March 10, 2011

FREE GOODIES! (Two Reasons You’re Going to Love Me Today!)


I have two really awesome FREE goodies for you today!

1. I just launched a totally free conversion calculator you’re gonna want to check it. It calculates the likely results of your ad campaigns! Check it out and tell all your friends.

2. I just put together a list of 49 resources I love. I am including websites, vendors, services, online apps, the works! These are resources that are either FREE or the best priced I’ve found. I’m giving you my list for (almost) FREE. All I’m asking for in return is that you spread the Smaller Box word. Click the “share to get button” below and a free copy of my resource list is yours! (If you’d rather not trade a tweet for this download, you can purchase the download for $9.99. To do that click the “Pay $9.99 to Get” button.)

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Crazy! Why are you doing this?
I’d like to say it’s just cuz I’m nice (which I totally am), but in addition to that…

I’m testing out the idea of social media as currency. When I hear a marketing guru say “social media is currency” my eyes glaze over because it’s one of those statements that sounds like nonsense if you don’t have examples and evidence to back it up. So I’m here saying it: “Social Media is currency.” You’re paying for access to my resources with word of mouth. You get cool resources, I get your word of mouth, which translates into opportunities for me to sell products and services. (Plus link juice for my SEO, whee!)

I think it’ll work nicely, but it’s up to you to prove me right or wrong. I’ll let you all know how it goes. If you like what I’ve done here and are going “but how would I apply this to my product-based biz?”, well you’ll need to get my resources guide. I’ve included a tip on where to get ideas about that too.

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11 Comments »

  1. WoW… I think this is a great idea! I find your site very helpful and share links often with my FB and artist friends! Thanks…and I hope I prove you RIGHT!!! ~v*

    Comment by Robin Gay White — March 10, 2011 @ 7:34 am

  2. Very Cool concept and idea. Can’t wait for the results. The resource list looks awesome, thanks.

    Comment by cc — March 10, 2011 @ 9:09 am

  3. Had to make another comment! Your list is AWESOME!!! Thank you again for such great ideas to promote!!! ~v*

    Comment by Robin Gay White — March 10, 2011 @ 10:34 am

  4. I just purchased two of your e-books (Marketing With A Plan & Google Analytics). I am working through the Marketing With A Plan book and find it very easy (informative & fun as well) to follow. Your Coversion calculator would really help me out with developing my marketing plan for this year. Thank you so much for sharing this with us!

    Zakia, Co-Founder
    Finest Expressions, Gifts & Gift Baskets

    Comment by Zakia — March 10, 2011 @ 12:01 pm

  5. @Robin Glad you liked the list and thanks for helping spread the word about Smaller Box

    @Zakia It’s always a pleasure to hear people are getting a lot out of the ebooks :)

    Comment by Meredith — March 10, 2011 @ 12:07 pm

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  7. love it! Thanks for this. What a great idea. You have me as an official fan/like/follower!

    Comment by Lizzie — March 14, 2011 @ 4:25 am

  8. This is amazing and what perfect timing you have (; Thank you so much for this wealth of info!!

    Comment by Michele — March 21, 2011 @ 8:56 am

  9. Thanks so much for the resource. Lots of great information! Already see a few things I can use.

    Thanks Alease

    Comment by Alease Michelle — March 21, 2011 @ 2:11 pm

  10. [...] pimping a download, tools like Cloudflood or Pay with a Tweet can both be helpful. Remember when I used Cloudflood to promote my resources download? I got over 100 people Tweeting my URL in about a week and [...]

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