Marketing and Messaging with a 3 Word Rebellion

Why do some businesses struggle with their message and others don’t?

Why do some social movements take off while others struggle?

Why are some messages infinitely “sticky” and shareable?

Questions for the ages, surely, but my friend and colleague Dr. Michelle Mazur believes she has some of it figured out. She’s the author and creator of 3 Word Rebellion: Create a One-of-a-Kind Message that Grows Your Business into a Movement, and she joined me this week on the Content Debrief to talk about what a 3 word rebellion is — and why you …

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Does Your Newsletter Serve a Purpose?

Here are the cold hard facts:

Most small businesses aren’t using their email newsletter to their best advantage.

If we take a stroll down memory lane, we might remember that way back in the dear dead days of early websites and blogging, email newsletters — and blogs themselves — were a novelty. We were excited to sign up to hear from businesses and people we wanted to engage with.

Then, automation and marketing tactics took over. Suddenly, we’ve reached a place of serious email overwhelm. Many businesses require an email address to interact …

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Are Webinars Still Relevant?

When was the last time you watched a webinar?

No, seriously. I’m curious! Hit me up in the comments and let me know.

For me, it was a couple of months ago. A sales strategist I know offered a paid webinar, and I ponied up my $10 to watch — and I think it was well worth my dollas to learn from her.

I used to watch a ton of webinars; I always figured, who am I to turn down free learning!  But then I started to get burned out on them. They …

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How Much Traffic Does Your Business REALLY Need?

Over the last two weeks, I’ve had two calls with two different people — who have totally different business models — both of whom seemed to be looking for permission NOT to have an email list or do a lot of promotion/drive a lot of traffic to their websites.

One needs to drive a lot of traffic, but doesn’t need an email list. The other doesn’t need a lot of traffic right now, but I recommended she start building an email list to use in the future.

It’s a question of business …

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