Posted by MattG at Sep 20th, 2009 in Internet Marketing
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one of the best things I ever did for my internet business was visit a marketing event.
it was run by Robert Puddy, who’s doing another one in the US in Oct (LFMpires Workshop US), and it made a massive difference to my online business!
I admit, I wasn’t looking forward to going and having to do all that “networking” stuff, mostly because that always sounds to me like standing around in a room full of people you don’t know, trying to start up a random conversation, not exactly easy or pleasant, unless of course you’re a bit of an extrovert!
as it happens, all my “networking” ended up being done either in the bar, or outside having a smoke, so starting conversations wasn’t forced, it just happened naturally.
And of course the plentiful flow of Guiness helped!
In fact it was while I was outside having a smoke (that’s the unhealthy bit) that I met (and made friends with) many of my best joint venture partners, well known and very succesful marketers like (in no particular order): - Read more... (1148 words, 1 image, estimated 4:36 mins reading time)
Posted by MattG at Aug 7th, 2008 in Joint Ventures
Damn, I had no idea it would be so difficult to pick a winner, I think that’s why I’ve not been in a rush to close the competition, I wasn’t looking forward to trying to pick just one winner, there’s some excellent posts!
You can read the original post and the replies here: -
There are a few bits especially that I’d like to highlight: -
All of Reed’s points are bang on, unsurprisingly, but meeting someone at a seminar shouldn’t be underestimated. Just one JV partner that I made at the last seminar I went to paid for the cost of the seminar for me…
Giving the person a testimonial for their product is also a great tip.
Ben mentioned that it’s a good idea to offer potential JV partners a review copy of your product, you shouldn’t really expect them to pay for it after all, and they’re not likely to promote it if they don’t get to check it out… Read more... (459 words, 1 image, estimated 1:50 mins reading time)