4 things you need to have a successful social media campaign.

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Spending lots of time messing around with Facebook, YouTube and Twitter in hopes of attracting new customers and growing your business? Well before you make another tweet, check out this episode. And when you're d...

Think you really need followers and fans?

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Think it’s important to have a lot of Twitter followers? How about Facebook fans? There’s people who make a living trying to convince business owners just like you that your business will live or die by the number of...

Can social media tell you how pretty you are?

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Over the last few months a disturbing trend has been occurring on YouTube. Thousands of young girls have been posting videos of themselves asking viewers to respond to the question “Am I pretty?” While these types of...

How to use Pinterest (and Biznik)

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Why do companies feel the need to jump on every new social media site? Why can’t there be sites for social stuff and other sites for just business? Well, despite the number of companies rushing to join Pinterest, I ...

Blogging secrets from a pro

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Looking for some tips to get your blog noticed or just full of richer content? Us too! That’s why we set off to interview one of the hottest bloggers in the country. She’s smart, she’s popular, and she’s going to share all her blogging secrets.

Why Facebook LIKES aren’t enough

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It seems every business wants lots of “likes” on their Facebook page. And who can blame them? It sure looks cool to have thousands of strangers and people who’ve never actually bought from you letting the world kn...

The Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2011

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What a great way to end the year than by looking at the top 10 YouTube videos for 2011 and seeing if we can find the magic formula for making your own videos go viral. Plus I also have to deal with the fallout from m...

Total recall (for Toyota)

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In this, the first episode of marctv, Marc looks at the Toyota recall situation and how companies like Honda are doing their own recall and making a profit from it.

7 marketing tips for Santa

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In the spirit of giving, here’s seven marketing tips for the big guy in red, Santa Claus. Sure he might be the go to guy this time of year, but with Halloween soon to be the number one spending holiday of the year, S...

SEO techniques for non-techies

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In this episode I’m sharing with you 4 tips to help your SEO without ever having to mess with your site’s code or layout.

Berlin, Vancouver and a lot of noise

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With the Olympics in high gear, you can bet Vancouver will be one noisy town. So if you're looking for some peace and quite, maybe it's time for a visit to Berlin.

6 tips for a winning coupon campaign

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Coupon campaigns work! And creating one is not that hard, but there are a few things to be aware of. In this episode I will share with you 6 tips to make your next coupon campaign a success.

Why the web will never replace print

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My clients often ask me if they should stop printing brochures, catalogues, flyers and even business cards. After all, these items can be created and distributed for a fraction of what print costs. But when it come...

Is there an expert in the house?

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With a bad cold and a list of symptoms that reads like a Nyquil ad, I am in search of an "expert" that can help me feel better. But for some reason, the more experts I listen to, the sicker I get. Is there a les...

Proof bullying goes beyond the school yard.

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UFC boss Dana White gets nasty on a fan while his fighters tell students to play nice. And this is all happening while a national retailer’s marketing efforts are being overthrown by a religious group using their ow...

5 tips for better cold calling

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What could be scarier than cold calling? For many business owners, the thought of calling someone they don’t know with a business proposition is enough to send them screaming in the streets. Luckily I have 5 tips th...

George Clooney owes me money!

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When George Clooney ordered product from me and asked for credit, who was I to say no?  After all, George played a doctor on TV.  But regretfully things don’t always go as planned.  I believe George Clooney owes me m...

Five awesome tips for networking success

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There’s nothing better than meeting people face to face in a group networking environment. But to get the most out it, certain practices should be followed to avoid looking like a jerk and turning people off. Let Mar...

Is your networking event working?

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Getting a bunch of people in a room and calling it a networking event is easy. But ensuring those people actually get something out of it is the real measure of success. In this episode I will show you an innovative ...

My day at the G20 Summit

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While most people were playing outdoors, having a BBQ, or just enjoying the weather, I went down to the G20 summit in search of trouble.  Did I find any?  You’ll have to watch the newest episode of marctv to find out...

Slutty college girls make the best PowerPoint

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Who owns the content you send online? Up until you click the SEND or UPLOAD button, you do.  But after that it becomes open hunting season. Watch this episode to learn what can happen to even the most well thought o...

How to become a guru with no skills or formal education

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Think you have what it takes to become a social networking guru? To charge large sums of money to tell others how to use Twitter, Facebook and Linked In? The truth is you probably do. After all, there are tons of...

A gift or promotion? Don’t ask Dairy Queen

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You would think an international company like Dairy Queen would know the difference between a gift and a promotion. But I prove otherwise when I call them on their “free Blizzard on your birthday” offer. Luckily, we...

Think you can spot a leader?

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If you asked your clients to pick an industry leader, would they choose you? In this episode of marctv, you get the chance to test your leadership spotting skills.  But be careful, it’s not as easy as you think.  Esp...

It’s not just a bill, it’s my freakin’ holiday

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Can one little bill and a not so little boy spoil an otherwise great trip to Niagara Falls?  Not much I can do about the boy, but we can certainly learn something from that bill.

Let’s take a deep breath

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Over reacting seems to have become so normal, people don't even notice it anymore.  So what can businesses learn from others who have acted first and thought second?