Building a valuable online asset such as a YouTube channel

I receive a lot of requests from YouTube commenters to make videos about particular topics. Some of the requests are so precise and specific that it is clear they want me to make a video which is of interest to them and their situation but will probably not have much wider interest. I don’t bother… Continue reading Building a valuable online asset such as a YouTube channel

The pressure of social media marketing-avoid this understandable mistake

Nobody is a greater, more active user, and advocate, of social media as a powerful tool in the marketing toolbox of a small business owner than I am. But the sheer number of social media platforms available to avail of can lead to enormous time pressure and a type of anxiety which can only be… Continue reading The pressure of social media marketing-avoid this understandable mistake

I reached 14,002 YouTube subscribers yesterday

I am chuffed that I have now reached 14,002 YouTube subscribers on my YouTube channel. You might, if you did not know better, see this as some sort of vanity metric. Something with which to stroke the ego. But I know the value and power of YouTube for my business. I have seen it repeatedly… Continue reading I reached 14,002 YouTube subscribers yesterday

Soft launching my online shares course

I am engaged, at the moment, in what I understand is a “soft launch” of my online shares course, “Investing in Shares for Maximum Returns“. The way that I use social media in my business and personal branding makes the use of a soft launch the ideal way to go from my perspective. I do… Continue reading Soft launching my online shares course

Build your own audience-don’t wait to be picked

I have no doubt that my colleagues who frequently appear in the media-on radio or TV or quoted in the newspapers-are immensely grateful for the exposure. There is no doubt it creates a great deal of credibility around them and their expertise. That cannot do any harm, especially if their target market is likely to… Continue reading Build your own audience-don’t wait to be picked

Why You Need a Strong Questioning Filter When Consuming Digital Marketing Advice

I listen to a lot of podcasts, most of which are concerned with online marketing. The vast majority  are of limited value, but there are some notable exceptions. And within those exceptions you need to apply a certain personalised filter to extract value for your particular circumstances. Let me give you one example.  Today I… Continue reading Why You Need a Strong Questioning Filter When Consuming Digital Marketing Advice

“The Art of Marketing Your Services Business Online: How to Get New Clients With a Proven, Inexpensive 5 Part Digital Marketing Strategy”-Update in the Pipeline

I was delighted when I checked the latest reviews of my books for sale on Amazon and Kindle. Reviews, especially bad ones, can break a book’s life; no reviews at all are not helpful either and it is challenging to get readers to leave a review. I have 6 titles for sale which can be… Continue reading “The Art of Marketing Your Services Business Online: How to Get New Clients With a Proven, Inexpensive 5 Part Digital Marketing Strategy”-Update in the Pipeline