Portable Solar Energy Power Stations by Anna Hart
... Hikers, military personnel, and travelers can fill the pockets with cell phone, GPS, laptop, camera, and other electronic devices. Then slip the 3 ounce portable solar power panel into a special holder on the back of the jacket, and you can generate energy for your electronics. Portable solar energy power stations make use of these ideas and more. They may be large enough to generate sufficient electrical power for a small village, or small enough to be carried by a child.
Top Pay Per Click Choices Part 3: The Search Continues by Patrick Connor
... As I have seen in many of my friends' online businesses, being at the right advertising channel (PPC search engine, that is) and being at the right position (search result ranking) are factors that can make or break the target sales you have set for your business. With various insights, I constantly get from my colleagues and friends who have been there and done that, I humbly share to you in this third installment what might be of great help for your business.
How to Measure Your Website's Performance by Charlie Cook
... A 1% percent conversion rate is a healthy rate for most businesses on the web. If you offer a free newsletter, your objective is to get as many people as possible to sign up for it, to maximize your conversion rate. While you may only get 1% of people to buy your products during a given month you should be able to get 5-15% of site visitors to give you their contact information so you can stay in touch with them. Try the Free Web Site Conversion Calculator with this link.
Setting Achievable Goals by Marco Richter
... Here is a first draft of the plan, I have made so far: Setup an online business Work on that business and make it profitable Set the business on auto-pilot Go back to step one Step one is already in progress as your are reading this article on my website. This site will be my new online business. Ok, this one was easy to take, step two will be much harder to achieve. I am already working on an article covering the topic of making a website profitable.
Marketing for Business Leaders: Three Steps to Increase Marketing Effectiveness by Susan Tatum
... A quick run around the calculator tells us that your marketing efforts need to generate 4000 leads for the sales team. With this information in hand, marketing planning becomes much more focused. Every activity in the plan should in some way contribute to generating inquiries and developing leads. If you can't trace a program or activity to this result, don't spend the money. 2. Match your marketing process to the buying process. Unless you are selling an impulse item, the decision to ...
Are You Where You Want To Be? 5 Steps To Help You Get There by Sandra Martini
... I also use colored stickers to label different types of days: profit generating, business building, vacation and holidays. This allows me to know whatís planned on any given day. Itís not takes time and effort to know where I want to be 12 months from now, so I start with some basics. * HolidaysI take the major ones off. * VacationI am taking a trip with a friend this year and so have those dates reserved and can work around that. * Business there any conferences that I know I want to attend?
What Is the Lifetime Value of A Customer by Steve Martinez
... One way to generate more business is to increase the frequency and value of orders. Another way is to duplicate good customers through referrals, bringing in new business. Work Hard or Work Smart With ReferralsResearch tells us that it takes 5 times as much work and money to find a new customer as it does to keep one. If this is true, how smart are we if customers are lost through our poor salesmanship. How often we stay in touch with our customers is one factor that makes a difference in ...
The 3 Metrics You Must Understand Before You Do Your Next Pay Per Click by Mike Makler
... If you spend $1,000 on Advertising and take in $50,000 then your Return on Ad Spend equals 5,000 Percent. (You can use the online Return on Ad Spend Calculator 3 - Return on InvestmentReturn on Investment is the bottom line. Also known as profit or Net Profit. This is the number that all Business owners shoot for. If you spend $1,000 to generate $50,000 in Sales and you make a 50 Percent Profit on each sale ($25,000) the your return on Investment is 2500 Percent.