The Melting Pot Podcast – Owning The Ink in Your Industry

EPISODE NOTES Andy is founder and CEO of Tulip Media, a very successful business combining digital and print media. This idea sprang from the ashes of his former business, Green Village Home and Garden – a home and garden shop in Canada. Like many people and businesses, Andy was hit hard by the global financial crisis of 2007, but he…

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6 Steps to an Effective Content Marketing Strategy

By Andy Buyting, Founder & CEO Since we started Tulip Media a few years ago, we’ve continuously evolved and are consistently developing new strategies for our Client-Partners to use as we see what works and what doesn’t. While doing that, we’ve learned that, at the core, there are really 6 steps to an effective content marketing strategy that virtually any…

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How to Scale Your Business without Imploding

By Andy Buyting, Founder & CEO Both new businesses and existing smaller businesses typically have one thing in common: they want to grow fast. Fast growth, of course, is not something as easy to accomplish as it is to aspire to. One issue that business owners and stockholders often do not take into account, however, is the problems that a…

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6 Steps for Aligning Sales and Marketing

In business, sometimes we think about sales and marketing together and sometimes we separate them. In theory, sales and marketing should work together hand in hand, but the reality is that, oftentimes, they don’t. Oftentimes we find a missed step between the two. I’m going to help bridge that with the following six steps for aligning sales and marketing. In…

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Optimizing the Buyer’s Journey

By Andy Buyting , Founder & CEO When most of us think about the products and/or services that we sell, we put a lot of thought into how we will market and gain awareness about our business. There are many vehicles to market your business – be it online marketing, traditional advertising, media (such as TV or radio), or content marketing.…

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Scaling Up Business

You’re knowledgeable, right? So how come you’re not known for what you do? How come you’re not the thought leader in your field? Well, if you’ve ever wondered, then listen in. This show is all about how to make that process easy and the value in becoming known for what you know. Andy Buyting is a full-time CEO and a…

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The 3 Pillars of Effective Content Marketing

by Andy Buyting, Tulip Media, Founder & CEO Seated in a half-moon lecture hall with sixty other fast-growth entrepreneurs, I was listening to round-the-clock speakers and authorities on business at the MIT Endicott House as part of MIT’s three-year program, Birthing of Giants. The speaker who stood out from the rest was Verne Harnish, New York Times best-selling author and…

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Share the Spotlight in Your Content Marketing Strategy

You’ve likely heard the idea that some content is better than no content. It’s no secret that content marketing is incredibly profitable when done right. But developing the right content marketing strategy requires high-quality writing to pull off. So, what do you do when you have the expertise, but struggle with writing?  We recommend you try the “Share the Spotlight”…

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Outsourcing Your Content Marketing Isn’t Bad

Running a business requires you to juggle a lot of roles. You may handle sales, on-boarding clients, design work, dealing with suppliers, and all the day-to-day things. But keeping that up forever isn’t possible.  No one has time to do everything for their business – and no one is an expert in everything. Just like you’re great at what you…

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Why a Content Marketing Strategy is the Key to Better ROIs

What does your company’s content marketing strategy look like? Many would define success as a measure of how profitable your business is. But success is better defined as knowing what you’re doing and having the skills to execute. Marketing is an important tool that many businesses rely on to generate leads, provide value, and increase revenues. Everyone is looking to…

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