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1. Bookmarks: 72 Are you struggling to raise capital and launch your business? Would you like to know where the investors are? If you are having trouble raising capital, you either are not in the right space or your don't understand The Language of Capital. When you know where to find the investors (not venture capital people who want 60-70% of your business) and you know the language of capital, you can raise all the capital you need.
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) VERSUS Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Campaigns Search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns can both be extremely effective if executed properly.
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Selling Strategies There will be lots of opportunities to explore your prospects' activities over the next few months and coordinate their production to include these events. Festivals, association meetings, chamber events, etc. are all great opportunities to show off client and prospect credentials and should be leveraged to help make and enhance the sale. Any additional activities we cover on the Small Business Review will help us find the new and sustained sales we are seeking!
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Sales Structure and Strategy Over the years, I have found a certain structure to the sales process. It is a very generic way of thinking of the sales process, but it may be useful for some to think about particular areas of it.
5. Bookmarks: 49 The #1 Challenge for CHAMBERS in the 21st century The traditional service economy is changing into an experience economy around the world. People don't want to just receive good service, they are looking to experience it. It's hard at first to understand the difference between receiving and experiencing good service, but if you think in terms of some engaging service you currently enjoy and the difference between that and buying self-service gas for your car, you will have your first clue.
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Sales Success - First 2 Steps Making a sale is like accepting what's been coming to you for a long time. If you are really good at sales, you can role through all the steps of the sales process into a single phone call. Although calling to sell is a cold call, that is not what we are discussing here. Everyone has something you need, and if you initiate a new connection in terms of nurturing, you are almost there.
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Sales Success - Last 2 Steps Making a sale is like accepting what's been coming to you for a long time. If you are really good at sales, you can role through all the steps of the sales process into a single phone call. Although calling to sell is a cold call, that is not what we are discussing here. Everyone has something you need, and if you initiate a new connection in terms of nurturing, you are almost there.
8. Bookmarks: 70 Relationship Marketing Customer relationships are the lifeblood of every good company. Relationships between a company and their customers are vital to continued, sustained growth, and stability. Loyal relationships make for a strong bottom line. So, why do so few companies focus on customer relationship marketing? The most frequent answer is lack of understanding of the potential profits in keeping existing customers happy versus constantly acquiring new ones.
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Using Classified Advertising to Test Content for Your Website or Blog - 12 Tips That Get Results Advertising - 12 Tips That Get Results. Over the years I have found treating each web page as an advertisement creates a more effective web site. Here are 12 advertising tips can make the difference between good and no results when building web pages.
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Social Media Marketing and Social Media Optimization (SMM and SMO) Social Media Optimization (SMO) represents the use of social media in a way that incorporates an all-encompassing marketing campaign that builds on the use of social networking, podcasts, video and blogging. SMO is about quality, quantity and creating distribution channels for your content. It is the new word-of-mouth and the most effective referral marketing program available today that can bring you new and sustained business.
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Website Fundamentals There are several things make your website an effective marketing tool. Among the most important are search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, social media marketing (SMO) techniques, building testimonials, creating a simple and easy-to-use system, writing and promoting articles on a regular basis, maintaining communications with potential customers, building drip marketing campaigns for each product or service you sell, and more.
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Business Intelligence Considerations To Help You Make Better Business Decisions Most small business owners have figured out by now that competition is tough. The problem usually comes from the fact that she can't figure out exactly what's needed to get to the top.
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Viral Video Marketing - A Must Have in Today's Internet Market! The fact is that this year's video consumption is expected to double. Right now, video is not only necessary, but it is expected, and if you are not using video in your marketing plan, you are being left behind.
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Developing a Branding Strategy Most people think of a brand as a logo or image, but it is more fundamental than that. Branding is something that can be found in everything from color, font, sound, feel, and much more. It is perception. More than that; it is the consensus of perception. There are many ways that you can brand your business online and in person to generate a successful marketing strategy for your business.
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7 Ways to Use Drip Marketing Allow me to share with you a little technique that has brought success to myself and many who I have had an opportunity to mentor. It is called the Drip Technique! Now when I say drip, do you understand what I mean? I mean, slowly drip your message, product, or service to your target audience. If you think about it, water can and has worked itself through massive rocks and formations just by a simple drip.
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Using Surveys to Qualify Leads and Provide Free Instant Evaluations and Assessments The golden rule on the Internet today is give something away for free before you pitch your sale. Using surveys to provide a free assessment or evaluation to your prospective customers and leads is a great way to initiate a relationship with them. More importantly, it can be used to qualify leads for your business. Top sales people know the value of good qualification methods and that proper qualification can skyrocket your closing ratio and save a tremendous amount of time.
17. Bookmarks: 43 How to Add Social Media to Your Marketing Mix The world of social networking can appear very daunting, especially to managers and business owners who have perhaps heard of Facebook and blogs but have never actually participated in them and don't really know how they work - or more importantly, their value within the marketing mix.
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Relationship Systems Marketing (RSM) - Advanced Drip Marketing Considerations Relationship Systems Marketing (RSM) is a powerful and competitive weapon - especially on the Internet. The growth of RSM is rooted in the small business philosophy of staying close to the customers, understanding and meeting their needs and treating them well after the sale.
19. Bookmarks: 41 LINKEDIN PART 5: I HIGHLY RECOMMEND RECOMMENDATIONS If you’re a small business or a sales person you’re not selling a product or service, you’re selling yourself. For many, the thought of self-promotion just isn’t one that they are comfortable with. LinkedIn can help you with your discomfort. Recommendations can serve as an effective alternative to selling yourself. They are an opportunity to let others toot your horn.
