Jacob Harmon
Jacob Harmon
I help businesses build trust and brand loyalty | 🎙 Podcast: Trust Cast | ⭐️ JMH Media
August 10, 2020

Does building a brand take too much work?

If I'm honest, I think about this almost every day. It takes a lot of energy to consistently show up. It takes a lot of effort and time... Is it even worth it?

I'd argue that it is (that's probably not a surprise though).

You see, it's precisely BECAUSE it is so hard that it is worth it.

Let me explain - If building a powerful brand was easy, everyone would have one... and then no one would. Marketing is about STANDING OUT from the competition. In order to stand out, you have to be doing something they aren't.

Put in the work. It'll be worth it! :)

#jacobsthoughts #brandbuilding #effort #work #worthit

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Building a Brand takes time and consistent effort... It is worth it.
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September 1, 2020

Need Some Website Tips?

🖥 Need some website tips? 👍🏻

We just launched a new website for the Self Improvement Daily Podcast.

I was honored when Brian Ford came to me looking to improve the website for his podcast. I've been a long time listener, an I was excited to help with the rebrand and new website launch.

Here are some tips based on the decisions we made:

- Create an attractive catchy header.
- Include a picture of yourself. It provides a human element to the site.
- Break up large sections of text when possible.
- Include social proof on the site.
- Make sure that you have a page featuring each piece of content for SEO purposes.

Let me know what you think of the site. If you have any feedback or ways we could make it even better, don't hesitate to let Brian or myself know.

#branddesign #websitedesign #contentmarketing #jmhmedia #podcastwebsite

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August 19, 2020

My first business was an absolute failure...

❌ My first business was an absolute failure... 🚫

I grew up in a large family. My Dad, a small business owner and entrepreneur, taught me to work hard and dream big. I remember some of my favorite moments with him were talking about business or coming up with new business ideas.

⚡️ When I was 16, I started a business with a goal to sell and install wind turbines and solar panels. I contacted a manufacturer, and even became an official reseller.

😩 I didn’t sell one wind turbine or solar panel.

🙌🏻 That said, I learned valuable skills. I built a website for my little business. Admittedly, it wasn't a great website, but that was the start to the path that I'm still on today.

🤔 Was it really a failure? I guess it depends on how you define success and failure. What metrics do you use to measure them?

Tell me about some of your "failures"! 👇🏻

#failure #success #entrepreneurship #jacobsthoughts #jmhmedia #successquest

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February 3, 2020

What's a relationship worth?

🤔 What's a relationship worth?
As much as you put into it.

I'm a science guy, and I love the visual of potential vs. kinetic energy. Every relationship that we have, every person in our network has an enormous potential to benefit us. That said, we have to work to convert the potential energy to kinetic energy.

Your network can be your net-worth. If you put in the work :)

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