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How to Acquire Customers with Email Marketing

To reach and acquire new customers using email marketing, it’s first necessary to know if your prospective customer’s contact information (opt-in email address) is available and accessible. List managers’ (Info USA, World Data, ePost Direct, etc.) businesses are built around … Continue reading

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The ROI Treasures of Email Marketing

The Treasure Hunt As a self-proclaimed pioneer of the once, and to a degree still “killer app” (short for killer online application) email marketing around the turn of the New Millennium, I’d often times describe successful email marketing to clients … Continue reading

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How To Optimize Your Website from a Marketing Perspective

First – It’s All About You! What do you want to accomplish with your website? Sounds simple enough, right? Not always… Having a keen understanding of your company’s business objectives — the company’s mission as well as its short-and long-term goals … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Website Your Most Vital Marketing Weapon

The Worldwide Marketing Tool Since the conception of the Internet well over ten years ago, having a website has become an imperative for today’s business owners. Given this proliferation of easy information access, competition for your customer’s time, attention and … Continue reading

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Implementing Social Media Marketing

David Skul of Relativity Business Technology Solutions (searchable on YouTube with headline “5 Tips to help you Succeed at Web 2.0 Marketing”: Give a quality product that’s good for you and the customer. Take time to be the best and … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Content

At the core of successful Social Media Marketing must-haves is the ability to develop, leverage and distribute meaningful content. In Joe Pulizzi and Newt Barrett’s book Get Content: Get Customers (highly recommended), they define content marketing as “…the art of … Continue reading

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Making Print Advertising Work for You

  A customer experience should be emotional, encompassing and holistic. Marketing the customer experience so that it lifts beyond a print page can have significant impact if executed properly. In Tom Peter’s book Re-Imagine he describes an ‘experience’ as “an … Continue reading

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The Value of Print Advertising

What makes print and print advertising so different and powerful in value? For one, it’s the reader’s mindset. From the turn of the first page right on to the point of putting that piece down, a reader has chosen that … Continue reading

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How to Quickly Develop a Marketing Plan — Marketing Planning for the Busy Manager

    1. Define Your Company Background: Solicit trade publications or the Chamber of Commerce for some ‘general’ information on the size of your market and key market segments for your product or service. Is there a clear need? Is … Continue reading

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Marketing Planning – An Introduction

  A marketing plan is a working document and should change regularly along with your business –          Always, yes, always, commit your plan to paper so you have a record of it, can refer to it often and can generate … Continue reading

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