Post Penguin Guest Blogging

Guest blogging has come under increased scrutiny of late and Google has updated its algorithms to dissuade the practice. However guest blogging does have marked benefits if implemented correctly, so it’s worth understanding the process before attempting it. Read more

Persuasion and Psychology in Boosting Conversion

People are smart. People are irrational. People are all kinds of things – and even science hasn’t figured us out yet. What is also important to keep in mind is that while internet and technology have changed at a rapid pace, human brain has been pretty much the same for millions of years. And probably will continue to be. Read more

Top 38 Books Every Online Entrepreneur Must Read

Entrepreneurs and small business owners are busy people. They have to-do lists a mile long. They are always prioritizing and editing their daily tasks. Most of them which won’t get done on the day. Not only they are running their businesses but also investing their own development – personal and professional both. Read more

Google My Business – Getting found online with ease!

Recently we’ve talked about list of directories that you should look into if you want to improve you online presence and brand awareness. Just this month, Google announced another great solution that will help you get your business out there. In just a matter of minutes you can reach your new and existing clients right where they are. Let’s check out Google My Business, the new one-stop-shop for getting found online. Read more

20 Habits of Highly Effective Email Marketers

Think for a second about all the non-work related and personal emails you received in your inbox this morning. I am talking about all the newsletters you are subscribed to, the blogs you follow and the businesses whose lists you are on. Which ones of those emails did you click right open? Which ones did you delete straightaway? Read more

How to Manage Your Online Reputation with Social Media

Years ago, before the internet, businesses had little to worry about when it came to reputation. If a complaint was made, then a customer could be given a refund, or offered an apology, and pacified relatively easily. They may go away and complain to their friends and the business in question may have lost out on a few customers, but all-in-all, this wasn’t widespread. Read more

Are You Getting the Most of Your Email Segmentation?

If you want to take your email marketing to the next level, you should implement segmentation if you’re not already doing so. Like any tactic designed to increase success, segmentation requires additional budget and staffing resources. Yet if you take a closer look at your list management, it begs to ask: am I getting the most bang for the buck from  segmentation? Read more

How Dynamic Content Takes Email Marketing to the Next Level

Clients and prospects are more than their email addresses. A savvy salesperson or business development individual would rarely approach two different prospects with the exact same pitch. By the same token, an effective email marketing campaign should never reach out to a wide variety of potential clients with a one-size-fits-all message. This is where dynamic content comes in. Read more

How to Use Typography in Your Marketing Design

When it comes to design, online marketers used to leave that “mumbo jumbo” to graphic designers. However, there is a growing number of marketers who like to think of themselves as brave souls who don’t need any graphic designers because their knowledge and keen sense for the “design mumbo jumbo” is enough. Now, there is nothing wrong with being a brave soul! But it’s good to know your basics to make sure you improve your brand instead of hurting it. Read more