People want to buy but they don’t WANT TO BE SOLD!
I love that quote. It’s so true. How many times do you go into a store, greeted by eager-beaver salespeople asking if they can help you find something to buy?
I could never be in sales…
But alas, I AM.
I’m an indie author. Not only do I write, but I also market and SELL.
Like with most businesses, the market is pretty much saturated with books. You name it, there’s a genre out there. And about a trillion…Continue
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Okay, so about a week ago I wrote a post about email marketing techniques. Remember...I said I wanted to figure out a way to get people to actually open my newsletter? On my big BOOK LAUNCH DAY???
Well, here are the results of my efforts. Out of 229 recipients, 45.4% opened the email. That is a ROCKING number, folks!!!! The industry average, according to Mail Chimp, is 16.9%.
This is what I learned.
A sexy title with the…Continue
How many mailing lists do you subscribe to? Of all the emails that clutter your inbox, how many do you actually read or even OPEN, for that matter?
I'm sure the number is looooooooow. (It certainly is for me.)
So why bother sending them? They'll probably get deleted on sight anyway, right?
But if there is even a SLIGHT possibility a subscriber might actually take a minute to peruse the content, you better yank them in immediately otherwise any hope of…Continue
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You may hear me talking about ways to achieve anything you want in your life. This post can help you write an effective action plan for your business, personal life, and even a hobby!
But first you must know what it is you want. Now don't get overwhelmed, you can just focus on 3 elements: Mind, Body, and Soul and then add on more elements like relationships, finances, etc to figure out what you want. This process doesn't have to happen overnight and as you evolve and…Continue
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Thrilling Thursday - it is thrilling to develop a plan for business success.
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If you have been thinking about starting a company blog as part of your current marketing efforts, you might question the benefits of blogging in return for doing it. To help answer your questions, read the following ten ways that blogging can benefit your business and online marketing strategy.
1. Low-cost Marketing. Blogging has a minimal cost, namely, your time to write each blog entry and the monthly cost of a website or blog host.
2. Company Visibility. A daily or weekly…Continue
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Blogging friends, how do you handle the many unsolicited emails with unrelated pitches cluttering your inbox?
I've had it! It was time for new rules.
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"Good plans shape good decisions. That's why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true." Lester R. Bittel
Recently, I offered a marketing plan review as a door prize for a local business group. When I approached the winner to exchange…Continue
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I'm one of the owners of Affiliate Summit (http://www.affiliatesummit.com). I wanted to reach out to all of you to let you know that we will be holding a special event on Saturday, August 11th in the Murry Hill Suite at the New York Hilton tailor-made for bloggers who want to learn how to monetize their blog using affiliate marketing, without compromising integrity or crippling traffic.…Continue
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EFT or Emotional Freedom Techniques is a form of psychological acupressure. With EFT you are
tapping on various acupuncture meridian points while you focus on a negative issue you would like to change.
About 5,000 years ago, the Chinese discovered a…
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At first glance perfectionism seems like a good thing. We all want to do things well but in reality perfectionism is killing the progress in many network marketers business.
I hear it all the time. "I can't start selling the products…Continue
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The short answer is, yes! And creating an eBook is very simple. With as many as one in five North Americansowning a reader there are plenty of people to buy your publication. But how could it benefit your business?
As eBook readers become more popular and accessible, many small businesses are finding that the creation of an eBook can make a great marketing tool.…Continue
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You hear about people who make a fortune through their internet business. But how on earth do you move from researching a great idea, to earning millions?
Bob Bly, author of “World’s Best Copywriting Secrets”, believes there are six stages of internet success:
Stage 1: The not yet started stage
You’re doing tons of research and maybe signing up to internet marketing courses, but…Continue
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If you are a woman in business, you need to incorporate online videos into your social media marketing strategy. By doing so, increases brand awareness and creates viewer action leading to more inquiries and sales. In fact, according to Online Video Marketing Statistics, adding video to small…Continue
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