A Google-dominated World

Google is king. Despite the efforts of other search engines (we’re looking at you, Bing) to sway customers to their side, Google remains the most used search engine. It uses a secret algorithm to determine “relevance”, and where a company appears in Google search engine results has serious implications for a business’s future. In barely…

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Déjà Vu

Have you ever had the feeling that you have experienced a sales and marketing challenge before, but were uncertain about what to do next?  Have the conventional tools become less effective for you? You tried direct mail, networking, print advertising, and cold calling. Nothing seems to work anymore. Welcome to the “new normal”. New and…

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Traditional Retail Advertising is Ineffective

A recent online study by Deloitte and Touche uncovered that two thirds of store visits during the 2006 holiday season were not influenced by holiday advertising. It turns out that most consumers picked stores because of their pre-existing familiarity with the stores and the stores locations. Additionally, the products purchased were researched on the internet.

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