Featured Posts: Social Media

Has Your Blog Muse Gone Missing?

We all have those days when we know we have to write something completely killer, but our muse has died. Our inspiration has up and left the building, and forgot to tell us she was headed … [Read More...]

Search Engine Marketing

Three Skills for SEO Success

Every job and every niche  has its own particular set of skills that are necessary for success. An aptitude for or natural ability in one or more is certainly a plus in your favor, but that … [Read More...]

Minneapolis Advertising Agencies: Del Monte Agency

Minneapolis Advertising Agencies: Del Monte Agency

This year in September, Del Monte Agency celebrated its first year as it finished as the top contender of Minneapolis advertising agencies.  For those that know me, you might remember some of my many Online initiatives such as creating one of the worlds first business blog directories, podcast … [Read More...]

Has Your Blog Muse Gone Missing?

Has Your Blog Muse Gone Missing?

We all have those days when we know we have to write something completely killer, but our muse has died. Our inspiration has up and left the building, and forgot to tell us she was headed out. She’s not answering her phone, texts are falling on deaf screens and there’s no guarantee that she’ll … [Read More...]

Make Them an Offer They Can’t Refuse

Making an Offer Through Blogging Content That Creates A Desire To Act

Let’s face it – blogging is either educating or selling. We blog for the simple reason that we’re trying to convince others to buy our goods or hire our services.  Even if your blog is more of a “positional” piece, you’re still selling, only this time it’s your passion, your … [Read More...]

Three Skills for SEO Success

Three Skills for SEO Success

Every job and every niche  has its own particular set of skills that are necessary for success. An aptitude for or natural ability in one or more is certainly a plus in your favor, but that leaves the rest to be learnt.  Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is no different. There are some things you … [Read More...]

Be a Content King

Are You a Content King? Then Let’s Build a Castle

Let's face it, content is king and will always be the case.  This is true regardless of whether you sell a product or service.  If either one sucks, no about of traffic is going to fix the problem.  For now lets assume you are a content king, but lets examine the basics to reorganize our thoughts … [Read More...]

Is Google+ a Failure or Prodigy?

Is Google+ a Failure or Prodigy?

As you probably are aware, Google+ is one of the newest social media networks recently launched this year on June 28, 2012 to be specific.  However, I think it is fair to say that it wasn’t met with the warmest welcome and online marketing professionals were scrabbling to make sure they … [Read More...]

How to Penetrate Mid-level Markets Using Market Research and Content

How to Penetrate Mid-level Markets Using Market Research and Content

As a professional marketer and blogger, I have developed many varied and somewhat disconnected interests. I think it comes from having to follow this marketing trend for that client and keep on top of that political issue for another. Oh, and if it’s Tuesday, it must be fitness and if it’s … [Read More...]

Using Infographics Responsibly

Using Infographics Responsibly

A while back we did a post on infographics and how, personally, we find them a bit creepy and pervasive. But, as trends will, their popularity is growing faster than zombies in a horror flick. And like the chick in the zombie flick who just HAS to walk down the dark path or open the front door, we … [Read More...]

When it Comes To Shopping Research, Amazon is #1

When it Comes To Shopping Research, Amazon is #1

Something quietly occurred in the online marketplace recently, but it was so quiet that few even in the industry took notice.  In fact, I could only find the information on two sites, and one of them was directly quoting the other. (Thanks, Mashable!) Something unthinkable has happened to Google, … [Read More...]

Scheduling Posts On Facebook

Scheduling Posts On Facebook

If you are utilizing Facebook with a business or community page, you’re either doing one of three things: a.) spending way too much time keeping up with posts, b.) not spending enough time keeping up with posts OR c.) trying to use HootSuite, Buffer or other scheduling tool to avoid scenario A and … [Read More...]