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TikTok Vs YouTube

TikTok Vs Youtube Shorts – Where To Post Short Videos

In this new episode of Inkyma’s Marketing Strategies, we tackle the burning question of TikTok Vs Youtube in the world of short video content. As social media marketing continues to evolve, businesses are faced with the challenge of choosing the right platform to maximize their reach and impact. With both YouTube Shorts and TikTok dominating the short-form video space, it’s

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Interview with Shannon Crotty

Interview with Shannon Crotty – Riding that tightrope between sheer terror and total exhilaration

Episode SummaryLearn how, Shannon Crotty, a successful business women and speaker stays inspired and motivated to move through fear and anxiety to achieve her dreams. She talkes about her new book No One Is Peeing In the Deep End – A survival guide for launching a dream and Polkadot Powerhouse a unique womens connection group and how she built it from 1 member to over 3,000 across 3 countries and what kept her going.About Today’s GuestShannon Crotty is a wife and mom of three who lives in West Central Wisconsin. She is the Founder and CEO of Polka Dot Powerhouse, a global connection company for women. Shannon is also the founder and visionary of The Deep End Planner as well as the author of the brand-new book, No One Is Peeing In the Deep End – A survival guide for launching a dream. Also, as a sought-after speaker, Shannon not only empowers audiences to be more authentic versions of themselves, but she also provides tools for them to rein in their focus to allow them to more easily reach their goals and launch their dreams. Shannon loves golfing, travel, style, fitness, and the good ice! This Episode Sponsored By: This episode is sponsored by Inkyma, a marketing agency for small businesses that want to share their greatness with the world. Inkyma helps businesses build a client base by developing creative solutions to reach new customers, build lasting relationships, and increase revenue. To meet your marketing needs, Inkyma has built a team with a proven process, with experienced staff and subject matter experts that execute the perfect combination of art, strategy and technology to help you grow your business.  Love our Podcast? Buy us a cup of coffee to help keep creating for you –  paypal.me/InkymaMarketingstrat Sign up for our newsletter at marketingmasterminds.co  Free marketing educational content with how-to videos delivered to your inbox. Join Us on Social Media  Facebook YouTube LinkedIn Instagram

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Monthly Marketing Update - March 2023

Monthly Marketing Update – March 2023

Show SummaryWelcome to the Marketing Update For March 2023. We’re seeing some exciting developments in the world of marketing that are sure to pique the interest of any entrepreneur looking to engage their audience in new and innovative ways. In this episode, we’ll be diving into the latest trend of combining video and text to enhance audience engagement, and discussing how home-based businesses can leverage hotspots in their video content to drive conversions. We’ll also be taking a closer look at the latest YouTube videos from marketing masterminds.Here’s what’s in the update:Combining video and text for better audience engagementHow to use hotspots in video to drive conversionsInsights from marketing masterminds on using ChatGPT and Canva in your marketing effortsWe’ll be exploring each of these topics in detail, sharing the latest news and insights from the world of marketing in March 2023. Products We RecommendGet Canva  Episodes  Mentioned in the PodcastEpisode 52 -How To Create Professional Marketing VideosEpisode 89 – Video Is Where Social Media Is Going: Making Videos On CanvaEpisode 97 – ChatGPT For MarketingThis Episode Sponsored By: This episode is sponsored by Inkyma, a marketing agency for small businesses that want to share their greatness with the world. Inkyma helps businesses build a client base by developing creative solutions to reach new customers, build lasting relationships, and increase revenue. To meet your marketing needs, Inkyma has built a team with a proven process, with experienced staff and subject matter experts that execute the perfect combination of art, strategy and technology to help you grow your business.  Love our Podcast? Buy us a cup of coffee to help keep creating for you –  paypal.me/InkymaMarketingstrat Sign up for our newsletter at marketingmasterminds.co  Free marketing educational content with how-to videos delivered to your inbox. Join Us on Social Media  Facebook YouTube LinkedIn Instagram

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5 Principles of Marketing

The Rise of Social Commerce: Exploring the Future of Shopping on Social Media Platforms

Show SummaryIn this episode, we explore a relatively new and rapidly growing segment of the commerce market – Social Commerce. Unlike traditional buying in a physical store or eCommerce buying from an online shop or marketplace, Social Commerce involves buying products while scrolling through social media platforms.I delve into the specifics of what Social Commerce is, the platforms that support it, and the best practices for implementing it. With the continuous growth of this segment, it’s important for businesses to understand and utilize this innovative way of selling in order to stay competitive.If you’re looking for fresh ideas to keep your business thriving, tune in to this episode to learn more about Social Commerce and how you can incorporate it into your marketing strategy.Products We RecommendGet ShopifyGet Mailchimp Get Social Pilot  Articles & Episodes Mentioned in the PodcastEpisode 30- Getting More Revenue From Existing Customers Pt 1 Episode 31- Getting More Revenue From Existing Customers Pt 2Episode 47 – Shopify ReviewEpisode 73- SEO For Ecommerce: Google Merchant CenterEpisode 80- Shop App By ShopifyThis Episode Sponsored By: This episode is sponsored by Inkyma, a marketing agency for small businesses that want to share their greatness with the world. Inkyma helps businesses build a client base by developing creative solutions to reach new customers, build lasting relationships, and increase revenue. To meet your marketing needs, Inkyma has built a team with a proven process, with experienced staff and subject matter experts that execute the perfect combination of art, strategy and technology to help you grow your business.  Love our Podcast? Buy us a cup of coffee to help keep creating for you –  paypal.me/InkymaMarketingstrat Sign up for our newsletter at marketingmasterminds.co  Free marketing educational content with how-to videos delivered to your inbox. Join Us on Social Media  Facebook YouTube LinkedIn Instagram

