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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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The Secrets to Scaling Your Business
Marketing Podcast with Mandy McEwen Podcast Transcript My guest this week on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Mandy McEwen. She is the founder and CEO of Mod Girl Marketing and is an expert in helping companies and digital agencies scale. Having founded her company back in 2010, McEwen shares what she’s learned from her experience, […]
How to Integrate Sales and Marketing to Grow Your Business
It’s an age-old notion that marketing and sales teams don’t get along. Like rival football teams in a teen movie, the marketing team sees themselves as the heroes—creating forward-thinking ideas and campaigns that will open up a whole new world of potential clients and drive tremendous growth—while the sales team thinks what they’re doing is […]
Weekend Favs September 1
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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Facebook and Google Ads – The Keys to Small Business Paid Search
If you want to run a business today, you need to be advertising on Facebook and Google. These two tech giants dominate the online advertising market, and their reach is so incredibly broad (both have billions of users each month) that to leave them out of your strategy is to not have an online strategy […]
Weekend Favs August 25
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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How to Edge Out Your Competition by Being Uncopyable
Marketing Podcast with Steve A. Miller Podcast Transcript This week’s guest on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Steve A. Miller. Miller is a consultant, speaker, and author. His most recent book, Uncopyable: How to Create an Unfair Advantage Over Your Competition, is about how small business owners can create an uncopyable relationship with their clients to […]
The Central Role of Advertising In The Customer Journey?
When you think of advertising, your first association might be with attracting new customers. Ads are supposed to reach out to audiences unknown, introduce them to your brand, and bring them on board. But in reality, advertising can be used effectively throughout the customer journey. It’s not only a tool to reach prospective clients; it […]
Weekend Favs August 18
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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Using Convenience to Disrupt the Competition
Marketing Podcast with Shep Hyken Podcast Transcript This week on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I chat with Shep Hyken. He is the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations and the author of the upcoming book The Convenience Revolution: How to Deliver a Customer Service Experience That Disrupts the Competition and Creates Fierce Loyalty. Hyken’s previous books […]

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