Archive for June, 2009

WAHM Link Love 6-26-09
June 26, 2009

If you are looking for a mailing list/autoresponder provider you should head on over to Wahm Talk Radio’s blog and read the post ‘Spark An Idea!’ About Email. Kelly talks about a new provider, MailChimp, she is really loving.

And to carry on with more spark an idea about email themes head on over and see what Susan Payton had to say in her post Eleven Email Marketing Tips.

This post is a little bit older but I just came across it again today and wanted to mention it. A lot of people are using Facebook these days and Mari Smith offers some awesome advice about how to properly use it to get maximum results. Her post Top Ten Tips For Creating BUZZ With Facebook Events is a great read if you are using or thinking about using Facebook to post your events.

Features or Benefits – Which One are You Selling was a stop me in my tracks and think post by Melinda at Wahm Biz Builder. Many people think that to the customer the product is everything and obviously to a certain extent it is. But honestly it’s not as important as you think. Melinda points out what is really important to the customer. It’s definitely worth the read.

Good ole Murphey’s Law. We all know it, some better than others probably. So it’s no surprise that as WAHM’s things happen too. While you can’t prevent Murphey’s Law you certainly can help offset the damage by being prepared. Check out WAHM’s and Murphey’s Law for some pointers on what to do when it strikes.

If you’re a Virtual Assistant, VA Marketing Tip: What Else is a post you should definitely not pass up reading. She suggests that you do one simple task this week for your current clients and past clients. It was interesting to see the suggestion she made. It was all about creating front of mind awareness.

WAHM Link Love 6-19-09
June 21, 2009

If you offer any type of freebie on your site holding your freebies hostage by Alice Seba is a must read. The post was inspired by another post that she read and she shares a couple comments that were made on the other post. Definitely worth the read!

I found this great post, are you really prepared to work from home over on Your Virtual Assistant blog. Even though I’m already working from home there were some key tips in this post and it was well worth the read.

This post actually comes in two parts. It’s called Lesson Learned. Lesson learned Part 1 talks about how all the links to her free eBooks were bad. She didn’t know how long they were bad or how they even went bad. Lesson learned part 2 she finds out it wasn’t the links at all but the whole website. Moral of the story? Check your links and website on a regular basis.

Do you target moms? Are you thinking about targeting moms? Check out Carrie Lauth’s post Why the Mom Market for some interesting statistics about the mom market. Did you know that companies are spending billions of dollars every year marketing their products to Moms?

Publishing Your Ezine the Pros and Cons is a great post by Carrie Wilkerson. If you’ve been thinking about wanting to publish your own ezine she shares some pros and cons about it with you. For the few cons she lists she also provides solutions to them.

Once again I’m mentioning that content is king. We all know how important it is to our website. It can be hard always coming up with not just fresh content but compelling content. Melissa Ingold provides some tips you can follow to provide compelling content for your readers.