801.||How To Be An "Instant" Expert! (Hint: Stop Waiting ForThe Expert Fairy Because She Ain't Comin by Craig Garber|
When my kids were little, whenever they lost a tooth, they'd
put the tooth under their pillow, knowing full well the
tooth fairy would pay them a visit overnight, taking their
tooth, and leaving some money in its place.
Interestingly enough, I find many clients ...
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802.||What You Can Learn About Selling, From Kate Moss... by Craig Garber|
Like my wife, super model Kate Moss was born in England.
Unlike my wife, Kate Moss has a little "nose candy" problem.
Personally, I don't think it's anyone's business who's doing
what -- to ...
[Added: 08 Oct 2005 Hits: 282 Words: 645]
803.||The 4 Can't Miss Keys To Copyright by Sophfronia Scott|
Copyright is the writer's security blanket. It just makes you feel better to know your words are protected. I once knew a writer who was so scared his work would be stolen, he never sent it ...
[Added: 08 Oct 2005 Hits: 242 Words: 514]
804.||Article Marketing - Why You Should Jump on the Bandwagon Today by Brian McGregor|
Have you noticed that writing and publishing articles has come full circle? During the nineties, many of the internet marketing experts recommended that writing articles was a good way to get traffic to your website.
It worked. ...
[Added: 07 Oct 2005 Hits: 268 Words: 526]
805.||How To Use Database Marketing To Skyrocket Your Online Profits by Eugenijus|
Database Marketing is the gathering and storing of specific information
about your prospects or customers. This information is usually stored in
a database program on your computer. You would then use the information
to market and advertise to ...
[Added: 07 Oct 2005 Hits: 284 Words: 535]
806.||The Top Ten Steps to Springboarding Your eBusiness -- Part 2. by Kamau Austin|
Search engines, eBay, ezines, affiliate marketing, viral marketing, blogs, and now RSS feeds are heavily promoted by net gurus. However, how do you get a handle on where to begin in your ecommerce marketing?
In Part 1 of this article I suggested avoiding information overload in your initial efforts ...
[Added: 07 Oct 2005 Hits: 318 Words: 911]
807.||Brand Your Business by Joe Niewierski|
You may have heard something about 'branding' in regards to marketing, but perhaps you've wondered what that means exactly.
Sometimes it is better to explain something in relation to something else. That's what I am going to do – so first ...
[Added: 07 Oct 2005 Hits: 235 Words: 1285]
808.||Content, Content, Content by Larry Westfall|
In this day and age of online marketing, content has been heralded as king, and for good reasons. People flock to sites not because of the flashy graphics nor the astounding features nor the witty domain name of the said pages, but because of the information ...
[Added: 06 Oct 2005 Hits: 334 Words: 759]
809.||Using Your e-Products To Create Joint Ventures. by Anthony Jewell|
If you are into online business then you must know about e-products. If not let me explain very quickly what they are. E-products are products that you create yourself that come from your mind through information or experiences you have gained. They cost you nothing($0.00) to create and the ...
[Added: 06 Oct 2005 Hits: 303 Words: 1161]
810.||Making Money With Niche Sites by Sandra Stammberger|
If you want to make money with your niche site, draw visitors to your site by niche marketing. There are many things to know to earn profit from niche marketing. These things dictate exactly how ...
[Added: 06 Oct 2005 Hits: 312 Words: 425]
811.||Direct Mail Insights - Getting the Envelope Opened by Chris Bloor|
If the truth were told, literally millions of dollars a years is being thrown down the drain on direct mail campaigns that fall flat on their face, all because the envelope containing the offer never ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2005 Hits: 267 Words: 457]
812.||How To Market Your Ebay Business. by Kirsten Hawkins|
So you want to market your eBay business? Well, you probably won't have too much luck with traditional marketing methods – they're just not targeted enough. The best way to do things is to pay for targeted advertising, which comes up when people search for keywords you ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2005 Hits: 223 Words: 514]
813.||Exploit Your Brand To The Fullest by Marcia Yudkin|
A brand goes beyond a company name and tagline. It is a complete personality or set of values, sometimes even a story line, along with repeated visual, auditory and behavioral elements. When you decide to invest in creating a brand, ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2005 Hits: 324 Words: 831]
814.||Your Own Articles are More Then Content! by Anthony Jewell|
If you are someone like me that writes articles on a daily basis and includes them on your website for your visitors to read then you might be missing out on something big. Articles are not only a ...
