Marketing for Consultants

How to Plan One Year of Marketing Activity in One Day!

How to Plan One Year of Marketing Activity in One Day!

As I write this post, we are three weeks into the new year, and I can honestly say I feel organized and ready for an AWESOME 2017.  Why do I feel this way?  Because I have been able to plan out all of my marketing effort for the entire year in a relatively short amount of time.

In my last blog post, I shared with you the 3 Simple Tools You Can Use to Plan an Awesome NEW Year.  If you didn’t get a chance to read it, be sure to check it out.  In this post I will share with you how to create one year of marketing activity in one day.

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How to Plan for Your Business Success

How to Plan for Your Success

No matter what marketing strategy you decide to pursue for your business, in order to be successful, your effort CANNOT be random, being successful with marketing requires planning for your success!

November is a great time to get an early start on your Marketing Plan for the next year.  Putting together a Simple Marketing Plan can ensure for a more successful year.  Too many coaches, consultants and entrepreneurs practice Random Acts of Marketing (R.A.M.) with no real strategy or plan for their businesses.

I’m on a mission to help coaches, consultants, and entrepreneurs to be less random and more strategic.  In this blog post, I will walk you through a simple strategy for success called The B.E.S.T. Marketing Plan™.  The B.E.S.T. Marketing Plan follows four core marketing strategies for growing your business as a coach or consultant:

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Should You Be Using Text Message Marketing in Your Business?

Should You Be Using Text Message Marketing in Your Business? The rise of the smart phone and the use of text messaging have caused many companies to consider text message marketing as a viable option to reach their prospects and clients, especially when other channels and mediums are becoming increasingly noisy.

However, many coaches, consultants and business owners hesitate to add text message marketing to their marketing mix because they feel it can be too intrusive, but just like anything else, when done correctly (and very few people are doing it correctly), it can be a great way to communicate with your prospects and clients.

So is Text Message Marketing something you should consider for your business?  Let’s take a look at the statistics:

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3 Reasons You Should Use The World’s Easiest Email Marketing System

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Selecting the right tools for your business can really make a difference in the success of your business.  Tools can help you to accomplish sooo much, so it’s important to select the right ones.

A key tool that you will need if you plan to use Email Marketing in your marketing mix is an Email Marketing Service Provider (ESP).  This service allows you to send mass emails, track your results, automate and schedule your messages, and so much more.  There are many ESP systems on the market, and I love to research tools and figure out what is going to work best for my business.  So in the series, Essential Marketing Tools, I am highlighting the ESP tool I use that helps me to stay organized and consistent with my marketing effort.

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7 Key Email Marketing Metrics You Should Measure and Understand

7 Key Email Marketing Metrics You Should Measure and Understand

If you are using email marketing as a part of your marketing mix (you should be if you are a coach or consultant who wants to grow your business online), you know the importance of being consistent with your email marketing effort.

However, not only do you need to be consistent with the effort of creating and sending emails to your list, but you also have to consistently look at your numbers.  Your numbers tell a story and give you valuable feedback about your email marketing campaigns.

So what numbers should you be reviewing consistently?  In this blog post, I explore 7 metrics that you should measure and understand.

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Why You Shouldn’t Build Your Email List

 Why You Shouldn’t Build Your Email List

Email Marketing is one of the B.E.S.T. modern marketing strategies and one that I always recommend for coaches, consultants, and service business owners.

However, having an effective email marketing strategy can be challenging.  One of the key pieces of your email marketing puzzle is your email list.  If you don’t have a list, then you won’t have anyone to send emails to, no one will read your emails, and you will never get any sales through email, so it is very important to build your email list.

However, you shouldn’t build your email list until you have an email marketing plan.  Many people make the mistakes of building a list and then they don’t have a strategic email marketing plan that will allow them to get business from their email marketing.

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Get More Traffic to Your Blog By Using These Tools

Get More Traffic to Your Blog By Using These Tools

When using blogging as a marketing strategy for your coaching or consulting business, it can be helpful to have tools that make your blogging easier and help you to get more traffic to your blog.  In my last post, I talked about one of the main tools I use to help me stay organized, consistent and helps with blog traffic.  If you missed that post, be sure to check it out.

In this next post in my series of Essential Marketing Tools, I’m sharing some other tools that I use that can help improve the traffic to your blog:

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