2020

How to Rank Your Blog Posts on the First Page of Google in 2020

Follow these principles and get the keyboards clattering till search rankings become the next growth engine of your business.
Sales
2020

The Truth Behind Why Your Sales People Are Losing Deals

I've spent a good portion of my career in B2B tech sales and business development. I believe my background in sales and lead generation has made me a better marketer and entrepreneur today. Throughout
2020

Here’s Why I Fired A Client Yesterday

Never subject your employees to working with clients who make their lives miserable. Remember, your employees are worth much more than holding on for dear life to a toxic client.
2019

How to Write Articles Editors Love and Will Publish

Getting your article accepted by an editor at a major publication is not easy. However, if you are strategic with your approach your chances of getting published are greatly improved.
2019

How You Use Fear Can Make All The Difference in Life

Fear. It doesn’t matter if you work for yourself or some big multinational corporation, fear is with us every day. We fear screwing up and getting fired. We fear losing
2019

5 Reasons Why Inbound Marketing is Better Than Outbound

Inbound vs outbound is the biggest battle around in the world of marketing. This blog will outline five reasons why inbound is the way forward.
2019

Are You Always an Expert?

I saw a magazine advice column recently where a professional was wondering how to respond to those who asked for her advice when she wasn’t in her office. She’s a
Content
2019

Some Content Creation Insights I Developed While Riding My Bike

I have been riding a bike since I was old enough to actually able reach the pedals. The beauty of it is that not only gets you from place to
Networking
2019

How Welcoming is YOUR Organization?

Have you ever attended a business networking event where you knew very few people . . . maybe no one? How did you feel when you were walking in? Confident?
Live Streaming Video
2019

12 Live Streaming Video Tips to Build Your Brand and Business

Linkedin is the last major social media platform to implement live streaming video. They are slowly rolling it out this year. I operated a photographic supply business and camera store
Cars and personal brand
2019

Find Out What Your Car Says About Your Personal Brand

When you see a big brown delivery truck you automatically think UPS. When you see a pink Cadillac you automatically think Mary Kay. Some business vehicles have been around for
2019

Networking Success Tips: Secret #1

Have you ever gone into a room full of laughing and talking strangers, all seeming to be having a great time? Have you noticed that they’re mostly not paying attention
Marketing trends 2019
2019

LinkedIn Says Your CMO Needs to Know About These 5 Marketing Trends

Let's face it, CMOs have an enormous amount on their plates. With marketing becoming more complex. It seems that a CMO's responsibilities are growing nearly every day. Keeping pace with technology and rapidly
social issues
2019

The Upsides & Downsides Of Tying Your Brand To A Social Issue

I saw this post a few weeks ago and dragged it onto my desktop. I have been thinking about it on and off since then and really can’t decide where
2019

How To Tell If a “Social Media Expert” Is Faking It

Social media arose quickly as a prominent way for businesses to showcase their brand. Anytime, a product or service enters into the marketplace quickly there are opportunists that move into
sales rep
2019

You’re In Sales Too Whether You Like It or Not

I bravely walked in through the front door right past their "No Soliciting" sign and up to the front desk. It was a cold call. I felt so cool standing
Instagram
2019

13 Expert Tips to Help You Massively Scale Up Your Instagram Following

Instagram is always changing the way it operates. Getting engagement on the platform can be challenging when they make unannounced tweaks to their algorithm. They change their algorithm to prevent
NBA Hoops
2019

The NBA Championship is More Than Just Hoops. (It’s Marketing, Sales, and Jobs)

If you think the NBA Championship is just another bunch of basketball games, think again. Now you may be asking yourself what basketball has to with marketing and sales? Or
2019

8 Reasons How a Powerful Personal Brand Will Make You Successful

If you do not have a powerful and visible personal brand you are putting yourself at a disadvantage in almost every aspect of your professional, business and personal life. Personal
2019

This Is How Entrepreneurs Can Dominate The Clock (But Most Don’t)

In today's market, entrepreneurs and business owners get flooded with a massive workload. Truth be told, I personally work in excess of sixty hours a week. So, unless you implement a tactical
What to do if you get fired
2019

Just Got Fired? Take These 8 Steps to Bounce Back Stronger Than Ever

I was humiliated. I had just been fired. I said goodbye to my boss and team. Then, I had to do the walk of shame right past all the rest of
Data Savvy
2019

How Data Savvy Marketers Get to Know Their Customers to Gain Their Loyalty

Brand loyalty is evolving, and the emphasis is squarely on the consumers rather than the brands these days. Customers expect you to know them better than they know themselves and to treat them
When to fire a client
2019

How to Know When It’s Time to Fire a Toxic Client

Last Friday, I briefly hated my job again. I was brought back to a dark place I hadn't been in my career for a long time. I had what was by far
2019

How to Model Your Startup After the Most Successful Companies of Our Generation

Current attitudes aren't too kind towards the old American way of doing business. In recent strategies, companies have been more involved with taking actionable approaches to the outward functions of
Gen Z
2019

How Gen Z Entrepreneurs are Crushing the Barriers to Entry

You can learn a lot of things by flipping burgers that you aren't going to learn anywhere else in the world. It's a great exercise in patience, and you'll learn
Content Marketing
2019

How to Write Content That Converts Likes on Social Media Into Sales

How do we make more sales? Companies around the world ask themselves this most basic yet fundamental question almost every day. Consumers are greater informed, and they have more choices on how
Thought leader tips
2019

10 Power Tips to Becoming a Thought Leader

I get asked frequently how I got to be a contributor for a major platform like Entrepreneur. In fact, every time one of my articles get published on any of the
Best selling book
2019

What You Need to Know to Create a Best-selling Book

Five years ago, I decided that it was time to write my first book. It was the story of how a single dad of five led his kids, his business
Social Networks
2019

Learn How to Brilliantly Cross-Promote Your LinkedIn Recommendations to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Students, job seekers and those with a "stable career" all have one thing in common. They need to build their personal brand. It's one of those things that's best to have