Dollar Shave Club

in Blog This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from exceler8.com

<div class=”posterous_bookmarklet_entry”> <div class=’p_embed p_image_embed’> via dollarshaveclub.com Great marketing, delivery and web design. Well done! ~julian Via my dad @lgude and Walter Russell Mead’s quip on The Jobs of the Future

Viewbix – Add a call-to-action to your video

in Blog This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from exceler8.com

<div class=”posterous_bookmarklet_entry”><div class=’p_embed p_image_embed’> via viewbix.com   Check out viewbix to add visual call-to-actions to your small business videos. Video editing is hard. Don’t believe otherwise, it requires an extensive learning curve and a commitment in time that few small businesses can afford. Anything that adds value to your videos, saves time, and is easy […]

DigMyData Business Dashboard Beta (freebie today)

in Blog, Cool Tools & Sites, exceler8ion.com, Featured This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from exceler8.com

Note: The beta is free until the end of 2011 if you sign up today September 6, 2011.  Are you interested in the stories people tell? How about the stories data tell?  You’ve probably heard the saying, ‘lies, damned lies and statistics!’ and a chief reason for that is that it’s easy to miss the […]

Marketing is hard – when are we going to find the time for it?

in Blog, Connect, LocalNa8ion.com, News, Reviews & Rants This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from exceler8.com

The Problem Small business owners usually agree that marketing is the toughest and most critical part of their business. After all, the number one reason businesses fail is lack of sales. Even as a seasoned marketer with over twenty years of marketing  and online experience I have to say that this small business owner agrees. […]

Free Press Release Websites for Small Business

in Blog, Connect, LocalNa8ion.com This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from exceler8.com

One of the most overlooked marketing opportunities for small business owner are press releases. Press releases can generate  free buzz about your small business, products or services and create sales leads. Further, press releases have a positive impact on your local search engine optimization efforts. When a website news organization or blogger links to your […]

Get your small business marketing in game shape

in Blog, LocalNa8ion.com This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from exceler8.com

Get your small business marketing into game shape The economy is forcing many of us in small business to re-focus our efforts in marketing. Having returned perhaps for the first time in years after successfully growing our business by word-of-mouth and the occasional advertisement here and there, we find the landscape vastly changed. We’re not […]