By Andrea D. Smith
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The ADS Agency is here to bring you the very best in marketing and branding tips as well as business tips for the aspiring entrepreneur, current small business owner or career professional interested in working on their personal brand. We bring you global experience with a local touch and are happy to serve you on your business journey. Let's begin!
||CleanHow to Get Your 2019 Marketing Together - Fast!||2019 Marketing for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Solopreneurs, Personal Branders, Non-Profits, Churches, etc.||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTop 10 Tips for Writers from the Author of Eat, Pray, Love - Elizabeth Gilbert||Elizabeth Gilbert spoke in Charleston recently at the #C4WNEW Conference (Center for Women) and ROCKED the house! She was side-splitting hilarious, delightfully practical and quite profound all at once. So enjoyed this and we hope you enjoy these tips..||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#ShopSmall: The Top 10 ADS-Approved Christmas Gifts of 2018 (ADS Christmas Wish List)||Wanna know what to get your favorite people this year but out of ideas (as per the usual?!)? We've got you covered. Check out our top 10 favorites here - FULL of our #ShopSmall loves - that will not disappoint! Check back here for updates to the list...||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10 Pre-Holiday Mindset Tips from the Eat, Pray, Love Author (Elizabeth Gilbert)||#C4WNEW Women's Conference Keynote Recap||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow the Story of Bamboo Can Help You Authentically WIN in Business||If you've not heard the story of bamboo, you really need to hear this one - ESPECIALLY if you're an entrepreneur trying to authentically win in business. 📗 RECEIVE YOUR FREE "AUTHENTIC MARKETING MAGIC" EBOOK Free to our followers now through the...||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 Ways to NOT Sabotage Your Business Dreams||Last week we asked the question: WHY do we sabotage our own business dreams? Today we're coming back to you with a special weekend-edition response to that - giving you 5 of our best ways we've found to NOT sabotage our dreams. Below is the quote we...||11/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStop Sabotaging Your Business Dreams!||Why Authentic Effort is Needed for Authentic Marketing Magic||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuthentic Marketing Magic: Getting Your 2019 Marketing Together...Magically||Welcome! You made it here. And that means you’re likely an entrepreneur who’s trying to figure out how to DIY your marketing. That also means you’re dying to know how to get better results in your own marketing efforts. Here’s an interesting...||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to get on the Today Show (and other national PR tips for your business)||Last week we were covering one of our final episodes of getting your marketing plan together for 2019. With that, we promised a gift to help you with your own planning, which is now available at the link below. This week, we're chatting with Atlanta's..||10/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 4: Your 2019 Marketing Plan||How MUCH to Spend, WHERE to Spend It and HOW to track it.||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 3: Your 2019 Marketing Plan (incorporating the 7P's of Marketing)||Now is the time to start thinking about your marketing plan for 2019. Last week we talked about remembering who you are (mission, vision, values, USP's, UVP's), reconsidering your competition (SWOT Analysis) and your target audience (the importance of..||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 2: Your Marketing Plan for 2019||Now is the time to start thinking about your marketing plan for 2019. Last week we talked about business goals - because, yes, your marketing plan begins with that. This week, we're talking about the next steps: remembering who you are (mission,...||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 1: Getting your Marketing Plan together for 2019||Now is the time to start thinking about your business goals for 2019. Yes, I said business goals, because your marketing plan begins with that. A surprising amount of small businesses haven't actually given much thought to their business goals. You...||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDealing with conflict in business: using emotional intelligence & soft skills||Remember the Four Agreements? One of our favorite lessons from that book is to remember this: nothing anyone ever does is actually because OF you. Because actions are caused by thoughts and beliefs, adn that is nothing you can control for someone...||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJust say no to gmail for business||No personal emails on business cards!||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Loving Yourself Can Help You in Business||Love Who You See in the Mirror||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Find the Target Audience for My Small Business||Ever struggled with the question "who's your ideal client?" Or "who's your target audience?" It can be hard to say - ESPECIALLY when you feel like your product or service can help so many people! I've heard people say "anyone breathing" is there...