A Little Mistake That Is Costing Businesses Millions Of Dollars Per Year

Written by Paul E. Burke

========================================= A Little Mistake That Is Costing Businesses Millions Of Dollars Per Year =========================================

The majority of businesses operate in highly competitive markets. What a customer can buy at your business, they most likely can buy at 101 other businesses.

Perhaps an example will clearly illustrate this point. Do a search in any search engine for "As Seen On TV Products". You might be staggered byrepparttar numerous choices inrepparttar 134281 result set. Which one do you choose? At this point you might as well do "enie-meanie-minie- moe" and randomly click on a company.

Now let's suppose you sell "As Seen On TV" products and you'rerepparttar 134282 lucky company who gets this customer's business. They order a number of items (maybe Ron Popeil's Ronco Showtime Rotisserie -- you know,repparttar 134283 "set it and forget it" guy) and you ring up a nice sale for $100. You beat out your competitors, THIS TIME.

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Here's whererepparttar 134284 danger arises. What happens when this customer wants to purchase another "As Seen On TV product"? They go back to repparttar 134285 search engine, search for "As Seen On TV Products" and once again get overwhelmed byrepparttar 134286 massive result set. They do another "enie-meanie-minie-moe" but this time click on one of your COMPETITORS' web sites.

Guess what? You just gave away your customer to one of your competitors. This is analogous to accidentally doing a slam dunk in YOUR own basket in a game of basketball and givingrepparttar 134287 opposing team repparttar 134288 point! Your competitor -- orrepparttar 134289 other team -- can't help but to feel gratitude towards you for helping them out.

That's right. Every single day ofrepparttar 134290 week businesses are repeatedly "shooting themselves inrepparttar 134291 foot." Instead of you making another $100 on Ron Popeil's rotisserie, your competitor is enjoyingrepparttar 134292 fresh smell of that crisp new $100 bill. This is like committing a crime against your own business. At this rate you might as well walk out into your office parking lot and start burning your money.

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Realtors - How To Start A Traffic Explosion In Your Spare Time

Written by Stan Smith

I know that you are busy. The average realtor works 14 hours a day showing homes, doing paperwork, listing presentations, and advertising. When you are stretched for time - something usually drops and that "something" is usually your website. I know that you want to get that website to pump out a steady stream of leads - but you don't haverepparttar time to get started.

I was inrepparttar 134280 same boat too until I learned how to use my spare time to promote my website. First, I need to describe what spare time is. Spare time isrepparttar 134281 time you spend waiting for a file to download. Spare time isrepparttar 134282 time that you are waiting for a application to open. Spare time isrepparttar 134283 time you take a breather from paperwork to do a little web surfing. If you takerepparttar 134284 time to look - your day has a lot of these little pockets of time that you can use to promote your website.

Here's what I suggest doing in those little moments in your day:

Write an Article. Openrepparttar 134285 notepad application that comes installed on most computers. Whenever you have a spare moment, start typing out article ideas. They don't have to be well thought out. Just ideas of topics that you think your clients would like to know more about (if you're stumped - browse throughrepparttar 134286 articles at www.RealtorInternetTips.com/article.htm ).

Once you've got a good list, start adding bullet points under each idea. Again you don't have to complete this all in one sitting just do as much as you can before you have to focus on something else. Thoughout your week - gradually add more details to your articles ideas until you have one fairly written out. Now when you get yourself a block of time - finish your article. Make sure you add a "bio box" torepparttar 134287 end of your articles - so prospects will know how to link to your website for more information. An example of a good "bio box" can be found atrepparttar 134288 end of this article

Post Your Article On Your Website This is a very-effective traffic building technique that is easily down in your spare time. When you have a finished article - open your webpage editor and add your article to your site. If you don't have an "Articles" page on your website - create one now! If you don't have an article to post, go to www.hud.gov and copy and paste their material on your site (they are a government organization - so you don't have to worry about copyright concerns). I suggest posting one article a week to your website.

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