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Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 904
RE: Help me think outside the box here

We have done direct mail, radio, and TV ads, all at a loss. We know what our customer acquisition cost has to be and for some reason, these avenues just don't generate enough customers. We sent out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 904
RE: Help me think outside the box here

sorry I don't understand...the website is chefami.com already.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 904
RE: Help me think outside the box here

A lot of you have touched on this and this is really the best fundamental idea that has come up here I think- I know that my customers are moms who live in a household with an income around 70k +. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 904
RE: Help me think outside the box here

I covered this in the initial post. I don't want to waste money advertising to people who are not our customers. This post is about _targeted_ marketing ideas.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 904
RE: Help me think outside the box here

Savige- thanks so much for the extra time to clarify, I think that's all really excellent advice and appreciate it. One thing though, not sure I understand what you mean by we have no USP. Didn't you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st January 2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 904
RE: Help me think outside the box here

Savidge, could you try rewording your criticisms of the website? I'm sure you have something good to say there but I am afraid your english is rather confusing.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st January 2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 904
RE: Help me think outside the box here

Yes absolutely so far such a huge percent of our growth has been referral based, because we allow customers to give someone a free box from time to time, that's our number one most cost effective...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st January 2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 904
RE: Help me think outside the box here

Some good ideas here thanks.

Sorry I don't have hundreds of thousands to invest immediately but I don't think that means my business isn't a serious one.

We have grown 300% per year for three...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th December 2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 904
Help me think outside the box here

I own a startup, a meal kit service called chefami (chefami.com). You have probably heard of Blue Apron. It's the same kind of thing, with the exception that we focus entirely on a single local...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2016, 12:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 38
Do I have to choose one?

I'm still very new to this. I'm building my website now.

In my industry, which is photography, there are two terms that everyone uses for what they are selling. About half of photographers call...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 87
Re: Is changing website name a bad idea?

Well my thought was, that it would be easier to market a personal name in the beginning, because it being photography, all of my photos are floating around out there with my name on them in the first...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 92
Re: What's in a name?

It's a question of marketability, actually. As someone selling small, intimate, personal tours, and fine art, people are FAR more likely to see one of my photographs, see my name on it, then type my...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd June 2016, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 92
What's in a name?

I'm debating if I should use my name as my brand, or create one. I'm an artist of sorts, so one thing that is absolutely imperative is that if someone does search for my name I want to be at the top...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 87
Is changing website name a bad idea?

I'm about to open a photo tour business and it's time to name it.

A large % of photographers choose to use their own names as their brand, and lots of them are quite successful with this.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 40
Choosing a host

Hi, I'm a photographer and sorry if this is a clueless question but I am considering between these two sites to host my website:

smugmug.com
photodeck.com

Photodeck is MUCH superior in terms...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th May 2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Re: Best channel for tour business?

Ok yeah thanks for the ideas, but actually at the moment I'm looking for ideas of the most effective kinds of paid marketing, I should have mentioned that.

My local community speaks Chinese, I do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Best channel for tour business?

I am a professional photographer looking to monetize my unique knowledge of exotic locations into a photography tour business. The target market is landscape photographers.

The first year...
Forum: Social Media 29th May 2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Is this a good idea? (Instagram)

I am starting a photography tour business, so Instagram is a perfect vehicle for my brand promotion.

Currently, I subscribe to all the feeds I can find related to landscape photography, including...
Forum: Growth Hacking 27th May 2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Re: Help me to understand this Blog catch-22

Is it possible to write all that content, and have it somehow connected to my main site in order to boost my main site in search results, without it actually VISIBLY APPEARING connected to browsers...
Forum: Growth Hacking 27th May 2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Re: Help me to understand this Blog catch-22

Thanks so much for taking your time, this is very helpful.

Let me break down the business a little bit more so you can better understand my exact goals.

I will run tours to 6 different...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Re: How to analyze/research this competition

I have no idea what a backlink is, and I see no connection to these threads at all. What a suspicious bunch! That other thread is me trying to figure out if there is a reasonable way to gain the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Re: Multi-domain marketing?

