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 Changing Perceptions... Transforming Lives

Agapi Marketing & Consulting Ltd. Changing Perceptions... Transforming Lives

By Nancy Boisvert

Welcome to the Agapi Marketing & Consulting Podcast. Follow us to receive tips and strategies to help you grow your business. Although we are always happy to provide strategic marketing or business consultation, as of July 2022, we have shifted our focus. NEXsteps was born out of a desire to help others navigate the obstacles and ensure that our aging population has a solid foundation when building an aging plan. We are your transitional aging specialists.
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Getting Clients Even In Lean Times - Sunwapta Speaker Series
Getting Clients Even In Lean Times - Sunwapta Speaker Series
I was asked to present to an audience about this topic as part of a corporate Speaker Series, and was happy to do so. Originally recorded in 2016, this evergreen information is as relevant today as it was then. Unfortunately, the equipment delivered a poor quality audio, but hopefully you can still obtain tips and insights. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
34:31
January 25, 2023
Getting More Clients In A Down Economy
Getting More Clients In A Down Economy
Okay, so this episode originally aired in 2015.  But the information is relevant at any time.  Getting clients can be challenging in good times, but even more difficult when times are tough. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.
34:01
January 25, 2023
Expert Interview Series - Episode 5: Understanding HR
Expert Interview Series - Episode 5: Understanding HR
Join us in this episode of our Expert Interview Series.  Today, we talk with Patty Miller about Understanding HR. Originally recorded in 2016 and only available to our newsletter subscribers, we wanted to share these insights with our larger audience. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
40:09
January 25, 2023
Expert Interview Series - Episode 4: Strategy and Execution
Expert Interview Series - Episode 4: Strategy and Execution
Join us in this episode of our Expert Interview Series.  Today, we talk with Dr. Vincenzo Aliberti about Strategy and Execution. Originally recorded in 2016 and only available to our newsletter subscribers, we wanted to share these insights with our larger audience. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
34:48
January 25, 2023
Expert Interview Series - Episode 2: Digital Media
Expert Interview Series - Episode 2: Digital Media
Join us in this episode of our Expert Interview Series.  Today, we talk with Paul McCrea about Digital Media. Originally recorded in 2016 and only available to our newsletter subscribers, we wanted to share these insights with our larger audience. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
29:03
January 25, 2023
Expert Interview Series - Episode 1: Social Media Marketing
Expert Interview Series - Episode 1: Social Media Marketing
Join us in this episode of our Expert Interview Series.  Today, we talk with Conston Taylor about Social Media Marketing. Originally recorded in 2016 and only available to our newsletter subscribers, we wanted to share these insights with our larger audience. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
34:12
January 25, 2023
Expert Interview Series - Episode 3: Content Marketing
Expert Interview Series - Episode 3: Content Marketing
Join us in this episode of our Expert Interview Series.  Today, we talk with Sarah Kirkpatrick about Content Marketing. Originally recorded in 2016 and only available to our newsletter subscribers, we wanted to share these insights with our larger audience.  This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
26:31
January 24, 2023
Entrepreneur Series - Episode Six: Fear of Failure - and Success
Entrepreneur Series - Episode Six: Fear of Failure - and Success
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners.  Co-hosting the Entrepreneur Series, we cover many issues entrepreneurs encounter.  In the episode, we discuss the fear of failure - and success. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
36:36
January 18, 2023
Entrepreneur Series - Episode Five: Turning Your Hobby Into A Business
Entrepreneur Series - Episode Five: Turning Your Hobby Into A Business
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners.  Co-hosting the Entrepreneur Series, we cover many issues entrepreneurs encounter.  In the episode, we discuss how to turn your hobby into a business. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
44:15
January 18, 2023
Entrepreneur Series - Episode 4: Building Your Business Plan, part two
Entrepreneur Series - Episode 4: Building Your Business Plan, part two
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners.  Co-hosting the Entrepreneur Series, we cover many issues entrepreneurs encounter.  In the episode, we discuss building a business plan. Part two of two. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
42:28
January 18, 2023
Entrepreneur Series - Episode 3: Building Your Business Plan, part one
Entrepreneur Series - Episode 3: Building Your Business Plan, part one
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners.  Co-hosting the Entrepreneur Series, we cover many issues entrepreneurs encounter.  In the episode, we discuss building a business plan. Part one of two. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
32:51
January 18, 2023
Entrepreneur Series - Episode Two: Paralysis By Analysis
Entrepreneur Series - Episode Two: Paralysis By Analysis
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners. Co-hosting our Entrepreneur Series, we share the second episode.  In this episode, we discussed paralysis by analysis - and how to avoid it. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
44:43
January 18, 2023
Entrepreneur Series - Episode One: Just Starting Out
Entrepreneur Series - Episode One: Just Starting Out
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners.  We decided to co-host a series specifically for Entrepreneurs.  In this episode, we discussed starting out. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
48:12
January 18, 2023
The Secret to Pricing Your Products or Services
The Secret to Pricing Your Products or Services
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners.  In the episode, we discussed how to determine your pricing strategy. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
48:04
January 17, 2023
The Importance of Networking
The Importance of Networking
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners.  In the episode, we discussed why networking is so important. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
41:14
January 16, 2023
Build Out Your Idea - Learn To Trust The Process
Build Out Your Idea - Learn To Trust The Process
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners.  In the episode, we discussed the process of building on your ideas - and learning to trust in the process. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
38:18
January 16, 2023
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners.  In the episode, we talk about entrepreneurship. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
