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Why Adelphoi? What’s in a name?

It has been nearly 8 years since the decision was made to create a company that would enable me to go beyond my normal business activities. At the time, I was the owner and operator of several business units related to construction and manufacturing which I began in 1997. I had spent the majority of my career in construction, manufacturing, sales, marketing and product development. For my part, I was the entrepreneur who saw a need and met that need. I recognized other symbiotic opportunities and by 2011, was operating multiple entities. My nature was to know everything about my

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Turn Prospects into Customers Overnight!

Today I’d like to talk about how to turn prospects into customers and retain them for future marketing to. While, your marketing is doing its job, you need to be working on turning those prospects into customers. There are a few key ways to draw them in and seal the deal. You need to be: Inviting Informative Enjoyable   The biggest fear of most new customers is the dread buyer’s remorse. You want to avoid this at all costs and this should be mitigated if you’ve provided a quality product/service that delivers on the marketing claims you’ve made. However, this

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Telemarketing still Works!

Today you’ll learn how to use direct mail marketing and, yes, telemarketing to your full advantage. I know, the word “telemarketing” might as well be four letters, but there is a way to help customers feel like they are getting personal attention and keep them from blocking your number! With the success direct mail marketing has had and the availability of computers, these can be used as a powerful marketing tool for your success. Telemarketing is best for high priced, high margin products/services. Here are the key steps to putting together a highly effective direct mail marketing program: List all

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Make it POP!

There are 5 major components to good advertising copy: (The order of these is essential to success) Command Attention Showcase Benefits of Products/Services Prove the Benefits Persuade People to Embrace the Benefits Call to Action Advertising is sales in print. So, you need to think about the unique benefits your products/services offer and showcase that in a persuasive way. You need to emphasize results, not features. Let’s take a minute to talk about each of these components: Command Attention: This is usually accomplished with the headline. You need an attention-getter that makes people want to know more about your products/services.

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Direct Response or Bust!

Direct response marketing is a marketing that demands a direct response from your potential customers. This type of marketing is used to answer questions, present your branding, products and the reason you do what you do. Customers love this, as they are offered the opportunity to response, whether that be in the way of signing up for a newsletter, posting a comment on your site or blog, or purchasing a product from you. So, what does direct response marketing look like? Well, it comes in many forms, including: Direct mail Print ads Radio and TV ads Coupons or other incentives

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