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5 Email List Building Strategies That Work

  Every so often, when I am talking to business owners about email marketing, I am reminded that it’s really easy to mistake your email marketing software as a tool for generating traffic which in turn grows your mailing list. I can see why this mistake is made – email marketing software companies often say things like: […]

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Time Saving Tools To Help With Your Online Marketing

  While creating content is the number one show stopper for business owners who want to implement an online marketing plan, a very close second is lack of time. We all have 24 hours to work with each day and some people figure out how to carve out the time to work on their marketing […]

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Are You Talking To Your Customers or Your Buyers?

  I recently was watching a video on a sales page and I thought: Oh no. No! What I was seeing was a mistake that is so easy to make but so important not to make: The business owner was talking to his customers. You might be thinking: DUH – of course we have to […]

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When You Fail To Plan…

You know the saying from Benjamin Franklin (Winston Churchill said something similar too)… Gosh, they sure didn’t sugar coat it back in the 18th Century! Though I must admit, this saying is true. Here is another quote I really like (I promise it’s not nearly as biting): I have written today’s post because we are winding […]

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Why ALL small businesses should attend #ICON14 in April

#ICON14 is just around the corner! Well, it’s 12 weeks away. “Just around the corner” at the Maes house is waking up a couple of days of each week and realizing that that day is a “cold lunch day” and the cold lunch needs to be prepped and packed in the next 30 minutes with […]

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#ICON14 Early Bird Pricing Ends TODAY.

Posting on the weekend is not part of my editorial schedule as a rule. However, today is the last day for the lowest price for #ICON14 – and saving $139.90 (keep reading to know how I have come up with this odd number) is worth a weekend post! #ICON14 is the annual conference hosted by […]

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5 Reasons You (and Your Business) Need To Attend Events

Last week I was in Scottsdale, AZ attending PartnerCon. PartnerCon is the annual conference for Infusionsoft Partners. You can read all about it via the Day 1 Recap, the Day 2 Recap and the Day 3 Recap. As someone who doesn’t necessarily love climbing out from behind my computer and leaving the office to network […]

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How to start using the Infusionsoft Snap app NOW

I wrote about the Snap app right when it came out so that you knew it was out there. You can read that post by clicking here. Now, I have created a tutorial so that you can follow along at home and get your Snap app up and running and in use with a campaign […]

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Treat Your Clients Like Gold

Guest blogger Thursday! Today, my friend and colleague Janette Gleason is sharing some of her tips for “rolling out the red carpet” for your clients. Janette does a GREAT job at always following up with her clients in thoughtful, unique and consistent (thanks to using Infusionsoft) ways. I can assure you that you will read […]

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Lead Gen Tip: Are you leaving opportunity on the table? Part I

Over the weekend I attended an auction at my high school. I can honestly say that I have not been to my high school in about 20 years. How the time flies! I attended the auction for a number of reasons. First, I have wanted to visit the school for a while to see if […]