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Multiple Website Marketing (MWM) Strategy Multiple Website Marketing provides a single easy-to-use interface to control your websites and provide statistics that reflect the real value of your marketing efforts - traffic, not rankings.
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SEO and Multiple Website Marketing (MWM) The longer you have your websites in place with relevant content and meta data, the more attractive they become to search engines. Keep in mind that search engines weigh the length of time your websites have been in place, so the sooner you build relevance, the stronger your web presence will be.
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More on Multiple Website Marketing (MWM) Search Engine Optimization is king, and Social Media Marketing is taking over, so where does the new Multiple Website Marketing, or MWM, fit in? This is not a new approach to web marketing, but we have labeled it and leave it to you to decide if it is for you. It becomes more applicable as you think about each social networking account you have as a mirco site and begin to think in terms of interlinking all of your accounts through a single website.
23. Bookmarks: 50 GLI Speaking Engagements Information We have provided this information to help you get the most out of speaking engagements from Grace Lee.
24. Bookmarks: 58 Being Successfully Single Until the Right One Comes Along! Our planet is brimming with a random lottery of people; undeniably though, finding true love can be considered a risky business. Love is supposed to be a beautiful feeling with lots of happy thoughts emanating from the whole package of being in love, so why is finding true love is considered a difficult challenge?
25. Bookmarks: 152 Go Someplace Special with the One You Love The Most Memorable vacation ever - Quick and Simple! Get your imaginations stirring by giving a quick review of some Places To Experience!
26. Bookmarks: 58 Difficult Conversations – Getting Started Is there a conversation you've been putting off? Is there a coworker or family member with whom you need to talk - but don't? Maybe you've tried and it didn't turn out as you had hoped. Or maybe you fear that talking will only make things worse. Whatever the reason, you feel stuck and you'd like to free up that energy for more useful purposes.
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3 Simple Steps to Dramatically Improved Writing How can you reach and transform your audience with your writing? Are you writing as an amateur, or as a professional? Learn three simple steps that will improve your writing and help you to move your audience.
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Why Great Website Makeovers Begin With Copywriting Can you give me some feedback on my website? a life coach asked his e-zine subscribers. I just revised my site - -finally!Naturally, I couldn't resist clicking over to see what he had done. I knew he was a thoughtful coach with a reputation for high integrity. His new site cried out for a re-makeover. He had paid a designer to get drop-down menus and a bit of flash. As a result, he admitted, I have no budget to pay a copywriter.Ouch...
29. Bookmarks: 5 Book Review Of Stuart Nachbar's Book About Education And Politics Stuart Nachbar has created a curious novel in The Sex Ed Chronicles. Using a backdrop of 1980 New Jersey, we are introduced to the murky world of school politics. He has selected the contentious subject of compulsory Sex Education, however the subject could equally have been Religion or Evolution. All are subjects that have strong backers and equally strong detractors.Schools and School Boards may not be the media favorites that the House or Senate may be. But make no mis...
30. Bookmarks: 27 Personal Websites For Journalists Traditionally, journalists have more or less worked alone. Journalists in both the news business and feature writers for magazines typically will develop their stories, dig up their leads, conduct their interviews and draft the final product themselves. In the newspaper business, major stories will sometimes become collaborative efforts where several reporters are working on aspects of a story and their work is edited into a single piece, published under multiple bylines....
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Creating An On-Line Business - Where Does The Tire Really Hit The Road? Creating an on-line business requires step-by-step training. Learn how to accomplish this from one of the Internet's top guru's.
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How To Make An Effective Short Video Clip To Market Your Business Online Besides the article marketing, video marketing is another online marketing technique that can drive tons of traffic at low cost. Hence, you should not ignore this effective marketing technique, instead you should learn how to take advantage of this video opportunity for the sake of your own marketing objectives and goals to drive internet traffic to your website.
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How to Start an Affordable Internet Business If you are looking for a way to start your own business, you probably have a few reservations that are constantly holding you back. And if you are like the majority of people, the main problem that you are running into is probably financial.
34. Bookmarks: 10 How To Start An Internet Business – Designing For Usefulness The first step to starting any Internet business is conducting keyword research to determine if there is any interest in your idea. Once you identify a need, it’s time to consider what your site should look like.
35. Bookmarks: 5 Make Money Online With Your Website Attractive, convenient and useful plus secure are what you have to think about your business website.
36. Bookmarks: 5 My Road To Internet Success - So Far! Ok so the whole Internet Marketing thing can be quite scary when you first get into it. I thought I'd share some of my experiences to date.I have been looking at Internet Marketing for a while. I managed to get some resale rights for a DVD set about Internet Marketing. I planned on selling these DVDs Off-line to a mailing list that I payed for, to people with internet businesses and websites. So I found myself writing my sales letter. With no previous experience of writin...
37. Bookmarks: 5 How To Be Different From Other Affiliates! Try to promote a certain product, which conforms to the specifications measured through indications of customer-satisfaction, rather than indicators of self-gratification. It's the customer who decides what to buy and not the company or the affiliate marketer.
38. Bookmarks: 5 Making Money with Affiliate Programmes and Google AdWords On the web, thousands of merchants pay a commission for traffic that results in sales of their product. You can buy sponsored links on Google's search engine that send traffic to wherever you want it to go. This article tells you how to tie the two together and create a money-making machine!
