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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #585

March 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

San Fran SMB’s Fight to Keep Yellow Pages
Cynthia Boris says:

There was a day where the Yellow Pages phone directory had a coveted spot in every home and phone booth. These days, however, a huge number of phone directories go straight from the doorstep to the trashcan.

The Product Stewardship Instituteestimates that phone books create 660,000 tons of waste per year and because they’re printed on low-grade paper, recycling isn’t easy. That’s

Your Blog Sucks. These Don’t… Why?
Rick Stilwell says: “…your blog content isn’t boring because of what it’s about, your blog content is boring because you are presenting it in a boring way. You have to approach every article as an opportunity to punch everyone you know in the face with Awesome, and you have to believe you can do it (Can I get an “Amen”).” Your Blog Is Boring Because You Suck At It | Joey Strawn.
SXSW – SCVNGR CEO Aims to Solve Real Problems with Games
Chris Crum says:

When you hear about location-based services, Foursquare is probably the first brand that comes to your mind. They’ve arguably made the biggest mark on the space sofar, but while Foursquare faces growing competition from big brands like Google and Facebook, it also has a lot of younger peers looking to meld the digital andphysical worlds into one.

One of those peers that gets more media attent

Seth Priebatsch on the decade of games


SXSWi Video: Mint.com Talks Apps
Christopher Heine says:

Product designer Aaron Forth describes how apps can be successful in an increasingly crowded mobile market.


The-Sale-You-Cant-Close
Mark Hunter says: We’ve all been there. After countless calls, meetings and an endless amount of work, you just can’t get the customer to say “yes” and move forward. There can be hundreds of theories and ideas as to why this happens more times than we care to admit. Let’s put all the theories aside and get to a solution you can use right now to determine if the customer is serious.
Cup of Joe: My Biggest Secret To Being A Successful Entrepreneur
Joe Hall says:

Self confidence is everything.

What separates successful entrepreneurs from you? If you are already successful, then what have you got that others don’t? Well, the truth is each of us have different qualities that help us succeed, but very few successful entrepreneurs have low self confidence. Being sure of yourself at every step of the way is crucial to finding success. It will dramatically

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3 Foundations For Strong Client Relationships
CodyDamon says: I always admire those folks that have genuine relationships with their clients. It’s a tough dynamic to perfect that’s for sure.  On one hand it’s purely the humanity of a relationship and connecting with someone. On the other hand, the business of agency life sneaks in, assuring that the relationship is profitable. It’s a tough balance and one I haven’t absolutely perfected yet. No
Zynga: 40-Year-Old Moms Are the New Hardcore Gamers [SXSW]
Chris Crum says:

Manny Anekal, Zynga’s Director of Brand Advertising spoke a little today at SXSW about storytelling through advertising, but emphasized just how big social gaming is.

1 in 5 Americans play lots of Zynga’s games, he says, noting that the company is changing the gaming landscape, and increasing the landscape of the overall gaming experience. In other words, people that didn’t necess

Manny Anekal of Zynga Talks Women and Gaming


Scvngr CEO Says Location Can Be ’10X’ Bigger Than Social
Christopher Heine says:

Young geo-social exec packs a punch with marketing examples and ideas as the SXSWi keynote.


Tips-To-Develop-Uniquely-Crazy-Campaigns
Lynne Saarte says: When you are launching a new product or service, what you want is for people to start talking about it. The more buzz you generate, the better it becomes because it stirs up interest. The way to a buzz campaign is to leap out of your box and get uniquely crazy with your campaign…

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