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3 RULES FOR PURPOSEFUL, SLOW BUSINESS GROWTH

3 RULES FOR PURPOSEFUL, SLOW BUSINESS GROWTH

By Kim Gluckie, M Powered Marketing

If your business is growing slowly, sometimes it feels hard to keep the momentum going, right? Do you ever have a day where you wonder if going the turtles pace is worth it? Follow these three rules and slow growth will pay off… right now and eventually! Continue Reading

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LIFE HAS LEMONS. EMBRACE PLAN B.

LIFE HAS LEMONS. EMBRACE PLAN B.

By Kim Gluckie, M Powered Marketing

Well I last left you with the wheel falling off… proverbially and literally… which made for a pretty rude awakening on what it REALLY takes to keep a part-time entrepreneurial business going. But when life hands you lemons, it is handing you an opportunity to deepen your commitments to what really matters. Continue Reading

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HOPE AND PRAY EMAIL IS NOT A STRATEGY

HOPE AND PRAY EMAIL IS NOT A STRATEGY

By Kim Gluckie, M Powered Marketing

Wow! I love it when things that make sense in theory also prove themselves in actuality. What I love even more is when the effort I put into learning something new proves to be an extremely great use of my time. Whew. Continue Reading

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BRAIN CANDY & THE ART OF MARKETING

BRAIN CANDY & THE ART OF MARKETING

By Kim Gluckie, M Powered Marketing

My head is swimming with dozens of great soundbites, ideas and new learning after spending a day listening to 6 completely different, yet complementary, speakers/authors at today’s The Art of Productions event in Calgary… The Art of Marketing. Continue Reading

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A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE ‘BIG IDEA’

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE ‘BIG IDEA’

By Kim Gluckie, M Powered Marketing

Do you ever hit on the big idea? You know the one? The one that makes your heart start to race with excitement, your brain starts to pulse with the possibilities, and you break out in a fevered sweat over HOW MUCH WORK THIS WILL BE? Continue Reading

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BUILDING BUSINESS IN YOUR COMMUNITIES – ONLINE AND IRL (IN REAL LIFE)

BUILDING BUSINESS IN YOUR COMMUNITIES – ONLINE AND IRL (IN REAL LIFE)

By Kim Gluckie, M Powered Marketing

Community. Consider this concept when contemplating your “target audience”. Continue Reading

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BUILDING SUCCESS AS A PART-TIME ENTREPRENEUR

BUILDING SUCCESS AS A PART-TIME ENTREPRENEUR

By Kim Gluckie, M Powered Marketing

Time and again, I find myself re-checking my expectations – those I hold for myself, and those my family have of me. And time and again, I realize I don’t have them aligned. That’s marketing speak for “crap! this just ain’t workin’ yet”. Continue Reading

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ANOTHER M WORD I LOVE: MASTERY

ANOTHER M WORD I LOVE: MASTERY

By Kim Gluckie, M Powered Marketing

This is a rant. If you don’t like essay writing, then this one is not for you! But there is a lesson for youand your business in here… so if you have a few extra minutes, read on! Continue Reading

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DO NOT PUT ALL YOUR EGGS IN ONE MARKETING BASKET

DO NOT PUT ALL YOUR EGGS IN ONE MARKETING BASKET

By Kim Gluckie, M Powered Marketing

How much money do you have to market your business right now? Zero dollars? $200? $1000? $3000? More? Continue Reading

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10 DO AS I SAY, NOT AS I DO TIPS: NON-APOLOGY FOR BEING THE MARKETING MOM

10 DO AS I SAY, NOT AS I DO TIPS: NON-APOLOGY FOR BEING THE MARKETING MOM

By Kim Gluckie, M Powered Marketing

Yes, in my first anniversary-ish edition of the Marketing Mom Blog, I’m not apologizing for my foibles and faux pas of 2009. For you see, I’m a normal, realistic, approachable, authentic woman entrepreneur who happens to STILL be a distracted, devoted, loving, but often grumpy wife and mom of three young girls. And yes, in my imperfections, I boldly claim I’m slowly growing a successful business, and helping others do it too. Continue Reading

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