This 8 minute follow up to the notion of having a “front end” and a “back end” to you business contains a simple idea that I’ve used to build a relationship with my customers. It’s like dating, you don’t ask someone to marry you on the first date! (Well at least most people don’t) Your
Podcast: The Problem With Social Media Marketing Description: Technically I’ve been at this “social media marketing” stuff for a long time. since writing Blogging Secrets in 2005 I’ve built and torn down more blogs than I care to remember. My latest blog is http://www.styledandstaged.com – ( one of our other businesses) While blogging is great
Do you want to be a lazy blogger? You should… and here’s how. Blogging is great for business, if you can keep it stocked with real information that is valuable to the readers you want reading/watching. That’s the rub. Most small business owners have great intentions but no time to actually follow through with the
A Small Business Sales Curse Experience is always the best teacher! This past weekend I spent some time with my daughters’ soccer team “fund raising”. I’m betting you’ve been accosted/solicited at your neighborhood grocery store this season already! I learned an important marketing lesson as the girls struggled to raise funds for the teams cross
Affiliate Marketing Pitfalls Can you really build an online business as an affiliate marketer? Is affiliate marketing enough? These are tough questions, and ones that MUST be answered as you either start or try to grow your online business. So important that I put them at the very start of the Hub And Spoke marketing
I Still Hear This Question After 14 Years Online… How do I get started? Are you asking that question? Do you know exactly what to do to get started the right way? At a minimum you should have downloaded a copy of the MySmallBizMap and listened to the 60 minute audio that goes with it.
Changing the Oil In My Car Changed the Way I Think About Web Sites. I had to get an oil change today… a regular purchase that car owners get done 3 or 4 times a year… and it changed the way I think about web sites. Find out why in today’s MySmallBiz Radio Podcast.
Back-Ending and Front-Ending While there is plenty of talk and information about online selling, internet marketing and topics like traffic, copy, conversion; one little piece is often forgotten. You have to build a business – selling products online isn’t enough! Take a long term view of your business and consider, the two ends – The
259 days ago you were subscribed to 52 Secrets My Mom Never Told Me About Internet Marketing by James Maduk. I had to mention a change in my business and tie it into this weeks secret. Unlike the majority of online marketers, I’ve actually been a professional speaker and trainer for the last 12 years.