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Archive for June, 2010

I don’t know about you, but in the last few years my inbox has been inundated with unwanted and impersonal e-mails that somehow miss my spam box. Sometimes it feels like I spend hours just clicking the delete button instead of working on something productive. Most of these emails lack creativity and excitement as they make an effort to invite me to buy this or try that, others explaining why they’re the best… you name it, my inbox has seen it.

If you have ever done any form of mass mailing e-mail marketing then you most likely already know that the hardest thing to accomplish is to get the recipient to actually open the e-mail, right? Read the rest of this entry »

“Andy is heading to the gym.”  – “Monica is wondering hmmm…. white or wheat bread?”   – “Chris is hoping the Yankees win tonight!”   – “Joe is heading to his 20 year reunion.”

If you have been on Facebook for more than a few minutes you’ve probably seen that 80% of the posts are just like this. You also might have made that knee jerk decision that this Facebook stuff is just for kids and has no real use in my business, correct?

Well, I disagree and let me tell you why!

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Pool Special – “Get three month’s pool cleaning service free with purchase of a new heat pump!” Carpet Cleaning Special – “Clean three rooms and the fourth one is on us!”  Roof Special – “Free roof cleaning with purchase of an exterior painting!” Pest Control Special – “Get two months free Pest Control with annual contract!”

We’ve all seen ads like this with a strong call to action that drives new business. It’s what we have been told to do by advertisers and marketing companies forever. And we do it because it works! Strong calls to action will get your phone to ring and create great possibilities for new business. Read the rest of this entry »