Hank's Marketing and Business Tips Podcast

A podcast with tips, tricks, and general information about business and marketing for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Even Professional marketers and CEOs can learn a thing or two!

Join Hank as he offers his knowledge and experiences. He also adds even more value by interviewing guests that share their stories and knowledge. 

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HMBT #130: Conference Networking

When attending conferences, I feel that it is important to attend the reception events and any other activities involved with the show that involve networking. I recorded this episode while attending the RXInsider conference in Providence, RI. I attended the reception event and the dinner the following night and met some great people. I like

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HMBT #129: Read the Signals

I want you to stop and read the signals. As business owners and professionals, we have busy schedules. We tend to rush through things. These days, when most people read, they read fast or skim. They do not absorb what is around them. We fail to absorb and read what is right in front of

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HMBT #128 Distractions

How many chat clients or social media channels do you use? The more you use, the more distractions you have. Make sure to cut down on the number of platforms you use, or chat clients you have installed on your computer. You can also increase productivity by turning off your cell service and wifi while

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HMBT #127 R&R Required

I will be in Florida on vacation when this airs. As a business owner or professional, it is important to take a break. You can use downtime to think about and set goals. Dwell on what you accomplished, reset your expectations and, plan for a successful future.     Audio:  

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HMBT #126: Dorien Morin-van Dam and Repurposing Content

It is about time that I had Dorien Morin- van Dam with More In Media on the podcast. Dorien and I both spoke at ConvergeSouth last year. Wow, so much value in this episode! I should have had her on earlier! Dorien and I spoke about repurposing content. to begin with, it is a struggle for

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HMBT #125: Reach Your Customer First and Lifestyle Marketing

In this short episode, I cover reaching your customer first and lifestyle marketing. When it comes to reaching your customer first, before your competition, make that you provide value through blogging, customer service, and social media. This can be knowledge, information or tips. You can provide information about a product or service. Create engagement and

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HMBT #124: Strategy vs Tactics with Josh Dodson

Josh Dodson is my guest today. He is the Director of Research and integrated Marketing at VisionPoint Marketing. We discussed marketing strategy vs. tactics. Strategy is a guiding principle for the tactics you use in marketing. Tactics are the specific thing you are doing with marketing. It could be Facebook ads or maybe Google Adwords.

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HMBT #123: The Power of Referrals

The power of referrals. Most people rely on word-of-mouth referrals. That means that they are being reactive and waiting for those referrals to roll in. Even though word of mouth referrals can be enough, you can always have more and more money. Referrals are the most powerful form of obtaining customers, because it is free.

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HMBT #122: Preparing for Conferences

Attending conferences can be informative and educational. Today, I am going to talk about how I prepare for a conference. Here are the things that I do to prepare for a conference. Research the talks that you want to attend. Don’t stress yourself out by needing to make last minute decisions for those breakout sessions.

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HMBT #121: The Book Shepherd, Diana Needham

  Diana M. Needham, The Book Shepherd, joins me today. I met Diana at a LinkedIn Live networking event and really enjoyed speaking with her and learning how she helps people get books published. Diana works with her clients to not only write a book, but market it, and obtain the result that they really

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HBMT #120: Barbara Hemphill on Productivity

I am joined today by Barbara Hemphill, owner of Barbara Hemphill LLC, to discuss productivity The average employee spends 19% of their time looking for what they need to do their work. It you take a company that has 20 employees at an average wage of $15 an hour, that represents a loss productivity cost

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HMBT #119: Bots vs. Email

I recently viewed an ad from someone looking to promote a workshop on chatbots and how they are going to be an email marketing killer. I signed up because I wanted to see how this person was using chatbots. First, I needed to provide my email address to sign up for the workshop. That shows

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