I don't know much of anything about this topic, so I don't know where to begin researching/learning, so I can see for myself how I would do this and understand the potential drawbacks, as sam is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Re: How to analyze/research this competition

I can't say that I see anywhere in this post where I asked anyone to do anything for me, except point me in what direction how to go about this. I apologize for having never performed market research...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Multi-domain marketing?

I am currently developing a photo tour business. I don't want to specialize on only one country, but offer a variety of tours around the world.

HOWEVER, one of my locations is in japan. Now when...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
How to analyze/research this competition

Hi, here are the websites of a few of my top competitors:

Here are a few of my top competitors:

Daniel Kordan | Photo workshops (http://www.danielkordan.com)
Lofoten Islands Norway | Photo...
Forum: Social Media 26th May 2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Re: The best approach to instagram

"Set it up to follow the followers of your competitors and then will see you have followed them and if they like your account they will follow you back."


This seems like a really good idea....
Forum: Growth Hacking 26th May 2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Re: Help me to understand this Blog catch-22

Oh I see now, yes that makes perfect sense, thanks so much! Let's say one of the tours I am selling is in Fiji. The more articles I write that are related to fiji, the more likely I will get into...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Re: Best channels to market photography tours

I didn't say that, I said I am not fluent. Would you travel half way around the world to take a technical learning course on a subject that was led by someone who was not fluent in your language?
...
Forum: Growth Hacking 24th May 2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Re: Help me to understand this Blog catch-22

Really, nobody knows? That's surprising, I would've thought this would be an easy question for most people here.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th May 2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Re: Best channels to market photography tours

Unfortunately, I am not fluent in the local language where I live
Forum: Growth Hacking 24th May 2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Help me to understand this Blog catch-22

Hi,sorry if this is a stupid question, I'm totally new to this.

I am starting a photography tour business. Now I've been told that if I want to drive relevant target market traffic to my tours...
Forum: Social Media 23rd May 2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
The best approach to instagram

In my business, which is selling photography tours, I have noticed that my top competitors have huge instagram followings. I got in touch with the biggest guy, he literally does not even tag his...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
How to spend $2k/month effectively

The business: Overseas Photography tours
Goal: 84 sales
Budget: $24,000/year

The question is, where should I put this money, how much, how often, and how can I make sure I'm testing for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd May 2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Re: Marketing Budget Estimation for Business Plan

I suppose that since the original question has been answered now, viz. the marketing budget should be around $2000/month, I ought to make new threads for these new questions. I really appreciate...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd May 2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Best channels to market photography tours

Hi, I'm a photographer who has realized the market is becoming saturated with photographs, and selling them is nearly an impossible way to make a living. What is also increasing, however, are the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd May 2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Re: Marketing Budget Estimation for Business Plan

Here are a few of my top competitors:

Daniel Kordan | Photo workshops (http://www.danielkordan.com)
Lofoten Islands Norway | Photo Tours Hiking Travel Guides | 68north.com...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th May 2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Re: Marketing Budget Estimation for Business Plan

I received an email notification of a reply to this post, by a user "wedmag" and it included the post. However, I don't see that post here in the actual thread.

He said a lot of useful things,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th May 2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Re: Marketing Budget Estimation for Business Plan

I see, thanks very much. Ok, well I can say this, that I will net approximately $1600 per customer. The tours will have a maximum of 8 participants, at a maximum of 12 tours in one year. I believe...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th May 2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Re: Marketing Budget Estimation for Business Plan

How, exactly, can I figure out who my ideal clients visit and what magazines they buy etc.?

You're suggesting, I ask one of my competitors, to send a letter on my behalf to their current...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th May 2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Re: Marketing Budget Estimation for Business Plan

Some really good sounding advice there, Ozi, thanks very much.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th May 2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Re: Marketing Budget Estimation for Business Plan

I heard this is the best forum online for these kinds of questions, surely there must be plenty of people more than knowledgeable enough to answer this at least somewhat?
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Marketing Budget Estimation for Business Plan

I am a professional photographer looking to monetize my unique knowledge of exotic locations into a photography tour business. I am currently projecting costs for the business plan, and the one area...
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