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The Secret To Writing Marketing Copy That Gets Customers

By Mike Brooks | May 6, 2014

What’s the easiest way to win a debate? Don’t invite the opposition to the debate. This is exactly what I did on my latest podcast episode #52 where I debated Ralph M. Rivera. I clearly won the debate even though I never invited him or even told him I’d be debating him. All’s fair in […]


Great Content Marketing Requires Great Time Management

By Mike Brooks | April 16, 2014

Managing your time is a really important piece of the content marketing puzzle. In fact, it’s probably safe to say at the heart of a strong content marketing plan is an even stronger time management plan. The stronger the time management, the better and easier everything is. Got any time management tips to share? If […]

Content Marketing That Speaks To The Right Audience

By Mike Brooks | April 10, 2014

Podcast Episode #50 This is the big Five-O episode of the Nuclear Chowder podcast. A special day and what better way to celebrate than with a special guest? I am joined by Carol Lynn Rivera who is one half of Web.Search.Social. She is a friend and person I regularly mastermind with. But she is also […]

4 Big Things From Social Media Marketing World #SMMW14

By Mike Brooks | April 10, 2014

Podcast Episode #49 Over the past few days I’ve been bringing you live-casts (live podcasts) from Social Media Marketing World 2014. In today’s podcast I share my 4 big takeaways and how they may be very important for you and your business. A big tip of the hat to Michael Stelzner, pictured above, and the […]

Social Media Marketing In 2014 – What The Research Reveals #SMMW14

By Mike Brooks | April 10, 2014

Podcast Episode #48 This is live podcast coverage of the opening keynote of Social Media Marketing World 2014. Michael Stelzner kicked things off with a great presentation covering key points that he pulled out of a recent survey of nearly three thousand marketers. Here I am pictured above with Michael Stelzner who I am honored […]

Get Them Off Facebook To Your Email List #SMMW14

By Mike Brooks | April 5, 2014

Podcast Episode #47 Today kicked off Social Media Marketing World 2014 with the opening keynote by Micheal Stelzner. I’ll release my podcast and notes on his talk tomorrow. First, today’s podcast was based on a discussion I had last night on the USS Midway where the evening networking event was held. Andrea Vahl is the […]

Live From Social Media Marketing World 2014 #SMMW14

By Mike Brooks | April 4, 2014

Podcast Episode #46 This is the first ever Nuclear Chowder “Live-Cast”. All this week I will be podcasting from Social Media Marketing World in San Diego. Each day I will be publishing a brand new episode covering the day’s events. Here is the picture of the battleship where this evenings kick off event will be […]

Episode 45 – Size Doesn’t Matter – When It Comes To Website Traffic

By Mike Brooks | March 19, 2014

Being in the business of building websites and performing ongoing search marketing for my clients, I can tell you with complete certainty that most people want lots and lots of traffic to their websites. They want huge Facebook fan bases. They want thousands of Twitter followers.

Why ME?

By Mike Brooks | March 4, 2014

If you read my most recent blog post, you know that I am a brand ambassador for .ME. This means that, first of all, I need to be clear that this is another sponsored blog post. This means I am getting paid to write it. However, the next thing you should know is I won’t […]

The Only Marketing Method That Works

By Mike Brooks | February 11, 2014

When I first launched the Nuclear Chowder Marketing website, I had a couple of very specific goals. First, I wanted to demonstrate that money loves speed. The second was to test some new and popular marketing strategies. I will explain both of these goals in a moment.

How To Get New Customers Today

By Mike Brooks | February 3, 2014

In this episode #42 of the Nuclear Chowder Podcast we’re going to deviate from our regular format to answer a question posed to me by a client. My client asked, “How do I get new customers fast?” I thought it would be great to answer it here on the podcast because I bet many other businesses have this same burning question. To help, I brought on a guest panel of entrepreneurs and experts to share their wisdom.

Podcasts-Marketers-Facebook-And-Blogs Oh My

By Mike Brooks | January 26, 2014

In this week’s episode #41, I’m going to talk about marketers who make me want to be sick, the newest Facebook business page algorithm change and the reason why I feel you must have a self-hosted blog. But first, I want to share some thoughts on how this show has evolved and new directions for it. I will also share a resource of the week, a shout out of the week and a special sponsor spot.