Referrals Articles

Google Analytics for Tracking Google Base Referrals

Tracking referrals from Google Base can be difficult and confusing.

Google Whispers More Details About PPA
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The pay per action beta test for Google AdWords recently debuted, and spurred plenty of advertiser interest.

Customer Referrals: Viral Marketing Goes Old School

Getting referral business and new customers, through recommendations by satisfied customers and clients, is a dream of most business owners and managers.

Customer Referrals and Your Sales Department

For the complex sale you need enthusiastic referrals to help you build your reputation, differentiate yourself, demonstrate your value proposition, shorten your sales cycle, and drive revenue.

Against Google AdSense Referrals

WebMarketingNews quotes Mark Wallace, who says regarding Google’s AdSense referral program, “Turn it down“. Why?

Google Paying For AdSense Referrals

A new Google AdSense feature was announced today that allows website operators to place referral buttons on their sites for AdSense or Mozilla Firefox browser with the Google Toolbar. Every referral wins cash for webmasters.

Google Tops In Search Referrals, Stock Reaches $300

The hits just keep on coming for search Google who is quite possibly becoming one of the most popular names in the open market today… at least it appears that way when you inspect the available data.

The Top Ten Reasons People Will Send You Referrals

1. You are good at what you do.

Blog Statistics Packages
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A number of bloggers have recently asked me to write something about statistics packages – particularly to talk about the stats systems that I use and what features in them that I analyse.

Search Engines Contribute High Levels of Holiday Shopping Referrals

While visits to shopping sites are claiming a record share of total holiday season Web visits, search engines are continuing to contribute high levels of shopping referrals.

Postcards Make It Rain Referrals

One of the simplest ways to expand your marketing efforts is through the consistent use of postcards. Create a list of narrowly targeted prospects and then hammer away at them with powerful marketing messages.

The Top 10 Ways to Grow Your Business with Referrals

As the market continues to expand with more services and more products for your customers to choose from; a growing challenge for businesses is to stand out as ‘The one to go to” (for the type of service or product your business offers).

The Unwritten Rules of Referral

Nobody likes to cold call. Okay, very few people that I know like to cold call looking for clients. For those of you that fit that description, I have some good news. Stop it. Don’t cold call ever again. Instead, let other people do it for you by systematically generating all the referrals you can handle.

Building New Business Through Referrals

One of the most effective ways to generate new business is to encourage customer referrals. That is, you can use the influence of happy customers to help your business continue to grow without having to rely on constant advertising.

Most Businesses Can’t Survive on Referrals Alone

Referrals from colleagues and friends that turn into sales are the easiest and cheapest money you can make. These types of sales are often what new small businesses are started on. The problem is that many who start out with referral sales end up relying too much on them. This is the case especially with those individuals who decide to become independent contractors. They don’t realize that referrals can end up being far and few between and that they also have no control over when they may come around.

How to Reap Relative Rewards With Referrals

A recent issue of Global Internet Marketing News (http://linz1.net/GIM.html) reported an interested piece on how word-of-mouth advertising is statistically getting more nods from the online business community let alone the marketplace. Entitled “Word-of-Mouth Drives E-commerce,” the article pulled some interesting facts from a recent three-part study.

Susan Dunn Answers Professional Development Questions

You get through college with IQ, but you get through life with EQ-emotional intelligence. 80% of the qualities that lead to success are “soft”skills, EQ. People with high EQ experience less stress, enjoy better health, demonstrate higher levels of morale and performance, and report a better quality of life. It’s competencies like resilience, optimism, intentionality, and empathy. It’s applicable to team work, leadership, motivation, negotiation, ethics, and sales. EQ isn’t new, but full recognition of its value is.

Asking for Referrals, Getting Them and Keeping Them, Part I

I’m a professional coach. I’m not in it to see if I like it, or how much I can make how fast, or because it’s the latest fad. I’m in it because it’s my profession. I love the work and I’m in it for the long haul. It took years to learn the skills and build the practice base and my product is people’s lives. Therefore, yes, I take it seriously, and I think most professionals do. When I refer someone to someone else for professional services, this is going to reflect on my judgment, and also on how I care for my clients.

Need to Know How to Get Referrals?

I’m a coach. I’m not in it to see if I like it, or how much I can make how fast, or because it’s the latest fad. I’m in it because it’s my profession. I’m in it for the long haul. It took years to learn the skills and build the practice base. Therefore, I take it seriously. When I refer someone to someone else for professional services, this is going to have repercussions for me and my practice. At the same time, my practice depends upon referrals; they’re my lifeblood. Here’s what I’ve learned about them.

How to Get Referrals

I’m a coach and I help coaches and other professionals market their services. Referrals are my lifeblood. Here’s what I’ve learned about them.

Increase Your Bottom Line Through Referrals

There’s a therapist in my hometown who bills 55 hours a week and has a waiting list of several months of clients trying to get in to see him.

He owns a business card. That’s the extent of his marketing. He doesn’t even have a sign on his door. He couldn’t really market, he doesn’t have the time. He’s in his office 10 hours a day making money hand over fist.