Your Inbound Marketing Leads are Leaking Out. What Now?

Your Inbound Marketing Leads are Leaking Out. What Now?

Marketing Strategy
So, you’ve built a killer website and done everything by the book to increase its visibility in the online world. You’re optimizing for relevant keywords, writing valuable content, and building links on authoritative sites. You’ve also invested in building a solid brand promotion strategy across multiple channels, from social networks to business directories. Still, your conversions are not satisfactory. What’s wrong? The answer is simple. Your Inbound Marketing Leads Are Leaking Out In other words, people are constantly visiting your site, but they leave it without sharing any contact information with you. But, don’t worry. There is a way to fix that. Leverage the Pages That Are Converting Best Not every page on your site is equally important. Some pages are converting better than the rest and, as such, they…
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How to Use Print On Demand and Social Media to Boost Revenue

How to Use Print On Demand and Social Media to Boost Revenue

Marketing Strategy
You’ve been looking for that little entrepreneurial nugget to boost your revenue stream without sapping too much of your already-stretched resources. Congratulations, because you’ve just found it! Print on demand (POD) is the ultimate way to bolster your ecommerce efforts with very little legwork from your side. What’s more, coupled with a creative social media strategy, your business has the potential to make a mint with print. I’m sure I don’t need to convince you about the rise of ecommerce. As a forward-thinking entrepreneur, you’ve no doubt already begun your exploration into the world of the digital marketplace. As you may already know, eCommerce currently represents 10% of all retail sales in the US with an expected year-on-year growth of 15% per annum. With that kind of upward trajectory, the…
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How to Stop Over Tweaking Your Product (and Launch Already)

How to Stop Over Tweaking Your Product (and Launch Already)

Marketing Strategy
You’ve created a product. You love it and you think your community will, too. You even plan on launching it…as soon as you tweak it one more time. The problem is one tweak turns into two then three. Before you know it, weeks have passed and you haven’t launched. Instead, you’ve wasted time going over and over the same project. Does this feel familiar? If so, don’t keep falling into this trap. Instead, follow these tips to stop over thinking your project and actually get it launched. How to Stop Over Tweaking Your Product (and Launch Already) No time to read the full post? Listen to it on the podcast: Get Clear on the Scope A project that’s too general can sometimes be the cause of over tweaking. For example,…
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5 Ways Amazing Content Boosts Visitor Retention

5 Ways Amazing Content Boosts Visitor Retention

Marketing Strategy
Every 21st-century business should have a website and a comprehensive digital marketing strategy to set it apart from the rest of the competition. We live in a digital world, with the bulk of the world’s population browsing the web every day, in search of relevant brands, stories, products, and services. Failing to communicate with your online audience would be a terrible waste of your brand’s potential. However, the key to long-term success in any industry is not just about being online. It’s really about building an amazing online presence that will propel your brand towards digital superstardom. This may not be an easy task, but with a solid content strategy in hand, you just might have a fighting chance. 5 Ways Amazing Content Boosts Visitor Retention Content is the lifeblood of your…
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Failure to Launch: What’s Holding You Back?

Failure to Launch: What’s Holding You Back?

Marketing Strategy
Amanda had several e-books, smart reports, and e-courses sitting on her hard drive. Each project was “almost” ready to launch. She would go to networking conferences and attend webinars. She would tell the other attendees about her projects and she even had several people interested in them. But a year later, she was still in the EXACT same place. She never launched anything. Maybe you can relate to Amanda. You have a hard drive filled with projects you haven’t launched. You’re an awesome dreamer, creator, and doer. But you’re still not putting yourself out there. You’re hiding your best work from the world and it’s time for a change. To start launching your products, you first have to understand what’s been holding you back. Here are the most common reasons why…
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5 Reasons Why You Should Use Facebook Ads Today

5 Reasons Why You Should Use Facebook Ads Today

Marketing Strategy
Your company needs more customers, so you are examining social media marketing options. Because you are smart and ready to invest more money for greater returns from your social media efforts! Word of mouth referrals and organic search will only get you so far. You're hearing everybody talk about how much business they're getting from Facebook, so you wanna take a look at Facebook ads. Ok, cool. After all, the number of Facebook users is no secret, which is why 93% of social media advertisers use Facebook ads. Facebook is one option that you do not want to overlook.  With over 2 billion people on Facebook, the likelihood that your ideal customer is on Facebook is pretty high. No time to read the full post? Listen to it on the podcast…
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Are You Leveraging the Right Content to Grow Your Business

Are You Leveraging the Right Content to Grow Your Business

Marketing Strategy
Marketing your business with online content is the ultimate way to bring traffic to your website. You can use articles, newsletters, blog posts, social media updates, quizzes, FAQs and more to help bring traffic, but there are ways to do it so that you can grow your business the right way. Having a lot of followers isn’t indicative of success: earning money is. So, if you want to grow your business you have to know which content to leverage. And it all starts with a plan. [Tweet "Having a lot of followers is not indicative of success. Earning money is."]   No time to read this entire post? No worries! Listen to it on the podcast. Content Is Still King Everything revolves around content. At this point, we are ALL…
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Why Small Businesses Should Work With Micro Influencers

Why Small Businesses Should Work With Micro Influencers

Marketing Strategy
Influencer marketing is all the rage right now. It revolves around prominent social media figures shaping public opinion and steering trends across different niches and industries. Despite what some people think, this is not some passing fad that only corporate behemoths can explore. In fact, it represents the fastest growing customer acquisition channel of all, overshadowing the likes of paid search and email marketing. This is an incredible opportunity for small businesses to make strides towards their goals. They have a chance to establish lasting customer connections and break the curse of anonymity. And they do not even have to go out of their way to make it happen. Bridges Over Troubled Water For small businesses operating on a shoestring budget, there are quite a few daunting challenges looming over. First…
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