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Teen Entrepreneur Pursues Venture and Reforms Corporate America

Teen Entrepreneur Pursues Venture and Reforms Corporate America

Young entrepreneur Alex Parker of Grand Rapids, Michigan says he was bit by the entrepreneurial bug from the time he could comprehend. Growing up, he always was in awe when seeing the lavish lifestyle which successful entrepreneurs and businesspeople lived every day. Throughout elementary and junior high, Alex became more and more fascinated with the [...]

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Internet marketing venture got its start at home, with virtually no budget

Internet marketing venture got its start at home, with virtually no budget

Diane Potter’s company, Springboard Designs (www.springboarddesigns.com), was born out of a set of circumstances that led her to gamble big. She lost her job, and she wanted to stay home with the baby boy she had just adopted. She knew that to earn enough to support her family – husband, Ryan, was still an apprentice [...]

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Design-a-webpage.com: Webpage design meets Internet marketing

Design-a-webpage.com: Webpage design meets Internet marketing

Design-a-webpage.com (http://design-a-webpage.com) is a state of the art online webpage design tool for small businesses, entrepreneurs, marketers and startups. It combines best-practice Internet marketing techniques with the ease of point and click webpage creation, to provide members with the unique ability to create high converting landing pages in minutes. The site is the brainchild of [...]

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How to Barbecue Your Way To A Cash Cow

How to Barbecue Your Way To A Cash Cow

It started out with a love to cook and a burning desire to not wear a suit. Pig of the Month is a barbecue company that sells homemade meats, sauces, and sides nationwide. You can check us out at http://www.pigofthemonth.com/ to get a better feel for what we’re all about and then come back and [...]

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Content Crooner Drives High Quality Web Traffic to Your Website

Content Crooner (http://contentcrooner.com) is a web app that drives high quality traffic to your website. How? By giving you everything you need to create great content, automate its distribution, and track its impact. It’s fast, easy and very affordable, and beneficial for businesses big and small. We started Content Crooner because we were scratching our [...]

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Tip Sheet: How BizSugar Can Benefit Small Town Business Owners

Small town business owners have it good. Depending on the type of business you own, there’s little to no competition. Because the town is small, it’s likely everyone knows your business by name, and knows where it’s located without having to search for it. And word gets around quickly in a small town. As long [...]

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Canned Banners lets small business marketers and entrepreneurs quickly create professional online ads

What is the name of the site(s) and URL? Canned Banners www.cannedbanners.com A brief synopsis of the website / application ? Canned Banners is a self-serve website that allows anyone to quickly create high-quality banner ads. Our ads are all Flash-based, meaning that they have animation and interactivity. Here’s how our ad builder works: Pick [...]

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Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.13. Affiliate Marketing Software

Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.13. Affiliate Marketing Software

If you decide to do affiliate marketing on your own, then you will need to install or sign up for affiliate marketing tracking software. While measuring impressions and clicks is incredibly simple, measuring performance is much more difficult. You need software that not only counts the visitors an ad sends to your site, but also [...]

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Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.8. Banner Exchanges

Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.8. Banner Exchanges

Let’s say you truly are running a shoestring venture with precious little cash to spare for Web advertising. You can leverage the value inherent in your Web site by joining a banner exchange where you trade ads with other Web site owners. In essence, you get to place ads on other sites for “free.” But [...]

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Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.5. Web Advertising

Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.5. Web Advertising

No matter what your marketing strategy, at some point you’re going to entertain a serious Web advertising initiative. You will have extracted as much value as you can from search engine marketing and link exchange, or you’ll just get the itch to start prospecting in different streams. Web advertising can be much easier and cheaper [...]

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Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.4. Link Exchange Management

Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.4. Link Exchange Management

In the early days of the World Wide Web, long before search engines, long before banner ads, long before pop-ups, long before Amazon.com―in fact, long before some idjit coined the word “e-commerce”―there was link exchange, the oldest, most venerable, and most effective Web site traffic builder. I was there at the very beginning and built [...]

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Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.3. Search Engine Marketing

Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.3. Search Engine Marketing

In section 7.7, we covered Search Engine Optimization (SEO), the strategies and tactics you use to drive traffic to your Web site by manipulating or influencing your placement on free search engine results pages (SERPs) based on keywords that users would logically employ to find sites or services such as yours. Search Engine Marketing (SEM), [...]

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Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.2 Web Marketing

Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.2 Web Marketing

Once upon a time in a galaxy far, far away . . . probably 1950’s America . . . marketing and promotions were easy. All marketing really took was a giant plateful of media advertising combined with a generous helping of sales and some dollops of direct response advertising and public relations. Nobody ever had [...]

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Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.1. Promoting Your Company, Product, or Service

Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.1. Promoting Your Company, Product, or Service

When you hear the word “marketing,” what comes to mind? “Advertising,” you might say. “Selling.” “Public relations.” Yes, but not quite. Marketing comprises far more than “advertising” and “selling,” which are only one part of a business’ marketing functions. Marketing is, in fact, the engine that drives almost every business and it consumes a significant [...]

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Web and Ecommerce 7

Web and Ecommerce 7

Getting your Web site right means accomplishing many different tasks. Because so many different aspects contribute to a site’s success, the task requires many different hands to make it work. This chapter covers the main aspects of getting your site up and running and the resources available to you to get it right. We begin [...]

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