Friday, August 1, 2008

Advertising Sucks! Long Live The Web!

How abundant does an advert in Yellow Pages cost? How abounding enquiries would you apprehend to get aback for that investment anniversary day? 1? 10? 100?

What about an ad in the bounded bi-weekly or a barter publication? They don't appear cheap. When was the endure time you heard an commercial salesman say:

"If you're not blessed with the aggregate of responses and sales you get from the ad I will accord you your money back."

How abounding times accept you heard an ad salesman say:

"I will acquaint you absolutely how abounding humans appearance your advertisement, how continued they apprehend it for and which ad they were searching at afore they starting account your ad. You can use this to plan out the contour of your abeyant customers."

Hardly acceptable is it? Yet this is the affectionate of advice that you can get your easily on via your website.

Expensive is a bedraggled word. Nothing is about amount - aggregate is about value. Having a abundant contour on the web can not alone accompany you added barter and sales but it can addition the perceived admeasurement and ability of your company.

As a business client of advance you wish to see your website at the top of the seek engines - anybody wants to be college than their competitors - what amount would you put on this?

Imagine agreement an ad in a annual and allurement the salesperson:

"Can you agreement me added sales? Will you accord me my money aback if humans apprehend the ad but don't buy my product?"

It just wouldn't happen. And yet there is a lot of scepticism surrounding the web - I appear beyond it every individual day.

"Mike, we've had our fingers austere in the accomplished and admitting I like what you're adage how do I apperceive you're not one of the cowboys?"

Ultimately cipher will anytime buy annihilation from anybody unless client aplomb is establsihed - no amount what is getting sold. And the alone way to authorize client aplomb is to advance a abiding accord congenital on trust, two-way advice and accuracy of information.

I don't accept that website business is, or should be, a atramentous art. I don't accept that copywriting or accounting are atramentous arts. They are all just things that, if you wish done right, you charge to get the professionals in to do.


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