There's really only one question you need to ask yourself to see if you're going to have an awesome 2019: are you going to keep doing the same things you did in 2018, or are you going to bust out of your comfort zone and take some risks to step it up? If you don't step it up, then you're going to be faced with this question at the end of 2019, and your answer is going to be the same. Yikes!
It's a tradition around our house that sometime during December before the big guy brings a slew of new "stuff", the family works together, and we play a game called... "Keep or Toss." I spent yesterday torturing my kiddos with this game. I sorted through toys, stuffies, artwork, and games and asked my three kids at least 100 times the simple question... "Keep or Toss?" I am sure you've asked yourself this same question with a digital marketing strategy that is under-performing or not performing at all! Should you simply Kkkkeeeeeep Going (as I say in my Amazon
Today, we have with us, John Jonas. He is an experienced businessman, and the founder of onlinejobs.ph. Today, we are talking about how important it can be to outsource jobs across the world, to hiring dedicated people that will work hard to maintain their full time positions, and why his website and his business is a better, smarter choice compared to his competition. Let’s get started! Click here to listen to this episode!
How many times have you put off starting something, only to realize that the task was relatively easy once you finally got off your butt and got started? In chemistry, the amount of energy it takes to actually start something is called activation energy, and I'm sure you can agree that for some tasks, trying to muster up this activation energy seems downright impossible. Continuing with my little chemistry analogy, there is something that can help decrease the amount of activation energy it takes for a reaction to occur. You simply have to introduce a thing called a
As we all know, marketing is a game that’s constantly changing. Keeping tabs on everything that comes and goes sometimes requires more time and energy than we have to spare. After all, running a business is a daunting task, and staying ahead of the digital marketing curve can be a lot of handle on top of what we’re already dealing with. So I’ve done the hard work for you! Presenting: the 40 Best Digital Marketing Books of 2018! That’s right: every book on this list has been published in the last six months, ensuring that you’re getting the
Ohhhhhh that dreaded internal snooze button. You know the one. If you're like most entrepreneurs, you hit it every day, multiple times a day! It starts with a new opportunity, a phone call, a Facebook LIVE, a blog post that needs doing... It's a fleeting thought because you're an expert at hitting that "inner snooze button." Putting that work off for another day when you're feeling more "inspired" or "motivated." Let your "future self" deal with getting things done, putting yourself out there and finally get your digital marketing tasks complete. Well, bad news... your "future self" loves
Nick Usborne is our special guest on today's episode of Traffic and Leads Podcast. A copywriter of 40 years, Nick is the king of Conversational Copywriting. This week, Nick and I have a conversation about what it means to use persuasive and casual language in your copywriting in order to build a unique and special bond with your audience. Getting to know your own writing voice is important, and learning to let go of fear and pressure to sound and look like everyone else does can massively increase the success of your copywriting skills. Let’s get started! Click here to
No matter how big the internet gets, it still presents great opportunities for businesses to spread their influence and promote their brand online. The digital and online platforms run the gamut from social media and e-Commerce to blogs and online personalities in order to increase their reach to their audiences. But despite the vast landscape of information, businesses still claw their way to get their brands, products, and services first to the consumer. So, in this article, we will discuss five simple online strategies to navigate your way on the web. Build your brand Brands that interact with
I host two podcasts. The Traffic and Leads Podcast. This bad boy has been live for years. It brings in some clients and has hundreds of downloads per episode. The PDX Small Business Network Podcast is a wee little thing I launched last year. This podcast gets a whopping 30 downloads per episode but has brought me more business, hands-down, that the Traffic and Leads Podcast has in 4+ years! Why? I'll explain it in detail in this video. This potent podcasting strategy can be utilized by any business in any niche to get yourself in front of
You’ve already set up a great website, aced it on web design, and you’re now focusing on how to get the most out of it. Search engine optimization is, of course, the first thing that should click in your mind when it comes to internet marketing. And among the many search optimization techniques and strategies you’re going to put in place, link-building is something you shouldn’t forget. Of course, link building involves the use of hyperlinks within your web content that redirect your visitors to other high-value, relevant, resourceful web pages within the web. This brings us to