• July 21, 2018 /  Marketing

    The digital world is evolving and the trends are changing in real world, making the world faster than ever before and technology more stable. Mobile is all about today’s world which took birth with the invention of first pager in 1956. The world started getting mobile and the launch of first commercial mobile phone by NTT in Japan was the next step to stabilize this mobility.

    The innovation in this mobility with SMS happened to be originated in Europe in 1985. SMS was a boom in the later part of 1900s and early 2000s, and still it’s the top cellular activity. Now, there’re above 4 billion mobile phone subscribers, with 74% of them using SMS of which 94% of SMSs are read. Just in UK 1.4 billion text messages now being sent every week.

    This is just about mobile phones and SMS, innovations like iPhone, Blackberry, Android and mobile-internet integration are constanly opening the new horizons of excellence for mobile marketing. Web marketing is one of the most cost effective marketing methods with maximum outreach. Since there’re more mobile phone subscribers than that of internet users, so mobile opens broad ways for marketing from small and medium to large businesses.

    Mobile-web integrated marketed is still in the process of development, reason being the lack of awareness among most of mobile phone subscribers, i.e. there’re about 10 million users worldwide using GPRS services that makes only about 0.25% of the total subscribers. But, this low percentage doesn’t mean that mobile marketing is not growing. There’re various alternative methods within mobile marketing including SMS Marketing, Ingame Mobile Marketing, Location Based Services etc.

    Ingame Mobile Marketing is the fastly growing area and the future of mobile marketing. The reason is that more than 90% of mobile phone subscribers play mobile games. From simple interactive real-time 3D games to massive multi-player and social networking games, mobile gaming is everywhere. This trend is accelerating the growth of mobile 2.0 on one hand and hence the mobile development on other.

    Mobile development being the next big thing is now the focus of small, medium and large business, and hence it’s becoming a competitive industry. The cometition is becoming tougher as the industry leaders Nokia and Google have moved to opensource, and this situation is critical for ISVs. ZDNet also reports that, it’ll not be the great UI as only challenge instead, things that matter more are ideas and methodologies. Though ISV’s are more under pressure, but companies will have equal pressure and will have to face almost same challenges. It’ll be the race of collective innovation [what I can term it as] or Product Innovation [combination of innovation in methodologies, design, productivity etc] so, innovation in over all performance will win!

  • July 21, 2018 /  Marketing

    If you are trying to create a steady flow of leads into your home business then you need to put the old lead generation methods on the backburner and look at embracing new attraction marketing techniques into your promotions.

    In this article, we will highlight several internet network marketing tips you can implement to start drawing prospects into your business funnel. The truth is, old school methods may have once worked and worked well but today speed is everything and it’s no longer satisfactory working with one or two prospects at the one time.

    Prospecting online means you could literally work with dozens of people at the same time but without having to meet them face to face. The internet has allowed people to be able to educate and train people en masse and better still, from all parts of the world. As opposed to physically prospecting people, there are no restrictions to how far and wide you can place your marketing messages.

    Tips For Internet Network Marketers

    Here are several ways to attract people into your sales funnel. By using these methods, a lead trickle can turn into a torrent if only you will apply them.

    Let’s take a look at the attraction marketing process and a better way to find interested prospects.

    1. You create web properties. This is be in the form of a website, blog or web 2 sites. We recommend starting with a blog.

    2. You put content on your site related to your niche. Whether it’s health or technology related, the content needs to educate your readers rather than sell.

    3. Once your site is up you then start promoting. Write articles and submit them to article directories, bookmark your pages, submit your RSS feeds, place comments on authority blogs related to your niche.

    4. Create a web 2 campaign using sites such as Squidoo, Hub Pages, Wetpaint, Ning and Multiply linking them back to your main site. Remember, the information you place on these sites should be of an educational nature and not hard sell.

    5. You then promote your web 2 sites by bookmarking and submitting RSS feeds.

    The difference here is you are creating your web 2 properties based around specific keywords so you’re actually targeting your audience. In other words, you’re placing your message in front of people who are actually looking for it and ready to receive it.

