The spheres of marketing and storytelling are inextricably linked. Why? Because the two have the same goal – forming a connection that facilitates the sharing of a message. Storytelling is the most ancient form of mass connection. Ancient storytelling allowed messages, values and beliefs to be … [Read more...] about How to Create a Meaningful Marketing Story
Thanks to social media, professionals are given a chance to market themselves to a mass market that their predecessors would have killed for. 50 years ago a young marketer couldn't advertise themselves to the entire world just by signing up to LinkedIn or creating a Facebook profile. Instead, they … [Read more...] about How to Write a Professional Biography for LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
At a certain point, just about every small to medium sized business will find the need to invest (either time or money) in CRM (Client or Customer Relationship Management) software. CRM software is a quick and easy way to manage, automate, and document all of your client interactions. The better … [Read more...] about CRM Software Solutions to Help Grow Your Business
What will happen to content marketing in 2015? While I don’t have a crystal ball on hand, there are a few basic assumptions that can be made, based on the current industry trends (and on what some of content marketing’s top experts have said recently). … [Read more...] about Content Marketing in 2015
Seth Godin, the veritable David Ogilvy of the 21st century, was in Melbourne a couple of weeks ago, brought to our fair city by the gals over at Business Chicks. I’ve been an avid reader of Godin’s blog for some time now; part marketing expertise, part big-picture, societal commentary, it’s always … [Read more...] about Seth Godin: Are You Going to Matter?
Tick tock. Tick tock. Is it time you joined the Content Revolution? Last week, I went along to How to Be An Effective Content Marketer, a seminar at which Ed Pank was one of the keynote speakers. A passionate brand champion, Pank has led the brand strategy for some of the world's leading brands: … [Read more...] about The Content Revolution
The secret to becoming a successful content marketer comes long before you sit down at your keyboard and start bashing out the blog posts. The secret is not an overnight, get-rich-quick, pyramid scheme scenario either. Becoming a successful content marketer takes time. It takes brainstorming. It … [Read more...] about Eight Habits of Successful Content Marketers
Just last week I set up a Twitter account for Wordly (you can follow me @wordlyau). While I had dabbled in Twittering for personal purposes previously, it had never been a favorite pastime of mine. However, given that Twitter has been used to lead entire revolutions in the Middle East, I figured … [Read more...] about Leverage Twitter to Grow Your Business in 10 Easy Steps