Category Archives: Relationship Marketing

Relationship Marketing on Facebook | podcast episode 33

Show 33 Quick Guide What is relationship marketing and why do you need it? My 3 rules for relationship marketing (see this post for the list). Squeaky chair! Mexican food is different in Texas than in California. Doing business good ole boy style. Waking up at 10 am. You can do anything you want if you have the ability to build relationships and credibility. Everybody is in sales.  Teachers sell the idea of learning to their students.  Chemists sell their research […]

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7 Deadly Social Media Sins

At Gratitude Geek, we focus on helping the little guy make a big impact. This means I usually reject what the “big dogs” have to say about marketing because in my experience, pioneering online custom furniture sales, branding and advertising can never replace relationship building. Sometimes one of those “big dogs” offers up a gem that any small business owner can implement for success. Xplain, a European digital strategy company with clients like Microsoft and Sony, created a Slideshare presentation […]

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Be Kind

As an independent relationship marketing strategist with SendOutCards, I am part of the SendOutCards kindness revolution. I understand that kindness isn’t always easy. Kindness rests in the unique ability of each person to choose the perspective with which they view the world. Today, choose to have an attitude of kindness. Check out this blog post for some ideas on using kindness to connect to others.

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How to Write a Thank You Card

In 2014 Mark Zuckerberg made a resolution to write a thank you card to one new person, outside of Facebook, each day.  That’s 365 thank you cards. If the idea of writing 365 thank you cards has you tongue-tied, you are not alone!  Many people struggle with how to write a thank you card. It doesn’t have to be hard.  A thank you note isn’t a novel.  It’s short, simple and to the point.  Four or five sentences are all […]

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3 Success Quotes

Christmas week I spent a couple of days at (not in) the hospital for tests and procedures. You can read about it if you like here. Teachable Moments One of the admitting clerks at the hospital had a wonderful collection of success quotes taped to be back of her monitor. It was obvious she had been collecting the success quotes for years.  When I asked if it was okay to take a photo of one of the worn, tattered quotes, […]

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Fun Friday Photo | Hang Out With Groovy People

I am typing this on Thursday night. I love being able to “schedule” my blog posts in advance.  Friday mornings I like to hang out with groovy people.  More on that in a bit. I recently installed WordPress Editorial Plugin to ALL THREE of my blogs because it makes scheduling posts so easy.  Since I am currently doing a 31 day blogging challenge, scheduling is a necessity.  Today is day 9.  So far, so good! Curious about what else I […]

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Get Rich Quick in 2015

Back in May of 2014, Seth Godin created a profound, albeit short, list that puts richness into perspective.  He posted 10 lines that laid out the path to get rich quick, including these three that resonate the most with me: Enrich your world by creating value for others. Enrich your relationships by saying what needs to be said. Enrich your skills by learning something new, something scary. And then wrapped it all up these thought provoking words: “The connection economy […]

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Happy #Healthy New Year! | Vision Board Party | Battling Bertha

Before I start in on hashtags and Vision Board Parties:  It seems that I blog more about that pesky Bertha lately than I do about the real purpose behind this blog, which is to inspire you to pursue your passion profitably.  I believe, the best way to do so is through relationship marketing.  So, starting today, at the bottom of most blog posts (keeping it real, can’t commit to every), I will include a Relationship Marketing Tip of the Day. […]

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3 Relationship Marketing Rules

We received a great Christmas gift via Twitter from a client over at ShaKa Studios. Through all the hustle and bustle, the small things we do consistently over time, to create great relationships with our clients, continue to yield positive results. Today, I am sharing my 3 Relationship Marketing rules. Relationship Marketing Means More Loyal Clients Relationship marketing is about creating relationships with your clients.  When you have a relationship, your client is more likely to do business with you […]

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3 Tips for Working with Celebrities

Working with Celebrities This is not a post about marketing or advertising to celebrities.  Quite frankly, my husband and I have worked with all sorts of film, television, design and music superstars but we are not quite sure HOW they found our niche custom furniture website. Google changes their algorithms so often, it is hard to keep up with the latest search engine optimization protocols.  At times, it feels like we are just throwing keywords at the internet and hoping […]

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