The Endless Cycle of Marketing

242891dc-5ba6-4683-b43b-395e34ab1905.tmbIn the blink of an eye, another day passes; and with each passing day so does another day spent marketing my business. The countless hours spent making new connections, networking with old clients, interacting with entertainers, and developing new websites are never ending tasks.

With the holidays quickly approaching I am already looking past them to January, February and March 2015. It feels like it is a long ways away, but it’s not. I need to have all my marketing material developed now and ready for people booking events in the months to come.

Recently, I have been working on a new marketing schedule. I like to call it a 90-minute marketing workout. The goal is to develop a marketing pattern, a series of things to do in 90 minutes. The program is designed to keep me actively marketing. I know how easy it is to sit back and wait for the phone to ring after sending out a large marketing campaign, just to be disappointed when the phone doesn’t ring.

So far, I am having good success with the program. I realized that marketing without a purpose was more busy work then really productive marketing. I thought I needed to be in my office eight hours a day to be productive, but in reality if I focus my time correctly, I can accomplish more in a 90-markeitng workout then in an eight hour day.

90-minute-marketingThe 90-minute marketing is a life style change for me. Each day I look at the chart, figure out what I need to do to achieve my goals and then focus the next 90 minutes doing that task. My mother would say, “If you do a little each and every day, you will achieve a lot,” and she’s right.

Over the next 90 days, I am working on redefining and expanding this 90-minute marketing workout from a 30 day program to a full 90 day program. One of my goals is to be constantly marketing 90 days in advance, and create a constant cycle of marketing. Each day the marketing tactics change, keeping me from getting burned out, as well as keeping the marketing exciting, fresh, and constantly happening.

My second goal is to transform this program into a 90-minute marketing program which I can sell. Before I can do this I need a group of people to go through the Beta testing. If you are interested, please email me at Dale(a)mbd2.com. Together we can grow bigger and smarter, and along the way become better marketing machines.