With the rise of social networks, "Twitterized" attention spans, and new forms of video content, the techniques that worked in crafting attention-grabbing, clickable, and actionable online copy a few years ago are simply not as effective today. Thoroughly revised, the third edition of Web Copy That Sells gives readers proven methods for achieving phenomenal success with their online sales and marketing efforts. They will learn to: * Use psychological tactics that compel Web surfers to buy * Create effective, highly-targeted Facebook ads * Test copy to maximize response * Write online marketing video scripts that sell * Craft compelling copy for interactive advertising banners * Produce high-converting video sales letters * And more Proven and practical, Web Copy That Sells shows how to quickly turn lackluster sites into "perpetual money machines," streamline key messages down to irresistible "cyber bites"...and ensure that Web copy, e-mail, and marketing communications pack a fast, powerful--and sales generating--punch.
With the rise of social networks, "Twitterized" attention spans, and new forms of video content, the techniques that worked in crafting attention-grabbing, clickable, and actionable online copy a few years ago are simply not as effective today. Thoroughly revised, the third edition of Web Copy That Sells gives readers proven methods for achieving phenomenal success with their online sales and marketing efforts. They will learn to: * Use psychological tactics that compel Web surfers to buy * Create effective, highly-targeted Facebook ads * Test copy to maximize response * Write online marketing video scripts that sell * Craft compelling copy for interactive advertising banners * Produce high-converting video sales letters * And more Proven and practical, Web Copy That Sells shows how to quickly turn lackluster sites into "perpetual money machines," streamline key messages down to irresistible "cyber bites"...and ensure that Web copy, e-mail, and marketing communications pack a fast, powerful-and sales generating-punch.
When it comes to copy, what works in the brick-and-mortar world does not necessarily grab Web consumers...and with new developments like social networks, blogs, and YouTube, the strategies that worked even a few years ago are unlikely to attract people’s attention. Completely updated for the current online marketplace, Web Copy That Sells gives readers proven methods for achieving phenomenal success with their online sales and marketing efforts. Readers will learn to: • write irresistible Web copy, e-mails, and marketing communications • quickly turn lackluster sites into “perpetual money machines” • streamline key messages down to intriguing “cyber bites” • use the psychological tactics that compel Web surfers to buy Featuring updated strategies for communicating and selling in the continually evolving landscape of Web 2.0, the second edition unlocks the secret to turning today’s online prospects into paying customers!
31 Days to Millionaire Marketing Miracles is a breakthrough blueprint outlining the proven steps for successfully attracting more leads, getting more clients, and making more sales. Author Tracy Repchuk shows entrepreneurs, business owners, and opportunity-seekers what to do, when to do it, and the order in which it needs to be done to build an online marketing presence that is stable, predictable, and expandable. Whether you want to dominate your market globally or locally, this thirty-one-day guide allows you to take your product, service, or message, and turn it into a moneymaking machine. Best Selling Author Tracy Repchuk is recognized as the Top Woman Speaker in the World for Internet Marketing and an entrepreneur in the IT and internet industry since 1985 Serves as a reference guide to newbies and entrepreneurs wanting to turn their passion into profits and accelerate business results 31 Days to Millionaire Marketing Miracles guides you along a proven path to profits and shows you an Internet marketing formula that will attract more leads, get more clients, and make more sales
Fully updated with new information, including the latest changes to YouTube! If you're a marketer, consultant, or small business owner, this is the guide you need to understand video marketing tactics, develop a strategy, implement the campaign, and measure results. You'll find extensive coverage of keyword strategies, tips on optimizing your video, distribution and promotion tactics, YouTube advertising opportunities, and crucial metrics and analysis. Avoid errors, create a dynamite campaign, and break it all down in achievable tasks with this practical, hour-a-day, do-it-yourself guide. Shows you how to successfully develop, implement, and measure a successful video marketing strategy Written in the popular An Hour a Day format, which breaks intimidating topics down to easily approachable tasks Thoroughly updated with the latest YouTube functionality, helpful new case studies, the latest marketing insights, and more Covers optimization strategies, distribution techniques, community promotion tactics, and more Explores the crucial keyword development phase and best practices for creating and maintaining a presence on YouTube via brand channel development and customization Shows you how to optimize video for YouTube and search engine visibility Give your organization a visible, vital, video presence online with YouTube and Video Marketing: An Hour a Day, Second Edition.
