Jacob Harmon
Jacob Harmon
JMH Media. ⭐️ Creating Brands | 🖥 Websites | 🎙 Podcasts | ✍🏻 Content | 🔥 Digital Marketing
April 23, 2020

I've been thinking a lot about friction lately. Especially as I'm working from home and have more distractions than ever before.

Friction is simply a tool in our toolbox. Are you using it to your advantage?

⏫ We should increase friction in the things we want to stop doing. (example: move distracting apps to a distant page and folder on your phone).

⏬ We should decrease friction for the things we want to do more (example: I've started putting a book next to my bed so I read more often).

These ideas are not my own :) Thanks to Nir Eyal and his book, Indistractible, for helping me think about this.

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August 20, 2020

Content Marketing & Personal Branding

I've been looking forward to this episode for weeks! It's the perfect intersection of SuccessQuest and JMH Media.

Maeva Cifuentes and I nerd out about culture, language, marketing, and content. It was such a fun conversation!

Thanks for being on the podcast Maeva!

Episode highlights:
🇵🇪 Cultural exposure is important! If you can, visit another country or learn another language. It will change the way you see the world.
💰 With PPC ads, you have to pay to get traffic. With content, you don’t.
💬 Talk to your customer support and sales departments! They talk to the customer every day and can tell you what pain points they have.
🙌 Content isn’t about promoting your products. Instead, it’s about solving problems.
‼️ If you do content marketing correctly, it’s not guesswork.
🤝 Good marketing and good sales go hand in hand. If you provide value then sales will be easy.
🎙 Start a podcast! A podcast is an amazing tool that provides so many benefits. It lets you network with people, and it creates incredible content.
⚙️ Create systems in your business and document these systems. This will help you outsource and get help.
👨🏼‍💼 The value of creating a personal brand. Build relationships!

Enjoy!
#podcast#jmhmedia#successquest#contentmarketing#personalbrand

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June 20, 2020

The Right (and wrong) Way to Sell

🙏 Please, please, please!

🚫 Stop sending a sales pitch right after connecting.

I understand that social media networks are great sales tools, but it’s not the right way to do it.

Instead:

🌱 Cultivate relationships.
💬 Engage with content.
💡 Provide Value.

THEN talk about your services.

👇🏻 Tell me about the worst LinkedIn sales pitch you’ve received.

#linkedintips #sales #relationships #engagment #valueselling #contentmarketing

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August 16, 2020

Beautiful things can take a long time to build.

Spent the last few days at Glacier National Park in Montana. What did I Learn?

- God is majestic and all powerful. I was filled with awe seeing some of his large creations up close.
- Beauty takes a long time to build. The mountains of Glacier National Park began forming 170 million years... if God can be this patient with his creations, maybe I can be a little more patient with the businesses I’m building.
- Connecting with nature brings clarity. As we enjoyed the beautiful landscapes, I disconnected from a lot of life’s stresses. It was really nice, and I’m coming back with more clarity and direction.

What did you do/learn this weekend?

#jacobsthoughts #weekend #nature faithandwork

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