39. Bookmarks: 6 Ready, Set, Kaizen! Many success coaches and speakers are out there charging thousands of dollars and giving valuable information about using your potential, making money and becoming successful. The fact is, the underlying theme is to take action. You can start now and create an online business (most of you already have) and then improve your site over time...
40. Bookmarks: 6 Where To Find Good Independent Affiliate Programs It seems that there are thousands of companies that have chosen to manage their own affiliate programs rather than using companies like Linkshare or Commission Junction. In fact, our friends at Five Star Affiliate Programs tracked a posting on a UK affiliate forum where they are wondering if the networks deserve their 30% commission. Great Question.The point is that it takes big bucks to get into a Commission Junction or a LinkShare, and there are plenty of good-payin...
41. Bookmarks: 6 Article Marketing - How Article Marketing Can Bring You Free Traffic Discover what all the fuss is about and find out how you could be bringing masses of qualified traffic to your website, for free.
42. Bookmarks: 12 Five Ways To Get Visitors To Bookmark Your Website There are many factors to keeping someone’s interest on your web page or site. It is not an easy task. Your ultimate goal is to get them to come back repeatedly. There is one precious commodity that most of us do not have much of - time. Face it even you do not have the time when surfing to read in depth every site you want to. Naturally, you bookmark it because it was impressionable enough for you to want to put it in your favorites. Now read about what will keep the custome...
43. Bookmarks: 49 Internet Advertising Options Your online business will likely require more advertising than a contemporary business downtown, yet some new to the world of online business do not spendthe time and money to advertise their business appropriately and are, in turn, loosing money. Your online business is crammed into the world wide webalong with thousands of others selling the same product or service as yourself.
44. Bookmarks: 60 Internet Marketing In A Nutshell The internet is a place where people often throw darts into the darkness hoping that someday, somehow they'll hit a bulls eye. Most people nurture a mistaken notion that huge amount of traffic can eventuate good business without paying any attention to what sort of people are coming to the website. This is the worst sort of Internet Marketing. No matter how revolutionary your product or service is, unless it is backed by a well-thought-out Internet Marketing strategy, it ...
45. Bookmarks: 10 People Getting Rich Online - Viral Marketing As I mentioned in the last entry, I’ve been speaking with people who are making $5000 - $10,000 or more a month online, and I’m beginning to see some common factors.You have to understand how difficult it is to get people to talk to you about their successes. They remind me of the inventors I’ve spoken to about financing their products — they are deathly afraid that someone will steal their ideas, not realizing that their talent is part of the success of that idea. Someti...
46. Bookmarks: 9 Website Marketing Strategies - Paid Links We talked in some previous articles about some free website marketing strategies. Well, there are also the paid links. This kind of links are suitable for large corporate companies sites that can afford purchasing links.
47. Bookmarks: 16 What Is An Internet Business Promoter? An internet business promoter is a program that can help you attain higher page rankings on search engines. In other words, it is an application that will help you optimize for the search engines.
48. Bookmarks: 8 Why Aren't You Using Linkbait? You've heard of the olden days when people would hunt for potential link partners. Well, those days are long gone and smart web masters are moving on to greater things, while decreasing their reciprocal link building effort.
49. Bookmarks: 11 $60,000 Mugging Companies spend their Internet dollars on the wrong things and end up leaving no investment for marketing.
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What In The World Do I Blog About? If you're like most people who start a blog, you initially have a bit of writer's block. Good news- it will likely go away, and you'll find yourself thinking of new things to blog about frequently. In fact blogging becomes quite addictive.This was certainly true of me. When I began blogging, I would often struggle with things to blog about. Now, I have the problem of not having enough time to post on all the things I want to talk about!Here are a few tips to get you t...
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Get Content For Your Blog Without Having To Write It Yourself! Blogs and websites that have rich content are always going to do better than those that don’t. I am sure you wondered where these blogs get their ideas, views and opinions. It is easy to write about something you are passionate about- but to do that most days of the week is extremely hard, since you would probably run out of things to talk about or you simply don’t have the time. So how do they do it? Where do they get their ideas? Do they get help from tools and other source...
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Wired with Video Blogging - The VLOG Much as it’s appealing effect to the people who sees it and who sympathizes with its content, video blogs are treated as a phenomena. Mainstream entertainment is wired with video blogging. You are the director of your own video. Popularly known as vlogs (short term for video blog), usually it contains scenes of everyday life.
53. Bookmarks: 8 10 Best Tips to Write Effective Emails Here are some tips for writing email responses that are both thorough and appropriate:
54. Bookmarks: 4 Don't Let The Wrong Google Adword Keywords Take You Broke During The Holidays! Sure, you're looking to get as much bang for your buck from the holiday PPC traffic as possible, and who could blame you? Just make sure that the "bang" you hear is that of the cash register drawer slamming shut, and not your hand slamming against your forehead because of all the money you wasted on ineffective keywords.Holiday shoppers will click on anything that even remotely looks interesting without necessarily having any intent of buying once they get to the site....
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Building Email Marketing and a Highly Targeted Opt in List Building Email Marketing Highly Targeted Opt in List When Money Lies Beneath the Lists - Guaranteed! Quickly and Easily!
56. Bookmarks: 19 Choosing a Domain Name for Your Domain Hosting Learn what you should consider when choosing a domain hosting name.
57. Bookmarks: 29 Choosing Effective Domain Name How can domain name influence your site’s popularity? What do the words “effective domain name” mean? What are the types of domain names? You’ll learn a lot of useful information about domain names from this article.
