How To Get To The Top of The Marketing Food Chain
Are you tired of living off handouts from big-name marketers, earning meager affiliate commissions?If you truly want to live and breathe the rarefied air of the super-marketers, what you need is not a change in method, but a change in attitude and mindset.You need to start thinking like a top gun and create your own identity instead of feeding off the efforts of others.
Using Direct Mail
The advantages of using direct mail to promote your home-based or small business are:
Selectivity-the ability to send your advertising only to people and organizations who can use and pay for your product or service.
Flexibility-the freedom to use either the simplest or the most elaborate presentation, ranging from a single-sheet mailer to an entire package, and the flexibility to test all sorts of minor changes in your mailing pieces.
A Forgotten Marketing Tool - The Postcard
The postcard can be a very powerful marketing tool. Many of our customers and/or students use them in their business.
Modern Marketing With Postcards
Postcards may be one of the best kept secrets of modern
marketing. They produce even better results now than in the
Costly Web Copy Pitfalls
One secret to a site that sells: Look at your site from your customer's perspective. Another secret: Watch out for these common web copy pitfalls.
Five Steps to a Web Site That Sells
I'm always amazed that people would spend months to develop their web site, pay thousands of dollars to have it put together and then..
How to Market and Protect Your New Ideas
The intellectual property transfer market is now estimated to be worth over $100 billion. If you have a new idea, a patent or an invention, you may be able to license it or sell it for millions of dollars.
How Your List Affects Postage Costs
HOW YOUR LIST AFFECTS POSTAGE COSTS AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT!The quality and accuracy of address information in mailing lists is one of the areas least understood and largely overlooked by most businesses using direct mail. To get an advertising message delivered the address must be correct! Many firms that use direct mail neglect this vital aspect.
Pre-Cleaning and Updating Addresses in Your Database
When you send a direct mail piece using the Addressed Admail reduced postage option, it can cost you anywhere from 60 cents to $1.25 or more for printing, mail production and postage.
Practical Advice to Generate Successful Campaigns Using Merged Lists
You could end up with poor results when designing a direct mail campaign that combines your inhouse list with one or more rented lists. Merging lists generates a set of conditions that you may not have thought about at the conception stage.
Write Better Web Content
If you're reading this article, chances are that you, like most professionals these days, understand the value of the Internet. It may be where you go to buy movie or concert tickets, browse restaurant menus, or plan your vacations.
Refresh Your Web Site
So you have a Web site. And so does most every business these days.
The Magic of Keep-in-Touch Marketing
Yesterday I received a phone call from an acquaintance that I've met once or twice but haven't seen in over a year. She wanted to let me know that she was referring me to a client of hers who needed help with his Web site copy.
Why Direct Mail Advertising Works And How To Lower Your Costs
I met a lady who said she received a notice in the mail from a company offering plaques of various animals. She knew her daughter would love them as a gift and ordered them.
Top Four Marketing Secrets of Building a Professional Practice
Building a coaching or consulting practice can be rewarding and lucrative. Sadly, many who get started on this path simply can't make it.
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