The web is filled with bad call to actions (CTAs). The reason is that most people don’t think for themselves, but just copy others. Or just don’t know any better. Read more
Writing is hard work, isn’t it? It takes a lot out of you. Then doubts creep in. Will my audience actually read this? Even if your topic is relevant, readers sometimes bail out. How to keep them reading? Here are a few insider ideas stolen from top fiction writers. Read more
The humble hashtag is now becoming firmly embedded in our culture; if you speak to any teenager, it’s likely that they’ve used the word hashtag in a phrase to cement its meaning. But the hashtag does of course have a much better use than just as a part of popular culture, it can be a very useful tool when it comes to digital marketing. Read more
See those two life coaches over there who recently started their businesses? Both seem to have impressive qualifications, tons of experience and great testimonials. Both are publishing content regularly and seem active on social media. But notice one seems to be doing really well. They are usually fully booked and have a wait list and so it looks like people can’t wait to be work with them. Read more
The goal of a “regular” text is to inform or entertain. The goal of web copy is to get people to do something — like to sign up. Here are tips for writing great copy. Read more
Imagine your are flying a plane. From the captains chair you look around, certainly a nice view. In your cockpit are also lots of gages and meters, like speedometer and altitude. A layout of the cockpit is made so that the primary gauges – the ones you look at the most – are clustered towards the center of the dashboard. There are also secondary gages like the fuel gage, engine temperature and oil pressure. Read more
In preparation for this article I was looking through my inbox (or actually the Gmail promotions tab in a separate inbox I use to receive newsletters). The first newsletter I opened was staring back at me. I set out to write an article about Call to Actions and was looking for some good examples, instead what I found was the complete opposite. Read more
Email campaigns often direct readers to landing pages enticing them to convert – sign up for a newsletter, request information, call, purchase products, etc. One of the key factors to achieve your goals and objectives is aiming your page at a specific group of recipients and actually creating different pages for different segments in your email list.
Today’s infographic explains the benefits of using multiple targeted landing pages and provides a quick action plan to start creating landing pages that convert.
Are you a very new business owner? Are you a one-person shop? Let’s say you are a coach, consultant, artist, designer, WordPress guru, jewelry maker or creator of handmade soaps … you get the idea. If you own a small business, and you don’t have a large budget to spend on PPC or Facebook advertising, you want to pay attention to this post. Read more
You may have heard that the Gmail Android app has recently hit 1 billion downloads. Which is actually not so surprising, as Google has been continuously amazing us with new features and changes to their email client over the past years. Outlook.com however, has just implemented new features that seem to say – that the game isn’t over yet. Let’s take a closer look and see what the buzz is all about. Read more