05Mar

How to Create an About Us Page That Generates Leads

You need to put lots of thought and effort into every page of your website. But your About Us page is arguably the most important. Why? Anyone who is reading your About Us page is interested in learning more about your company. If you write this page properly, it can […]

28Feb

How to Get Your Customers to Recommend Your Brand to Others

Marketing your business is expensive. Coming up with customer acquisition strategies that won’t break the bank can be a challenge. Acquiring a new customer can cost you six or seven times more money than retaining your current customers. But you can get new customers without having to spend much money. Using your […]

26Feb

How to Write a Business Plan for Your Startup

Anyone can have a great idea. But turning an idea into a viable business is a different ballgame. You may think you’re ready to launch a startup company. That’s great news, and you should be excited about it. Take it from me: as someone who has founded several startup companies, […]

23Feb

15 Ways to Use Snapchat for Your Business

The days of Snapchat being used solely for sending pictures between friends are over. This social media platform has evolved. Your company can’t afford to ignore the impact this marketing channel can have on your business. It’s an absolute necessity if you’re focusing on Generation Z as your target market. […]

21Feb

10 Under the Radar Tactics to Persuade Your Audience to Take Action

To be a successful marketer, you need to come up with ways to engage with your audience. The goal of every marketing campaign should be to get people to complete a specific action. Some examples of these actions might be: generating a sale getting users to download something adding new […]

19Feb

How to Create an Engaging Facebook Cover Photo

By now I’m sure you know how important it is to have an active presence on social media. You’ve been posting more often and trying to engage with your followers. This is great, but you need to make sure you’re not overlooking the small stuff. Often, I see business pages […]

14Feb

The Top 15 Apps to Edit Your Instagram Photos and Videos Like a Pro

By now I’m sure you realize how important Instagram is for your business. Every day your audience gets bombarded with many different pictures and videos showing up on their timelines. That’s why I’ve told you in the past that you need to write captions that drive engagement. But nobody will […]

09Feb

How to Increase Open Rates with These 7 Email Subject Lines

How long does it take you to write marketing emails? If you’re anything like me, you put lots of thought, effort, and time into each and every word in the message. That’s what it takes to write actionable email newsletters. Your message is full of great content. You might even […]

05Feb

The Top 14 Ways to Improve Your SEO Ranking

Where is your website traffic coming from? If you’re relying on people to find you through a Google search, search engine optimization (SEO) needs to be at the top of your priority list. You won’t be able to generate leads for your business if nobody can find you. Did you know […]

29Jan

The Ultimate Guide to Generation Z Marketing

Businesses need to look toward the future to survive and thrive. I’m sure you’ve got an effective strategy in place that targets Millennials or Baby Boomers. But it’s time to shift your focus to a younger generation. The term Generation Z describes people born after Millennials. They may also be […]

24Jan

How to Increase Sales Conversions with Retargeting Strategies

Everyone wants more sales. Regardless of your industry or current situation of your company, increased conversions will help your business grow and prosper. But wanting higher sales conversions and actually getting them are two different things. Sure, your advertising team probably has various content marketing strategies in place. It’s important you […]

19Jan

How to Scale Your Lead Generation Through Blogging

I’m a big advocate of blogging. It doesn’t matter what business you have or what industry you’re in, blogging can be used as a lead generation tool. How often do you get unique visitors to your website? Unless you have an ecommerce store, there’s no reason for a prospective customer […]

15Jan

How to Boost Revenue by Optimizing the Customer Experience

The customer is always right. I’m sure you’ve heard this before as the golden rule of business. But what this rule doesn’t encompass is the customer experience. The saying should be: always put the customer first. You may have certain operations and practices in place to make things easy and […]

12Jan

How to Write Blog Post Introductions That Make the Rest of Your Post Irresistible

How many people are actually reading your blog posts? It is reported 43% of readers say they skim through posts. If you want people to consume the content you’re writing, get them hooked during the introduction. Take a second to think about the goal of each article you publish. Are you […]

10Jan

How to Promote Your Event Online Like a Pro

Hosting an event is a great way for businesses to gain exposure. This holds true whether it’s a holiday or a special occasion for your customers, the community, or your industry. You may want to promote an event even if you’re not hosting it. For example, maybe your company will […]

05Jan

How to Write Instagram Captions That Drive Engagement

Staying active on social media is absolutely necessary if you want your business to be successful. This statement holds true for small, local mom-and-pop stores as well as national chains and global ecommerce sites. Even if you’re not selling a tangible product and just run a blog or something similar, you […]

03Jan

How to Develop a Customer Persona That Improves Conversion Rates

Customers are the lifeline and driving force of your business. Without them, you wouldn’t exist. That’s why you need to spend the time and use various resources to develop a better understanding of your customers’ thinking. The idea is to put yourself in your customers’ shoes—their minds, really. You want […]

29Dec

How to Take and Edit Photos Without Hiring a Professional

No matter what type of business you have, you need to be using high quality images as a promotional tool. You can distribute these pictures across all your marketing channels. Share them on social media profiles such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Add photos to your website to make it […]

27Dec

The Top 9 Marketing Trends to Look for in 2018

The most successful marketers have one thing in common. They find a way to gain an edge over their competitors. Marketers who can analyze the trends and prepare for the future have the best chances of setting their companies up for success. You don’t want to be the last one […]

22Dec

How to Increase Sales by Mastering the Art of Storytelling

Nothing keeps someone on the edge of their seat like a good story. That’s why people love to watch movies, read books, and binge-watch television shows. I know we all have that one friend or family member who tells the best stories around the dinner table. But what if there […]

13Dec

How to Ensure Your Company Value Proposition Is Consistent on Every Marketing Channel

Where can your customers reach you? I’m willing to bet you’re active on multiple platforms in addition to having a website and potentially a storefront location. Those of you who don’t have multiple marketing channels have a separate issue that needs to be addressed sooner rather than later. But for now, […]

06Dec

8 Tactics to Increase Sales with Video Content

All businesses can benefit from more sales. Whether your company is thriving or struggling to get by, a sales surge can help you get more cash in the bank. If your current marketing strategies aren’t working or growing stale, I’ve got a solution for you. Produce more video content. Regardless of […]

04Dec

How to Squeeze Revenue from Confirmation Emails

Email is one of the best ways to communicate with your customers. Sending confirmation emails can help establish a stronger relationship with your current clientele. It keeps them in the loop. They won’t have to second-guess whether their order went through or whether an action they completed was successful. That’s […]

01Dec

Customer Acquisition Strategies That Won’t Break the Bank

Getting new customers isn’t always cheap. That’s one of the reasons why I tell businesses to focus on customer retention. With that said, it’s impossible to retain customers if you can’t get them through your doors or to your website in the first place. If you’re a new company without […]