Do You Have a Frog in your Pocket?
“Calling Dan will also bring the opportunity for discounts …” Something caught my eye, increased the focus, sped up the senses a bit, made me look twice, liked what what I saw, turned to look, clicked on it, read, read more, smiled, connected the dots and they got my attention. Recently, we had an innovative, military friendly online small business, Frog in My Pocket, place several First Class Package ads on MilitaryAvenue and I asked the owner if she could answer a few questions about her business and specifically the company’s marketing strategy. Penny readily agreed to tell us more about Frog in My Pocket and her efforts to support…
Expand Your Market Reach to the Military Community with RANK
ATTENTION military friendly businesses: We have an offer for your business that gives you additional exposure to the military community! Read more … RANK means a lot in the military community: Respect, better cash (pay), new jobs, new locations, better opportunities, a new position, higher retirement pay and improved benefits. All of these adjectives describe how a business may measure success as well. As a business reaching out to the military community you may be aware of this military focus on RANK because it indicates career success in your area or online market reach. We want to improve your marketing efforts with RANK as well. So we created this coupon…
A Military Discount Helps Your Sales
Do you have a plan to reach your military community? Will a Military Discount help? Does your business Strategy include a military discount? What is strategy? To better help me explain why a business should offer a military discount as part of their marketing plan I did some research. Strategy is from a Greek word and basically outlines the policies of the organization to meet goals! Goals like: how much in sales, revenue and profit do we need to keep our doors open? That is what I am talking about! So after establishing some policies, we then need to plan to fulfill our strategy and meet our goals!Why should I…
We want you to upgrade your ad – FOR FREE
Yes, we do! We want you to upgrade your ad – For Free 1. An image says a lot and creates interest in your ad! 2. A hot link to your website or Facebook page from your MilitaryAvenue ad brings military customers direct to you! ADVERTISE WITH US 3. A higher placement on the page means more attention, more opportunities for the military community to see your ad(s)! All of these are true facts and you can have them for free for one year on MilitaryAvenue.com! How? Introduce us to your business friends! Send them to Advertise with Us. Tell a business about MilitaryAvenue.com. When they place an ad on…
National Military Appreciation Month and Military Spouse Appreciation Day
Happy May Day! Are you ready for it? May, that is. So many activities begin this month for the summer! Warmer weather arrives in much of the country and we head outside to work, play, travel and celebrate. Two of the best known celebrations this month are Memorial Day (May 28th) and Armed Forces Day (May 19th). Gaining quickly in national recognition and deservedly so, are Military Spouse Appreciation Day and National Military Appreciation Month which is the entire month of May! As a business interested in marketing to the military you should be announcing these events and sharing with your military customers that you do appreciate them! One example…
Is Your Business Reaching Out to Military Children on Friday April 13th?
It could be this simple! Saying thank you to a military child – maybe they are wearing purple this Friday, April 13th? Are you able to wear purple? A ribbon, a t-shirt, any means to show recognition. Put a face to the military child! You and your sales staff should recognize them with smiles and a big thank you directly to the child. Think how the parent(s) will appreciate your efforts! April is Month of the Military Child. Take the time and make the effort to recognize these little patriots! Join Us Posted byColonel KonMonday, April 09, 2012Labels:Col K,military family,Month of the Military Child
Military Dates to Remember 2012
The New Year is almost here and we promised to provide updates for our 2012 Military Dates to Remember! Here is the first six months and we will update as the calendar continues to roll! Your military community will appreciate your knowledge of their events. Show your appreciation with marketing efforts, simple “thank yous” from your sales staff and patriotic window displays or website images/pages. Don’t forget your social media efforts too! Nothing like a mention on Facebook or twitter to draw friends, likes and shares! Do you keep up with MilitaryAvenue on Facebook or Twitter? How about our Military Discount Facebook page? We welcome your comments as a partner…
Military Dates to Remember 2011- 2012
sSay “Thank You” on Veterans Day!We frequently get visits to MilitaryAvenue for folks looking for military important dates! To help, we will again begin placing important dates for the military community for followers to see! Well in advance of the date, so you can reach out and plan to recognize the events appropriately! We will also post on twitter! We are posting through June 2012 and will update as we gather new or updated information! Some dates may not be particular to the military but think of a deployed service member returning after a deployment and enjoying Thanksgiving with their family. Last year there was an empty chair while they…
What Does Your Ad Say to Military Consumers?
We have some great military supporters on MilitaryAvenue! In fact, our MilitaryAvenue Partners are the best! You are part of an elite group of business patriots! Congratulations! Now the next step: What are you telling your military audience as a Partner? That you support them during wartime? That your ad demonstrates your willingness to recognize their sacrifice? Does it show you are professional, your service or product is worth spending their combat earned dollars on? Let’s take a look at two ads. First is an example of an ad that needs more information to create interest. The second provides more information and will draw folks to read more and find…
Put a Face on Your Ad! Fall Kickoff and Back To School Special for MilitaryAvenue Partners
Facebook Image for your Ad! Send the right message!We are excited! We are featuring a Giveaway Extravaganza for our military community after posting 1,000 blogs for them! Gifts worth $$$$ to the military community from our friends – that includes you! Now we are returning the favor to you! Remember we are all about discounts! We want you to reach out to the military community with a Fall Kickoff, Back to School Special with a reduced price for upgrades to your ads! Put a face to your ad to the new folks in your neighborhood! Add a hot link with a click of a mouse to your website (we hope…