GeoTarget or GeoFence? That is the question.

What is GeoTargeting? To GeoTarget is to have your ads show only in a defined geography. In Google Adwords, you can target as small an area as a mile.  What happens if you DON’T GeoTarget in Adwords? Your ads will run all over the world, and you will spend your advertising budget very quickly. Therefore […]

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Ask the Wizard of Ads

American Small Business Institute the online branch of the Wizard Academy – Roy H. Williams (The Wizard of Ads), Ryan Deiss (CEO of Digital Marketer), and Daniel Whittington spent ten weeks answering small business owner’s marketing questions. Each episode is jam-packed with examples of real ads and campaigns that are working and producing huge results. […]

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But it’s not professional …

I wanted to send a new drug regulation booklet to clients in a Cracker Jack Box.  The booklet was the free prize inside. “But it’s not professional,” says Dave the Regulatory Manager. His words stink up the room.  The death stroke to a creative campaign.  As a marketer who specializes in business to business, I […]

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Dispatch Fee or No Dispatch Fee

An owner of a plumbing company once asked me about my thoughts on a dispatch fee. Here is what I told him. Can we agree that a transactional messaging that communicates deals, lower prices and specials bring people looking for the lowest price? If yes, then are you the lowest price provider? If no then […]

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Things are not what they seem

Stephen Semple – Things Are Not What They Seem. FULL TRANSCRIPT BELOW:Aaron Konzelman: Hey, everybody. Welcome to American Small Business Institute. I’m Aaron Konzelman, and today we are here with Stephen Semple. How are you? Stephen Semple: I’m great, thanks. Aaron Konzelman: Awesome! So now you were just saying this great phrase on the way […]

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