Background Buzz Insider
March 9, 2009
Steps to the Perfect Marketing Plan
One of the most powerful strategic planning tools
your business can possess is a marketing plan. I'm not referring
to an academic exercise found in college marketing textbooks.
Your marketing plan should be a simple document that specifically
answers who you are, what you do, who needs what you do and how
you plan to attract their attention. Follow these seven simple
steps to build the perfect marketing plan:
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Nationwide Reverse Telephone Feature May Give Anyone Your Home
has implemented a new feature which enables you to type a telephone
number into the search bar and hit enter, and you will be given
the person's name and address. If you then hit MapQuest, you will
get a map to the person's house. Everyone should be aware of this!
It's a nationwide reverse telephone book. In order to test whether
your phone number is mapped, go to Google at www.google.com ,
type your phone number in the search bar (e.g. 555-555-1212 )
and press enter. Please note that there are numerous firms that
provide reverse telephone services and some of these may come
up. The Google one will have this image
directly under Phonebooks results for XXX-XXX-XXXX.
It may be okay for your business, but for your personal home number
it could be very problemmatic. For example, if your child gives
out his/her phone number, someone can now look it up to find out
where he/she lives. The safety issues are obvious and alarming.
If you want to BLOCK Google from divulging your private information,
simply click on your telephone number and then click on the Removal
Form. Removal takes 48-hours.
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