How to Drive Leads to Your Local Business

Posted by on June 24, 2021 in Business/Sales

With the rise of large companies like Amazon dominating the industry, small business owners and marketers are feeling the pressure. It can be difficult to…

How to connect Gravity Forms to your CRM

Posted by on May 17, 2021 in Sales

When I started Credo back in 2013, I had a WordPress site with Gravity Forms installed. One of my coaches likes to joke about this,…

Why client expansion is an agency’s highest leverage

Posted by on April 22, 2021 in Pro Blog/Sales

 As an agency, your business grows when one of a few things happens: You get more leads and close more of them You retain…

The SEO proposals I used to close $288,000 in SEO consulting work

Posted by on April 5, 2021 in Case Studies/Sales

When I first got laid off from Trulia in 2015, I had a three month runway of finances before I needed to either be making…

The best CRMs for marketing agencies

Posted by on March 22, 2021 in Sales

  Because I spend a lot of my days talking with marketing agencies who are trying to sell their services to prospective clients, I spend…

Why your prospects are ghosting you in the sales process

Posted by on March 10, 2021 in Sales

Are you trying to sell something to prospective clients, but keep getting ghosted in the process? If so, keep reading. Over the last 5.5 years…

The five elements of a successful services proposal

Posted by on March 8, 2021 in Sales

I was once working with a marketing consultant who was offering high-end SEO audits. This person is extremely accomplished, but they were struggling to close…

How to make whitelabeled services work

Posted by on February 25, 2021 in Business/Hiring a marketing provider/Pro Blog

Over the years Credo’s been contacted by quite a few entrepreneurs and new agency owners who are signing new clients and looking to find contractors…

Agency vs productized service – what is the difference?

Posted by on February 4, 2021 in Business

Before starting Credo, I always thought businesses understood what an agency is, does, and could be hired to do. But as we’ve gone through the…

How to fund your business

Posted by on January 28, 2021 in Business

When Russ Perry was getting Design Pickle off the ground, he bought a pickle costume off of the internet and went to conferences dressed up…

The Lead Generation Ladder for Agencies and Consultants

Posted by on July 7, 2020 in Sales

I was recently emailing with a solo consultant who contacted Credo about becoming a customer on the supply side of our business. Basically, they want…

What are the 4 P’s of marketing and how do you apply them to your business?

Posted by on May 6, 2020 in Business

Alright team, it’s time to get back to the basics. In the online world, there are a lot of marketers who have never taken a…

How to market your online course in 2020

Posted by on April 9, 2020 in Business/Marketing Strategies

 Download the deck – https://www.getcredo.com/offers/marketyourcourse/ Online courses are HOT right now. With so much of the world coming online in a rush and getting used…

How to navigate a service business in unsettling times

Posted by on March 10, 2020 in Business/Pro Blog

Dear reader, Well, we’re in weird times right now aren’t we? I’m only 35 so I wasn’t really paying attention to the broader world during…

9 SEO metrics that matter (and 5 that don’t)

Posted by on February 25, 2020 in Business

Let’s face it – there is a LOT of information on the internet about SEO and how to do very tactical things like building new…

Why you need business insurance

Posted by on February 18, 2020 in Business/Sales

Transcript Hey there, what’s going on everybody? John Doherty, Founder and CEO right here at Credo. So today I tweeted out something where basically I…

What is the Flywheel Effect and how does it apply to marketing?

Posted by on February 11, 2020 in Business

Today, I want to talk about the concept of marketing flywheels. I was recently asked on Twitter if I could sum up a flywheel in…

The three types of leads you’ll encounter in your business

Posted by on January 28, 2020 in Pro Blog/Sales

If there is one thing I’ve learned over the years in business, it’s that people are always more optimistic than they think they are. Most…

The next $100M SEO company

Posted by on November 21, 2019 in Business/Marketing Industry

Something I find myself thinking about a lot recently is the growth of certain industries and types of businesses. For example, when we look at…

Is the online directory business model broken?

Posted by on October 22, 2019 in Business

Do you remember phone books from when you were a child? If you weren’t born until the late 90s you may not, but I remember…

How to hire a business coach

Posted by on October 16, 2019 in Business

In September 2019 I shared a thought in a tweet, and it was seen by over 100,000 people. Mind = 🤯 The tweet? If you are…

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