To grow your business in today's economy, you need a strong online presence. But what does that entail exactly? Marketing is no longer about mass-market advertising and outbound sales; it's about capturing demand - grabbing the attention of people already looking to make a purchase or acquire specific knowledge. To do that, your content needs to be at the top of Internet search results. From website designers to business owners, marketers to entrepreneurs, everyone can benefit from understanding and applying SEO best practices.
Learn to make your small business marketing as simple, effective, and affordable as duct tape. In Duct Tape Marketing, renowned small business marketing guru John Jantsch shows you how to develop and execute a marketing plan that will give your business the life and longevity you want. In this audiobook you will learn the Duct Tape Marketing system and how to apply its principles to your business by following three steps. This audiobook provides proven, yet elegantly simple tools to help you grow your small business.
"How to be a Jack of All Trades Marketer"
The power of glitzy advertising and elaborate marketing campaigns is on the wane; word- of-mouth referrals are what drive business today. People trust the recommendation of a friend, family member, colleague, or even stranger with similar tastes over anything thrust at them by a faceless company. Most business owners believe that whether customers refer them is entirely out of their hands. But science shows that people can't help recommending products and services to their friends....
"Synthesized on and offline networking"
The small-business guru behind Duct Tape Marketing and The Referral Engine teaches listeners how to establish lasting commitment in their employees, customers, and businesses. Why are some companies able to generate committed, long-term customers while others struggle to stay afloat? Why do the employees of some organizations fully dedicate themselves while others punch the clock without enthusiasm?
Many of the areas that salespeople struggle with these days have long been the domain of marketers, according to best-selling author John Jantsch. The traditional business model dictates that marketers own the message while sellers own the relationships. But now, Jantsch flips the usual sales approach on its head. It's no longer enough to view a salesperson's job as closing. Today's superstars must attract, teach, convert, serve, and measure while developing a personal brand that stands for trust and expertise.
"not quite for audible"