I receive a dozen or so inquiries for services a week. Around 10-15% of those calls are made while the person is driving. Of those, only a small percent end up being effective conversations. In the study referenced in the link, drivers but not passengers in a “moving” simulator retold a smaller number of central…
Lee Odden hit a nerve with his last post. “The [seo] challenge comes from a combination of: The need to create new content that travels and that others are motivated to link to Convincing web site owners that they need to create and promote content on an ongoing basis outside of their brochureware corporate site…
I was amazed when I read that Google was rolling out Automatic Match Adwords on May 20th. This system goes against every methodology I’ve developed to help clients with Adwords and I fear it will pray upon the uninformed advertiser’s budget.
In the fast paced world of technical support ticket systems, the goal is to get your issue through the system as fast as possible – but never forget that this is a marketing exercise, and those sending the support tickets are busy human beings who require you to be remarkable every time.
Lighting Store in the Dark About True Cost of Arcane Policies
I recently went to get my hair cut at one of the most Mayberry-like barber shops you’ve ever seen. It’s the Facebook of the 1950s, stuck in time, the chairs are original. The smiles are authentic. Conversations filled the air. It was a pretty day, and the place was busy.
A person I know well was there with her child, and was talking about how she recently bought a lighting fixture . Once it was up, she didn’t like it. It just didn’t look right when they held it up in it’s proposed location. She it back to the store in original condition. That’s when the trouble started.
They say playing the lottery is a “special tax” for the “math challenged.” I think that’s true. In the search world Google’s new Automatic Matching setup is a special tax on the uninformed advertiser.
What I’m hearing about the new Google Automatic Matching beta is that they will look at unspent funds in your account, and “spend it for you” on terms its algorithms deem appropriate. I blew this off at first thinking it sounded like a rumor, but am now hearing more buzz about it.