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

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.)

Wil & Sydni in Paris

Wil & Sydni near Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

Intentionally, Smart Simple Marketing disappeared!

Why would we go missing for months?

The answer is simple…

At the same time, it will help you to overcome any glitches, setbacks or roadblocks to your business success.

This is what we did…     

We got focused and drilled down on one important goal – Our dream of living in France!

That sounds great, but we quickly learned…


You know that feeling that you get when everything seems to be on the line. It seems like you have to drop everything right now and focus on the MOST important matters.

I had a situation like that in the summer of 2007. While sitting at my desk, the phone rang and the person on the other line said something that made my stomach drop to the floor… “Sydni was in a car accident!” (For new members to our community, Sydni is my business partner and lovely wife.)

In your life (and business), you will have moments like this. That’s just how life goes. Certain events come along that knocks the wind out of your sails.

And until the issue is resolved, you must focus on that ONE thing (especially as a small business owner).

That is what happened with Smart Simple Marketing during the spring and summer of 2016.

There were amazing opportunities we took advantage of and focused on. These ventures enabled us to increase our business and enhance our experience of living in France for two whole months.

What did you do the last time you had a tragedy or an unexpected blessing come your way? Did you ignore it and hope for the best? I doubt it.

Likely, you battened down the hatches and became laser focused on a successful outcome, right? I’m sure of it! (You’ll be glad to know that Sydni fully recovered from the bumps and bruises she sustained.)

If it was a tragedy like my event in 2007 or a boon like the summer of 2016 – you focused on it.


It is because you don’t want to miss your opportunity to contribute something of great value to a person or a purpose.

At Smart Simple Marketing, we have prided ourselves on the number one marketing tactic that has allowed us to build 4 different businesses over the past 10 years.

That tactic is email marketing!

We have sent (almost perfectly) an email newsletter each week for 8 years. But, we hit a dry spell in the spring of 2016.

If you’re one of our community members who regularly read our email newsletter, you may have asked, “Why did Sydni and Wil stop sending me emails?

That’s a great question, which deserves an answer.

First off, you’ll be glad to know that we’re bringing back:

  • Our regularly scheduled email newsletters
  • Business growth content.
  • Event more webinars (even more)

We are still 100% committed to helping you to grow your business in the smartest, simplest way possible.

Here is the answer to “why we disappeared”…

A few months before it was time to leave for France, several great business opportunities flourished. We dug into the new ventures so that we could deliver the best work possible.

There was, of course, a side effect.

We stopped staying in touch with you!

I mean almost 100% of the emails that we send on a regular basis came to a screeching halt. As unfortunate as this is, we want you to embrace the same valuable lesson that we learned…


There are many times in business where we take a loss, we make a mistake, underperform, or fall flat on our face.

That’s ok though because true survivors keep pushing forward! We adjust to our new circumstances and start moving forward.

This is the main point: When you get the wind knocked out of you. Or, if you have a wonderful opportunity that forces you to drop other things…

Don’t give up. Don’t lose heart. Look for the door that opens the path to new good things.

Then shut that door on the past behind you. Start where you are and move forward.

Moving forward, Smart Simple Marketing will continue to help you:

  • Identify and solve your biggest business problems
  • Eliminate overwhelm
  • Simplify your marketing strategies
  • Save time and money
  • Increase your revenue
  • and most important…

Teach you how to start where you are right now and move toward the goals that you have for business and achieving your vision of success!

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