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Other Marketing Speakers May Disagree, but Jim Ackerman Says You CAN Track Radio…


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In this post, Marketing Speaker, Jim Ackerman, analyzes a radio ad campaign he did for a local dentist, illustrating how radio ads can be tracked to “genetically engineer” for better results. Includes Jim’s latest VLOG post from YouTube Channel GoodBadnUglyAds

What Can You Learn From a $400,000.00 Advertising Disaster?


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Marketing Speaker Jim Ackerman self-revealingly tells all about the worst advertising disaster of his career — a $400,000.00 loss — and seeks your help determining the lessons learned to prevent a similar tsunami in YOUR business…

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, Jim Ackerman says Speed Is Of The Essence


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The Universe Likes Speed… And So Do Prospects
When God told Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac, the scriptures record… “And Abraham rose up early in the morning… and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.”
Interesting to note that there was no delay on the part of Abraham. He didn’t [...]

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.

Marketing Speaker Proclaims Historical First… The Death of a Medium


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The Yellow Pages are dead. Not dying. Dead. They’re a medium whose time has past. Time to get out and dedicate your marketing dollars elsewhere… specifically to local SEO!

Cyber Monday Email Spike & Dive


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Email marketing is bound to set records for emails sent on Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, but it is likely to lead to a DECLINE in email marketing in the coming year. Here’s why…

Tricks With Gift Certificates…


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There are two kinds of businesses in the world… those that rely on the holiday season to make or break their year, and those that don’t.
If your business’s success for the last 12 months depends on how you do in the next 30 days, it might be a good idea to milk all the revenue [...]

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.
Click on the link [...]