5 Business Hacks to Attract New Customers
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5 Business Hacks to Attract New Customers

There are a few different things you can do to your business that are proven to help your business and make it visible to more potential customers. Use Social Media to get to connect with potential customers Online marketing plays a vital role in this contemporary era. In our new digital age, social media marketing...

My Calls to Action Weren’t Getting Any Action. Here’s How I Fixed Them.
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My Calls to Action Weren’t Getting Any Action. Here’s How I Fixed Them.

I’m not too proud to recognize when I’m wrong. Especially when it’s my boss who points it out. Lately I’ve been so caught up with making sure all my inbound pieces were in place that I forgot to actually look at the pieces. I have calls-to-action, landing pages and forms to direct people to informative...

Posted by July 7, 2017December 23, 2020
What We Can Learn From the 2017 State of Inbound Report
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What We Can Learn From the 2017 State of Inbound Report

For the past eight years, Hubspot has been tracking how customers do their shopping and and want their information, as well at analyzing sales and marketing trends with their annual State of Inbound report. The 2017 report is hot off the press, and here’s a few of the findings: 63% of marketers say their top challenge...

Posted by May 30, 2017December 23, 2020
The Big Three of Marketing in 2017: Data, Personalization and Content
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The Big Three of Marketing in 2017: Data, Personalization and Content

  In the past year, I’ve been researching and writing blogs that deal primarily with marketing trends and best practices. And through this analysis I’ve been able to distill the direction of marketing in 2017 and beyond into three words: data, personalization and content. Here’s 9 stats that speak to the importance of these three...

Posted by May 19, 2017December 23, 2020
You Need These 6 Parts for the Inbound Marketing Machine to Work
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You Need These 6 Parts for the Inbound Marketing Machine to Work

I like to think of inbound marketing as a lead generation machine. When it’s given proper maintenance and all the parts are working together, you can expect consistent web traffic growth and delivery of leads. But like any other machine, if you remove one part, it can’t deliver at a peak performance level and may quit working altogether. You must...

Posted by April 21, 2017December 23, 2020
5 Best Practices to Ensure Multi-Channel Marketing Success
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5 Best Practices to Ensure Multi-Channel Marketing Success

There was a time not too long ago when you only needed a few outlets to be able to reach the consumer; a television spot, an ad in the daily newspaper, perhaps a billboard. But in today’s digital and interconnected era there are many ways to grab the attention of the consumer: websites, email, blogs, direct...

Posted by March 28, 2017December 23, 2020
Are You Following Up On Your Leads? This Survey Says A Lot Of You Aren’t
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Are You Following Up On Your Leads? This Survey Says A Lot Of You Aren’t

Marketing gets a lead and passes it on to sales. They follow up and score, right? Not so fast. According to the “Are Your Leads as Good as They Should Be?” report by B2B Marketing and The Telemarketing Co., 30 percent of companies say they have no processes in place to ensure that leads are...

Posted by March 15, 2017February 22, 2021
Why the First Visit to Your Website is the Most Important
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Why the First Visit to Your Website is the Most Important

              Companies with lead generation websites can be rather complacent, figuring that eventually, after enough visits, a user will convert by phoning in or submitting a contact form. This may have been the case about 10 years ago, but with online search giving the buyer the advantage in the...

Posted by January 19, 2017March 13, 2017
Agency Uses Interactive Sitelet to Land New Business
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Agency Uses Interactive Sitelet to Land New Business

When a Dallas-based advertising agency, VLG, needed to engage prospects, it opted to show off its interactive technology through a sitelet or mini-site. The sitelet used a mock company called Crescent Bluffs to demonstrate the amount of time VLG could engage the prospect in the demo. I was engaged for 1 minute 41 seconds. I took VLG’s...

Personalize Your Marketing The Google Way
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Personalize Your Marketing The Google Way

It’s safe to say that Google, the worldwide leader in search, knows a thing or two about beating out competition and increasing loyalty. Over the last 12 years, Google has built their empire on a seemingly simple function: providing relevant information to their “customers” (searchers). Even with a 70% market share, Google continues to develop...

Posted by August 21, 2010February 8, 2021