Marketing

How Every Single Business Can Benefit From a Blog
Blogging

How Every Single Business Can Benefit From a Blog

Getting website traffic isn't rocket science. You can see incredible gains by simply creating a curated blog.
Mike Templeman
5 New Social-Media Platforms Worth a Look
Social Media Marketing

5 New Social-Media Platforms Worth a Look

They don't have big followings, yet, but that is part of their allure. These promising platforms can help you develop an invaluable social media niche.
John Boitnott
12 Things You Should Do on Your Personal Google+ Account Right Now
Google Plus

12 Things You Should Do on Your Personal Google+ Account Right Now

Google's social network has subtly creeped into your emailing, browsing and a variety of other activities across the web. Here's how to kick your profile up a notch or two.
Neil Patel
Facebook's 'Buy' Button Will Change How Brands Sell Online
Facebook

Facebook's 'Buy' Button Will Change How Brands Sell Online

With the change, social-media managers will see their roles evolve.
Chris Bennett
Social Media Marketing

5 Social-Media Tips to Enhance Your Marketing

Struggling to make your digital strategy work? Try these tactics.
John Rampton
10 Tips for Mastering Twitter
Twitter

10 Tips for Mastering Twitter

Get the most out of your time and money on the microblogging network with these important pieces of advice.
Jason Fell
Why I Stopped Using 'Actually' and 'But' In My Customer Service Emails
Writing

Why I Stopped Using 'Actually' and 'But' In My Customer Service Emails

Some words can detract from your message. Avoid them if you want to achieve more powerful and pointed communication.
Carolyn Kopprasch
5 Examples Your Brand Can Follow to Build an Online Community
Online Community

5 Examples Your Brand Can Follow to Build an Online Community

If you're feeling lonely while you toil out there on the web, take some lessons from these vibrant websites. What they did, you can do.
Derek Miller
Google Hangout: Kick Up Your Online Marketing With This Expert Advice
National Small Business Week

Google Hangout: Kick Up Your Online Marketing With This Expert Advice

Neil Patel shares some of his top SEO and content-marketing secrets.
Jason Fell
5 Factors Breaking Your B2B Content Marketing Budget
Content Marketing

5 Factors Breaking Your B2B Content Marketing Budget

Content marketing to other businesses is a lucrative play, but less so if you don't avoid these pitfalls.
Brett Relander
Foster Organic Traffic in a Crowded Internet With These 6 Steps
SEO

Foster Organic Traffic in a Crowded Internet With These 6 Steps

For new and established businesses alike, organic traffic is a precious resource, and building it can seem insurmountable.
Eric Siu
The Fake Followers of Major U.S. Retailers (Infographic)
Social Media Marketing

The Fake Followers of Major U.S. Retailers (Infographic)

Socialfly examines the Twitter fans of 10 major companies to judge which ones are real. See the results.
Courtney Spritzer and Stephanie Abrams Cartin
Marketing 101: The Art of Storytelling
Communication Strategies

Marketing 101: The Art of Storytelling

The ability to tell a tale is a priceless skill, especially in your marketing. Here's how to create stories that give your business top-of-mind awareness.
Al Lautenslager
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.