Three marketing lessons from a peel-off face mask

    I want to lure my 16 yr old niece to come and spend a girls-weekend at my place. She is super fashion and beauty conscious, and I need to up my game, even more so after my brother told me she might reject the invite under the pretext that “her aunt isn’t cool” (it’s evident none of...

The Art & Science of Pricing Your Services

In this super fun and spontaneous conversation, Sandra Boekhoudt CEO of WealthyWiseWomen.com) and I talk about the art & science of price setting, why women have such a hard time to set a price and hold it, and what factors play a role in setting a price from a marketing and financial point of...

Lead Magnet: an effective tool to grow your business

  96% of the visitors to your website or landing page aren’t ready to buy from you yet.  A valuable free resource, also known as a lead magnet, is a risk-free way for prospects to get to know you and further engage and interact with them. By offering your visitors relevant, valuable content that...

The trickiness of the “What do you do” question

When was the last time you felt thrilled when somebody answered the question “what do you do” with the process they take you through? Yeah, never. Most probably, you rolled your eyes or tried politely to squeeze out of the conversation. And most probably, this has happened to you if you answer the...

Three marketing lessons from cows

This summer, I befriended a group of cows grazing in the plot next to where we walk the dogs. Just for fun, as soon as I arrived at the plot, I greeted them (just hi, no moo). A couple of days after practising this daily ritual, one of them walked slowly towards the fence, and it wasn't long...
Seven Marketing Lessons from Candy Crush

Seven Marketing Lessons from Candy Crush

Marketing isn’t that difficult. It’s like a game: you need to be clear what is the goal of the game, align your resources to best make use of them, don’t get distracted by shiny objects and FOMO, stick to your plan and, last but not least, play the game.
The dynamics of Candy Crush are pretty similar to those of online marketing. The game gives us seven lessons that will ease the learning curve.

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One Simple Secret to Boost Your Content Marketing Results

One Simple Secret to Boost Your Content Marketing Results

Today I want to talk about an element that can exponentially increase the results of your content marketing: Context.
Context makes your content go the extra mile, and helps you reach more people and grow your audience which in turn, boosts your bottom line. Who doesn’t want that?

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Three things your website needs to turn visitors into customers

Three things your website needs to turn visitors into customers

Is your website turning visitors into customers? Is it working like the sales magnet it’s supposed to be? Or is it just some pretty little thing that looks impressive, costs a lot but serves no real purpose? In this article, I talk about the things your website needs to become a conversion machine. And it’s not what you think might be.

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Podcast – Knowing your customer

Podcast – Knowing your customer

I was recently a guest of Liam Quinn's 20 Minute Marketing podcast powered by Reach Interactive. We talked about being customer centric, and how focusing on your customer holds the key to successfully market your business. Check it!  

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Seven small business myths busted

Seven small business myths busted

Always wondered why some entrepreneurs seem to grow their business effortlessly. It is all within your reach, but you need to bust a couple of myths that are the real cause why your business isn’t reaching the heights it should.

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