Welcome! These are my unfiltered thoughts. I hope to provide some insight and help with your digital marketing. Feel free to follow me on your favorite social network to see more tips like these.
🤔 Not sure what content to create?
Follow this simple formula:
1. Who is your perfect customer?
2. What questions and problems do they have?
- Don't just guess on this step. Go ASK your customer.
- Some tools: Google Trends, Quora, Facebook groups...
3. Find solutions to their problems.
4. CREATE content that answers their questions and solve their problems.
If you do this, you'll become a thought leader in your industry. You'll build trust and loyalty to your brand.
You got this!
#contentmarketing #targetaudience #jacobsthoughts #value #problemsolving
❌ 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
🧐 Why do you post content on LinkedIn (or why don't you?)
I've been thinking about this question a lot lately, and here are some of my reasons:
💬 It gives me an opportunity to share my thoughts.
📈 It helps me grow my network and meet new people.
🙌 It spreads awareness of my personal and business brands.
😳 I feel like I should (hey, I'm trying to be honest here, and it feels like everyone is saying you have to post consistently)
Why do (or don't) you post on LinkedIn? 👇🏻
#linkedin #content #socialmedia #posts #curious
🤔 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 :)