Marketing

Repurposing Old Blog Content: 5 Advanced Techniques

Nearly anyone in the marketing field will agree that creating compelling and useful content is a major challenge. Even more importantly, your stream of content must be consistent. Unfortunately, you will have to dedicate a considerable amount of time and effort to consistently generating high-quality blog posts. No matter how many great ideas you have or…

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Using HTML in Email Marketing: What You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

A large number of marketers and business owners rely on pre-designed email templates for their campaigns. Templates are convenient, since you can rely on a designer and simply “pop in” the right content and visual elements like pictures and shapes. This is a great and efficient approach to creating emails, but you can do better.…

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Targeting Average Jane Or Joe? How To Get Them To Contact You

In a perfect world, your prospects – the average Jane’s and Joe’s of this world – would contact you, as opposed to the other way around. We’re not living in a perfect world, but here’s the thing: Getting your prospects so excited about your brand that they initiate contact is totally possible! How so? Let’s…

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Pick Your Battles: Which SEO Risks to Take and Which to Avoid

If you want to be successful in business, you must take risks. Today’s marketplace is heavily clogged by multinational companies who spend millions of dollars on promotions. What type of promotions? That depends on each company’s needs. In most industries, however, content marketing, social media marketing, and SEO (search engine optimization) are the best ways…

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How Product Bundling Can Boost Your E-Commerce Sales

Have you ever upgraded to a large popcorn or drink at the movies, merely because the helpful clerk pointed out that it’s “only 25 cents more?” Have you ever grabbed the shampoo and conditioner combo that was cellophane-wrapped together, because it was simpler than sorting through all the options on the shelf?   Maybe you…

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Why Not All Online Traffic is Good Traffic

It doesn’t matter if you run a business website, a niche blog, or an online store. You should prioritize web traffic generation if you want to establish your authority and grow your brand. The bad news: too many marketers overlook the fact that not all traffic is the same. Different users have different needs. You…

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How Customers Tell You What Content To Generate [Infographic]

When it comes to marketing, many professionals can easily recite the keywords and phrases that they think are influencing today’s customers. They know their lingo and they know how to talk about their business. But how much does your marketing department—or you, for that matter—really know about your customers, particularly when it comes to the…

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5 Common Influencer Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

In today’s digital age, influencers are hot property. Because of this fact, influencer marketing has become the fastest growing customer acquisition method. Brands, who once spent their time chasing celebrities instead, are now turning to influencers to endorse their products. Collective Bias proved this point in a recent study, which revealed that 30% of consumers are more…

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The Psychology Behind Sharable Content

“Content is king” We’re so used to this phrase being thrown around that it’s become rather worn out. But let’s back up and reflect on how it became so matter-of-fact today:  Bill Gates published an essay on the topic in January 1996. Yes, the Microsoft founder wrote this more than two decades ago. It’s still incredibly…

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6 Reasons NOT To Buy a Custom WordPress Theme

It’s no secret to clients and colleague alike…I’m a huge fan of WordPress for a variety of reasons (ease of use, extensibility, frequency of security updates, etc.). One of its huge strengths is the availability of a large number of themes. Yet, I regularly get asked the question, “Why shouldn’t I buy a custom WordPress…

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