Brand for Eternity

By Chuck Sink I’m involved in a LinkedIn group discussion about where to draw the lines between marketing functions like advertising, branding, promotion, etc. A marketer named Jon Sherrington from Toronto offered this wonderful metaphor: “Within the body that we call Marketing: strategy is the brain, advertising is the voice, media is the lungs, sales is the… Read More »

Learn and Network at the Chuck Sink Link Anniversary Event

A FREE NETWORKING EVENT to celebrate our TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Thursday, May 30, 2013 – 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Eastpoint Executive Center – 264 South River Road Bedford, NH 03110 Create Content  to Drive New Business! Presented by Chuck Sink Link and Eastpoint Executive Center Please RSVP  by leaving a comment right here on this… Read More »

Curate Content that Drives New Business

By Chuck Sink In today’s marketing world you need to be a good Content Curator (Curator, huh?)  Curating the content is also known as getting the content so if I use the word “get” instead of “curate,” forgive me. The last real curators I knew worked exclusively for museums.   CEOs and sales executives are starting to… Read More »

The Falsehood of Hubris

By Chuck Sink        Former Superstar I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that bad things are never really as bad as you first think they are. The bad news is they are never as good as you first think either. It’s amazing how something that causes… Read More »

Business Development Top Ten

By Chuck Sink If you’re in a tricky business situation, to whom do you turn? The industry experts, right?  What if the industry expert is you or the guy down the hall?  Then you won’t have far to go for help.  If the expert you need is outside your company, you call the person in… Read More »

Good Content Clears away Clutter

By Chuck Sink Has a headline or subject line ever grabbed your attention and then everything else in your world disappeared for several minutes while you voraciously read a good article? Did your current project take a back seat while your mind relentlessly pursued more information in the article? Perhaps you stopped and wrote a… Read More »

When you ASSume…

By Chuck Sink The day before a recent holiday which many love to celebrate, I wanted to ordersomething nice for my wife so I called the store of one of my networking contacts. This store owner and I had developed a typically nice networking relationship. One of the topics we’ve talked about is email marketing, something she knows I… Read More »

The Market Made Me Do It!

By Chuck Sink I must give credit to my friend and fellow entrepreneur, the founder of The Giant Game Company, for the title of this short article. We were talking the other day about changes going on in his target markets and how he has successfully responded to their shifting needs. “The market made me do… Read More »

Positioning: Relax, the sale is yours.

By Chuck Sink Marketing is every business activity directed toward selling a product/service and successfully delivering it into customers’ hands. Marketing drives sales. There is no business until a sale is made and that’s why every CEO is his or her company’s chief of sales. Sleepless nights are the result of insufficient new business flowing through the pipeline. Most… Read More »

Not right now but yes, I’m interested.

By Chuck Sink I will need several business services and products to continue growing my business and many of them I don’t need now, or I can’t afford them yet. That’s why I want you to keep in touch so I won’t forget you. One of the most common mantras you will hear from seasoned… Read More »