Does Google's Pagerank mean nothing?

Does Google's Pagerank mean nothing? - http://www.highrankings.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Online Marketing
From http://www.highrankings.com 4772 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 4:35 pm
Fretting over why you can't move your website's Google Pagerank beyond 3? Maybe it just fell from 5 to 0. The following forum discussion explains why you may be worrying for no good reason. Read More

Raising Capital in an Economic Slowdown

Raising Capital in an Economic Slowdown - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Raising Capital
From http://www.businessweek.com 4773 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 6:17 am
Raising capital is difficult under normal conditions, and a tight credit market and fears of an economic slowdown have made the challenge harder. Unproven early-stage companies could face a tough time finding funds from informal investors who are less willing to take risks in an unsteady economy. Firms looking for equity investments should expect Read More

Eight Steps to More Effective Welcome E-mails

Eight Steps to More Effective Welcome E-mails - http://www.targetmarketingmag.com Avatar Posted by blueenergy under Online Marketing
From http://www.targetmarketingmag.com 4775 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 5:18 am
Brand and subject lines are key factors in getting your e-mails opened, but so is your recipients' prior experiences with your e-mail efforts. 51.2% of survey respondents indicated prior value influences their decisions to open e-mail. What's more, prior value was the only factor to exhibit year-over-year growth. What this means is the value clock Read More

Google allows marketers to bid demographically

Google allows marketers to bid demographically - http://www.bizreport.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Online Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 4779 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 12:30 am
A new targeting option is available to marketers using Google's Adwords marketing - geographical targeting. The upgrade in the system allows businesses to advertise to consumers based on age or gender. Read More

How to Eliminate “Salesman Voice”.

How to Eliminate “Salesman Voice”. - http://blogs.bnet.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Sales
From http://blogs.bnet.com 4773 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 12:26 am
Here's a quick tip that can really increase your ability to move a sale forward, especially if you're new to selling. Many jobs have a characteristic “voice” — a way of speaking (tonality, rhythm, vocabulary, tempo) that identifies the speaker as a member of that profession. One of the easiest ways to spot a newbie salesperson is that they've got Read More

Test: mornings may be best for email marketing

Test: mornings may be best for email marketing - http://www.bizreport.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Online Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 4775 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 6, 2008 10:34 pm
Recently marketers tested the timing of email messages and found some interesting results. They found that emails sent in the morning performed nearly 10% better than emails sent in the afternoons. Read More

Can you be sued for what your customers say about the competition?

Can you be sued for what your customers say about the competition? - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by blueenergy under Advertising
From http://www.nytimes.com 4775 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 6, 2008 1:22 am
Quiznos invited the public to submit homemade commercials in a contest intended to attack a top rival, Subway. The contest rules made it clear that the videos should depict Quiznos sandwiches as “superior” to Subway's. Subway promptly sued Quiznos and iFilm, saying that many of the homemade videos made false claims and depicted its brand in a dero Read More

Peer-to-peer lending gaining steam

Peer-to-peer lending gaining steam - http://www.newsobserver.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Raising Capital
From http://www.newsobserver.com 4775 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 6, 2008 1:21 am
Make way for peer-to-peer lending - where anyone with Web access can be a banker and small business owners are finding a new way to raise cash. The industry is still in its infancy, but has been catching fire as major players enter the market. The UK's Zopa - considered the grand-daddy of the niche - launched its U.S. operations in December, Cali Read More

Recession-Proof Your Business

Recession-Proof Your Business - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by LeeAdams under Strategy
From http://www.businessweek.com 4779 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 5, 2008 7:03 am
What's a small business owner to do if the current economic climate extends through 2008? Business consultants are busy weighing in on this question, so we rounded up some of their advice. Read More
Useful tips and strategies for winning in negotiation. Key steps to help improve your preparation for negotiation. Read More
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