    As far as internet network marketing tips go, this is the basic outline of the attraction marketing process and unless you’re using it then you will be left at the starting blocks as we head into a new era of network marketing promotions.

  • July 19, 2018 /  Marketing

    Video marketing is one of the best ways to breathe new life into a business. Many business owners see the potential in video marketing, but have limited knowledge of how to use it successfully. That is where you differ from them. You’ll know how to make video marketing work for you with the advice in this article.

    Watching successful viral videos is the best way to get an idea of what makes a video popular. Stay up to date with new trends, check social networks and various sites your target audience loves and put together a list of characteristics you recognize in the viral videos you see.

    Do not assume that the salespeople at you company are the ones that will look best in front of the camera. Find the person in the office that has the best smile and have them be the face of the company. Nobody has to know that your company spokesperson is janitor or secretary.

    If you are thinking of using video marketing to increase your sales and website traffic, then look to your competition for some clues. See what is working for them and try to capitalize off of this information. You do not have to copy them, but see what is working for them and try to make it work for you.

    After you have published your video, include your web address in the video description. You will also want to include several keywords that describe your video in the description. This will help users find your information and search engines effectively rank your video. Your web address can also be included in your video.

    Try using others in your videos. This will give people the idea that you are not full of hot air. While it may be a little difficult to convince someone that the people in your video are truly fans of you and your products, it comes across better than always doing videos alone.

    Use videos to answer your viewers questions. This is an awesome opportunity to provide relevant information that your viewers will want to see. When making your video, state the question, then the answer and finally explain how you came up with that answer. This is not a time to be coy. You will need to explain in detail the answer.

    There is a great deal of promise that video marketing can bring to a business. Lots of business owners realize this, but they are missing one key element needed to use video marketing. You now have that key element. Put it to good use and make video marketing your most successful business strategy.

  • July 18, 2018 /  Marketing

    The marketing strategy mode can be anything; it does not rely on some particular medium but rather varies from business to business. If you are looking for marketing plan then you can choose any marketing medium such as online marketing, offline marketing, and video campaign etc.

    Well, video marketing is not limited only to films and television there is several companies that are using this medium to make presentation to stay ahead in the competition.

    Video production is a revolutionary tool and the most effective medium, which is helping many businesses to stay, connected with their customers, which even make them to promote their business-values and reputation through out this type of business campaign.

    Well, making video is a professional work and it requires technical knowledge as well as creativity of making a video for campaign. Many businesses choose professional Video production houses to produce videos. Even many companies produce couple of videos, which is used as marketing tool, tutorials, and advertisement for promoting the business and its reputation.
    Usually these videos contain the seminar, presentations and similar things that is certainly helpful for promoting business status. So friend, if you are a business person running your own company then video marketing can be even more effective.

    Well, it is helpful to hire a video production agency rather than shooting unprofessional videos because video marketing is the process of certain flow which includes concept development, scripting, pre-production, research, editing to development and design and many more other things which can only done by professionals. Hence, it is advisable that – hire professionals to produce a professional video campaign for business promotion.

    Video marketing is highly competitive as it is now been chosen by many companies to promote their business values and this mode has been widely used online for making it into viral campaign via various presentation and online tutorials etc.

    However, there is business campaign such as Article marketing and SEO can execute business campaign successfully but besides from this video marketing is the only campaign that can help you to gain even more values than time consuming SEO and link building campaign. Hence, if you are looking for such type of progress in your marketing strategy then hire professional video production services for video marketing online. For your brief knowledge – americanvideogroup.com is an award winning marketing/production Company supports you affordable video marketing service with a glance and you can hire them for a successful business campaign.

  • July 16, 2018 /  Marketing

    Lifestyle Marketing is a genius concept. Top internet marketers are using this technique to sell their opportunities. The reason for this is because the FTC and other institutions have been really cracking down on all these websites that use over inflated income claims and statements as a form of attracting prospects into their business. These income claims are usually false and all they do is clutter the internet with more junk and garbage.

