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12 Actionable Content Marketing Tips To Yield Sales

Content marketing is transforming the information we consume as companies step into the role once reserved for professional media and publishers.<p>Here …

Marketing

How to Build a Referral Program into Your Online Business

You know the power of word-of-mouth advertising. In fact, you swear by it. But what marketers usually miss is that word-of-mouth advertising isn’t …

Marketing

20 Super Actionable Social Media Tips

Use these tips to make your social media marketing EVEN better! We interviewed marketers who are in the weeds of social media every day to find their best tips for everything from building a quality social following to posting creative social content.

30 essential books for business, marketing and social media

Most everything I’ve learned (and continue to learn) about marketing and the web has come via the inspiration and example of others—reading amazing blogs, learning from great content, and diving deep into favorite books.<p>I’d love to share, in particular, <b>the books that have been most influential to</b> …

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How to Write a Perfect Cold Outreach Email: 5 Elements to Consider Before Hitting Send

Discover five elements of the perfect cold outreach email, as well as expert examples to go along with each one.

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

Want to Improve Your Website? 12 Things Your Home Page Should Have

Are you looking for ways to improve the home page of your website? Want to know what content your visitors want and expect to see?<p>Your home page will …

35 Tips for Content Marketing That Generates Sales

Content marketing can accomplish different things for different businesses. Some businesses use it as a way to increase brand awareness. But many use …

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16 Eye-Popping Statistics You Need to Know About Visual Content Marketing | Inc.com

One marketing trend that's impossible to ignore is the growing power and value of visual content. Just look at four of the fastest-growing social networks: Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat, and Tumblr.<p>The way people--especially younger people--are consuming content is radically changing. If what …

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SEO for Beginners: A 12 Step Checklist Website Owners Must Follow

So you’re new to SEO, you just about understand keywords, but how do you actually optimise your website and get more traffic from Google?<p>When a user …

10 Proven Ways To Market Your Website – Page 6

<b>5. Facebook ads</b><p>Millions of people use Facebook every day (they had 483 million daily active users in December 2011) and the average U.S. Facebook user spends eight hours per month on the site. And it’s not only popular with teenagers and college students — all types of demographics are now regular …

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The 10 Top Tactics for Email Marketing Success

We talk a lot about strategy on our blog, but there are everyday tactics that can give you instant success. Here are 10 tactics for email marketing …

Marketing

27+ Handy Tools for Better Visual Content Marketing

Outstanding visual content doesn’t require the complex process we imagery-impaired, design-phobes think it does. We’ve pulled together eight best …

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Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time | Inc.com

In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business library.<p>Some of these books explain how technology has changed the strategy and tactics of …

Marketing

45 Social Media Tools and Tips to Improve Your Marketing

Shares 9K<p>Are you looking for some practical tips and tools to help with your social media marketing?<p>Do you find it difficult to keep up with how …

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The Ultimate Guide on How to get More Blog Traffic

So you have just set up your blog and published a few posts. But all you can hear is the sound of crickets. No clicks, comments or meaningful traffic.<p>…

19 Visual Social Media Secrets from the Pros [SlideShare]

Shares 7.0K<p><b>Is your brand telling visual stories? Are you empowering your fans to create and share visual content for you?</b><p><b>Brands who create and curate</b> …

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11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs [Infographic] - Copyblogger

So. You think you’ve got yourself a good blog post.<p>You chose your writing style. You knocked out the first draft. You allowed it to sit for an hour …

Social Media Strategy Template: Develop Your Social Media Strategy In 60 Seconds

Jumping onto Facebook is easy . . .<p>Developing a strategy to reach your goals using Facebook (or any other social network) <i>is hard</i>.<p>And what if Facebook …

7 Strategies To Achieve Great Things On Social Media

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>“How cool would it be to have 1 million Facebook fans?”<p>This is how I tend to go about setting social media marketing goals. I pull an aspirational number out of the air and go for it.<p>Would it be cool to have 1 million Facebook fans? Absolutely!<p>Is …

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The 29 Rules Of Social Media - And Which Ones To Break

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>How did you end up learning the unwritten rules for social media etiquette?<p>For me, it was a lot of watching and waiting, a bit of experimenting, and tons of trial and error. When I first started out on social media, I had just the most basic rules …

5 Ways To Keep Customers Engaged Before They Slip Away

<i>Shannon is the Chief Content Officer for CloudPeeps, where she crafts words, creates strategies, and recruits loyal brand advocates. She’s also the founder of asongaday.co, hand-curated songs delivered to your inbox, and an enthusiast of live music, sunshine, craft beer, and quality content. She’s</i> …

21 Tools to Monitor and Grow Your Social Presence

Just about every company you talk to or read about has embraced the power of social media, particularly in recent years. Business owners and …

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The Best Tools & Resources For Your Content Promotion

<i>This article first appeared on Mention.</i><p>A recent study shows that 86 percent of all B2B marketers use content marketing strategies to gain exposure and ultimately generate revenue, but only 38 percent believe they are effective at it. Testing a few different tools and strategies allows you to figure …

26 Blogging Tools to Simplify Your Life: An A-Z List

Shares 13K<p>Do you have a company blog?<p>Are you looking for ways to improve it?<p>Everything counts in blogging.<p>In this article I’ll share some must-have …

5 Steps to Audit Your Digital Marketing Strategy for 2015

It is critical to audit your content marketing to ensure you’re focused on the right goals from the start. Many look for shortcuts to success with content, which can be avoided by understanding how your content performs today and what you want to achieve in the future.<p>“Don’t look for loopholes to …

4 Strategies That Must Be Part of Your Marketing to Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the advent of social media and the pervasive move to smartphones, even customers who still prefer to purchase in brick-and-mortar stores have dramatically changed their shopping habits. Many people don’t post about their experiences, …

Customer Experience

How to Grow Your Facebook Fans Without a Budget

Shares 17K<p>Want to increase the size of your Facebook community?<p>Want to avoid costly Facebook ads?<p>When you develop relationships with others in your …

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