Beware the marketing coach who does not DO

OK I have to say it… I’m getting really REALLY tired of these so-called gurus and coaches who are supposedly teaching people how to “make …

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Marketing Coach: 7 Stupid Ways to Blow Up Your Sales Process

This week’s Marketing Jackass Award goes to… me. Why? Because I just conducted one of the WORST sales …

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Small Business Marketing: 63 Ideas to Help You Sell More Right NOW

There are only three problems that you, as a small business owner, entrepreneur or professional service provider, are …

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33 Great Questions to Get Your Business Unstuck

How can we offer a risk-free trial of our product/service? What would make our work more fun? Which …

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7 Reasons Your Email Marketing Sucks

Have you noticed? Email open rates are down – click through rates are down – and sometimes, no …

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How to Get More Speaking Engagements

Watch this video about how to get more speaking engagements: How to get speaking engagements. I wonder: How do …

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Marketing Speaker: How to Generate Leads at EVERY Speech

Here’s a step-by-step method (and word for word script) on how professional speakers, authors, consultants and thought-leading professionals …

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Marketing Concept: Don’t Be a Jackass

Wow. That’s all I can say. Sometimes, a piece of marketing stupidity comes across my radar that is: …

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50 Shades of Pay

Strap in and hang on – you are getting the mother lode of product development ideas right here …

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Marketing Coach: How to never feel cheated about referrals

Too many small and solo business owners get bent out of shape about referrals – they don’t get …

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David Newman: Speaker Video

“If you want to accelerate and boost your sales, the best thing you can do is show your …

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Client Case Study: Libby Gill

“I would have happily paid double your fee!” Libby was already a highly successful speaker when she joined …

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Client Case Study: Steve Bollar

“I’ve made over $70,000 in 6 months – just through this” As a former school principal and superintendent, …

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Market with Your Mouth: How to Use Speaking to Get Clients

Here is an in-depth interview about how entrepreneurs, executives, business owners, coaches, and experts can unleash a flood …

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Client Testimonial: Alfred Poor

“The $11,000 man who’s finally charging for value” Alfred is a true renaissance man who could not get …

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Client Testimonial: Mike Thomson

“$225,000 in sponsors and new fee is $6,500” Mike is a 30-year speaking veteran, specializing in education who …

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Client Case Study: Kathy Parry

“From sporadic $500 gigs to regular $6,500 gigs” Kathy was up against competition from giant corporations and was …

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Marketing 1.0 vs Marketing 2.0

Marketing 1.0 Cajole convince persuade chase sell beat up interrupt intrude close close again stalk give up No …

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Client Testimonial: Sardek Love

“This program changed everything for me” Sardek already had a training business but he wanted more speaking and …

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How to Generate End-of-year Revenue NOW

These don’t need a lot of explanation on my part – especially because you’re getting “copy and paste”-ready …

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Client Testimonial: Susan Robertson

“From free to $7,500 to $30,000 in 60 days” Susan is an accomplished corporate consultant who hadn’t cracked …

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Client Case Study: John Ramstead

“Best investment I’ve made in myself and my business” Before join our mentoring program, the most John was …

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Speaker Marketing Case Study: Joe Serio

“Annual revenue increased by a factor of 8X” Joe came into the program undercharging and under-earning. Listen to …

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10 Blogging Lessons from Your Dog

Does your dog blog? Yes? No? Not sure? Well, don’t worry because mine does. You’re about to get …

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Marketing Coach: There Is No Blue

Where did that lead come from? “It came out of the blue…” How did that customer find you? …

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Marketing Coach: Instant Branding Toolkit

You could pay a marketing coach or ad agency or brand consultant BIG bucks to create (or recreate) …

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Speaker Profit Formula: Case Study Interviews

At Do It! Marketing, we help speakers, consultants, and experts to simplify their speaking-driven business, boost their impact …

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Marketing Coach: How to Add ROI to Every Proposal

As a marketing speaker and marketing coach, I’m often asked to review my clients’ proposals to help them …

