Matthew Kimberley is the founder of The School for Selling and the creator of the Principles of Professional Persuasion. His first book, How to Get a Grip, sold over 50,000 copies. We’ll go into depth about sales strategies, various tools that can help at various stages of the sales process, and why having great sales technique is so important.
On today’s show, I take a deep dive into Facebook advertising with my guest, Cat Howell. She's an incredible Facebook marketer who shares valuable information we can apply to our current strategies. Spending too little is one of the biggest mistakes that she sees in her Facebook advertising agency because Facebook ads are not effective unless they are done right. In our conversation today, Cat will use her experience from working with clients like Coca Cola, Amitil, and Contiki to give you Facebook advertising best practices, tips, tricks, and secrets.
To host this ultra-special 100th episode of Marketing Speak, I’m turning the reins over to none other than my amazing wife, Orion. She thinks I don’t always give myself enough credit, so in her interview, she makes sure I have the chance to shine. We’ll reflect on the last hundred episodes of Marketing Speak and talk all about various tips, tricks, and insights I’ve learned and discussed. We also touch on the past, present, and future of SEO, and whether it’s true that SEO is dead.
Today, I’m joined by the remarkable Bill Hunt, the President of Back Azimuth Consulting and a true expert in SEO. He consults with high profile companies and has his own suite of tools. He also wrote the book on Search Engine Marketing. He shares advanced SEO strategies and best practices for site migration, increasing search yield, finding more of those “not provided” keywords, and advanced search operators. If this sounds like your cup of tea, you’ll enjoy this episode as much as I did.
Matt Cutts, head of the Web Spam team at Google, answers rapid-fire, need-to-know questions you have about getting better search visibility. Cutts gives a quick, genius tip of how syndicated content can be linked to original content to distribute PageRank. He also mentions how Flash doesn't entail SEO hell - if you extract text with the right tools, which he discloses.
In this interview, Stephan Spencer, Founder and President of Netconcepts, sits down with Mike Moran, Distinguished Engineer for IBM Corp. Mike is an author and search marketing pioneer, who brought SEO to IBM and was able to use techniques to implement best practices on a massive scale.