Understanding the Difference Between a Marketing Strategy and a Marketing Plan

By Jennie / July 10, 2024

Hey there, friends! Today, I’m thrilled to discuss one of the most critical topics for any business owner: understanding the difference between a marketing strategy and a marketing plan. These two elements are foundational to any successful marketing effort, and knowing how they complement each other can significantly impact your business’s growth and success. Let’s break it down in detail. CONTENT OVERVIEW Marketing Strategy: The Big PictureValue PropositionTarget AudienceKey MessagingLong-Term GoalsCompetitive AnalysisMarket PositioningMarketing Plan: The RoadmapMarketing CampaignsTimelines and MilestonesBudget AllocationMarketing ChannelsContent CalendarKey Performance IndicatorsWhy a Marketing Strategy and Marketing Plan are Both EssentialAlignment and FocusIntegration and AdaptionMeasurement and ImprovementContinual EvolutionHow…

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Feeling Stuck with Your Marketing? Let’s Revitalize Your Strategy

By Jennie / July 2, 2024

Hey there, small business owner! I get it—running a business is no small feat, and when your marketing efforts hit a wall, it can feel like you’re spinning your wheels. You’ve got some great paid offers, but you’re riding a roller coaster of feast and famine without a steady income stream. You’ve been writing content, posting on social media, and sending the occasional email, but something’s just not clicking. Well, guess what? You’re not alone! You can revitalize your strategy! Many business owners find themselves in this exact position. Today, I’m here to help you breathe new life into your marketing…

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How To Create A Core Lead Magnet That Your Audience Can’t Ignore?

By Jennie / June 25, 2024

You only have a few moments to capture the attention of your audience. Once you have their attention, how do you keep it? Enter the core lead magnet. A lead magnet is your secret weapon to grab their attention with a value-packed free offer they can’t ignore. And you can keep their attention by nurturing those relationships.  How do you create a lead magnet that resonates? It’s a combination of items, including an irresistible offer with compelling messaging, beautiful design, and a call to action they can’t ignore.  Today, let’s explore the blueprint for crafting a lead magnet that embodies…

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Can I Start A Membership With A Small Audience?

By Jennie Lyon / June 4, 2024

Starting a membership program can seem daunting. Especially when your audience size is small. You might ask, “Can I start a membership with a small audience?” The answer is a resounding yes. A small audience can be a powerful asset. It allows for a more personal connection. It fosters a sense of community. This blog will guide you through the process. It will provide actionable insights on leveraging a small audience for membership growth. Let’s get started! Understanding the Power of a Small AudienceDefining Your Value PropositionCreating Exclusive Content for MembersLeveraging Social Proof to Attract MembersEmail Marketing: Converting Subscribers to…

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5 Simple Strategies For Cranking Out Weekly Content 

By Jennie Lyon / May 28, 2024

Cranking out weekly content is no small feat. It requires a deep understanding of your audience, a knack for storytelling, and a strategic approach. But why is content so important? As you most likely know, content is king. It’s the lifeblood of your online presence, fueling your marketing engine. Good content can attract, engage, and convert your audience. It can turn strangers into followers, followers into customers, and customers into advocates. But creating good content is easier said than done. You need to know what your audience wants, deliver it in an engaging and easy-to-digest way, optimize it for search…

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The Ultimate Podcast Marketing Playbook: Strategies for Success

By Jennie Lyon / May 13, 2024

Podcasting has become a powerful medium for storytelling, education, and entertainment. It’s a platform that allows creators to connect with audiences personally. But how do you ensure your podcast reaches the ears of those who would most appreciate it? How do you grow your audience and promote your podcast effectively? These are questions that many podcast creators grapple with. This comprehensive guide aims to provide you with actionable podcast marketing tips. These tips will help you enhance your podcast promotion efforts and boost your audience growth. So, if you’re ready to take your podcast to the next level, let’s dive…

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How to Start Working With A Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant To Grow Your Business

By Jennie Lyon / April 23, 2024

You know you should be marketing your business. Still, as a small business owner, you’re most likely already wearing many different hats, and adding marketing to your never-ending list of to-do items can feel overwhelming. And if you don’t have experience in marketing, it can not only feel overwhelming; it can be a rabbit hole that you get sucked into again and again. The solution? A digital marketing virtual assistant! Many of my clients will tell me how much time they spend in these rabbit holes. They are looking for help with a particular marketing objective; Google it, and the…

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3 Secret Weapons for Crafting a Sales Funnel that Drives Unstoppable Revenue

By Jennie Lyon / April 2, 2024

Hey there! 💫 Are you interested in taking your sales funnel to the next level and achieving remarkable success? If so, it’s time to embark on an exciting journey towards unlocking your business’s potential. Today, we’ll explore sales funnels in depth and reveal the three secret weapons that can elevate your strategies and set you up for unstoppable revenue. This is an opportunity to equip yourself with the tools and insights to supercharge your business. We’ll delve into innovative approaches and provide actionable tactics to transform your sales funnel into a revenue-generating powerhouse. By making simple yet powerful changes, you…

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How to Make Your Brand Stand Out With A Social Media Style Guide (Special Offer)

By Jennie Lyon / March 26, 2024

Social media has become an integral part of our lives. It has changed how we communicate and interact with each other and how we operate our businesses. With millions of users on various social media platforms, it can be challenging for small business owners to stand out and connect with their target audience. One way to make your business stand out on social media is to showcase your brand personality. Doing so can build a strong connection with your audience and differentiate you from your competitors.  If you feel that your brand’s social media presence is a bit scattered, or…

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TikTok Ban? It’s Time To Build An Email List

By Jennie Lyon / March 19, 2024
TikTok Ban? It's Time To Build An Email List

The pending TikTok ban has caused quite a stir among small business owners who have relied heavily on the platform to build their businesses.  With the potential loss of a significant marketing channel, it has become even more critical for small business owners to diversify their marketing strategies and explore other options.  One such option is email marketing, which has been a reliable and effective way to reach customers for decades. Businesses can maintain direct customer communication and drive sales by building a solid email list and developing engaging email campaigns.  Additionally, email marketing can be personalized and tailored to…

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