    But what is lifestyle marketing? and what can it do for your online business?

    Lifestyle Marketing simply put is, you marketing your business opportunity in such a manner that it allows your prospect visualize the lifestyle they could possibly have or afford if they joined your opportunity rather than how much money they can put in their bank account.

    For example, you can set up a website and instead of putting images of money and claiming to make $5,000 in 24 hrs (which is ridiculous) you would place images of you spending time with your wife/husband at the beach, with your lap top sipping on a pia colada on a Wednesday afternoon. See those images have a much more powerful effect on your prospect’s mind because it facilitates your prospect to visualize what is possible.

    People join an opportunity not because of how much money they are going to make, rather they join because of the possibilities and opportunities it can give them to live the life they always dreamed of, whether it be spending more times with a husband, wife, children, friends or just doing what they love, golf, flying, sailing, etc.

    Like the CEO of CarbonCopyPro Jay Kubassek says, “market from the heart and the riches will follow, including money”. This statement could not be any more true. And that’s what lifestyle marketing allows YOU to do. It allows you to market who you REALLY are and market your core values and principles.

    By marketing your core values and principles you will be attracting people into your business that share the same wants, needs, and most importantly your values. You will build a much stronger team, your duplication rate will be much higher which means your team members will be making more money and in essence your business will explode.

    Market to what’s possible, not how much money someone can make. Money is just an instrument that you will use to do the things you’ve always wanted, but the true desire is to live the lifestyle of your dreams, THAT’S what you market.

    Stay true to yourself and who you are, and you’ll see an endless stream of prospect just like you wanting to join your business. If you’re not where you want to be, it’s OK. Work on yourself to become the leader you want to become , but your essence, your core values will never change.

    You can watch a video version of this article here.

  • July 15, 2018 /  Marketing

    Affiliate marketing is a symbiotic internet based business relationship between a merchant web owner and an affiliate. The affiliate, or affiliate marketing associate attracts business to the merchant web owners site by posting links from their web pages to the merchant site. Any business that is generated through the affiliate marketing site is then rewarded with the merchant web owner paying commission to the affiliate for referred business through their personal set up of affiliate web marketing.

    Once the traffic has been directed to the merchant web owners site, the responsibility of luring the business in is no longer in the hands of the affiliate marketing associate, but in the hands of the web site owner. But the affiliate will be compensated for the referral of business by way of whatever is agreed upon prior to setting up their affiliate web marketing relationship.

    If you owned a website you could turn it into an affiliate marketing site just by back linking to various affiliate web sites and having them link to your site in return. Back linking creates a more optimal chance of your site being spotted by search engines and also creates the impression that your website is well renowned and trusted as an affiliate marketing support site. By offering a percentage of whatever profits you make from your affiliates referrals, they can benefit from your product without having to put in any effort, and you can benefit from the increase in traffic and potential buyers directed to you from them.

    By constructing solid relationships with decent, trustworthy and business minded affiliate marketing associates, you could easily set yourself up with a thriving business brought in by affiliate marketing for a number of different niche markets.

    There are three ways in which affiliate web marketing can occur:

    1.Pay per click
    2.Pay per sale
    3.Pay per lead

    By opting for pay per click affiliate marketing business, you would pay your affiliate a pre-arranged amount every time a person clicks on your product through the affiliates website. Pay per sale business would present the affiliate with a fixed amount or a percentage of the total sale price for every item bought that was directed to you through your affiliates marketing website. Pay per lead would be a percentage paid to your affiliate for every potential customer that they brought to your website for future business.

    Affiliate web marketing has a structure of revenue sharing that can be extremely beneficial for the web owner and the affiliate, especially if the product or service you are promoting is in demand. Once the structure is in place, there is a minimal amount of work that needs to be implemented to maintain it. Changing your website into an affiliate marketing site will make it work for you, allowing you to generate infinite amounts of income from your daily flow of traffic into and out of your site.

