Entries from December 2009

Sales Prevention Department: Holiday Edition

Posted by admin on December 19th, 2009 in Marketing Lessons, Small Business Coaching | No Comments

Is everyone in sales creation or sales prevention mode this Holiday season? Well my experience was sales prevention today… Today I went and did a little last minute Holiday shopping. First a stop at Game Stop for some video games for my son. Here’s where the fun began. I responded to a marketing promotion for [...]

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Quick Tip: Adding Facebook To Your Website

Posted by admin on December 11th, 2009 in Internet Marketing, Marketing Lessons, Marketing Tip, Social Media, Uncategorized | No Comments

One way you can tie your existing website to your Social networks is to add the Facebook fan box to your website or blog. This widget is very easy to add to your site and is the beginning on linking your social media strategy together in layers. By “stacking” each social media on to of [...]

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Finding Your Ideal Client!

Posted by admin on December 10th, 2009 in Direct Response Marketing, Seattle Marketing Coach, Small Business Coaching, Small Business Marketing | No Comments

As a small business owner, defining and identifying your ideal client is critical. By identifying the key characteristics of your ideal client, you are also defining who IS NOT a good client. Understand the difference can mean the difference between success and failure. If you a familiar with Pareto’s law or the 80/20 rule, this [...]

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Give A Hoot, And Don't…

Posted by admin on December 9th, 2009 in Seattle Marketing Coach, Small Business Coaching, Social Media | No Comments

Ok, so this isn’t a public service announcement on pollution. I wanted to share a tool that I use with Twitter that makes life a lot easier. I know many of you might use TweetDeck, but I prefer Hoot Suite. The coolest feature on HootSuite is the ability to schedule tweets throughout the day. I [...]

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If I Get One More Useless Tweet! I'm Gonna…

Posted by admin on December 8th, 2009 in Seattle Marketing Coach, Small Business Coaching, Small Business Marketing, Social Media, Uncategorized | No Comments

Do you find yourself wading through useless tweets on a daily basis? Don’t get me wrong, I am a huge Social Media believer, but sometimes I think I think all we have done is given a bull horn to a bunch of folks who don’t understand the foundations of marketing. They are bypassing the fundamental’s [...]

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In Celebration Of A Life Lived…

Posted by admin on December 7th, 2009 in Business Coaching, Marketing Lessons, Small Business Marketing | No Comments

We lost a legend yesterday. Jim Rohn is/was one of the most foremost thought leaders in business, speaking, and life in my opinion. His works have influenced myself and thousands of others with a life truly lived. I thought I would pay tribute with a few of my favorite quotes from Jim that have had [...]

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Marketing Advice: Get Militant About Your Time!

Posted by admin on December 5th, 2009 in Marketing Lessons, Seattle Marketing Coach, Small Business Coaching, Small Business Marketing | No Comments

One of the most common constraints we all face as entrepreneurs is TIME! Let’s face it, we all have the same amount of time but some get exponentially more done than others. This year I set out to get more out of each day, and feel pretty good about the results. What I came to [...]

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Become A Social Media Pro For Your Small Business

Posted by admin on December 4th, 2009 in Online Marketing, Small Business Marketing, Social Media | 1 Comment

If you are wondering how Social Media fits into your small business marketing plans, take a minute and watch the video below. John Jantsch has created a new program that we are providing as Duct Tape Marketing coaches that I believe will benefit your business lead generation efforts in big ways! This program is by [...]

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