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May 16, 2024

Busting Marketing Myths with Dan Kennedy's Disciples

Busting Marketing Myths with Dan Kennedy's Disciples

Welcome to this week's episode of "The Most Incredible Marketing Show Ever!" In this episode, Join our host, Craig Valine, alongside esteemed guests Richelle Shaw, Steve Sipress, and Joe Norcott, as they dissect pervasive marketing fallacies and uncover the truths that every marketer should know. We'll tackle misconceptions like the notion that "more is better" in marketing spend, the impact of lowering prices to stay competitive, and the myth that direct mail is outdated.

Prepare for an enlightening discussion on the importance of targeting the right audience, adding real value to your offerings, and maintaining frequent and engaging client communication. We promise you actionable insights, real-world examples, and a special free gift available at mostincrediblemarketingshowever.com

**Here’s what you can expect in this episode:**

### 💡 Mythbusters Panel Discussion

- **Richelle Shaw** busts the myth that "more is better" in marketing. She shares a compelling story about increasing ad spend without boosting revenue, highlighting that targeted and thoughtful marketing can often do more with less.

- **Steve Sipress** underscores the importance of precise audience targeting. Hear how a sewing and quilting shop saw a remarkable revenue increase by focusing on "blue hairs."

- **Joe Norcott** reframes marketing as an investment rather than a cost. He delves into the effectiveness of targeting specific demographics through direct mail, sharing a winning strategy that garnered positive responses.

### 🔍 Key Takeaways

- **Adding Value Over Lower Prices:** Steve and Richelle emphasize the detrimental effects of price cuts and advocate for adding value to stand out in the market.

- **Effective Direct Mail Strategies:** Discover why direct mail remains a powerful tool to capture the attention of successful individuals, beyond the noise of social media.

- **Frequent and Valuable Communication:** The panel debunks the myth of emailing clients only once a week, stressing the importance of quality and engaging content.


00:00 Excess doesn't always lead to greater success.

04:36 $25,000 sewing machine targets empty nesters, triples revenue.

06:57 Marketing is an investment, not a cost.

10:20 Business owners think someone wants to do that.

15:34 Physical mail ensures undivided attention in marketing.

19:02 Weekly emails with offers, updates, and storytelling.

20:07 Persistent email marketing builds belief and recognition.

23:16 Lower prices to beat competitors, risk bankruptcy.


Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

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Expert Panelists Featured in this Episode:

Craig Valine (former Certified Dan Kennedy Independent Business Advisor for the Los Angeles Area, CA).

Steve Sipress (former Certified Dan Kennedy IBA for Chicago, IL)

Richelle Shaw (Former Dan Kennedy Certified IBA for Las Vegas, NV).

Joe Norcott (Former Dan Kennedy Certified IBA for Boston-South Area, MA).

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