Category Archives: Daily Tips

Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

Try to make your Website URL and social media tags all the same.  Not only does this reinforce your brand consistency, it makes your sites easy to remember and access across the board.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Email Marketing

Wondering what to use as content to keep your website and newsletter interesting?  Try case studies.  You don’t even need to tell who the client is.  Just tell an interesting story.  Especially good for professional services firms.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

Are you secure enough to focus on a single message in your marketing. Too many advertisers feel the need to cover all products or services and as a result, lose their edge. Be exceptional in one thing and just promote that.

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Leo’s Daily Tip-Today, On Strategic Planning

How frequently do you check out your competition’s Websites, blogs and social media?  Make it a regular practice as it’s a great way to learn what direction they are heading.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Using a video to market your company most likely will fall flat. Better would be to make a video that answers the single most common question your customers have and then tie it into the search with a keyword description.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

When designing your ad, watch your ad flow. Ad flow is how the eye travels over the ad, from the first thing it sees to the last. Manage your ad flow and lead your prospect to results for you.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

Does your social media post pass the viral test? What makes a post go viral? It contains a graphic or message or conversation that you want to share with a friend or colleague.  Does yours?

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

Too many businesses’ social media posts focus only on the company’s product or services. The idea is to generate a conversation so what are you doing to start a conversation with your posts?

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Are your B2B ads too creative?  Do they prioritize cleverness over: 1) clearly and directly communicating what your company or products does, 2) clearly stating one or more unique benefits to the customer and 3) provide a clear instruction what the reader should do next.  Clear?

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

Looking for more sales? Make your existing customers a priority. They already know & like your company. Brainstorm about what is the one thing you might sell them, an extra product or service that they’d consider.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

What is the voice of your social media messaging?  Make sure it’s in the vernacular and on topic with what your target market is interested in. If they wouldn’t have a conversation with you on your posts, you may be using the wrong message.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Public Relations

If you are or aspire to be a thought leader, generate exposure by being on panels on your topic. A valuable event is to create your own panel and to invite other thought leader to join you on the panel at your event.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

They say that the sales process resembles a funnel with a large number of prospects at the top producing a smaller number of closed sales at the bottom. What is your marketing process for moving prospects through the funnel?

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today On Advertising

B2B marketers often make their customers guess what to use their products for. Don’t just say, “We sell X”. Craft your message around the applications for your products so customers can more easily see themselves using it in what they do.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

What do my interviewing a prospective employee, giving a wedding gift to people we know and inviting friends to dinner have in common. None wrote thank you notes. In the case of the prospective employee, as good as she was, she never got the offer. The others have hurt their personal brands.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Brand Strategy

Is it time to reinvent or refresh your brand? Listen to your own sales pitch and review the message your Website delivers? What is your current brand promise to potential customers? Do you even have a promise? Is it relevant in today’s market place?

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Brand Strategy

It’s not enough to have a brand, you need a product uniqueness. Just got a new client who is known in the industry, but when asked about product differentiators, there was nothing they did uniquely over the competition. Glad they found us.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Public Relations

Have you had your public relations story published by a writer?  Keep up the relationship. Tell them about what’s new at your company in a way that is consistent with what they write about, as well as their tone.

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Leo’s Daily Tip- Today, On Strategic Planning

The latest information your current client knows about your business may only be the information they learned when they first became a client or customer.  Develop an email campaign to update them and to keep your message in front of them.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Public Relations

Do you just send a media release to a broad media list or do you target relevant media and writers? Decide which media will be valuable for you and then target your story to their editorial and content style.

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