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 # 149: Holiday Welcome Series

Around the holidays, you need to attract attention. I remember an article I wrote about having a welcome series in place for the holidays. First, if you do not have a welcome series for new email subscribers, you should create one. If you do, you should think about creating a special one for the holidays,

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HMBT Episode 148: Back in the Saddle

It has been a while since I have posted. There has been numerous reasons why you have not heard from me, but let’s not get into it. I am back. I am going back to audio only and will start sharing again. Thank you to my loyal subscribers and welcome to those of you that

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HMBT #147: 4 Reasons Email Marketing is Effective

This is an excerpt from a recent video.   4 Reasons Email Marketing is Effective It is Personal and Powerful You can use the recipients first name to make the email feel personal Add a signature to an email to build trust Use other information to personalize email such as weather or product and services

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HMBT #146: Familiar

People like what is familiar. They do not like the unknown. When you run a business, you want to deal with the familiar when speaking with customers and prospects. Discuss what is familiar, the results will be much better. If you are solving a problem or meeting a need, speak about what they know. If

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HMBT # 145: Website Neglect

WordPress 5.0, a large overhaul over the current platform, is almost out. Did you know that almost 30% of all websites are ran on WordPress? 5.0 is forcing business owners and wed developers to look at their website to see if websites are ready for the change. As a business owner, you should not be

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HMBT #144: Highlight Products and Services With Video

Today, I talk about the importance of having videos for your products or services. Video is the most consumed type of content, especially on mobile. By explaining your products and services visually rather than through just sound and images. Pro tip: make sure to use captions/subtitles since many platforms start videos muted. With text added,

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HMBT #143: Work Travel Tips

I know that it has been a while since I have created an episode. This is because I have been traveling internationally. I either had some time or technology challenges that hindered me from pushing out some content. Today, I would like to share a few tips on working while traveling. 1. Check internet speeds

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HMBT #142: Lessons From an Entrepreneur

Today I am joined by Kirk Deis from The Bug Squasher and Treehouse 51. Kirk, came on to the show to share some lessons he learned while starting up and running two businesses. I am recording this episode while I am in France and Kirk is in Newport Beach, California. We are both dealing with

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HMBT #141: Slow Down

I am still in France, I find that everything is a little slower, eating, talking, and mostly when you shop. Expect longer lines and do not expect that eager salesperson to approach that is eager to “help.” I think that we can take the message to slow down a little bit. By slowing down, you can

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HMBT #140: It’s Foreign To Me

Have you ever heard the phrase: “It’s foreign to me?” Well, it means something that is not understandable or is confusing, or you are afraid of it. I am working in Carcassone France this week and have had some challenges. At a co-working place, I found it hard to communicate about the hours, connect to

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HMBT #139: Vacation

Today, I am recording in Carcassone France. I am splitting my time here with vacation and work. It is important to take time off every now and then to recharge. People have different ways of recharging. Some people like to totally disconnect and others take shorter breaks. Find out what is best for you and

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HMBT #138: Co-Working

Have you ever been to a co-working space or start-up incubator? If not, you need to check one out. It is a great opportunity for you to network and also get your brand in front of people. You can also brainstorm new ideas for new products and services with people you may meet there.  

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