20 Percent Of Marketing Works But Which 20 Percent

20 Percent of Marketing Works

I have heard that 20 percent of marketing works, but which 20 percent is working is often a really good question! There are no hard and fast rules about how marketing works, but we CAN track the results of that marketing. In the old days, we knew some good numbers about marketing, send out a […]

Hot Small Business Marketing Help

Small Business Entrepreur Marketing

Hot Small Business Marketing Help is a mix of the latest posts that we just LOVE, selected resources that we think are hot and a mix of our products and affiliate products that we recommend. This is meant to be an overall resource for small business, entrepreneur and realtor marketers. General Small Business Tools Small […]

Realtor Marketing Is Social Media Necessary

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Realtor marketing has come a long way from carrying around a huge listing book on your buyer appointments. BUT is all of the new realtor marketing hype important and is social media REALLY necessary. If you listen to the hype, every agent must now spend as much time marketing as I do (and I am […]

Is Small Business Marketing EVER Done

Small Business Marketing Questions

I talk with small business owners, entrepreneurs and realtors on a daily basis and what I hear most often…is my small business marketing EVER done. This usually follows them telling me that they had a website built a couple of years ago and now people are telling them they need a blog. OR they are […]

How to Choose the Right Keywords for Your Small Business

Keywords Small Business Marketing

How to choose the right keywords for your small business is one of the most important things that you can do with your marketing efforts. This post features guest author Reid Peterson, Internet Marketing Educator at growthinharmony.com! For those of you that don’t know by now – your keywords do matter. That doesn’t mean to […]

Realtor Marketing Videos to Flip Over

Realtor Marketing Flip Video Camera

Realtors who are marketing with videos are miles ahead of their competition. For the best Realtor marketing video camera, I can not recommend anything more highly than the Flip Video Camera! So what does a realtor video look like? This is Deborah Ward’s video for the Sage Condo Complex in St. Petersburg Florida. It took […]

Niche Marketing Know Your Audience

Niche Marketing

When I think about niche marketing I am as hesitant as the next person to eliminate any potential customers BUT it is totally necessary! If you try and please everyone, you will ultimately please no one and will have a hard time succeeding. So, what causes me to make that terribly bold statement? Yesterday I […]

Realtor Marketing Most Real Estate Websites Let Realtors Down

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Is your website submarining your realtor marketing efforts? Most realtors I know do not cruise the internet marketing sites and forums like I do so they are not aware of some the top things that effect their page rank or how high they are listed on google. Having worked with LOTS of Realtors with different […]

Facebook Marketing Getting Personal

Facebook Marketing

Marketing Artfully was recently featured in New Business Denver for social networking (more about that coming later!) I have been getting some great questions about Facebook from the readers and when I answer them I will share with you, my loyal readers. The first question is one I get A LOT, can you keep your […]

There is no one marketing thing that works

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I have been talking about this with humans A LOT lately so I am just going to get it off my chest here. There is NO ONE marketing thing that works! Facebook is not going to change your life, getting a blog or a website will not get you 1000 prospects tomorrow, new business cards […]

Is Honest Affiliate Marketing An Oxymoron

honest affiliate marketing

I have a huge question for you! Is honest affiliate marketing an oxymoron? Is there a way to make a little bit of money and still keep your integrity? Should you care? My Take On DISHONEST Affiliate Marketing As you know, I am a big marketing reader and learner. I have taken courses from people […]

Internet Marketing – Making the most of your marketing efforts

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When you start internet marketing, or real life marketing for that matter, you are all fired up. You are going to tweet, and facebook and get a blog and free websites and and and…. Then one of two things happens A) nothing works because you did one thing on each of those mediums or 2) […]

Big Changes Coming!

Hi All – Just wanted to let you know that are some BIG (exciting) changes coming soon to Marketing Artfully in the Small Business Internet Marketing, Realtor Marketing and General Marketing Info Arenas!!! Here are just a few of the things we are going to be doing: Creating a membership site where we can keep […]

Realtor Marketing – Direct Mail Postcards

The BEST marketing money I ever spent when I was an active Realtor was on direct mail postcards! I sent them out to my farm, to past clients and to prospects. To this day, two years later, I still get people who mention that they are sorry that I am not still sending them as […]

Realtor Marketing – FREE Social Networking Workshop

This is quicky because there are only a few seats left! Join me Friday afternoon in Largo, FL for a FREE Marketing for Realtors Social Networking (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) Workshop. You will walk away with your social networking sites set up (the right way) and tons of information about how to use these FREE […]

Realtor and Small Business Marketing Tip – Google Voice!

Google Voice - Realtor and Small Business Marketing

So you know I like make sure my realtors and small business owners know the latest and greatest marketing information so that you can take over and dominate your market! Well today’s topic is Google Voice! I signed up for Google Voice a few weeks ago and got the notification the other day that I […]

How To Market Your Small Business

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People ask me all the time what I do to market my small business (and my Realtor Marketing clients). I KNOW when I hear those words that they want to know the magic bullet – the ONE THING that I do to achieve online success. The ONE THING that I focus on that makes the […]

Small Business Marketing – Success Is HARD!

When you think about small business marketing success, there is no magic bullet! I am sorry to be the one to tell you that, but I sick of hearing about “get rich quick” schemes. I work in the trenches everyday with small business owners and they are busting their humps to succeed. They are learning […]

Eyejot – a free email marketing tool!

There are SO many free tools on the internet to get your marketing message out – Eyejot is a winner! One of my absolute favorite marketers – Brian P. Forrester of Mortgage Communication Spot sends out an eyejot most Mondays to tell his sphere important information about the mortgage industry. It takes him less than […]

Tracking your statistics – How can that help?

So I had a small business marketing seminar a couple of weeks ago with a focus on real estate professionals like Realtors, Mortgage Bankers, and marketing experts. One of the Realtors who attended (Cyndee Haydon – Clearwater Real Estate Specialist) has been tracking her numbers since the seminar and she is setting the world on […]