[Added: 04 Oct 2005 Hits: 332 Words: 485]
815.||Vinyl Banner Design Tips by Rick Hendershot|
Vinyl banner design is about as easy as it gets for the non-professional graphic designer. Generally speaking, a vinyl banner is easy to design, and anybody with a little bit of graphic design experience can do it.
Even if you have no ...
[Added: 04 Oct 2005 Hits: 358 Words: 359]
816.||The World of a Thousand Businesses! The Secret to Being Seen on the Top of The Mountain. by Anthony Jewell|
The market online for any business is usually so over-saturated with companies that the selection process for a future possible client is a very tough one. Just think if you were to go online and search at google for "web hosting". You will ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2005 Hits: 280 Words: 429]
817.||How to Become an Auction Genius: A Radio Interview with "The Queen of eBay" by George McKenzie|
I saw another one on a local TV newscast a few days ago...
you know...one of those stories about a stay-at-home mom who
had turned eBay into a stay-at-home job.
I like stories like that, and I especially admire people ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2005 Hits: 308 Words: 488]
818.||What Is Marketing? by Richard D S Hill|
To too many people marketing equates to one of two things:
- Selling: with all that entails such as the dreaded double-glazing or financial salesman.
- Advertising: with all that entails such as the slick young creative and smarmy account person.
Of course marketing also encompasses these ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2005 Hits: 262 Words: 414]
819.||Just An Expensive Electronic Brochure Or A Profitable Site? by Richard D S Hill|
Most websites are just expensive electronic brochures that do very little or nothing for the business concerned.
It is strange how business sense seems to go out of the window when it comes to the internet and the world wide web.
The internet and internet ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2005 Hits: 394 Words: 857]
820.||Is Sponsorship Right for My Company? by Susan Friedmann|
Trade shows are a bonaza of sponsorship opportunities. Talk with any show organizer, and they'll be more than happy to explain how you can make sure your company's name and logo are plastered all over the arena, on ...
[Added: 01 Oct 2005 Hits: 303 Words: 849]
821.||Get A Grip On Your Internet Goals To Bring In Sales, Not Woes. by John Krycek|
As far as search engine marketing tactics go, your goals must be defined and long term oriented to attract targeted, high-lead-yielding web users with the greatest potential of conversion to customers. SEO, or search engine optimization is NOT a one-time shot. Winning the ...
[Added: 01 Oct 2005 Hits: 254 Words: 848]
822.||Marketing - The Never Ending Story by Nancy Fraser|
When we hear from business people who ask about changes to their website, usually the conversation goes like this. "Can you take a look at my website? I want to increase the traffic. I don't seem to be getting many people to the site and don't ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2005 Hits: 316 Words: 810]
823.||How To Profit By Giving Away Your Products! by Dr. Mani Sivasubramanian|
An Insider Guide To The Strategy, Tactics & Psychology Of Giving Gifts
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824.||10 Reasons To Form A Strategic Business Alliance by Eugenijus|
A strategic alliance is when two or more businesses
join together for a set period of time. The businesses,
usually, are not in direct competition, but have similar
products or services that are directed toward the
same target audience. Below are ten ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2005 Hits: 363 Words: 362]
825.||3 Reasons Why You Better Know Your Customers...Or Else by Michele Pariza Wacek|
Which statement sums up how you define your customers?
1) I have a very specific customer in mind -- very specific and very narrow. I only want to sell to this specific customer, I'm not interested in attracting anyone else.
