You can plan and work and push as hard as you want, but if you don’t have a personal brand that shines through you’ll never get to the top.

On Tuesday I mentioned Seth Godin’s great post from last week, celebrating the life and lessons of fitness guru Jack LaLanne. But what does it have

As most of you who follow my blog know, I’m a big fan of Seth Godin and regularly find inspiration in his thoughts and ideas. Last week I received a great post from his blog (which, as I suggest you all do, I subscribe to) about the life of a unique and similarly inspirational marketer:

How did you find your last real estate agent? I bet it was via a referral. Take a lesson.

Some of the greatest marketers I know are realtors. And when it comes to referrals? They’re masters. In fact, most established real estate agents work solely off referrals from past clients. Sure, the businesses may be

No one sells you to new clients better than existing ones. When you generate a culture of strong relationships you lay the groundwork for a word-of-mouth army.

As I mentioned on Tuesday, this year in marketing is looking to be about trust. But once you’ve built that trust it’s time to spread the word. Make

Last week we talked a bit about personal branding again. Who you are and what you want to project to the world. But the truth is, you can craft the most perfect personal brand in the world, but if no one knows about it, it means nothing. That’s why, starting today, we must all make