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Forum: Print Advertising 21st January 2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 35,719
Posted By siryellow1
Yes, great idea. Here's another thought...

Kate, I think that's a very creative idea as it turns your business card into something valuable.

And memorable.

Since your goal is ultimately to get these people to hire you, I also recommend...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 5th August 2005, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,936
Posted By siryellow1
I don't disagree that small businesses must...

I don't disagree that small businesses must manage their advertising. They must test and track... test and track. But in my opinion, image advertising (like the Goodyear blimp or any other brand...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 3rd August 2005, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,936
Posted By siryellow1
By Golly...

He's RIGHT!!!!

If you're a smart marketer, you'll know that every X dollars
spent advertising your business returns Y dollars in profit.

You'll spend $2 over and over and over if... every time...
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 28th July 2005, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,927
Posted By siryellow1
Another Kanoodle Question

What is the minimum bid at Kanoodle?

Is it .05 or .01?

.01 would be SWEET!!!!!!

Any other important details like $20
monthly mimimum spend or anything
like that?
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 22nd July 2005, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,812
Posted By siryellow1
Here are some more... PayDotCom.com ...

Here are some more...

PayDotCom.com

Kolimbo.com

CommissionJunction.com

Clickbank.com
Forum: Local Marketing 18th July 2005, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,842
Posted By siryellow1
I highly suggest you do a 2-step postcard ...

I highly suggest you do a 2-step postcard
marketing campaign.

That's really the whole point. You send to
the universal list... and instead of going for
the sale... shoot for some other action....
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 6th July 2005, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,521
Posted By siryellow1
I Use Metrics Direct!

I have used Metrics direct and they are professional
and run their company with integrity.

They do some interesting things that no one else
offers (you can show up when people search for or...
Forum: Direct Mail 6th July 2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,412
Posted By siryellow1
Omaha Steaks!

I would have to say an Omaha Steaks offer
I just received.

Between the guarantee... the offer... the
exclusivity... the deadline... the bonuses...
and the copy... I bet it's going to do...
Forum: Print Advertising 29th June 2005, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,697
Posted By siryellow1
Have you contacted anyone to find out the laws...

Have you contacted anyone to find out the laws regarding
this practice in your area? You might have nothing to worry
about.

I've seen garage sale flyers posted all over the country...

In...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 19th May 2005, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,558
Posted By siryellow1
I didn't see any PM PerryEllis...

I didn't see any PM PerryEllis...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 16th May 2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,388
Posted By siryellow1
Thanks Anita. Glad you thought the post was...

Thanks Anita. Glad you thought the post was helpful.

Instead of listing 10 benefits that business owners
might consider when designing their Yellow Pages ad,
I think it's better to explain why...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 5th May 2005, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,388
Posted By siryellow1
Here's How!

To answer your question Elburr...

"How do you know someone who opens the Yellow Pages
will choose to call you instead of the first ad they see?"

Like anything else (fortunately or...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 3rd May 2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,388
Posted By siryellow1
I highly suggest the Yellow Pages. When...

I highly suggest the Yellow Pages.

When someone needs a carpet cleaner, for the most part they haven't a clue who to turn to. MANY of those people will turn to the Yellow Pages. It's essentially...
Forum: Print Advertising 12th April 2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,193
Posted By siryellow1
I Must Respectfully Disagree.

Just re-read this quote above, and wanted to [respectfully] disagree...

Actually, most people who turn to the Yellow Pages have NO company in mind. The average prospect is not looking for a...
Forum: Print Advertising 6th April 2005, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,193
Posted By siryellow1
More Yellow Pages Help!

There's quite a bit more help for Yellow Pages
Advertisers (articles, resources, design stuff,
etc.) from several experts on the subject...
...
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 24th March 2005, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,444
Posted By siryellow1
Well... I don't think they become direct...

Well... I don't think they become direct competitors to you. I think they expand your reach by leaps and bounds! And that advertising is totally free.

As for monitoring them... I think you'll...
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 19th March 2005, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,444
Posted By siryellow1
Affiliate Programs for books...

Hi Anita,

I sure do.

I use professional cart solutions (1shoppingcart.com) for my affiliate program and I think they are fantastic.

There is a great deal of flexibility in that you can set...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 18th March 2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,558
Posted By siryellow1
Might be a little biased...

I might be a little biased but I think Yellow Pages is still the best returns (or a great Adwords campaign).

In both cases, the prospect viewing the ad is LOOKING for exactly what you provide. ...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 18th March 2005, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,614
Posted By siryellow1
Another Thought

Just another thought is that advertising doesn't sell... marketing does.

Advertising is really just a way to build top of the mind awareness, or to brand a company. It's what large companies and...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 18th March 2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,063
Posted By siryellow1
Hey Lisa... Replied on another forum as well :) ...

Hey Lisa... Replied on another forum as well :)

Not to be taken as legal advice:

I believe if you are advertising nearby a competitor it is considered "predatory advertising" which is illegal....
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