The Quickest And Easiest Way To Succeed In Email Marketing

Email MarketingYou have been asking this one important question…

I will answer that question for you, but first lets clear the air with a counter-question. “What has been holding you back from crushing your business goals?”

You may reply with one or more of the following:

  • “I can never stay focused.”
  • “I wear too many hats.”
  • “There isn’t enough time in the day.”
  • “I need more support.”
  • “I don’t know where to start.”

… (this list can go on for days, but we won’t do that right now)

So, the initial question that I know is on your mind is: “How can I be successful with email marketing?

THAT is the question I will answer for you!      [Continue reading]

How Much NOT Following Up Is Costing You – And How To Fix It

Marketing design.We have the best of intentions to follow-up on interest in our business. As well we should, because the fortune we want to make is in the follow-up. The people we meet when we’re out networking, speaking or who are referred to us represent thousands, tens of thousands, maybe even hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue for our business.

Our “best intentions” to follow-up are great, but intentions alone seldom create results.

ACTION gets you results.

The first action you want to take with a new prospect is to welcome them into your community. You can do this by introducing them to your company, the solutions you offer and inviting them to share a bit of detail about what they’re looking for.

Your next step is to use the information you’ve gathered to nurture them through your sales process.

And you’ll continue nurturing them along until they:

  • Purchase from you, or…
  • Leave your community

Sounds simple, right?

But how can you do this when you’re short on time and have dozens, or perhaps hundreds of people to keep up with?

It’s simple. You set up automated messages (aka “autoresponders”) to do the work for you.

An autoresponder series is a set of email messages you write once, and set up to send automatically to a new prospect when they join your community.

Here’s an example of how this works:   [Continue reading]

Small Business Marketing Company, Smart Simple Marketing, Named 2015 Diverse Supplier of the Year

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Western Region Minority Supplier Diversity Council (WRMSDC) recognizes Bay Area firm above hundreds of small businesses in Northern California, Hawaii and Nevada. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 The Western Regional Minority Supplier … [Continue reading]

How to Create a Social Media Posting Schedule

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You know that sticking to a schedule is important for your business. It helps you get things done, and keeps everything running smoothly. The same is true when it comes to your social media marketing. Understand which networks are right for … [Continue reading]

How to Get REAL Results Using Social Media To Market Your Business

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Do you have a love / hate relationship with social media? You love how fun and easy it is to connect with family and friends. You have fun discovering and sharing new brands. But when it comes using social media to market your business, you … [Continue reading]

Quality vs. Quantity: Which Relationship Marketing Style is Best for Your Company?

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How you communicate with and engage your customers is the most important aspect of your business and your brand. After all, it is in building long-lasting connections that you build long-lasting businesses. Just like your overall marketing … [Continue reading]

5 Ways to Stay Organized and Be More Productive With Your Marketing

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It’s not easy to stay organized and be productive when you’re running a small business. Chances are you spend most of your day wearing different hats, taking meetings and calls, dealing with clients and customers, putting out fires – you know, … [Continue reading]

7 Ways to Build Profitable Relationships with Your Email List

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Social media is no longer the exception when it comes to small business marketing – it’s the rule. So why are so many marketing experts turning up their noses at Facebook and Twitter, and instead focusing on email marketing? The answer is … [Continue reading]

7 Easy Ways To Get Customers To Buy Again

It is 5-10x cheaper to engage a past client than it is a new one. On average existing clients spend 67% more than a new one! Here's how to stay in touch authentically with your clients and build repeat business. Our FREE toolkit will help you … [Continue reading]

Why Planning Is The Most Important Step In Your Website Design Journey

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You would think that getting a website that works would be as easy as finding a designer you like, telling them what you want and badabing badaboom you have a client magnet! Unfortunately that’s not the case. The problem is that most small … [Continue reading]