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This 30 Minute Marketing Plan Works For Any Business

Sakichi Toyoda, the founder of Toyota, invented a technique called the 5 Whys to quickly get to the root of a problem. He came up with this brilliantly simple framework back in the ’30s, but it exploded onto the scene in the ’70s. Thousands of businesses around the world, including Toyota, still use the 5 …

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The Secret To Marketing Goals That Lead To Revenue

I’m passionate about this subject because I’ve seen countless companies get caught up in the jargon, structure, and formalities of building a marketing plan and never actually get to marketing. My KISS (Keep It Stupid Simple) methodology spits in the face of traditional plans. If you jump on board with my approach, you’ll be adding …

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A Reliable Method For Landing New Clients

Last week I touched base with one of my clients to see how things are going. My client, Katie, just launched a new real estate firm. Like most new companies, Katie needs a reliable way to get clients of her own. The problem, Katie despises social media. We’re talking the kind of hate reserved for …

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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 …

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