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Guerrilla Marketing Book Review – Qualities of A Serious Business Owner

In chapter three of Guerrilla Marketing (yes, I’m only on chapter three.  I told you I was slow!) Levinson introduces 16 “Monumental Secrets of Guerrilla Marketing.”  There’s really no big secret.  They all add up  to the same qualities we attribute to any successful person or project in life.  I won’t go through all 16, ...

Guerrilla Marketing Book Review – Writing Your Mission Statement

04.29.2010 · Posted in Books, Planning, Small Business Tools

Jay Levinson, in his book Guerrilla Marketing, recommends that marketers come up with a common direction to guide the messaging for a business.  As a small business owner, this is pretty much all up to you.  Levinson says to start with no more than seven sentences and whittle it down to seven words. I usually ...

Building A Media List for Your Small Business PR

03.24.2010 · Posted in Media Relations, Planning, Public Relations

“I called the newspaper and told them about my event, but nobody showed up to cover it!” How many times have I heard this?  Too many! You called the paper, hm?  Who did you talk to?  Do you even know?  It was probably the receptionist.  And unless you found a body, a bag of money ...