07Sep

How to Improve Your Click Through Rates with Emojis

Whether you love them or hate them, emojis have become part of our lives and our digital culture. The first emoji was created nearly 20 years ago in Japan. But today, the use of these tiny, animated faces and characters has drastically evolved. They have become so popular that July 17th […]

29Aug

11 Ways to Make a Living on Social Media Without Selling a Single Product

Do you have lots of social media followers? Want to learn how to turn those followers into dollars? Right now, there are people making a living on social media without selling anything. We’ve all seen those profiles of seemingly regular people with tons of followers. It always seems as if […]

27Aug

How to Promote Your Local Business with These 15 Marketing Strategies

To survive, local businesses need to learn how to adapt to the modern way of marketing. If you are seeing a plateau or decline in sales, it’s time for you to mix up your marketing strategy. Even if your small business is profitable right now, you need to stay ahead […]

24Aug

How to Run Contests That Encourage User-Generated Content

Are you looking for a new way to spice up your marketing strategy? Your current promotions may be effective for now, but you need to mix things up. After a while, using the same marketing tactics over and over again gets stale. Promotional contests are one of my favorite ways […]

18Aug

13 Ways to Improve Your Engagement Rates on Your Instagram Posts

Social media marketing has become a necessity for brand survival in today’s day and age. But simply creating profiles on these platforms and hoping the rest will take care of itself is not an effective strategy. You need to be active on social media. While you may have already recognized […]

15Aug

How to Improve the Ranking of Your Business Mobile App

It’s no secret we’re living in a mobile world. As marketers, we need to recognize that our current and prospective customers are active on their mobile devices. That’s why you need to learn how to optimize your web design for mobile users. But some of you may have taken this […]

13Aug

How to Get More Email Subscribers Without Annoying Your Website Visitors

With so many new content marketing strategies out there today, it can be tempting to look past your email list. After all, how important can it be? To say the least, email marketing is crucial. It needs to remain part of your core marketing foundation. Research shows that 99% of […]

08Aug

How to Effectively Market Your Small Business on Social Media

Social media marketing is no longer optional for small businesses in 2018. I see this problem all too often when I’m consulting small business owners. They have this mentality that social media won’t benefit their companies. “Our customers know who we are, and they know where to find us.” Does […]

30Jul

How to Provide Better Customer Service by Implementing Live Chat

It’s no secret that businesses need to prioritize the customer experience. Ultimately, keeping your customers happy will help your business grow and prosper. In fact, 80% of consumers say they’re willing to spend more money to have a better customer service experience. As a business owner, you need to recognize this […]

27Jul

How to Turn Your Business Idea Into a Startup Company

Ideas are a dime a dozen. Everyone has them. Some ideas are great, and others could be  improved. As an online marketer, I’ve heard countless business pitches from prospective entrepreneurs over the years. While I admire their creativity, just coming up with an idea alone is far from having a […]

20Jul

The Top 15 Ways to Come up with New Content Ideas

I write a ton of blog posts for my websites. Writing has become a major part of my life throughout the years. People recognize this and often ask me the same question: How do you come up with these new ideas? Truthfully, writer’s block happens to all of us. Just […]

18Jul

How to Increase the Profitability of Your Nonprofit Organization

The primary purpose of a nonprofit company is to help a certain cause. These organizations’ missions usually differ from those of traditional businesses. If you operate a nonprofit business, I commend you. It’s great to see entrepreneurs helping other people and providing aid to charitable organizations. But just because your […]

11Jul

How to Implement a Customer Referral Program That Drives Sales

As a business owner, you have to keep coming come up with creative ways to attract new customers. But as you know, this type of marketing can be expensive. It’s much more cost-effective to market to your existing customers than to find new ones. Acquiring a new customer is six to […]

09Jul

How to Use These 8 Visual Elements to Improve Your Marketing Strategy

Did you know that 65% of people are visual learners? Furthermore, 90% of information that gets transmitted to the human brain is visual. But if you thought that was crazy, consider this. We process images 60,000 times faster than we process text. Let that sink in for a moment. As you’re reading […]

06Jul

The Top 10 Features of a Successful Mobile Commerce App

Launching a mobile app is a great way to increase sales for your business. If you already have a live app available for download, you’re headed in the right direction. That’s because your customers are active on mobile devices. It’s more convenient for them to shop from their phones and […]

02Jul

16 Tips for Naming Your Startup

So you’ve got a great idea for a new business. You took the time to write a business plan for your startup. After long and grueling months of conducting market research, coming up with prototypes, and analyzing your competition, you’re finally ready to turn this plan into a profitable business. […]

29Jun

9 Tips to Create Highly Engaging Content

Anyone can produce content. But content without a purpose is not effective. You need to consider the goals of your content marketing strategy. Ask yourself what you want your audience to do when they consume your content. Whatever that answer is, your content needs to be engaging if you want […]

27Jun

How to Get Your First Sale for Your New Ecommerce Website

Your new ecommerce site has finally launched. Congratulations! Now you have the ability to sell to a huge potential audience. Whether you have a completely new business or an existing brand that just launched an ecommerce site, getting your first few sales can be intimidating. Existing businesses that expanded to the […]

25Jun

How to Drive Sales with Your Instagram Marketing Strategy

It’s crucial for businesses to have an active social media presence to survive in 2018. No social media marketing strategy is complete without Instagram. It’s become a top platform for brands, advertisers, and consumers alike. This platform has 800 million monthly active users. And 500 million Instagram profiles are active on […]

22Jun

How to Improve Your Customer Service with These 8 Ways to Get Feedback

It doesn’t matter what type of business you have or how long you’ve run it. Your customers are the lifelines of your brand. Whether you sell products, offer services, or a combination of the two, customer service needs to be one of your top priorities. You could have the best […]

20Jun

How to Generate Sales for a New Product Release

So you’re ready to launch a new product. Congratulations. Regardless of your business type or industry, it’s important for brands, both new and old, to be innovative to stay relevant. I know how much hard work you’ve put into this new release, so I want to commend you on that. […]

18Jun

How to Write Guest Posts That Drive Traffic to Your Website

Are you currently writing guest posts? I see this problem all too often when I’m consulting various businesses and bloggers. They aren’t using guest posts as a lead generation strategy because they don’t see the benefits. That’s because they don’t want to waste time creating content for other websites. These bloggers […]

15Jun

How to Track Your Leads with UTM Parameters

No marketing strategy is complete without an effective lead generation strategy. Those of you who are making a conscious effort to generate new leads are on the right track so far. But where are your leads coming from? When you’re running multiple campaigns, how are you able to identify the […]

13Jun

How to Generate New Leads Without Spending a Fortune

Every brand needs new customers. Those of you who have been in business for a while may be doing fine generating high sales from your existing customers. But that business model isn’t sustainable forever. There comes a point when you won’t be able to grow without new leads. This is especially […]