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What Is The Brand Development Process?

Branding is more than just creating a logo and slapping it on a website or the side of a van. Brand is about a consumer’s perception of your company. A positive perception means that a customer has a sense of quality, value and trust in your company. A negative perception means the opposite. Connecting emotional….

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How to Have a Successful Blog

You might be wondering, how can my company have a successful blog? Blogging has become a great way for companies to write about content that relates to their company. Content can include tips and advice on any topic that relates back to what the company knows. Topics for blogging can range from “What a Good….

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5 Types of Landing Pages To Increase Your Lead Conversion Rate

Are your company website’s landing pages converting as many visitors to leads as you’d like? One problem may be that you are not using the right kinds of landing pages. Landing pages have several purposes: to collect important information from visitors, to begin building a relationship with visitors, and, ultimately, to convert visitors to leads…..

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How To Nurture Marketing Qualified Leads Into Sales Qualified Leads

Inbound marketing consistently helps organizations generate qualified leads. But if your company cannot convert these leads into customers, the leads you generated will go to waste. This can be frustrating, so here are some strategies you should add to marketing plan to convert your leads into sales: 1. Define your qualified lead Develop criteria for….

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Difference Between B2B and B2C Marketing Automation

B2C marketing automation software differs from that of B2B in many ways. Which kind of marketing automation software is right for your company?

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CRM vs. Marketing Automation Strategies; What Is The Difference?

Building a relationship with each customer is essential in today’s business world. Without that relationship, you simply aren’t going to have the sales needed to remain profitable. That is why both CRM (customer relationship marketing) and marketing automation strategies focus on building that relationship. Understanding how these strategies and systems complement one another helps businesses….

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Email Marketing vs Marketing Automation Software: Which Is Right For Your Business?

Email is an essential part of marketing in many companies. One challenge many companies face is choosing which software to use in order to manage their email marketing. On one hand, an email service provider like MailChimp or Constant Contact can send targeted emails out to select leads. It can also  provide reporting on how….

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Drip Email Marketing vs. Lead Nurturing Campaigns; When To Use Each

Many marketing tools seem similar and are often mistaken for one another. Two tactics that are often confused are drip email marketing and lead nurturing campaign. It’s true that there are similarities in the way they work. However, they are two distinct tactics that serve different purposes. You should have both in your marketer’s toolbox….

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Benefits of Marketing Automation vs. Email Marketing

It is a common misconception that marketing automation and email marketing are essentially the same thing. In email marketing, you build an email list and then start sending out emails to market your business. You get statistics back showing how many people opened the email and which ones clicked through to your offer. While the….

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How To Use Media Mix When Marketing To Your Audience’s Buyer’s Journeys

Some marketers make the mistake of trying to reach as many people as possible with their content. The problem with this is that your pushing information to people who are either not ready to receive it or not interested all together. Without tailoring your content to your specific audience at their buying stage and delivering….