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Old 26th February 2015, 08:57 PM   #1

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Hi guys,

I own and operate a niche coffee business that provides free coffee machines to large facilities.

I have built a database and have been sending emails to prospective clients.

What else can I do to get new clients?

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Old 27th February 2015, 12:58 PM   #2
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So the only thing you've done so far is email marketing?

How about visiting local prospects in person? Direct mail (i.e. sales letters, postcards, dimensional mail, etc.)? Phone calls? Paid advertising? Content marketing? Trade shows?

The possibilities are endless. You've only begun to scratch the surface of potential marketing tactics.


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Old 27th February 2015, 01:40 PM   #3
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Arrow Success requires specifics

Can you clarify your target market a little more, please?

What kinds of "large facilities" are we talking about here?

Sporting arenas? Shopping malls? Factories with assembly lines? Hospitals? Jails? Military bases? Airports? Train stations? Bus terminals?

Who are the key decision makers involved?

What kind of decision-making funnel to they typically follow?

What offers have you used? And which offers work best for which groups?

How do you present those offers?

What are the benefits to those "large facilities"?

Once you nail down the answers to those questions you'll have a better idea of which advertising media and strategies are likely to work best. Then you can test them.

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Old 28th February 2015, 06:18 AM   #4

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You can promote your business online and offline. Online business promotion is costly because you have to hire seo person or online marketing company. but if you want to promote your products and services in budget then just go for the promotional products. You can select cheap and best outdoor banner with mention your company name and product list to inform the people about your business.

These outdoor banners easily grab the attention of the passerby. It will definitely help to boost your sale.

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Old 28th February 2015, 11:43 PM   #5

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Originally Posted by espresSoGood View Post

I have built a database and have been sending emails to prospective clients.

What else can I do to get new clients?
I don't understand "you have built a database" is this a double opt-in list from a free offer, file scrapped, purchased list or what? What is your relationship with this database?

Can you explain in a bit more depth...what kind of email you are sending? How many have you sent and do you even have permission to send your list email?

I guess my main question is Why should anyone read your email?

Before writing a single word, the first thing you must determine is what you want to accomplish. And get more sales is not a goal...

Don't just build a list but develop a purpose for developing that list that will lead towards sales and profits.

Whatever your purpose is, you must ensure that each email draws your organization closer to achieving your goal.

Everything you do, from building the list to writing each email in the campaign should move your subscribers closer towards taking the actions you desire, no matter what you are trying to promote and sell.

Sending 2 emails with no particular goal to a list that hasn't given you permission is not email marketing?

Just my thoughts with the limited information given...RR

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Old 1st March 2015, 01:18 PM   #6

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Default What about using Matt Bacak's Email Marketing Strategies

One of the best Email Marketers in the business is Matt Bacak. If you are thinking about doing Email Marketing Matt shows many techniques that you have not even thought of. That includes the expert email marketer...

It is a short report of 42 pages where Matt talks about the many ways to answer this question...Why should anyone read your emails?

I have added his free PDF called Email Marketing Maximizer. To warn you he has a call to action at the end but you don't need to take action if you don't want to...

If you are interested in Email Marketing then this is a must read document...RR

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Old 19th May 2015, 07:29 AM   #7
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well you can promote business on social profiles like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ etc. nowadays this is the best technique to promote business online. moreover you can create a business pages on Facebook.

if you can spend a little money by advertising on Facebook or Google then its the best way to promote your business online.

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Old 20th May 2015, 10:29 PM   #8

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build up your credibility through SEO and social media. Then send out prospective emails. You will have a much higher success rate this way.

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Old 22nd May 2015, 04:50 AM   #9
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Your product is free. That's good but with facilities already have the coffee machine, why they should change to yours.

So you should focused on facilities that don't have the machine or their machine is broken first. You will have first customer very soon. It's a good start

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Old 22nd May 2015, 11:49 AM   #10
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What about some ads in the office buildings that can use your coffee machines? Just email marketing is def not enough to make things happen

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