Before I get to the story about the business with 12 Million followers, I want to start by discussing a Facebook ad about the "truth around building an audience" that drives me bonkers every time I see it, so I decided to share my analysis around why I think it's extremely misleading (and could even be dangerous to your financial and business health). In a nutshell, the ad … [Read more...] about [Real World Analysis] How a Business with 12 Million Followers Went Bankrupt
Yes, the product launch is dead. No, it isn't. It depends. (Way to be decisive Michele!) Before I dig in, I want to start by defining “product launch.” Product launches aren't new. Businesses have been crafting campaigns to launch a new product or program or service for as long as they've been creating new offerings. Turning the unveiling of a new product into an … [Read more...] about Product Launch Secrets: Are Product Launches Dead?
Note: This is the second post in a two-post series, where I'm sharing my favorite email writing tips that convert prospects into buyers or leads into customers. For Part 1, go here. By now, you know it's important to use email to connect with your potential buyers on a personal, authentic level. When you do that effectively, your emails convert: readers take the actions you … [Read more...] about Email Writing Tips for Effective Emails, Part 2
Note: This is the first post in a two-post series, where I'm sharing my favorite strategies for writing an effective email that convert prospects into buyers or leads into customers. In today's world—the world of building businesses online—most entrepreneurs understand that building an email list is extremely important. An email list is one of the best ways to build your … [Read more...] about Tips for Writing an Effective Email, Part 1
If you're not seeing the success you want to be seeing in your business, it's very possible it's because you're using the wrong marketing strategy . Let me explain: There are two types of marketing strategies -- long-term and short-term. Long-term strategies are designed to build your business over the long term. The benefit of using them is you can be reaping the … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Are You Using the Wrong Marketing Strategy?
If you have an online business or you're looking to start an online business, you've likely been taught to build an email list -- which is a list of emails belonging to your ideal clients -- and market to them by sending out emails. And, that's a very solid business strategy. Email marketing has been proven to be one of the most effective way of marketing your … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Is Email Marketing Dead?