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101 Sales Tips in 3 Words

Be more courageous. Stop prospecting blind. Tune your radar. Listen more deeply. Action creates traction. Try new things. …

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The (REAL) Idiot’s Guide to Social Media Marketing

As a speaker marketing expert and head honcho of an inbound marketing agency serving speakers, consultants, and thought-leading …

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WIIFM is dead. Long live WNOR

For a very long time, you couldn’t sit through any marketing seminar or sales training without some moron …

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5 Big Shifts You Need to Make for High-Fee Success

After working with over 500 consultants, speakers, coaches, authors, and service professionals, I found 5 big shifts for …

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Marketing Coach: 17 Ways to Drive More Traffic FAST

1. Tweet more regularly about resources, tools and ideas that link back to your website. Use tools like …

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Keys to Digital Marketing for Solopreneurs

Guest post by Ivan Serrano Focus on relationships first Solo professionals are almost always providers of some kind …

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Motivational Speaker Training

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzCvCZrOo-E Watch this video: What is the best motivational speaker training? Hmmmm… OK it’s two things. The best …

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Marketing Concept: 8 Mistakes to Avoid When Naming Your Business

Guest post by Phillip Davis Naming a business is like laying the cornerstone of a building. Once it’s …

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Marketing Coach: 7 Musts for Your Email Signature File

My marketing coaching client was redoing his website. (Can you FEEL his exhilaration?) He just got his fresh, …

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Marketing Coach: How to Create a Great Company Name

As a marketing speaker and marketing coach, clients often ask me for branding and naming advice to help …

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Marketing Mix: 8 Steps to Obtaining Speaking Engagements

Guest post by Steve Markman Marketing mix: Your marketing and PR efforts should be in the forefront of …

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7 Best Public Speaking Podcasts

Check out this list of the 7 best public speaking podcasts for motivational speakers, consultants, and experts who …

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17 Reasons You’re Not Making Money

Had a terrific marketing mentor call with a new client who has made MILES of progress in the …

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How Motivational Speakers Pocket Bigger Fees: Get Sponsors!

Guest column by Burt Dubin How to collect even higher speaking fees by creating alliances with sponsors… Can …

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101 Success Tips in 3 Words

Drink more water. Watch less TV. Action makes traction. Try new things. Hang in there.  Get better daily. …

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Referral Blurbs – Marketing Coach Tip

What does your referral blurb look like? Excuse me? What?? You don’t know what a referral blurb is? …

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Funny as hell business card ideas – your input needed…

Here’s the deal – a boring, plain, blah business card costs just as much to print as a …

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Professional Services Marketing: 7 Ways to Build a Corporate Speakers Bureau

Publisher: PR News | Authors: Lori Zetlin and Jeanne Tee Ask any professional services marketing or corporate communications …

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Marketing Speaker: 21 Killer Sales Questions to Close Any Deal Faster

As a marketing speaker and marketing coach, my clients often ask me for advice on sales. Naturally, this …

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10 Social Media Tips for Professional Speakers

As a speaker marketing expert, and professional speaker myself, I feel it’s important not to OVER-emphasize social media… …

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Business Coach: 50 Reasons People Should Buy from YOU

As a business coach, I love tools, strategies, templates and exercises that help small business owners sell more, …

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Marketing Coach: The 4 Levels of Marketing

When it comes to marketing, there are four things that you need to focus on, four levels if …

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Social Media Scripts: Tips from a Marketing Coach

As you know, the LAST thing I ever want to be called is a “social media expert” or …

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Marketing Coach: How to Write Your Kickass Bio (12 Tips and Example)

As a marketing speaker and marketing coach, my clients often ask me to critique their Professional Bio. Whether …

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23 things to say when you’re asked for ‘free consulting’

Brilliant advice from marketing expert Maria Marsala. Maria is a Business Builder and former Wall Street Trader. With …

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17 great answers to ‘How much do you charge?’

For professional services providers, entrepreneurs and thought-leading executives… the #1 dreaded question is, “How much do you charge?” …

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