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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Seth Godin Is Getting Small
Not many big businesses get it yet, but people are starting to come around to the idea that small businesses hold some significant advantages when it comes to serving changing markets. I spent a few minutes chatting with Seth Godin, arguably one of the more articulate identifiers of emerging marketing reality (wow, that’s a mouthful) […]
Meet and Grow Rich on Duct Tape Podcast
Prolific Internet Marketer, Joe Vitale and co-author Bill Hibbler dialed into the Duct Tape Marketing podcast to share some insight contained in their new book, Meet and Grow Rich – How to Easily Create and Operate Your Own “Mastermind” Group for Health, Wealth, and More. The essence of the book is a systematic approach to […]
Who Wears the Marketing Hat In Your Business?
When small business owners finally face the fact that they are really in the marketing business, they struggle with the idea that they actually must spend time and resources feeding the marketing machine. Here’s my belief – Most small businesses would benefit greatly from having some person in the organization that focused primarily on marketing. […]

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What Does Your Email Address Say About Your Business
I’m passionate about bringing small businesses online – but you knew that. Sometimes I think I’m making headway and then I will do a workshop with a group of small business owners only to find that some still don’t have web sites and some, even those who do have web sites, still use email addresses […]
Free Article Directories
A few readers that looked at my post yesterday wondered if there were any other article directories that I could recommend.. Here’s a short list of some of the better ones for both posting your content and finding good content to use on your site and in your ezines. Content Desk GoArticles EzineArticles IdeaMarketers

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Automatically Add Marketing Content to Your Web Site
For several years now I have been publishing small business marketing related articles to distribute to my newsletter subscribers. In addition, I submit many of these articles to article directories using a service that automates this process called Submit Your Article. This same service allows any web site owner to easily display these articles on […]
Opt-In Email Deliverability Checklist
Getting your opt-in email opened is one part of the equation, but you can’t get them opened and read if you can’t get them delivered. Sparklist, an email marketing service provider, is offering a handy email deliverability guide, Opt-in Email Marketer’s Checklist for Inbox Delivery that features 10 very solid recommendations to help increase your […]
Easiest Way To Get Your Small Business Blog Fix
You’re missing the boat if you’re not subscribing to the entire Duct Tape Marketing blog channel – the channel consists 22 blogs – see all those links at the top in the header. These twenty-two blogs, all focused on small business are a really amazing resource. Look, I know that I put this blog channel […]
Automated Postcard Mailings
Sometimes a postcard is just the right tool to let a prospect know about a new service, free report or special sale. I like to sprinkle the occasional postcard into any ongoing drip communication with existing clients too. Below are three services that allow you to automate the process of sending postcards. By automate I […]

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