  • July 14, 2018 /  Marketing

    Email marketing is a need of todays marketing era, and for aggressive email marketing we need dedicated email servers. A dedicated email servers can solve so many technical hurdles. Lets discuss how a dedicated server can be beneficial for email marketing campaigns.

    Bulk email marketing has become one of the aggressive email marketing technique now days. One of the reason for such kind of popularity because it saves plenty of money and time from the marketing efforts. With the help of sending email marketing we can send bulk email to a targeted audience in just one click and each mail message does not cost too much for marketers.

    Beside not wasting money and time, email marketing provides high ROI and an increment in the number of client visit as well in the acquisition of new customers.
    However, we can see that uses of blacklisted mail server have resulted in the failure of many email marketing campaigns. As all we know for the successful email marketing we can select SMTP dedicated email servers has lots of features which can make your email marketing campaign successful.

    There are so many enterprises have a large customer base and they need to connect with them on a regular basis. But so many times bulk emails fail to deliver at its destinations. Some of the email will fall into the spam folder and will take longer time to get open. And some of them will not reach to its destination folder. The primary reason behind this bad reputation of your email servers. To get rid from this problem SMTP dedicated email servers are worthy options to select.

    Highly configured servers for large and small volume email marketing provide ultimate performance. You can accept delivery, privacy and customization.

    We can do following things with dedicated email marketing servers.
    1.You can integrate with CRM, back-end applications and databases with ODBC and API.
    2.You can synchronize with MSSQL with ODBC as well as other available applications.
    3.You can authenticate multiple keys with DKIM generator.
    4.You can use enterprise feature and large list of email ids.
    5.You will get maintenance which includes around the clock network monitoring, updates and data backup facility.
    6.High speed for sending bulk emails, you can accept 500000/hour.

    A dedicated email servers will provide you dedicated resources, it means you dont need your resources with anyone. Which ensures high performance of the server. Which will result into successful email marketing campaigns.

  • July 10, 2018 /  Marketing

    In the turn of the new millennium many people already owned and used mobile phones. The phones in use back then were limited to calling and sending simple text messages. That was before the advance of the smart phones. Smart phones are a type of mobile phones which have computer ability or near computer ability. These phones are not only used for making calls and sending text messages, but they perform a number of other tasks. Smart phones can now be used as effective marketing tools. All types of small businesses can benefit by having a mobile app developed specifically for their needs. This article focuses on mobile apps for bars.

    Mobile apps for bars are those mobile applications which have been designed to serve the bar and or restaurant niche. The app should be equipped with certain functionality in order to turn it into an effective marketing tool for the business. Some of the functionality should include a coupon management system, mobile ordering, payment processing, a marketing list, and more.

    Building loyalty with check-Ins and coupons.
    One of the great ways that the mobile app is useful for the bar industry lies in the loyalty coupon system. A loyalty coupon system refers to a method employed by the business to reward the customers based on their loyalty to the business. Every time a custom comes in they can check-in using their mobile device. Each drink or food the customer consumes can also be tracked through the mobile app system. The business owner can decide how and when to reward their customers with a special coupon. For example, they may give away a free drink after five check-ins. The customers are suddenly motivated to come back into the business time and time again. Whats more, every time a customer checks in or unlocks a coupon, theyre prompted to share their experience with their circle of influence via text messaging, email, Facebook and Twitter. Their friends will then receive a request to join the mobile app community, and eventually pull them to the bar or restaurant.

    Communicating effectively with customers via push notifications.
    Push notification capability is one of the most effective features that a mobile app should have. They are very instrumental in customer marketing. Push notifications are instant messages that are delivered to customers phones and deliver an astounding 97% open rate. The bar may notify their customers of a special event, a special discount or simply invite previous customers to come back with one push of a button.

    These are just two of the many features a mobile app can provide. Bars and restaurants would also benefit by enabling mobile ordering and payments, integrating their social accounts including Facebook and Twitter, having a Fan Wall for customer interaction and more. A mobile app will enhance any business marketing efforts.

