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How To Actually Generate Customers On Professional Networks: Part 1

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If you're wondering if you can get clients from a professional network such as LinkedIn or Alignable (or any... Read Full Answer

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10 Actually Actionable Benefits Of List Building

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What is List Building all about?

List building refers to a continuous process of adding new and updated subscribers to your list.... Read Full Answer

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Celebrating Small And Locally-owned Businesses With Bill Brunelle of Independent We Stand

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Maury Kosh from The Performance Based Marketing Group
7 Locals Recommend Them • Posted on Friday, April 14, 2017

High 5 for you! I got flamed on here for saying that exact thing.

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We get comfortable in our own worlds and forget not ... (more)

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It happened again. I awoke and padded my way downstairs to start the day. After pouring my coffee, I looked in the pantry for breakfast. A new box of my favorite cereal (made by a company that's a... (more)

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We would like to be more in contact with our community and our business neighbors. How could we do this without sounding like we just want to leave a stack of business cards in their office? (more)

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Mark Mehling ( from Take Control Marketing
38 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

If you've decided exactly who to target with an especially well crafted message that relieves pain (whether physical or not), you aren't spamming anyone. It's called selling. And ... (more)

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Some business owners feel it's essential to be open on holidays to remain competitive in their market and add reliability value to their brand for consumers/customers. Open forum, thoughts? (more)

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What is it that keeps you up at night, frustrates you about leading your team, or concerns you the most? (After working with high growth organizations for 20 years, I am curious as I put together... (more)

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Sure, you can make them kinda work. . . what is the most frustrating aspect of attending networking groups? (more)

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Maury Kosh from The Performanced Based Marketing Group
7 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, April 14, 2017

My biggest frustration is typically people do not really understand the purpose of a networking event, and all they do is run around tossing business cards at as many people as ... (more)

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Alignable members are weighing in with their opinions on Wells Fargo. Have you rated Wells Fargo yet? Add your rating and then check out other member's opinions and share your insights in the... (more)

Asked by Brian Krohn

I've spent thousands on marketing with zero results! Word of mouth referrals are the best - what else have people found that doesn't cost a fortune? (more)

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Mark Mehling ( from Take Control Marketing
38 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, April 3, 2017


It is always deeply saddening when I read of someone who has "spent thousands on marketing with zero results!"

Chances are you mean 'advertising' as opposed to just ... (more)