Monthly Archives: August 2011

Six Secrets of Successful Email Marketing Campaigns

Email marketing. Chances are you hate receiving it – and why? Because at any given moment you don’t want what they’re selling. And the rest of the time, the writing is so loaded with sales speak that you stop reading … Continue reading

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5 Lessons Every Small Business Can Learn from…Fight Club

I am Jack’s self-aware sense of irony. Yes, this is a blog post about how to make your business more successful, inspired by the movie, (and Chuck Palahniuk’s book it was based on) about destroying corporations. The first rule of … Continue reading

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Goal Setting — Smart Goals

I’ve talked a little bit about how important goals are as a starting point to achieving anything in business, because goals drive activity, and activity without goals is just busy-work and a waste of money. Knowing what you want to achieve … Continue reading

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Why Social Media Marketing Starts with Strategy

Let’s say that you want to figure out what people are saying about your company. Why? Why are your customers’ opinions important enough to spend your company’s time and money on listening to them, not to mention take resources away from … Continue reading

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