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A List of PR Blogs Worth a Visit
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Is Pay Per Call Advertising Working?
Lots is being said about pay per call advertising but so little exists in terms of measurable results that it is still a little tough to know if this play makes sense for the typical small business. The bottom line lies in understanding your lead conversion process – does it require a phone conversation with […]
Where Not To Advertise
Advertising pervades most of our waking moments (and likely some of our slumber). So much so that we are getting pretty good at tuning out what we see as sales messages. Desperate advertisers see this as a sign to up the obnoxiousness factor and extent the advertising space into some places it just should not […]

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What Do You Sell?
This title seems like a simple enough question, no trick to it really. If you sell insurance, you sell a piece of paper If you sell remodeling, you sell boards, drywall and paint If you sell tax preparation, your sell a big fat envelope full of filled out forms If you sell automobiles, you sell […]
Stop Defending Blogging and Just Go Blog
Every couple of weeks or so a journalist or, heaven forbid, a blogger pops up with a story that is unflattering or even down right negative about the use of blogging as a business tool. (More often than not the party in question is simply practicing a “go against the flow” tactic to garner publicity) […]

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The Top 25 Marketing Blogs
Mack Collier at the Viral Garden has taken the Alexa data and come up with a top 25 marketing blogs list. Some you’ve heard of, some, I suspect, you have not. I find these types of lists to be a good way to find some really good new (to me at least) blogs.
Calling a few good bloggers
If you read my blog at all you will have noticed that I have hooked together 9 other blogs to create what I call the Duct Tape Marketing Channel. I’ve decided to expand this little operation and add another group of blogs, on specific topics, focused on small business. If you think you would like […]
Technology Inventory Worksheet
A couple of days ago I wrote a post about securing the control of your domain name. This post sparked a lot great comments including one from Dalene Bradford who writes Charitable Thoughts – a blog focused on helping non-profit organizations. She points to an example of a large non-profit group that lost their web […]
Business Book Freebies from 800CEOREAD
Jack Covert over at 800CEOREAD has an interesting offering he calls In Bubble Wrap. I love books, as you may already know, and I think CEOREAD has done a great job over the years of promoting business books and business authors. Here is what In Bubble Wrap is all about in their own words iBW […]

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