Teaching at University of Alberta

by Tim Francis on December 12, 2013

Gave a marketing talk at the University of Alberta.  Was a guest speaker for my former faculty’s student association.  Was great fun!

Tim teaching at U of A

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Thank-You for the Kind Words

by Tim Francis on December 12, 2013

Sam Carpenter is an accomplished entrepreneur and the acclaimed author of Work the System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less. By following Sam’s methods I grew my business significantly in 2013.

In this short (2:35) video Sam shares some kind words about yours truly. Thanks for everything in 2013, Sam!

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77 Free Marketing Lessons

November 19, 2013

Much of a company’s success depends on carefully creating and managing their USP (Unique Selling Proposition).  If you have a weak, insufficient (or non-existent!) USP, your business is in trouble. So for the next couple of months I’m going to be taking a break from podcasting to focus on re-defining the USP for Tim Francis […]

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Rockstar Staff

November 18, 2013

Success depends not only on your productivity, but also leveraging of other people, technology and systems. In this episode I go into detail explaining how I’ve effectively hired virtual assistants for Tim Francis Marketing. Specifically you’ll learn what I’ve found to be the most effective way to do online job postings, my # 1 favorite […]

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Persuasion Machine

November 14, 2013

Do you have a great ad, email, or website, but it’s missing some PUNCH to make it more catchy? The Persuasion Machine is a simple 10-point checklist to kick your marketing up a notch.  It applies to all marketing materials, both online and offline, and in all media – print, audio, video, newspapers, magazines, websites. […]

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80-20 in Copywriting

November 12, 2013

Today we’ve got a guest post from the one and only Perry Marshall. You may know Perry – he’s arguably the world’s #1 expert on Google Adwords.  Thousands of businesses have studied his methods and saved millions is silly Adwords mistakes.  Perry has written an excellent book on Adwords called The Definitive Guide to Google […]

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USP – Unique Selling Proposition Example

November 7, 2013

Today we’re going to talk about one of the most important words in ALL of marketing.  For small businesses this can literally change your fortunes forever. This ONE word affects the core of your business – potentially altering your USP at it’s very core.  I’ll share what this magic word is, as well as give […]

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Ad Breakdown: Bright Dental

November 5, 2013

Advertising ideas for dental office – In this episode I break-down a newspaper advertisement for a dental clinic, including suggestions on how they could make it much stronger. As usual, a key tool we use to analyze ads is Glenn Livingston’s “Golden Glove”. See my advertisement ideas for dental clinics below in the podcast and […]

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Content Marketing with Nyssa Cromwell

October 31, 2013

At our Profit Factory event last month I learned more about Nyssa Cromwell of websitesinedmonton.com. Nyssa said she’d had good success with blog marketing, i.e. writing blog posts containing a combination of helpful tips and well-chosen keywords too.  The keywords and content push your blog post up on Google’s rankings, thus attracting visitors to your […]

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Walk Then Run

October 29, 2013

Have you ever heard anyone say they are going to spend a large amount of money at a business idea or a large marketing campaign?  Have you ever considered that for your business? A Word of Warning: If it won’t work on a small level, its not going to work on a big level.  The […]

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