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Forum: Radio Advertising 1st April 2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,054
Posted By audio'connell
No, just read a lot about it and the buzz is not...

No, just read a lot about it and the buzz is not good.

So far from what I am hearing everything from the avails they secure (lousy times..overnights which many adv's do not want) to high pricing...
Forum: Reviews 1st April 2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,417
Posted By audio'connell
Gee Cratima, thanks for the spam comment :argh: ...

Gee Cratima, thanks for the spam comment :argh:

Anyway, based on what I've been reading here and else where, I've updated/revamped/made technologically useful my blog.

One word: word press. Or...
Forum: Radio Advertising 11th February 2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,099
Posted By audio'connell
The thing about internet radio is it is largely...

The thing about internet radio is it is largely unproven and the measurement for real listenership is non-existent. So, is one going to throw all one's budget into internet advertising? Only if one...
Forum: Radio Advertising 11th February 2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,076
Posted By audio'connell
No, a phone number is not a call to action...

No, a phone number is not a call to action (?):fryingpan1: . Nor am I sure how you combined the two from my post.

A "call to action" stands alone but once it INCITES a listener to act (as a good...
Forum: Reviews 27th January 2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,417
Posted By audio'connell
Nicolette: Thanks for your insight. I know I...

Nicolette:

Thanks for your insight. I know I need to add trackbacks and RSS. My software for my web site isn't as blog savy as I would like and I am working with my web guy on that presently.
...
Forum: Reviews 21st January 2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,417
Posted By audio'connell
Thanks

Hi all.

Shame on me for not getting back and saying thanks for the input. However it seems everytime I come on here and post, I get some annoying nastygram from a moderator telling me I'm doing...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 17th December 2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,109
Posted By audio'connell
Depending on your type of business, the yellow...

Depending on your type of business, the yellow pages and similar directories are still useful. Pizzerias live and die by the phone book.

But as fewer and fewer business are ďbricks and mortarĒ...
Forum: Radio Advertising 17th December 2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,076
Posted By audio'connell
Well, I think I agree less. If the call to...

Well, I think I agree less.

If the call to action in a radio spot is enticing enough, then whether itís heard in a car or office or house, people WILL take action.

Will they drive to your...
Forum: Radio Advertising 17th December 2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 34,762
Posted By audio'connell
What hurts my head, probably because I've seen...

What hurts my head, probably because I've seen too many of my well intentioned customers make the mistake, is copy overload.

As stated previously, when creating your radio campaign, know your...
Forum: Reviews 5th November 2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,417
Posted By audio'connell
A Blog Review Requested

Hi.

I've just unveiled my company's new blog within my redesigned web site.

My concern is I'm not getting much participation.

I realize that, by and large, its a narrow focused site (voice...
Forum: Chat 3rd September 2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,980
Posted By audio'connell
If you're hell bent on finding some freakishly...

If you're hell bent on finding some freakishly unique name because you want have everyone view you as "unique", likely you're going to subject your child to at least some amount of teasing. Nothing...
Forum: Trade Shows, Conferences & Expos 26th August 2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,392
Posted By audio'connell
I've been doing way to many trade shows and while...

I've been doing way to many trade shows and while the above are good tips, if one needs to be told those things, one shouldn't be in trade shows period (but I know those mistakes are made all the...
Forum: Radio Advertising 26th August 2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,496
Posted By audio'connell
For what its worth...lots of MY clients are using...

For what its worth...lots of MY clients are using radio (thank God!) with industries ranging from lawyers to colleges to a variety of small businesses and of course now, political advertising.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th August 2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,292
Posted By audio'connell
Thanks for that and I agree. The challenge seems...

Thanks for that and I agree. The challenge seems to be that links are important to ranking. I have a variety of links, some of them to business related groups, some friends of mine and some to build...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th August 2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,292
Posted By audio'connell
Link Exchanges

I've been mulling this idea for a bit in an effort to enhance my web site traffic to audioconnell.com

I've done a bit of researching on link exchanges...these web sites that allow participants to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th August 2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,015
Posted By audio'connell
There seems to be no greater mistake for most web...

There seems to be no greater mistake for most web owners than how they treat their web copy ("what's a keyword?" they'd ask themselves).

Web owners for the most part seem to think of the web as...
Forum: Radio Advertising 4th May 2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,989
Posted By audio'connell
A Word of Caution to Business Owners Featured in Their Own Commercials

Itís really the car dealersí fault.

Somewhere in a marketing meeting in Detroit long ago, a car makerís resident ad guru came up with the brilliant (?) idea to present at the national dealerís...
Forum: Radio Advertising 18th December 2005, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 34,762
Posted By audio'connell
I thought Big Mike's insights were good and while...

I thought Big Mike's insights were good and while I appreciate Perry's relatively negative opinion on radio...I think it's faulty...maybe mostly in its "absoluteness".

Perry's right in that there...
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 18th December 2005, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,071
Posted By audio'connell
Interestingly when I was doing my Google and...

Interestingly when I was doing my Google and Yahoo words, I think as many of my competitors may have clicked on my ads as any prospects did.

There was (and maybe still is) a trend when competitors...
Forum: Newsletters and Email Marketing 2nd December 2005, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,023
Posted By audio'connell
Boy itís an interesting question and maybe I'm a...

Boy itís an interesting question and maybe I'm a rebel here but (well I'm also a bit of a rebel so here goes)...

If I have a monthly e-zine or newsletter or what ever itís called this week, I have...
Forum: Chat 2nd April 2005, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,869
Posted By audio'connell
OK here's a primer

Now this may hurt a bit but that's not my goal...my goal is to make sure you don't commit financial suicide. Here goes...

If you don't really understand how to start a business (the basics, as...
Forum: Chat 2nd April 2005, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,649
Posted By audio'connell
Unhappy It was murder

We are all fortunate enough to be fed everyday. So was this young woman until her husband got approval to starve her to death. Her family was willing to take over care he wouldn't have to worry about...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 13th March 2005, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,811
Posted By audio'connell
Um...slander, liable..oh my!

Hell yes get a lawyer and advise the web master if they don't take the post off the site you'll sue the web company too!

Now if you had a lousy (or non-existent) contract, you screwed yourself....
Forum: General Offline Marketing 4th March 2005, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,101
Posted By audio'connell
Marketing at Every Turn

Probably because its my business, people ask me about marketing tools all the time. Right after they ask me about them, they ask me what's one of the least expensive and more effective (and I've...
Forum: Print Advertising 4th March 2005, 09:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 36,384
Posted By audio'connell
Taken for Granted

It is amazing how many people take for granted the business card design and content.

I've had more business cards than I care to count. Some companies that I've worked for had NO clue what a great...
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