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NMOA Network Newsletter for
August 6, 2013

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Using Pinterest™ to Connect with Your Customers, Get More Traffic and Make More Sales
Webinar, October 17, 2013

Are you looking for a new way to connect with your customers, drive traffic to your website and make more sales? If so, you'll want to find out more about Pinterest™ - the hottest new social media tool to hit the Internet in the last two years! Most businesses have heard of Pinterest™, but they don't really know how to use this visual marketing tool in smart ways. They've heard how incredible Pinterest™ is - and what a powerful marketing tool it has become - but they're struggling with how to really make it work as a marketing tool.

Beth Hayden will walk us through practical methods for growing your audience with Pinterest™, strategically deciding what types of content to Pin for best results, using Pinterest™ to market either services or products, and other advanced tactics with the marketing manager in mind. more information

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How to Write a More Effective Technical Product Brochure
By Robert W. Bly

When I was the advertising manager for a process equipment manufacturer, one of my responsibilities was to serve as liaison between the advertising agency we hired to write our ads and product brochures and our staff engineers.

The engineers, because of their technical expertise in the subject matter, were responsible for reviewing the agency's work.

As is often the case in our industry, the engineers complained that those "ad types" at the agency didn't understand the product or the audience -- and that their copy was way off base.

The agency countered that engineers may know technology but don't know writing, marketing, design, or selling -- and that they wanted to cram the brochures with too much unnecessary detail that would dilute the sales message. read full article

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