  • July 10, 2018 /  Marketing

    This is something that most establish network-marketing companies wont tell you about

    According to MLM Next Step LTD:

    In the early 1960s, franchising was a revolutionary new technology in business and it was also met with resistance. Newspapers and magazines wrote what a scam and rip-off franchising was. Stories of people who lost their life savings to some franchise were everywhere. There was a strong move to make franchising illegal. In fact, franchising actually came within 11 votes of being outlawed by Congress.
    Today, this so-called scam is responsible for over 34 percent of all retail sales in North America. Franchises sell nearly 800 billion dollars worth of goods and services today. Every industry goes through an evolution similar to this. Chiropractors were considered quacks in the 1970s, the stock market was considered shady and a form of gambling and the first newspaper in British North America, The Public Occurrence (1690), was suppressed by the governor of Massachusetts. Now, we almost can’t do without these industries.

    Formulation:

    Creation of company: You must first create your company, along with a catchy name, as well as marketing tools.

    Product management: Manage your products, whether they are your own or an affiliate product. Delete the ones that arent selling and market the ones that are!

    Getting top gun recruiters into the company: You need a team to make your company successful. Getting the best recruiters on your team will bring you much closer to success.

    Drafting out a compensation plan: How will you compensate those on your team while still making a profit?

    Company is shown to the world: Get the word out about your company through PR. Begin with an eye-catching press release.

    Concentration:

    Formulation of a robust company
    50% out network marketing companies go out of business in the first year.
    80% of remaining network marketing company wont even get pass the 3rd year.
    Those who pass the 2 most important criteria are game for great momentum growth.

    Momentum:

    1. Hit the masses.
    2. Steep Surge of sales figure; imagine that of a tsunami wave.
    3. This is where HUGE money was made.
    4. Huge numbers of distributors join the company.

    Stability:

    Finally the network marketing company, which passes the formula, concentration and momentum stage, will reach stability stage.
    There will still be growth in the company but not of huge proportions compared to the momentum stage.

    Most importantly, what is in it for you? If you were to ever join a network marketing company, make sure you ride on the tsunami wave where it is in its infancy and enjoy the process. As technology is moving at a staggering speed, a company that uses Internet as a recruitment platform will go much further and faster.

  • July 9, 2018 /  Marketing

    The mobile marketing and advertising news-wires are abuzz and more and more companies are jumping into the game on a daily basis. Powerhouses like Google and Apple are building their arsenal for the mobile advertising phenomenon that is all the talk right now.

    Companies large and small are jockeying for position within their target markets and local niches in an effort to get a first mover advantage in the inevitable transformation to the Mobile computing tsunami that is already taking shape.

    What this means to the Small Business owner and in-house marketers is that the mobile marketplace has gained momentum. A solid mobile strategy can provide a huge advantage and be your secret weapon for success among a targeted niche audience or in a localized small to medium size metropolitan area.

    You see, we understand that you don’t have the time to keep you ear to the ground on all of this Mobile mayhem, because you are busy with your two hands on the wheel with your companies. What we also know is that you rely on other small businesses to provide you with the knowledge and the tools to make sure that you are keeping you marketing and advertising efforts relevant and effective. In the ever evolving multimedia e-marketplace, you need solutions and you either need them to be service based and low cost, or you need them to be extremely easy to understand and integrate on a do it yourself basis.

    After all, one of the coolest things about being a small business owner is the adventure of wearing a variety of hats and learning the latest and greatest techniques to stay ahead of the competition. Today, Mobile Marketing might be one of the most effective and efficient means to push your business out ahead of the pack. Whether you are a retail shop, professional service, restaurant, hotel, craftsman or independent artist, you can engage your customers like never before.

    The tools, knowledge and abilities to put this into motion for your specific marketplace are right at your fingertips. Although this might seem like a complicated technological maze, you’ll be pleased to find that many other small companies within the Mobile Marketing industry have brought forth some interesting and easy to understand guidelines and tools that you can utilize today in efforts to launching your company into the Mobile arena.