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The Weekly Profit – Do It Like the Big Dawgs!

Today we’ll explore how the kings of industry wine, dine and otherwise cajole their prospects. Most successful professionals use a series of information-based ads that build emotion with a call to action. This is much more effective than standard company branding advertisements. The same principles that go into developing a high impact (and often, high priced) ad campaign can be adapted to fit your needs with similar results. Here are some ways to create and execute a professional, effective ad campaign: Formulate a short report that you will automatically send to prospects when they contact you. This should include a

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The Weekly Profit – PR Equals Free Publicity

There are three key areas of public relations you can use to boost your advertising results ten-fold over your paid advertising. The key to public relations lies in: • Public relation or publicity • Merchandising • Promotions With a solid plan in place that encompasses all these areas, you’ll have a great approach to use public relations in the best way possible. Public relations include all that is the media. Don’t limit yourself. The attention of newspapers, television, radio, magazines, bloggers, ezines and more are all equally powerful. Online marketing is just as, if not more, important as conventional media.

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The Weekly Profit – How Well Do You Know Your Vendors?

It’s extremely important to build relationships with your vendors and those around you can bring in new customers/clients and increase awareness of your company branding. The people you work directly with on your products and services are really the ones with the most to gain when you find success. By taking the time to get to know them, you’ll find a whole host of opportunities you didn’t realize were there. Look for great ways to offer your vendors rewards for helping grow your business and everyone wins. One of ways you can do this is by offering performance based incentives

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The Weekly Profit – Telemarketing is NOT the Anti-Christ

Today you’ll learn how to use direct mail marketing and, yes, telemarketing to your full advantage. I know, the word “telemarketing” might as well be four letters, but there is a way to help customers feel like they are getting personal attention and keep them from blocking your number! With the success direct mail marketing has had and the availability of computers, these can be used as a powerful marketing tool for your success. Telemarketing is best for high priced, high margin products/services. Here are the key steps to putting together a highly effective direct mail marketing program: List all

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The Weekly Profit – Turn Prospects into Customers Overnight!

Today I’d like to talk about how to turn prospects into customers and retain them for future marketing to. While, your marketing is doing its job, you need to be working on turning those prospects into customers. There are a few key ways to draw them in and seal the deal. You need to be: ·         Inviting ·         Informative ·         Enjoyable The biggest fear of most new customers is the dread buyer’s remorse. You want to avoid this at all costs and this should be mitigated if you’ve provided a quality product/service that delivers on the marketing claims you’ve made.

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