George Irish

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A Review of Hibu

Posted by George Irish on November 10, 2017

Hibu, being an affiliate of Yellow Pages, may look at first to be the answer to your website building and digital marketing service needs. But, many past and present clients of Hibu have been left feeling disgruntled and helpless. While Hibu emphasizes personalization for the client, some of their policies and client interaction leave a lot to be desired.

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Topics: Responsive Design, website development, Hibu, Website Design

9 Remarkable Ways to Get a Response on LinkedIn Every Time

Posted by George Irish on May 9, 2017
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Increase Your Response Rate on LinkedIn

Posted by George Irish on April 11, 2017


I didn’t always have a passion for networking on LinkedIn.

After I graduated, the CEO of the company I was working for tasked my colleague and I with bringing in business from some of the biggest BPO's in Massachusetts.

We made a list of 20 prospective companies, and divided it.

Four months later, I met with C-level executives from 9 out of the 10 companies on my list. My colleague only managed to meet with one company.

That's a big difference, right? I bet you're wondering how I did it.

He made cold calls and sent emails. I used LinkedIn.

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How to Identify Fake Social Selling Consultants

Posted by George Irish on March 16, 2017

With the advent of social media platforms, social selling emerged as one of the strategies for carrying promotional messages. Businesses are increasingly using social media sites to reach their clients and appeal to prospects. However, every business should know what to look for in social selling consultants. The following characteristics can help you identify a fake social selling expert.

They do not walk the talk

A great consultant or expert will have a social media account that reflects their knowledge and experience in the field. Their LinkedIn account should feature enough connections, their Facebook account should include a good number of friends, and they should have enough followers on Twitter. Their knowledge and expertise should be evident from their social media accounts and pages.

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Topics: social selling, Bank Lead Generation, social selling linkedin, social selling consultant, b2b bank marketing

A Car without Gas: Bank and Credit Union Marketing without A Strategic Marketing Plan

Posted by George Irish on March 14, 2017

Your vehicle requires gas to get you where you want to go. The same goes with marketing for banks and credit unions. Randomly and inconsistently marketing without a set marketing plan leaves your initiatives stranded.

Here are seven planning tips to build a high-yielding marketing strategy.

Plan your brand. Banks and credit unions that aren't recognizable because of lack of branding lose steam fast. Your logo, marketing material, website, email templates and company voice must be cohesive and uniform. Create a branding guide and make certain everyone follows it to the letter.

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Topics: Financial Marketing, Bank Marketing, Marketing Plan

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