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Forum: General Small Business Issues 26th August 2005, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,222
Posted By BobetteKyle
Yes, it can be scary when you must make enough to...

Yes, it can be scary when you must make enough to put food on the table. :)

One way to make it easier is to have a back up plan going in. If you don't make enough at first to pay all the bills...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 12th August 2005, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,442
Posted By BobetteKyle
:thumbsup: Lately, there seems to be a lot of...

:thumbsup:
Lately, there seems to be a lot of people generating articles strictly for search engine ranking reasons. While they are great for that, IMO the above is the primary benefit. Great...
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 11th August 2005, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,404
Posted By BobetteKyle
I wonder if Google is better at screening out...

I wonder if Google is better at screening out fraudulent clicks than the other providers? That would result in fewer recorded clicks.

It would be interesting for you to do an independent...
Forum: Selling Ad Space 9th August 2005, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,886
Posted By BobetteKyle
I am a total AdSense fan (for putting on...

I am a total AdSense fan (for putting on information sites).

To me, the best tips in Robert's summary are 1) test and 2) use those channels. If I want to test a change, I set up two pages - one...
Forum: Newsletters and Email Marketing 9th August 2005, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,039
Posted By BobetteKyle
I like the last suggestion best...using double...

I like the last suggestion best...using double opt in. If you have single opt-in, think of what could happen if some spammer (or some virus) spoofs your subscribe address in the "to" field and...
Forum: Ecommerce 5th August 2005, 02:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 27,427
Posted By BobetteKyle
I've considered getting a merchant account a...

I've considered getting a merchant account a couple of times, but have never gotten one. First time, the (what I thought was a reputable) vendor charged a "non refundable set-up fee" in order to fill...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 4th August 2005, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,684
Posted By BobetteKyle
That reminds me of a story one of my marketing...

That reminds me of a story one of my marketing profs used to tell. He was a retired Anheuser Busch manager and one of the big controversies in his day was how effective advertising was for the...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 4th August 2005, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,944
Posted By BobetteKyle
I don't know what it is, but do a search on...

I don't know what it is, but do a search on Google and the first two results look to have many resource papers on the topic.
Forum: General Offline Marketing 4th August 2005, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,684
Posted By BobetteKyle
Yes! I used to get so frustrated with one company...

Yes! I used to get so frustrated with one company I worked for...they would get in "short term fix" mode and the first place they'd start cutting budgets was marketing. Marketing is critical to the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 30th July 2005, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,312
Posted By BobetteKyle
I think you are on to something there! I...

I think you are on to something there!

I live in Missouri, too...you anywhere near St. Louis?
Forum: Website Development 30th July 2005, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,344
Posted By BobetteKyle
:thumbsup: IMO the images totally tie into the...

:thumbsup: IMO the images totally tie into the message now (Love the "better visibility" eye glasses).

I also like how each section on the home page is now "boxed." It helps me better focus on...
Forum: Small Business Trends Forum 30th July 2005, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,245
Posted By BobetteKyle
Awesome! Congratulations. I knew you all...

Awesome!

Congratulations. I knew you all were doing a great job over here! :abovehead
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 30th July 2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,999
Posted By BobetteKyle
So, you can take the free traffic, or you can...

So, you can take the free traffic, or you can sign on and pay per click for the same traffic? Such a deal. :laughing: :rolleyes:
Forum: Direct Mail 8th July 2005, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,143
Posted By BobetteKyle
I get all mad when I receive stuff like that,...

I get all mad when I receive stuff like that, David. IMO tricks like that are deceptive marketing. Hype's fine, but when they straight out lie to get you to respond...let's just say that sales rep...
Forum: Direct Mail 7th July 2005, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,143
Posted By BobetteKyle
A Best Buy Rewards Zone postcard because of the...

A Best Buy Rewards Zone postcard because of the color and (secondarily) size. The card was a deep purple, completely different color than any of the other mail. That, plus the size, made it stand...
Forum: Small Business Finance 5th July 2005, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,095
Posted By BobetteKyle
Merchant Account

There are many companies that can help you get a merchant account...Costco offers one with reasonable fees through Nova Information Systems (I think you have to be a Costco Club member first).

You...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 4th July 2005, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,719
Posted By BobetteKyle
Excellent advice![/QUOTE]I am loving this one,...

Excellent advice![/QUOTE]I am loving this one, too. Sometimes we get so attuned to immediate, measurable results that we forget about longterm effects.

Over time, you can build a brand image and...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 4th July 2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,743
Posted By BobetteKyle
I totally agree with starting low-risk and...

I totally agree with starting low-risk and improving from there. A lot of times marketing is all about iterations...starting somewhere and improving incrementally.

It sounds like your service...
Forum: Viral Marketing 7th October 2004, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,045
Posted By BobetteKyle
Two more ways to promote a free ebook

I offer several PDFs/ebooks from my site. For the most part, I've publicized them by (1) offering as an incentive to sign on to my newsletter, (2) announcing them in the newsletter and (3)...
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