3 Critical Relationship Strategies To Employ Right Now

Robin Robins Blog, IT Marketing, MSP Marketing

I’ve repeatedly said that the single biggest, most valuable asset of any business is your list and the relationship you have with it (prospects, clients). EVERY successful company has a relationship strategy. Some through outright dependence (think utilities), addiction (coffee, fast food, cigarettes), or what Qubein would call “brand insistence” and loyalty, which is what the likes of you and …

What Most Miss About Their Unique Selling Proposition

Robin Robins Blog, IT Marketing, MSP Marketing

One of the most powerful marketing and business advantages you can give yourself that accelerates the sales process and dampens, and often nearly eliminates, price resistance is the USP or unique selling proposition. Candidly, most can’t articulate one because they don’t HAVE one. This is not to be overlooked or skipped over. The question “Why should I choose you over …

What Makes A “Qualified” Lead?

Robin Robins Blog, IT Marketing, MSP Marketing

Ah, the age-old whine of the failing salesperson: The leads are WEAK! Some people would automatically dismiss this as a lazy salesperson’s excuse (which often IS the case) – but thinking that ALL leads are good is just as foolish. There ARE times, when leads generated, are NOT qualified leads and not worth the effort of a salesperson to pursue …

Back To Basics Marketing 101: How To Classify And Qualify Inbound Leads To Maximize Sales

Robin Robins Blog, IT Marketing, MSP Marketing

Did you know IT services firms lose THOUSANDS of dollars every year due to very poor or non-existent follow up on the leads they generate? Recently we’ve been getting a LOT of questions from members wanting clarification on how to properly classify and qualify inbound leads to maximize sales.  I would suggest you read through and then go back to …

The Single, Simple Trick That Will Get 3 To 4 Times More Response From Every Single Marketing Campaign, Guaranteed

Robin Robins Blog, IT Marketing, MSP Marketing

Any ideas on what it is? Hint: It’s the thing that got you to read this article – the headline. The headline is “the ad for the ad.” It’s the device that, if well-written, will stop the right reader-prospect in their tracks and get them involved in reading your campaign and taking action. In the example above, I could have …

Grabbing Attention

Robin Robins Blog, IT Marketing, MSP Marketing

To the right is a favorite “article” from the Weekly World News (the only RELIABLE news outlet these days) that I keep in my files as inspiration for a marketing campaign somewhere in the future. I DO think an ad run like this around Halloween with an offer to “exorcise the demon” in your computer would do really well – …