42:24
January 10, 2023
Going Deeper - Diving into Advertising
Going Deeper - Diving into Advertising
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners.  In the episode, we discuss advertising.  This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then. Please enjoy. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
42:54
January 10, 2023
How To Market Your Small Business
How To Market Your Small Business
In 2015, I was an invited guest on the Small Business Tips Show. The host of the show, Frank Thomas, brought me in to share my three decades of marketing experience with his listeners. In the episode, we discussed some of the big - and costly - mistakes that small business owners often make when they’re trying to promote their business. This evergreen information is as valid today as it was then.  Please enjoy.
29:39
January 10, 2023
NEXsteps Appears on Your Partner In Success Radio
NEXsteps Appears on Your Partner In Success Radio
On December 7, 2022, NEXsteps had the honor and the privilege of being interviewed by Denise Griffitts, founder and host of Your Partner In Success™ Radio , which is ranked in the top 2% of podcasts globally.  The topic of the interview was Shifting and Updating Your Business Strategy.  During the interview, we discussed how Agapi shifted focus from providing strategic marketing and business consulting to focusing on NEXsteps, which provides consultation with all those dealing with aging transition, ensuring a solid foundation for a comprehensive aging plan is in place. To stay up to date, be sure to visit our website: https://agapimarketing.com.
59:32
December 12, 2022
NEXsteps Interview - Elevate Your Business
NEXsteps Interview - Elevate Your Business
On November 9, 2022 NEXsteps founder, Nancy Boisvert, had the opportunity to be interviewed by Kent Boehm, general manager of Nine Business Group and host of the Elevate Your Business Chat series. While learning more about past business experiences, Kent also asked more about NEXsteps and what motivated the shift in focus. To stay up to date, be sure to visit our website: https://agapimarketing.com.
13:06
December 12, 2022
Elegant Simplicity - The Right Way To Develop And Market Your Products And Services
Elegant Simplicity - The Right Way To Develop And Market Your Products And Services
Welcome back!  As our local economies slowly start reopening, we are all anxious to get back to work and get our businesses up and running. This episode is all about Elegant Simplicity.  How do you best develop and market your products and services?  You just might be surprised! Be sure to visit our website for more podcasts, videos, newsletters and tips: https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.
43:34
June 19, 2020
How Agapi Helps During COVID-19
How Agapi Helps During COVID-19
It's been a while since I published a podcast.  These have been challenging times for all of us, personally, mentally, emotionally, physically, and financially.  About 2 weeks into lockdown here in Alberta, I published a video on my website and YouTube channel.  This podcast today is an audio version of that video.   As mentioned in my introduction to this episode, I have helped a couple of local businesses during this time, and I invite you to read their testimonials on my website: https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.
06:30
May 08, 2020
Getting More Clients In The Door - Part 2
Getting More Clients In The Door - Part 2
This podcast is a follow up from our last episode.  Join us and learn more tips and strategies to help you get more clients in good times and in bad. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.
35:00
February 21, 2020
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship
Many people dream of becoming an entrepreneur, but what does that entail?  It's not all sunshine and roses! For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.
41:48
January 08, 2020
Marketing - Back By Popular Demand
Marketing - Back By Popular Demand
Our listeners asked for more and we delivered!  Dive into the deep end with us as we get into more detail. For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.
41:47
November 21, 2019
Focus, People!
Focus, People!
What happens when you lose your focus?  Find out how to get back on track.  For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
48:47
November 07, 2019
What's Your Marketing Plan?
What's Your Marketing Plan?
In this episode, Frank Thomas and I discuss how your marketing can be missing the mark.  What's your plan?  For more tips, check out my website:  https://agapimarketing.com. You can also catch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
28:49
November 04, 2019
Who's Following Me?
Who's Following Me?
This episode is a follow-up to the previous podcast about data breaching.  In this episode, I talk about how your social media profiles can allow your information, including your location, to be tracked.  This can be used to manipulate people, policies, and governments.  (Inspired by the movie The Great Hack) You can watch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
08:07
October 10, 2019
Warning! Your Data Has Been Breached
Warning! Your Data Has Been Breached
In this episode, I talk about how your data can be breached without your knowledge and how it can be used to manipulate people, policies, and governments.  Inspired by the movie The Great Hack You can watch my videos on the Agapi YouTube channel, like Agapi on Facebook, or follow on Twitter. 
11:46
September 26, 2019
Marketing Interview - Complete Interview
Marketing Interview - Complete Interview
This 40 minute interview has been broken out into 4 parts. Topics cover everything from branding to client feedback. Listen to the 4 ~ 10 minute segments, or listen to the full interview without interruption. https://agapimarketing.com/
40:53
September 19, 2019
Marketing Interview - Part 4
Marketing Interview - Part 4
This 40 minute interview has been broken out into 4 parts. Topics cover everything from branding to client feedback. Listen to the 4 ~ 10 minute segments, or listen to the full interview without interruption. https://agapimarketing.com/
05:17
September 17, 2019
Marketing Interview - Part 3
Marketing Interview - Part 3
This 40 minute interview has been broken out into 4 parts. Topics cover everything from branding to client feedback. Listen to the 4 ~ 10 minute segments, or listen to the full interview without interruption. https://agapimarketing.com/
12:54
September 12, 2019
Marketing Interview - Part 2
Marketing Interview - Part 2
This 40 minute interview has been broken out into 4 parts. Topics cover everything from branding to client feedback. Listen to the 4 ~ 10 minute segments, or listen to the full interview without interruption. https://agapimarketing.com/
12:51
September 10, 2019
Marketing Interview - Part 1
Marketing Interview - Part 1
This 40 minute interview has been broken out into 4 parts. Topics cover everything from branding to client feedback. Listen to the 4 ~ 10 minute segments, or listen to the full interview without interruption. Be sure to check out our website for more tips and tools.  https://agapimarketing.com/
10:22
September 05, 2019