Direct Mail

No Follow-Up

You just made some sales, whether it was from the platform, on a teleseminar, after sending an email or your online newsletter, or from a direct mail piece.  It doesn’t matter how you made the sales, you’re feeling pretty good about it.  Most marketers think this is the end of the road, that their work…

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Are You Missing These Hidden Streams of Income In Your Done-For-You Services?

If you do any kin d of done-for-you services, maybe you provide a newsletter for your clients, or write blog posts, or articles, any kind of marketing via social media, event planning, direct mail, or anything where you provide the service for your clients, you should look to see if there are ways you can…

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~The Basics of Branding~ Key Concepts You Must Know

Many marketers and business owners understand Branding from the standpoint of other people’s businesses.  From a surface point of view if you will.  Say, McDonalds – Burger King – Coca Cola and Pepsi.  For the business owner and marketer it can sometimes be very difficult to Brand your business and make yourself stand out amongst…

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Are Your Marketing Messages Unclear . . . Are You Sending Messages About Cats To Dog Lovers?

I received a gardening magazine and a chef magazine in the mail the other day.  I have no idea why.  I grew up on a farm so I pulled weeds and did yard work more than the average person.  Now don’t get me wrong, I love a beautiful yard, flowers, and all that – as…

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Are You Working Hard or Working Right

Having grown up on a 75 acre farm, nobody ever talked about working right.  Everybody talked about working hard. As you can imagine, we worked hard on the farm. We got up early, and with 75 acres there are a lot of things that have to be done – most if it having to do…

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Why All Serious Business Owners Invest In Mentors & Coaches

What do a checkbook and a mentor have in common? When you invest in yourself, you’re investing in your ultimate success.  All successful people invest in mentors and coaches to help them along the way. Whether you can write out the check for the full amount, you pay by the month, or even a few…

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Are You Making These Marketing Mistakes?

Most of what you see in everyday advertising is what is referred to as image advertising. In other words, all the advertising does is bring brand or store name recognition. The problem with this type of advertising or marketing is that it can’t be measured, so you never know if your marketing dollars are working or not.


How To Create A Great Squeeze Page That Sucks In Leads Like Crazy

When you create a squeeze page, you need to make sure that you have a clear offer for the visitors/prospects who are going to be landing on your site. The sole purpose of the squeeze page is to capture leads and nothing else. That means if you want to maximize the number of prospects that actually give you their name and email address, don’t include other distractions.


Are You Spinning Plates or Breaking Them?

Are you like the guy spinning the plates? Most of us try to juggle too many projects at one time, and end up not completing any of them, or if we do complete them they aren’t very successful. What does all of this have to do with marketing and the mistakes you might be making in your marketing and how can you balance your business for success?


Why Every Successful Business Owner, Entrepreneur, and Online Marketer Are Using Direct Mail As Part of Every Marketing Campaign

Direct mail is still the best way to market to your prospects and clients. A lot of marketers and business owners don’t understand the importance of direct mail in their business. A predominant attitude is why should I spend money on mail when I can send my marketing messages out by email – which is free.