The Google Chrome Ad Blocker – Endorsed by A Tampa Marketing Firm

By | 2018-02-15T20:39:27+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: marketing future|

Chrome Browser Ad Blocker Endorsed By Plain White T-Shirt Marketing Now, why would a Tampa marketing firm be endorsing Chrome’s new ad blocker software? Well, it only blocks the ads that violate the terms that Google has set out.  These are the ads that tell you you have been “infected” and to click to fix and [...]

Tampa Marketing Ideas for Your Small Business

By | 2018-02-07T16:07:01+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Categories: Creative, marketing future|

Today, we're going to focus on local Tampa area marketing. Why, because people still don't seem to be getting the benefits from what is available from Google and beyond. First, if you have a local business in Tampa, Orlando, Clearwater or anywhere around here, the real estate on Google's front page is becoming increasingly hard to keep [...]

The Small Free Stuff Makes Your Brand

By | 2018-02-06T17:42:29+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: marketing future|

It’s the small things that make your brand. Who is the first person to make an impression on your customer? They are likely to influence your brand moving forward, and possibly forever. In the business, we call the term “Touchpoints” on the customer journey.  You might call this “the person answering phones, or the website”. Studies [...]

Should I Hire My First Marketing Person?

By | 2018-01-23T18:51:06+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: marketing future|

Should I hire a marketing person if I have never had one? The short answer is no. When small companies are in a growth mode it seems like it makes sense to have an in-house marketing person.  This is usually accompanied by a budget for an out of school person, like 35,000 and a plan [...]

Are You Saving Your Way Out Of Business? – SEO Realities

By | 2017-11-15T15:51:15+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: marketing future|

SEO and Saving Your Way Out Of Business Is saving on marketing hurting your business? Wait, wait… this article isn’t about spending a whole lot on marketing written by an agency who wants you to spend money.  It’s about knowing if your spending is actually being wasted, which is way worse than spending too much. I [...]

Without a Sales Funnel, You Have An Ice Cream Truck

By | 2017-11-02T12:28:44+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Categories: marketing future|

Without a solid and repeatable sales funnel, you have an ice cream truck. Where you essentially drive your product around, making lots of noise, in hopes that people who want your product right at that very second you pass by come running into the street waving money and stop you. While theoretically, this might work, it's [...]

10 solid ways for generating new customers and more money right now

By | 2017-05-03T13:40:20+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: marketing future|

We’ve all been in that place where to make payroll or to replace that truck you need money “NOW”.  These are some ideas for fast customer generation that you can likely do yourself or get done very cheaply and quickly. Many of these can be implemented and getting dollars for you the same day.  No, [...]

Build A Brand That Makes Them Pick You!

By | 2017-04-10T12:08:30+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: marketing future|

Branding For Better Customers A brand is the image, the idea, the experience of a specific product that customers connect with. It is more than just a tagline, it is about the perception. The main purpose of branding is to help your clients understand what you should offer and what makes you different from the rest. It [...]

The Power of Goal Setting for Small Business Marketing

By | 2017-03-06T13:48:10+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Categories: marketing future|

Today is a milestone me as I help small businesses with their marketing. Last month, I flew across the country to attend a meeting with my marketing peers and meet with some of the incredible leadership team from Duct Tape Marketing. During the meeting I stated that I was going to meet some important milestones for my [...]

The Podcast Bandwagon is Still Relevant for Small Businesses

By | 2017-03-06T13:48:56+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Categories: marketing future|

95% of all Americans now have a smart phone of some kind.  29% of them have tried downloading and listening to podcasts at one point in time.  That’s millions who have been exposed to podcasts during a period they are seeking to learn something. These statistics alone will show you the vast potential that can [...]

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.