Making Advertising Work For You: 4 Ways to Get More Customers For Free

Image by: By Birdiebob By Richard K. Noots Marketing ain’t easy. Otherwise, everyone would have their own business. And frankly, that just isn’t how economics work. So instead, you stand (relatively) alone in a sea of people who’d rather take orders. Your task isn’t easy, but it’s one you accept with the promise of bigger…

5 Best Online Marketing Campaigns of 2014 and What You Should Take Away

Image by: By Mkhmarketing By Richard K. Noots As 2014 has finally ended, it’s time to look back at the most successful marketing campaigns that were launched. Everyday, it gets harder and harder to compete with today’s cutting edge business techniques. Yet, somehow, these guys stood above the rest. Whether they are a just a…

7 Ways The World Around Us is Trying to Control Everything You Do

By Richard K. Noots It’s a sad fact, but every day someone is trying to control your actions. Don’t believe me? Well, how much of your knowledge is based on things that you’ve actually found out firsthand? How many things have you bought that you haven’t used? If you’re still not convinced, watch the video….

5 Advertising Tips for Small Business Owners

Image by: Public Domain Pictures By Dexter Lunde It is 2014. There have been some mighty big advances in technology. With the ability to reach millions of people through the internet (especially through social media), what other types of advertising and marketing do you really need? [wp_ad_camp_4] #1) Print Ads? In 2014? Print ads are…

8 Tips to Creating Your Perfect Marketing Plan

Image by: TheAngryTeddy By Dexter Lunde Setting up a marketing plan for your business is a big step. You may even be looking at your current marketing plan and looking to upgrade it or throw it out and start from scratch. No matter which position you are in, it important to come up with a…

Toddlers Are Becoming New E-Commerce Consumers: How To Cash In

Image by: Alec Couros By Michael Sterling A recent survey from PBS Kids shows that the majority of parents plan on buying their children tech-related purchases this holiday season. Though it might not come as a surprise, you might be shocked to find that most of their kids are under the age of 10. There’s…

How To Efficiently Incorporate Twitter Into Your Marketing Strategy

Image by: Slava Murava Kiss By Michael Sterling Twitter has become it’s own universe. No longer a place where people just share their thoughts with the world, it’s turned into an incredible marketing platform. Within a matter of seconds, you will reach more customers than you would on any other medium in existence. Twitter’s Vice President…

Expand Your Brand Messaging For Broader Customer Outreach

Image by: Tleilaxus By Michael Sterling Researchers say it takes 28 days to make or break a habit, and I’m not just talking about biting your fingernails or whistling in the elevator. Mental associations are habitual thoughts created by marketers. The more a consumer sees a company’s brand, the more likely they are to remember…

How To Keep Up With The E-Commerce Giants

Image by: Paul Inkles By Michael Sterling E-commerce is a hot commodity among giant corporations. Hundreds of billions of dollars are being made through internet sales, and it’s not stopping any time soon. There’s a hidden war between the world’s most powerful companies, and like every war, it is the people who will either suffer…

Get Your Customers’ Mobile Phone Numbers!

But how do you collect a number that most people keep near and dear to their hearts and minds? A personal cell phone number is THE MAIN WAY modern people communicate with others …

Avoid 3 Common AdWords Marketing Mistakes

Image by: Good Old By Gordon J. Pruitt You have what could be a thriving website generating tens if not hundreds of dollars a day for you. The only thing standing in the way of you and that gold-plated set of golf clubs that you have your eyes set on is a great Google AdWords…

Branding May Be Necessary For Small Business

Image by: David Horne By Charles Lewis “Branding” advertising is the type of marketing communication – in whatever form, be it banner, poster, TV commercial, etc. – that attempts to nudge consumers toward associating a certain product with positive qualities all in the name of increasing sales. It is a little more expensive and takes…

AdWords Alternative AdBrite Makes A Strong Case – Part 2

Image by: adBrite By Charles Lewis In “AdWords Alternative AdBrite Makes A Strong Case – Part 1,” we set the stage for adBrite’s future and how some big changes were being made by the company to better position itself in the online advertising marketplace. But the question still remains – is adBrite a worthy alternative…

AdWords Alternative AdBrite Makes A Strong Case – Part 1

Image by: adBrite By Charles Lewis In the ad game since 2002, online advertising exchange adBrite is the closest thing to competition for established league-leading behemoths Google AdWords and Yahoo!. Yet, many shy away from adBrite because they don’t know what it is. Is it a scam, they wonder? First, no it is not a…

Cash In As Small Businesses Rush To Mobile

Image by: Johan Larsson By Steven Morrison II For those running a small- to medium-sized (SMB) business, time is running out on the traditional way of doing things. No longer can companies bury their heads in the sand and ride out their analog existence. A major shift is happening and those who don’t get with…

007 Reasons Why You Should Still Use AdWords

Google AdWords has been with us since 2000. Gosh, has it been that long? Damn near a baker’s dozen years later, the search engine’s online ad system has gone from zero sales to tens of billions of dollars of sales per year …

3 Online Business Models That Have Never Failed When Done Right

The first thing you need to do before you start your Internet business is to decide on which of the legitimate online business models you want to pursue. Starting off with a faulty or fraudulent model is a guaranteed recipe for failure. Choosing the right business model that aligns with your strengths and preferences gives you a solid foundation for success. In this article, we are going to explore 3 online business models that have proven to be successful for thousands of entrepreneurs worldwide.