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Gloria Lafont is a mother, grandmother and business owner. Throughout her business career she has started, bought and sold a dozen businesses in the branding and marketing field, including a distributor company. She’s currently president of Action Marketing Co., founded in 2007. Her company focuses on helping distributors increase visibility, generate awareness and drive traffic so they can connect with more of their ideal clients and generate more leads and sales.

Gloria is a big fan and supporter of education and the cultural arts, volunteering her time and donating marketing support over the years to help various organizations grow in membership and revenue. She also enjoys the South Florida lifestyle mix of business, beaches and arts.

The recent GoDaddy security breach exposed over a million users' websites and email accounts. Keeping your online properties safe is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself and your business. The good news is, there are a few things you can do that don't involve that much technical know-how...

If you’re looking to grow, this is a good time to plan for the new year and change what you can control, starting with your marketing strategy. As you work on your marketing plan for the new year, you might be wondering what things you should be doing now. Based on our experience and the market changes we have seen in the past two years, here’s what we recommend...

In working with hundreds of small and medium-sized business owners over the years, the last six with distributors, I have noticed five common mistakes most of them make that are hindering business growth. Let’s take a look and those mistakes and what to do to correct them. If you stop making them, you will see a big difference in your business...

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires certain businesses to make accommodations for people with disabilities. That applies to physical spaces, but also to online spaces. And failure to create an ADA-compliant website could open a business to lawsuits, financial liabilities and damage to your brand reputation...

Google My Business is a place that Google provides for businesses to create their own profile, and it’s one of the most underutilized online tools by distributors. Nowadays, it’s important to take advantage of as many tools available to increase your online footprint, and there are many advantages to having your own business profile on Google My Business...

The online space is under constant change, and the promotional products marketplace continues to transition to new ways of doing business. In today’s multichannel world, marketing is not a linear process, and modern customers have instant access to information about products, brands and competitors. With that in mind, here are the trends that are shaping distributor business marketing...

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