58. Bookmarks: 23 Domains & Their Extensions A domain name is the text name that is corresponding to the numeric IP address of a computer on the Web. The web users access your website using your unique domain name. Domains can be registered through a number of registrars under various extensions such as .com, .org, and .net. You must check out various registrars, they may offer a wide variety of plans and prices.
59. Bookmarks: 4 Download FREE collection of quality eBooks Search something from that?
60. Bookmarks: 26 Earning More In Domaining The domain name industry is one of the most flourishing online industries. The industry flourishes on selling/buying domain names as a commodity. Today more and more companies are getting into DOMANING business.
61. Bookmarks: 41 Ecommerce Hosting - How To Choose A Merchant Account For a number of e-Businesses, discovering the best way to accept payments is a frustrating task. As the Internet is an instant medium, it is highly recommended that a ecommerce website must accept credit/debit cards and online checks as modes of payment. In order to accept credit card transactions, you require setting up a merchant account with a merchant bank. As soon as you set up a merchant account, an online processor can provide you with the software or gateway you need ...
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Effective Google Ad and Banner Ad Writing Write more effective sales copy for your Google Adwords and other Banner Advertising Campaigns.
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How To Effectively Market With Video On The Web Making the use of video for marketing, promotion, news and PR online a true key strategic component and key business differentiator for internet marketers who want to communicate effectively about their product profile and benefits within the shortest possible time. But effectively market with video on the web is not just just slamming some video content up on your web pages, read this article for more information.
64. Bookmarks: 20 Irish domain names A brief summary on Irish domain names, the Irish registry and the reseller community.
65. Bookmarks: 22 Is Your Domain Name Worth A Fortune? There are many companies on the web offering appraisal services for domain names. Some, such as SwiftAppraisal.com (which is free) perform this function entirely through automated software that checks for certain features, such as the presence of hyphens, total length, or an estimation of the market size. Other sites charge between $10 to $35 for a personal appraisal, which may be more nuanced. The problem with this approach is that every sale of a domain name is completely u...
66. Bookmarks: 13 Promoting Your Software Made Easy Why would a software company overlook one of the easiest and quickest ways to promote it's products online? This would seem to be a rhetorical question except for the fact that I run a shareware site and am constantly on the search for new software to add to my site. The thing is that only half of the programs I want to add to my database have PAD files available.
67. Bookmarks: 15 Valuable Niche Markets Why niche markets hold so much value when doing business online.
68. Bookmarks: 47 Website Hosting – Domain Names When you do choose a few names, look at each one and determine rather you, yourself, would be able to remember it. Would that name stick in your mind? Would it tell you exactly what the business has to offer?
69. Bookmarks: 14 Why Internet Businesses Crash and Burn As you know from the dot.com debacle in the late 1990s, starting an Internet business is no guarantee of success. Internet business failures happen, but often for obvious reasons.
70. Bookmarks: 8 Writing Emails with A Purpose Internet Marketing Ideas and Tips designed to assist Affiliate Marketers with making decisions about which products to market. Includes ideas and tips in making these selection decisions.
71. Bookmarks: 5 Why do 90% of Online Businesses in South Africa Fail? It is estimated that over 90% of new online businesses fail within the first year of existence. Interestingly enough, the same can be said for the restaurant industry, as only 10% of new restaurants experience success. With such negative odds it seems that many are taking a foolish gamble for a shot at success. Yet, there are certain individuals who are able to launch successful restaurants and online businesses time and time again with amazing success rates.
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10 Ways to Build VALUE in Your Business Many people think the majority of value in their business is tied to revenue only so they tend to undervalue their worth when it comes time to sell. Most of the valuation formulas deal strictly with revenue as well. However, I've spoken to many CEO's (including yours truly) who felt they left too much on the table when it was time to sell their business or negotiate a deal because they didn't take many other factors into consideration.
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eWorkshops - The Recurring Revenue Business Model for Authors The goal of the eWorkshop is to create content online that can be sold, expand author audiences to the global market and create that all-important recurring revenue model.
74. Bookmarks: 11 Investment Management - Put More Smart Cash In Your Future It's smart cash because it is created by the operation of the portfolio and ready for reinvestment. If it remains uninvested while new investment opportunities exist, it loses IQ points rapidly. If you've ever turned an unrealized gain into a realized loss, if you've ever sold mutual fund shares to deal with monthly expenses, if you've ever been unable to take advantage of low prices for lack of income, this is an approach you need to consider.
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Content is King As newspaper and television advertising is becoming irrelevant, you may have some grasp as to what is going on with how social media is becoming the norm. It has evolved through social networking and eventually content sharing, but it has since become something more of a science.
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White Papers as Syndicated Content There is a huge shift taking place where businesses are pulling white papers off their sites and reworking them as social media content – they are branding the information from their white papers as specialized or niche information and establishing themselves as experts in their industries by generating interest in the information through syndicates (collections of interested people).
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Content Syndication As you publish your content, it is very important that you generate interest from social media sites. As the social media sites recognize the social media attention, it raises the rankings in the search engines for the content, and both the search engines and social media sites bring visitors to your sales funnel website(s) and processes.
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Sales Funnel The sales funnel process is a way to capture prospects and nurture them into customers. Further, it is a way to retain your customers and prompt additional purchases from them for other products and services that you offer.
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Assessments and Evaluations Free assessments and evaluations are a great implementation of the free item. If done correctly, it can also act as a lead qualifier, and not just a survey. Surveys generally collect information for further study; whereas the assessment or evaluation is used to determine the need for your product or service.
