The best marketing links on the web right now

Posted on 27. Feb, 2010 by in Marketing, Web Design, Wordpress

Bribes Let Tomato Vendor Sell Tainted Food America’s Top Franchises 3 Things We Can Learn From IKEA’s Facebook Campaign 5 Questions with Seth Godin 12 Principals of Branding Scientific Evidence of Supplements Can You Improve Targeted Web Site Traffic With Sacred Email Marketing … Sacred Email Marketing Secrets predicts to let you into the secrets […]

The best business Squidoo lenses

Posted on 13. Feb, 2010 by in Marketing, SEO

As we have mentioned before, Squidoo is a facility where, like wikipedia, anyone can create a page. However, unlike wiki, with Squidoo, people can earn money or donate to charity. They can also create lists about whatever they want, without the fear of being banned or some zealous editor changing their hard work. Squidoo is […]

The best home improvement Squidoo lenses

Posted on 13. Feb, 2010 by in Marketing, SEO

Squidoo seems to have missed the mark when it comes to offering an information community. A quick look at the top Squidoo lenses reveals that most of the information on the site is either for SEO purposes or money making purposes. This may well be the intention of the website, to create a way for […]

Sample Marketing Plan

Posted on 09. Feb, 2010 by in Marketing

You can now download this plan when you register for FREE! Creative Development can develop a strategic marketing plan for you. All you have to do is use the contact form on the right hand side of this page. This is a very quick sample marketing plan you can use. Below is a sample marketing […]

The best links on the web right now

Posted on 04. Feb, 2010 by in Marketing

Stop, Breathe, Plan – How to make the most out of your marketing Changes to eBay fee strcture sparks a controversy –  Basically you will now get hit with a 9% “final value fee” for all transactions with a per-item cap of $50. This is in the states we presume. In Australia we have had […]

The lifetime value of a customer

Posted on 04. Feb, 2010 by in Marketing, sales

One of the number one things marketing companies should do is calculate the (average) lifetime value of a customer. This can be done in many ways, but basically you are looking at taking total revenue per year x number of years a customer would normally work with you. There are some other ways of doing […]

Product Design in 2010

Posted on 04. Feb, 2010 by in Product Design

Touch pads will be a thing of the past. In the same way that we view big unwieldy CRT screens as a relic of the 90s, we will probably view touchscreens in the same way. There is a great video courtesy of TED about how we will interact with products in the future. It seems […]

Subscriptions as a revenue model

Posted on 04. Feb, 2010 by in Marketing

Dave McClure asserts that  “Subscriptions are the new black”  and that by 2015 everybody will be at it. Subscriptions a way of raising revenue is definitely the in thing at the moment. Rupert Murdoch is threatening to cut off google from the News Corp pages and make everyone pay for access to its flagship titles […]

Improve your interactions

Posted on 04. Feb, 2010 by in Marketing

Market Yourself Without A Budget Not all of us have the finances to fit what we judge to be our marketing requirements. Here are some quick ways to market yourself without spending anything. Smile Smile, frequently or all the time. Smiling is contagious and it conveys a good mood. The more people are in a […]