10 Creative and Powerful Business Card Designs

 Business Card

Want to create a business card that drives customers to your door?

Business cards are an important part of any business. It tells your potential customers what you do and why they should use your product or service. Anyone can put a name, a phone number and a website address on a card. There are others that go above and beyond the norm and create something unique and powerful. Scroll down and click on any of the images. Like or comment directly on Instagram.

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012 to Learn About Marketing Your Business

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2012 to Learn About MarketingWant to learn about the top business & marketing strategies of 2012?

This weeks blog post and also the last one for the year will help you learn about various business strategies like Backlinking, Blogging, Branding, Email Marketing, Networking, Leadership and Social Media.

It’s a lot to take in in one visit, so make sure you bookmark this page, it will definitely come in handy as you start 2013.

Here we go, here are the 10 Blog Posts of 2012 to learn about business and marketing.

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Creative Marketing Uses For QR Codes

Creative Marketing Uses For QR CodesFor those who don’t know QR code or Quick Response Code to give their full name, are clever bar codes than can be scanned using a variety of devices to take you straight to a website or preform other useful functions.

The reason QR codes are becoming ever more popular is because now the majority of smartphones have these scanners built in or the capacity to download them for free. This means that the everyday smartphone users can quickly scan a code and be taken straight to the website or offer page without having to write the address down, this also means that they can go there and then lessening the chance of them forgetting.

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How to Improve Your Business Through Blogging

Improve Business BloggingToday, businesses are learning new ways to enhance their blogs to get better results by attracting more and more customers. As per a study, those businesses who have blogs get 55 percent more traffic as compared to the ones without the blogs. However, businesses who have blogs, which fail to think outside the box. They are simply seen flooding their blogs with dry updates and happenings of their businesses. This is among the most common mistakes, which businesses today are seen committing. Hence, there is a scope for improving and enhancing your blogging efforts, which could help to improve your business. The following are some of the ways, in which you can improve your business through blogging.

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5 Proven Strategies on How to Budget for Marketing

Want more leads, more customers and more revenue?

5 Proven Strategies on How to Budget for MarketingWhatever it is, the budget you put in place for your marketing for the year ahead will shape the results you achieve. Now is the ideal time to define your marketing approach and the budget that will support it. In a recent Toluna survey of businesses, 40% of businesses surveyed stated that they did not feel that their marketing budget met all their marketing needs.

In tougher times, the marketing budget is often the first thing that is cut. Yet it is commonly known that companies which consistently market themselves in a recession perform better than those that don’t. So:

  • How can companies budget better to create the results they want?
  • What can companies do to budget effectively for the year ahead?

9 Email Marketing Tips to Turn Your Keyboard into an ATM Machine

9 Email Marketing Tips to Turn Your Keyboard into an ATM MachineWhether you are growing a brick and motor business or an online business you should have a database of your clients and prospects contact details. In online marketing, we say your list is your asset. Once you build a list you can turn it in to cash on demand. There are many marketers who do this,  while the remaining 95% are wondering how you do it. [Read more…]

5 Ways Marketers Trick You Into Buying Things You Don’t Need

How Marketers Trick You Into Buying Things Marketing is everywhere you look, almost literally. Regardless of whether you pay attention to it or not, in order to function in society you have to buy things, and chances are when you decide to do so you’ll encounter a professional marketer. Not all marketers are bad people – quite the contrary – but you have to know how to identify the legitimate, honest ones from the bad apples. Here are a few signs to look out for that might indicate you’re getting scammed into buying something you don’t actually need.

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Market your eBook Like a Pro for Ultimate Online Success

The more you market your eBook, the bigger your bank account will grow!

Market Your Ebook

With the advent of the Amazon Kindle and other eReaders and the ability to sell eBooks through Amazon, iTunes and other online marketplaces, more and more people are thinking about publishing eBooks.

Of course, writing and uploading the eBook is only the first step. In order to make your eBook a success, you need to market it.

Put these marketing tips into practice to up your eBook sales.

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8 Tasty Blogging Tips

Blogging TipsBlogging is probably one of the easiest ways to get a presence online. So easy in fact that you could have a blog up and running within 10 minutes and all for free. But this is just the beginning and there are many more bridges you have to cross before you can have a successful blog website.

In this article I’m going to share with you some of the things that will increase the success of your blog.

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5 Tools To Improve Your Social Media ROI

ROI is a hot button issue these days. In this tight economy you can’t just be doing things, you have to measure them.

Are you converting leads? Are you increasing following? Is your engagement going up?

These are the questions you must be asking yourself if you are to run a successful social marketing campaign.

Here are 5 Tools to ensure you’re getting the maximum ROI from your social media efforts, and they won’t break the bank!

1. MarketMeSuite

Market Me Suite

A strong social media dashboard is the first element in any social campaign. The dashboard you use to bring all your efforts together. I co-founded MarketMeSuite in 2009, and it has grown into an absolute juggernaut of a marketing and social management tool. It takes the best elements of your favorite management platforms, mixes in geo-targeting and pro-active marketing, and gives you one giant place to share, schedule, auto-post RSS, and post in real time to Facebook at the same time as posting to Twitter and Linkedin. And we are about to launch our new version in early 2012.

Imagine you’re a chiropractor. With MarketMeSuite you can actually geo-target a campaign just to 25 miles from your office. This type of geo-targeted posting is a tremendous time saver. As nice as it is to chat with someone with back pain in Norway, you need to fill your office in New York. MarketMeSuite enables you to convert social leads.

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