Marketing

3 Ways Your Startup Can Get PR -- Right Now
Press Coverage

3 Ways Your Startup Can Get PR -- Right Now

All angles of press will help your business. Here's how can you get some.
Peter Daisyme
Stop Offending Buyers: Dangerous Words and Phrases to Avoid in Sales
Sales Strategies

Stop Offending Buyers: Dangerous Words and Phrases to Avoid in Sales

It pays to know what your sales spiel sounds like to the executives who will decide to purchase or pass on what you're selling.
Frank Visgatis
5 Ways to Aggressively Grow Your Newsletter Subscribers
Email Marketing

5 Ways to Aggressively Grow Your Newsletter Subscribers

Simply placing an opt-in form on your website isn't enough to build a large subscriber list.
Jonathan Long
4 Ways to Engage Your Audience Like a Comedian
Consumer Engagement

4 Ways to Engage Your Audience Like a Comedian

Take a lesson from Louis C.K.: Engage your consumers directly and go where they live (digital devices).
Bill Connolly
How Content Marketers Should Approach the Wearable Market
Content Marketing

How Content Marketers Should Approach the Wearable Market

When it comes to adoption and content strategy, there are three schools of thought.
Nate Birt
6 Things 'Better Call Saul' Can Teach You About Finding Customers
Television

6 Things 'Better Call Saul' Can Teach You About Finding Customers

AMC's new hit prequel series to 'Breaking Bad' already features many lessons on lead generation.
Gregg Schwartz
Conversion Rates for the Most Popular Marketing Channels
Return on Investment

Conversion Rates for the Most Popular Marketing Channels

Knowing the platforms that get other businesses their customers can help you benchmark your own progress and results.
Anand Srinivasan
How to Start a Conversation With Strangers at a Networking Event
Networking

How to Start a Conversation With Strangers at a Networking Event

Networking is undeniably an effective way to meet people who can provide new opportunities and help you grow your business.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Avoid These 8 Toxic Trademark Mistakes
Legal

Avoid These 8 Toxic Trademark Mistakes

With a little creatiivity and attention to detail you can protect your own trademarks but the key is to be thorough.
John Rampton
What Digital Ad Agencies Need to Navigate the Future
Digital Marketing

What Digital Ad Agencies Need to Navigate the Future

In the fast-moving world of online marketing, change is the only constant.
Rohan Ayyar
The New Axis of Business Initiatives: Strategic Community Engagement
Customer Engagement

The New Axis of Business Initiatives: Strategic Community Engagement

The power shift from business to consumer -- in the works for decades -- is now complete.
Peter Coffee
5 PR Hacks for Tech Companies
Public Relations

5 PR Hacks for Tech Companies

Without the right marketing and publicity efforts, target audiences may never learn about products and services companies are offering.
Zach Cutler
5 Steps to Brand Your Startup for Success
Branding

5 Steps to Brand Your Startup for Success

Knowing what separates those businesses that bottom out from those that bubble up is what can make all the difference.
Carolina Rogoll
13 Online Marketing Blogs You Should be Reading (Infographic)
Marketing

13 Online Marketing Blogs You Should be Reading (Infographic)

With so many out there, how do you know which ones are worth your time?
Jonathan Long
Marketing

Marketing is a form of communication between you and your customers with the goal of selling your product or service to them. Communicating the value of your product or service is a key aspect of marketing. 

The Four P's of marketing include identifying and developing your product, determining its price, figuring out placement in order to reach customers, and developing a promotional strategy. 

Developing a marketing plan is an important way to begin forming this strategy for reaching customers and encouraging them to buy.