7 Steps to Writing Catchy Infographic Copy [infographic]

7 Steps to Writing Catchy Infographic Copy [infographic]

Marketing Strategy
Most people think of content marketing as producing text-based content, writing words and sentences to sell a product or convey an idea. While that is true, we have it's no the end of the story. There are many types of content your business can use as part of your marketing mix. These include video, blogs, social media posts, infographics, memes, ebooks, reports, slide shows, ecourses, and quizzes. Yes, all of this! In our data-driven world, an image really does have the power to explain 1000 words.  This is why visual marketing is important! One such compelling visual that is widely used by marketers is an infographic. Did you know? According to this survey, 41.5% of online marketers said that infographics and other original graphics were the most engaging. Today, most infographics are created by marketing…
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How to Update Old Blog Posts and Increase Your Page Views

How to Update Old Blog Posts and Increase Your Page Views

Blogging
If you've been blogging for a while, you probably have old posts that could use some sprucing up! You may have some great content that is still relevant, yet it gets very little traffic. Perhaps the content is great, but the post "looks" stale. Not to worry, I have posts that fall into both camps, and I use a simple checklist to refresh those old blog posts. Here are a few simple ways to breathe new life into your old posts, and get some more page views in the process. To share this image on your site, please copy and paste the code below. </p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to marketingsparkler.com with this graphic.</strong></p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <p><a href='http://marketingsparkler.com/update-old-blog-posts-increase-page-views'><img src='http://marketingsparkler.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/10-Ways-to-Update-Old-Blog-Posts-and-Increase-Your-Page-Views-Infographic.png' alt='10…
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5 Best Online Business Ideas to Start Today [Infographic]

5 Best Online Business Ideas to Start Today [Infographic]

Tips and Tools
I can't count how many times I have been asked how I work online. How I can run a 100% virtual business. Where to get online business ideas. You see, this is the norm for me and my entrepreneur, location independent friends. And maybe you too! But it's still a new phenomenon for a large part of society. Then when I get to explaining all the intricacies of a virtual business, I get the same look. It's an "A-HA, holy cow, how in the world, who lives like that" expression. It's priceless! You see, while living and working online has become my new normal, people still don't understand the possibilities. They wonder how they too can work online, what they can create, share and generate as a stream of revenue.…
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How Do You Attract the Right Facebook Fans? [Infographic]

How Do You Attract the Right Facebook Fans? [Infographic]

Social Media
Hard work always pays off. It’s the same with growing your Facebook page. If you’re on the verge of giving up and choosing the option of buying Facebook likes, hear me out first. Puh-leaze don't do that! Fake fans WILL NOT buy your products and services. So what good are they?! As Norman Vincent Peale said, “It’s always too early to quit.” And it's true. Are you sure you tried all techniques and strategies on how to organically grow the fan base of your Facebook page? How about this infographic guide made by social media marketing expert Mike Gingerich and Visme? In case it's your first time to see this guide, all you have to do is answer these 7 questions. By answering these, you’ll find out how you can improve…
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Why Email Marketing Is Not Working for You (Infographic)

Why Email Marketing Is Not Working for You (Infographic)

Marketing Strategy
The foundation of email marketing lies in the ease by which you can communicate with people who have invited you into their inbox. So often, we concern ourselves the logistical aspects of email marketing, things like Finding the best tool for creating landing pages Crafting the perfect call to action The difference between autoresponders and broadcast emails How to increase optin and open rates Striking the perfect balance of sales and informational emails, etc. We’re so focused on the technical side and sales funnels that we lose sight of the needs of the subscriber. When we lose touch with the reason that coveted subscriber invited us into their inbox in the first place, our rates of performance start to diminish. Each subscriber becomes a number, and the strength of our…
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5 Ways to Get People to Buy Now

5 Ways to Get People to Buy Now

Marketing Strategy
Limited Time Offer! 75% OFF! Only 5 left! Message me to claim your spot! How many times have you seen these "hurry up and buy now" offers? How many times have you used them in your marketing efforts to get people to buy RIGHT NOW? As business owners (and/or marketers) it's our goal to sell. In order to run a business, we have to sell something. Sometimes, sales come easy and frequent. At other times, more often than not, we have to work for it! What?! Work for a sale? Yup, no matter how easy these internet marketers make this business of selling sound, those of us who run a business have to work for a sale. This can mean writing blog posts to reach our audience, conducting discovery sessions…
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50 Features Your Small Business Website Must Consider Having [Infographic]

50 Features Your Small Business Website Must Consider Having [Infographic]

Marketing Strategy
In this dynamically evolving digital marketplace, nothing is more important than to enhance your online visibility. Your online presence should attract your ideal target audience demographic. You need to stay two steps ahead of your competition, especially when it is selling similar products or services. And this starts with the right website. 50 Features Your Small Business Website Must Consider Having A majority of businesses invest heavily in digital marketing. They focus primarily on social media campaigns, content marketing strategies, etc. Search engine optimization is also a popular online marketing tool that helps boost your search engine rankings on Google, Bing, etc. However, what most businesses seem to undermine or neglect is the power of combining effective and efficient lead generation techniques to quickly convert their potential customers into sales leads.…
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Succeeding In Business With Instagram Strategies [Infographic]

Succeeding In Business With Instagram Strategies [Infographic]

Social Media
No mater if you are doing Instagram marketing for small or large organizations, there are wealth of opportunities for sending messages to your audiences and creating leads through Instagram. So, it is not surprising to know that Instagram is one of the credible tools for increasing your business reputation and creating brand awareness. Many people are on Instagram and among them several of them connect their Instagram account to other social media platforms, thereby successfully spreading their brand name. But when it comes to posting images on Instagram, you are limited to relatively tiny square pictures. Now contained with each square, you have to come up with content which are memorable, catchy and relevant to your business as well as brand. Applying Instagram Strategies Instagram strategies are quite interactive and…
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