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Why Buying Email Lists Is Always a Bad Idea (And How to Build Yours for Free)

You need people to email, and you need them quickly. Oh, and if you could get them pretty cheap, that’d be great, too.

That’s the mindset many marketers find themselves in when they’re on the phone with a list-purchasing company: We need new people to email to feed our sales organization. Acting on that moment of desperation, however, can cause them more long-term (and short-term) harm than good.

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13 Things NOT to Do on Facebook

These days, most businesses have gotten the hint that they need to have a presence on Facebook. Searching for a business on Facebook and seeing they don’t have a Facebook Page garners the same reaction from users as searching for a business on Google and seeing they don’t have a website: You justContinue Reading

Dropshipping 101: What It Is and How It Can Make You a Successful Online Retailer

You’ve decided to launch an online store and join the ecommerce revolution. The very first questions you need to answer are all about your product: what will you sell, where will you get it and how will you get it to your customers. Amazing marketing and incredible customer service won’tContinue Reading