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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7 Tips that Will Make You a Successful Content Marketer in 2017
In today’s marketing, content is king while many previously successful SEO techniques are irrelevant or even harmful. If you expect that keywords included in titles of publications, alt tags, and descriptions will bring your website to the top of Google, you’re behind the times! Wake up – this SEO doesn’t work although some techniques still […]
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How to Negotiate As If Your Life Depended On It
Marketing Podcast with Chris Voss Podcast Transcript The idea that you might negotiate deals and jobs and even pay raises like a hostage negotiator might seem a little crazy, but when it comes down to it, understanding and dealing with human emotions in slightly charged environments is something most of us address daily. What if you […]
Weekend Favs March 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 Use Facebook Ads to Drive Sustainable Traffic & Boost Sales
Regardless of your business model, incorporating Facebook ads into your marketing funnel can be a dependable way to drive customers to your site and, ultimately, boost sales. The concept is simple enough: You target prospective buyers on Facebook with an ad. But when it comes to Facebook, the real key is how to create sustainable […]
4 Questions You Must Answer to Develop Your Marketing Strategy
Developing a marketing strategy for your business can be tough, especially if you don’t know where to start or what to focus on. I’ve found that if I get stuck while putting together my own strategy, or a marketing strategy for clients, I just need to refer back to the four questions below to help […]

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Get Anybody to Do Anything You Want
Marketing Podcast with Phil M. Jones Podcast Transcript The title of this post is misleading and maybe even a bit disturbing to some, so let me clarify that I mean for good only! By studying human behavior and language, you can put yourself in the best possible position to do good and help others by […]
Weekend Favs March 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 […]
Why Linkable Content Wins and How To Create It?
There’s no escaping content if you want to survive in the digital marketing realm. Whether you create content or curate it, you have to ensure that it serves a purpose. Irrespective of the industry, the content that you create has to increase brand awareness, generate leads, boost sales, make an impact on the target audience, trigger […]
How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Generate Quality Leads Continuously
If you’re a professional or job seeker (which, if you’re on the DTM blog, you obviously are), you’ll know that LinkedIn is the biggest, baddest kids on the block. With over 400 million users to date, a recent acquisition by Microsoft, and a revamped user interface, LinkedIn seems poised to be the best platform for […]

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