Situation Analysis : The ‘Now’ of Marketing

Situation Analysis – Where Are You At? One of the bigger challenges facing any marketing trainer, like myself, is holding participants’ attention while discussing the role played by what we call “Situation Analysis”. While carrying out a Situation Analysis should be the first step (and then regularly repeated), it can be so much more appealing […]

Video on Facebook Pages – Get into It

Now we all agree that posting text only on our Facebook Page is a total no-no, right? Photo posts work much better, gaining greater reach and, critically, more engagement. However, you might be missing out on an even more powerful way to engage your audience. Video on Facebook Pages is, in fact, the way to […]

Social Media Training – Goals, Strategy, Actions

Too often, social media training consists of simply what actions one can take on Facebook or other platforms. This is to miss the point and to overstate the importance of social media, as if it were the one and only issue facing a business. Social media training needs to include the all-important question of “Why ?”, not […]

Business Blogging – What’s the Point ?

Business blogging – should you get into it ? Yes, you should. However, one important point to remember is that no one single marketing action will be a solution all by itself for the achievement of all your business goals. When a client’s eyes glaze over as I launch into the merits of business blogging, I need to […]