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When CEOs think about the supply chain, it's usually to cut costs. But the smartest leaders see supply chain and sourcing for what they can be: hidden tools for outperforming the competition. Steve Jobs, upon returning to Apple in 1997, focused on transforming the supply chain. He hired Tim Cook—and the company sped up the development of new products, getting them into consumers' hands faster. The rest is history. Across a range of industries, once-leading companies are in trouble: Walmart, IBM, Pfizer, HP, and The Gap to name a few. But others thrive. While competitors were shutting stores, Zara's highly responsive supply chain made it the most valued company in the retail space and its founder, the richest man in Europe. The success of TJX, Amazon, Starbucks, and Airbus, is fueled by supply chain and sourcing. Showcasing real solutions, The Supply Chain Revolution will: Improve customer satisfaction and increase revenue Make alliances more successful Simplify and debottleneck the supply chain Boost retail success by managing store investment Drive excellence Technology is disrupting business models. Strategies must change. The Supply Chain Revolution flips conventional thinking and offers a powerful way for companies to compete in challenging times.
Invaluable advice on analyzing and measuring the effects of social media Do you wish you could sit down with an expert to figure out whether or not your social media initiatives are working? With Social Media Metrics Secrets, you can! Expert John Lovett taps into his years of training and experience to reveal tips, tricks, and advice on how to analyze and measure the effects of social media and gauge the success of your initiatives. He uses mini case studies to demonstrate how to manage social operations with process and technology by applying key performance indicators, and assessing the business value of social media. Highlights how social media can impact all aspects of your business and transform the way you quantify successful interactions with customers Shares innovative techniques for managing the massive volume of social analytics data by putting data to work in ways that contribute to your organizational goals Details techniques for adopting a Social Analytics Framework for understanding evolving consumer behavior necessary to compete in a socially networked future Written in a conversational tone, Social Media Metrics Secrets goes behind the scenes to present you with unbeatable advice and unparalleled insight into social media metrics.
"This book...will help you take your marketing to the next level without having to increase your budget a dollar" - Inc. Mashable Best New Marketing Books to Read in 2017 Selected by Oracle Marketing Cloud as a Top 15 Marketing Book for 2016 It's an exciting time to be in marketing: The Internet, social media, and content marketing are powerful equalizers, resetting the playing field for businesses large and small. Yet, it's also a challenging time, with much work to do and an ever-changing array of platforms, features, and networks to master-all on a tighter budget than before. Don't get discouraged, get scrappy! Shattering the myth that only big brands can do big things, Get Scrappy will help you: Demystify digital marketing in a way that makes sense for your business * Do more with less * Build a strong brand with something to say * Find inspiration in unexpected places * Create relevant and engaging content and promote it via Twitter, Facebook, and other channels * Integrate strategy and message across touchpoints for a unified brand experience-both online and off * Spark dialogue with your community of customers * Measure what matters The result is a reliable, repeatable system for reinventing your marketing as marketing reinvents itself. Featuring frameworks, hacks, tips, idea starters, and more, Get Scrappy is the map you need to take your marketing from good to great.
A companion to the bestselling Words that Sell, the next definitive advertising word-and phase book More Words That Sell is packed with 3,500high-powered, idea-generating words, phrases, and slogans, arranged by category and purpose (example categories include Power Words, Sounds, Technology, Youth Market, and dozens more). Containing checklists and other helpful features like its bestselling predecessor Words That Sell--but with literally no overlapping words--it will be valuable for devotees of that classic book and new fans. More Words That Sell includes: Power words for heightening impact Positive personal qualities for selling oneself Cliche's to avoid Color names beyond just red, white, blue, yellow, etc. Words that reflect current trends in popular culture With all words reflecting current use in advertising and media, and sections covering internet marketing and advertising, More Words That Sell will be a must-have word and-phrase reference for writers of all types.
Internet marketing guru Yanik Silver has scoured the internet to bring together 5 world-class experts who make thousands in extra cash online each month. They reveal their secrets to making unlimited cash using today’s hottest online moneymaking methods: selling information, eBay, affiliate marketing, Yahoo! Stores and blogging.
