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 […]


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 […]


How to Boost Conversions by Tastefully Implementing Scarcity Tactics

Increasing conversion rates is essential for every business. Even if your current numbers are satisfactory, there’s always room for improvement. The problem I see is that too many companies are using the same old and boring strategies. Those methods get stale fast, and they don’t entice your customers to change […]


How to Create an Actionable Drip Campaign

I know how much time and effort you put into building your email subscriber list. But growing that list is only half the battle. Now that you have a way to contact these subscribers, you need to make sure your messages trigger a response. I’ve seen many companies having success […]


How to Use Surveys and Interviews to Generate More Money for Your Business

Businesses are at the mercy of their customers. The customer determines whether a company thrives, survives, or fails. That’s why you’re spending so much time, effort, and money on various marketing campaigns. Targeting new customers. Trying to retain existing customers. Figuring out how to squeeze some additional profits from your […]


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, […]


The Top 20 Elements That Add Credibility to Your Website

Before you start trying to drive traffic to your website, you need to master one factor. I’m talking about credibility. Without a credible website, you’ll struggle to get more customers and increase conversions. Plus, credibility shows you’re trustworthy. If you’re offering something without a trusted name or brand behind it, […]


How to Boost Sales by Accomodating the Needs of Mobile Users

You don’t need to come up with a complicated marketing campaign as a last-ditch effort to increase your sales revenue. All too often I see businesses drastically slash their prices or run other insane promotions, that aren’t profitable, just to get more sales. Don’t get me wrong. I’m definitely an advocate […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


How to Create Content More Efficiently with Curation Techniques

I’ve always said that every website should have a blog. Think about how long you’re currently spending to write a blog post. I’m willing to bet it takes you at least a few hours to create each. Sometimes longer posts take up to six or even eight hours. Where do […]


Why Websites with Simple Designs Have Higher Conversion Rates

Typically, when companies look to improve their conversion rates, they focus on their CTA buttons or value propositions. Businesses also like to A/B test certain elements of their pages to see which versions convert the best. Don’t get me wrong: these are all valid ways to improve conversions. But something that’s sometimes […]


The Top Customer Engagement Strategies That Generate Sky High Revenue

In order to run a successful business, you’ll need to do more than just acquire customers. You’ll need to retain them. One of the best ways to have a successful customer retention strategy is by creating customer engagement. That goes for all companies across every industry. Whether you have a brick […]


How Different Color Schemes Can Impact Sales on Your Website

While most people may not realize it, marketing and psychology are closely related. The most successful marketing campaigns apply customer psychology. On the surface, it’s a simple concept. If you understand how the customer’s mind works, you can use certain triggers to help you generate a profit. One of the most […]


The Most Effective Ways to Generate Leads for Your Business

To survive, businesses constantly need to come up with new revenue streams. While you may generate plenty of money by improving customer retention by focusing on your existing customers, you’re only getting a small piece of the pie. The companies who focus on lead generation do more than just survive—they thrive. […]


How to Create a Highly Effective Value Proposition

I see people make this mistake all the time. They come up with a slogan and assume it’s an effective value proposition. Yes, slogans are a great way to build your personal brand. It’s a great way to help consumers remember who you are. But slogans are not value propositions. What’s […]


How to Increase Profits by Analyzing Your Competition

How well do you know your competition? Depending on your industry or location, the market may be saturated with businesses providing the same services or offering the same products as your company does. Not everyone will survive. Sooner or later, one or two companies will separate themselves from the crowd. […]


How to Increase Revenue Without Acquiring New Customers

What’s your company’s growth strategy? Businesses need continuous development to get out of a plateau. I’ve spoken to many people about their marketing plans, and most of them are trying to come up with new ways to add more customers. While customer acquisition is great, it’s not always necessary if […]


11 Best Ways to Boost Ecommerce Sales Fast

Whether you’re a new business or have been in business for several years, getting more ecommerce sales will benefit your company. Unfortunately, businesses go through plateaus and declines. These things happen, but don’t get discouraged. If you’re having trouble coming up with new ways to get more customers and increase […]


How to Run a Profitable Giveaway

Running a contest or a promotional giveaway is one of my favorite ways for a company to connect with their customers. But like so many other aspects of business, I see too many people doing this wrong. That’s OK – for now. While it may sound simple, promotional campaigns like […]


The Ultimate Guide to Using Instagram Story to Promote Your Business

Your company needs to be active on Instagram. Establishing a social media presence is essential for businesses to thrive in today’s day and age. But posting pictures isn’t enough. You need to take your Instagram strategy one step further and take advantage of posting stories to your profile. What’s an Instagram […]


How to Write Ecommerce Emails That Don’t Annoy the Crap out of Your Readers

Email marketing is an essential component of every business. But it’s even more important for your ecommerce website. Why? It’s one of the best ways to communicate with your customers. As an ecommerce business, you don’t have the luxury of seeing your customers face to face like you would if […]


How to Effectively Use Social Proof to Increase Conversions

Many factors can influence a customer’s decision making. How can you get them to buy products from your company instead of your competition? You have to find a way to influence their opinions. You can achieve this by leveraging social proof. The goal is to create a positive perception of your […]