Marketing Consultant, Hired Gun

In the old west the Sheriff would call in outside professional help when needed. These “Hired Guns” were professionals, brought in to bolstered their law enforcement by providing their special abilities and talents to resolve local problems. Today, business owners are doing the same, by bringing outside professional Marketing Consultants…

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Why businesses fail

Thousands of new businesses are started every week. Ninety percent of those businesses will fail within the first two years. The primary reason is lack of capitalization. The second reason is poor management. Actually the two go together. If you don’t have the money in the first place you are…

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Outside objectivity in marketing

An anorexic girl looks in the mirror, sees a fat person and is determined to lose weight. Her self-view is distorted because she cannot look at herself objectively. Even though others may reassure her that she is too thin, in her distorted impression, she thinks she is obese. To some…

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Target Marketing

In today’s political climate, anything related to guns or gun ownership will stir emotions and debate from both sides of the issue. However, the terms “rifle,” “shotgun” and “target marketing” are widely accepted terms in the marketing field and have been for many years. These terms best describe two marketing…

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Ad Creativity

Creativity is a God given talent… not possessed by everyone. Creativity in Advertising and Marketing has produced phenomenal sales results and launched many companies. But it is not understood or embraced by all marketers. Advertising Creativity can be stymied by naïve or reluctant business management because they just do not…

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Marketing Analysis Consultation

  A consultation with a marketing professional is essential before the creation or production of advertising materials a commitment of media, or proposing a cost for promotional campaign. For businesses who have an on-going advertising campaign, a Marketing Analysis provides an outside objective evaluation which can offer alternative suggestions,  improve…

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