Think Social Media is a FAD? Think again….

This post was written in 2012… Today, 3 years later SOCAIL MEDIA is more important than ever. The statistics have exponentially increased and BUSINESSES are recognizing the value of “talking” with their customers. There has never been a better time than now to start a business. The tools available to ALL businesses big or micro small- level the playing field. Your PASSION, your COMMITMENT to excellence are the contributing factors to your success… The statistics are staggering… The speed of change is mind boggling. The TRUTH is undeniable and the time is NOW to jump in and START YOUR CONVERSATION. OVER 50% of the Worlds population is under 30. 96% of Millennials have joined a Social Network. FACEBOOK beats GOOGLE in weekly traffic. Social Media has taken over pornography as the NUMBER ONE internet activity. It took the INTERNET 4 YEARS  to reach 50 MILLION people. The I-POD 3 YEARS FACEBOOK had 200 MILLION subscribers in less than a YEAR I-POD application downloads hit 1 BILLION in 9 MONTHS “We don’t have a choice on whether we DO Social Media… The Question is how WELL WE DO IT” – Erik Qualman If FACE BOOK were a country it would be the worlds 3rd largest 80% of companies use Social Media for recruiting 95% of those use LINKED IN. The fastest growing sector using Social Media is WOMEN  55-65 years old YOU TUBE is the 2nd largest search engine in the World. WIKIPEDIA has 15 MILLION articles.   Studies show it is as accurate as the Encyclopedia Britannica There are OVER 200 MILLION Blogs Only 18% of TV campaigns generate...

Blackbelt Partnership- a course in Sales training and customer service

Blackbelt Partnership presents a sales and customer service training series to the greater Coachella valley. At a time when every opportunity is critical, Stu Bailey and Jodi Pannell teach their students how to turn “suspects into prospects” and then guide them through the sales cycle to a profitable conclusion. Retaining clients through impeccable customer service is the second focus of Blackbelt Partnership. With over 30 years of collective experience, Stu and Jodi provide an excellent course full of tangible, game changing ideas to turn today’s opportunities into profitable bottom line...

EMAIL MARKETING-DONE RIGHT

EMAIL MARKETING DONE RIGHT. With today’s web 2.0 technology, staying connected with your prospects is easier than ever before! Did I say easy? Not so fast. Easy in that there are multiple platforms, all sorts of programs and tons of advise to process. Not so easy in selecting the “right” program for your company, it’s goals and objectives and the end results of getting more customers and increasing your bottom line. The following is a review of three very popular contact management systems. Each excellent in it’s own way, each with benefits and drawbacks. e hope you find the following information helpful in deciding which contact management system you are going to use. Regardless of which one you choose, our advise is choose one and move forward. Don’t put it off any longer.  Act now and begin building your list and at the same time building your...

Video Marketing Results: ABOVE IT ALL PAINTING, Palm Desert Ca.

ABOVE IT ALL PAINTING, Palm Desert Ca is a small, independent painting contractor withZERO online visibility. Using the power of video to deliver helpful information to potential clients, they are now listed on Google page ONE  in multiple positions. Their articles are also listed in a local painting contractor directory. In a competitive small market having listings on page one has helped them increase...

Video Marketing Results: AUDIO VIDEO SIMPLIFIED, Rancho Mirage Ca.

DESERT AUDIO VIDEO SIMPLIFIED serving the Coachella Valley, produced a 3 video marketing campaign to increase page ranking and better tell their story on their website. In less than 2 days after publishing the first video, they were on page ONE of Google under several cities and listings. Screen shots of results after just 2 days!   NOTE: Custom Home Theater Palm Springs has 115,000 page...