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comments 02.03.2008 Paul Shuteyev @ Email Marketing News, Marketing, Sales

Most stupid marketing trick on Ebay ever!

A guy selling nothing on eBay is promoting it as the dumbest eBay auction ever. Since the idea isn’t new (nothing has been sold on eBay before, as even he admits), it may just live up to the claim. The seller writes: Rather than put up some arbitrary item that’s worthless and intangible, I figured […]

comments 29.02.2008 Paul Shuteyev @ Marketing, Sales

9 Crazy Marketing Tricks

Here are 9 most powerful marketing advices ever. Many successful compaigns in whole world follow them with pleasure! Let’s start: 1. Stage a protest for “good customer service.” Imagine what would happen if you had picketers outside your place of business with picket signs that read something like, “We’re protesting good customer service at this […]

comments 20.02.2008 Dave Hughes @ Email Marketing, Marketing, Sales

Marketing, Branding, Public Relations and Advertising

Deborah Schultz has one of the best graphics I’ve ever seen up on her blog (courtesy of Brand Identity Guru), explaining the difference between marketing, branding, public relations and advertising far better than anything I’ve run across. This puts quite a few things into perspective: Notice several things…for example, marketing is represented as nothing more […]

comments 18.02.2008 Dave Hughes @ Marketing, Sales

Don’t Miss The Affiliate Marketing Bus

While not right for everyone, there’s one method of marketing on the internet that is overlooked by many…affiliate marketing. One of the more prolific ( and most successful) affiliate marketing systems available today is the one from Amazon.com. In your travels around the web, I’m sure you’ve seen something like the bar to the right […]

comments 15.02.2008 Dave Hughes @ Email Marketing, Email Newsletters, Sales

Don’t Forget To Ask For No Sale

The car salesman sits behind his desk, fresh from yet another meeting with the sales manager. As he slides the “four-square” worksheet across his desk toward you, you have no interest in what’s written there, and tell him…for the twelfth time this hour. “Okay, what would it take to get you to buy today? Right […]

comments 13.02.2008 Dave Hughes @ Email Marketing, Marketing, Sales

Keep Selling Them After They’re Sold

Your best potential customers are the ones you already have. Everyone knows that repeat business can be a big key to success, but there’s another aspect of your customers you need to keep in mind…the best marketing you can receive is a current customer recommending you to their friends, family and co-workers. I’m not talking […]

comments 07.02.2008 Dave Hughes @ Marketing, Sales

Online Marketing In The 17th Century

Obviously, there was no such thing as “online marketing” in the 17th century (probably due to incredibly low bandwidth), but you can still learn something from marketing methods in that time period…specifically the town crier. When someone takes their business online, and especially if they have an online-only business, the impulse is to promote it […]