Archives for Consumer - Page 2

22 Nov

How Facebook Local Will Affect Local SEO

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If you run a local business, it’s time to reframe your view of Facebook as a purely social play to a social and search channel. Nearly half of people already use social networks to find local businesses. With the introduction of Facebook Local, that number’s about to go way up. Launched in early November in North […]

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21 Nov

7 Tips for Making Your Website Content Interactive

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Whether you’re a news publication, a travel blogger, or a digital advertising platform, being aware of what drives or deters readers on your site is a marketing skill essential to any successful business. While we all can intuitively differentiate websites that speak to us from their not-so-pleasing counterparts, it’s not so easy to pinpoint the […]

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20 Nov

5 Ways Marketing Automation Makes Engagement Easy

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As marketers, we are always looking for ways to automate, optimize, and make things simpler for ourselves so we are able to run more programs, produce more content, achieve higher ROI, and the list goes on. What’s more, less than half of consumers say that brands could do a better job engaging them. Customers now expect an engaging, […]

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17 Nov

6 Tips For Email Marketing Success This Holiday Season

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Black Friday and the holidays are fast approaching. Big box retailers have filled their storefronts with holiday décor, and Santa will soon to have hour-long lines at the mall. You’ve got a choice with your brand: to embrace holiday marketing or to let it pass you by. Of course, you know that your strategy, no matter […]

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16 Nov

Why Marketers Shouldn’t Shy Away From Long-Form Content

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There are numerous studies confirming that long-form content works. It performs better in search and attracts organic traffic. But while everyone agrees that long-form content is the most efficient way to gain attention, not everyone can write as well as a professional journalist and keep the readers engaged. There is increasing pressure to write long-form […]

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14 Nov

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year to Engage Customers: Tips for Holiday Marketing

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Marketers, are you ready? It’s that time of year again. With the National Retail Federation expecting holiday sales to increase between 3.6 and 4% from last year, consumers will be shopping more and spending more money, meaning marketers and brands must work harder to connect prospective customers before their competition does. But, to attract and […]

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13 Nov

Sales Velocity: The Critical Sales Metric Your Team Probably Isn’t Measuring

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The more quickly you can convert leads into paying customers, the more successful your business. Time is money, after all. Yet, the sales metric that reveals the most about both time and money—sales velocity—is commonly overlooked. What is Sales Velocity? Sales velocity is a measurement of how fast you’re making money. It looks at how […]

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10 Nov

How Blending Can Boost Your Business

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Until 1991, being lost in a multilevel mall parking garage might have struck you as more frustrating than funny. But Seinfeld took that universal and unpleasant experience and made us laugh about it. Everyone has searched unsuccessfully for his or her car; everyone has had to smile while complimenting an ugly baby. Seinfeld simply showed […]

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09 Nov

How to Run A Scaleable Holiday Marketing Program

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The holidays can be a stressful time for marketing teams tasked with running the company’s holiday gift programs. The holiday season is a can’t-miss opportunity to recognize and thank customers, partners, and employees with gifts and rewards. But managing holiday gifting programs is not for the faint of heart! There are recipient lists to be […]

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08 Nov

Increase Conversions With a Content Marketing Platform

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I remember many late nights at work trying to figure out how to show which individual articles on our website were working. By “working,” I mean generating quality new leads and engaging our already existing leads. My company challenged me to show ROI for our content marketing program. We had the basic metrics down but […]

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