Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

Most people believe that for a business to be successful, a great amount of money should be spent especially when it comes to marketing. While it can be true, it doesn’t mean that small businesses with a small budget don’t have a chance. If you don’t have much money to spend on … Read more

5 Great Guerrilla Marketing Ideas

5 Great Guerrilla Marketing Ideas

Guerrilla marketing requires imagination and a great creative team as well as the funds.  However funds can easily be covered using car title loans but this type of marketing takes consumers by surprise with its out of the box design and advertising. Some great marketing ideas have come out of the guerrilla … Read more

Harmonizing Your 2013 Marketing Strategy is Simple, Really

2013 marketing ideas

Harmonize your marketing channels by “seamlessly coordinating messages and offers across all offline and digital channels that include: point of sale, direct mail, call center, social, mobile, web and email,” suggests Chief Marketer Network. Email campaigns alone will not get you noticed. With the Information Age comes easier accessibility to any businesses … Read more

Marketing Ideas 101 Blog Carnival, March 3, 2013

Marketing Ideas 101 Blog Carnival

Welcome to the March 3, 2013 edition of the Marketing Ideas 101 blog carnival. This edition was originally scheduled for February 5, but.. well.. best laid plans and all. Thank you all for your submissions (over 50!) Here are the 14 finalists. Enjoy! Blogging & Social Media Jon Rhodes presents How To … Read more

101 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website

Over 100 marketing ideas to drive traffic to your website, drive traffic to your website

One of the chief concerns we have as website owners are how to drive traffic to our websites. Without knowing how to get more traffic, how else will we get more leads, make more sales and continue to make money online? There are a number of ways to get more traffic, so … Read more

Marketing Ideas 101 Blog Carnival, December 18, 2012

Marketing Ideas 101 Blog Carnival

Welcome to the December 18, 2012 edition of the Marketing Ideas 101 Blog Carnival. Blogging Bill Smith presents Breaking The Barriers Of Language With WordPress Transposh posted at Captured Technology, saying, “Some websites have good content however, not all of them get high rankings because of the different languages that people use … Read more

Marketing Idea #202: Pretend You’re a Celebrity

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LOL. From YouTube: “On the night of July 27th, 2012, a huge prank was pulled in New York City and this is the video of what took place. Brett Cohen came up with a crazy idea to fool thousands of pedestrians walking the streets of Times Square into thinking he was a … Read more

Marketing Idea #25: Always Carry Business Cards

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Always have enough business cards with you. While this seems like it should be obvious, people are still caught off-guard without their business cards. You’ll never know when or where opportunities will arise. Also, whenever you know you’re on your way to a trade show, mixer, or other networking events, make sure … Read more

Marketing Idea #4: Note Those Hot Ideas

Marketing Ideas Hot Ideas

You probably already have ideas and future plans for your company in your head. Put these ideas down in print somewhere. Include a section for collecting marketing ideas and opportunity information. You’ll be amazed at the great ideas you lose track of as you get caught up in your day-to-day efforts. Make … Read more

How to Market a New Business

Marketing Ideas for Small Business

As a small business owner or entrepreneur, by now you’ve hopefully come to the conclusion you don’t want to compete with folks selling their services for $5. So then, how to market a new business and build a brand? Here are a few ideas: First, I would consider your story. Why do … Read more

Great Marketing Ideas: Be a Mom for a Moment

Marketing Example Unicef Mom

  Unicef Finland wanted to raise awareness for children’s rights and raise funds with a minimum cost. They also wanted to reinforce their position as an organization dedicated specifically to children’s welfare. There are over 145 million orphaned or abandoned children all around the world. “By supporting Unicef anyone can be a … Read more

3 Reasons You’re Not Building a Mobile App

Marketing Ideas Mobile Web Apps

According to Tonia Zampieri, Mobile Strategist at Atlantic BT, “a full 50% of US adults own and use smartphones. This number jumps to over 75% for those under 44 years old. These numbers are only going up…” Yet, many organizations still have not chosen to enter the mobile fray. Here are a … Read more

Marketing Idea #43: Tips to Make Your Grand Opening Successful

Marketing Ideas Grand Opening

To make your grand opening successful: schedule it during high-traffic times (if your location allows for it), throw a big grand opening sale, offer food (make this appropriate to the clientele you are seeking), provide a tent for seating outside, send a direct or email mailing the local market, offer demonstrations of … Read more

Marketing Ideas #13-17: Provide Value First

Marketing Ideas Provide Value First

One of the best ways to stay in front of your audience or market is to provide value first. One of the best ways to provide this value is to deliver great information, especially important in today’s information-based society. Pulling together information and knowledge for people accomplishes a few things: First, it … Read more

Would changing your business name help your brand?

Would changing your business name help your brand?

Changing your organization’s name to better suit your market can be powerful. So many business owners feel they have built equity into their brand name. While this is true to some extent, the extent of that equity is often over-valued. Changing the name to something that better reflects your mission in the … Read more

Best Marketing for Realtors? Word-of-Mouth Referrals

Marketing Ideas for Realtors

As a group dedicated to finding people homes, realtors provide a pretty valuable service to others. One of the best ways realtors can drum up extra business is by going above and beyond for their current customers. Word-of-mouth referrals are one of the best forms of advertising and people will talk about … Read more

Marketing Idea #11: Tell Your Story

Marketing Ideas Tell Your Story

Tell your story. Oftentimes, in our attempt to be consummate professionals, we are leery of telling our story (why you do what you do, what makes you tick, what ticks you off, and so on). As any seasoned public speaker will tell you, stories have a way of intimating us with our … Read more

A Word About Affiliate Products

A Word About Affiliate Products

If you are aware of products that compliment your own services and if these products are offered under an affiliate program, consider joining the affiliate program and listing the product(s) on your website. By doing so, you bring more value to your visitors’ experience of your website while welcoming the added prosperity … Read more