For some business owners, particularly those who may be new to video, there’s a certain formality they may ascribe to the medium, even though YouTube is famous as an informal media — as well as everything else. That’s not to suggest that informality is, or is not, the best way to present your brand … Read the rest
Lead generation, as part of the marketing and sales process, boils down to connecting buyers with sellers. The overall process can be very short, such as when a consumer lands on a web page and determines that they will make a purchase right then and there. (For example, buying a book or a DVD).… Read the rest
The concept of giving away something valuable for free, to gain business attention, has been ongoing grist for argument, within i
These days, Black Hat SEO can have the effect of pushing your content into a black hole of the internet, effectively making it non-existent.
“Black Hat” search engine optimization (SEO) is a term used to refer to techniques, or companies, that use tactics to deceive search engines in order to push search rankings … Read the rest
Or, How a Small Team Built at Business from 0 to Over $100 Million in 3 Years
OK, so you believe you’ve got a good idea for a product or service. But will it sell? And if so, can you sell it at a profit?
Would it be helpful to know the answers before you … Read the rest
What is Direct Response Testing? (3 minute video)
Advertising performance testing is the ongoing comparison and refinement of marketing elements and campaigns to maximize the impact of copywriting, sales offers and marketing messages to optimize the return on investment of advertising dollars.
Inadequate market testing will not only generate inferior results for your advertising … Read the rest
A landing page is a special type of website sales page. It may be a page that directly sells a product or service. Alternatively, it could be a web page that sells visitors on the benefits of entering their name and email address in exchange for a free download; or to get more information about … Read the rest
Keywords are the language that computers use to understand what you and I are searching for. Keyword phrases are the currency of the Internet. This is a rudimentary video about the foundation of i
Mint CEO, Aaron Patzer, gave a presentation on building startups from the ground up.
He started Mint with an idea about handling personal finances more efficiently. He turned the idea into a company and built it from the ground up and sold it for $170 million in less than three years.
This video is … Read the rest
This week I had the occasion to speak with two friends about Internet marketing and social media. In each case, these ladies were somewhat daunted by all the various opportunities available for communication, connections and/or promotion and were seeking advice on what to do.
My feedback was simple: Eat more chocolate and spend less time … Read the rest