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Simple Ways To Track Marketing

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 in Marketing, Social Media Tips, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Simple Ways To Track Marketing

Big companies have usually figured out that they need to track marketing and they often have complex systems in place to monitor their results. However, in speaking with many solopreneurs and small business owners we often find that they are unsure about what is working for them. Sometimes they are concerned about hits on their website because it is something that they feel they can measure, but if you asked them how many sales those hits converted to they often don’t know. If one sale is $1,000 or more a business owner will usually have...

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How To Fail At Online Marketing

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 in Our Members, Our Sponsors, Social Media Tips | 0 comments

How To Fail At Online Marketing

How To Fail At Online Marketing Everyone wants their marketing to go viral and be the next big Trunk Monkey adventure, and there are certain components that weigh in to get a strong online marketing response, but there are also sure ingredients to a recipe for failure. Before we can get into what a good online marketing process will do for your business we need to first identify what failure looks like. There are many marketing gurus out there and they all may have a different view of what success is but few are identifying what failure is. So...

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Fall Networking Is Upon Us!

Posted by on Aug 25, 2013 in Events, Networking, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Fall Networking Is Here This morning we found some yellow leaves on the ground. It is time for the kids to get their school supplies and time for us business owners to get ready for the fall season. Goals need to be set, marketing plans for the Christmas season need to be completed, and things need to go into motion for the next 90 day stretch. With all of that in mind we have implemented new MasterMind 90 Day Sessions for Sales Goals and for Business Strategies. A 7 Series Financial Series has been added to the calendar and there are new...

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Loyal2U Communications And Marketing

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in Our Sponsors | 0 comments

Loyal2U Communications And Marketing

Communications And Marketing Done For You Loyal2U.ca started as a communications and marketing company that wrote innovative emails for organizations to their clients and their prospects. As content writers they wrote for the business as though they were the company owners and created pieces that were effective at getting the message out on various online platforms. Content was created, approved and then posted consistently creating excellent results for many of their clients. Soon they were writing blogs, articles for magazines, tweets, and...

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Safeguard By Cousins – Promotional Products

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Our Members, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Safeguard By Cousins – Promotional Products

Our Local Answer For Promotional Products We are all familiar with big named printing stores like Staples for promotional products but did you know that one of our own members Safeguard by Cousins is part of an organization that is ranking in the top 40 companies in the promotional products industry? It is true. We were delighted earlier this year when Gord Cousins joined our Rocky Mountain Thursday CIBN Chapter that meets at the Coast Plaza Hotel in the restaurant. Gord has over 60,000 phenomenal quality promotional products that are...

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Dorothy Briggs Publisher

Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in Our Sponsors | 0 comments

Dorothy Briggs Publisher

Dorothy Briggs The Inspiration Sometimes you meet someone who is the light in the room and who lifts up those around them to new heights. Dorothy Briggs is one of those people. She is the inspiration at the main event. Always bubbly, always fun, always professional, and always worthwhile connecting with. Dorothy Briggs is real and yet she is a powerful influence in the business and publishing community across the province of Alberta. Whenever you get an opportunity to sit next to her or be where she is you are going to learn something...

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Bad Networking – You Are Stupid, Fat and Have Acne!

Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in Networking, The Skilled Networker | 0 comments

Bad Networking – You Are Stupid, Fat and Have Acne!

Here is a quick lesson in Bad Networking 101. These are some tips that everyone should know but apparently some do not… How effective is it to meet a new prospect and say “You are stupid, fat and have acne?” That is definitely not a line from How To Win Friends And Influence People. Yet we hear this kind of thing at networking meetings from guests. Thankfully we are not usually hearing it from members. Members usually have manners. They have been trained with the proper expectations about their networking experiences and they are...

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What Are Your Networking Expectations?

Posted by on Jul 27, 2013 in Networking, The Skilled Networker | 0 comments

What Are Your Networking Expectations?

Your networking expectations will determine how successful your networking experiences are. If you go to your first event expecting to make a sale on the spot you will likely be disappointed. If you expect people to call you without you doing a follow-up that is probably not going to work out. If you are there to get as many leads as possible in as short as time as possible you may have the wrong attitude. Successful networkers know that valuable networking experiences are harvested a little bit at a time over a long period of time and when...

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Safeguard Looking For Promotional Reps

Posted by on Jul 14, 2013 in Marketing, Our Members, The Advantages Of Membership | 0 comments

Safeguard Looking For Promotional Reps

Safeguard Looking for Promotional Reps When Gord Cousins joined the CIBN network he was not sure what to expect. He went to the weekly meetings and got to know the other members. He liked how the network was combining the face-to-face interaction at the meetings with the online platforms of social media. He saw the value of the publications like The Connector and wanted to get more involved so he offered 500 free, full-color, double-sided business cards to his fellow members and got featured in the network’s promotional material. Then he...

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Sell More To Make More

Posted by on Jul 13, 2013 in Goals and Goal Setting, Good Sales Practices & Tips, Networking, The Skilled Networker | 0 comments

Sell More To Make More

Sell More We all could benefit by learning to sell more to make more. We are all in sales. We may not like that fact but it is true. If you have ever tried to convince a 10 year old to brush their teeth or get someone to change their mind about which restaurant to eat in you are selling them on your ideas. One would think with us all obviously being in sales we would try a bit harder to understand how it is done and work on our skills of moving people but many of us just settle for how we believe we are. Business owners need to learn to sell...

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