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95 Simple Ways to Generate Massive Amounts of Website Traffic

rawpixel / PixabayI’ve put this comprehensive article together to help you cut through the marketing hype and crap that’s all over the social media …

Marketing

How To Start An SEO Campaign With (Almost) No Money

If you’ve been thinking about starting a search engine optimization (SEO) campaign, you’ve likely run into a serious obstacle: money. Big-name agencies charge upwards of tens of thousands of dollars a month to manage a campaign, and hiring a new full-time manager and/or a suite of specialized …

Engines

The Ultimate Excel Bootcamp Bundle: Lifetime Access | Mashable Shop

<b>Microsoft Excel</b><p>Take a 32-Hour Deep Dive Into All Things Excel<p>Tired of fighting Excel to get it to do what you want? Do you want to use Excel to solve …

Project Management

What It Takes to Become a Great Product Manager

Because I teach a course on product management at Harvard Business School, I am routinely asked “What is the role of a product manager?” The role of product manager (PM) is often referred to as the “CEO of the product.” I disagree because, as Martin Eriksson points out, “Product managers simply …

Product Management

How to Teach Yourself SEO in 30 Days

Learn the basics of SEO in 30 days -- covering everything from on-page SEO to keyword research to measuring success.

Marketing

Customer Service Consultant Reveals Insanely Powerful Method to Turn Around an Upset Customer | Inc.com

As customer service consultant, assisting companies in improving their customer service and customer experience, I know that service breakdowns-glitches-are <i>unavoidable</i> in any business that serves customers. Therefore, being prepared to address such service failures can make all the difference.<p>Based …

Customer Service

Twenty lists every entrepreneur should create

Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like "The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs." These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, persistence, inspiration, an eye for talent, a data-driven …

Productivity

How We Use JIRA and Aha! to Build Great Products

In this blog post, we share a bit about the tools and checklists we use to develop products internally at Ricochet.Tags startups meteor product …

Project Management

Six productivity apps you’ll never want to be without

Optimize your inbox<p>Boomerang<p>I love using Boomerang even more than I love <i>saying</i> “Boomerang.” This plugin has changed my entire e-mail behavior. It’s a genius tool that adds a “send later” button to your messages, allowing you to schedule your e-mails to go out at a chosen time in the future. It also …

Apps

How Trello Onboards New Users

Trello.com, 11/2013<p>Trello comes with an awesome pedigree, being another hit from Joel Spolsky, of Stack Exchange and Fog Creek fame. The setup …

Project Management

Are You Making These 5 Common User Onboarding Mistakes?

<i>Samuel Hulick is a long time UX consultant with an intense focus on user onboarding. This article originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Getting people to sign up for your software is tough. It requires a lot of time, energy, and money, yet many companies are losing most of those hard-won users …

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The 5 traits that separate a GOOD CSM from a BAD CSM

The growing focus on Customer Success and the important role it plays in renewals, cross-sells, advocacy, and more within organizations only …

How To Make Everyday A Sales Day | Inc.com

The key to sales is consistency. Like almost everything else in life, not being able to stay the course is one of the main reasons we don't hit our goals. This is seen in fitness, education, and business. We start off motivated for the first few days, and then we gradually lose the energy we once …

Time Management

Conversion Rates: 13 Content Marketing Strategies Every Business Must Implement

Ever since traditional forms of advertising have taken a backseat, businesses of all sizes are relying solely on digital marketing strategies to pull …

The 7 Most Useful How-to-Sell Books of 2014 | Inc.com

In previous posts, I've listed the 10 Best Business Books of 2014, the 7 Most Thought-Provoking Books of 2014, and the Top 10 Marketing Books of 2014. This post rounds out your shopping list with the year's best practical guides for people who sell.<p><b>Subtitle:</b> <i>Essential Strategies for Keeping a Sale</i> …

Selling

LeadLiaison Helps Marketing Automation Users Break the Content Bottleneck

You may have noticed that there are many B2B marketing automation systems available. So it’s not surprising that LeadLiaison prefers to be called …