Matt Nelson, Inventive Imports, Provo
Our new company has just gained sole distributorship in the U.S. for a product already successful overseas. With several marketing schemes in mind, we are without experience in an important area - retail. What's the best way to pitch retail stores?
Corie, San Jose, Calif.
I'm starting a sole-proprietor business, and I need advice on how to charge for my marketing and advertising services. I don't want to overcharge or undercharge for my services. Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
Julie Wickert, Austin, Texas
What is the importance of storytelling to a company's marketing efforts? My business is True Story Communication, and I write true stories - case studies, customer testimonials, blog entries, and more - on behalf of my customers. While I know that these stories are some of the most valuable advertising and communication available to organizations, I'm having trouble substantiating it.
Cheryl D. Ajamu, Southfield, Mich.
I own an advertising media sales representation firm. How do I raise my fees to cover increased expenses at a time when my clients are experiencing lower advertising revenues?
Nancy and her husband want to pass the family business to their sons. Do you have experience passing on a family business? Tell us the logistics.Apr 23, 2008 1:31 PM ET
Jaci is considering using Facebook as a marketing tool. Do you use Facebook, MySpace, or other types of social networking for your small business? What do you think about it?Mar 18, 2008 9:39 AM ET
Richard owns a military housing real estate website and needs listings on the site. Do you have any advice on how he can attract sellers to his site?Feb 26, 2008 9:27 AM ET
Richard wants to grow his niche military housing business. Do you have tips on how to grow a niche business?Feb 14, 2008 9:49 AM ET
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