10-Point Checklist for Optimizing Your Google My Business Site


Marketing for local businesses is very different than marketing for digital ones. Local SEO alone is a very different beast than regular SEO. There’s also the whole world of in-store marketing to master. And the list goes on. One of the best marketing resources (aside from email, of course) for local businesses is a Google My Business site. These are completely free. Well-executed, they can be a major business boost to your marketing efforts.

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On Neuromarketing and Conversions – Interview with Tim Ash [+Webinar]


If you’re into conversion rate optimization, I don’t really need to introduce Tim Ash to you. But if you haven’t yet heard of him, here’s your chance to catch up – and you definitely should. Author of the bestselling book Landing Page Optimization, CEO of SiteTuners, expert in landing page testing, Tim will be the guest of our upcoming webinar on increasing landing page conversions with neuromarketing techniques. Read more

5 Ways to Use Inmails on LinkedIn to Win Clients


LinkedIn’s inmails are amazing things. They allow you to target anyone on LinkedIn that you’re not connected to with a focused message. Many people think that they need to write an essay or try and sell people on LinkedIn. That won’t work. The objective of LinkedIn is merely to get a meeting or skype call with a target. Then it’s down to you as to whether you can close your deal. Read more

Deciphering Your Most Valuable Social Network With Google Analytics


We’ve all got our personal favourites when it comes to social media. And, as social media marketers, we’ve all got our professional ones, too. Favouritism, however, unfortunately is not usually appropriate in our occupations. And so, even if we would love nothing more than to spend all of our working hours connecting with our fun and engaged fans on Facebook, if this segment of our following isn’t paying the bills, then we’ve got to refocus our efforts and enthusiasms on the segments that are. Read more

10 Opt-in Form A/B SplitTests [With Results]


Email marketing begins with the opt-in box. It’s where subscribers sign up and also where you set their expectations for the entire time they’ll be your subscribers. With so much power in that little box, it’s also an ideal thing to test. To help you make the most of your email opt-in forms, we’ve rounded up 10 excellent A/B opt-in form split tests, with results, so you can get a head start toward higher opt-in rates and a larger email list.

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How To Create Facebook Ads Your Followers Won’t Hate


Social media marketing is “supposed” to be the new, alternative and largely free method of marketing your wares and services. It’s certainly popular – from high-street micro-businesses with just the single outlet, to giant global enterprises with huge chains and a dominant bearing on every continent – the business world has understood the need to have a social media presence in order to compete, and, large and small, enterprises have embraced it.

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