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Five Selling Mistakes that Cost You Marketing Dollars
It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest post is from Mike Montague– Enjoy! Most businesses these days seem to take a sales or marketing approach to business development instead of a sales AND marketing approach. These common mistakes in sales can cost you marketing dollars and a lot of revenue from potential […]
How Networking Can Increase Your Sales and Help Your SEO
It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest post is from Samantha Pena – Enjoy!  You know the saying, “It’s not what you know but who you know”? Although your skills and dedication play a large part in starting your business, your chances of success rise when you know the right people. Networking is […]
Are You Building Your Business With a Crock-pot or a Microwave?
It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest post is from Dan Kraus – Enjoy! My Hubspot channel colleague Rachel Cogar at Puma Creative has a phase that I just absolutely love – she describes Inbound Marketing as a crock-pot strategy, not a microwave strategy.  Meaning, quite vividly I would add, that you […]
In Sales & Marketing, Zero Dark Thirty is 30 Minutes Too Late
… or why the biggest sales problem businesses think they have isn’t the one they actually have! It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest post is from a member of the Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network – Kurian M. Tharakan– Enjoy! In the movie Zero Dark Thirty, the US Navy Seal team raid on […]
Using Forums to Market New Products and Services to Existing Customers
It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest post is from Patrick Clinger – Enjoy! Businesses of all stripes are always looking for new customers to buy their products or services. However, sometimes businesses ignore the best place to look for new sales:  through customers who have already purchased products and services in […]
Bridging the Small Business Marketing Gap
It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest post is from Dan Faggella – Enjoy!  Email marketing and marketing automation software often fails to achieve business goals of enhancing revenue and profitability, creating a “marketing gap” for businesses. This is a particular challenge for startups and small businesses that have fewer internal resources and […]

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Gambling with Facebook Ads: How to Win Against a Stacked Deck
It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest post is from Claire Pelletreau – Enjoy! “Facebook Ads is just like gambling! I got this rush every time I looked and saw that my numbers had gone up again!” Not everyone has this reaction to Facebook ads, especially their first time out of the […]
Marketing Automation: What is it and Why Should I Care?
It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest post is from Scott Thomas– Enjoy!    Marketers, meet your secret weapon: marketing automation. Only recently, has this underutilized method of demand generation been brought to the forefront of public attention. Marketing automation has slowly become a go-to buzzword in the marketing world but […]
Why Live Chat is a Powerful Sales Tool
It is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest is from Sunir Shah – Enjoy!  As you read this article, potential customers are browsing your website, looking to buy something from you. Lost, confused, skittish, they will abandon your site before buying anything. If only you had talked to them in time. […]
4 Ways Creativity Can Help Generate Online Sales
Thursday is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest is from Ryan Ernst – Enjoy!   As digital marketing and advertising has evolved throughout the years, function has slowly gobbled up form, one clicks, like, page view and web lead at a time. It’s 2014. And Don Draper ain’t walking through the doors […]