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March 2, 2011 - Duct Tape Marketing News

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Cool Tools

Tools, links and services we found this week

OnlyWire – highly flexible tool that allows you to automatically submit content to multiple social media sites

Hello Bar – this simple top of the page bar loads a gentle message for visitors to your site and can be a nice way to do things like increase newsletter subscriptions or point out recent happenings. I’ve seen it crop up this week on ChrisBrogan.com and MariSmith.com

Treepodia – Platform that allows you to turn an entire product catalog into a video catalog

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Featured Story

5 Ways to Make Review Sites Your New Best Friend

By John Jantsch

photoSome business owners have found that review sites such as Yelp! and Google Maps can be a boon for business, while others have developed a love/hate relationship with them. Read the rest at AMEX OPENForum


Marketing Links
Posts from my personal blog reader

4 Ways Marketing Can Help You Get Paid Faster
While marketing can do many things for your business such as help you acquire new customers or increase your sales, helping you get paid faster is probably not among the things that you are focusing your marketing efforts on - but perhaps you should be. from rohitbhargava

Following Up
Following up is one of those things that is really easy and really hard at the same time. Let me explain. from marketing.fm

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Social Media Buzz
Listening to the conversation online

ARE LIKES POISED TO REPLACE LINKS AS THE WEB'S PRIMARY SIGNAL?
For years the mighty hypertext link has served as the web's traffic signal network. Links guide where our clicks, attention and, therefore, money flows from steverubel

Small Business
Trends in Small Business

My Simplest Innovation Advice
Innovation is not simple, but there are simple ways to get better at it. One of my favorite techniques is to remember a game that many of you probably played in your childhood — musical chairs. from hbr.org


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