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Online Marketing

Increasing Conversions

5 Strategies for Turning Ecommerce Browsers Into Buyers

Between customer impatience and the ease of comparing prices, getting customers to convert is a constant challenge
Online Marketing

The Science of Building Buyer Personas (Infographic)

Reaching out to too wide of an audience dilutes your advertising message and diminishes its effectiveness.
Sales Strategies

The One Secret You Need to Know to Increase Sales

When it comes to boosting sales, often salespeople and the marketing team are focusing their resources on the wrong strategy.
E-Books

To Make Your eBook a Success, Focus on These 4 Things

Ebooks are extremely valuable and effective tools for marketers as they position brands as thought leaders and allow audiences to engage with products and offerings through different lenses.
Take It From The Pros

How Far Is Too Far in the Race for Eyeballs?

Bucking the trend of companies eager for ever-more obscene, gut-wrenching video clips to win viewers online, Clif Bar says, 'We no longer feel good about benefitting from the amount of risk certain at...
SEO

6 Changes Your 2015 SEO Strategy Must Focus On

Strategies are always evolving, so get a head start on next year by diving into these shifts.
Black Friday

The Content Marketer's Guide To Black Friday

With Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, retailers and marketers must establish a game plan for arguably the two biggest shopping days of the year.
Ask the Expert

Through Storytelling, Entrepreneurs Can Get People to Hit the 'Buy' Button

Compelling web copy is important in creating a hook to persuade people to buy, but it is better to create an experience for people coming to your site that totally transcends the transaction.
Social Media

5 Ways to Leverage Your Social-Media Following to Close Sales

Once you've done the work to build a following, it only takes imagination to dream up new ways to capitalize.
Digital Marketing

An Effective Digital Marketing Strategy Starts With Knowing Your Customers and Your Goals

The amazing technology at everyone's fingertips has not changed the fundamentals of success.
SEO

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Focus on Local SEO

Local SEO is a highly targeted, niche strategy that every entrepreneur can -- and should -- be thinking about.
Social Media

Apple's First Social-Media Guru on the No. 1 Way to Market Your Brand

Peter Friedman ran social media for Apple before it was even called social media. Here's his top social-media secret for building buzz around your brand.
Content Marketing

The Top 14 Content Marketing Trends of 2014

From an explosion in video to brands embracing micro-content, 2014 was a busy year for marketers.
worth-knowing

Social Media's Role Will Soon Shift From Driving Awareness to Creating Revenue

Brands need to start actively transforming their social communities from cost centers into profit centers.
Take It From The Pros

Why Your Brand Is More Important Than Your Product

Kevin Roberts, global CEO of the advertising powerhouse Saatchi & Saatchi, says focusing on your product first is an outdated way of thinking.