6 Keys to Growing Your Business in the US

6 Keys to Growing Your Business in the US

Focus: US Businesses In studying marketing agencies in Toronto, one theme really stands out – location is king. Their target  client is within a very short distance. Today, it shouldn’t be because a huge pool of interested clients are just south of us. I’ve enjoyed working with US companies, some of them large and some…

Canada an Enticing Market for Smart Business Investors

Canada an Enticing Market for Smart Business Investors

Cheap, Cheap, Cheap No that’s not the Twitter bird making noise, it’s the sound of wise International business investors and startup entrepreneurs talking about how Canada is their new bargain basement shop for opportunities. It’s a rare opportunity for US investors and entrepreneurs to exploit the surging US dollar and build a sound, secure, and productive Canadian investment portfolio…

9 Ways to Create New Customers in the US

9 Ways to Create New Customers in the US

  International Business: Showing Up on the US Radar Should 2020 or 2021 be the years you decide to grow your business into cities such as New York, Boston, Charlotte, Miami, Philadelphia, San Diego, Los Angeles, Chicago and Phoenix? There’s never been such a grand opportunity to export goods or services to the US. It…

Inhouse vs Outsourcing to Experts – You Choose your Result

Inhouse vs Outsourcing to Experts – You Choose your Result

Why Your Inhouse Team Will Always Underperform William Shakespeare was a brilliant man. So adept with insight, wit and words. He could see patterns of behavior amid the clamor and folly of people being busy and going nowhere. He knew, as many business leaders know today, that “busy-ness” alone offers little of value and can actually foretell a…

What Should be the Core of Your Online Marketing?

What Should be the Core of Your Online Marketing?

Google and Facebook Want to Host Your Business and Life but Your Blog is your GoTo Resource One of the things I respected about the companies I’ve worked for is their protection of that company’s brand and source of income. You should protect your businesses future.  My managers never wavered in avoiding risk, vulnerability to problems, or unwise…

What Do Your Customer’s Believe?

What Do Your Customer’s Believe?

What Do Your Customers and Prospects Believe in? How well do you know your target customer?  What’s the first thing that comes to mind when they see or hear your company name or product? Do you know what they believe in and what values guide their preferences? If you don’t really know, how accurate will your digital…

10 Compelling Reasons to Sell Your Business

10 Compelling Reasons to Sell Your Business

Build Your Business Then Sell It! You can tell the best entrepreneurs from regular small business people with limited ambition.  Entrepreneurs have intent to make a lot of money to help them build a successful life. They believe strongly in their worth and that success shouldn’t take a long time. Real entrepreneurs treat their startup…

8 Crazy Good Lead Generating Tactics

8 Crazy Good Lead Generating Tactics

Lead Generation for Realtors We’re getting close to the key home sales season 60% of your sales happen. It’s crunch time! Try these Top 8 Lead Generation tactics to grow your contacts and build a buzz about working with you. Ramp it up and one day you may be running your own brokerage. Any luxury realtor, whether selling presale…

Instead of Fearing Disruption, Why not Leverage It?
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Instead of Fearing Disruption, Why not Leverage It?

Why You Should Believe in Disruption The word disruption means entirely different things to many people. Increasingly, it’s becoming a very positive word in our vocabulary, particularly digital marketers. As you can see in the graphic above, disruptive companies are thriving. Is your business disruptive, or being disrupted? Are you looking beyond the waves of change…