WHAT IS MARKETING?
Successful marketing is an integrated system of strategies, tools, tactics, pricing, outreach and everything that helps your market find you. This blog contains examples of a few strategies and tactics.
That’s why you’ll see a vast assortment of information in this blog.
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Allison Bliss, Director of Oakland Marketing Agency “Allison Bliss Consulting” offers visitors articles, tips, and tools for both established businesses (over 10 years) and entrepreneurs to help them increase profits, save time and grow business.
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Thanks to long time friend and colleague, Barrie Marchant for sharing this beautiful article by Sibbie O’Sullivan from the Washington Post about “walking, as so many people have discovered during the coronavirus pandemic, is freedom. Three new books remind us that it’s also so much more.” … READ FULL POST
If you’ve allowed yourself the rest with time for internal reflection during the pandemic, you may have had some useful discoveries: Change or revise your business, quit your job and start a business, or maybe continue the long absence of decision making. Is this a … READ FULL POST
What’s the secret to radical growth, innovation and success? It’s the same tactic used by organizations throughout the world for growth strategies. You probably know it, but may not yet be adopting these tactics: • Spend your time on big picture visioning and innovation by … READ FULL POST
In my socially distant walks with friends and colleagues since the shutdown, I’ve discovered that most people are feeling fearful or vulnerable in some part of their lives or business but are afraid to ask for help. Does this seem familiar to you? I get … READ FULL POST
Business Survival in the New Normal: How Businesses Can Survive with Grants, Loans, Strategic Budget plans and support … READ FULL POST
In our “new normal” during this Covid-19 era, we are forced to rethink our life, work, careers and obligations. IN THIS ECONOMY Many employees are laid off and considering the option to start a business. Various existing businesses are pivoting to revise their offerings, … READ FULL POST
This article witten by CJ Hirschfield during her long tenure as the “Queen Fairy” (Executive Director) of Children’s Fairyland in Oakland Last week I came across the script that was used when Fairyland’s train used to venture through Lakeside Park, before it was permanently brought … READ FULL POST
Small businesses often don’t understand the vast time & cost saving value of full service companies, mistakenly believing specialization is crucial. Tony Robbins comments; “Most people have been in their profession so long …they only know how to perform in the industry as it is. … READ FULL POST
It’s true. I really did. I’ll tell you how below. I know you’ll be suspicious of this. You should!! That is exactly why I’m posting this. I want entrepreneurs and CEO’s to get the deeper truth. As entrepreneurs, we like to find things out ourselves … READ FULL POST
“Mindful, Mythical and the Preposterous: Experiential Learning of Labyrinths” Labyrinths are found in every country on our planet. Thought to be an archetypal symbol of transformation, they can open participants to the great mysteries of life. In the Oakland hills, there are 11 labyrinths outside in … READ FULL POST
If you’re going to see the extraordinary film Vice, you’ve just got to first revisit the number America in West Side Story (staged 1957). I was shocked by its sad relevancy to our current (racist) immigration strife and urban displacement, ironically set to uptempo, cheery music. … READ FULL POST
Allison co-led a wildflower walk in Oakland’s Roberts Regional Park on April 30,2016 for a private group. Thanks to Jenny Rieger of Columbine Landscaping for sharing her vast knowledge on medicinal & Native tribes’ uses of plants – and helping us identify several of the 3 … READ FULL POST
Branding is more than cute logos and taglines. It’s sometimes about building a new company or industry. Here’s one example from our collection: As a pioneer in promoting and bringing the Holistic Health Network to California in the 90’s (before the internet), Allison educated and … READ FULL POST