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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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How to Create Effective Content Without Adding More to Your To-Do List
Content influences not only all aspects of our marketing but of our entire business as well. Content is not something you can take lightly. It needs to be front and center of your strategy and it needs to be done well. The only issue is, it’s time-consuming. For small business owners, finding the time to […]
Weekend Favs February 10
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 Advertising and Engagement for Small Businesses
Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch About Facebook Advertising Facebook advertising for small business is a hot topic, and it’s gotten even hotter since Facebook’s been in the news lately talking about limiting people’s organic reach. This is something that’s been going on for a couple of years, and I think that this whole political storm […]

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Using Content As Your Voice of Strategy
I’ve said it once (or twice) and I’ll say it again: content is no longer king, it’s air. It not only touches all aspects of your marketing these days but of your business as well. Your audience expects to find information about any product, service, or challenge they face simply by typing a keyword into […]
Weekend Favs February 3
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 a Virtual Assistant Can Save Your Sanity and Grow Your Business
Marketing Podcast with Jess Ostroff Podcast Transcript My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Jess Ostroff. She is the Founder and Director of Calm at Don’t Panic Management, the first virtual assistant agency to embody a people-first approach to virtual assistant success. She and I discuss her new book, […]
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Content Marketing is About Customers, Not Keywords
If you liked this post, check out our Guide to Content Marketing for Small Business. Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch About Content Marketing for Small Business I’ve had content marketing for small business on the brain recently so I thought I’d write about it today. “Boy, there is a topic that hasn’t been covered recently,” said nobody […]
The Importance of Visual Elements in Your Brand Strategy
When you’re building your brand, including the development of your story, personality, core message, brand promise and so on, you need to be sure to include a strategy for visual components as well. No matter how great your business and messaging are, let’s face it, visuals are usually the most effective way to capture your […]
Weekend Favs January 27
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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