Weekly Matchbook – 5 Items to Ignite Your Business

Week of March 18 – March 24

A Matchbox

Everyone needs some good advice every once in a while, or a nudge to get them going again. Perhaps some proverbial fire under a stagnant situation. Here’s my periodical nudge, called the “Weekly Matchbook“.

INSTRUCTIONS: Use the Matchbook to spark ideas; a small set of kindling that can provide some heat when you need it. (All underlined material is actionable. Click to your heart’s content.)

Here’s this week’s Matchbook:

1. How to Be Interesting – by  Jonathan Morrow on CopyBlogger.com

A wonderful discourse on how to get people to read your content and then come back for more.

2. The Great Repeatable Business Model – on HBR.com

Chris Zook and James Allen discuss differentiation as the core of competitive strategy.

3. Living Differentiation – on HBR.com

James Allen champions the idea that have a differentiation strategy for your business is not just an external marketing focus, but is how you align your entire organization. I strongly agree.

4. The World’s Biggest Library of A/B & Multivariate Testing Case Studies – by WhichTestWon.com

Excellent source of advertising case studies for your use and knowledge.

5. How To Discover Your Perfect Target Customer In 5 Steps – by Duct Tape Marketing

This article is more beneficial for start-ups, new business owners and small businesses that need a kick-in-the-marketing-butt or a good boost in sales.

Please feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments section below. I’d love to hear from you!

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