Category Archive for "Marketing"

Don’t Read this If You Are Happy Getting Mediocre Results from Email

Email marketing is the most profitable channel. See how I said that unequivocally. The reason is because study after study proves that it’s true: When it comes to purchases made as a result of receiving a marketing message, email has

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4 Better Ways of Getting Exposure than Press Releases

Do you still write press releases for clients? If you have media contacts, it may be a worthwhile strategy. But just publishing press release in the hope they get read by the right people is about as effective as air dropping it

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The #1 Facebook Advertising Mistake

Facebook has probably the best targeting of any ad platform. And it got even better with the updated ‘Custom Audiences’ and Lookalike audiences. You can now target new prospects for your blog posts or reports with precision. But creating quality content and

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How a Dog Helped De Beers to Sell More Diamonds

Did you know that a dog invented branding? Tis true. It wasn’t devised by an ancient sect of theologians, psychologists and savvy Greek business owners of luxury spas. Branding was invented by a dog. Allow me to explain… If you’ve

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The 5 Step ‘Sideways Sales Letter’ Method

Yesterday when I was working from a coffee shop when I overheard a conversation between a marketing consultant and a client. Let me tell you, it was painful listening. The consultant was trying to convince a rightly cynical client that

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Sales Funnel Masterclass – Jeff Goins’ Tribe Writers Relaunch

The best copywriters are also the best marketers. With a dash of marketing nous, there’s no reason to be scrambling for short change on freelance bidding sites or mailbombing marketing managers to get work. You can create it yourself. After

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Guest Post – 6 Secrets to Landing High-paying Clients (Without a Portfolio)

Landing high-paying clients is one of the toughest challenges we face as freelancers. You can try scratching out a living on freelance bidding sites. But if you’re serious about growing your income and career, client outreach must be one of your daily tasks. But

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Frustrated Fiction Writer? Unleash Your Creative Talents with ‘Mash Stories’

  Like many of us in the copywriting trade, my journey towards this profession began in creative writing classes at school. Crafting stories every week was a rare opportunity to cut loose on something I actually enjoyed. If, like me, you still

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47 Elite Email Marketing Tips – Strategies to Earn $44 for Every $1 Spent

Forget the mobile and social media hype. Email is the sales powerhouse to focus your efforts on. For every $1 spent $44.25 is the average return. With such a massive ROI, email marketing is the best way to convert leads

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Homer Simpson, Donald Trump and Marketers Rattling Cages

To the uninformed, The Simpsons is a kids’ cartoon. To those that know better, it’s been one of the best satirical programmes for decades, shining a mirthy light on what’s ridiculous or plain wrong with modern society. In one episode

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