How to do a Sampling Campaign

 

I was reading Drew’s Marketing blog   
and he was talking about Sampling campaigns. I thought I would write about how one is done. This can give you some ideas for your business.

Service Businesses:
You do not always have to just give free services away, you can add a twist to make it really pay off for you.

You can discount the services in return for use of that business as a case study
Whenever anyone offers this to Wright Place TV Show, I take it.  It’s a great way to explore the services at a discount and feel confident that they want to make sure you succeed. Using your business as a case study only gives you more publicity. You know, Dr. Wright is all about the Publicity!

You can have Client Shadows
A potential client can shadow you as work on things, get to see your methods and  your unique style in getting it done. They will feel more confident in working with you because they will know what to expect.

Product businesses:

Product Placement on TV and Radio Shows and Blogs:
Having your product on a TV show, radio show or blog and then have them give it away gives you exposure and a viral word of mouth going. Yes even blogs get product placement now. This past few months Bloggess had a Wii to give away and I saw a lot of bloggers giving away a gift cards from K Mart and Wal Mart.
Contact the show or blog and let them know what you have and why their audience will really like it. Ask for a specific description and link back to your site and there you go!

Gift Bags
It’s the easiest thing ever! Contact events that will have your target audience and ask if you can give things away in their gift bags. If they do not have a gift bag, ask if you can place your items on the seats at the event so that each person can get one. Do not bother with a discount coupon for your item. If they have never heard of it, they wont buy it because it’s discounted.

Social Marketing Buddies
You’ve been doing all this social marketing, you have 10,000 followers on Twitter, 90 million friends on Facebook and My Space, 50,000 people ready to Digg or Dip or whatever, anytime you ask, however, NONE Of them have ever held your product in their hands? They are so used to lame virtual products they will salivate at the chance to get something real, so ask them if they would like one and write a review.

This works for Service products also. Secret Sushi (  Adam Helweh )
gave me a hour class on How to use Linked In. It was really good too.  I learned a lot.

These are just a few ideas you can use in 2009. Let’s me know if this was helpful and
what you want to use in 2009

Top Reasons to Buy Jewelry Online

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Today, purchasing online has become common place and you can get most things you like, for example, are you on the market for something special? Maybe for your mother, dad or perhaps for a respected coworker who has provided a long time of loyal service? Possibly someone you know is enjoying a wedding or anniversary? No real problem what the occasion is, watches make wonderful presents for almost anyone; it doesn’t matter whether it is a 100th wedding, or even a kid’s first watch.

The methods by which you can buy Watches Online are many and different. Maybe you have considered the concept of purchasing watches online? Once you buy watches online you can be saving both your time and money.

The web has become one of the very most useful tools in the last or more years. It is both a blessing and a problem to the more traditional retail store outlets across the world. You can purchase just about anything on the internet and watches are no different.

You can search in the convenience of your own home that has the included bonus of not having to withstand huge payment costs and methods found in some shops. Often, you could have the item brought to your personal home when buying watches online. There are many advantages.

If you should be quite new to the process of watching purchasing, you might have a few pre-determined questions regarding how one goes about purchasing watches online. One of the very most useful, and simplest things you can do, is just sit at your computer and ask a few queries. That is especially true if you’re just getting started and looking for information. Just by writing “watches online” into any major search tool. You’ll get a wide large wide range of options. You will find many companies and even personal stores marketing their watches online.

Even although you have not bought a watch before, just browsing online can give you a notion on what watches cost and the designs available and the manufacturers. It can be a good source of information on the watch you are looking for. Many take this information and go to a watch store to purchase one. Obviously you can actually bring it one more step further and get your watch straight from a store online.

If Jewelry purchasing from the internet, then the good bit of guidance should be to purchase using a major online retail store website. Another option is via watches online company official website. It’s important that you use protected sites as you are able to be cautious when giving your card or bank information online. They also seem to offer the best protection, guarantees and often will provide free of cost.

By using the web for the analysis, we have use of information that individuals can process at our own speed and convenience. By purchasing watches online, you have the choice and the quality you would like right in your home. Choosing the design and style could be a challenging decision too. They’re options you need to choose before browsing the internet to buy your watch.

Summary:

Today, you can find many reasons to go buy watches online. Stores are actually going online and you need to make the most of this trend. You might also need more options once you shop with one of these online stores. But when you want to avoid the complications and the analysis paralysis, you better make your decision before you shop. Good with your watch shopping.

The Odd Places I like to GO- Philadelphia April 2015

April 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Featured Articles

I travel a lot and this year, I decided to start blogging about it!

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My trip to Philadelphia was after 2 business trips to DC and a nice stop to hang with family on my way home. I really like South Street, the shops and trees in the spring are enchanting. I did not shop but I did get Pizza at Lorenzo’s. You know those giant slices that fill you up? Yeah! And I ate it walking down the street like a heathen!

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There are all kinds of historical stops and I have done them over and over, but I happened to park near this W.E.B. Dubois sign and so I took that. The metal skeletal lady reminds me of something The Bloggess would want at her house! And one building was covered with art or intentional graffiti. 

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I enjoy Phili a lot, partly because loved ones are there and partly because it “feels” so different from California. Everything in California is new compared to this. It’s just a different vibe. It was a sunny spring day, later that day it rained. The storm was fantastic! Lightening, Thunder! Pouring rain! The special effects department went all out. I love it.

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