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Success | Marketing Wizard's Alliance - Part 2

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.

Shift to the Paradigm of “Attract & Accept”


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If you’re involved in selling anything you probably think in terms of Prospecting & Sales. Might you find it more empowering and less stressful to think in terms of attracting and accepting? Attracting prospects and accepting new customers, clients for patients. In part 1 of this series of posts, Marketing Speaker Jim Ackerman presents his rationale for the new paragdigm.

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 [...]

Happy Birthday Little Recession…


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Hooray! Happy birthday to the recession! We’ve recently passed the one-year mark since the official crash and resultant “little” recession. How did you celebrate?
Actually, it hasn’t been just a little recession, has it? It has been, and continues to be, a big recession. A devastating one for many people. Unemployment at higher levels than it [...]

Business Building Tips: What to Do When You Fall Down


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Over at his blog, marketing master Clayton Makepeace has a fantastic new post about what to do when you lose.  It hit me hard when I read it today, so I knew I had to share it with our readers!
You see, especially now, with the economy struggling and small businesses everywhere nervous about what’s coming [...]