Posts Tagged ‘magnetic marketing’

Four Things You Can Do To Avoid Disaster In Your Business

By: Dave Dee on: January 14th, 2014 5 Comments

“It happens many times.” That’s what Mary Schiavo, the former inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation, said during an interview on CNN when talking about how a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago landed at the wrong airport last Sunday. According to Schiavo, “Planes landing on the wrong runway aren’t unusual.” As you can imagine, this error can cause real problems. Unfortunately, like airlines who guide passengers to the wrong airport, businesses many times[…]


The Secret Profit-Boosting Tip From The Boring Store

By: Darcy Juarez on: January 9th, 2014 2 Comments

“The Boring Store” in Chicago is anything but… With its bright orange awning and illustration of a private detective pushing a shopping cart, it is Chicago’s only “Secret Agent Supply Store.” With grappling hooks, secret decoders and glasses with rear-view mirrors, they have everything you need to be a spy. But what The Boring Store really serves as is a front for a non-profit writing and tutoring center, 826CHI. The center uses the proceeds from[…]


Announcing Dan Kennedy’s BRAND NEW Magnetic Marketing Live Training

By: Dan Kennedy on: January 8th, 2014 1 Comment

You’re Invited To A FREE, 5-Hour Event That Could Change Your Business Life Forever… “Announcing Dan Kennedy’s BRAND NEW Magnetic Marketing Live Training” Discover How To At Will Create A Flood Of New Customers…At Will Create A Cash Flow Surge…At Will Magnetically Attract Prospects Who Are Pre-disposed To View You As An Expert And Trusted Advisor And Buy From You…Plus Much, Much More Don’t Miss Out on This Very Special ONE-TIME, NO-REPEAT FREE LIVE EVENT[…]


Are You Hunting In The Wrong Place?

By: Dan Kennedy on: March 12th, 2013 9 Comments

I’ve been in the advice dispensing business for 40 years. Throughout my career I’ve been paid millions and millions of dollars by CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, small business owners, even my peers, professional speakers, authors and consultants. Whether the economy is good or bad, I remain fully booked and in demand. On occasion I have run up against ‘professional norms and guidelines’ dictated by some association or certifying organization, and had my fees[…]


8 Steps To Making More Money in 2013!

By: Dave Dee on: January 3rd, 2013 6 Comments

The end of the year and beginning of a new one tends to make one reflect on the year’s successes and failures… What were your top achievements? What was your biggest failure? What had the biggest impact? And so on… Instead of focusing on generic achievements, I thought it’d be fun to put a little twist on this year’s achievements by relating them specifically to your marketing successes and failures. So here’s how to review[…]


The Truth About Converting Customers And Four Tips To Make It Easier

By: Dave Dee on: September 25th, 2012 2 Comments

Last week at the Fast Implementation Boot Camp, GKIC members left excited because of the proven “ready-to-go” marketing processes they now have for their businesses. It’s one of my favorite events because the change we see in businesses after they attend is so dramatic… Like Walter Bergeron, our 2012 co-Marketer of the Year winner, who attended the Fast Implementation Boot Camp one year ago in September of 2011. Walter went home and mailed out a[…]


How To Cook Up More Sales Williams-Sonoma Style…

By: Dave Dee on: September 6th, 2012 9 Comments

What better way to end the summer than with a cookout…and a sale! This past weekend in addition to the backyard barbecues and pool closing parties, retail stores were in full force with Labor Day sales. Among them, U.S. gourmet cookware store Williams-Sonoma was offering some good deals…but even more impressive was their check-out procedure. The sales person at the cash register was taking customers through a series of questions, all designed to create more[…]


What You Can Learn From The Artist Wyland About How To Create Your Business Masterpiece

By: Dave Dee on: August 16th, 2012 3 Comments

The other day an article about the artist Wyland got me thinking about how one becomes a master of something… If you’re not familiar with Wyland, he created the “Whaling Walls.”  The Whaling Walls is a series of 100 large outdoor murals featuring images of life-size whales and other sea life.  The murals sprung from Wyland’s dream of sharing his love of marine life with 100 communities around the world. His goal was to bring[…]


A Back To School Tradition That Can Mean The Difference Business Success Or Failure

By: Darcy Juarez on: August 9th, 2012 6 Comments

The other day I was walking through reams of notebook paper stacked in the shopping aisles and it made me remember back to my own “back to school days”… Remember those? Picking out your lunch box…getting a fresh box of crayons… and buying new school clothes… One of the things I remember is that we would always spend the first few weeks of school reviewing what we had learned the year before… especially in subjects[…]


The Secret To Olympic Records, Business Success And Other Big Wins

By: Dan Kennedy on: August 8th, 2012 3 Comments

Last week, U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian of all time. Earning his 19th Olympic medal with a win in the men’s 4×200-meter freestyle relay. Although he’s having a great Olympics, it’s not as great as he could have been enjoying. In fact, he’s fallen short of many people’s expectations, including his own. It’s a good lesson in what it takes to reach the success you desire. For Phelps, his problems began[…]