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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Weekend Favs August 26
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 […]
5 Phrases To Banish From Your Copywriting (And What To Replace Them With)
As marketers, we’re all doing two things: Writing with the intent to sell something. Maybe it’s a product description in an e-commerce store, maybe it’s a landing page trying to generate a lead, or maybe it’s a blog post (like this one!) that’s trying to sell you an idea. Writing phrases and clichés that turn […]
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How to Get the Right Mindset for Prospecting and Sales
Marketing Podcast with Marylou Tyler Podcast Transcript Inbound, inbound, inbound – that’s marketing rally cry for that last few years. But a funny thing happened on the way to all this inbound marketing activity – outbound marketing – done right, has never been more effective. In fact, great outbound marketing can draw even greater interest […]

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The Myth of the Starving Artist
Marketing Podcast with Jeff Goins Podcast Transcript There are very few – maybe no – original ideas left, so stop beating yourself up looking for that one amazing new idea. The best and most profitable innovations are often created when someone blends two or three existing ideas in entirely new ways. It’s okay to be […]
Master These 3 Things and Your SEO Plan Will Come Together
Let’s de-mystify search engine optimization. I want to help you understand that SEO is not only important, but it’s something you should really master to a degree for your business. You should have the ability to handle SEO on your own, or at least be able to find somebody that is reputable and not just […]

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Weekend Favs August 19
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 […]
How To Write Content That Boosts Your Bottom Line
What is the greatest marketing challenge in the digital age? For many entrepreneurs and small business owners, it lies in creating content profitably and sustainably over the long haul. When virtually all of your customers are spending their waking hours reading, searching for, and sharing content online, it makes total sense for you to write […]
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Why Leaders Eat Last with Simon Sinek
Marketing Podcast with Simon Sinek Podcast Transcript For this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, we’ll revisit my conversation with Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why and the most recent Leaders Eat Last. First off, if you’ve not read either of these books, I suggest you get both. In Start With Why […]
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How to Create Ridiculously Good Content
Marketing Podcast with Ann Handley Podcast Transcript The simple answer to the promise in today’s title is this – get Ann Handley’s lbook – Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content. Handley is my guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing podcast and she knows a thing or two […]

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