A Gut-Wrenching Groupon Blunder You Must Avoid

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Maybe you’ve heard about Groupon disasters. For example, an ad delivers an overwhelming flood of new customers but results in a net loss. That’s the gut-wrenching part. On the other hand, new people learn about your business. But your ad may attract only cherry-pickers — people who grab your great deal but never come back for more. So is Groupon worthwhile? As you’re about to find out, there’s a smarter play — and it’s an easy one. Read more

How to Promote a New Product Using Email Marketing

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You’re excited about your new product or service. But a question creeps into the back of your mind. Will it sell? If it does, you’re a genius. If not, well… Fortunately, you’ve embraced email — the most profitable form of marketing — and that gives you a head start. Today’s post covers all the basics you need to get your product launch off to a great start. Read more

Why Long Tail Keywords Are SEO Gold

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Search engine traffic is more of a winner-take-all endeavor than most of us realize. Just look at clickthrough rates for search engine results: The page that sits in the first position for a search query gets 32.5% of all the clicks for that search. The site just behind it – in the very respectable second position in the results – gets about half that much traffic, with just 17.6% of clicks. By third position, you’re down to 11.4%. Anything below 4th position and you’re below 10%. Ouch.

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7 Irresistible Content Topics Your Audience Will Love

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Is your audience in love with your content? Or do they read it only when there’s nothing more pressing to do. If your readers aren’t hooked on your content, you may be setting the bar too low. On today’s content-saturated Web, people ignore average content. They need more from you. They need your best. They need content that grabs them by the throat.

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How To Use The New Pinterest Analytics Tool For Business

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Pinterest marketing is a fairly new concept even by social media standards. Pinterest’s growing popularity as a major social network, however, means that this pin board sharing social simply cannot be ignored as a powerful marketing avenue. Indeed, the very introduction of this new Analytics tool goes to show just how much marketers are using the site, and user demand is dictating a more thorough overview of how potential customers are interacting with your pins. Read more

The 3 Most Effective Emails Most Marketers Aren’t Sending

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At AppSumo we’ve sent more than 100,000,000 emails in the past 4 years—generating over 8 figures in total revenue. In those four years, we’ve found specific emails that make our business more profitable and our customers happier. Today I will show you three specific emails you can add to your existing campaigns (along with the exact text) so you can use them for yourself.  Read more