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ChatGPT For Marketing

ChatGPT For Marketing

Episode Summary ChatGPT, the latest addition to the world of Artificial Intelligence, is quickly making its way into the marketing space and transforming the game. This cutting-edge tool has already been creating waves in the tech industry, and marketers are now taking notice of its potential to revolutionize their approach to marketing. In just a few short years, ChatGPT is set to become a must-have tool for businesses, just like Google search. In this podcast episode, I will dive into what ChatGPT is and how it can be leveraged by small businesses to enhance their marketing efforts. Don’t worry, this tool is not here to replace human marketers, but rather to assist them in reaching their goals in a more efficient and effective manner.This Episode Sponsored By: This episode is sponsored by Inkyma, a marketing agency for small businesses that want to share their greatness with the world. Inkyma helps businesses build a client base by developing creative solutions to reach new customers, build lasting relationships, and increase revenue. To meet your marketing needs, Inkyma has built a team with a proven process, with experienced staff and subject matter experts that execute the perfect combination of art, strategy and technology to help you grow your business.  Love our Podcast? Buy us a cup of coffee to help keep creating for you –  paypal.me/InkymaMarketingstrat Sign up for our newsletter at marketingmasterminds.co  Free marketing educational content with how-to videos delivered to your inbox. Join Us on Social Media  Facebook YouTube LinkedIn Instagram

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Monthly Marketing Update February 2023

Monthly Marketing Update February 2023

Episode Summary: The marketing industry is constantly evolving and changing. What you did 6 months ago will not work exactly the same today because software changes. New tools come onto the market and platforms that you use to generate awareness change as well.In this month’s marketing update, I am talking with you about:Chat GPT and where that is goingCanva’s Magic Tool and is it ready yetMarketing Masterminds Latest Video – How to use social media to increase email subscribers.Products We RecommendGet Canva  Episodes Mentioned in the PodcastEpisode 67- Canva For Small Business Design This Episode Sponsored By: This episode is sponsored by Inkyma, a marketing agency for small businesses that want to share their greatness with the world. Inkyma helps businesses build a client base by developing creative solutions to reach new customers, build lasting relationships, and increase revenue. To meet your marketing needs, Inkyma has built a team with a proven process, with experienced staff and subject matter experts that execute the perfect combination of art, strategy and technology to help you grow your business.  Love our Podcast? Buy us a cup of coffee to help keep creating for you –  paypal.me/InkymaMarketingstrat Sign up for our newsletter at marketingmasterminds.co  Free marketing educational content with how-to videos delivered to your inbox. Join Us on Social Media  Facebook YouTube LinkedIn Instagram

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Basic Marketing Essentials

3 Basic Marketing Essentials

how Summary
Deciding to start a side hustle can be overwhelming and scary. Usually, you don’t know where to start with marketing and you don’t have a lot of time or money to spend because you aren’t even sure you will be doing this long term.

In today’s episode, I’m going to share the 3 basic marketing essentials you absolutely have to have to start your side hustle so that you look professional and legitimate to potential customers. Here is a sneak peek of what they are:

-Branding
-Website
-Outreach

I dive into each one of these during the episode and then give you a place to start when you are done with the episode.

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5 Principles of Marketing

5 Principles of Marketing

The sad reality is that many businesses will close and fail in the first 5 years. 45% according to the current stats. There are many reasons this happens but the top 4 reasons are
-Lack of capital or funding
-Retaining an inadequate management team
-Faulty infrastructure or business model
-Unsuccessful marketing initiatives

I hate seeing businesses fail, I want to see all of them grow and thrive. In today’s episode, I am sharing the 5 principles of marketing with a bonus 6th principle. We are going to cover

-Product
-Price
-Place
-People
-Promotion
-Bonus – Process

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Call to Action

You have to Ask – Call To Action

Calls to action on your marketing assets are the best way to get business for your company. Calls to action have a bad rap because many businesses need to do it the right way but come across as salesy, pushy, or just annoying.

In today’s episode, I will share with you the right way to create calls to action that are helpful to your potential customers and not annoying. I’m going to go over:

-What a call to action is
-How to think about calls to action
-Effective calls to action
-How to implement them

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Hire A Web Developer

How To Hire A Web Developer

Your website is a reflection of your business and your brand. It is also one of your main branding and marketing assets. This is not a project you want to DIY and you don’t want to hire a web developer that isn’t going to create a website that will help you grow your business. All web designers are not the same so when you are interviewing a web designer you want to make sure they are a good fit for your business.

In this episode, I’m going to go over the difference between the type of web developer you can hire, the cost ranges you can expect and the top five questions to ask when you hire a web developer.

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