Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs for Social Media Marketing

By now you’ve probably decided if your company is going to use social media channels like Facebook or LinkedIn in your marketing. But have you thought about exactly why you are putting the time, money and resources into creating content for those channels? And what exactly do you want to get out of them? The… Read More

Predict What Content Will Do Best in Your Niche

Anyone can judge a blog post by the amount of shares and comments, but those numbers don’t tell the whole story. What does it really mean for a blog post to do well? Is it optimized for a keyword that brings visitors from Google? Does it generate email opt-ins with a great call to action inside the… Read More

3 Subtle Ways Blogging Will Grow Your Business

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you already know that blogging can improve your website’s SEO. And I’m sure you know it can help you build your email list. But the advantages don’t stop there. When evaluating their blog strategy, most people gloss over three important things that can give their business the… Read More

Get Inside Your Customer’s Head With These Marketing Feedback Loops

How many times have you executed a marketing campaign without making a single change to the strategy along the way? Chances are you can count those times on one hand. Why? Because a good strategy is flexible, and marketing today requires us to constantly pivot. Marketing, especially online, changes so quickly that a plan without flexibility… Read More

How To Train Your Website To Be Your Best Salesperson

Your website has the potential to be your best salesperson. So why aren’t you treating it like the rest of your sales team? You wouldn’t send your sales team on calls without the proper training and support, would you? And you’d never send them out without making sure they had a great answer for every objection… Read More

How To Find Blogging Opportunities Others Are Missing

Have you ever thought about what your competitors are doing that you’re not? If you’re building your blog strategy or looking for ways to improve it, I’m sure this thought has crossed your mind more than once.. or twice. I use a process to quickly find out what the competition is doing for any niche AND if it’s working. Today, I… Read More

Why Your Website Is Losing Sales Without An Email List

Question: If your social networks shriveled up overnight and your search rankings disappeared tomorrow, who would actually return to your site? If you hesitated, keep reading. In this post I’ll show you exactly why you can’t build a blog or run a profitable business website without building an email list. Let’s dig in! Email is… Read More

The 11-Step Method for Writing Powerful Blog Posts

Publishing a blog post often gets simplified into coming up with an idea, writing about it, and hitting publish. But as anyone who has a blog will tell you, it’s never that simple. Here is the process that we go through at Fluxe for our content and our clients’ content. I recommend you always take… Read More

How to Multiply Your Reach With These Content Repurposing Strategies

Think about the staggering amount of content you’ve created over the years. Think of all the emails you send and receive. (Need a reminder? Check the total number of emails in your inbox.) What about work documents and client materials? (Look at your Word docs or Google docs.) And we haven’t even gotten to blog… Read More

It’s Time To Focus On Work That Matters

If you own OR work in a service business, I know you’ve had at least one of these questions in the last month… Where is my time going? How can I make my service business more profitable? How do I create systems so I don’t have to do everything myself? Where do you get started… Read More