Is WordPress just for bloggers?

It’s just for bloggers. It’s not for selling stuff. It’s less secure. These are common misconceptions I hear about WordPress, and in my latest pos...

[Video] Here's How the Simplest Marketing Planner Works

If you need a plan for the new year and are considering my Simplest Marketing Planner ("Don't be fooled by the low price" wrote one reviewer), or e...

2018 by the numbers

A new post from Deidre Rienzo.... First, the crummy news... My revenue this year was its lowest since 2014. I’m down $7180 from last year, which w...

Is Social Media All That? [QTMM 1-15-19]

Why do so many people think they should be posting constantly on social media? As if it’s the most effective marketing tool out there! If you have ...

Selecting a CMS for your new website

One of the things I love most about websites today? The ability to manage your website content is at your fingertips. The availability of Content ...

David Whyte on "Work"

The essence of work is intimacy. (Listen to this essay read aloud on the MarketingMentorPodcast.com) The essence of work after providing for our...

The Only "Number" You Need to Know [Quick Tip for 1-4-19]

I’m not a big fan of “goal setting” – the practice or the phrase – especially when it comes to financial goals.It’s psychologically fraught and too...

[Podcast] #359 Content Marketing That Works with Ben Callahan of Sparkbox

To kick off the Marketing Mentor Podcast for 2019, I have a special guest on an important topic: Ben Callahan, President of Sparkbox, a web design ...

Need a Marketing Plan for 2019?

Start the new year off right -- with a plan! All our marketing plans are designed for independent creative professionals and they're available tod...

Simplest Marketing Plan: January Extras (2019.1)

On January 2, 2019 I released the first installment of the brand new Simplest Marketing Plan for 2019. Don't have it yet? Go directly to the shopp...

What I'm listening to as we enter into a new year

It's been so nourishing to have some quiet time as we wind down the year and enter into a new one. I especially love listening to other people's vo...

Excellent Examples of Holiday Marketing

So proud of the members of my Content Marketing Accountability Groups -- here's some of the holiday marketing they did this year! Gratitude and Cl...