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Why Saying “Call Me” Doesn’t Work

I got a direct message through Facebook last night. It was a message from a friend who also is a marketer but a bit more of an old-school salesman. It’s not too odd because as online marketers, we’re always trying new tools and methods. Especially when it comes to acquiring new customers. I’m not going […]

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Why Your Customers Use Competitors And How To Stop It

I had a client ask me a question about “What happens when a customer goes to somebody else [their competitor]?” This particular client had a customer go to a competitor for services when he didn’t even ask for an estimate. So my client asked me, “Why would somebody do that?” Does that sound familiar? Customer retention […]

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Your Email Isn’t Getting Delivered If You’re Doing This

In a recent video, my friend and mentor Steve Rosenbaum lays out why your emails won’t go through if you’re doing this one thing wrong. Your Email Isn’t Getting Delivered If You’re Doing This

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How Buying Leads Could Kill Your Business

It seems harmless enough and everybody does it. Here is one example of how buying leads could kill your business. If you’re thinking that’s hype, how well do you think your business would fare facing the inevitable multi-million dollar lawsuit? In case you missed it, Recently, a direct mail campaign sent out by office max […]

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What Is A Capture Page?

Here is an example of a capture page. It is designed to attract people to your email marketing list. It’s how you catch the “big fish.” the people who buy from you again and again. This page will have a singular focus and direct people to a specific list. From there, you can find what […]

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Do you want to increase sales? Stop Selling!

Online marketing is not as easy as it seems it should be. There’s a whole lot more to it than just sending an email or writing a post for your site or social media. Years of traditional sales and marketing concepts being drummed into your head could make this hard to accept. This is going […]

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Wishing All A Merry Christmas

What is the easiest content you can write for your business site? (I gave you a hint in the title!) Holiday related material is a drop dead simple way to create fresh content that makes sense and your audience will enjoy. Here’s three quick points to keep in mind to generate holiday content painlessly.   […]

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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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Dynamic Site And Your Sales Funnel, A Dynamic Duo

There are times when you can’t adequately explain in depth and detail everything that the prospect wants to know. That can be your location, a trade show, or just a chance meeting. If they are at your location, you can feel around to find if they are right now buyers. If they are anything but, […]

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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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