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 #137: Competitor Analysis

The other day, I was speaking with a small business owner. She was telling me how she does competitive research. She is in a niche marketing (wigs) where there are high margins. This means that you always have to be on your toes and need to be able to adapt quickly. She finds ways to

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HMBT #136: Expect Nothing

I went to the beach this weekend. On the way, I stopped at a convenience store to get some water and snacks. I ended up locking my keys in the trunk. I recently read a good book titled Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life, by Gary John Bishop. It is

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HMBT #135: Six Months

Can you believe that have the year is over? Six months of 2018 are gone! What are you doing? What did you do? What did you accomplish? What did you not accomplish? I am sitting in a Starbucks that is located in an old bank. I am actually sitting in the bank vault, which made

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HMBT #134: More Video

When it comes to branding and marketing your company, there is nothing better than using video. If you are not currently using video in your marketing campaigns, on YouTube, or just have video on your website, you are missing out on opportunities to engage with your audience. Don’t be afraid of getting in front of

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Nathan Hirsch

HMBT #133: Nate Hirsch on Hiring Freelancers

Nate Hirsch from freeeup.com joins me today to talk about outsourcing, being productive, and more. Nate helps small business owners run their business better. Nate took a look at the other outsourcing companies and found they took a long time to deliver project work. With Freeeup, only the top 1% of applicants are chosen. They

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HMBT #132: Information is Power

Information is power. The more you have, the more you know, the better you can run your business and succeed. You should always be asking your customer or potential customers what you can be doing more of or what you can be doing better. There is no better way to know what you are doing

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HMBT #131: Focusing on the Negative

Have you ever had a negative thought? Many of us have and a lot of us do all the time. What you want to do is stop thinking about what can go wrong. Start thinking positive and be an opportunistic person. The reason for business goals is so that you can focus on what you

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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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