Special Sauce

How To Attract 25,000 Website Visitors Each Day

Would 25,000 website visitors per day help your business? I’ll answer that for you…yes. That’s why we all fight to rank on SERPs (search engine results pages) and grab featured snippets. The potential reward is thousands of visitors per day and millions of dollars per year. Trust me, I’ve worked with a company who drives …

Read more

Share

How to Use The Saturation Method To Drive New Business

Employees may be passionate about your cause, but they’re not passionate enough to work for free. Money is the one necessity that every business shares. Getting enough of it also happens to be the leading cause of failure. 82% of businesses fail due to a lack of cash flow. If businesses know this, why don’t …

Read more

Share

Create A Pattern Interrupt

Did the subhead of this post make you stop and read a little further? There’s a reason for that, but we’ll get to that in a minute. Let’s talk more about, “I Heart Butt Drugs” first. That’s a direct quote from a billboard I came across as my family drove from Louisville, KY into Indiana. …

Read more

Share

Obsess On Your Product

Every business is looking to acquire more customers and grow. But how? Instagram influencers, Facebook ads, LinkedIn selling, blogging, Adwords, traditional advertising, and all the other tactics out there available are important tools at the right time. But not yet. There’s a much better investment for 90% of us looking to grow sustainable customer bases …

Read more

Share

How Not To Use LinkedIn For Business Development

The following is pulled directly from my LinkedIn messages. I’ve replaced the name (it obviously wasn’t Kurt Russell) and samples, but I haven’t altered the message otherwise. I get an almost exact copy of this message multiple times a week. It’s become a game I play with new website developer connections. I put odds on …

Read more

Share

How To Create A Marketing Plan You’ll Actually Execute

I had grand plans for a blog I launched ten years ago. I posted three times and then let it slide behind everything else on my plate. I told myself I was too busy. A great idea killed by poor execution. I’m willing to bet you’ve got a similar story somewhere in your past. Good …

Read more

Share

How To Use Social Proof

“People influence people. Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend. A trusted referral influences people more than the best broadcast message. A trusted referral is the Holy Grail of advertising.” — Mark Zuckerberg, CEO People have always made decisions on what to wear, eat, listen to, visit, and buy based on …

Read more

Share

Join 3,702 people

I'll send you one short email each Friday with branding and marketing tips I've tested and proven. People tell me it's quick, helpful, and entertaining.