2) If they have a pulse, ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2005 Hits: 271 Words: 784]
826.||How to grow your website with search engine traffic! by Matt Bacak|
A well-designed website is the best method I can think of to generate a steady flow of new ezine subscribers. And new subscribers who join your ezine's list through your website tend to be of higher quality than those who find you through other means (ezine directories, ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2005 Hits: 261 Words: 393]
827.||12 Point Checklist for Buying Your Business Christmas Cards by Debby Sibert|
1. Determine how many Christmas cards you will need. Will
they all need to be the same Christmas card with the same
personalization or will some need to be different? Will you be
buying just for ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2005 Hits: 419 Words: 705]
828.||Top Five Most Used Pop-Up Displays For Trade Show Exhibiting by Chad Leiffert|
When it comes to portable trade show displays the most common type on the market today is the pop-up, expandable-frame style; surprisingly it has been around for over 15 years. The first models had a flexible fiberglass frame with ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2005 Hits: 281 Words: 848]
829.||To All Internet Marketers - How To Get My Business by Cody Moya|
More and more people are realizing that the Internet offers great potential to set up a healthy business for pennies on the dollar. This is good news for internet marketers - but it also means that they ...
[Added: 29 Sep 2005 Hits: 283 Words: 1016]
830.||Guerrilla Marketing: A Cheaper Alternative by Mark Dodd|
So you've spent an enormous amount on advertising in the media and got very little response -- or maybe you were scared enough by the prices that you never put the ads there to begin with. You're annoyed at how expensive it is to get even the simplest ...
[Added: 29 Sep 2005 Hits: 364 Words: 710]
831.||Stop Chasing Away Customers! Bad Copy Is Your Worst Enemy by Meredith Pond|
Every day, more and more of us begin new online business ventures, hoping to make a better living or just a little extra on the side. And every day, more and more of us fail.
This may seem like a negative attitude, ...
[Added: 29 Sep 2005 Hits: 244 Words: 448]
832.||The Many Benefits of an Online Dating Service by Jay Moncliff|
Using an online dating service to find dates was once frowned upon and even considered scary. However, times have changed and so have the amount of people who not only approve of using an online dating service but the amount of people actually using an online dating service! Amazingly, ...
[Added: 28 Sep 2005 Hits: 270 Words: 373]
833.||Selling Yourself Online. How to be Effective! by Anthony Jewell|
With so many products and solutions out there that you can sell online, finding what works for you can be a tough process. Once you do know what you want to sell you have to then figure out how you want to sell it. The same rules that apply for ...
[Added: 27 Sep 2005 Hits: 289 Words: 437]
834.||How To Supercharge Your Website by Jason A. Martin|
I am often asked "Jason, I get people to my website, but nothing happens. What am I doing wrong?" Is this you? Did you build a website only to have people come and leave? If so, you can still save your website. By following ...
[Added: 27 Sep 2005 Hits: 280 Words: 818]
835.||Market Your Storefront with a Website by Mary Rita Earle|
Many people think that the Internet offers a tremendous marketplace, while others will question the extra effort and money to purchase and design a website. Some of the
money-making values of having a website are summarized ...
