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Forum: General Small Business Issues 3rd February 2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,640
Posted By Crimson Fox
Just so you are aware, I did a quick google and...

Just so you are aware, I did a quick google and there are a number of other businesses using Orison in their business name. Make sure to check your state or national business registry to see if the...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 3rd February 2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,608
Posted By Crimson Fox
Very true. Also remember that people like...

Very true.

Also remember that people like to buy, but they hate to be sold.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd February 2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,547
Posted By Crimson Fox
he he, Good to know they're still human

he he, Good to know they're still human
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 3rd February 2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,888
Posted By Crimson Fox
I'f you've no experience in this area before I'd...

I'f you've no experience in this area before I'd be asking your local council or state government if they have any business mentoring services.

If they do then make yourself an appointment to meet...
Forum: Print Advertising 29th January 2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,899
Posted By Crimson Fox
I enjoy the fact that this post was started by...

I enjoy the fact that this post was started by someone who creates banners :)

But I'd agree that they can be useful.
Forum: General Small Business Issues 29th January 2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,092
Posted By Crimson Fox
I haven't but you've got to remember that legally...

I haven't but you've got to remember that legally it depends on your location. Different countries have different laws on the subject.

I'm in Australia and I believe (though I'm not a lawyer) that...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 16th January 2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,394
Posted By Crimson Fox
- Where is your business located? Victoria,...

- Where is your business located?
Victoria, Australia

- How long have you owned your own business?
3 years, 1.5 years as a company

- Why did you start your own business?
To create more...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 16th January 2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,360
Posted By Crimson Fox
With all new business opportunities I'd suggest...

With all new business opportunities I'd suggest making sure you know what you are getting into.

Have you worked in the industry before?

Do you have management experience in that industry?

If...
Forum: Newsletters and Email Marketing 16th January 2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,501
Posted By Crimson Fox
Very true. I wanted to keep it simple with...

Very true.

I wanted to keep it simple with this post because so many people miss the point.

You'd be surprised how many people see an email newletter as simply a catalogue with nothing but...
Forum: Newsletters and Email Marketing 15th January 2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,501
Posted By Crimson Fox
Branding Your Emails For Marketing Growth

Hi Everyone,

I've just written a blog post on the things to consider and look out for when sending out email marketing campaigns.

While it only touches on the basics, but hopefully many of you...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 5th January 2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,119
Posted By Crimson Fox
I know it's tough to come up with a good company...

I know it's tough to come up with a good company name…but.

I really feel you need to create it yourself, otherwise you don't feel the same sort of ownership in the start up phase.

This tends to...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 5th January 2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,684
Posted By Crimson Fox
Business Branding Checklist

Hi Everyone,

I've been asked to put together a straight forward pdf checklist for branding your business by a number of my clients, so I've decided to make it available to anyone.

You have to...
Forum: Insurance 25th November 2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,643
Posted By Crimson Fox
It's not some unique form of insurance. As...

It's not some unique form of insurance.

As a sub contractor you are effectively running your own business and therefore require your own insurances.

There are plenty to choose from but I'd...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd November 2008, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,955
Posted By Crimson Fox
They may give you results biased by what you have...

They may give you results biased by what you have searched for before and your exact location.

So searches from one computer will be different from another computer.
Forum: Sales 22nd November 2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,753
Posted By Crimson Fox
Mine was a book. Ready, Fire, Aim. It got my...

Mine was a book. Ready, Fire, Aim.

It got my head in the right space to concentrate on sales.
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 22nd November 2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,051
Posted By Crimson Fox
Far better to concentrate on getting people to...

Far better to concentrate on getting people to the site that will buy what you're selling, whether that be monetary or simply an idea.

Don't forget your offline advertising, whether that be Public...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd November 2008, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,955
Posted By Crimson Fox
Though Torka may be the best person to answer...

Though Torka may be the best person to answer this.

I believe that the text surrounding the anchor text, as in the text on the same page bears some relevance.

For instance… if you are on a page...
Forum: Insurance 22nd November 2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,643
Posted By Crimson Fox
Most contractors (as in not part of your company...

Most contractors (as in not part of your company structure) should cover their own insurance.

If your client require that your contractors have those insurances, then it is up to you to confirm...
Forum: Reviews 22nd August 2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,265
Posted By Crimson Fox
Very 'Web 2.0' looking :)

Very 'Web 2.0' looking :)
Forum: Reviews 8th July 2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,973
Posted By Crimson Fox
While I agree with most of these...

While I agree with most of these 'technicalities'.

I think the thing that is going to sell more logos for you in the long run is going to be your aesthetic design, which is really nice.

Now...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 8th July 2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,323
Posted By Crimson Fox
The logo is my brand. It can often be far more...

The logo is my brand. It can often be far more memorable than a face in the crowd.

ButůSubject dropped :) . Till next time Mr King!!!!.
Forum: General Small Business Issues 6th July 2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,323
Posted By Crimson Fox
I'd suggest it's less of a phenomenon and more of...

I'd suggest it's less of a phenomenon and more of an obvious opinion. If you think it will work you will use it. If you think it won't then you won't use it.

While I'm not even going to bring race...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 6th July 2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,323
Posted By Crimson Fox
I would suggest being really careful about using...

I would suggest being really careful about using your photo on sales material of any kind.

Once you attach a photo to your marketing, you are presenting a brand to potential customers.

You in...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 1st July 2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,476
Posted By Crimson Fox
Competition For Australian Companies

Optus has just announced a new competition, giving your business the ability to star in an online TV series called 'yes coach'.

If you do make it into the series you'll receive free business...
Forum: Website Development 1st July 2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,833
Posted By Crimson Fox
You have good design skills Narhir. But I would...

You have good design skills Narhir. But I would seriously look at optimizing your website it takes a long time to load. If you are going to use a full flash site, perhaps have a start page with your...
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