How to Create a Simple Autoresponder Series to Keep Your Leads Hot

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As a small business owner, you should be building your email list – you get that. You worked hard to nail your ideal customer profile and you spent hours creating that perfect opt-in offer that is working like gangbusters. Is your work done? Not by a long shot. You still need to make sure that the people who just signed up to your email list are indeed the right fit for your business (and not freebie seekers) and that they stay subscribed long enough to make a purchase. Read more

Triggered Emails: Do You Know These 21 Profitable Techniques?

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It hurts to lose a sale. Sometimes it’s not even your fault, just bad luck. But what about sales you lose because you never made an offer? Ouch, that’s different — there’s no one to blame but the person in the mirror. Here are the most popular ways to use triggered emails to grab extra sales. Some techniques are quick and easy. Some take a little time and effort. Is it worth it? Here are the numbers. Read more

25 Productivity Hacks for Email Marketers

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Managing an email program is no small task, even if you’re a pro. Depending on whether you’re working for a large or small company (or yourself) you may have designers, writers, directors, customer service, and a dozen other things to manage. Or, if your shop is small, you may get to wear all those hats.  Read more

7 Simple Changes to Boost Your Landing Page Conversions

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Research shows that when a new visitor arrives on your landing page, they are most likely to stay on an average of 10 seconds. Really, just 10 seconds – that’s not a whole lot of time to convince people to respond to your call to action. You must get their attention – fast – and keep it till they reach the end of the page. Read more

How To Create a Convincing Email Marketing Newsletter

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When it comes to email marketing, plain text emails are, if not quite a thing of the past, then certainly on a downwards spiral. The trend these days is to jazz up the email newsletter with some images, illustrations, groovy fonts, and funky layouts. The idea is simple – with so many emails coming through as just words on a screen, yours simply need to be lively so that they jump out at your potential clients, grabbing their attention amidst the endless black and white chatter.  Read more

Expert Lead Nurturing Tactics That Will Work For You Too

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A company can´t force someone to buy, but at the same time they can´t afford to lose the future opportunity. More than 50% isn’t ready to buy at the time of capturing/subscribing, so it’s important to resourcefully guide them towards the ‘ready to buy’ phase. This is what we call lead nurturing and what can span the whole path from first contact to first revenue. Read more

Simple Marketing Automation for Solopreneurs 

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Solopreneurs have an overwhelming amount of work to do. Between maintaining their sites, networking, social media, taxes and – oh yes- the work they actually get paid for, it’s almost too much. For some, it’s definitely too much – it’s not uncommon for solopreneurs to work 60, 80, occasionally even 100 hours a week.  Read more