Archive for 'trust in marketing'
Urgency and scarcity are good marketing tactics, but only if they’re true. False urgency and false scarcity can ruin a marketers reputation by exposing them as liars.
Posted: December 22nd, 2010 under internet marketing, marketing, marketing mistakes, trust in marketing, truth in advertising, web marketing.
Tags: advertising, effective marketing, marketing, truth in advertising
Bob Bly’s letter this morning offered up some interesting tidbits that he’d found, and since he gives permission to re-use his letters, here are a couple of them: ***The ideal length for a web page*** According to web expert Gerry McGovern, the ideal length for a page of web copy on a regular web site [...]
Posted: January 4th, 2010 under business writing, copy layout, copywriting, customer service, effective marketing, internet marketing, marketing, search engine optimization, SEO, trust in marketing, web copy, web copywriting.
Tags: customer service, effective marketing, marketing, marketing copy, search engine optimization, SEO, web copy, web marketing, web pages
Huge companies can get away without having a “personality” at the helm, but small business marketers who try to hide are making a big mistake. If successful, those huge companies have built a reputation over the years – for good quality merchandise or for good service provided by a well-trained team of employees. No one [...]
Posted: November 7th, 2009 under advertising, marketing, marketing your real estate services, self-promotion, trust in marketing, web marketing.
Tags: business marketing, marketing, marketing on line
Who do you trust on line? And what makes you trust them — or not? As I was deleting away today I thought about the similarities between the marketers I believe and the ones I don’t. I’d love to see what you have to say about it too — maybe just to see if you [...]