This section includes articles about direct marketing and how it pertains to small business. Our Direct Marketing section will strive to educate and inform you about the industry's best practices, tips and advice that will help you create and execute a perfect direct marketing campaign.

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I Love Marketing podcast:

- How Steve went from hating his thankless job to hardly working at all and making more money (Steve also shares his first “light bulb moment” in direct response marketing).
- Are you making this advertising mistake most business owners make? (Here’s what to do instead Read More
Many businesses simply abandoned developing an email marketing strategy in favor of contacting customers and prospects directly on social media... The problem is that businesses spent a lot of time and energy building up their presence on these social media sites that they do not own or control.
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Does Your Business Have Swag?

Does Your Business Have Swag? Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Direct Marketing
From http://articles.bplans.com 75 days ago
Made Hot by: OpenSourceMedia on August 14, 2014 8:49 am
Whether you plan to give out freebies at the next trade show you attend, or want to give your employees some logo-clad apparel to wear around and promote your business, we compiled a list of affordable places to buy promotional items for your company. Read More

Writing copy back asswards

Writing copy back asswards Avatar Posted by ScottDudley under Direct Marketing
From http://doneforyouemails.com 76 days ago
Made Hot by: MasterMinuteman on August 13, 2014 1:04 am
It's so easy to get this wrong... When writing advertisements or emails, the first thing some copywriters think about is the product. Read More
Exhibiting at a conference? Stop more people in their tracks with these tips for a better trade show booth. Read More

Marketing like Dirty Harry

Marketing like Dirty Harry Avatar Posted by ScottDudley under Direct Marketing
From http://doneforyouemails.com 96 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on July 22, 2014 6:34 pm
One of my all time favourite actors is Clint Eastwood. In his prime he was a well oiled machine. Big, strong, well respected and full of attitude. As marketers Read More

7 outrageously dumb myths about email

7 outrageously dumb myths about email Avatar Posted by ScottDudley under Direct Marketing
From http://doneforyouemails.com 106 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on July 15, 2014 2:10 am
Remember that movie from 1994 starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels called "Dumb and Dumber"? I've never actually watched it till the end, but here's a quote Read More
Effective TODAY July 1, 2014, Canada has a new stringent anti-spam law. Are you compliant? Read more here, with links to the text of the law. Don't get zapped with a HUGE fine! Read More
Even the best leaders need to follow, in order to continue to grow. It’s a great growth strategy which I’ve followed for the last 4-years now, and I strongly suggest you start doing likewise. Read More

Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits Foundation

While health care reform hasn’t gone into full swing mode yet, your business can lay a firm foundation for 2015 by following …
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Robert Peters Brings Fresh Eyes to Business @FreshEyesConsul

When you can no longer see the forest for the trees, it may be time for a fresh perspective. That's where Robert Peters … More
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