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Newsletters and Announcements Regular communications with prospects and customers is very important and most companies use weekly or monthly newsletters to create brand awareness. This creates an atmosphere where prospects are more likely to become customers, and customers are more comfortable with their relationship with you. The newsletter should provide useful information (the free item) and build relationships where the recipients get to know, like and trust you.
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Drip Marketing You can isolate specific interests in a feature, application or benefit of a product or service in order to create a flow of useful information that targets a specific desired action.
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Three Core Strategies on the Web Each of these strategies is interlaced with everything you do online, in person and through every point of contact that makes up your overall brand.
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Generating Leads and Traffic Face-to-face connections create the most powerful connection and can easily be supported through non-face-to-face technologies. These contacts can generally become your most effective referral partners, and your efforts in this area will ultimately generate additional traffic to your website(s).
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) As the leader in this market, Google preaches, and has preached for years, the idea of relevance as its primary measure of what ranks best within its searches, and the other search engines have followed suit. There is something called Meta Data that sits underneath your website pages (the code) that specifies things like title, keywords and description.
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Conversion Processes and Using the PS-FAB Style of Writing with a Long Tail Strategy The subject covered here is all about the language used and the visual presentation you make to convert visitors to prospects and prospects to customers. Presenting ideas in the specific order of problem, solution, features, application and benefits (PS-FAB) has been found to be the most effective presentation style to motivate readers toward your conversion (your call-to-action).
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Sticky Items for Your Website(s) Sticky items are features on your website that keep people coming back to it after the first visit. When you hear the term “conversion” in terms of getting visitors to sign up to your opt-in email system or to buy something, you may also hear a percentage associated with that term.
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Social Networking History - Part 1 Social networking sites are the basis of everything we do now with social media sites. They can be used to effectively promote your business, but each requires a different skill set and a significant investment of time. This information is good for understanding the new syndication strategies and approaches that provide the most effect with the least time.
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Social Networking History - Part 2 Social networking sites are the basis of everything we do now with social media sites. They can be used to effectively promote your business, but each requires a different skill set and a significant investment of time. This information is good for understanding the new syndication strategies and approaches that provide the most effect with the least time.
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Business and Revenue Models - Quick Study of Some Existing Web Businesses Creating an Internet business is very different from a brick and mortar business. I will review some of the issues current Internet businesses are facing today and how they relate to their business models.
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Content as an Asset Each piece of content you generate is an asset that creates real value for your business as a prospect generator. To bring home this point, image that you create just one short article per month and promote it through social media.In the following example, we add one article per month and capture 10 leads per month per article. The key to this concept is that each article remains in place attracting leads each month, and as you add more content, the effect is cumulative.
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PS-FAB Versus The Traditional 12-Step Sales Letter There are many things applicable to the PS-FAB style of writing that are not covered in the article I wrote on that subject, such as details on resistance, motivation, emotion and other details that I will include here as we compare PS-FAB to the traditional 12-Step Sales Letter.
92. Bookmarks: 6 Starting an Aquaponics System Travis W. Hughey shares some information on how to start an Aquaponics system.
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Home Based Business Ideas At A Glance When you are looking for making money ideas, where you can working at home, you may be thinking about how you can start your own business. We discuss three of the top work at home businesses where you can earn extra money as a new career.
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5 Direct Marketing Tips Direct marketing works for businesses. When you put these techniques together online, it creates a sales funnel process online. Here are the 5 Direct Marketing Tips that can build your business.
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Community Based Business Planning to Help You Monetize Your Passion The most powerful connections are made face-to-face, and they can be enhanced through technology. Community-based businesses can find what they need because so many people share effective strategies for referral marketing, best practices in marketing, and technology to enhance relationships and success. Each community you build can be unique and there ARE best practices from other communities that can help you see how they became successful in what they do.
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Social Media Marketing - The Power of One Versus the Power of Syndication There are so many people jumping on the band wagon teaching others how to participate on social media sites, but is this really the way to go? The fact is that you have exactly the power one person (yourself) creating buzz around what you do. We have found this to be a guaranteed formula for failure most people.
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Social Media Advertising - The Most Effective Way to Generate Website Traffic Although there are currently 3 primary ways for people to find your website, two of these are completely new approaches to advertising.
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The Evolution of Advertising - Social Media Has Taken Charge The traditional forms of advertising that existed before the Internet was released to the public in 1994 have lost their weight in today's virtually connected world. Broadcasting a message to everyone in the world was nearly impossible not too long ago. Global exposure was only available for things like the Olympics or some news item that caught on in the press.
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Quick Start Guide To Writing Articles - A New Career Opportunity Awaits! Content is most valuable asset on the web, but most people don't know how to get started writing. Many people totally freeze up when they think about writing. It's just like anything in life, the more you do it the easier it gets. And the good news is that once you start writing regularly, it can be FUN!
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How Does Social Media Advertising Work? Social media advertising is all about generating BUZZ for your business in the social media sites. This BUZZ is made up of Votes where real people find your website and mark it on their accounts so others can see that they like your content. Each social media vote is like a virtual billboard that advertises your business for years to come! We provide advertising campaigns that will get the votes you need to generate more traffic to your website, guaranteed!
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What is Social Media Advertising? Did you know that there are over a quarter of a Billion people using social media sites to share information today. This is the new word of mouth - Its revolutionary - It's friends, talking to friends. We use the power of these sites to drive traffic to your website. For less than the cost of a little print ad, which has no shelf life, we have a plan that gets votes for your website to drive traffic for years to come, guaranteed.
