ODesk ebook Offers Advice for Entrepreneurs Focused on Growth

Regular readers of this blog know that I’m a big oDesk fan, and why not? I grew my online marketing and consulting partly by leveraging the oDesk marketplace, getting gigs writing blogs and managing clients’ social media. Now, I’m on the other side of that marketplace as a hiring manager/employer, and I love oDesk even […]

Networking and Social Media for Small Business

I love networking. That’s right, I’ll admit it — going to Chamber events at 7:30 in the morning, gladhanding with fellow business colleagues, and even listening to pitches and presentations by other business owners to the group, all of these actually appeal to the social side of me. I’m quite the introvert, but as a […]

Welcome to ExperiPro Summit visitors!

I just wanted to extend a hearty-hi-ho to the good folks who attended the ExperiPro Business Growth Summit this evening. I was the first speaker and did a presentation on social media and how it can be used to drive sales. (Yes, it can be done! I promise!) It was such an exciting, dynamic crowd, […]

How Online Marketing Can Enhance F2F Marketing

Modern marketing strategies increasingly put focus on the potential and promise of online marketing. Businesses shouldn’t forget, however, the value of face-to-face (F2F) marketing. Both kinds of marketing efforts are necessary, and indeed, online marketing can enhance F2F marketing (and vice versa). When they’re smoothly integrated together, such as at tradeshows or promotional events, they […]

Live Events as Part of Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

As vital as online relationships can be, they reach greater depths when nurtured offline. When you combine face-to-face (F2F) events with social networking tools, you can bring together the best of both worlds – online and offline – to help grow your business, enhance your connections and have a great time, to boot. Conferences and […]

Going To a Conference? Don’t Forget to Tweet It!

Conferences, workshops, industry trade shows and the like have long been excellent ways for business professionals to network with one another. With the growth of social media such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and blogging, opportunities for networking have gone global. If your business is part of the social media conversation and has fans, friends and […]

Interactive workshop on “The New Marketing Mix” at the North Dallas Chamber

Please join me, Paul Maynard (The ever-affable marketing genius, aka The Relentless Networker) and Chris Howay of Valiant Media at the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, November 18, from 7:30 am to 9:00 am, as we discuss “The New Marketing Mix: Leveraging Social Media, Design and SEO to Increase Sales and Get More Customers.” […]

Irving Chamber of Commerce networking event!

If you do business in the North Texas area and are interested in the new healthcare legislation and how it will affect small businesses, this event is for you. The Irving Chamber of Commerce is proud to present Ms. Katie Hays, the Executive Director for Congressional Affairs with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at the […]

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