Category Archives: Podcast

8 Lead Capture Free Offer Ideas for Growing Website Leads

It’s all about growing website leads in the online world! Traffic on a site needs to have a conversion percentage…a certain percent that move on to become leads and customers.  This isn’t just for e-commerce sites, but for any site that ultimately offers a product or service.  You need to have a strategy for lead […]

5 Keys to Improve Email Open Rates

Getting your email marketing content setup is not the end of your work.  Ensuring that the greatest potential possible OPEN the email is critical and you MUST spend time to improve email open rates. Are you using email marketing or automated email nurture campaigns?  HINT: You should be! A key for email marketing is the open […]

What is a Website Call to Action?

The question, “What is a website call to action?“, is a frequent question I get. Beyond the need to know what it is, online marketers need to be using a call to action regularly and effectively on their websites!  It’s often one of THE most overlooked lead capture and digital marketing components out there. A call to […]

How to Succeed Online – 4 Keys for Online Marketing Success

How can your business have online marketing success? What does it take? What are the key online marketing foundations? These are questions I was recently asked, and I decided to answer in this podcast with a look at the 4 key foundations I believe are absolutely essential to online marketing success. Is your business doing well […]

Mobile Tips: Facebook Instant Articles and Google AMP

It’s a mobile world and Facebook Instant Articles and Google AMP help you up your game! If you aren’t making use of Facebook’s Instant Articles and Google’s AMP service, you could be missing out on speed and traffic!  Both are tools designed specifically for sites to give ease of use to mobile viewers. In this episode […]

Using Video in Social Media to Drive Web Traffic and Leads

Video matters in social media today big time! If you aren’t making use of video in your efforts to get more traffic to your website and to grow leads, you’re missing out on one of the most powerful tools available today. Video is perfect for capturing the attention of your target audience and funneling people […]

Planning for 2017 Web and Social Media Marketing

2017 is just around the corner and it’s critical you have a plan for your web and social media marketing.  Things change fast online and what worked a year ago can be outdated now! In this episode I dive into 6 keys that can help you achieve greater heights related to your website and social […]

Social Lead Generation Ideas with the New Instagram Updates

Social lead generation is all about just that…growing leads using social media.  Typically, the first networks to come to mind for use related to this are Facebook and Twitter.  Yet, one that has grown massively and has had major positive developments for businesses is Instagram. The new Instagram updates continue to evolve the network into a great platform for […]

What’s News in Facebook and Social Media Marketing for Lead Generation

It’s time for an update podcast to talk about what’s new in Facebook and Social Media Marketing for lead generation. If you’ve spent time with me before or are new here, you’ll quickly pick up that I’m all about practical, effective strategy for your social media marketing.  For small and medium sized businesses, it’s not […]

Add Value. Be Uncommon. Big Picture Thinking for Longterm Success

Add value. Be uncommon. Decent terms, but what do they mean?  How can someone add value, be uncommon, and from these have longterm business success? In this episode of the halftime Mike podcast I dive into my life and business philosophy based around these two terms.  It’s a great opportunity to step back from the day-to-day […]

Social Media for Lead Generation

Social Media works!  Are you using social media lead generation well for your business? It’s more than just posting funny photos or repeatedly pushing your products! In this episode of the halftime Mike podcast I dive into moving from simply social media to social media lead generation for businesses.  There’s a strategic difference! Discover the concept […]

2017 Digital Marketing Planning Checklist

Is your 2017 Digital Marketing Planning underway? 2017 is around the corner and very soon it will be time to plan budgets and strategy for the new year.  Knowing this, I’ve created a handy ebook guide that helps you evaluate your 2016 marketing, discusses keys for 2017, and outlines all the details in a checklist you […]

Conversion Keys in the Social Media Marketing Funnel

Conversion keys help you sell.  When you’ve done all the steps in the funnel, it’s time to ask for the purchase. There are a number of keys to help you in that process of the sales conversion offer and I cover those today in this podcast! In this episode of the halftime Mike podcast I […]

Keys for Email Nurture in your Digital Marketing Funnel

Is your Email Nurture campaign performing? Do you have a refined strategy for email nurture after a lead opt-in on your website? How can you improve your email drip marketing to convert more interested leads to sales? In this episode of the halftime Mike podcast I dive into the details on email nurture tactics as they flow […]

Optimizing your Online Sales Funnel

What is it about optimizing your online sales funnel that seems so nebulous and challenging for marketers today? Not even sure what I mean when I say, “Online sales funnel”? Then you’re in the right spot.  Stay tuned to learn about it from an expert! In this episode of the halftime Mike podcast I interview online […]

Lead Capture Tactics in the Digital Marketing Funnel

Lead capture tactics – one of the most important and biggest gaps on websites today! Most website do not have clearly defined ways to capture leads on their website.  A “contact us” form is not a lead capture tactic! Lead capture must be part of an integrated online strategy. In this episode of the halftime […]

Growing an Online Business – The Alison J Prince Story

Are you growing an online business with measurable success? Is your Facebook Page and Instagram account growing and driving sales? Interested in hearing the story of one mom who is repeating success online? You’re in the right place! In this episode of the halftime Mike podcast I dive into the Alison J Prince story.   […]

Growing Leads with Instagram and SnapChat

Growing Leads with Instagram and SnapChat – Straight from Sue B Zimmerman

  Are you growing leads with Instagram and SnapChat? Do you wish you were and want to know how to track the ROI? Sue gave away loads of creative ideas here! In this episode of the halftime Mike podcast Sue B. Zimmerman drops in to drop some gold on ways to use Instagram and SnapChat […]

business efficiencies with mobile apps

Business Efficiencies with Mobile Apps

Are you keeping up and developing business efficiencies with mobile apps in routines? Do you wish you were more efficient and able to do more things on the go? Mobile apps to the rescue! In this episode of the Halftime Mike podcast I dive into ways business owners and marketers can gain some new efficiencies with specific mobile […]

Engagement Keys in Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Engagement Keys in Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Are you engaging your web visitors and social media community? Do you have an “engagement” action plan”? Engagement in Your Digital Marketing Strategy is all about what you need to do at the TOP of your digital funnel to CONNECT. You NEED to be engaging your web and social community to build rapport.  I talk about how to do […]