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6 things you should NOT ask me

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I like to consider myself a generous guy and am always delighted to help others however I can. But there are 6 major fouls in my book that happen more often than I’d like, such as: Asking for money. I will “loan” money only to friends, which means I don’t… Read more »

I am still waiting for your reply

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Thus saidĀ friend.seocompany@gmail.com, who wants me to post their blog in exchange for a token payment. Apparently, I didn’t respond to them within 2 minutes, so they had to follow up. So I was curious what sort of spam they engage in. Googling that email address (you should use your domain,… Read more »

Cold caller follows up incessantly on me, so I follow up on him

This sales guy cold blasted me 6 times, asking if I was interested in his services. On his most recent follow up, I decided that I would follow up with him to ask if he could unsubscribe me. Then I set a 7 day boomerang (one of my favorite services)… Read more »

Cold calling sellers are the modern digital purse snatchers

Some people call it consultative selling– to add value via your expertise, as opposed to regurgitating what anyone can find online already in your marketing materials. But it’s more than that. You have to be a committed ambassador of the thing you stand for. It’s that passion that causes people… Read more »

The lead gen tactic that we all despise

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We can forgive the innocent B2B marketer with spamming their lists. Euphemistically, we call it “blasting”– doesn’t sound like fun on the receiving end, does it? And we can even forgive the aggressive conference badge scanner or telemarketer. Remind me to never let exhibitors scan my badge either– since the… Read more »