||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Entrepreneurs can get 200 YouTube Subscribers in 5 Months||As our "YouTube Friend" Roberto Blake says, learning YouTube is like learning how to play a musical instrument. For real businesses and solopreneurs who are already so stretched for time, it can be a real challenge to try to learn how to win at the...||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Create a Magical Brand||Trying to figure out how to fix your brand? Is your brand suffering from lackluster performance and an embarrassing lack of engagement with your customers? The answer lies right here: infuse some M.A.G.I.C. in your brand! OTHER VIDEOS TO CHECK OUT: ...||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Hope Bryant Highlights for ATL Entrepreneurs||In case you didn't know, John Hope Bryant paid a much appreciated visit to the members of the Atlanta Black Chamber last week. Why? Oh...just to deliver The Memo. ;) Check out some of our favorite highlights here. OTHER VIDEOS TO CHECK OUT: How to...||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan You Have "It All"? (...and what does "it all" mean anyway?)||We live in a society that says you can do, be and have anything you want. While that's true - do we really want "it all" at once? And who defines "it all"? Listen as Jaaz Jones of MaD Miracles, LLC and Andrea D. Smith of The ADS Agency chat through...||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Change Your Business Address in Georgia||Are you a Georgia business-owner and need to know how to update your business address? It's not necessarily as intuitive as you might think. Here's a quick and simple walk through to show you where to click, where to go and how to navigate to what you..||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8 Marketing Mistakes Businesses Make When Networking||These tips are simple but critical! If you're an entrepreneur, solopreneur, personal brander, author, etc. or even a career professional, these are common mistakes that you're far too good for. Take a quick check and make sure this isn't you! Covered...||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMid-Year Check-In: How's that One Word coming along?||Do you remember what your One Word for 2018 is? Now's a great time to go back and reflect on that. Not too late to incorporate it afresh or to a deeper extent in your world!! Read our original One Word for 2018 New Year's Eve Blog. Watch our original...||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to do IGTV||Learn the Basics of Instagram Television||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8 Business Lessons I Learned from my Dad||You wouldn’t necessarily think there’s much you could learn about business from a guy who’s a forester. Growing up (and even now), my dad loved tromping around in the woods, tackling the nation’s largest forest fires, prescribing forest fires...||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanValue of Life: Mental Health in America||Thoughts on Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain's Suicides||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Use TweetDeck for Your Business||TweetDeck Tips 2018||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Create a Powerful Business Name||Tips on Naming Your Business / Team||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCharleigh Rocks chat tomorrow!! May 23||Last year to the day, I chatted with my sister, Nicole Smith-Hall of Charleigh Rocks, all about what it's like to be a mompreneur and the things she struggled with balancing it all (especially from a marketing / branding perspective). This year, we're..||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnderstanding GDPR: Why Should I Care?||Feeling overwhelmed by GDPR? We get it. Let's talk it out.||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat can moms teach us about marketing?||When we're little, we never really realize how important, special, marvelous and INCREDIBLY wise our mothers actually are. Of course, it's not until we get much older that that begins to make sense to us. In this latest video, we're chatting all about..||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Treat Your New Marketer||3 Simple Things You Can Do to Get the Most Out of Your New Relationship||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnderstanding the Basics of Customer Journeys: AIDA, 5A's and Know, Like & Trust||How to get people to buy something||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs DONE better than PERFECT? How to deal with the barriers to success.||WHAT “IF” BY RUDYARD KIPLING CAN TEACH US ABOUT ANALYSIS PARALYSIS, PERFECTIONISM PARALYSIS AND THE “DONE IS BETTER THAN PERFECT” CONCEPT.||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGive, Give, Give, ASK! How to Provide Value by Serving.||Real-world ways you can provide value to a person, business, team, etc.||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe BEST Secrets of Networking with Miss ADS and Ray Abram (ADS Chat 009)||Tips on how to network for introverts, ambiverts and extroverts||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Small, medium or large scale...does not seem to matter.
The marketing tips and basic insights are described using a very simple approach and explanation style.
...plus, she’s cute.
Love all of the advice from this podcast! I’m a small business owner, with a small budget& I love listening to good marketing advice from The ADS agency!