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Google has an interesting post up on its Retail Advertising Blog. The post gives tactics for marketing to four different groups of people in the current state of the economy. One of those groups is what Google's Yael Davidowitz-neu calls the "slam-on-the-brakes segment." Read More

Starting a business during an economic downturn

Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under News
From http://www.youtube.com 4805 days ago
Made Hot by: zanedillon on June 22, 2009 10:08 am
Think starting a business during an economic downturn is a bad idea? Maybe not, according to this story from The Economist. Though it focuses largely on IHOP's initial startup during tough economic times, there is also an interview with an expert and a survey of successful businesses that started during lean years. Read More

How to Get More Referrals Using Offers

How to Get More Referrals Using Offers - http://www.ianbrodie.com Avatar Posted by ianbrodie under Sales
From http://www.ianbrodie.com 4805 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 21, 2009 12:22 pm
One of the biggest challenges I find clients have when trying to get more referrals is that their referrers (the people they've asked to introduce them to someone) struggle to make the introduction sound attractive to the potential client. By developing offers which your referrers can make to their clients, you change the relationship from doin Read More

Promoting Your Brand Through Clever Techniques

Promoting Your Brand Through Clever Techniques - http://www.promotenews.com Avatar Posted by morecowbell under Marketing
From http://www.promotenews.com 4805 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 22, 2009 4:32 pm
It's not breaking news that the citizens of the Internet love some humor. But the things that end up being the most humorous aren't necessarily tied to any one product or brand. So can you intentionally use humor to drive awareness and create affinity? A note on "viral" content -- Let's get something straight: viral is a result of othe Read More
As a manager, your prime responsibility is to get things done through people. Therefore, communication is your most vital management tool to be an effective leader. Read More

The Optimistic Marketer's Guide to Recession Success

The Optimistic Marketer's Guide to Recession Success - http://bigthink.com Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Marketing
From http://bigthink.com 4805 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 22, 2009 4:32 pm
Recessions are the best time to take chances, make that leap, and truly reinvent your business. When times are good it is all too easy to keep doing what “works”. But when times get tight that's when businesses can dig deep to find long-lasting success. Read More

“Twitter Hype Punctured By Study” - Tweet All About It

“Twitter Hype Punctured By Study” - Tweet All About It - http://www.btbtraining.com Avatar Posted by nialldevitt under Sales
From http://www.btbtraining.com 4807 days ago
Made Hot by: Peri on June 20, 2009 9:41 pm
Micro-blogging service Twitter remains the preserve of a few, despite the hype surrounding it, according to research. Just 10% of Twitter users generate more than 90% of the content, a Harvard study of 300,000 users found. Estimates suggest it now has more than 10 million users and is growing faster than any other social network. However, Read More

The Firefox Small Business Add-on Collection

The Firefox Small Business Add-on Collection - http://www.ducttapemarketing.com Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Resources
From http://www.ducttapemarketing.com 4812 days ago
Made Hot by: VijayGES on June 13, 2009 12:35 pm
Today I would like to introduce the Ultimate Small Business Collection. This is a hand picked group of 12 add-ons that I personally use to enhance the Firefox browser for my small business activity. You can download and install the entire collection with one button and find ways to better bookmark, participate socially, automate repetitive tasks a Read More

90% of SMB Owners Quit Paid Ads Within 6 Months

90% of SMB Owners Quit Paid Ads Within 6 Months - http://smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Advertising
From http://smallbiztrends.com 4813 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 13, 2009 2:32 pm
Well, this is sad. A new study from Borrell Associates found that 90 percent of small business owners quit their local paid search campaigns within 6 months of starting, saying they are unhappy with the results and can no longer justify the costs. Ouch. What's going on? I think there are a couple of reasons for the sour stats. Read More

Bing Throws Web Analytics for a Loop

Bing Throws Web Analytics for a Loop - http://www.marketingvox.com Avatar Posted by GPorter under Online Marketing
From http://www.marketingvox.com 4813 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 13, 2009 2:29 pm
The advent of a new kind of search engine - aka Microsoft's Bing - is affecting the way information is delivered and may ultimately force marketers to change the way they measure results. Bing pulls content from indexed websites and displays the navigation path and variations on the search query off to the side. Clicking on the new keyword help Read More
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