Designing The Perfect Mobile Landing Page

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Landing pages are – or at least they’re supposed to be – one of the most powerful conversion tools in the online marketer’s arsenal. Done well, and that’s exactly what they are. Done badly, and they’ll generate more bounces than the NBA. Their effect needs to be instant – you literally have mere seconds for the landing page to load, seize the user’s attention and induce them to act.  Read more

7 Steps to Writing a Killer Customer Survey

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Surveys are a great way to learn more from your subscribers. Knowing your subscribers can in turn improve service, products and the targeting of your marketing emails. Through a survey a marketer can gauge customer satisfaction, fuel legitimate follow-up contact and identify opportunities for sales. Those are some compelling outcomes! A solid customer survey starts with a great invitation. Here are 7 ways you can improve the success rates of your customer survey invitations.  Read more

Movember Campaign: How to Grow a Successful Marketing ‘Stache

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We’ve all heard of it, November + Mustache = Movember. We’ve also learned to laugh, appreciate, and take part in the great month of ‘stache cultivating. But as a marketer, have you learned a lesson or two how a simple cause campaign can help your business grow? This cause uses social media and word of mouth in a genius way! That’s why it is important for you to take a moment to focus on why the Movember Campaign is a brilliant example of online marketing. Read more

How To Set Up A Goal In Google Analytics: Why It’s the Most Important Thing You’ll Do This Month

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Most marketers are optimists. We hear about how marketing tactics and strategies have worked for others, and we believe, or at least hope, they’ll work for us. The bad news is, though, they may not work. In fact, most of them don’t work. We’d be lucky (and rich) if even half of the marketing tactics we use were working as well we hope they do.  Read more

5 Things Your Sales Page Must Do To Convert Like Crazy 

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It takes a long time to write a sales page. It takes an excruciatingly long time to write a sales page if you don’t know what you are doing, and hoping for a miracle when you hit publish. Let’s get something straight. You are not a copywriter – I get it. You are a small business owner (a coach, consultant, trainer, artist, designer, web developer, or someone who sells physical products). Read more

17 Ways to Create Content that Drives Engagement on Facebook

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Your ideal client and customer is on Facebook – that is true for most businesses. Yes, your fans and non-fans, they are already spending time on Facebook. They use it for personal reasons. They spend time following what their real life friends and family are up to, clicking on ads, engaging in groups and following business they buy from. And if you capture their attention, these people can be a big help spread the word about your brand.  Read more

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