Social Media in Marketing

Is there a place for social media in marketing? The value of social media and its use in marketing seems to be increasing every month. As Twitter and Facebook start to come of age, marketers and business owners are finding new value in talking and having discussions with their customers. Below are some crucial tips …

Marketing Trends for 2010

As 2010 is now in full swing we can see some trends shaping up and taking priority this year. Despite the economic downturn through last year, or maybe because of it, marketing experts have focussed on more effective methods of marketing. Quick stats; Mobile marketing could grow from just $1.8 billion in 2007 to $24 …

Marketing out of a recession

There seems to be more and more evidence that, in virtually every market, there is recovery and growth. How long the growth will last is up for debate. What is certain is, when growing a business, when everyone else is growing too, means you need to tweak your marketing. Two key things occur in a …

Tips and benchmarks for the best email marketing

How we beat the industry average for email marketing. Contact us to have a stellar email marketing campaign. Industry Averages (approximately); Open Rate: 15% Click Rate:  3% Our Performance on email lists over 500 people. Open Rate: 18% Click Rate:5% 10 Tips for the best email marketing campaigns; Target. Find out to whom you want …

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The best business Squidoo lenses

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

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

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 …

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