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Whip the Recession into Submission

Whip the Recession into Submission - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Strategy
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 4229 days ago
Made Hot by: tiroberts on April 15, 2008 7:56 pm
Gas prices are rising, real estate is in a slump, and economic naysayers are having a field day. Do you allow yourself to get sucked into the negativity? Or are you focused on growing sales? Deborah Brown took a little trip around the Web to see what steps others are recommending to make your business thrive when the economy is struggling. Read More

Increase email capture by 319% with the right incentive

Increase email capture by 319% with the right incentive - http://www.marketingexperiments.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Online Marketing
From http://www.marketingexperiments.com 4229 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 16, 2008 12:15 pm
The right incentive can make a significant impact on response rates, whether it's used to build lists and generate leads or increase online sales. But how do you determine which incentive will overcome friction best and deliver maximum return? And which common errors should you avoid? Even if a site or page has been 100% optimized for severa Read More

Go ahead, dream small

Go ahead, dream small - http://www.ducttapemarketing.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Strategy
From http://www.ducttapemarketing.com 4233 days ago
Made Hot by: TimJustus on April 12, 2008 12:10 am
There's a time and place to go big, lord knows we get told how small we are often enough. But when it comes to marketing your small business I would trade big dreams and pages of killer ideas for one little strategy brilliantly and consistently executed. Small business owners get so caught up in the “web 3.0 idea of the day” that they never get Read More

Blog Marketing Tips #2: Increasing Traffic with Killer Slugs

Blog Marketing Tips #2: Increasing Traffic with Killer Slugs - http://www.marketingpilgrim.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Online Marketing
From http://www.marketingpilgrim.com 4234 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 11, 2008 2:21 pm
This is tip #2 in the series of “Blog Marketing Tips Even the ProBloggers Won't Share” series. See tip #1: How to Optimize Blog Post Titles. In this tip, Andy Beal share's with you a practice that he uses to optimize slugs before hitting the “publish” button. Read More

bizSugar voting button plugin available for WordPress

bizSugar voting button plugin available for WordPress - http://blog.bizsugar.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Products and Services
From http://blog.bizsugar.com 4237 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 7, 2008 10:20 pm
For those of you who use WordPress for your blog (and many of you do), I'm happy to announce that we now have a bizSugar social voting button plugin created especially for WordPress. Read More

Don't Just Survive... Prosper During Uncertain Economic Times

Don't Just Survive... Prosper During Uncertain Economic Times - http://www.kcsmallbiz.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Strategy
From http://www.kcsmallbiz.com 4237 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 7, 2008 9:16 pm
When economic waters are rough, small businesses shouldn't pull back but instead should take advantage of the void created by others who do. Experts advise taking the opportunity to increase sales and expand into new markets. Quotes from the article: "A good business owner will assess the situation and make a plan based on the opportunitie Read More
How many times have you visited one of the many “professional” blog advice sites, and left with little more advice than the ubiquitous (and unhelpful) “build great content?” Andy Beal has decided to share a few of his best tricks. Read More

Will You Be Sued Over Your Ad Copy Usage?

Will You Be Sued Over Your Ad Copy Usage? - http://searchengineland.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Legal
From http://searchengineland.com 4242 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 2, 2008 10:32 pm
From article: Storus Corp just successfully sued another advertiser for use of a trademarked term in the ad copy. This is the first time that I have seen a company sue another advertiser directly without relying on Google as the intermediary for filing trademark exceptions. As PPC advertisers, this affects us dramatically. There are ads run Read More

Ideals and Promises: Selling an Achievable Dream to Your Target Market

Ideals and Promises: Selling an Achievable Dream to Your Target Market - http://www.doshdosh.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Marketing
From http://www.doshdosh.com 4243 days ago
Made Hot by: marthyvp on April 1, 2008 6:40 pm
When we talk about marketing on the web, we're talking about selling a perceived benefit/value by communicating in a way which suits and modifies your target market's interests/needs. It's not about fulfilling the existing needs of customers out there but the reinforcing of those needs by selling them ideals. Your aim is to associate your brand Read More

Patriot Express Loan Initiative Succeeding

Patriot Express Loan Initiative Succeeding - http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Raising Capital
From http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com 4243 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 1, 2008 2:47 pm
Loans intended to help current members of the military, veterans, and their spouses are proving extremely popular. The Patriot Express Loan Initiative has distributed more than $100,000 million since it came into existence in June of last year. Read More
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