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Cruise Marketing Magic

  1. 1. How to combine ”High TOUCH with High Tech” to turn Suspects into Prospects, Prospects Into Clients and Clients into Raving Evangelists! “ Cruise Marketing Magic”
  2. 2. <ul><li>Owner - Little Shop Of Cruises - Brooklyn, NY. </li></ul><ul><li>Niche - &quot;Special-Event Theme Groups&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>2010 Sales - *$1,500,000+ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1997 -Started Biz As P/T Hobby Organizing Singles Cruises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1999 - Joined Host Agency Cruise.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2001 - Launched 1st Website and Waited For The World To Find Me On The Internet </li></ul></ul>“ CAPTAIN LOU” EDWARDS “ Cruise Marketing Magic”
  3. 3. <ul><li>2003 – Still Waiting… </li></ul><ul><li>This Is Getting Frustrating! </li></ul>“ Cruise Marketing Magic”
  4. 4. <ul><li>May 2005 – Let’s Get Serious </li></ul>“ Cruise Marketing Magic” <ul><ul><li>Why spend money to get NEW clients? I’d rather concentrate on “repeats” and “referrals” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why play the Discounting/Rebate Game? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Cruise Vacation is NOT a toaster! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why should I expect ANYONE to book through ME instead of the big online agencies or other local travel agents? </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. “ Cruise Marketing Magic” <ul><li>Branded myself “Captain Lou” </li></ul><ul><li>Became Certified by ME </li></ul><ul><li>Added tag-line, 800#, websites, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Put my picture on my business cards, websites, everywhere! </li></ul><ul><li>Started the “Vacation FUN Times” cruise-letter </li></ul><ul><li>Realized the importance of “Message to Market MATCH” </li></ul><ul><li>Built MULTIPLE mini-sites targeting different niches. </li></ul><ul><li>Demanded LOYALTY and RESPECT </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ Cruise Marketing Magic” <ul><li>Are You Sleeping Around, Or Just With ME? </li></ul>
  7. 7. “ Cruise Marketing Magic”
  8. 8. “ Cruise Marketing Magic” <ul><li>Ning.com </li></ul><ul><li>InstantInfomercial.com </li></ul><ul><li>Kunaki.com </li></ul><ul><li>VistaPrint.com </li></ul><ul><li>TravelMarketingMagic.com </li></ul><ul><li>Jing by Techsmith </li></ul><ul><li>Sliderocket.com </li></ul><ul><li>Posterous.com </li></ul>
  9. 9. “ Cruise Marketing Magic” <ul><li>SendOutCards.com </li></ul><ul><li>VistaPrint.com </li></ul><ul><li>Call-Em-All.com </li></ul><ul><li>VacationPresenter.com </li></ul><ul><li>MyVacationHotline.com </li></ul><ul><li>InstantTravelVideos.com </li></ul><ul><li>FoundTheCash.com </li></ul><ul><li>My5MinuteWebsite.com </li></ul>
  10. 10. “ Cruise Marketing Magic” <ul><li>Blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook.com </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn.com </li></ul><ul><li>SocialOomph.com </li></ul><ul><li>MarcoPromotionalProducts.com </li></ul><ul><li>PortPromotions.com </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Set Up “Opt-In Pages” To Build Highly Qualified List Of Prospects…(You can do this with TravelMarketingMagic.com) </li></ul>“ Cruise Marketing Magic”
  12. 12. <ul><li>Importance of Social Proof </li></ul>“ Cruise Marketing Magic” <ul><ul><li>Record Video Testimonials Using Your iPhone 4 HD or Sanyo Xacti HD or Kodak Zi-8 And Put Them On Your Web Pages </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Importance of Social Proof </li></ul>“ Cruise Marketing Magic” <ul><ul><li>Record Video Testimonials Using Your iPhone 4 HD or Sanyo Xacti HD or Kodak Zi-8 And Put Them On Your Web Pages </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><ul><li>Host Your Own Virtual Cruise Nights ONLINE…. </li></ul></ul>“ Cruise Marketing Magic”
  15. 15. <ul><ul><li>But Wait….There’s MORE!!!  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are You Serious About Building Your Book of Profitable Group Business? </li></ul></ul>“ Cruise Marketing Magic” Join Captain Lou Friday afternoon from 3 to 4 PM Your Group Cruise Biz On Steroids “ How to DOUBLE YOUR COMMISSIONS with your own highly lucrative group Special-Event Theme Cruises“ In this room? (Check your programs)
  16. 16. “ Cruise Marketing Magic”

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