Inhabit One Social Media Channel

Unless your company is a big brand, it’s unlikely your customers are scattered across multiple social media channels. Why not simplify your life and improve your marketing efforts by choosing just one? Consolidate Your Resources As social media continues to evolve, it is increasingly important to evaluate the respective channels and the allocation of your […]

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Relationship Focused: How to Successfully Run Any Business

This is Episode 17 of This Old New Business weekly business podcast with Jeff Korhan. Marty Grunder is the founder and owner of Grunder Landscaping, the largest company of its kind in Southwestern, Ohio. In addition to running that multi-million dollar business, Marty is also a successful author, business speaker, and consultant. What’s his secret to successfully running […]

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Value Your Fanbase: Marketing Lessons from Taylor Swift

Last week Taylor Swift pulled her music catalogue from streaming service Spotify. The merits of that decision are being debated in the media with regards to the future of the music industry, as well as the business brand of the artist, and of course, her fans. It turns out there are important marketing lessons to […]

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Content Strategy: Get Ready for The Next Generation of Social Media

This is Episode 16 of This Old New Business weekly business podcast with Jeff Korhan. In this episode we chat with Rich Brooks. He is the owner of Flyte New Media, a digital marketing agency that he has owned for over 17 years. Rich not only demystifies social media and content marketing, he offers practical tips for budgeting your […]

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3 Tips for Branding Your Customer Experience

The customer experience is a hot topic in business circles these days. I find that interesting because understanding, orchestrating, and naming that experience has always been smart marketing. Once again, what’s old is new again. In many ways your process for delivering exceptional customer experiences is your business brand. The challenge is packaging it in […]

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Business Storytelling: How to Overcome Your Writing Demons

This is Episode 15 of This Old New Business weekly business podcast with Jeff Korhan. In this 15th episode of This Old New Business we are taking a departure from our traditional interview format. This gives you the opportunity to learn from my journey as I share business storytelling tips and better practices for improving your content marketing […]

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LinkedIn Influence: How to Build a Profitable Digital Presence

This is Episode 14 of This Old New Business weekly business podcast with Jeff Korhan. Are you overwhelmed with digital and social media? Then maybe you need a fresh approach. In this episode Stephanie Sammons shares her secrets for establishing your LinkedIn Influence, while also building a profitable digital presence across every other social media channel that makes sense […]

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How Storytelling Grows Your Social Media Audience

Are your social media profiles glorified resumes, or do they tell people what they really want to know – who you are and why they should care about you and your business? In addition to technology changing, everything about people and business is changing too. This means your social media has to meet new expectations. […]

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Business Niche: How to Build a Predictable Income Model

This is Episode 13 of This Old New Business weekly business podcast with Jeff Korhan. Mike Rorie is the founder of one of the largest landscape management companies in the United States that employed 550 employees at its peak, before selling to a national firm in 2006. To grow and manage a business of that magnitude requires a […]

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How to Be Famous for Your Business Content

As a marketer you no doubt are familiar with the expression “Content is King” – but do you know who is credited with first coining it? I posed that question to my audience at a recent content marketing conference here in Chicago. To my surprise, nobody knew the answer. While it is sometimes disputed, Bill […]

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