You’re working your buns off in your business trying to get everything done, including your marketing. But is your marketing bringing the results you want? You don’t have a second to waste so you need to know that your marketing actions will pay off. But do you even know how you arrived with […]


Maybe It’s Time to Stop Networking

by Stephanie Ward on March 27, 2015 · 0 comments

in Articles, Blog, Marketing, Networking

Annemarie Cross interviewed me on her award winning podcast The Ambitious Entrepreneur about the keys to effective networking. She got in touch with me after reading my blog post, Why You Should Never Attend Another Networking Event. Click on the white triangle below to listen now.   What’s your biggest takeaway about networking? Share your thoughts in […]


You don’t love networking but you do it because you know it will help you grow your business. Let me show you how you can make it much less painful and who knows, possibly even fun. Don’t miss any new marketing videos, simply click on the red ‘YouTube’ button below:   “The currency of real […]


You’ve got a million things to do as a business owner. And you may wonder what you should you do for your marketing and how often. Let me start off by saying I’m a huge fan of tailoring your marketing to fit you and your business. There’s no set formula that everyone needs to follow […]


    If you’re not willing to invest time and energy in developing relationships with the people you meet, you should stop networking right now. No, I mean it. Totally serious. Because there’s no reason to get dressed, travel to an event, often times pay money to attend, spend time talking with people, and travel […]


    You know that focus is critical when marketing your business. You need to resist the temptation of continuously getting drawn into the latest marketing fad. Usually I advise business owners to pick a few marketing strategies and stick to them, which is a smart thing to do. You also need to know which […]


Cilian Jansen Verplanke is one of the three founders of Karmijn Kapitaal an investment fund that invests in companies that are being managed by a mixed team of men and women. Cilian sat down with me to share her leading marketing tips. Watch this short video to pick up tips you can use to market […]


Every platform is different and each has its own etiquette. If you’re making this mistake on Twitter, stop doing it today.   Don’t miss any new marketing videos, simply click on the red ‘YouTube’ button below:   What’s your take on automatic direct messages on Twitter? Share your thoughts below in the comments section (I […]


As a business owner I hope you’re already on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Groups are a great way to connect with people and expand your network. Watch this short video (2 minutes 25 seconds) to find out how. Don’t miss any new marketing videos, simply click on the red ‘YouTube’ button below:   How do you use […]


    What is Pinterest? Well in case you haven’t heard all the buzz lately, it’s a fast growing new social network. According to Hubspot, “In December 2011, Pinterest made Hitwise’s list of the top ten social networks, sitting at #5 and beating out big names like LinkedIn and Google+.” I know, I can hear […]