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4 Easy and Effective Email Marketing Tips for Your Small Business

Try out these simple tips to for a solid email marketing strategy.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Email marketing allows you to reach a highly targeted audience at a low cost. In fact, experts at Campaign Monitor, an email marketing company, estimate that an …

What they don't tell you about SEO

Even today, many business owners still believe that SEO is easy: just create some high-quality, optimized content, then sit back and wait for all the …

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4 Tactics To Supercharge Your Email Marketing

<i>by Roy Olende</i><p><b>If you want to make money online, you need to build an email list.</b><p>While social media marketing gets lots of attention, the reality is …

How to Become More Creative with Your Copywriting

When it comes to marketing for startups, many things must be done correctly if the ultimate goal of creating conversions is going to be met. Data …

The 50 Best Resources for Content Marketers

Content marketing is no easy task. Whether you’re a one-person marketing department at a startup or CMO of a Fortune 500, doing it well—and within …

10 Signs You're a Better Digital Marketer Than You Thought

Are you confident with your online marketing skills? See below and find out.<p>"Digital marketing" sounds kind of big and scary. Even the most adroit web users shy away from laying claim to being an expert digital marketer.<p>Over the past few years, however, I've come to realize something. I've blogged, …

A Quick Guide to Email Marketing for Retailers – Dispelling the Myths

One of the frustrations we have as a team is how many of the myths of email marketing are still regurgitated and are holding email marketers back. …

6 Free Online Classes For Digital-Marketing Beginners

Conversion rate optimisation, otherwise known as CRO, is a 21st-century way to turn visitors to your website or blog into followers of your …

5 slick analytics tools to help you hit your mark(eting)

As denizens of the internet, we leave a huge data trail across the services and sites we use everyday. As the volume of data has increased, the challenge for marketing teams has become to identify the points in that data that reveal the trends they’re seeking. How, as a marketer, do you handle, …

8 Online Reputation Management Tips Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

There’s never been a more critical time in history to proactively manage the reputation of your brand. Endless amounts of information is at the fingertips of consumers, the economy has never been more transparent, and its never been easier for consumers to share their experiences with brands and …

Public Relations

Our Top 15 Most Interesting and Useful Digital Marketing Stats from 2015

By Lauren Kemp<p>Mobile, video, and social — these are just a few of the hot topics of digital marketing this past year. Before we wave goodbye to 2015 …

Marketing

Predictions: 16 digital marketing trends for 2016

<b>9. Digital transformation moves to the c-suite</b><p>This year, marketers have been keen to make better use of the marketing technology tools available to …

A task-focussed user experience reading list

Clients and students I work with often ask me to recommend a good book on user experience. This is actually a lot harder than you might think. …

How to Google your Online Reputation? Search Tips for Brands & Individuals

Almost 1 billion names are Googled every day on web and most of the times people remain clueless of how these results shape their public image. …

Email vs. Social Media Marketing: Which is Better? (Infographic)

Email marketing is often discussed as an alternative to social media marketing. In fact, it has been known to outperform social when it comes to …

“Audit” Your Email Marketing Strategy to Find High-ROI Opportunity

When I was a kid, my parents listened to a lot of classic rock, with the Eagles being one of their favorites. When the members of the band put out …

Top 7 Content Marketing Buzzwords Explained

Recommended for You<p><i>Mary Ellen Ellis is a former high school science teacher and holds degrees in both chemistry and biochemistry. She is currently a</i> …

Get caught up with the latest in UI/UX design with this 5-course bundle [Deals]

If you want to build something that sticks online, you’ve got to understand how people interact with websites. Udemy’s <b>UI/UX Designer Bundle</b> will give you a grounding in the latest and practice-proven approaches for making your site as attractive and interactive as it can be. Right now this …

6 Steps to Content Marketing Domination

I know, I know. I used one of those link-bait titles. First, I used a number (which, to be honest, almost always performs better than non-numbered …

5 Link building strategies that simply work

I’ve had a chance to attend a lot of conferences; on some of them I was delivering a speech and on some simply attending, but at each event I saw at …

90 SEO Experts Talk White Hat Link Building, Outsourcing And Scaling

Tim is the guy responsible for marketing and product strategy at Ahrefs. But most importantly he’s the chief evangelist of the company. Learn more …

SEO: The State Of Linkbuilding In 2015

Is linkbuilding dead?<p>Nope. Apparently not. Not only does daily practice affirm its existence, but the industry moguls do, too.<p>As revealed in the recent Search Marketing Expo Advanced conference, “link building is not dead.” The top three website ranking factors — page authority, links, and anchor …

The Key to a Successful Digital Marketing Agency and Client Relationship

Digital Marketing success is more dynamic than ever and companies embracing everything from content marketing to predictive analytics seek outside …

4 Steps Marketers Can Take Towards Increasing Their Digital Marketing Budget

Raise your hand if you’ve ever encountered a situation like the one described below:It’s time again for your annual marketing budget meeting. You’re …

For Busy Entrepreneurs

How To Get Real Traffic To Your Website<p>The biggest problem for most businesses is: How to get more targeted traffic to their website.<p>Without traffic, …

Why Email Marketing Still Reigns Supreme