Blog Profile / Jim's Marketing Blog

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Archived Since:November 14, 2008

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Money talks

My good friend Andy used to own 3 very successful gyms in London. When he sold them, he’d made enough money to retire to Miami, with financial security for the rest of his life. He was just 42 at the time. Andy told me that when he was...Show More Summary

Criticism can be painful. We need to wise up

Criticism can be painful. Painful enough to stop us from creating great products and services. Painful enough to stop us from marketing them as creatively as we possibly can. The thing is, almost all criticism comes from people, who aren’t in the market for what we do. Show More Summary

Content marketing: How to build a huge and valuable list

Hold onto your hat – I think you’re going to love this! If you want to build a large and extremely valuable content marketing list, today’s post is exactly what you’ve been waiting for. I was inspired to write this, after a reader emailed me. Show More Summary

I’ve had enough!

We often find that great success is preceded by the words, “I’ve had enough!” It’s a battle cry. A battle cry for business owners who are tired of spinning their wheels. A battle cry for those who want something better. And it can lead to amazing breakthroughs. Show More Summary

Before you publish, hit pause!

I want you to think about the following for a moment: The last tweet you sent. The last newsletter you published. The last snap you shared. The last Facebook update you posted. Each of those actions could easily be a prospective customer’s first exposure to you (and your business). Show More Summary

21 Tips to build a better business

In no particular order: People buy what they want. Not what they need. You need to understand this and adjust your marketing accordingly. The word ‘Webinar’ carries a huge amount of negative baggage. It’s purely toxic. If you want to use video marketing, call it something less sleazy. Show More Summary

Great ideas, better decisions and less risk

If you’re in the process of making an important business decision, today’s post is just for you. At the very least, it will help you increase your chances of a successful outcome. Okay. Let’s go! I’d like to start by sharing something with you. Show More Summary

How to earn trust with your content marketing

How reliable do your prospective clients think you are? If you use social networks for business, can they rely on you to show up regularly with your ideas? If you publish a newsletter, can they rely on you to get each edition out onShow More Summary

6 Proven ways to get your business noticed

Small business owners often tell me that they struggle to get noticed by potential clients or customers. So, here are some ideas that can help you attract the attention you need and get people talking about your business, too. Think about each of the ideas below. Show More Summary

What are you waiting for?

Don’t wait for permission. You don’t need it. Don’t wait for the perfect time. The time is never perfect. Don’t wait for inspiration to appear. Command it to appear. Don’t wait for the right opportunity. Create it. Don’t wait for them to pick you. Show More Summary

There are two kinds of optimist. Which one are you?

It’s great to feel optimistic about your business. That’s so long as your optimism is justified. You see, there are 2 types of optimism. One is essential. One is toxic. I’m referring to justified optimism and unjustified optimism. Justified...Show More Summary

How to launch a new service successfully and avoid a costly mistake

Have you launched a new product or a new service, only to be disappointed by the interest you attracted? If you have, then today’s post is just for you. It will explain why this often happens, along with some ideas on how to make your next launch a success. Show More Summary

Exposed: The golden opportunity right under your nose!

You’re living in THE golden age for small business owners. You have opportunities available to you today, which previous generations couldn’t have imagined. Just think about it for a moment: Social networks provide you with free access to a global audience. Show More Summary

Today’s your day. The day everything improves. And here’s the proof!

Today’s a very special day for you and your business. I’ll explain why (with 100% certainty) in today’s post. Okay. Let’s go! There’s no question about it, the marketplace needs providers from your industry. As a business owner, theShow More Summary

How to make your Content Marketing massively more compelling

Which of these approaches do you find the most compelling? I wrote this blog post, now I want you to read it. There’s an idea I believe your business will benefit from, so I wrote this post for you. And which of these 2 do you prefer?...Show More Summary

7 Naked truths about marketing

Embrace brevity. Your marketing content is almost certainly 75% too long. Fix it. Your prospective clients or customers are being bombarded with emails, texts, social media updates, phone calls. Their time (and attention) has never been under so much pressure. Show More Summary

Some wonderful news from Jim Connolly

I have some wonderful news to share with you today! And I know many of you have been waiting for it since last September. As of today, I’m making a number of new places available on my 1 Year Marketing Program. It’s the perfect opportunity...Show More Summary

Stop offering freebies. Seriously. Stop it!

A lot of service providers offer free initial consultations as a way to attract new clients. However, it’s one of the most toxic things a they can do. Here are just 3 of the major problems caused by free consultations. 1. Free consultations...Show More Summary

How to create urgency and massively boost your sales

When it comes to marketing, deadlines are extremely powerful. Here’s why: They capture attention. They focus the mind. They create a sense of urgency. People hate to miss out. They want to get it before it’s gone. So, when they knowShow More Summary

The death of blogging

I’d like to share something with you, which has greater potential to improve your marketing, than anything I have ever known. Imagine you were able to communicate with your prospective clients. Not through advertising. Not through pestering them for attention. Show More Summary

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