Business Development/Consulting

Business development tips from the lead generation pros at Mark My Words Media.

Close More Sales With Fast Follow-Up

Be The Early Bird: Close More Sales With Fast Follow-Up

Just the Facts According to a Harvard Business Review study, you are 100x more likely to reach a prospect if your call is returned within 5 minutes versus even 30 minutes later. Translation: The sooner you reach out to connect with a new potential customer, the better chance you have of reaching them and engaging read more

Mark My Words Media Celebrates 22 Years In Business

Mark My Words Media Tips & Updates- November, 2018

On a cold Kentucky morning in November, the frost crisping each blade of grass, a new business was born. In its infancy, the business was inexperienced but motivated, with a goal of helping business owners connect with new clients via an exciting new medium that was just beginning to catch on- the internet. With nothing read more

ready for trick or treat!

10 Ways Marketing Is Like Halloween

You stand at the entrance to the nicest neighborhood in your town. Flanked by your best buds and armed with treat bags and the most convincing costume you can come up with, you are ready to go make your pitch. "Trick or Treat!" Your request is greeted with admiration and handfuls of delicious treats. Now, you had read more

10 Ways Marketing Is Like Halloween

Mark My Words Media Tips & Updates- October, 2018

You stand at the entrance to the nicest neighborhood in your town. Flanked by your best buds and armed with treat bags  and the most convincing costume you can come up with, you are ready to go make your pitch. "Trick or Treat!" Your request is greeted with admiration and handfuls of delicious treats. Now, you had read more

A ship in harbor is safe blog post

Mark My Words Media Tips & Updates- September, 2018

"A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not what ships are built for." - John A. Shedd I heard this quote the other day from an elderly man named Oscar in a human interest story on the news, and it really stuck with me, and not just because it is hurricane season. As entrepreneurs, read more