Archive for October, 2012
Sales are down, and I need more customers now! Sound familiar? Maybe you are the one who said it. I know what you’re thinking, there’s no magic pill for delivering immediate results and no spontaneous marketing effort that will skyrocket sales. You’re right, there isn’t. Sure, you could launch some catchy TV or radio ad that would spike sales. Of course the initial investment is risky when unpredictable results could leave you breaking even or worse, losing money. Some businesses feel that throwing more sales people at the problem will equate to increased sales. Although more sales people may be necessary to grow your business, this is not the right answer either.
The internet, it’s a whole world of information and entertainment, but every day it fills up just that extra bit more with complete trash. At every corner, popups, banner ads, viruses, spyware, the list goes on, well I’ve had enough and I’m sure you share my opinion.
It has been said that in October of 2004 a Google search returned less than 6,000 results for the term “podcasting”. Today, a similar search yields more than 857,000 results. Like the blogging phenomenon, podcasting has come out of nowhere and attracted an enthusiastic following.
You don’t have to look very far to find fascinating ways to make a living. Opportunities are literally everywhere
In this age of the mobile phone, walkie talkies, or two-way radios, seem like an anachronism. However, many people who grew up before the 1990s may recall that no respectable private eye or detective story was complete without a walkie talkie being used while following a suspect or chasing a criminal!
Every day I hear from the