[Added: 27 Sep 2005 Hits: 263 Words: 703]
836.||Branding; You Are The Brand by Daniel Sitter|
What's in a brand name? Everything! Think of these brands: Coke, Barbie, Hershey, McDonalds, Madonna, Pepsi, Bono, Microsoft, Kleenex, Xerox, Steven Spielberg, Dell and GM. Did you notice that brands can be things, replicas of people and actual people? Brands ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 279 Words: 757]
837.||Success Starts With Articles by Jason Martin|
No one can logically argue against the fact that content is king. Web sites that are nothing more than glorified link farms or ad spiels must work harder and invest more money to gain visitors—almost none of them return. To keep users returning, there ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 289 Words: 658]
838.||How to Write an Ad That Adds to Your Bottom Line by Gary Watson|
Whether your company is business-to-business or business-to-consumer, selling almost anything in today's economic climate is a challenging task. If your sales effort feels like you're pushing boulders up steep hills, it's time to take a close look at your media advertising, especially the ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 276 Words: 604]
839.||Print ads: Relics or Revenue Generators? by Gary Watson|
Remember print ads? Those dusty, musty, fusty old relics of the century past? Well, they're still with us, and if your company isn't running them in newspapers and magazines, they probably should. Despite the ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 275 Words: 399]
840.||New Website Marketing Made Easy by Jason Martin|
Often new website owners ask me how to get traffic to their new creation. Some have been known to stare at their computer in an attempt to will visitors to the site. The truth is, the Internet is evolving every second of ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 287 Words: 931]
841.||Yellow Page Advertising For Lawyers - Where Have All The Calls Gone? by Philip L Franckel, Esq.|
I get calls every week from lawyers saying they're not getting calls anymore from yellow page advertising. Having done quite well in the past, they're afraid to discontinue the advertising. They want to know what's going on and what to do.
Apparently, lawyers ...
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842.||CCM Music Recording Company Case Study Part 3 - Value Chain and Strategic Cost Analysis by Anastasia Kurdina|
Value chain analysis
The value chain analysis consists of the following components arranged in sequence: artists and repertoire development, recording, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and finally retail. Such chains as manufacture, recording and retail are very ...
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843.||CCM Music Recording Company Case Study Part 2 - Evaluation of Resources and Capabilities by Anastasia Kurdina|
Evaluation of Resources & Capabilities
The STEP analysis of the Colorado Creative Music aims at analyzing macro-environmental factors of the music business the company is engaged into. These factors fall into political, economical, social and ...
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844.||CCM Music Recording Company Case Study Part 1 - Company Overview by Anastasia Kurdina|
History, development and growth of CCM over time
CCM, Colorado Creative Music, is music recording studio, founded in 1995 by Darren Curtis Skanson, primarily established as vanity label for producing, promoting and selling his own records, and consequently developed into microlabel with 4 product lines and ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 278 Words: 1086]
845.||Reaching Local Customers With Online Sales by Rick Hendershot|
**Can you sell your product online?**
If you are already in business and you are thinking of promoting your products or services online, one of the first questions you have to ask yourself is "Do I have a ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 307 Words: 743]
846.||Boost Your Charitable Giving Responses with Travel Incentives by Sheryl Strasser|
There have been so many disasters in the last few years that
many donors are scaling back on their charitable giving. If you
depend upon donations to operate your non-profit organization,
that fact can spell financial disaster for you. But there are some
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847.||Marketing A Virtual Assistant Business: Tips You Can Start Using Today by India Jordan|
Marketing a Virtual Assistant Business is crucial to your success whether it's through networking, word of mouth, or other methods. There are several ways to market your Virtual Assistant Business, but we are going to discuss some of the common methods.
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 295 Words: 741]
848.||Build your business with Travel Incentives by Sheryl Strasser|
Everyone knows that nothing closes a sale better than a free
bonus. The problem is, selecting the right bonuses can be
time consuming and expensive, plus the extra shipping costs
can eat away at profit margins. That's why travel incentives
are the ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 396 Words: 556]
849.||Do's And Don'ts Of Emailing Press Releases From A Media Veteran by Kevin Nunley|
I'm a big believer in EMAILING press releases. Not only is email dirt cheap, email can often get you in front of editors a lot faster than regular mail or fax.
Here's why. Media outlets like radio stations, TV stations, and newspapers get a TON ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 300 Words: 691]
850.||How To Rake In the Sales From Your Loyal Opt-In Subscribers for Free by Matt Callen|
If you're anything like me, you've probably heard it a thousand times
before, stored it in the back of your memory bank, and haven't had the
desire to go back there to get it. Well, now's the ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 175 Words: 1977]