Category Archives for Creating Value

Is Your Website User Hostile?

You always like to think that your website, email messages, text messages, or other online marketing is “user friendly.” But have you gone through your process? That’s all well and good that it’s intuitive to you, you designed it. Have you had others test it out? This is a lesson I thought might be helpful […]

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Separating Social Media Bulls From The BS

The value of a Facebook like or fan is BS. That’s right, 100% grade A Tauro Sterculius! Anyone telling you any different is trying to sell you something. I told you about this when I said A Facebook fanpage isn’t the small business silver bullet it’s made out to be. Separating Social Media Bulls From […]

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Why Would You Want To Join Your Mailing List?

FOR A MOMENT I want you to forget about the customer. I know that’s a heretical statement but bear with me. What do YOU do with the mass mailed advertising YOU receive? Do you eagerly run into your house from the mailbox with a stack of flyers, postcards, and letters addressed to you “or current […]

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Why Businesses Don’t “Get” Email Marketing

I’m sure you’ve heard or perhaps even said “Email marketing isn’t what it used to be…” Businesses will try technology (Often on the cheap) and say “It doesn’t work for us” making up some lame excuse how they tried it blah, blah, blah. Is it any wonder when you cut all the corners that you’re […]

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Dynamic Website vs A Static Website; Why You Want To Be Dynamic

A static website was not a fad, it has just become antiquated. Yes it was the edge you needed over the competition when the internet was wide open, new, and nobody had a website. Now static sites are just clutter in the search results.   Static sites give the reader only basic information. People who […]

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More Traffic Does Not Equal More Profits

The logical argument is that the more people who are exposed to your message, the more people you will have buying your product/service. Here in the real world, logic does not always apply.   Why doesn’t more traffic equal more profits? The simple answer is traffic is nothing more than people moving through your website, […]

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Celebrate Business

This is just a quick note as this weekend I’m going to a training event. (I’m constantly looking for what is working, and trying it in my business. When I find something that holds true to its word, only then will I share it with my group.)   I had a great time at the […]

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Traffic Taco Dog

There was a commercial for taco bell in the ’90’s that had a chihuahua trying to capture Godzilla. That’s kind of like how businesses are with Internet traffic. Except it’s good that Internet traffic won’t stomp you flat like a bug. It just squirts through your grasp like water though. But think, What will you […]

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Posting articles regularly – Don’t let your business health lapse

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I am finally getting back into my exercise and healthy(er) eating routine. How does this apply to business, and more specifically your business? It’s easy to make excuses and not do the things that we need to do in our personal life and in business. Things like exercise and posting articles are parallels between what […]

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How To Write A Definition Page That Builds You And Your Site

In the last post, I mentioned deep linking and how to develop content. Well here is a prime example. You’ll have terms that really need an in depth explanation for the reader to fully understand what you’re saying. After all, what kind of educating would it be if you assumed that critical knowledge was already […]

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