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Stuff you didn't ask for regarding basic communications, marketing & public relations theory, as well as practical applications and a good dose of applied technology.   Good customer service and safety standards encourage your employees wear their name badges in a clearly visible manner, but sometimes this can be a challenge. Name tags with simple pins are common in restaurant and retail businesses, but corporate organizations generally issue a name badge . Frequently these are embedded with a proximity reader, bar code, or other "smart chip" devices for security, identification, or time card purposes. Such ...
and deciding whether such advertising complies with its advertising standards codes. These codes stipulate that "before distributing or submitting a marketing communication for publication, marketers must hold documentary evidence to prove all claims, whether direct or implied, that are capable of objective substantiation" and that "no marketing communication should mislead, or be likely to mislead, by inaccuracy, ambiguity, exaggeration, omission or otherwise". Cite error: There are tags on this page, but the references will not show without a {{Reflist}} template or a tag; see the .
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Unsolicited Marketing Advice: Practicing Guerrilla PR with 'Help a ...
Stuff you didn't ask for regarding basic communications, marketing & public relations theory, as well as practical applications and a good dose of applied technology.   Smaller organizations and non-profits often have a challenge in communicating their story to the media. Not only do they have limited staff and budgets, but today's pool of journalists is smaller and busier. Enter Help a Reporter Out , a way of connecting journalists working on specific projects with subject matter experts in business or academia, appropriate public relations professionals, or other individuals able to provide testimonials or ... market research, surveys and trends
Marketing Comet - Small Business Marketing Secrets: What Should I ...
What's in a name? Maybe a lot if it is what you're going to call your business. From the array of business names I see around me, it seems that many miss the mark. Business naming is an extremely important part of branding. Remember - branding is a part of marketing and marketing has only one job - to make profits. If your business name doesn't help you be more profitable, then it stinks. Let me see if I can help... I have been through the naming process with several companies, and I can tell you that it can be difficult. This is especially so if there's any kind of committee involved. A committee, by the ... market research, surveys and trends

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How RIM Can Bring the Sexy Back to BlackBerry: A Five-Point ...
People are buying Blackberries, but investors are not buying RIM. Why? Short answer. No buzz. Despite continuing to reign supreme as America’s smartphone of choice, RIM’s Blackberry devices are not creating enough excitement in the market. Sure, RIM saw 20 percent profit growth in the first quarter of 2010, but they’ve also watched their market share dwindle as rivals Apple and Android grow. If there was ever a time for a change, it’s now. BlackBerry, which is still ranked ahead of the iPhone and Android in worldwide popularity, can’t keep telling the market its working on an iPhone-killer that remains in the distant horizon. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Lannie Byrd | Converged media notes
specifically looking at the Florida Senate race. The draft report outlines three winning social media strategies (which seem pretty much like common sense to me). Facebook – “Candidates who update their profile page regularly give fans a reason to return more frequently, resulting in higher rates of interaction and larger fan communities.” Twitter – “High rates of messaging result in greater absolute numbers of followers and a greater level of follower engagement.” YouTube – “The most popular political videos are campaign advertisements and position statements crafted specifically ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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How to Get Published, Part 8: No Agent? Other Paths to Publication
Let's say that you didn't get an agent, that you've been banging your head for a year or several years or several projects and you still don't have an agent. There are other paths to publication. Self-publishing is open to everyone. You pay a fee, and they put your manuscript in book form. Prices range from a couple hundred to several thousand. Self-publishing utilizes a system called POD or Print-on-Demand and it’s similar to Cafepress. They do not waste materials until someone wants the book; meaning, the reason you can usually only get self-published books online rather than in a bookstore is that they ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Online marketing or spam?
Piquet Kruzas is a lawyer and experienced management trainer. He has operated his own eCommerce retail and distribution business and brings skills from 15 years in competition and consumer law, telecommunications regulation and compliance at the ACCC and Consumer Affairs Victoria.       The Spam Act has been in existence since December 2003. And most people know that to send "spam" (or "electronic commercial messages" as they're technically known) you have to have consent and provide the ability to unsubscribe. But there are a few tips and traps that aren't as commonly known. Online ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Guidance for marketers on the Privacy and Electronic ...
receiving unsolicited marketing calls on that number. From 25 June 2004, ... cause you to break the rules, seek legal advice about an action for breach of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Handling Complaints about Unsolicited Mail, Telemarketing and E ...
Tell the caller not to call you again. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Telephone Consumers Protection Act (TCPA) prohibits telephone solicitation calls to your home before 8:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m. and the telemarketing company may not call you again at home after you make this request. Anyone making a telephone solicitation call to your home must provide his or her name, the name of the person or entity on whose behalf the call is being made, and a telephone number or address at which that person or entity may be contacted. You can take ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Reactance to Recommendations: When Unsolicited Advice Yields ...
Fitzsimons and Lehmann: Reactance to Recommendations: When Unsolicited Advice Yields Contrary Responses. 84. Marketing Science 23(1), pp. ...
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Comments on How do i feel when I am get useful unsolicited advice ...
I get these faxes every day that drive me nuts! Usually they are trying to sell health insurance or some other non tangible like stocks. I have registered the number with the "Do Not Call Registry" but I keep getting them. Who in the world would buy something from someone who uses such intrusive marketing tactics? It seem so obvious that it's a scam and they waste my toner! Ok, so I signed up for a free trial of this companies service. They say if you call within 30 days you won't be charged and if you call within 30 days after your first charge it will be refunded. Now I called and they said it would be ...
What type of advice would you give a micro-business or freelancer ...
Focusing on your online brand remands me of some of the other points about promoting others, being a resource person, and having identified goals. It seems tempting to start out everywhere doing everything, but that lack of focus can really become a drag on your time and resources. Therefore a focused approach that is multi-tiered makes a lot of sense. Thank you everyone for offering up some very practical and thought provoking advice. These are all great ways to help the mico-biz owner and freelancers determine the best place to start and move forward with their goals. Although, I think some of their challenges are similar to ...