After many years of being involved in marketing and advertising, I believe that businesses can learn to do much of their advertising and marketing for themselves.
Self-Propelled Marketing Academy provides a step-by-step guide to help you save thousands of dollars a month and achieve results similar to what you'd get from hiring professional firms to do it for you.
Even if you're not inclined to do your own marketing, learning the tips and tricks of this course will make you more knowledgeable when dealing with marketing and PR pros.
Self-Propelled Marketing was created to help small businesses, photographers, artists, musicians, and
start-up "solopreneurs" improve their media exposure on a shoestring budget.
Stop wasting money on ads and strategies that bring you little or no return. Self-Propelled Marketing puts YOU in control.
Ever held an event and nobody came?
Learn some tricks using newspaper calendars to boost attendance at your events.
In the dark about how to write and send press releases? This six-part section will have you writing and sending press releases like a pro.
These are an inexpensive but effective way to spread the word about your event. Tips, tricks, and some advice about flyers & brochures.
Learn to know the faces and names of the folks who create news in your area. Finding the right editor or reporter is only the first step.
Need a website? Absolutely! This section will help you secure a domain name, choose a webhost to house your site, and othe
When should you use paid ads?
We look at local special advertising sections, and we explore FB and Instagram advertising.
Hank Eder is a marketing professional with a degree in Journalism from the University of Florida. He has worked as a reporter, newspaper editor, and in advertising, public relations, and graphics design.
Hank brings decades of experience into this course to help small businesses
get press coverage on a small budget.
""The Self-Propelled Marketing Academy courses take the guesswork out of how to get publicity for your business events. It's a treasure trove of practical strategies to boost attendance at your business events by harnessing the power of local media. All that and more. "The section on writing press releases could be a separate course in itself. Full of invaluable tips and tricks of the trade.""
"It worked for me! Great ideas for those who want to take control of their business advertising and marketing without spending beaucoup bucks.""