10 Old Newspaper Ads You Won't Believe Were Real
Newspaper advertising has been around almost as long as newspapers themselves. And just as newspapers have changed, so have the ads in them, as graphics technology has improved, and advertising regulations have changed. Presented here are 10 old newspaper ads you won't believe were real.
How to Write Articles for Your Small Business Website
Guidelines for business owners to attract enthusiastic visitors to their website that can become loyal customers.
Virtual Swag - Should You Use Digital Promotional Products for Marketing and Events in a Socially Distanced World?
As the internet and social media developed, a new type of promotional product emerged: virtual swag, delivered electronically to recipients. But is virtual swag the answer for events and marketing that have moved online? Not always. I explain why.
Social Media Business Opportunities - How to Find Your Niche
Social media has created huge behemoths like Facebook with its 2.65 billion users. The market continues to grow at a rapid pace and still provides opportunities for creative new entries. This article offers insights on how to find success in this vast market.
How to Market Your Freelancing Services Through Facebook
Using social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram, you can indirectly boost your SEO ranking and also receive appropriate offers of work.
Need Press Coverage? Improve Your Odds With These Tips
Positive media coverage can help you achieve your organizational outcomes more effectively, whether you work for a business or a nonprofit. It can also help you hedge against negative coverage, resulting from a mistake, misjudgment, or misinformation. But how does one go about earning good press?
How to Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic While Sticking to the Rules
Pinterest is a great tool for driving traffic and eventually sales to your brand. Here are some helpful tips that will guide you around the site plus tips on how to avoid getting banned by Pinterest.
5 Lessons from Cold-Calling to Improve Your Sales Emails
Sales emails and cold-calling have a lot in common. You can learn a lot by extracting cold-calling strategies for your email campaign.
How to be Smarter When Buying or Selling a Product or Service
Do you want to be smarter when buying or selling? After reading this, you'll know about the psychology of buying and recognize when a salesman or marketing ad is trying to psych you. Then, you'll learn how to protect yourself from the tricks of their trade. If ever you wanted to, that is.
Top 11 Social Media Marketing Trends to Know in 2020
Are you ready for the changes in the new decade? Social media will bring in many such changes with new updates. Check out the upcoming social media trends in 2020 to stay informed and have a better social experience. Read on!
Why "Peak Time" Data Is a Lie: How to Determine the Optimal Time to Post
Stop thinking that the best time to post can be determined by that peak time graph.
21 Unique Tweaks for Facebook and Twitter Posts to Engage Your Audience
Do you run out of ideas while writing social media posts? Get rid of the writer's block with the help of these 21 unique tweaks to make your Facebook and Twitter posts engaging and interactive for the audience. Read on!
Marketing to Gen Z
Generation Z. Gen Z. The iGeneration. Just who are they and should your business invest in marketing to them? With a population size of 74 million and approaching their earning years, marketing to Gen Z will soon be imperative to your business's success.
Marketing to Millennials
Why market to Millennials? With an estimated 1.4 trillions dollars of spending power in 2020 and 80 million people in their generation, Millennials may very well be the most powerful living generation for the U.S. economy in the nation's history.
What Should the Post Length Be for Different Social Media Platforms?
By reading this article, you’ll get ahold of the basic rules you should know to create an ideal social media post.
Handling Objections Using the Feel-Felt-Found Method
The feel-felt-found method is a genuine way to handle sales objections. Show how much you care about clients before you try to sell to them.
SEO Trends: The Evolution of Search Results
Google changes every day. They are constantly making changes and updates to how their technology works. There is a key trend that has been taking place over the last several years that has nothing to do with rankings at all.
Using Surrogates to Enhance Your Organization’s Credibility
You can easily bolster the credibility of your organization by deploying surrogates: individuals outside of your organization who can speak on behalf of your organization. Make sure to do so thoughtfully and strategically for maximum effect.
How Independent Insurance Agents Become More Successful
Many independent insurance agents think the job is easy because you can ‘be your own boss,’ ‘set your own hours,’ and become wildly successful at the same time. However, many discover that being self-employed is one of the hardest jobs ever. Here are some ways to improve your success.
How to Leverage Social Media to Grow Your Business
People say social media can make your business grow. It worked for Nicole Shiraz, of Boss Ladies, and many others.
13 Paid Traffic Sources I Never Knew About That Are Converting Like Crazy
Affiliate marketers wonder what options they have to generate traffic and clicks that convert into sales. Here are 13 of the best-paid traffic sources that are not often discussed but are delivering much higher than average conversion rates to their users.
How to Easily Make Sales Appointments Over the Phone
This article details how to increase the numbers of sales appointments you successfully make over the phone.
What Are Native Social Media Posts?
Native social media posts are content that is designed around the limitations of a particular social network. Native posts are favored by the social networks since they keep users on the network and see ads. This presents challenges for marketers. Discover ways to work in this new social landscape.
Great Ways to Promote Your Real World Business on the Web
This article shows how you can harness the power of the internet to advertise your 'brick and mortar' business with some free and low cost ideas.
Advertising for Branding Versus Advertising for Sales
Retailing giant John Wanamaker is famous for saying that only half of his advertising worked, but that he didn't know which half. His quote still accurately expresses the frustrations with advertising businesses of all sizes feel. Discover why it's so frustrating and what to do about it.
5 Proven Strategies to Get Featured on SlideShare
SlideShare is an uber-awesome tool and platform. It’s the site that jumpstarted my design business. It boasts a large user base of PMEBs (professionals, managers, executives, and businesspeople) and extensive viewership. Here's how to get featured!
Best Script for Setting a "Final Expense Insurance" Sales Appointment
This is a guide or script that can be used to set a final expense insurance sales appointment when a prospect has responded to a postcard or telemarketer solicitation.
What Is the Best Type of Sales Job for You?
Are you looking for your first job in sales...or already on the first rung and wanting to climb the career ladder but not sure where your next step should be? This article will clarify what, exactly, are the main roles in sales, where they are found, and what they encompass.
Becoming a Sales Evangelist
Move from being Sales-Phobic to having a passion for selling. The issue is you've been selling the wrong stuff in the wrong way to the wrong people. Selling is fun when you've got good news for your potential customers. Hey, you may even become an evangelist: literally a bringer of good news!
Planning Your Days on the Road: A Sales Person’s Guide
A few tips and strategies that any sales person can use to maximise their time when visiting with customers and prospects.
How to Leverage Visual Content on Your Linkedin Company Page
LinkedIn might be the "professionals social network" but visual content is just as important as on other social networks. Discover how to start leveraging visual content on your LinkedIn Company Page here.