Everything you need to know to run a profitable and satisfying mail order business from your home. From painless business planning to achieving success in cyberspace, this book’s step-by-step methods are practical and easy to understand, and they will put you on the path to building your own home-based business. Whether you are looking to assess your personal skills, estimate your start-up costs, choose the right products, or stay profitable once you are in business, each chapter will guide you on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based mail order business. Look for useful charts and worksheets throughout the book, including: Common Questions and Answers Profiles of Successful Businesses Expense Summaries Sample Press Release Direct Mail Checklist
Discover the secrets of written persuasion! "The principles of hypnosis, when applied to copywriting, add a new spin to selling. Joe Vitale has taken hypnotic words to set the perfect sales environment and then shows us how to use those words to motivate a prospect to take the action you want. This is truly a new and effective approach to copywriting, which I strongly recommend you learn. It's pure genius." -Joseph Sugarman, author of Triggers "I've read countless book on persuasion, but none come close to this one in showing you exactly how to put your readers into a buying trance that makes whatever you are offering them irresistible." -David Garfinkel, author of Advertising Headlines That Make You Rich "I am a huge fan of Vitale and his books, and Hypnotic Writing (first published more than twenty years ago), is my absolute favorite. Updated with additional text and fresh examples, especially from e-mail writing, Joe's specialty, Hypnotic Writing is the most important book on copywriting (yes, that's really what it is about) to be published in this century. Read it. It will make you a better copywriter, period." -Bob Bly, copywriter and author of The Copywriter's Handbook "I couldn't put this book down. It's eye opening and filled with genuinely new stuff about writing and persuading better. And it communicates it brilliantly and teaches it brilliantly-exemplifying the techniques by the writing of the book itself as you go along." -David Deutsch, author of Think Inside the Box, www.thinkinginside.com "Hypnotic Writing is packed with so much great information it's hard to know where to start. The insights, strategies, and tactics in the book are easy to apply yet deliver one heck of a punch. And in case there's any question how to apply them, the before-and-after case studies drive the points home like nothing else can. Hypnotic Writing is not just about hypnotic writing. It is hypnotic writing. On the count of three, you're going to love it. Just watch and see." -Blair Warren, author of The Forbidden Keys to Persuasion
How does a dyslexic college dropout become an Internet marketing guru, living a life of wealth and freedom many people only dream of? Answer: by seeing a need and filling it. When his dad purchased a shiny new Apple 2E in 1983, it didn't take long for Brian G. Johnson to discover video games. He was hooked. However, what really blew him away was what he discovered several years later-the Internet. Brian knew it would completely change how and where people spent their money. Most of all, it would level the playing field for average folks, allowing them to cash in as it reached the masses. Trust Funnel is one part memoir, three parts "how-to" manual for anyone seeking the freedom to work when and where they want as they build an Internet marketing business on a shoestring budget. Inspired by Zig Ziglar, it examines how the Web and online success revolve around trust and the acts of: listening liking trusting buying Trust can be found in many places online. It can be found among site visitors who decide to "like" a page or post. It can be found in another selfie that appears on someone's Facebook newsfeed. And it can be found in the complex algorithms that power Google rankings, Facebook, and the various other social sites. Gone are the days of links, Google page rankings, and Facebook's EdgeRank. Today's online currency that powers the Web and online success is trust. With Trust Funnel, Brian provides detailed formulas and rituals that enable anyone to leverage the exact same strategies, tactics, and philosophies that have allowed him to drive traffic, build trust, and earn a very comfortable living. Trust Funnel tells the story of his mind-boggling success and can be the springboard to yours.
“While you’re reading Neuro Web Design, you’ll probably find yourself thinking ‘I already knew that…’ a lot. But when you’re finished, you’ll discover that your ability to create effective web sites has mysteriously improved. A brilliant idea for a book, and very nicely done.” – Steve Krug, author of Don’t Make Me Think! A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability Why do people decide to buy a product online? Register at your Web site? Trust the information you provide? Neuro Web Design applies the research on motivation, decision making, and neuroscience to the design of Web sites. You will learn the unconscious reasons for people’s actions, how emotions affect decisions, and how to apply the principles of persuasion to design Web sites that encourage users to click. Neuro Web Design employs “neuro-marketing” concepts, which are at the intersection of psychology and user experience. It’s scientific, yet you’ll find it accessible, easy to read, and easy to understand. By applying the concepts and examples in this book, you’ll be able to dramatically increase the effectiveness and conversion rates of your own Web site.
Offers tips and strategies for building and developing a successful and profitable Internet-based business.
Great leaders inspire action with their words. They spark enthusiasm and commitment. With a single conversation, they can change the direction of someone's life. Everyone wants to be the kind of leader who energizes and mobilizes others—yet too few are. Why is it so challenging to crack the code? Executive coach Kristi Hedges spent years studying exactly what inspiring leaders do differently. Informed by quantitative research and thousands of responses from leaders at all levels, she reveals that inspiring communication isn't about grand gestures. Instead, those who motivate us most do a few things routinely, consistently, and intentionally. Eye-opening and accessible, The Inspiration Code dispels common myths about how leaders communicate—and guides them in cultivating qualities that authentically excite. Inspired companies need inspirational leaders. Learn to unlock motivation, lift peoples' sights, and lead them into the future.
The nation's premier communications expert shares his wisdom on how the words we choose can change the course of business, of politics, and of life in this country In Words That Work, Luntz offers a behind-the-scenes look at how the tactical use of words and phrases affects what we buy, who we vote for, and even what we believe in. With chapters like "The Ten Rules of Successful Communication" and "The 21 Words and Phrases for the 21st Century," he examines how choosing the right words is essential. Nobody is in a better position to explain than Frank Luntz: He has used his knowledge of words to help more than two dozen Fortune 500 companies grow. Hell tell us why Rupert Murdoch's six-billion-dollar decision to buy DirectTV was smart because satellite was more cutting edge than "digital cable," and why pharmaceutical companies transitioned their message from "treatment" to "prevention" and "wellness." If you ever wanted to learn how to talk your way out of a traffic ticket or talk your way into a raise, this book's for you.