As the summer season nears, sending examples of photography work to clients and customers should be a no-brainer. Great imagery defines the photographer and sending people examples of this imagery is essential.
Archive | Marketing Tips
March 23, 2012
February 14, 2012
In this brave new digital age it’s really easy to forget the importance of print marketing. As technology becomes ever more sophisticated, businesses should consider using print, not as an alternative to digital, but as a way of bridging the gap between these two essential marketing tools. My own experiences in digital marketing reflect how [...]
January 31, 2012
The impact of your brochure has to be immediate if it is going to capture the interest of the customer. You have to offer something valuable to the customer to make them look inside. Here’s 10 tips on creating a better brochure message and design.
January 24, 2012
The business card is often one of the first things that non-professionals or design beginners will try to design themselves. Here’s 5 essential rules to consider before designing your business card.
January 3, 2012
As the New Year is upon us it’s time to start thinking about crafting your 2012 marketing campaigns. Perhaps you are a photographer wanting to distribute flyers to newly engaged couples in an attempt to shoot their wedding. Or maybe you are a tax accountant attempting to create new brochures in an effort to get [...]
October 24, 2011
Whether you want to make a sale, get an opt-in for your email list, sign up a new subscriber for your blog, or just motivate readers to support an issue, the Four Bases will help you hit home runs when it comes to creating copy that prompts action. It’s such a simple system, you won’t [...]
October 10, 2011
Companies seeking rapid growth and have ample resources to invest can reinvent an existing brand to uncover hidden potential and achieve financial success.
Here are some interesting case studies that can be used to inspire problem solving for other situations…maybe yours.
October 7, 2011
For marketer who would like to get free advertising on Google, an Austin, Texas, firm plans to facilitate the placement of QR codes on rooftops. Phillips & Co.’s new service, called Blue Marble, offers a “space-accessible profile” for businesses, cities, schools that want to raise their profile. In addition to catching the attention of the [...]
October 7, 2011
Neither style is better than the other. Each one can be successful, or fail spectacularly. Finding the style that matches your personality will help you by reducing your stress level and by optimizing your efficiency.
Trying to work in a style that doesn’t fit with your personality will only make you miserable, unhappy and more likely to abandon your quest.
Like the story of the Tortoise and the Hare, there are generally two kinds of entrepreneurs.
September 30, 2011
Testing is one of the fundamental tools employed to improve the efficiency of marketing campaigns.
A/B or Split-Testing are two names for the way the results of one element of a campaign – an email, a landing page or a banner ad – is compared with another to determine the effect a specific variable has on the outcome.
September 26, 2011
Do you know exactly what makes your company, business, product, or service interesting, compelling and different?
Unless you’ve made the effort to define your position in the market and to communicate it using engaging language, your brand is condemned to be an also-ran, if it’s lucky enough to survive at all.
September 19, 2011
Think you’ve never been “primed” like a pump? Don’t believe that your subconscious mind can be influenced without your realizing it? Whole Foods Market and others are doing it every day.
September 12, 2011
Often people think that a healthy relationship “just happens.” Unfortunately, what your mother used to tell you, “just be yourself and everyone will love you,” isn’t always true. So if you’re responsible for the care and feeding of an online community for yourself or your business, here’s some advice that will help you attract and retain members rather than being a lonely community of one.
September 9, 2011
An impressive number of small businesses are involved in innovative marketing campaigns utilizing social media. These companies prove that making a splash in social media isn’t about the size of your budget — the only limits are creativity and a willingness to experiment.
September 6, 2011
Building an online community begins by discovering a common bond that is shared among a group of people. Experiences are often the common interest about which a community is created. Another example is a passion for collecting a specific item – say vintage post cards.