Category Archives: Marketing

The Most Difficult Type of Marketing that Outperforms the Rest

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Most businesses that lack the structure of a large corporation find it difficult to take a marketing idea from start to successful results. More often than not, we see marketing stopping and starting, stopping after the strategy begins to work, or never starting at all. And while this may seem ridiculous, it really happens over and over again.

One high performing financial advisor told me that he will always be successful in his industry because he executes on the ideas that his peers just talk about.

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The 2 Reasons Your Marketing Isn’t Working

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In business, often the reasons for success and failure can be considered very complex. But when you break down marketing successes and failures, there are really just two reasons why a service-based business is not having desired success.

1) You have the wrong strategy; or

2) You have the wrong people implementing the strategy.

More often than not, we are trying to fix the wrong problem.

It seems pretty obvious,

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Predispositions: Will They Help or Hurt Your Business?

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When prospects meet with you for the first time, they usually already feel positive, negative or neutral about doing business with you. And how they feel when they come to you will likely be a critically important factor determining whether they will eventually do business with you or not.

Our predispositions often play out the way we thought they would. It’s not really a mystery, just human nature and psychology. If people come to the table wanting to work with you,

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The Most Difficult Marketing Effort Outperforms the Rest

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Most businesses that lack the structure of a large corporation find it difficult to take a marketing idea from conception to results. More often than not, we see marketing strategies stopping and starting, stopping after the strategies begins to work, or never starting at all. It may seem ridiculous that this occurs on such a regular basis, but it is really what we see happen over and over again.

One high performing financial advisor told me that he will always be successful in his industry because he executes on the ideas that his peers just talk about.

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