And just like that, more than half of the year is over! Remember that marketing plan you created back in December to build your brand in 2018? How is that going?

Hopefully you are on pace with the plan and have months of data to determine your successes. Good news, if you feel like you’re off track, you still have a few months to finish strong. If you are in the group that never got around to implementing your plan, now’s your time to use the final two quarters of the year to plow ahead.

Continue Reading Mid-Year Marketing Review: Your Checklist for Success

Our latest Think Tank of Three podcast addresses the importance of defining and telling the story of your value – both internally to yourself and externally.

When you know your what you’re worth, you don’t settle for less. Less could be a lower paycheck, a boring job, etc. Knowing your worth and knowing how to talk about your value can not only make you feel better, but it can also lead to more money. 

Take a listen to the podcast and hold your head high!

Continue Reading Podcast: Knowing Your Worth – Episode 05

I hear it all the time, professionals believe that they don’t need to sell themselves, self promote or market themselves outside of doing “good work.” If you just do “good work” that it will attract more work. And so, there is no need for fluff like marketing, branding, business development, etc. because you’re building a reputation on quality work.

I’m here to tell you, that belief is a lie and it’s probably hurting your career. At bare minimum it’s not helping you as much as you think.  Continue Reading Why Doing “Good Work” Could Hurt Your Career

You’ve heard a friend talk about it.

You’ve skimmed the articles in Forbes, Huff Po, and others. You may have even created a vision board hoping it will help you stay on track and meet your goals.

So what is visualization? And what can it do for you professionally and personally?

You’d be shocked.

We’re going to break it down in this new Think Tank of Three podcast.

Continue Reading Podcast: Reach your personal and professional goals faster – Episode 04

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn…

Sometimes the number of social media platforms that we need to post on — and keep straight — seem endless. But, if you’re running a marketing campaign for a business and your target audience is on social media, then you must have the right presence on the platforms where you can best reach that audience.

The question is… are you posting enough on social media? And, how much is too much? Continue Reading Are You Posting Enough On Social Media? How Much is Too Much?

There is a long list of things you shouldn’t do if you’re trying to build a brand on social media, but for brevity (and because we love the number three) we’re sharing three things you could be doing right now that could damage your online brand. Professionally and personally.

Hear the habits you should cut out of your social media life as well as some tricky things to avoid that we find ourselves guilty of as well! Continue Reading Podcast: Three Things You Could be Doing to Damage Your Online Brand – Episode 03

Our topic today: creating your personal brand. Everyone needs one and whether you know it or not, you definitely have one!

In this episode, we give our must-do’s for creating the right brand, tips on how to make sure it aligns with what your audience wants, and how to make sure it’s what your company needs. Plus, you’ll hear examples from our own clients and we share some stories about what we do ourselves.

Continue Reading Podcast: How to Build a Better Brand – Episode 02

We’ve all heard the age-old adage, money can’t buy happiness. Yet, we seem to always be in pursuit of both: money and happiness.

Cold, hard cash means we can buy bigger, better, and more. We try to keep up with the Joneses and the Kardashians. We expect earnings to grow, profits to rise, and productivity to soar. All, in the quest to make a buck.

And yet, for all the times we each say, ‘money isn’t everything’, there may actually be something to it. Could money actually buy happiness? Continue Reading Money Can’t Buy Happiness… Or Can It?