Marketing Dish

What’s your favorite dish? Send your ideas in and I’ll explore how it connects to marketing. At the end of the month, our readers select their fav and if it was a post you suggested, you’ll win a $10 Amazon card.


“New mouth, New rules!” — The Doctor Worried that your marketing sounds a lot like everyone else’s? It happens. To the best of us! Usually because we’re too insecure to throw away those sales page blueprints and email templates and create our own path. We’re afraid to stop listening to the advice of the A-Listers and Influencers for just five minutes and do a gut check with ourselves. The Doctor has...

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Author, freelance writer and founder of The Nonfiction Zone, Cheryl Pickett, emailed this week’s suggestion. Here’s what she had to say: I can’t say this is a really a “favorite” dish because I have what I refer to as “new recipe night or new recipe lunch etc.” at least once a week. [This] recipe…is one I just made a couple of weeks ago. Who knows when I found it. It’s not always new recipe night, sometimes I do want to make...

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Tina Robbins, a “core spirit” life coach from Denver, CO, emailed this week’s suggestion. Here’s what she had to say: Spaghetti and meatballs is one of my go-to comfort foods. There’s something about the richness of the meatballs and the noodly pasta goodness that is warm and cozy. It’s a little fancier than just plain marinara or meat sauce, you have to put a little effort into meatballs, but it’s still...

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Gloria Miele, a small biz coach from Camarillo, CA, emailed this week’s suggestion while she was cooking up a pot of beef stew over the holidays. Here’s what she had to say: Most of the women in my family make stew this way (with some variation, like deglazing the pan with wine, peeling the potatoes, not using bay leaves), but I think the originator was my Grandma, an excellent Sicilian cook. My mother says it’s Italian because...

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Laurie Nylund, a writer extraordinaire from Sandy, Utah, emailed this week’s suggestion. Here’s what she had to say about tiramisu: This Italian dessert means “carry me up” or “to heaven,” which is an apt description for how I react whenever I find a piece worthy of its name. It’s the yardstick by which I measure Italian restaurants, which tend to be my first choice when dining out. No matter how...

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Elizabeth Todd, the brains behind Income Trigger Consulting emailed this week’s suggestion. Here’s what she had to say about this particular dish: When I first arrived in Australia I was invited to have Christmas with relatives of my girlfriend and there I discovered that a traditional English style Christmas lunch was served regardless of the temperature. Imagine a hot kitchen where turkey, ham, vegetables, etc have been...

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