Thursday, 16 June 2016

10 Top Productivity Tips

The phone's constantly ringing. Notifying him. People interrupting him in his office. He's got a hectic schedule to get through. People to see and things to do.

But he's got work to get through. Tasks that bring in revenue. And yet, all he seems to be doing is beating flames.

Sound familiar?

How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work

Many business people suffer this kind of wasted time every day. The more important you are the more people need your attention. Or at least they believe they do.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

How Small Businesses Squander Marketing Money

Remember when you first had that business idea. It all seemed so simple. You knew what you needed. And imagined the outcome.

You felt it was achievable.

Then, at some point, you questioned how you would let people know about the business and get them to come to you.

We've all been there. We obviously turn to people we know to help us spread the word. But that only goes so far. So we figure we have to promote the business...

8 Common Ways Small Businesses Waste Money Marketing

There are a few forms of media that frequently pop up. Although, these media types are often the wrong ones or used incorrectly.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Sales Closing Techniques to Increase Revenue

I've met a lot of business people and entrepreneurs. And I have to tell you...

...Most stink at selling.

However, that's not a bad mark against them because selling is not often the thing that drives us. While selling is a top ability to master, it is not the be all and end all. We have other attributes.

3 Sales Closing Techniques, and Why They Work

A natural salesperson is not who we have to be. The truth is, this skill can be learnt. Often, during the process of building a business career sales patterns are forged through practice.

Monday, 13 June 2016

Future of Email Marketing In 2016

Ladies, 'Show a little leg - just don't forget to shave them'.

An email targeting a shoe store's female customers caused up-raw from one recipient. Got multimedia attention. And became a talking point.

Everyone had an opinion, from outrage to accusing the complaining recipient as uptight...

...all from one seasonal email.

A cheeky email. It may not have produced huge leaps in revenue on its own. It may not know with all the exposure. However, more people are aware of the brand and their summer collection. So who knows.

top 10 epic email marketing predictions for 2016

The point is... email marketing is big. It brings in loyal customers, for little money. And it generates the cash. That's why businesses invest in capturing customer information and keep in contact with them.

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Extensive Modern Content Marketing Strategy

Yesterday we looked at the single most thorough content marketing technique. It will guide you to create top quality content. Content to hit your SEO targets. Content to bring in a flood of traffic...

...However, many business owners know content marketing is a powerful element of marketing. They can see how content marketing works to attract business, but they are not yet involved and set-up.

Content Marketing Strategy: A Comprehensive Guide for Modern Marketers

They haven't got a working strategy. They do not know all the elements involved. And they do not know the jobs that need doing to deploy an effective content marketing strategy.