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Visitors come and go from your website (your virtual store/office) without you being able to contact them again. What a waste! Web 2.0 Email Marketing and Autoresponders can change all of that if you use them correctly Read More
The benefits of employee engagement have been well established. In a small business, employee engagement has an even bigger impact. There simply isn’t enough margin for error when it comes to employee performance Read More
Are you one who doubts the business value of Twitter? As a small business advisor, I put Twitter to the test in several ways. This article explains the tests, the environment and the results. You may be surprised Read More

Why Having a Time Budget is Smart When Marketing Your Brand

Why Having a Time Budget is Smart When Marketing Your Brand - http://www.m4bmarketing.com Avatar Posted by m4bmarketing under Marketing
From http://www.m4bmarketing.com 4166 days ago
Made Hot by: Jed on April 27, 2010 5:10 pm
If you have money to spend on marketing you set a budget and then allocate the funds to those activities that result in revenue increases for your business. Or at least that is the goal. You put effo Read More
When it comes to sizzle, green is red hot. However, it doesn’t have to be the environmentalists versus the capitalists. A good capitalist subscribes to the same basic principles as a good environment Read More

I Really Do Not Want You as a Customer

I Really Do Not Want You as a Customer  - http://www.m4bmarketing.com Avatar Posted by m4bmarketing under Marketing
From http://www.m4bmarketing.com 4173 days ago
Made Hot by: roseanderson on April 26, 2010 4:32 am
A lot is written about building customer profiles of those who you want as customers. This of course is an essential part of small business marketing. But what about the other side – those customers that you do not want as customers. Two blog posts recently have been written about this dilemma and give great insights into this problem as they shared their experiences.
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We all love stories about great leadership. Perhaps this is the reason CBS’s new reality series, “Undercover Boss” became an instant hit. Ever since its premier aired immediately after this year’s Super Bowl it has managed to stay near the top of the ratings list, capturing the attention of over 38 million viewers. While the success of the show is obvious, what is surprising is that all but one c Read More
Owning a family business can be a great way to make a living for one’s parents, spouse, children, and other relatives. Hopefully, the business will grow and thrive enough to provide a good living for all these people now and in the future. However, in addition to all the usual challenges that accompany the start-up, operations, and growth of a business, family owned businesses have some unique ob Read More

Changes Come to Yelp :: Duct Tape Marketing

Changes Come to Yelp :: Duct Tape Marketing  - http://www.ducttapemarketing.com Avatar Posted by ducttape under Online Marketing
From http://www.ducttapemarketing.com 4178 days ago
Made Hot by: Jed on April 16, 2010 2:40 pm
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The online review site Yelp has come under fire of late for practices that have been described by some small business owners as heavy handed in an effort to use the ratings and reviews process as a tool to sell advertising. Yelp responded recently by formalizing a host of chang Read More
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