Tag Archives: Maribeth Kuzmeski

A New Year, A New Promise

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Welcome to 2019. What are you going to do this year? I’m not a big fan of New Year’s Resolutions because for me and many who have tried them – they mostly fail. I have started something similar, however, with a different foundation. It is a New Year’s promise of one big, meaningful change.

2018 was to get healthy. Starting January 1, 2018, I completely changed the way I eat (diets have never worked for me) and I’ve not wavered.

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Marketing is Misunderstood: Get It Right in 2019

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I think many people get marketing all wrong. Many will spend much time deciding what they are going to DO for their marketing in 2019. Whether that is hosting prospect events, running a direct mail campaign, requesting referrals from existing clients, or managing social media channels, your approach may be wrong.

I believe you should instead focus more on what you are going to SAY. When you’ve fine-tuned your messaging, you’ll see much better results no matter what your marketing efforts are.

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The Best Way to Upgrade Your Marketing in 2019

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If you think the most important element of acquiring new clients is the time you spend on marketing efforts, the number of events you host, how many times you ask for referrals, or how often you post on social media – you will likely be disappointed.

Do you know the best way, with the least cost, to upgrade your marketing and business development efforts? Change the words you use. Verbally, on your website,

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4 Tips to Make Your Holiday Party Profitable!

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It’s that time of year again! Time for the annual company or neighborhood holiday party and all the other social events that come with the season. The truth is that these seasonal events are also a great place for networking. And even if you don’t look at them as a ‘networking event,’ you likely will be meeting new people and making an impression in the process. You may as well make the most of it!

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The Most Meaningful Thank You

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The one “thank you” that feels the most sincere is the one that comes from you directly. When someone can hear you say “thank you” – just to them – it feels different. It feels personal. It feels authentic.

If you want to make an impact during this holiday season, consider calling someone or stop by someone’s office and deliver that “thank you” in person.

Why? The “thank you” that is delivered personally takes more effort (and we know it) than sending off an email,

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