Using ‘Shameless’ Self-Promotion to Grow Your Business

In business, you understand that if you don’t promote and market, you can’t succeed, right? No matter how great your service is or what amazing value you offer, if prospects don’t know about you, you’re not going to have a chance to do business with them. To gain some clarity on this point, ask yourself the following questions: Do I feel passionate about helping prospects and customers get the best experience possible? Do I feel our services and/or products are better than our competitors’? Do I want to help others?…

5 Higher-Level Optimizations You Can Make to Drive Better Amazon Ad Performance

Let’s cover five higher-level optimizations you can make to drive better performance out of your Amazon ad campaigns. Adjusting bids by placement Because bidding is an ongoing process where the competitive landscape is always changing, it can be difficult to ensure that your bids are high enough to get the top placement without overpaying for clicks and losing control of profitability. Amazon allows you to increase bids for certain placements. You can enable these advanced bidding strategies in the campaign settings of any manual Sponsored Products campaign. We recommend adjusting…

7 Reasons People Hate Your Ads — and What to Do About It

Working in marketing can feel a bit like being an embarrassed teenager: You think everyone’s looking at you, but in truth, nobody cares. Marketers spend their entire lives crafting advertisements, while average consumers spend theirs trying to avoid them. There’s a clear disconnect regarding the whole enterprise’s assumed worth, but before you lament, it’s not all bad news. By accepting this reality, i.e. people hate ads, we can begin to make better, more effective campaigns. Here’s a list of reasons why people hate typical ad campaigns, in the hopes that it will help you cut…

The Benefits of Buying a Business vs. Starting Your Own Company

One of the most serious career choices you can make is whether you will be on the clock for someone else or work for yourself. But don’t be fooled: working for yourself doesn’t always mean starting up a new company. It’s not easy to come up with the right idea and the right amount of money to transform yourself into an entrepreneur overnight. There are a lot of people that want to be entrepreneurs (or so they think), but don’t know where to start.  Have you thought of the third option? Buying…

Is Your Brand Engaging or Intrusive?

Managing a brand is a little like that relationship you have with your old roommate. You wistfully remember your good old days and the fun, crazy and life-changing experiences you shared, and you’re fiercely loyal to them and those memories. Then, 10 or 20 years later, maybe that relationship feels a little intrusive. Sure, you’re always happy to lend a compassionate ear when things are tough. Yet those now all-too-frequent calls to rehash the same old bag-of-woes can get a bit weary. Eventually, you wince when the, “Hey, can I ask…

Nepal’s increased bullion import duty to help India reduce smuggling

The Nepal government’s decision to sharply increase import duty of gold and silver is expected to help both Nepal and India, as part of the volume imported by Nepalese jewellers enters India illegally, significantly squeezing their supplies. < p style=”box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.6rem; font-weight: 300; margin: 0px 0px 12px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, ” times=”times” new=”new” roman=”roman” serif=”serif” =”text-decoration-color:” _16px=”_16px” normal=”normal” _2=”_2″ start=”start” _0px=”_0px” none=”none” initial=”initial”>The government of Nepal, which shares a porous border with India, had last week increased Customs duty on import of up to 50…

Tea output in the south drops by 10% on climate change, planters stressed

South Indian tea output has dropped by around 10 per cent to 225 million kg and is unlikely to recover this year. Planters say they are going through a stressful period due to climate change and their inability to fetch remunerative prices for their produce. According to United Planters’ Association of Southern India (Upasi), the apex body of planters of tea, coffee, rubber, cardamom and pepper in the southern states, production of tea is estimated to be around 225 million kg as against an average output of 240-250 million kg.…

5 Simple Steps to Recover a Disabled Facebook Ads Account

Over the past few months, we’ve seen an increase in Facebook ad accounts and entire Business Managers disabled without warning. Entrepreneur has covered disabled ads in the past, and those suggestions have elicited hit-or-miss success, but processes have emerged that consistently generate results in getting accounts restored. The first five tips below will help you avoid getting banned from Facebook’s advertising tool, followed by five additional steps to getting accounts reactivated, sometimes in less than 24 hours. 1. Ensure your ads comply with Facebook advertising Policies The most common reason accounts get shut…

Disney – starwars contest

Description: Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Adventure Awaits Sweepstakes is giving away a VIP trip to Disneyland. If you win, you’ll enjoy extras like the services of a tour guide, VIP viewing at a show or event, a Character Dining Experience, and more. The prize is worth nearly $9,000. Sweepstakes Links: Click Here to Enter this Sweepstakes Click Here for the Official Sweepstakes Rules Click Here for the Sweepstakes’ Home Page   Eligibility: USA and Canada (-PQ), 18+ and above the age of majority Start Date: July 18, 2019 End…

the job of affiliate marketing experts

There are so many different areas of online marketing these days that it’s hard to keep track of them all, let alone be a true expert on each one. Between email marketing, search engine marketing, Facebook ads, display ads, and other social media ads, how do you create time to also focus on affiliate marketing? Lucky for you, there are many affiliate marketing experts out there that can make your life a lot easier were you simply to hire them to help work on your affiliate program. Today we’re going…