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"I am absolutely please by the work you have done with me and my marketing strategy. I found your website to be clear, understandable and so appealing. Your service was exceptional and the marketing report you presented was on point. You highlighted what I was doing right and what I was doing wrong and provided solutions to turn my wrongs into result oriented steps. I really appreciate your advise and I will be making steps to make changes right away! I would definitely recommend your service to other entrepreneurs just getting started and not sure how to use their tools to have marketing results and paying clients.”

-Zanny D., Owner Zanur Tours
October 25, 2018
How I can be in 2 places at once!

How I can be in 2 places at once!

Ready for an experiment? Pull out your laptop and head over to the Meliss Marketing Facebook page. A messenger window will pop up on your screen when you reach my page. See that little button that says “Get Started” in the messenger window? Click it. Then, BAM! I’ll start chatting with […]
October 25, 2018
I have a confession

I have a confession

I have a confession to make… But before I do, let me tell you a story. It was a friend’s birthday recently, and I gave her a gift 📘 I thought she might like. I was right, because she was ecstatic when she opened it. “Meliss! This is so thoughtful! […]
October 25, 2018
RIP Organic Growth

RIP Organic Growth

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? I’m gonna give you the bad news first, because that’s how I’d want it. A whole lot of people are saying organic growth is dead. Do a quick Google search for “Organic Growth” and you’ll likely find what I did: a […]
October 25, 2018
Metrics That Matter

Metrics That Matter

Yesterday I was scrolling through Instagram and came across a profile that made me stop in my tracks. Gorgeous photos, thousands of likes, hundreds of comments, and more than 20,000 followers. On top of all that? This profile belongs to someone who does what I do. Ugh. I’ll be honest, I wallowed […]
October 25, 2018
The 1 Thing Every Biz Needs

The 1 Thing Every Biz Needs

There is one thing that every business needs that they can’t do for themselves: social proof. Social proof is a social/psychological phenomenon where people tend to adopt the actions or opinions of others they trust. So how does this matter for your business? You can use the underlying concepts behind social […]
October 25, 2018
Will you be my friend

Will you be my friend?

I’d love if we could be Instagram friends! You can find me right here. But social media isn’t just for friends these days. If you’ve been reading my articles for awhile, you know that I have a soft spot in my heart for brands with a strong social media presence. Merriam-Webster, Dictionary.com, […]
October 25, 2018
Could you get me a Kleenex, please?

Could you get me a Kleenex, please?

Imagine your brand being so well-known that it becomes a catch-all term for a specific product or service. That’s the kind of brand awareness that companies like Kleenex, Google, and Band-Aid have achieved. I mean, how often have you heard phrases like these? “Could you get me a Kleenex, please?” […]
October 25, 2018
Don’t drop them in Build them up!

Don’t drop them in Build them up!

You already know I am a huge proponent of the sales funnel… Except one tiny thing. I don’t think you should look at it as a funnel ⛛ That brings to mind an image of slowly filtering out prospects until the right ones arrive at the sale. I like to […]
October 25, 2018
Class is in session for Funnels 101

Class is in session for Funnels 101

I’ve got a special treat for you: we are talking about sales funnels! If you already know the ins-and-outs of funnels, stick around! There’s going to be some good information in here and a freebie along the way. First, let’s get this part out of the way: YES. You DO need a […]
October 25, 2018
Why you should be mapping out your wins

Why you should be mapping out your wins

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know I am all about positivity. My glass isn’t just half-full, it’s overflowing! One of the reasons I’m so positive is that I work for it. I take time each day to reflect on the good things that have happened, and […]
January 29, 2019

Ep#65: A/B Testing And Why I Think You Should Do It!

In this episode I talk about A/B, or split, testing and why it would benefit your business.  We discuss: What is A/B testing? What you can split test Variations you can make
January 24, 2019

Ep#64: How To Choose The Right Lead Magnet

In this episode I talk about choosing the right lead magnet for your needs.  We discuss: Sales funnel Knowing your buyer Formats for lead magnets Aligning your goals
January 22, 2019

Ep#63: 5 Surprising Ways to Build Brand Awareness

In this episode I talk about brand awareness and some surprising ways to build your brand awareness.  We discuss: Contests (I’m hosting one this week until Friday January 25th 2019!) Showcase Your Brand Personality Show Up Authentically Host Guest Content Being a Guest On a Podcast
January 17, 2019

Ep#62: How To Get Whatever You Want And Are You Ahead Of Your Time?

In this episode I talk about manifesting what you want to achieve this year and discussing what it means to be ahead of your time.  We discuss: Vision boards Laying out your future Creating that reality Listening to your intuition
January 15, 2019

Ep#61: Live Videos: Lights, Camera, & Actions

In this episode I talk about making your live videos look professional, even if you are using a smartphone.  We discuss: Lighting Camera tips and tricks Sound quality Your background Captions
January 10, 2019

Ep#60: Building Your Empire Part 3: How To Coordinate A Remote Team

In this episode I talk about how to coordinate your team when working remotely.  We discuss: Establishing clear expectations Setting up communication methods Collaboration Motivation Innovation
January 8, 2019

Ep#59: Building Your Empire Part 2: How To Train New Hires

In this episode I talk about how to train new hires when they join your team.  We discuss: The fear of training Video for training Using your existing team Your Standard Operating Procedure Other online tools
January 3, 2019

Ep#58: Building Your Empire Part 1: Where To Find Your Team

In this episode I talk about how a great team will help you grow your business and where to find your team.  We discuss: The laptop lifestyle Using Facebook groups to hire Being specific about what you want Google forms Word-of-mouth UpWork/Fiverr
January 1, 2019

Ep#57: Change of Course

In this episode I talk about being open and flexible to new opportunities that may come your way as a new business owner.  We discuss: My goals for last year New directions Where I’m headed