Are you using both types of marketing in your business?

I was putting together a marketing plan for a client recently and I was listing all of the places where they had already been marketing. Just in social media alone they were marketing on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, YouTube, a blog, Tumblr, Storify, Disqus, Quora, plus a couple of other industry-specific channels. On top of […]

Aaron Hoos’ weekly reading list: ‘Local search, press releases, and the future of content’ edition

Here are some of the things I’ve been reading this week: Local search ranking factors: There’s a big push back to the local market and I’ve been watching it increase in importance over the past couple of years. Well, the good folks at Moz have surveyed and analyzed the factors that influence local search ranking. […]

9 ways to add value to your next ebook (so you don’t have to fill it with royalty-free images)

You’ve finished writing your ebook. You sit back in your office chair and breathe a sigh of relief. It’s a long document, brimming with a mix of wit, personality, and (of course) your expertise on the topic. You’re certain that it will offer your readers the insight they’re looking for. But something’s not quite right. […]

Weekly Sales Funnel Challenge: Wrap-up

This week, I challenged you to explore a new marketing channel for your sales funnel. How did you do? You might not immediately see the results in your bottom line, but you should already see the impact elsewhere – are you spending a lot of time on this? Are you finding a way to target […]

Weekly Sales Funnel Challenge: Explore a new channel

The Weekly Sales Funnel Challenge is a week-long challenge for business owners to focus on a specific aspect of their sales funnel for one week. It’s a fun way to keep you focused on one of the most important parts of your business. A new Weekly Sales Funnel Challenge is published every Monday and a […]