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Have you ever spent a small fortune on advertising that generated disappointment rather than sales? Many small business owners have been down the road of flat advertising results and are at a loss when it comes to developing new ideas to improve the response to their ads. Whether you run ads in your local newspaper, your industry's top periodical or on-line, you need your investment in advertising to pay for itself, and then some, in order to justify its cost.
When used effectively, classified ads can be one of the quickest and most inexpensive ways to increase your sales. A well written classified ad can generate thousands in sales, yet could cost you pennies to write and run.
Choosing a Classified Website and creating your advertisements. The internet has opened a vast number of doors for people to market their products and services.
If you advertise in any way, the following information could show you how to find and utilize untold advertising dollars you may not be aware of. In the mid 80's I was an account executive for a radio station located in Santa Rosa, California.
Any idea? It's a question that more than a few Yellow Page advertisers ponder. If you are currently spending money every month to run an ad in your local directory, you don't want to wrestle with that question.
Too many business owners and marketers know that Yellow Pages advertising has an incredible amount of potential? but they don't quite know how to take advantage of it. Fortunately, it's a mystery that's solved pretty easily once an advertiser knows where to turn for advice.
This is the second part of creating your own business card. If you missed the first one, let me know: mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
In this lesson, we will create a business card, using Microsoft Word. I created a new template for my business card.
So, what's an elevator speech, and how do you get one? What Is It? An elevator speech is a short (15-30 second, 150 word) sound bite that succinctly and memorably introduces you. It spotlights your uniqueness.
Push vs. Pull Advertising - Understand the Consequences for your Product or Service. You will save yourself a considerable amount of time and money if you first determine your product's (or service's) suitability for "pull" and "push" advertising.
From my experience, I've been on many discussion groups and have spoken to many other like minded people. The one topic that always seems to arise is how to get massive sales right away.
As every professional politician and public relations man knows words have the power to entice, persuade and motivate people into a specific course of action. There are certain words that I refer to as "Power Words" that I learned, back in the dawn of time, when the dinosaurs still roamed the earth.
In a recent article, I shared five of my top 10 favorite tricks for promoting your business without spending much (or any) money. Several readers wrote and said they enjoyed the first five tips, so I'm hoping the next five will be just as helpful.
Too many small business owners today run ad campaigns that get little to no results, and they have no idea why. When you have the knowledge to troubleshoot the poor responses, you also have the knowledge to make the needed changes so that - next time - your sales improve! Let's take a look at the breakdown of an ad campaign, and how to determine what went wrong.
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Why Partnerships Are as Important as Ever in Advertising
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Advertising Standards considers inquiry into Amazon Prime - BBC.com
Advertising standards watchdog has had complaints about Amazon delivery promises and may investigate.
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Amazon Prime may be investigated after late delivery complaints
The Path Toward Standardization In OTT Advertising
For example, Nielsen and comScore are making more headway in providing reach, frequency and GRP measurement for OTT at the campaign level. But despite great progress, our industry will need to drive toward standardization for OTT advertising to truly ...
Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
Honesty in advertising
Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
Taking ideologies to action: We're entering an era of advertising honesty. It is time to be truthful in what the value and experience should be and have media companies invest in the ability to facilitate and lead by example. We are actively ...
The Best Murmurs of Advertising
'Tis the season for mass consumerism, but it's also the season where some brands take stock of what it means to be human and how their brand fits into those basic human conditions. I've always defined brands this way — the product is what a person ...
Mobile Marketing Watch
The Advertising ID Consortium Announces New Member Companies
Mobile Marketing Watch
Ahead of the weekend, The Advertising ID Consortium — the open identity solution for the digital advertising ecosystem — announced new platform partners that have agreed to join the Consortium in addition to the three founding members — AppNexus ...
Advertising Authority partially uphelds complaint against Paddy Power advertisement
The complainant considered the subject line of the email advertising was misleading. He stated that when he opened the email he found out that he would have to place 50 bets in one week to avail of the free bet. He also said the offer had drawn him ...
New York Times
Netflix and Spotify Ask: Can Data Mining Make for Cute Ads? - The ...
New York Times
Netflix and Spotify have turned their users' habits into marketing campaigns to the delight of some. But not everyone.
The Advertising Media That Consumers Trust Most
Consumers in the United States say television and print are the advertising mediums that they trust most, according to recent research from Clutch. The report was based on data from a survey of 1,030 consumers in the United States who had seen or heard ...
Cinema advertising to be new growth medium in Saudi Arabia
Future Saudi cinema operators will not have a problem pulling in the crowds. As many as 67 per cent of respondents in a Kantar TNS survey said they would head for a round of movie watching. This represents significant opportunities for brands as well ...
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