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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Don't Forget What Feeds the Soul Too
Man, running your own business is the best thing on the planet, except that it can vacuum the life right out of you from time to time. Every now and then, or maybe systematically, you need to step back and remember what nourishes you – and do it. There is never enough time to what […]
The Internet is Not a Business
Lots of people will tell you they have an Internet business but the fact is, there’s no such thing – the Internet is not a business, it’s a tool. Granted there may be businesses that use the Internet and the growing army of web apps as their primary or only way to generate, nurture, and […]
Live Session with Legendary Marketing Mind Seth Godin
Seth has written a growing list of best selling books on the subject of marketing and authors one of the most well read blogs on the Internet. Join me for a rare live interview to discuss Seth’s new book – The Dip – A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to […]

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Some Networking Power Tools
Networking at events attended by your target market can be a good way to make some nice introductions and start gently spreading the word about your products and services. There is a bit of art to this and plenty of bad examples evoking the worst used car stereotypes imaginable. Keep these simple rules in mind […]
HP To Acquire LogoWorks
Computer and printer maker Hewlett Packard today announced that is would acquire LogoWorks, an online graphic design entity focused on the small business world. I’m a fan of the LogoWorks concept and have partnered with them in the past. In addition, I write a blog for HP’s small business readers. Who knows maybe Duct Tape […]

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Small Business Using Video
A few days ago I asked readers to tell me the best ways they’ve seen people using video in marketing – see the post and comments. I’m working on putting together some information to help small business marketers get beyond the “YouTube isn’t for business” thinking. Actually, YouTube may not be for your business, but […]
Delivering Personalized Information via RSS
Just when you thought you were getting the hang of using RSS as a research tool, someone, like me, comes along and tells you that it’s not enough. Now it’s become ultra easy to use RSS technology to create individual feeds of information and supply them to your best clients. You know they want to […]
Business Week Savvy Selling Interview
An interview I conducted with Michelle Nichols, Sales columnists for Business Week was posted last week. The focus of the interview was increasing repeat sales. As far as I’m concerned, sale 2 and 3 have a lot to do with your lead generation and conversion process during sale 1 – and that’s what we discussed. […]
The 4 Hour Workweek Podcast?
I visited with an on the go Tim Ferris for this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing podcast. Tim’s bio includes: Princeton University guest lecturer in High-Tech Entrepreneurship and Electrical Engineering, Cage fighter in Japan, First American in history to hold a Guinness World Record in tango, National Chinese kickboxing champion, Actor on hit TV […]

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