3 Ways to Drive More Sales Utilizing Email Marketing

The power of email marketing can be illustrated with a couple of quick statistics. According to studies released by Monetate 4.24% of people who subscribe to an email marketing list will buy something. Of those who find the product through the search engines only 2.49% will buy and if they find your product through social media the number drops to .59%. The simple truth is that if you want to be maximizing your sales you need to be email marketing.

However while email marketing may offer a higher ROI (Return on Investment) than any other form of marketing, most marketers could still improve their sales conversion numbers with a few simple changes. The fact is that consumers are becoming increasingly savvy about which emails they will open and which they won’t. Here are the top 3 ways for you to increase sales with email marketing.

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Quotations and funny sayings to make any introvert proud

Quotations are all around us! Whether it’s quotations, funny sayings, limericks or some other word phrase, they often are small golden nuggets. A few years ago I met someone on the since inactive, but still there, Blitztime. We became fast friends and gravitated toward LinkedIn. He loved Tweeting quotations, limericks and sayings. He once remarked to me, why do we usually quote old and dead people? What about the friends we have who might say wise things? Why don’t we share those inspirational sayings.

When you are attracted to quotations, is there a reason you are attracted to it? Does it have anything to do with the celebrity of the person?

Hover over any of the ones that start this list of quotations and funny sayings that make any introvert proud. I am not one easily impressed by the celebrity status. Sometimes I just don’t find I can relate to them as real people so them I am puzzled by why would I find wisdom in their words? Other times, they surprise me and their remarks really resonate.[Continue Reading…]

Love, Care and Kindness with your introvert friend, lover, spouse

How is your Valentine’s Day? Romance, flowers, chocolate, and wine? Like many holidays, the introvert isn’t so easily turned on with a lot of fan fare about these kinds of events. At least I’m not. My preference is to celebrate as much love, care and kindness as possible all year long. This got me thinking about, where does this love, care and kindness come from? How do you give it to others? Can it easily become a daily habit?

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Does the Word “Doctor” Make You Uncomfortable? How to Avoid Walking in Cold

For many people, the word “doctor” is a loaded one. It carries with it a lot of baggage. On the one hand, these people do have a great deal of knowledge in their field of expertise and should be respected for the skill they bring to their work. In many cases, that respect gets translated into an assumption that doctors are somehow in a separate category from the rest of us lowly humans, and that is simply not true.

If you want to feel more comfortable when you reach out to doctors, it’s going to take some practice (pun intended). Being an introvert can be used to your advantage in a world that values traits normally associated with extroverts. While you may find making the initial contact with a physician harder than a more outgoing personality type, once you have been able to get in touch with the doctor, you can use your superior listening skills and soft-spoken manner to your advantage.[Continue Reading…]

How Do You Feel When You Are Duped?

First there was the media attention to Beyoncé’s  lip-synching at this year’s Presidential inauguration. She was stunning at the Super Bowl though. There was also Lance Armstrong’s almost sad apology on Oprah. Also was a confusing report of  Manti T’eo’s fake girlfriend. The list could go on.  Any one or all of these situations might have left you feeling deceived.

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