Monthly Archives: September 2012

Photo (Missed) Opportunity

My wife Linda and I were in Portland, Oregon for a few days last month. Great town, nice people. We heard about the Portland Saturday Market (“the largest continually operating outdoor arts and crafts market in the nation”) and decided to check it out. It was terrific. Booth after booth of crafts, food, jewelry, clothing, sculptures and more. That’s where I took this picture. It cost me a dollar. Here’s what happened… One of the booths consisted entirely of birdfeeders […] Click to read more…

 

Call Me Maybe

As I’m hoping you noticed, I sent out an e-mail yesterday announcing the reopening of my one year marketing program. It was a relatively brief message which linked to the page describing the program in detail. A few hours after the message went out, I got an e-mail from a reader named Tom. Now I don’t know Tom, but apparently he’s got a background in direct response marketing (of which, yesterday’s message was an example).   Listen To This Post […] Click to read more…

 

A Life Sentence

I don’t know about where you live, but around here, summer ended abruptly this past Monday night at the precise conclusion of Labor Day Weekend. One day I’m splashing around in my neighbor’s pool and the very next morning I’m rooting through the hall closet, looking for a jacket to protect against the cold rain. I don’t know, maybe Mother Nature has finally gone digital.   Listen To This Post In any case, the end of summer brings with it […] Click to read more…

 

Sell To Your Friends

Selling to friends is a tricky topic. Lots of people flat out refuse to do it. Others would like to but are concerned about seeming pushy or somehow hurting the relationship. I understand, I used to feel the same way. But not anymore. Today I have friends who have become clients and clients who have become friends. Today’s friendly two-minute video explains how selling to friends benefits both you and them! Click below to watch… (Move slider at bottom of […] Click to read more…