Your Core Marketing Message Isn’t What You Think

Core Marketing Message

Why most small business marketing messages fall short—and what you can do about it. Small businesses are in crisis… a messaging crisis. They all think they sound different, yet in the eyes of potential customers it all sounds the same. You hear it in one-to-one conversations. When asked what they do, most play back what they are/what they literally do… …

Facebook is Dumb, but Congress is Dumber

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Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook Founder) testified before Congress this week. This after we learned that a third party scraped Facebook user data and improperly shared it with a political firm.  Make no mistake, Facebook is dumb. The team screwed up and needs to change. It’s clear the company leaders who want to make money (as a public company must do) are …

The Missing Piece You Need to Gain Momentum in Your Small Business

Kevin Namaky Marketing Coach

I’m pleased to announce that, after more than a few requests for 1:1 coaching, I’ve decided to offer marketing coaching services. Marketing can be overwhelming at times. There are lots of options and info around the web. It can be hard to know where to focus to get results. Or if you do have an idea of where to focus, …

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Might be a Wasted Opportunity

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You’re probably on LinkedIn. And if you’re like a lot of other small business owners out there, you’ve possibly written off LinkedIn as a waste of time. Maybe you put your resume info on your LinkedIn profile and forgot about it. Don’t. LinkedIn can be a powerful platform, particularly for B2B marketing. It’s not just for recruiters and job seekers. …

Got Burning Marketing Strategy Questions?

Woman Getting Marketing Questions Answered

When you’re just starting out or you’re still a relatively small business, sometimes you just need someone to quickly point you in the right direction. It’s especially true with your marketing strategy. You may not be an expert, but you know it’s important and it’s still one of the hats you have to wear as a small business owner. Well, …

How Google RankBrain is Affecting Your SEO

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Many small businesses rely on SEO (search engine optimization) because it’s an efficient way to drive traffic compared to paying for expensive ads. The concept used to be simple: optimize your content for specific keywords and watch the traffic roll in. Well… not any more. Google’s increasing use of machine learning (RankBrain) means small business owners and entrepreneurs need to …

New Online Marketing Course for Small Business

30 Days to a Winning Small Business Marketing Strategy Online Course

Blog readers get a special discount if they enroll by January 11th, 2018. You don’t have time. You don’t know which marketing channels are best. And you don’t have money for consultants that overcharge and underwhelm. So how are you ever going to come up with a marketing plan? Well, now you have a new option. One that’s doable, affordable, …