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Profits | Marketing Wizard's Alliance

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…

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…

Marketing Speaker, Jim Ackerman Reveals THE Key Marketing Secret…


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In this one-minute video, Marketing Speaker, Marketing Coach, Advertising Speaker and over all Marketing Guru, Jim Ackerman goes beyond just marketing to reveal one of life’s most important laws of achievement. But he doesn’t stop there. He follows it up with a very brief, yet powerful, step-by-step process you can put to work in your business and your life TODAY, to achieve anything you want to accomplish, in any field of endeavor.

Marketing Speaker Says Uncertainty Causes Uncertainty


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Marketing and Advertising Speaker, Jim Ackerman revisits an article he wrote in August of ‘09, bemoaning the uncertainty imposed on the marketplace by political paralysis. If you’re a business person looking to grow your business, these are very tough times, and recent developements haven’t helped. There is still far too much uncertainty in the marketplace to pull us out of the recession.

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 [...]

The End of the Branding Era


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Hail the end of an era. A bad era at that, in my humble opinion. Hail the end of the “branding era.”
I’m not saying it’s the end of brands. There will never be an end to brands. But this notion of “branding” has got to go. And it is going quickly… although this is probably [...]