It’s time to stop boring people with how good your open rates and click-through rates are. Tell them what each and every person on your list is worth in dollars by measuring Revenue per Recipient (RPR). When you track the results of your emails down to the dollar, you track your own value down to […]
Let’s talk about your career as a marketer. Let’s talk about your power in an organization. Let’s talk about your ability to make things happen in a very real and salary-building way. Marketing is seen as important by CEOs. However, the marketing department is often not seen as important. We are too often seen as […]
Tim Ash and Brian Massey talk about finding your customer creation equation in this installment of Landing Page Optimization on Webmaster Radio. My favorite quote from the discussion is, “There’s a big dumb bouncer in your brain.” Thanks for that, Tim.
Even though the election season is over, I’ve opted to extend the debate and move it into the realm of online marketing. In 4 Anti-Science Marketing Attitudes That Keep Us In The Stone Ages I compare the anti-science efforts used by politicians and their campaigns to the anti-science efforts stacked against you, my fellow marketer. […]
It’s 130 words long, and can build your practice or get you more interviews Email is the biggest social network on the planet. Even 80-year-olds have been on email long before giving Facebook a try. Because of this, it is the most effective tool for building a network that will connect you with the people […]
After collaborating for a ClickZ article on Social Conversion with Dave Evans, I was pleased to get an opportunity to work with him to expand on the topic. I presented the topic at the eMarketing Summit during Innotech Portland 2009.
What is your Web site pattern? I’ve boiled down the entire universe of Web sites into five patterns: Brochure, Portal, eCommerce, Considered Purchase, and Site as a Service. So far, no one has been able to identify a sixth unique pattern. Which are you? Here’s the full presentation I gave at RISE Austin, an amazing […]
From the Society of Word of Mouth comes this little post about the change in marketing. It’s more serious than you might think. “It is no longer sufficient to communicate powerfully, you must say something powerful.” Download Audio | Subscribe to the Podcast | Subscribe via iTunes | Read the Post
Dave Evans is one of the smartest guys in Social Media today and has the ability to ask questions that make you stop and think. Really think. So, when he asked my opinion on where social media meets conversion strategy, I really had to think. The result of our collaboration is his latest ClickZ article […]
A good writer can create images better than a graphic designer. Whenever we design a Web site, we inevitably ask our graphic designers to give us three comps. Then we, the completely unqualified non-graphic-designers decide which one we “like” best. We might even ask a number of our equally unqualified colleagues to tell us what […]