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The Loss of Jobs…


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Everybody is mourning the loss of Steve Jobs. In this post, one of the world’s top Marketing Speakers, Jim Ackerman, explains why Jobs was the embodiment of industrial icon, Peter Drucker, and why Jim wants to be like Steve, when he grows up…

6 Keys To Strong Ad Creation from Marketing Speaker Jim Ackerman


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Marketing Speaker Jim Ackerman reveals six secrets to making sure your ads are as effective as they can be. 1. Headline 2. UPA 3. Benefits 4. Features 5. Benefit Language 6. Offers.

Make Your Emails Work Better Using Marketing Speaker’s Proven Insights…


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Marketing Speaker, Jim Ackerman reveals important secrets for making your email marketing more effectively and profitably, using an email service like Constant Contact. Jim’s insights into appropriate use of the medium, along with practical, easy-to-implement execution tips that come from a true Marketing Expert and Marketing Coach with decades of experience, can help you improve your ROI, not only in your email marketing, but also in any advertising you do.

Super Bowl TV to Handout Flyer, Marketing Speaker Jim Ackerman Says, “The Offer Has It!”


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See what Marketing Speaker/guru/coach, Jim Ackerman thinks of the colorful flyer you were asked to critique in Episode 4, and be introduced to a Constant Contact, e-solicitation from North Carolina Jeweler, Bill Warren, for you to scrutinize. Also learn more about the GoodBadnUglyAds YouTube Channel.

Why is Southwest the Only Airline that “Gets It,” asks Prominent Marketing Speaker


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Southwest Airlines seems like the only airline these days that knows how to treat a passenger, both on and off the aircraft. Witness their friendly people, their on-time arrival record, and now the online stations they’ve put at every gate to help waiting passengers turn wait time into productive time. Nobody else does that! All while the Deltas, Americans, and Uniteds of the world are charging us for bags. Are you engineering a positive customer experience in your business. Marketing Speaker, Jim Ackerman, examines the ramifications in this timely post.

Search Marketing is Frustrating & Often Futile, Marketing Speaker Claims…


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Advertising is frustrating. Lots of money and seldom certain returns. The internet… e-commerce, social media, and more… were supposed to be magical solutions that would solve our marketing challenges forever. But it hasn’t happened, and it won’t. Here’s why…

Marketing Speaker Asks What Makes Your Different (Video)


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How to differentiate yourself in the marketplace is one of the age-old marketing conundrums. The principle of the Unique Purchase Appeal is the most powerful marketing principle on the planet. It’s also the most important…

Marketing Speaker Claims All Media Is “Opt-in”


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The differences between the “old” interruptive media, and the new, digital “opt-in” media aren’t as great as you’ve been lead to believe. The “opt-in” isn’t as non-invasive as you thought, and the “interruptive” is pretty much opt-in these days. Either way, you still need to know how to sell through your media.

Advertising is a messy, almost futile endeavor


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A client called me from a medium-size Canadian town of about 120,000. The client is in charge of marketing for a jewelry store. One of about five competing stores within the geographic area of dominant influence of this town.
The boss had entered into an agreement to do some television advertising and they said they wanted [...]

Recession/Depression Prescription


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I recorded this video a year ago. Revisiting it today, I was surprised at my own profundity. If you haven’t seen this, you really should take a look. If you have seen it, it bears watching again. It’s a good prescription for what you can do to save yourself from today’s economy.
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