Henry Diaz Case Study: Artist and Freedom-preneur

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For centuries, artists have depended upon gallery owners to sell their artwork.  But today’s Internet has changed the business model, allowing them to go straight to the public. As artists embraced this model, some discovered a hidden talent for marketing and devised new ways to bring added value to a worldwide audience. In today’s case study, we profile one such artist and provide a fascinating glimpse into his newly discovered business model: freedom-preneur. Read more

Email Success Profile: Ram Shengale of Gyantastic

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Still learning your craft? Maybe you’re a bit nervous about representing yourself as an experienced pro. After all, you’re still spending every spare moment trying to stay up to speed. Well, here’s a little secret: we’re all trying to keep up. Why? Because the online world changes so rapidly. So focus on what you do know and be open about the things you’re still learning. Entrepreneur Ram Shengale (a GetResponse customer) is gaining success with this strategy. Let’s check out his business model.

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Email Success Profile: Wilson Lau’s Success Manifesto

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Are you living a life that’s filled with possibilities? It’s a question Wilson Lau takes seriously. In fact, he founded his business, Success Manifesto, to address it. And although he’s based in Singapore, Wilson has attracted a worldwide audience and developed a profitable business with a diverse customer base. How did he do it? Let’s take a closer look at his business model. Read more

Email Success Profile: The Residual Entrepreneur

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OK, maybe you’re not in show business, and Hollywood may seem a million miles away. But a fascinating trend has emerged in the arts, one that might give you a new slant on your business. Put aside notions of actors surviving as waiters so they can show up for auditions. You’re about to meet Michael Simpson Jr., a new breed in the entertainment business. Let’s see what we can learn from his business model. Read more

Email Success Profile: Vemma Nutrition Company

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Sometimes you wonder how entrepreneurs accomplish so much. They start a company from scratch and build it into a profitable powerhouse. How do they do it? As GetResponse insiders, we’re often privileged to peek behind the curtain at the machinery of success. Today (with Vemma’s permission) you’re about to catch a glimpse too. Are there takeaways you can duplicate in your business? Let’s ask Vemma CEO BK Boreyko.   Read more

A Gut-Wrenching Groupon Blunder You Must Avoid

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Maybe you’ve heard about Groupon disasters. For example, an ad delivers an overwhelming flood of new customers but results in a net loss. That’s the gut-wrenching part. On the other hand, new people learn about your business. But your ad may attract only cherry-pickers — people who grab your great deal but never come back for more. So is Groupon worthwhile? As you’re about to find out, there’s a smarter play — and it’s an easy one. Read more

Outlook.com – the sleeping giant arises with new features

You may have heard that the Gmail Android app has recently hit 1 billion downloads. Which is actually not so surprising, as Google has been continuously amazing us with new features and changes to their email client over the past years. Outlook.com however, has just implemented new features that seem to say – that the game isn’t over yet. Let’s take a closer look and see what the buzz is all about. Read more

Reactivating Your Subscribers: A Step-by-Step Guide

Building an effective and engaged subscriber list, although crucial to email marketing success, is just one single element of a larger puzzle. Maintaining and managing an existing email list may in fact be just as important, if not more, as attracting new leads and prospects. Let’s take another look at inactive subscribers and follow this step-by-step guide on bringing them back to life, in turn increasing the effectiveness of your marketing campaigns.  Read more