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How Does Social Media Buzz Affect Search Engine Rankings? As people find and vote on your content in the social media sites, this creates Social Media Buzz. This Buzz Creates Traffic directly from the Social Media Sites and raises Search Engine rankings, which generates even more traffic from the Search Engines. These social media votes last for years and provide an ongoing increase in traffic from search engines and social media sites.
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What is the new Buzz Standard? Social Buzz is the new Standard that generates leads, traffic and customers for your business. Unlike search engine marketing (SEM) and most social media marketing (SMM) approaches, which use link building techniques, the new Buzz Standard creates relevance and organic (natural) inbound linking strategies based on providing branded content about your products and services.
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Working with the new Buzz Standard Unlike SEM where people are searching for specific keywords and finding business claims directly, social media buzz is friends sharing with friends what they like. It is the New Word of Mouth and is much more credible than what people find in search engines. Unlike SEM where you buy a click and it is gone forever, social media buzz stays in place for a long time, and in most cases, it stays in place for years.
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Drip Marketing Campaigns - Get Your Branded Message To Prospects and Customers As you develop your products and services and as your prospects and customers demonstrate interest in specific products and services you have mentioned, we design a tactical drip marketing campaign to entice buyers to take action and buy!
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Using Assessment and Evaluation Programs to Generate Customers Creating an instant assessment or evaluation offers visitors a reason to provide their contact information, but also allows your prospects qualify themselves for your products and services. Properly done, you can creating a scoring system to determine which prospects are best and least qualified for your programs.
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Is Pay Per Click (PPC) Being Replaced by Social Media? What are the facts about Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising and why is it losing ground to more effective social media sharing - the new word of mouth?
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Building a Web-Based Business Whether you are starting a new business, taking your business to the next level or into the global market, we provide services in the FOUR key areas of focus for any Internet-Based Business!
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Your Virtual Store Front - Building Your Website as a Blog Writing regular new content is your most valuable asset on the web today. It is also something you can do yourself, or delegate to others, but make no mistake, creating quality content regularly on your website is the most effective marketing technique on the web today, and probably for many years to come.
110. Bookmarks: 42 Are You Missing a Huge Part of Your Market? For a fraction of the cost of Pay per Click, our guaranteed minimum targeted leads per month, makes your success our success. We are so sure of our results we make you this offer.
111. Bookmarks: 397 CleanTV Live - Clean Television Get LIVE CleanTV Family-friendly television conservative news and other great information on Christian values, faith, family, politics, business, inspiration, and classic films!
112. Bookmarks: 8 Insider Secrets - The 5 Steps To MLM Success - Monetizing Your Passion If you are still paying for and giving away CD's and DVD's to build your down line, how much money and business are you losing?
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What is a Targeted Lead? - Significant Paradigm Shift in Today's Sales Processes Documented Here! The traditional push approaches, like list buying and cold calling, has been replaced with a pull approach. Instead of you pushing your message in a cold call, you are pulling targeted leads to you on the web.
114. Bookmarks: 23 Nobody Is Youer Than You! - General Branding FAQ's - Plus, The Dr. Suess Branding Strategy Branding defined in terms that anyone can understand!
115. Bookmarks: 1 Act on Some of the Facts Making any decision without having all of the information and facts beforehand can be very tough. I spoke with a young man recently and he told me that some of his professors had changed the rules on him in the administration of his classes. The syllabuses of a couple of his classes had been altered, which switched exam dates. He was also notified of these changes after the semester’s grace period. The grace period in which he could get his tuition money back after dropping a course ha...
116. Bookmarks: 5 How to Identify Future Leaders Surveys show that executives use a person's conduct in a meeting as a basis for promotion into a leadership position. Here's why.
117. Bookmarks: 2 Leading Change: Pick Up Your Own Room (But No One Else's) . . . Just this morning, my wife Holly caught me “red-handed” straightening up my 12 year-old’s room.This, not 2 hours after we both communicated to our precious Katie in no uncertain terms that she would go no where, see no one, do no thing until she removed the ½ eaten sandwich, empty sprite cans, soiled laundry . . . and only the Creator knows what else... to reveal what once was, and could be again – a nicely appointed pre-teen bedroom.As Holly observed (and shared in a...
118. Bookmarks: 5 Self-improvement at Success University Almost everyone is striving to improve some facet of our lives, whether it is our image, spirituality, financial status ...
119. Bookmarks: 10 Leadership Skills: Managing Meetings In this article we look at how leaders should prepare for and manage meetings with the senior management team, in order to ensure that the meetings contribute positively to the organisation’s strategies.
120. Bookmarks: 4 If You Were Chief Boss Of The World, Are You Gonna Be Really Happy? Have you Ever Run Into Those Little Tyrants? The little guys who think they can step on everyone's toes?Did you realize that the only people who seem to be power-hungry are those who don't have any. Once you attain power, it becomes a burden. This statement comes from many of those minds that rose to power, thinking that happiness would follow, and were highly disappointed.There are some people who derive pleasure from ordering others around, but they're just insecure...
121. Bookmarks: 5 Impossible is Just a Word Life could be so much better, if only we learned to aim higher.
122. Bookmarks: 4 Making The Leap: From Employee To Entrepreneur A Personal Story by Suzanne Mulvehill, AuthorEmployee to EntrepreneurI was so intent on staying in the corporate world that I went back to school in 1993 to get an MBA degree. Two years later, I received that degree and got a job making more money than ever before. I thought I had it all. The problem was that I wasn’t fulfilled.While trying to convince myself that I really was happy with my job, I had a disturbing intuitive message one day that what I was doing wasn...
