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30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

More than 700 million people use Instagram and 400 million of those users check the app daily.<p>With such a large audience, and some incredibly …

Social Media

New LinkedIn tool tells businesses about who’s visiting their websites

LinkedIn is giving businesses a new way to see what kinds of audiences they’re attracting with their marketing efforts.<p>The Website Demographics tool allows businesses to break down their website visitors across eight categories including job title, industry, company and location.<p>After all, that’s …

Local SEO: the Do’s and Don’ts You Can’t Miss

Optimizing your website for local search is not as much complicated as the technical SEO. You don’t need to write lots of codes, read to know.

How to Finally Start Living on Your Own Terms

Start by cutting out the caffeine.<p>1. Stop consuming caffeine.<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is they don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we're off it, we underperform and become …

3 Great LinkedIn Lead Generation Hacks

<i>An entire cottage industry of LinkedIn software hacks, browser extensions and other add-ons are making it easier than ever to generate leads on the</i> …

How Your Business Can Take Advantage of LinkedIn's New Lead Gen Forms

LinkedIn is great for networking, but it can also be an amazing resource for prospecting and lead generation.<p>Let's look at some facts about its …

Pace Yourself to Win

How you do anything is how you do everything.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you heard the saying, “How you practice is how you play?” If you played high school sports like I did, you probably had a coach who said that to the team. It seemed like everything we did …

5 Public Relations Tips to Help You Write a Pitch Someone Will Actually Read

Are you respectful of other people's time and energy?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My inbox is constantly flooded with pitches from public relations (PR) professionals, and the majority of them are complete garbage. While a few come over that are perfectly fine, most …

This Will Make You Far Better at Winning Business Online

This "real-life" approach is the fastest, easiest and most effective way to win new business online.<p>He called it "borderline worthless."<p>He was frustrated, fed up and flummoxed.<p>In short, Bill Prater, a Business Coach based in Seattle, Washington, was struggling to get people he found online to …

Social Media Marketing

These 13 words and 10 tips will help salespeople close more deals faster

And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost their chances of closing more deals, and, beyond that, there are certain characteristics common to top salespeople.

The Inconvenient Truths About Getting Work Done

Humans are prolific procrastinators. People have struggled with habitual hesitation going back to ancient civilizations. It’s easy to make plans and …

This company analyzed 100 million headlines to find out which ones were the most effective

Buzzsumo analyzed 100 million article headlines on Facebook and tracked how well they did in terms of shares.<p>In our sample the most powerful three …

Facebook is creating household ad targeting

Facebook is rolling out new advertising features that will let marketers target entire households, ahead of the holiday ad campaign planning …

Are They Kidding? Survey Shows Small Businesses Prefer Social Over Email

Small business owners just don’t get it. They prefer social media to email, and that’s where they’re putting their minuscule marketing budgets, …

This Site Warns You If Robots Will Take Your Job

With the rise of automation, computerization and artificial intelligence, it’s perfectly justifiable to start worrying about whether or not a robot …

I Cold Emailed a Fortune 100 CEO, and It Ended Up Saving My Company

I was desperate, and I had one payroll cycle to make it happen.<p><i>Have you ever cold emailed the CEO of a big company? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jason M. Lemkin, Partner at</b> …

Four Steps To Revolutionize Your Email Marketing

Financial digital publication Investopedia has revamped its email marketing strategy over the past two years to build relationships with power users …

Marketing

5 Lessons Learned Growing My Business From Getting By to Getting Rich

You're already working hard. No learn how to get more results from the work you're doing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been an entrepreneur since I was 19 years old. My first business was a vacation-relief service for independent vendors. It started with just …

How content drives revenue (and how to prove it)

Not everyone understands what content can do for your bottom line. Columnist Rachel Lindteigen breaks it down so that your clients or team members …

Google Says It Won't Creep On Your Emails Anymore

Google will stop scanning your emails in order to customize the advertising you see in Gmail, the company announced Friday.<p>“G Suite’s Gmail is …

SEO Copywriting: How To Write Content That Both Google And Your Visitors Will Love

Building an audience for your company can be achieved in a couple of different ways. In the old days, you would buy ads in your (local) newspaper; …

31 Simple Marketing Cheat Sheets For Business Owners That Don't Understand Marketing

Marketing your business can be tough, and it helps to have excellent resources to keep you up-to-date and effective.<p>This list covers 31 of my favorite guides, checklists and cheat sheets that cover the basics of marketing: everything from SEO, to email marketing, to social media, to blogging. Add …

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The 6 Marketing Channels You Should Be Personalizing

It isn’t enough to master your marketing communications through one channel if your current or prospective customers engage with you in many …

How to Write an Email Subject and Opener That Will Actually Make People Pay Attention

If you want to engage your email reader, be direct, drop that weak vocabulary and use action language.<p>How many of these emails have you deleted this week? Maybe this one...<p>Hi John, I hope all is well. Wanted to reach out to you about the useless crap we are selling and that I really don't care …

5 Steps to Kickstarting Your Email Marketing List

Email is the primary mode of communication for many small businesses, and perhaps more importantly, it's also important to consumers. This is why …

3 strategic ways your digital services agency can make more money

For small and medium-sized digital agencies, making more money comes down to three options.<p>1) You could raise your rates, making more money for the same work without changing much else.<p>2) You could get better at attracting and retaining clients, increasing your work load.<p>3) Or, you could add real …

5 Strategies for Getting Press for Your Small Business

Small business owners have a lot on their plate. Oftentimes they're doing it all -- ordering inventory, responding to customers, managing employees. Marketing their company is the last thing on their mind.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Small business owners …

The 6-Step Guide to Creating 'Passive Income' for Yourself

Some assembly required.<p>Entrepreneurship is sexy and exciting. But like a brochure for a timeshare, it leaves out a few key details.<p>Six years ago I dove headfirst in to my own business working on viral marketing campaigns for large brands. I was a creative. My goal was to eventually make Super Bowl …

Your Long-Term Success Depends On a Solid Daily Routine

<b>Aristotle</b> said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”<p>A life without a positive daily routine or structure is …