11Dec

10 Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2019

As we close out 2018 and enter a new year, it’s time to look toward the future. Many of you might be making some new year’s resolutions such as diet changes, workout routines, and quitting bad habits. But outside of your personal goals, you also need to keep an eye […]

11Dec

How To Start a Business: 23 Steps To Becoming Operational

Starting a business is daunting. There is so much to think about and so much to do. It’s hard enough trying to figure out how to build and grow a business. The last thing we want to think about is figuring out how to put together an operating agreement or […]

03Dec

12 Tips for Creating Signup Forms That Convert

Every website can benefit from signup forms. Depending on your business, these forms may vary greatly in their design and purpose. Some of you are using signup forms to simply collect email addresses for your subscriber lists. Opt-in forms are great for your lead generation strategy. Other companies rely on […]

30Nov

11 Outdated SEO Tactics You Need to Retire

Just like most aspects of marketing and technology, search engine optimization has evolved over time. Marketing strategies that were effective for your company five or ten years ago may not be as effective today. The same applies to SEO. Search engines have changed the way they rank websites. If your […]

28Nov

The Best Cheap Web Hosting

Quicksprout is reader-supported. That means we use affiliate links. When you click, we sometimes earn a commission. Learn more. If you’re looking for the best cheap web hosting available, it’s likely for one of two reasons. The first is a kind of “no need to pay a lot for something […]

28Nov

The Best Website Builder

Quicksprout is reader-supported. That means we use affiliate links. When you click, we sometimes earn a commission. Learn more. The best thing about using a website builder is knowing that, in a world where an online presence is absolutely mandatory, the technical proficiency to build and publish that presence isn’t. […]

28Nov

How Blockchain Is Changing the Digital Marketing Industry

Cryptocurrencies have been a hot topic lately to say the least. You probably heard about Bitcoin years ago—the most popular cryptocurrency with the most media coverage. In the early days, it was primarily used for transactions on the dark web. But today, cryptocurrencies have evolved and are starting to gain […]

26Nov

How to Increase Your Sales With Instagram Stories

No social media marketing strategy is complete without Instagram. But there is much more to Instagram than just uploading pictures and videos to your profile. With a standard post, you’re somewhat limited to how much content you can upload in a given day or a week. Let me clarify. Technically, […]

23Nov

How to Nurture Your Leads with Thank You Pages

Saying “thank you” can go a long way. For starters, it’s basic manners you learn at an early age. When someone does something for you, you thank them. But it’s also a crucial inbound marketing strategy. According to research, 68% of customers will leave a company if they don’t think it cares […]

22Nov

How to Know When to Use Chatbots vs Live Chat

How are you currently communicating with your customers? If calling, emailing, or submitting a form on your website are the only means for your customers to reach you, you need to get with the times and make some changes. Offering live chat on your website is a better way to […]

22Nov

The Best Free Web Hosting

Quicksprout is reader-supported. That means we use affiliate links. When you click, we sometimes earn a commission. Learn more. Free web hosting only makes sense for a pretty narrow scope of customers: those who have small websites without much content and very little traffic, and those who have temporary websites, […]

19Nov

How to Use Predictive Analysis to Improve Your Marketing Strategy

The world of technology is constantly evolving. As a marketer, you need to stay up to date on new advancements that could benefit your company. You don’t want to be left behind while your competitors forge ahead by adapting to the new world. In my consulting work, I often see […]

16Nov

How to Convert Free Trial and Free Plan Users into Paying Customers

If your business relies on subscriptions to generate revenue, you probably offer a free trial to test your product before you ask your subscribers to pay. This is a great strategy. People may be hesitant to pay for your subscription initially, but if they can try it first, it gives […]

14Nov

15 Free Google Tools That Will Enhance Your Marketing Strategy

When it comes to anything done on the Internet, Google is king. It’s the most popular search engine in the world, with a global market share of 89%. Each day, 3.5 billion searches are performed on Google. That’s more than 1.2 trillion searches annually. With so many people using Google to search […]

12Nov

How Topic Clusters Are Revolutionizing the Future of Marketing

To survive in today’s competitive digital landscape, businesses need to focus on their content strategies now more than ever. You need to understand how your target audience consumes content and figure out what they’re looking for. It’s not effective to produce random content at a high rate if it’s not […]

09Nov

11 Metrics Every Marketing Manager Needs to Track

How successful are your marketing campaigns? Believe it or not, this seemingly simple question puzzles many marketers and business owners I work with. You’re running ads, and customers are buying what you’re selling, so your marketing efforts must be working, right? Not necessarily. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not saying […]

07Nov

B2B Marketers’ AI Expectations 2018-19

Artificial intelligence has created a lot of buzz lately, and for good reasons. Whether your company has adapted or not, this technology has already penetrated our world. Marketers are using AI to improve their businesses. I know what some of you are thinking. Sure, some companies use AI, but you […]

05Nov

The Best Web Hosting for Small Business

Quicksprout is reader-supported. That means we use affiliate links. When you click, we sometimes earn a commission. Learn more. A high quality web hosting provider needs to have three things: Fast, secure technology that has what your website needs to run well Hosting options that give your business room to […]

02Nov

How to Grow Your YouTube Channel with These 12 Tools

When people talk about social media, the first networks that come to mind are usually Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. While YouTube may not be your first thought, it needs to become a priority for you moving forward. Whether you’re a business, Internet personality, or social influencer, your YouTube channel will […]

31Oct

The Best Web Hosting Services

Quicksprout is reader-supported. That means we use affiliate links. When you click, we sometimes earn a commission. Learn more. Editor’s note: We compared six of the best web hosting services to see how they stack up. We think most people will be very satisfied hosting their websites with SiteGround, InMotion […]

31Oct

How to Repurpose Your Content Across Multiple Marketing Platforms

Quality content takes time and effort to produce. I am sure you know this if you regularly publish content on all your distribution channels. But many brands lose quality in pursuit of higher quantities of content. While I agree that quantity is important as well, your quality can’t suffer as […]

31Oct

The Best E-Commerce Software

Quicksprout is reader-supported. That means we use affiliate links. When you click, we sometimes earn a commission. Learn more. So, you’re ready to build an online store and sell, ship, and manage your business. We’re here to help. We took a look at six of the biggest names in e-commerce […]

30Oct

Best Email Marketing Services

Nearly every email marketing platform promises the same thing: great deliverability, intuitive tools, designer-quality templates, and useful reporting so you can make the most of every email you send. We looked at the best email marketing services and found that yes, they do all reliably deliver email, make it easy […]

29Oct

How to Use the 2018 Holiday Season to Drive Sales

With the holiday season quickly approaching, your business needs to take steps to prepare for a potential surge in sales. But you can’t assume people will buy from your brand during the holidays if you sit back and do nothing. The brands able to recognize the latest marketing trends will have […]