Is the ‘latest and greatest’ always the best for a small business?

It seems that just about every week we see a new digital marketing system or program being touted as the ‘must have’ for all businesses by some so called ‘expert’. As a small business operator with limited time and resources, it’s hard to know which way to turn. Well, by advice here is… Avoid getting … Continue reading Is the ‘latest and greatest’ always the best for a small business?

Here’s a little story… about storytelling.

What are your initial thoughts when you read the following excerpt? “I can still remember the feeling, after getting lost multiple times and then arriving 30 minutes late. With palms sweating and heart beating fast, I finally pulled my car into the dusty makeshift car park. My little city car was almost as much at … Continue reading Here’s a little story… about storytelling.

Short, simple and clear. Why? How do you communicate?

I love to keep things simple. Maybe it’s because I’m a simple person… or maybe it’s simply because I know that it works. Whether it be in marketing strategy, copywriting, web design, content creation or any situation where an individual is communicating to an audience and hoping to achieve a desired result, I’ve found that … Continue reading Short, simple and clear. Why? How do you communicate?

Ahh… that’s refreshing. When is it time to update your brand?

We all need a little freshening up every now and then to keep us feeling good, at the top of our game and right on the ball - and the same goes for your brand. Without a little TLC, brands eventually become stale, tired and less relevant over time, and if left unchecked the results … Continue reading Ahh… that’s refreshing. When is it time to update your brand?

Draw your audience in by telling a story… just like this.

Tell me. What are your initial thoughts when you read the following excerpt? “I can still remember the feeling, after getting lost multiple times and then arriving 30 minutes late. With palms sweating and heart beating fast, I finally pulled my car into the dusty makeshift car park. My little city car was almost as … Continue reading Draw your audience in by telling a story… just like this.

What should a Marketing Manager REALLY be doing?

What makes a good Marketing Manager? Well, that’s a question that can sure open up a can of worms, and you’ll get so many different answers to it depending on who you ask. Some will tell you that it’s all in the ability to drive sales. Some will say that it’s all about the brand … Continue reading What should a Marketing Manager REALLY be doing?

Write a good blog post… like this.

How do I write a good blog post? Now that’s a question I get asked a lot. Well, in my opinion, the best blog posts are Engaging to the reader Easy to absorb Short and sharp They are not Written as a sales pitch Overly technical Longer than they need to be A blog post … Continue reading Write a good blog post… like this.