We all have the same 24 hours in the day, and yet some of us sit back in awe and wonder at the incredible feats of productivity our colleagues accomplish. For those of us in the digital marketing space, running multiple social accounts, building email newsletters, consuming content like potato chips and turning it into educational casserole topping… it’s a full time job. I’m here to tell you that you have a virtual personal assistant right at your fingertips and you didn’t even know it!
It’s late on a Tuesday night and I get a frantic message from an acquaintance I haven’t talked to in a lonnnnnng time. What do they need? Well, to “pick my brain for a sec” of course! Normally I don’t mind this since I get really bored out here in the woods and could use […]
When the time came to collect all the amazing women I know and work with into one digital space, I knew I would have to find a low-maintenance, low-budget way to create a turn-key online clubhouse that I could later hand over to a board of leaders within the group. With that in mind I set out in a single weekend to craft The Legendary Women’s ClubThe Legendary Women’s Club website and membership portal.
In order to be profitable, you need a way to reach as many potential customers as possible, and often on a limited marketing budget. The best way to do this, in my experience, is through personal relationship management with key influencers. It’s certainly not a new practice, but it is one that a lot of newer business owners go through a lot of trial and error before the light bulb shines and they find their flow. To help give you a head start on growing your potential customer reach, I’m going to share with you the system I learned in hotel sales, and continue to use to this day; The Tickler File.
Some people start blogging because they have an opinion or mindset they feel they HAVE to share with the world. Others start because they see an opportunity to make a side income, or even a full-time job out of it.
No matter the reason, blogging itself has become a mainstream tool of expression, and the accessibility to resources like open-source platforms (WordPress for example), and social media have made it easier than ever to go from idea to action as a blogger. So why is it so many people start big, but then disappear?
While I can’t speak for all bloggers, I will share what almost knocked me out of the blogosphere in the beginning, and I hope it helps some of you avoid the same pitfalls.
Blogger fatigue is a pretty common problem in our industry. When you spend months and months and years writing about the same topic over and over and over again with very little reader feedback, at some point, it becomes difficult to tell outside of analytic numbers whether your words are reaching any eyeballs or ears […]
How to increase business while building brand loyalty and associate esteem by enabling your staff to own their personal brand.