October 22, 2008

Amazon Shares Tumble ... How To Stimulate E-Commerce?

Amazon warns of a tough Q4 --- shares tumble.

Here's the real question that we have to wrestle with ... a generation of marketers have been raised online, where the greatest organic demand updraft in direct marketing history made us all look like we were brilliant.

Do we have any online marketers who know how to create demand when organic traffic declines?

The real magic is about to begin, as a few talented online marketers will figure out how to create demand, while everybody else continues to attempt to game an algorithm named Google.

Use the comments section of this post to list the online marketing leaders you think will be able to create demand. Or share with us how you will create demand without having the money available to do traditional marketing!

Email Marketing and Discounts

It comes up over and over again. The email marketing team wants to maximize open rates (not profit, mind you, open rates). How does one...