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Coronavirus & Improving Your Remote Working Environment

Coronavirus & Improving Your Remote Working Environment

While the world grapples with how to carry on through the coronavirus pandemic, improving your remote working experience to stay happy, healthy, and productive has become a top priority for businesses, entrepreneurs, employees, and freelancers. News outlets and social media are doing a great job of scaring and confusing us, but let's go to a […]

Essential Entrepreneurial Skills Every Digital Marketer Must Have

Essential Entrepreneurial Skills Every Digital Marketer Must Have

Entrepreneurs are a special breed of people, and there are essential entrepreneurial skills every digital marketer should have. The path to success looks different when you decide to provide freelance or agency digital marketing services, but all successful entrepreneurs have a few important things in common. You can Google “entrepreneurial skills” right now and get […]

How to Write Digital Marketing Proposals - FREE TEMPLATE DOWNLOAD

How to Write Digital Marketing Proposals - FREE TEMPLATE DOWNLOAD

Your digital marketing proposal is your final opportunity to demonstrate your professionalism and inspire the high-level confidence in your services that converts on-the-fence prospects into excited new clients. Preparing and delivering persuasive proposals are a necessary evil because clients expect to see the details laid out in language they understand before deciding who to hire. Make […]

Scaling Your Digital Marketing Agency

Scaling Your Digital Marketing Agency

Starting a digital marketing agency is tough. Scaling your one-person digital marketing agency can seem even tougher. Where are the extra hours and manpower to make it happen? You have to worry about hiring, selling, accounting, payroll, marketing, client management, and service fulfillment. And you have to do all of that while getting results so […]

How to Be An In-Demand Digital Marketer

How to Be An In-Demand Digital Marketer

With so many people playing, working, and shopping online, digital marketing skills have moved to the forefront of business growth needs. Local, national, and global organizations are all fighting to stay top of mind and one click away from being the number one choice of consumers. To do that, they are universally investing more and […]

Using Video to Rank Higher in Google Search

Using Video to Rank Higher in Google Search

The goal of SEO is to get your links on the first page of search results. With billions of links competing for a dozen or so spots, competition has never been more fierce in the race to the top. One way to beat out competitors is using video to rank higher in Google search results. […]

Quick Start Guide to Building Your Local Digital Marketing Agency

Quick Start Guide to Building Your Local Digital Marketing Agency

I’m often asked for advice on how to start a local digital marketing agency by newbies looking to build a real business with their digital marketing skills. I readily give out what tips pop into mind at the time, but here I’m giving you the full consult on how to do it right. If you […]

How to Sell Marketing Services to Small Businesses

How to Sell Marketing Services to Small Businesses

Small business owners are an odd sub-set of people with hundreds of personal reasons for running a business, but one common ambition to successfully build something of their very own. If your selling marketing services, even if it’s only 10 hours a week, you are essentially a small business owner. Knowing the desires and fears […]

Beginner's Checklist for Starting an SEO Agency

Beginner's Checklist for Starting an SEO Agency

Are you thinking about starting an SEO agency? With all the tools available to start, run, and grow your business, there has never been a better time to start your own SEO agency. Unfortunately, there is a big gap between having the desire to start a business and knowing what to do to make it […]

What are Local Citations?

What are Local Citations?

Quick question for you Sharks: have you ever wondered why some of your competitors rank so high for local keywords? Well, here's a hint: they simply leverage the power of local citations. When it comes to creating a strong online presence for a local business, citations play a very important part in boosting your visibility […]

How to Get Your First Client as a New Shark

How to Get Your First Client as a New Shark

Has there ever been a better time to be an Offline Shark? With the online environment evolving at an alarming rate, now is a killer time to get into selling digital services! Yep - it's time to show your teeth, baby sharks! I read a statistic recently that said you can expect around 600,000 new small […]

Never Doubt the Importance of a Customer Review

Never Doubt the Importance of a Customer Review

How important would you say are customer reviews for a business? Personally, I have a TON of clients that I've never asked to leave me a review and I'm almost positive that you do too. But that's not OK and we should change that! Getting reviews from former customers is and always will be beneficial […]