Marketing Goes Way Beyond Paid Advertising

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Back in the Mad Men days, marketing was just paid advertising. Pay big bucks for some high price advertising firm to get you recognized and you will achieve success. Today the landscape has dramatically changed and for the better if you are a small business.

The Anvil or Ladder Approach to Sales Training

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Third, an anvil is usually constructed from the same materials. Their physical shapes have changed over the years and are now constructed from a variety of materials. When sales training is examined, much of it is more anvil in construction than ladder. There was not any reference at all to marketing either inbound ( social media ) or outbound ( business to business networking , paid advertising, etc.).

Why Cost Efficient May Not Be Cost Effective Marketing

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The homestretch for crossing the 2012 business year finish line is here. Many crazy busy small business owners to entrepreneurs are now in full gallop mode looking for whatever can propel their firms across that finish line. Social Media Online Advertising Campaigns.

Marketing Goal Worksheet Works with Your Marketing Action Plans Part 2

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Of course before you have constructed these action plans you have invested the time to do your marketing research along with a competitive analysis of your business, haven’t you? Years ago, small businesses essentially had only one marketing action plan.

What to Do When Life Goes Up in Flames

Grant Cardone

It was a reality show where I went to real businesses and literally was tasked with turning them around. I can assure you that the rate at which you go through these following stages will determine how soon you can get your life or business back on track.

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14 Pro Tips for Running a Successful Business

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Anyone can start a business. Advertise in some way, shape, or form. Running a successful business, though, is an entirely different story. For example, in the United States roughly 9% of businesses both new and old close each year. Why Businesses Fail.