November 13, 2019 Management

9 Productivity Frameworks And Tools For Effective Management

Over 50,000 US users search for “productivity” in Google every single month. When you add the long list of queries around productivity tips, productivity apps, productivity planners and other forms of definitions around the term, we’re ranking over 300,000 total searches across the board. We are all eager to fight procrastination and maximize our time.

November 6, 2019 Sales

5 Powerful Sales Prospecting Strategies for SMEs

I remember landing my first consulting clients by sales prospecting through the following channels: Referral LinkedIn Cold outreach The first one came from a friend providing consulting in a different field. He did reach out to me and asked if I was interested – so that worked out pretty well (a warm reference plus a

October 23, 2019 Marketing

The Practical Guide to Producing Long-Form Content

My preference goes towards writing comprehensive, long-form articles. My usual blog posts would normally end up between 2,000 and 3,000 words, some resulting in 4,000 – 6,000 in specific cases. However, 90% of the traffic to my own website comes from organic search and about 75–80% of our agency’s traffic is organic as well. Choosing

October 9, 2019 Business Strategy

7 Personal Branding Hacks To Boost Your Online Presence

Developing your personal brand through blogging, industry events, networking, social media activities will assist your influential status. People who invest in their own personal brand are known to have “a lot at stake” – and therefore would likely be committed to whatever they undertake as a challenge. If you want to build a personal brand,

October 2, 2019 Marketing

Why Brand Recognition Is A Key Metric In Measuring Marketing Campaigns

Most organizations out there have a really hard time measuring the majority of their KPIs. Their marketing process is flat, measuring solely money in, money out. Those that keep evolving and strive to bring excellence at work act in several different ways (also contingent on industry/business size, but here’s what usually happens). How Different Companies

September 25, 2019 Marketing

4 Common Mistakes You Must Avoid In Content Repurposing

Repurposing content sparks joy. One of the reasons I canceled most of my training contracts back in the day was the limited impact. Training 20-30 people at a time is great. You can bond with them and work with every single one. But I switched to blogging, conferences, and then content repurposing because I felt

September 18, 2019 Marketing

The 6 Most Pressing LinkedIn Questions

I know a lot of people who have accepted recruitment offers through LinkedIn. Most of the HR messages are standard templates to cold leads which is obviously annoying. This leads to major dissatisfaction by experienced folks. LinkedIn is also one of the channels we use for hiring. Internal network and personal contacts often work better