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The Ultimate Guide to Small Business Keyword Research

Keyword research is an important strategic marketing practice that, when thought of correctly, never really ends. While many people think of this…

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Five Tips That Make Asking for Referrals Less Intimidating
Asking for referrals can be tough. It can feel like you’re being pushy or imposing on someone’s time. But in reality, the majority of happy customers are more than willing to give a referral when asked. While the first hurdle in asking for referrals is getting over your own insecurities or mental blocks associated with […]
Weekend Favs October 20
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]
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Focus on Existing Assets to Generate Better Marketing Results
Marketing Podcast with Louis Gudema Podcast Transcript My guest this week on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Louis Gudema. He is the founder and president of Revenue & Associates and the author of the book Bullseye Marketing: How to Grow Your Business Faster. A serial entrepreneur, Gudema’s previous venture was the internet marketing company […]

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Weekend Favs October 13
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]
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Increase Your Focus and Combat Distractions
Marketing Podcast with Chris Bailey Podcast Transcript This week on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I chat with author and productivity expert Chris Bailey. After graduating from business school, Bailey decided to forego the traditional path and spend a full year learning everything he could about a topic that fascinated him: productivity. He created a […]

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How to Use LinkedIn to Generate Sales Conversations
  The video above is a replay of a recent live webinar I hosted with guest Viveka von Rosen. Combined with the text below you should have a pretty good feel for how to use LinkedIn to generate sales conversations. LinkedIn is the oldest social network. Everyone seems to be on it, but no one […]
Weekend Favs October 6
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]
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Why Sales and Marketing Need Each Other
Marketing Podcast with Pam Didner Podcast Transcript This week on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I chat with Pam Didner. After almost 20 years in corporate America, where Didner held a variety of senior leadership positions in departments as varied as finance and accounting, supply-chain management, and global marketing strategy, she decided to strike out […]
The Introvert’s Guide to Successful Networking
Networking is a critical skill for any business owner to develop. It allows you to find the best talent for your company, establish new strategic partnerships, and expand your client base. There is definitely an art to networking, and there are some steps that everyone should take before they head out to their next conference […]

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