Entries by Ray Ruecker

Guess how many websites there are globally?

(And we wonder why it’s tough to get prospect’s attention!) Happy December folks! I came across an article recently by Netcraft. Netcraft is an internet services company based in the United Kingdom which provides internet security services. Netcraft did some surveys in January 2018 and realized there are 1,805,260,010 websites worldwide. I’m going to go […]

Happy November Everyone!

Hey everyone! Wow! This year has flown by quickly. 10 months down. 2 more to before we say goodbye to 2019! I don’t have anything life-shattering to say that hasn’t been said already but I have much to be thankful and grateful for. As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in a few weeks, I am […]

Greetings from San Francisco!

Happy Friday everyone! Ray Ruecker here with Connect 5000! I left Thursday afternoon for San Francisco and returned Friday evening. A 31-hour trip. I visited with an old client/contact who does outsourced fractional marketing for tech firms in the Bay area first. We met up at Chef Chuy’s in Los Altos and had a nice […]

17.3% Turnover of Targeted CEO’s, President’s, VP’s of Marketing and Sales

Happy mid-September everyone! I recently decided to scrub my database to make sure I didn’t have bad contact information. I have a few thousand executives who I regularly market to. My target executives are CEO’s, President’s, Vice Presidents of Sales and Marketing and Head’s of Demand Generation. Not exactly entry-level workers. So we did a […]

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Early Labor Day everyone! I received a well-written email from a potential provider this week asking for some of my time. I ignored it. The CEO sent another email and I responded. We went back and forth and I agreed to a demo. After I agreed to a demo, he emailed me 4 questions, […]

Aloha from Hawaii!

Just kidding! I’m actually sitting in my office back in Kansas City! Happy August everyone! My, how time flies! 7 months down, 5 more to go! From July 20 – 28, I was in Hawaii for my father in law’s retirement party/family reunion. It was nice to get away and hit the ocean and beach […]

Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day everyone! As I mentioned in my last post, I flew out of Kansas City last Friday around 1:00 pm and flew directly to Atlanta. I had dinner Friday night with one of my reps, Anne, at the Chop House Restaurant in Buckhead and it was delicious! I spent the night in a […]