About Randy Clark

Randy Clark is the Director of Communications at TKO Graphix, where he blogs for TKO Graphix Brandwire. Randy is passionate about social media, leadership development, and flower gardening. He’s a beer geek and on weekends he can be found fronting the Rock & Roll band Under the Radar. He’s the proud father of two educators; he has four amazing grandchildren, and a wife who dedicates her time to helping others. Randy is the author of How to stay Ahead of Your Business Blog Forever and The New Manager's Workbook a crash course in effective management, and The Manager's Guide to Becoming a Leader He can be found on Twitter @RandyLyleClark, Facebook Randy Lyle Clark, and LinkedIn Randy Clark.

A Sign from Above

First of all you have to understand, I’m not what you would call handy. I don’t have the know-how or patience for repair work or construction. My wife does the repairs around the home. I’m not talented at making things. My brother got that gene. He makes furniture. However, I do consider myself creative, and [...]

By |2019-11-11T16:33:24+00:00November 11th, 2019|Just for Fun|0 Comments

Creating a Small Business In-house Marketing Team

After reading a post about creating a marketing team, aimed at ad agencies and large firms, I asked friends how they would build a small business in-house marketing team — what positions they would fill? The article from INC. Tips and Tools for Building a Marketing Team is a good start. The piece discusses the [...]

By |2019-11-07T15:29:45+00:00November 7th, 2019|Sales and Marketing|0 Comments

4 Types of B2B Customers and How to Approach Them

It’s easy to forget that B2B (Business to Business) marketing is profoundly different from B2C (Business to Consumers). B2B providers may know this but, too often, they treat marketing to their B2B audience as if they were B2C. It’s not the same game. So, knowing the difference begins with understanding these 4 types of B2B [...]

By |2019-10-24T15:08:18+00:00October 24th, 2019|Sales and Marketing|0 Comments

Is This What Your Content is Missing?   

A few years ago a gunman perched atop an eight-story Indianapolis parking garage fired shots at nearby buildings; although he had committed a murder and eventually took his own life, no pedestrians were injured, in part because the news exploded on Twitter, warning everyone off the streets. Because fear and concern motivated people to share information. [...]

By |2019-10-17T13:20:16+00:00October 17th, 2019|Writing|0 Comments

Have You Become a Toxic Boss Without Knowing it?

I was asked to assess and help a production manager of a B2C (Business to Consumer) manufacturer who was experiencing high employee turnover in one critical department. As I observed the department's manager, I was puzzled. She was a good manager and leader. She led by example and not only by following procedures, but how [...]

By |2019-10-14T15:50:11+00:00October 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Have You Become a Toxic Boss Without Knowing it?

Can You Hear That Sign?

Photo by Travis Isaacs / CC BY-SA A good friend is a is a 508 accessibility specialist and advocate. Business people unfamiliar with 508 accessibility  miss an opportunity to connect with prospects who are often overlooked. “Section 508, an amendment to the United States Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973, is a federal law mandating that all electronic and [...]

By |2019-10-10T16:47:35+00:00October 10th, 2019|Sales and Marketing|Comments Off on Can You Hear That Sign?