Host a Meetup

Would you like to meet some of your potential customers offline and get to know them? Or want to present some information about your product or service? Why not host a meetup? Start by going to meetup.com and register your new meetup. You’ll be charged a small fee and they will help publicize your event. […]

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Online Newsletters

If you have a blog or website, then you should be sending a regular newsletter. No less than once a month, so your readers don’t forget you and no more than a couple of times a week, so you don’t annoy them. The biggest reason to have a newsletter is to collect a list of […]

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Creating Demand Through Fear of Loss

There are many ways to create demand for a product. One of them is by using fear of loss. The potential buyer makes up his mind to purchase when the possibility arises that the product may no longer be available. I saw this method in action the other day. My daughter and I went into […]

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Importance of Having a Web Address

When looking at the local paper last night, I was surprised to see how many businesses have yet to show an online presence to their customers. Even the local computer store didn’t have a website listed on their ad. Did you realize that most people under 40 never look at a phone book? So if […]

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WordPress Problems

WordPress is the blog software chosen by most Internet marketers. Once installed, it’s easy to use, has a lot of capability and all kinds of plugins to increase its usefulness. On the down side, it can be tricky to upgrade. Apparently, upgrading to a newer version of WordPress is simply a matter of click, read […]

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Dragon Naturally Speaking

I recently purchased Dragon Naturally Speaking version 9.  This speech recognition software turns talk into text and is faster and more accurate than typing.  E-mail, instant messaging and surfing the web can all by done by voice. So far, I like the program very much. I found that I had to teach it how I speak, which took me […]

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Websites

Doing Research

Google is one of the best places online to do research. Try typing “+forum+(topic) and you will find out what consumers are saying about various topics. Note: replace the brackets and the word “topic” with the name of the topic you would like to find information about. Carol

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