6 Ways to Get More Leads with Free Listings

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Question: What Drives Brides to Free Ads, Especially If One is 37 Pages Down the Line? Hi Stephanie. I am thrilled with the report and templates!  I feel like such an idiot at not being able to grasp so simple and fundamental as the information in your report.  Well worth it and I am now a loyal follower. I think

How to Increase Bride Response Immediately – Wedding Marketing Tips Video #3

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Advertising can be expensive, especially if you spend the time writing an ad…and then you get no response. Nada. Not one phone call or email. It can be frustrating. So how can you make sure that the phone rings? That brides who see your ad will actually take the time to respond? WATCH THIS VIDEO: For an ad to be

Are You Positioning Your Wedding Business Against Competitors?

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I often find myself wondering why companies that offer essentially the same service for the same price can have such a large marginal difference between the numbers of customers they have. Why do clients pick one over the other and insist that it is the better company? Bridget Svenson who is a Social Media Marketing Intern for Bride Attraction, writes

Permission Marketing-The Future of Online Marketing?

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Whats the best way to define permission marketing? Lets look at the opposite first, spam! We all pretty much hate it, we all have to deal with it.  It jams up your in box, often is infected with all kinds of nasty bugs.  You didn’t ask for it, it wasn’t invited in to your life. Permission marketing changes this equation. 

Free Advertising: Pitching The Press

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I’m a huge fan of free advertising.  Press releases are a powerful “free” way to get PR. Admittedly, I have not taken advantage of this medium anywhere near the level I should. Time for a public declaration. “In 2011, I will take full advantage of the power of press releases!” Care to join me? Press Release Power

Are You Investing In Social Media in 2011?

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There are some interesting new numbers out.  Its important to consider these stats when it comes to your overall marketing plan for this year. Social media advertising will increase by 55% this year.  This is equal to 11% of all online advertising.  Do you see a trend here? Will you be part of the wave in 2011? Photo Credit

Not Exactly Dressed To Impress

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There are all kinds of business awards given out each year.  Some for outstanding performance, design achievement, great acts of humanitarians healing the world..and then there is Mark Zuckerberg. Esquire magazine named him one of the 10 worst-dressed guys of 2010 in their “2010 Celebrity Style Hall of Shame” list. I guess if I was a  twenty something billionaire I

Greed is Good..No Really!

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“Greed is good”.  Iconic words spoken by the famous fictional character, Gordon Gekko in the movie Wall Street. At first blush, these words come across pretty hard core, like a smack in the head. I ran across a blog post by Daniel Hoang where he points out that Gekko actually isn’t  really saying greed is good.  There is actually a

6 Essential Traits of Small Business Owners

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What makes you an entrepreneur while your best friend is an employee?  Are you really that different?  Some of us have definite differences for risk tolerances.  Its just to scary to go out on your own.  Personally, I worked a lot of years for “the man” and know for myself, that something was always missing till I struck out on

Are You Obsessed With Facebook?

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I admit I have a rather strong admiration for Facebook.  Hell, its fun, its helped keep me in touch with my kids , I’ve reconnected with old friends, made new ones, hot damn I’ve made MONEY! These are pretty good reasons to develop a powerful like..but am I obsessed? Maybe a little.. Obsessed With Facebook Photo credit