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These days I am doing much of my writing on Medium.com. To see a feed of the last 10 stories published there, go to: https://mljudd.com/medium-rss-feed/
Your Small Business Can Market Like the Big Brands
If you are a small business with a small budget, you can learn from what big brands do and adapt it to your own needs.
How I Took Ownership of My New Identity as a Writer
How long does it take to become a writer? One day. The day you recognize that writing is essential to you and begin writing with intention. Decide today and start doing the work; that’s it. You are now officially a writer.
You Only Need to Market to One Person: A Coffee Shop Story
Who is your ideal customer? Every business has at least one (or maybe you aren't doing this business thing right). Find them and make your marketing dollars more effective with less effort.
The Metaverse is Coming, But Do We Trust Meta (FKA Facebook) to Lead The Way?
The company formerly known as Facebook has a long way to go to regain public trust. It is the right move to establish Meta as the parent brand to their family of apps and create a new endeavor as a technology-focused company. But the legacy of past decisions as Facebook will continue to play a role in how consumers and regulators view Meta for years to come.
Monday’s Social Media Outage Underscores the Importance of a Direct Connection to Your Customers
Develop customer connections outside of social first to limit the risks of using third-party platforms. Owned channels create strong relationships with your most ardent fans.
13 Top Daily News Sources for Marketing Students
Marketing moves fast. Our global economy coupled with digitally connected brands and consumers has caused news cycles to shrink dramatically. Stories unfold over the course of minutes and hours instead of days. Miss a day of news and you are out of the loop. How can you stay in the know without spending hours browsing websites, blogs and social media? Here are 13 sources you need to know.
Need to Find the Courage to Write Publicly?
Change the Way You Think About Your Writing The inspiration I needed to resume writing publicly came from Jason Feifer, editor of Entrepreneur Magazine, in an article that challenged me to think differently. Jason shares an Editor's Note in each issue that I frequently find insightful. The Words You Choose in Thought Matter As Much As the… Continue reading Need to Find the Courage to Write Publicly?
13 Lessons From Non-Profit Fundraising in 2021
How do you fundraise during the uncertain months of early 2021 when your usual income relies heavily on one large in-person event? That was the question our non-profit organization’s board faced in the midst of the second COVID-19 surge this fall. What we learned surprised us all.