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Blog Profile / Jim's Marketing Blog

Filed Under:Marketing / Online Marketing
Posts on Regator:1525
Posts / Week:4.8
Archived Since:November 14, 2008

Blog Post Archive

12 Powerful tips to blow the lid off your business in 2015

Let’s get started. Think big. No. BIGGER than that. Stop aiming for perfection. Instead, aim to be better than you were yesterday.  Be a source of encouragement. Highlight people’s strengths rather than their weaknesses. Back up your plans with action. Show More Summary

The secret behind Jim’s Marketing Blog

It’s been a great year for Jim’s Marketing Blog. The site is now ranked the number 1 marketing blog in the UK by Cision. In the USA, Search Engine Journal, picked their top ten UK marketing blogs and said: “There may be another blogShow More Summary

Don’t let these people crush your business!

Have you ever stopped using a supplier or service provider, because one of their team was a pain in the ass, rude or incompetent? That’s a rhetorical question, because we all have from time to time. If you have ever wondered why anyone would employ someone that drives customers away, you’ll find today’s post useful. Show More Summary

How to win a new client. Unlike this guy!

I was doing some gift shopping at a local store yesterday, when I decided to go for a coffee in their café. I noticed that a salesperson was speaking with the store owner, a couple of tables away from me. Now, if you asked the salesperson...Show More Summary

What are you focusing on?

It’s amazing how much control you have over your results, so long as you’re willing to accept responsibility. You can’t control another person’s attitude, but you can control how you react. You can’t control the economy, but you can control how you adapt. Show More Summary

Tell them what you stand for

When someone reads your social network updates, your blog posts, newsletter articles or the marketing pages of your website: Does it tell them what you stand for? Does it explain why they should give a rat’s ass about your business?Show More Summary

Read this before you speak with your next prospective client

I spoke with a service provider yesterday. He’s working hard, working long hours too… yet he’s still really struggling. Why? He’s competing for clients by trying to make his fees as low as possible. He’s in a race to the bottom with a handful of equally misguided competitors. Show More Summary

What every business owner needs to know about Dabbling

If your business isn’t growing as fast as you want it to, today’s post is written just for you. It always looks closed I took my friend to his chiropractor recently. As we arrived, I asked him if he was sure he had the correct appointment time, as the place wasn’t open. Show More Summary

Taking care of your mind and body

Hard work. Meeting deadlines. Overcoming Challenges. Delighting customers and clients. These are just part of what it takes to create and grow a great business. As our passion for business drives us forward, it’s extremely important to make sure we’re not neglecting our health. Show More Summary

How to make 2015 your best year ever

It’s December. The final month of the year. There’s a very important question you need to ask yourself, as you prepare for 2015: Looking back, was January 2014 the start of a New Year… or was it just another chance to relive the same...Show More Summary

How to run a successful business, working 5 hours a day

Another day. Another Don’t work hard, work smart expert pushing that toxic message. Today, I’d like to explain why that message makes zero sense and also, show you how I run a successful international marketing business, working an average of just 5 hours a day. Show More Summary

Who are the happiest people in business?

The happiest people in business are easy to spot. They love what they do. And just as it shows when people work through gritted teeth, we also notice when people are enjoying what they do. Here’s what we can learn from them and why owning...Show More Summary

Your time. Your focus. Your choice.

The people you surrender your attention to, control what you do. The endless stream of emails, messages and social media updates consume both your time and your focus. Time you can never regain is lost reacting to the immediate, yet unimportant calls for your attention. Show More Summary

My personal story: The power of focus!

  I have something personal to share with you today. It’s a goal I reached this week, which carries a valuable lesson about the importance of focus. When I relocated my business from London to a tiny village in South Yorkshire, I no longer had commercially viable access to clients. Show More Summary

Don’t stop until you’re proud

How hard should you work? How successful should your business be? How much should you care? How long should you spend delighting your customers? How many times should you try before quitting? The answer One way to decide is to keep going until you’re proud. Show More Summary

A powerful business lesson from an absolute genius!

The artwork above carries a massively valuable lesson. It explains one of the most important elements in the development of a successful business. It’s also one of the most important posts I have ever written. Yes, it’s Andy Warhol’s masterpiece, Campbell’s Soup Cans. Show More Summary

Don’t let Easy Street destroy your business!

The Internet is incredible. It has placed a world of knowledge at our fingertips. It has also allowed us to communicate with people worldwide at no financial cost, thanks to services like Gmail and the multitude of social networks. So, we can now learn or research anything and there’s no charge for connecting with people. Show More Summary

Tell them what you stand for. Here’s why!

When you communicate what your business stands for, something magical happens. A section of your marketplace, who believe strongly in the same things as you, will find themselves hugely attracted to your business. Those who are strongly against what your business stands for, will look elsewhere for a provider. Show More Summary

Last few remaining

Have you noticed what happens when the media report that something is about to be in short supply? Queues form. People stand in line, just so they can get it before it runs out. Here’s the thing: Whether it’s fuel or the latest mustShow More Summary

The huge marketing problem that no one talks about

I was in a coffee shop earlier, when a guy with a very obvious hairpiece came in. He had natural, thick brown hair around his ears, with a jet black wig on top. Of course, no one mentioned it to him. People just pointed and smirked when he wasn’t looking. Show More Summary

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