Building Your Brand:
What’s Love Got to Do With It

I’m sharing a very important Valentine’s Day-themed secret with you: the key to creating a compelling brand is to find your people and love them hard. Showing up. A personal touch. Delighting your customers. Helping and giving without expectation of return. This is how love builds your brand. Here are five steps to breathing some love and life into your brand’s pulse. Read More

Your Brand Will Expand
in Proportion to Your Courage

Courage isn’t often referenced when it comes to creating a powerful brand, but I believe it’s one of the most important elements, if not the very foundation of your brand story. Without courage and a willingness to take risks – to put yourself out there and really be seen – it’s difficult to practice the other components of building your brand. Read More

Three Ways to Create a More
Compelling Brand

One of the most common questions I get from blog readers, clients, and social media followers is, “How can I create a better brand and attract more clients?” I could write an entire book on this topic. (Oh wait, I did!) But as a starting point, here are three things you should definitely be doing. Read More

9 Effective Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website

There are hundreds of millions of active websites, far more choices than anyone could browse in a lifetime of nonstop usage.  Entrepreneurs can no longer rely on a static, brochure-style site that simply delivers information about their brand. Browsers are fickle. They expect to be rewarded for giving their time and attention to a specific Read More

Reach Out and Touch Someone

Years ago, the Bell System telephone company ran a brilliant and memorable ad campaign with the jingle, “Reach out. Reach out and touch someone. Reach out. Call up and just say ‘hi’.” The song was memorable because it was about the way phones can connect people, even those separated by vast distances. The commercials exuded Read More