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Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network Review

If you’ve spent more than a few minutes on my website or listened to a single episode of my Small Business Marketing Minute podcast, you probably know that I’m a part of the Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network.  Since this month marks my three-year anniversary in the network, I decided to do something a little […]

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Giving Back in 2016

It’s the time again when many business owners set goals and make resolutions for the coming year, and this year one of my resolutions is to start giving back through my business. By “giving back” I mean using the resources I have as a business owner to support organizations and causes that help make the […]

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Kristen Robinson Shares Social Media Tips for Local Businesses

In my experience, most local small business owners are not thrilled about the fact that social media is part of the modern marketing landscape.  Very few are using it effectively, and many of them are wasting more than a little time and money trying to figure it out.  In today’s episode, I interview Kristen Robinson […]

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Local Lead Generation Book Reviewed by Small Business Trends Website

Shortly after I published The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Local Lead Generation last summer, I submitted it to the Small Business Trends website to have them write a review of it.  Since the website is one of the most respected and popular independent small business publications on the entire internet, I thought that getting […]

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How NOT to use LinkedIn for Networking

Earlier this week, I got an email notification from LinkedIn that someone was requesting to connect with me.  For those of you non-LI members out there, LinkedIn is a professional networking site….sort of like Facebook for business owners and professional people who want to connect with other professionals.  It’s free to use, at least on […]

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Does your small business marketing feel like a game of darts?

Back in April, I had the opportunity to have a booth at the local small business development center’s annual expo.  At my booth, I created an interactive “small business marketing game” that business owners could play when they walked up to the booth.  It was basically a game of darts, except instead of getting points […]

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What to Look For in a Good Small Business Marketing Consultant

I was recently doing some research for a client when I ran across a great website called marketingzone.com.  It had a lot of educational articles about small business marketing, such as how to do market research, how to get the most from advertising, and how to hire marketing freelancers…including marketing consultants like myself. I really […]

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