Marketing when Trade Shows cancel

Due to COVID-19 concerns, many Trade Shows will not be opening.  An example is the 2020 SEMA Show which has been canceled. The annual automotive aftermarket trade show was scheduled to be held Nov. 3-6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Other shows will soon be announcing cancellations as well.…

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NUTS AND BOLTS OF ADVERTISING

No, I am not talking about marketing hardware, but rather the basics of product and service sales promotion. Too much emphasis is being placed on creativity and on-line media placement while not presenting a compelling message. Effective advertising must appeal to the emotions, wants and needs and even fears of…

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CREATING AN ONLINE CATALOG

If your company does not have a downloadable catalog on your website, you are losing sales! Many marketers are reaching their customers by posting downloadable sales collateral online. While all catalogs, brochures, product bulletins and sales fliers are designed in print format, they can be also converted to interactive digital…

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COMING BACK AFTER COVID-19

Nothing can disrupt a bustling economy like a pandemic. That is exactly what happened with the Coronavirus shutdown. Because many companies had to completely stop operating, employees were laid off and the supply chain was disrupted. Make no mistake America is coming back stronger than ever before! So, what can…

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How to market in the Coronavirus pandemic

Nothing can disrupt a bustling economy like a pandemic. That is exactly what is happening now with the Coronavirus. The threat has affected every business from healthcare concerns of employees to shortages of products due to panic buying to cancellation of activities and events. Firms are already reporting 42% slower…

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LAUNCHING A MARKETING CAMPAIGN

Whether you are launching a rocket, a new product or a new business, the four “P’s” apply. What are they? Product, Production, Preparation, and Propellent. Without these critical functions your rocket or your business endeavor will never get off the ground or crash and burn. Ninety-nine percent of new businesses…

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How to get the most out of your Marketing Consultant

  Does your company have a Marketing Consultant? While some businesses do their advertising in-house, or with freelancers and web services, astute marketers have found engaging the services of a Marketing Consultant provides an overall comprehensive marketing strategy, maximizing efficiency and reduces costly risks of misguided efforts. Whether your firm…

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WHO IS DOING YOUR MARKETING?

AN ALTERNATIVE TO HIGH PRICED AD SERVICES No one ever said that advertising was going to be cheap. Some of the most expensive advertising efforts have been attempts by marketers, who try to skimp by as cheaply as possible, by doing it themselves, or using freelancers to do their artwork.…

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Marketing the fuel that drives sales.

Advertising and marketing are the fuel that propels every business down the Marketing Highway. With enough fuel in your tank, you can accelerate and pass your competition. Or, you can choose to be conservative and just keep up with traffic. The worst mistake any business can make is to let…

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