There are so many marketing ideas available to small business owners, it’s sometimes hard to know where to turn. Since one of your stops today is right here, you’ll find a bounty of good information. And today it’s the best of the best since I’m the Carnival of Marketing host this week. Read on and pay close attention.
- It’s important to remember that marketing is about making promises to your target market. It’s found in that fifteen second soundbite you so carefully memorized. Douglas Davidoff challenges you to share your promise if you dare.
- And once you have your prospects in your sights, Jessica at the Newsletter Blog insists you simply must create a dialog if you want to keep them loyal. Read her five step process.
- Read any wimpy headlines lately? Karl from Get Going says you absolutely must shout the right message if you’re going to people’s attention. Take a look at Hey Read Me!
- How often does the question, “How long should my salesletter be” get asked? It’s a common one, that’s for sure. Get the straight skinny on the answer to this one from Charlie Cook over at Marketing for Success.
- We don’t often think of the decision making process when focused on getting out our marketing messages. But Tim from Decisive Flow does. The most critical? Understanding the decisions that grow your business.
- You may have jumped on the affiliate marketing bandwagon only to find out it takes a bunch of work to be successful. Nancy Redford of Practical Marketing Tips gives you a seven step process to get laser targeted traffic for your affiliate programs.
- When is it OK to bash the competition during your marketing activities? Never says Lori Richardson, the Sales Coach. As a matter of fact, bashing the competition is one of the worst things you can do.
Carnival of Marketing Notes:
Are you interested Hosting the Carnival of Marketing? Email Noah, the originator at noah [at] okdork.com with your website and which date you want to host the carnival. Want to submit a post? Marketing articles can be entered on the Blog Carnival submission form.