How to Follow Up With Prospects (Even When You’re Insanely Busy)

Can you see yourself there?Business Owner Enjoying Following-UP

IMAGINE that every event you attend is filled to the brim with prospects – new clients, potential referral partners, and people who can’t wait to become paying customers.

You leave the event with stacks of business cards – and you look forward to following up with all those hot leads.

If you’re like most small business owners…

This is the point where the dream can quickly become a nightmare: [Continue reading]

7 Reasons to Use “Set It and Forget It” Marketing

It’s possible that you are too busy…

Too busy running your business to effectively market and grow your business?

If marketing feels like an afterthought and if you find yourself scrambling at the last minute to create compelling marketing campaigns…

You are in the right place!

There’s a new marketing game in town, and it will solve the previously mentioned problems and then some.

Here is the solution dropped right in your lap…      [Continue reading]

Why Smart Simple Marketing Went Missing and How You Can Use Our Example To Grow Your Business [FREE DOWNLOAD]

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You are going to discover an important secret… It’s a secret that many small business owners ignore, but so desperately NEED. (I want to lead you from the group of “ignor-ers”. So keep reading.) Intentionally, Smart Simple Marketing … [Continue reading]

Facebook Live to Help Boost B2B Profit

Originally published at Like every other trend in digital marketing, video marketing is constantly shifting and evolving. If you’re just hopping on the video bandwagon, don’t worry – you’re not too late to take advantage of all this … [Continue reading]

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): 5 Things Small Business Owners Should Know

Originally published on The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a massive trade agreement that impacts over 40% of the world’s economy. It aims to boost trade between a dozen nations around the world, all of whom are committed to … [Continue reading]

How Going Green Can Win You Contracts, Clients, and Working Capital

Originally published on What if you could reduce your carbon footprint, make a positive impact in the world, and snag the attention of venture capitalists while you’re at it? No, it’s not a dream come true. It’s one of the latest … [Continue reading]

How to Start Outsourcing Small Business Tasks in 5 Easy Steps

Originally published on In the small business world, outsourcing is the process of hiring contractors to manage areas of your business you would otherwise do yourself. While the mainstream media tends to draw associations between … [Continue reading]

7 Secrets of Online Event Marketing Success

Originally published at Online events are fantastic for building brand awareness and driving small business sales. Unlike traditional events, which require a physical location and incur a variety of different hard costs, online events … [Continue reading]

5 Digital Marketing Trends That Work Wonders for Small Business

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It’s tough to keep up with digital marketing trends, isn’t it? Every day there seems to be a new “must-have” app, new software programs, and new ideas about how to use digital tools to drive profits and win customers. A lot of these trends come … [Continue reading]

How to Get Listed in the Right Online Business Directories

Originally published at If your business is a local business, it’s highly likely that your customers are already using online business directories to find you. How likely? According to hyperlocal business monitor Street Fight, … [Continue reading]