The Marketing Funnel

Marketers and sales people love talking about the marketing funnel, essentially a visual representation of the purchase process. Understanding and leveraging your marketing funnel can help you identify opportunities, increase your conversions and turn your client base into loyal followers. The marketing funnel comes in many different variations, but they all boil down to what […]

How to Build and Manage your Personal Brand in 7 Easy Steps

In a recent post I discussed why your personal brand matters, and how, as freelancers, it is our responsibility to understand the importance of personal brand and leverage it to grow your business. The good news is that establishing a personal brand doesn’t have to require a huge amount of time or effort. Every time […]

Why all Marketers Should Aim for a T-Shape

A young, fresh-out-of-college marketer who was just starting out approached me the other day. She was smart, she was ambitious, and she was hungry for some advice. What should she focus on moving forward? My answer: drill down on the marketing aspects that interest her, but stay T-shaped. There has been much talk in digital […]

30 Free Tools and Resources To Help You Become More Productive

One of the most frequent complaints I hear from freelancers, entrepreneurs and small business owners is that they don’t have enough time to do anything, let alone market their services. The good news is that there are some amazing tools and resources you can start using today for free that will boost your productivity and […]

Why Integrated Marketing will Make Your Campaigns More Successful

I hear it all the time. “We’re hiring an online marketing person to take care of all that”. “We’ve allocated a budget for online marketing”. “We’re doing an online marketing campaign”. And this is, oh, so wrong. The divide between online and offline marketing is not there, end of story. It’s all marketing, people. Fair […]