123. Bookmarks: 5234 Dungeon Chess - Putting Chess Into The Dungeon So, what is Dungeon Chess? It is a project that I have been working on for a very long time, and something I am ready to complete. It is what happens when technology meets a board game based on the idea of Chess Meets Dungeon Characters!
124. Bookmarks: 31 Specializing in Great Color & Fabulous Hair Cuts in Atlanta, GA New Clients: $45 Hair Color or $85 Full Highlights. Existing Clients: $30 Certificate for Referrals. Call Charles at 404-660-3067. Authentic Beauty Salon, 4674 Roswell Rd Atlanta, GA 30342 (2 miles from Buckhead or 2 miles from 285 INSIDE the Perimeter)
125. Bookmarks: 43 About Charles Farlow - Serving Metro Atlanta Georgia including Sandy Springs, Roswell, Buckhead, Alpharetta, and more New Clients: $45 Hair Color or $85 Full Highlights. Existing Clients: $30 Certificate for Referrals. Call Charles at 404-660-3067. Authentic Beauty Salon, 4674 Roswell Rd, Ste H, Atlanta, GA 30342 (2 miles from Buckhead or 2 miles from 285 INSIDE the Perimeter) | About Charles Farlow Hair & Health Expert
126. Bookmarks: 31 Hair Care Services Hair Cuts for Men and Women, Hair Care, Hair Color, Hair Highlights, Natural Straightening, Henna Treatments, Perms, Treatment Services, Gift Certificates, Retexturizing, Hair for Weddings, Up-do's and Special Occasion Sets.
127. Bookmarks: 13 Getting Results With Viral Marketing Are you looking to find out how so many big companies are so successful? It’s a mystery to many people, but making your business what you want it to be might rely on this.In order to remain successful on the internet, creativity is necessary. Since so much competition is going on, you should be on the cutting edge of attracting traffic to your site. Even if you’ve got an awesome product or a great web site, people won’t even know you exist if they can’t find your site. Th...
128. Bookmarks: 6 The Best Help With The Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Could Be Online No one missed the recent launch of the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. However, many older Americans aren't using the detailed medical information available on the Internet.
129. Bookmarks: 1 What do you grow in a greenhouse? Once you’ve got your greenhouse ready, it can be difficult to know exactly what to grow.
130. Bookmarks: 7 How To Keep Your Plants In Bloom With Dead-Heading Off with her head the queen shouted at Alice in the Lewis Carroll story Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Now I’m not sure if Lewis had an interest in gardening but he could well have been giving us some horticultural instruction which will give us a longer flowering season. There is a technique known as dead-heading, it is a simple task which takes a few minutes however adds days and sometimes weeks to your flowering display.How to dead-headIf you’ve never dead-h...
131. Bookmarks: 2 Get A Jump On Retirement- Part 5- Increase Your Earning Potential One of the easiest ways to retire early is to make more money. Easier said than done, right? Wrong. Most people do not use their biggest resource to its fullest advantage when it comes to making more money. What is that resource? The simple answer is, themselves.The fact is, most people do not like their jobs or their “careers”. They go to work because they have to, not because they want to. As a result of not wanting to go to work they do not put in the effort to help th...
132. Bookmarks: 16 Branding Cures Several Marketing Headaches Are you trying to attract business with a no-name, no-differences-from-competitors company identity? Branding your company, when done well, not only helps you stand out in a field of similar choices, it also helps you avoid price-shoppers and deliver results to customers that inspire loyalty. Here’s why.Headache #1: Competitors all seem the samePut yourself in the mindset of a customer and go shopping for a company that provides what you sell. Do all the options seem ...
133. Bookmarks: 12 How to Make Your Cold Calling Effective - 4 Examples of effective dialogue in cold calling! When we approach cold calling with a question about what their needs are, potential clients respond much more readily to the idea of talking with us.
134. Bookmarks: 19 What Does Multimedia Mean and How Can it Help My Business? In an era where we are constantly exposed to imagery and brands, having a strong corporate identity is a major factor for helping to market a companies products or services.
135. Bookmarks: 28 What Is Brand Identity? A strong brand identity can position a company above its competition all by itself. But having a brand that strong takes time, money and effort to develop. It’s not as simple as just redesigning a logo or rewriting a tagline. Brand identity is the reason you offer for your customer to choose you instead of your competition.
136. Bookmarks: 222 Give Your Content a Viral Head Start! Are you looking to increase your search engine rankings and increase traffic to your website? Search engines are paying close attention to the social media buzz and new evolution of advertising is based on building the buzz through votes and comments within the social media sites. -- It gives your potentially viral content a head start!
137. Bookmarks: 9 An Information Technology Degree And An Open Door Of all the most sought-after degree programs there are, the information technology degree is the one that is currently in the hotseat. Information technology is a branch of engineering that basically has to do with utilizing computers and their software to exchange, process and save information. Because there are different types of technology available, there are several different types of IT professionals.The word technology is widespread now and covers a vast array of d...
138. Bookmarks: 7 Home Schooling As An Alternative To Formal Schooling Home schooling is fast gaining popularity among families across the globe for the numerous advantages that it has to offer. It has become one of the best alternatives to formal schooling because of its flexibility, minimal cost, excellent academic framework and safe environment.Different Learning BehaviorsStudies over the years have shown that a person's learning behavior differs from that of another. One person may learn better by listening or by seeing something dem...
