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Five Deadly Small Business Marketing Mistakes
Here are some marketing mistakes that take a heavy toll on smallbusinesses. They have been very harmful to businesses at any stage, but especially harmful for new businesses.


Marketing The Real You
I often wonder how the practice began of pretending to be someone else in order to market your business. You know what I'm talking about -- it's the marketing face, the selling voice, that you often put on in order to attend a networking event or make a sales call.
How To Create A Complete Referral Marketing System
These steps are taken from the Referral Flood Marketing Program. Referral Flood is an insider's shortcut to referral marketing and features over 4 hours of audio training, 54 real-world referral marketing systems, and a host of referral marketing tools, letters, postcards and forms.
Cook Up Something Special: How To Create A WOW Experience For Your Clients
My niece recently graduated from high school,and my family spent the entire morning, evening, and night celebrating this wonderful once in a lifetime event with her.Our final celebration was dinner at a restaurant chosen by my niece.
The YOU Factor
I don't mean you, I mean the YOU that is your client.Let's examine memorable tag lines in advertising.
Do You Make These 5 Common Marketing Mistakes?
The famous P.T Barnum once said, "Without promotion, something terrible happens, NOTHING!" And marketing (or promotion) is all about combating that dreaded 'nothingness'.
No One Gives A Damn About Your Business. Unless You Give em A Reason To
The good news is that there are thousands of people looking for what you offer. The bad news is that those people are extremely tough to attract not to mention that your very livelihood depends on it.
For Ongoing Success, Make Marketing a Habit
Make Marketing a Must, Not a MaybeWhen business is booming, it's easy to put marketing on the back burner. Why focus attention on getting new customers when you already have all you can handle? The reason is simple: when things slow down, you want to have new clients in the pipeline.
Your Marketing - From The Couch To The Cash Register
When you put time or money into any marketing plan, your only objective is to MAKE A SALE. Are you sure your marketing is going to get your customer from their couch to your cash register?When somebody hears your message or sees your logo from some medium you have created, what does the path from that first 'touch' to your cash register look like?We call this path the yellow brick road.
Translation and Your International E-Commerce Strategy
Most businesses realize that they are simply a click away from any corner of the globe. Well, actually two if you include the Yahoo! search a potential customer does to access your shopping cart.
Service Marketers; How's Your Packaging?
When a shopper picks up a product in a store, what's the first thing they notice? The packaging, right? The same holds true for someone buying a service.Yet instead of a folded carton with colorful graphics, you are the packaging for your service business.
Communication Breakdown - Dont Let It Happen To You
Do you have Communication breakdown?How are you communicating with your contacts?We need:Contacts we can send emails to regarding our businessopportunities.Contacts we can build up a good working relationship with,similar interests as far as business opportunities go.
Easy Marketing Methods with Letters, Post Cards, Referrals and Testimonials
Easy Direct Marketing Methods for Insurance AgenciesThis Month: Strategies for Letters, Post Cards, Newsletters, Testimonials, Referrals.Selling insurance is tough: too many agents selling too few clients, and ouch - trying to show value when all you are selling is a piece of paper that no one really thinks he needs? until it's too late.
Large One?
Here's a proven, and truly easy way to start increasing your sales, immediately.All you need to do is add these 2 words to your selling system, and you're good to go.
Communicating Our Attitude
The goal of successful marketing is to create long lasting relationships with your prospects by marketing your business with passion. When you're not excited about what you're doing, no one else will be either.
Small Business Pricing: Setting A Price For Your Product / Service
The importance of pricing can not be underestimated as incorrect pricing can often result in the failure of a business. New businesses often make the mistake of either charging too little or too much for their product or service.
8 Proven Ways to Get Referrals
Do you find it hard to ask for referrals? I know I do! Your heart starts racing, you stumble for words, and sometimes you break out in a sweat just thinking of asking for a referral. But the secret to getting referrals without having to ask is to develop a system that does the asking for you.
Nice Guys Finish First
Volunteering your services can be an excellent way to form new business relationships and raise your business's profile while lending a hand to a good cause. However, unless you take care, it can also become all-consuming, with little return (besides creating good karma).
Is Your Marketing Working...
That is the question, you should be asking yourself. Many feel that it is I'm sure.
Mortgage Broker Marketing - Sell Problems, Not Solutions
Are your marketing messages to Realtors® guilty of these promises?- To render great customer service?- To close loans on time?- To offer the best competitive rates?- To help them make more money?- To deliver referrals or free leads?- To co-market services?- To qualify all buyers through a diversity of programs?Guess what?Realtors® have heard this before. So much so, that they've become immune to listening.