A Moment of Clarity
This may not be a big surprise for you but business people today have very short attention spans. More than ever, you need to be concise in your message or….(I’m sorry, I got distracted). Here’s a picture for the attention impaired.Read More »
When it comes to creating a sustainable funnel of customers, throwing more money at the problem isn’t the answer. A wise man said “That’s like giving a bicycle to a fish.” That wise man may have been slightly drunk but I think he was on to something.Read More »
What can I say? I saw a good sized print ad in the local paper. It was totally wrong headed. It was fluffy. Its voluminous size dwarfed by its sheer misunderstanding of how to make advertising work.
How could I not make fun of it?Read More »
My friend Matt Shultz sums up marketing strategy thusly. Companies want to eat their dessert first. We all love the sexy stuff of marketing dessert – web sites, brochures, videos, etc. But nobody wants to eat their vegetables first. Marketing strategy is the vegetables.
And if you want a healthy sales program, you have to eat your vegetables.Read More »
I’ve run across many companies that use the term prospect loosely. Usually it means “anybody with a pulse”.
Too often, companies spend far too much time and resources pursuing so called prospects that will never buy and likely don’t have any interest in buying.Read More »
I received a very interesting call last week from a friend and client I worked with almost two decades ago. You’ll love this story of success and I’m super proud to be a small part of his success.Read More »
Right now, as you read this, there are companies vying for your customers money. These competitors are knocking on doors, they are adapting to the market and they are taking revenue out of your pockets.
In this Moment of Clarity, I show you how you can gain the upper hand.Read More »
In this week’s Moment of Clarity I share my thoughts on how seeing your business as a system can help you improve and grow your business.
About ten years ago I completely disassembled an old Corvette I bought in a fit of bad judgment at a swap meet. Every bolt. Every washer. Every piece of wire.Read More »
In this week’s moment of Clarity I share some brain science and elaborate on how to get people’s attention with your marketing efforts.
I also make fun of hipsters. Win/win.
Nobody ever tells you when you don’t make the short list. They just disappear adding insult to injury.
In this week’s Moment of Clarity I share how chinks in your perception armor can cost you deals.Read More »