Why We Persevere blogs from @fmseiden business owner advice flexyourinfluence Jun 08, 2021

To persevere is to continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty or with little or no prospect of success. Or as our Founder & CEO describes, “doing the hard things after you’ve already done the hard things.”

So why do we do the hard things again and again?...

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Ready to Recharge (Yes, really. Do it now!) at hand cmo blogs from @margmarieb business owner advice May 06, 2021

It’s been an exciting start to 2021!

We approached this year as many did - with a renewed sense of hope and energy. We are expanding our service offerings, on-boarding new clients and growing our own team, all while continuing to manage life in the pandemic. And now, to be honest,...

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Practice Makes Perfect(ish) blogs from @fmseiden business owner advice digital marketing Mar 08, 2021

The real reason consistency matters.

As Malcolm Gladwell writes in his bestselling book Outliers, the key to mastering a skill is practice, and "ten thousand hours is the magic number of greatness."

While this may have been an oversimplification of what it takes to become an expert at something,...

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Planning in a Time of Uncertainty at hand cmo business owner advice digital marketing Feb 15, 2021

(aka Planning in a Pandemic)

Planning might seem counterintuitive given the pace of change in our world today. We get it. But that doesn’t mean we should stop planning. It just means we should change the way we plan.

One of our top strategies for 2021 is “Agile Everything.” This...

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Out With The Old, In With The New: Marketing Strategies For 2021 business owner advice digital marketing digital marketing tips planning Jan 06, 2021

If we learned anything from 2020, it’s that nothing in life (or business) is certain.

And if we learned two things, it’s that people adapt. As business owners, we saw customer needs change faster than ever before. For us as digital marketing professionals, this was both scary and...

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Eating Frogs business owner advice digital marketing tips planning Dec 10, 2020

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you.

Applied to modern marketing, your frog is your most daunting task. By this logic you should do it first...
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End Of Year Planning (It's Not Too Late!) business owner advice digital marketing flexyourinfluence Nov 10, 2020

Suddenly, it's mid-November. Are you ready to take on the end-of-year push?

If you know anything about our team, you know that we love to plan. We love the planning process, we love the planning tools. We love a digital plan and we love an old fashioned plan on paper. Post-its, highlighters,...

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Our go-to promo piece blogs from @margmarieb brands we love business owner advice Sep 01, 2020

Choosing a promotional item for your business can be super difficult. What will people use, what will they keep. We found the answer!

First off, a few years ago I came up with the saying "Be Wildly Excited About the Possibilities." This became a saying that resonated with the SocializeLA team as...

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Double Your Sales NOW Podcast with Margaret Brown business owner advice featured marketing social media Aug 27, 2020

It's so important to invest in your business and yourself. -- Margaret Brown, CEO + Founder of SocializeLA.com

Join us for an insightful and timely conversation with Ursula Mentjes, CEO & Founder of Sales Coach Now. On this week's episode of the Double Your Sales Now podcast,...

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Customer Experience 101 business owner advice flexyourinfluence marketing resources Jul 08, 2020

In recent years, the concept of "customer experience" has gone from something that was limited to a (sometimes short-staffed) customer service team to the forefront of every business decision for leading companies around the world.

Think: Kelly Kapoor from The Office

Today, customer experience...

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Marketers’ Advice on Operating in a Crisis featuring Margaret Brown business owner advice digital marketing social media Jun 16, 2020

Our founder and CEO was invited to contribute to a collective conversation on responding to the current cultural climate as a business owner. While there is no "one size fits all" solution, we saw several themes emerge around topics such as sensitivity, timing and authenticity.

My best...
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Digital Marketing 2019 | What you should know at hand cmo business owner advice digital marketing Nov 26, 2018

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Happy end of the year. We're excited for 2019! Much to look forward to!

If you need a little help and guidance we welcome you to connect with...

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