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FREE Marketing Planning Tools!

17 Apr

Systematic, integrated, goal-oriented marketing plans are vital for long-run success. For example, see “Developing a Marketing Plan”.

Here are a number of marketing plan templates and sample marketing plans that provide good insights on how to better develop and enact marketing plans. Click on the links to access these templates and sample plans.

Here is the in-depth planning tool from Marketing Plan Now.


Free and Easy!! Build a Better Resume (Take Our Poll)

25 Jan

Are you interested in greatly improving your first resume or in updating your current resume — or just interested in a better-looking resume? If your answer is yes, then check out these FREE and EASY templates:


Please take our poll. 🙂


Build a Better Resume — For Free

14 Feb

Are you having trouble preparing your first resume or in updating your current resume — or just interested in a better-looking resume? If your answer is yes, then check out these FREE templates:



How to Do Better with Marketing Budgets

14 Dec

Budgeting is a key tool when devising and implementing a marketing strategy. It helps in deriving sales forecasts, allocating resources, monitoring cash flow, evaluating performance, and a lot more. So, are YOU setting and monitoring your budgets as optimally as possible?

To assist us, HubSpot has just published How to Manage Your Entire Marketing Budget [Free Budget Planner Templates].” EIGHT free templates are available by clicking here. [Note: (1) A free signup is required. The download is a zip file that must be opened.]

  1. Master Marketing Budget Template
  2. Product Marketing Budget Template
  3. Content Budget Template
  4. Paid Advertising Budget Template
  5. Public Relations Budget Template
  6. Branding & Creative Budget Template
  7. Web Site Redesign Budget Template
  8. Event Budget Template


Read more about each template by clicking the image.


FREE Resume Templates for Marketing-Related Jobs

21 Oct

Are you someone who has trouble writing TARGETED resumes geared to specific jobs? If your answer is yes, or you just want to get some new resume ideas, keep reading.

HubSpot is making available TEN free resume templates covering these fields:

  • Social Media Specialist
  • SEO Specialist
  • Web Production Project Manager
  • E-mail Marketing Specialist
  • Content Producer
  • Experienced Professional Level
  • Executive Level
  • Manager Level
  • Entry Level
  • Intern


To access these templates, click on the image below and complete the simple sign-up form.


Branding Design Templates from Canva

5 Sep

Canva is a provider of design materials of all types (many free), including branding design templates:

“Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations, and so much more. Search and drag to create beautiful designs without ever leaving the Web. Canva takes care of the boring bits so you can spend more time creating.”

“Start with a custom layout or a blank page. With all the tools in one place, there’s nothing holding you back. Simply search for the best graphics, photos, and fonts, or upload your own, then use Canva’s drag and drop tool to create a design.”

“Design with hundreds of free elements and fonts, or choose from our library of more than 1 million premium images for $1. Professional designers can easily collaborate with clients. Never worry about frustrating back and forth emails again. Canva also plays nice with traditional desktop design software.”


Take a look at the video about Canva. AND PLEASE BE SURE to click on the image below the video to access 50 branding templates.



Thinking of Starting a Business?

20 Aug

If you are considering starting a business — that is, becoming an entrepreneur, there are several resources available to you. Here are some. (This post is in response to a request from Jesse P. :-))


First, read this article that I wrote a while back for some initial things to review: Evans on Entrepreneurship.


Next, take a look at these past posts:


Finally, here are some excellent resources for preparing a business plan:

Good Luck!


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