139. Bookmarks: 19 The Social Aspects Of Homeschooling Going to a regular school is more than just education. School kids get to mingle with their peers and teachers and in the process acquire social skills that are important when they progress into adult life.
140. Bookmarks: 3240 Earn Money Bookmarking Articles! - A New Work At Home Opportunity With the VMA bookmarking system, there is an easy way to earn money doing what most people do every day for FREE!
141. Bookmarks: 159 Multiple Domain Marketing - Creating a New Career Selling and Building Multiple Domains! Whether you are looking for a way to create inexpensive websites, start a new career or enhance your company's arsenal of services, our micro site builder is a powerful way to help you and your customers. It encompasses a COMPLETE website marketing strategy and provides analysis tools, social media and search engine integrations in a single management tool!
142. Bookmarks: 143 My Domain Tester - Profit from Registering AND Developing Domains into Websites! Instead of just registering and sitting on domain names, I encourage you to make the extra effort to develop real value for your domains and find out what works best with your domain name ideas. Join the VMA, have a custom VMA website attached to your domain, test and either sell new or use your domain or profit from the traffic generated.
143. Bookmarks: 149 Interlink Portfolio - Building Your Relevance and SEO Through Multiple Websites Your Interlink Portfolio provides a guaranteed return on investment that you own and control. It builds your web presence and is a sure way to build value for your business as each website becomes a valuable company asset. Building just 100 interlinked connections through this process can provide more traffic than most standard SEO campaigns, and once in place, AND it maintains long-standing rankings, you don't have to pay the never ending monthly charges associated with standard SEO plans.
144. Bookmarks: 15 Do Online MBAs Make the Grade The popularity of Online MBA is soaring but some are diploma mills, making recruiters wary of virtual degrees. This article will outlines some tips for picking up a good program.
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Anyone Can Do It! Small E-business Success Stories Small E-business Success Stories to prove it can be done relatively easily.
146. Bookmarks: 8 There Is No Competition Results from the effort of one person are more than doubled when a second person joins the first person.
147. Bookmarks: 12 The History of the Food Concession Business This article contains information on the history of food concessions. The influence of the past on food concessions of today is very noticeable and older than most people think. Food concessions have changed, but the principle is definitely still the same.
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Tapping a Market Worth Billions of Dollars Using Online Classified Ads as Part of Your MWM Strategy! More than $117 billion passed hands from Internet shoppers to Internet vendors in 2004, according to the statistical research firm comScore. That’s billion, with a B. Compared to the year before, the figure represents a whopping 24 percent increase in sales. Compared to the early 1990s, when the Web was a questionable commercial venture, today’s $117 billion is proof-positive that the Web is the full-fledged money-making machine.
149. Bookmarks: 10 Link Baiting Instructuions on Link Baiting for Website Links.
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You Can Make Money With A Home Based Business & Your Business Plan Will Become Your Partner. Would you like to make money by starting your own home-based business? People choose to work from home for several reasons including the desire to stay home with their children, the need for extra income, or simply being dissatisfied with their current job. A home-based business will provide you with an exciting way to make money and be your own boss. Numerous opportunities are available to internet marketers.
151. Bookmarks: 16 Florida's First Time Buyer Incentives Florida has been labeled a progressive state before, when it introduced radical 'green' measures throughout the state, but this time its innovative idea is to offer help to first time buyers. Florida has recognized that younger people are being pushed out of the housing market, and are trying to rectify this with fairly substantial financial incentives.
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How To Create A Good Business Idea? The two key ingredients of a successful business are a reasonable business idea and a thorough business plan, which will put the meat on the bones and turn your idea into something concrete and viable.A wonderful idea is a great start for anyone wanting to start up a company, but it’s just the bare bones and needs to be fleshed out with a detailed and thorough business plan before you start the ball in motion to get the business off the ground. For a start, you’ll need a ...
153. Bookmarks: 125 eWorkshop Publishing From Net-Teams As many people are discovering, self-publishing is a time consuming venture, which takes time away from what they should be spending time on - their businesses. It's also hard to find a clear path to revenue through a self-publishing venture - it requires expertise in marketing, publishing, sales and the use of technology - this all requires many years to master, so working with a publisher is a better approach.
154. Bookmarks: 106 Be Rebellious The answer to clutter is not more clutter; it’s finding who wants to hear you and speaking to them. So how do you compete if you can’t out shout or out discount your competition? You get rebellious and radical with your advertising.
155. Bookmarks: 18 Benefits Of Homeschooling Why let Tim and Lisa learn at home than send them to school? Well, first of all, you don't have to wake them up at 7 every morning and bundle them off to school with umpteen numbers of instructions, and wait with an anxious heart till they return. Homeschooling gives you more control over the influences that affect your child. The growth and development of your child is removed from the realm of the unknown. You, and you alone can decide what your child needs to do or learn. ...
156. Bookmarks: 66 Generating Leads And Making Sales: Advice For Trade Show Exhibitors Trade shows are one of the best ways to market your products or services and advertise your business to interested buyers
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The Six Rules Of Copywriting And Design For Successful Ecommerce What are the secrets of converting visitors into customers? Most ecommerce sites that struggle to convert suffer from the same half dozen minor problems. If the site is selling something that people want, at a price they're willing to pay, some simple copywriting or design adjustment can make a big difference.So here goes - the six things you must do to give your ecommerce site a chance:
158. Bookmarks: 9 Value Stock Investing Articles Key articles from the Value Stock Investing website.
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