How Did Walking Keep People Sane During Pandemic

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

Lead the Vision, Not the Minutiae

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

How to Survive in the “New Normal”

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

Email Sending Programs: Which One Fits Your Needs?

Because I get this question often: “Which email sending program should I use?” I wanted to offer this basic comparison. This article outlines features we’ve experienced at our firm and those  promoted by other reputable companies that some of our clients use. Details are found … READ FULL POST

Upcoming Changes to Facebook: A Simplified Summary

note: This post was written in 2011, but still has a bit of helpful information. Facebook is now starting to make mondo changes to your (personal) “profile” and (business) “Page”. Here’s my oversimplified summary from the most succinct expert, Mari Smith, to help prepare you. … READ FULL POST

Marketing & Communications Services for Entrepreneurs and Startups

Programs for Entrepreneurs in First 20 Years of Growth (or under $4 million)

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Marketing Action Plan with Hands-On Help  $900

Get a proven success plan with hands on help implementing marketing actions.

HOW IT WORKS

 

". . . [Allison explained step by step how to create] tools I can product-ize immediately to increase my passive income (by $100,000)." –Shannon Solutions

 

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"Walks with Bliss": Idea Labs, walking business consultation: $300

Powerful marketing solutions to one or two key business issues. Guaranteed answers to ramp up profits or solve leadership issues during this one hour walk.

"IMMEDIATE INSIGHTS"

“I spent a deeply rewarding hour walking and brainstorming with Alison Bliss. We explored two business challenges while wandering along the bustling Oakland waterfront. Valuable, relevant, and surprising insights emerged during the session – I was able to implement an entirely fresh approach to promoting my business the very next day!”- Laurie C., President, CEO Marketing & Branding Company


 

Total Wisdom Program for Enterprise or Established Business $6800

Beyond  First 20 Years of Growth (or over $4 million)

After this growth over 20 years or a certain revenue level, you have a good idea of what's working and what's not. You may have an idea of what you need next. We'll conduct a thorough marketing analysis and collaboratively customize services based on your needs and goals. 

"...The Marketing Plan outlined was extremely professional and compelling for any prospective tenant.  It included over nine areas of Marketing Outreach that the center would be pursuing.”  – Donna Layburn, Developer/CEO, Alameda Marketplace

 


 

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Contact us for a brief evaluation, to be ensured we can tailor our consulting (or services) to solve your exact quest. If we’re not the perfect company to help you, we’ll refer you.

(415) 806-5600

How to Prioritize Marketing – So Much To Do, So Little Time

The oversimplified answer to managing your marketing time is to pick strategies that fit the goals of your business. Strategies are different for those in business under 5 years (generally growth mode), 5-10 years (refinement of service, marketing, operations and finance) and over 10 years … READ FULL POST