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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

Feeling Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Feeling Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable - http://web3.streamhoster.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Self-Development
From http://web3.streamhoster.com 4248 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 27, 2008 8:34 pm
An interesting interview with Barry Farber where he talks about how a key to success is learning to be comfortable being uncomfortable.

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9 Tips to generate online sales leads

9 Tips to generate online sales leads - http://www.wdfm.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Online Marketing
From http://www.wdfm.com 4249 days ago
Made Hot by: pomerol32 on March 27, 2008 2:30 am
These are some great tips by Larry Chase and Eileen Shulock on generating high quality online leads. There's a broad range of techniques covered here, so at least one of these tips should be a winner for any business. Read More

The Deviant Approach to Creativity

The Deviant Approach to Creativity - http://www.marketingprofs.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Marketing
From http://www.marketingprofs.com 4253 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 22, 2008 7:36 pm
Take a look around your office—what do you see? The traditional mix of memorabilia, photos from company golf tournaments? But you probably don't have a poster of the Sex Pistols above your desk. And Amantha Imber of Inventium says its deviant imagery, or something of similar shock value, might be just what you need for optimum brainstorming. Read More

Senate Boosts Small Business Budget

Senate Boosts Small Business Budget - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under News
From http://www.nytimes.com 4256 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 19, 2008 11:08 pm
Senate lawmakers have approved an extra $100 million in funding for federal lending and assistance programs for small businesses. The funds, which would boost the Bush Administration's proposed budget for the Small Business Administration for 2009, provide additional resources for the agency's lending and oversight efforts, along with business d Read More

Marketing's New 5 Ps: Turning What You Know Inside out

Marketing's New 5 Ps: Turning What You Know Inside out - http://www.marketingprofs.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Marketing
From http://www.marketingprofs.com 4256 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 19, 2008 4:58 pm
With apologies to Philip Kotler, whose four Ps—product, price, place, and promotion—have been integral to any successful product or service marketing effort of the past 50 years, today's successful marketing hinges on five new Ps. Whereas the Ps we studied in college are all from the provider's point of view, these new Ps focus with laser-like c Read More
Many people aren't purely mercenary in their business dealings. They care about fairness -- and they should because doing so can maximize their profits. When people are fair minded, they don't need to waste time on elaborate negotiations or enter into complicated contracts to coordinate their marketing channel and maximize profitability, accordi Read More

bizSugar feed added to Alltop

bizSugar feed added to Alltop - http://blog.bizsugar.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under News
From http://blog.bizsugar.com 4260 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 16, 2008 3:22 am
Guy Kawasaki's new website, Alltop, adds bizSugar to its small business news feeds. Read More

Defend Yourself: Bid On Your Brand Name in PPC

Defend Yourself: Bid On Your Brand Name in PPC - http://www.conversationmarketing.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Online Marketing
From http://www.conversationmarketing.com 4264 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 11, 2008 9:05 pm
If you're spending money on pay per click marketing, you must buy your brand name! Ignore those who say otherwise. Make damned sure you're bidding on the name, mispellings, and the like.
Even if you rank #1 for your own name. Do it anyway. Here's why: Read More
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