Are You Self-Aware?

Are you self-aware? That is a multi-million dollar question. If you answer no, your self-brand and career may be hindered. Therefore, read this post to be more aware. And act on your self-assessment! Related posts to read: Insightful Self-Branding Advice Video Tips to Help Improve YOUR Self-Confidence Self-Branding for Professional Success Personalized Self-Assessment Infographic [No […]

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Free Advertising Tools for Small Businesses

In this post, we cite free advertising tools for small businesses. By using these tools, a firm can hold down its costs. And it can advertise more effectively. Because we like free, also consult these other resources: Useful Free TrendWatching Resources 2018 Marketing Budget Free Templates Small Business Promotion: Free Resources FREE Marketing Planning Tools! […]

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2018 Marketing Budget Free Templates

With this post, we conclude our three-part series on the marketing budget. This topic merits the detailed coverage. First, we presented 2018 Marketing Budget Trends. Then, we covered 2018 Marketing Budget Strategies. And we conclude with our 2018 Marketing Budget Free Templates. Before actually setting up a marketing budget, ask yourself several questions. And here […]

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How to Better Deal with Difficult People

Why is Glassdoor’s 2018 Best U.S. Employers list so popular? Because it is based on opinions of real employees and their feelings about their work environment. Great firms equal happy employees. However, we may find ourselves in a not so pleasant situation. Either on the job or in our personal life. As a result, we […]

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Addressing Competitive Analysis Questions

Ongoing Competitive Analysis a Must Good competitive analysis is essential. And that applies to large AND small firms. This post covers addressing competitive analysis questions. But first, let us begin with three observations by us. Detailed, accurate information helps firms make better decisions. And firms then enact better tactics. Yet, getting comprehensive, targeted data is […]

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Insightful Self-Branding Advice

Insightful Self-Branding Advice. We value this topic as one of our favorites. And make it one of YOURS! Great self-brands lead to great careers. 🙂 How would YOU address these comments: I regularly ask my undergraduate and graduate students: Why should an employer want to hire YOU? What distinctive skills do YOU offer? Past posts […]

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Humanizing and Entertaining Ads

HubSpot recently identified 12 enjoyable video marketing campaigns: “What better medium to propel the new wave of humanized marketing than video? It’s one of the most effective media for marketers. Seventy-three percent of respondents in a 2015 Web Video Marketing Council study indicated that video had a positive impact on their marketing results. Click here […]

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The Fascinating Evolution of Blogging

Blogging has come a long since its humble origins in the 1990s. Based on Tumblr data, we estimate that there are about 310 million blogs worldwide, with millions and millions of posts each day. So, how has the blogosphere evolved over the years? Recently, HubSpot’s Amanda Zantal-Wiener helped us answer this question: “We’ve found that […]

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Great Video Brand Examples on Instagram

Instagram now has 500 million active users, and it is rapid pulling away from Twitter (whose user base has been rather stagnant). Instagram’s popularity has not gone unnoticed by brand marketers who have been posting pictures and videos in great numbers. Recently, HubSpot wrote about some of the best video examples of brands using Instagram. […]

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