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Why Your Social Team Won't Be on the Podium at the “Big Event” in Rio

Posted by Janice Dombrowski on Aug 5, 2016 11:45:06 AM

Gymnast_Web.jpgWe all know there is a ‘big event’ starting today somewhere in Brazil and I bet a lot of us marketers are busy thinking about clever ways to attach our brands to the concepts of teamwork, perseverance and positive sportsmanship.

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Topics: Branding, social media, Sponsorship

Weekly Flashback: Catchy Email Subject Lines & Facebook Live for Business

Posted by Steve James on Jul 29, 2016 2:49:21 PM

blog-image-stream-creative-7-29.jpgHow many times have you hit “send” on an email and questioned if it would actually be opened? Writing good subject lines can be a daunting task for even the best writer. In this week’s flashback post, you’ll want to check out “17 Tips & Best Practices” to help you with writing catchy subject lines that will get your emails opened. This week’s posts also include tips for using Facebook demographics to connect with your community, how to analyze web elements that may be handicapping your conversion rate and all about how to use Facebook live videos for business. Take a look at my favorite posts from this past week: 

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Topics: email marketing, Facebook, Conversion Rates

Weekly Flashback: Increase Facebook Live Video Reach & 21 LinkedIn Hacks

Posted by Steve James on Jul 22, 2016 12:49:57 PM

blog-image-stream-creative-7-21.jpgAre you an expert LinkedIn user or someone who simply clicks “accept” when you receive a connection notice? If you’d like to boost your LinkedIn knowledge and learn how others are networking and building their businesses, you’ll want to read “Are You Curious What Others Are Doing on LinkedIn” by Wayne Breitbarth and “21 Hidden LinkedIn Hacks” – both on this week’s Weekly Flashback list. Additionally, this week’s posts include tips to improve your presence on Google, increasing Facebook Live video reach, and when to stop worrying about conversion rate. Take a look at my favorite posts from this past week:

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Topics: LinkedIn, Inbound Marketing, Google, Facebook

Weekly Flashback: Evolution of Live Streaming & An Internal Linking Cheat Sheet

Posted by Steve James on Jul 15, 2016 1:13:20 PM

blog-image-stream-creative-7-14.jpgHave you noticed the prominent role live streaming has taken in the media during the past few weeks? If so, you’ll want to read “The Evolution of Live Streaming Could Change the Way You Consume Media” on this week’s Weekly Flashback list. Additionally, this week’s posts include tips to create efficiencies for busy social media marketers, acronyms every marketer should know, why automation is the future of content creation and a cheat sheet for internal linking strategy. Take a look at my favorite posts from this past week:

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Topics: SEO, Inbound Marketing, social media, Video

3 Big Struggles Nearly All Marketing Managers Face

Posted by Andrea Meyers on Jul 14, 2016 1:28:48 PM

Struggles_Web.jpgAs a marketing manager, you have a lot of balls in the air and some worrisome hurdles to overcome on a daily basis. Such as… will that new campaign show positive ROI? Will your clients respond well to your design and messaging? Is this new social media platform worth investing time in, or is it a short-lived trend?

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Topics: Website Analytics, Inbound Marketing, Marketing Campaign

Weekly Flashback: Write Clickable Search Ad Copy & 103 Marketing Thought Leaders to Follow

Posted by Steve James on Jul 8, 2016 3:17:46 PM

blog-image-stream-creative-7-8.jpgAre you looking to freshen up your marketing podcast list to find more thought leaders who can help grow your business? If so, you’ll definitely want to check out “103 Genuine Marketing Thought Leaders To Follow” on this week’s Weekly Flashback list. Additionally, this week’s posts include tips on discovering new Facebook groups, how to write attention-grabbing search ad copy, everything you need to know about beacons, and social media SEO strategy. Take a look at my favorite posts from this past week:

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Topics: Content, SEO, Inbound Marketing, social media

How to Include Compliance in Your Marketing Campaigns

Posted by Andrea Meyers on Jul 5, 2016 9:17:33 AM

Compliance_Web.jpgIf your business is not in a highly regulated industry like healthcare, insurance, or financial services, you probably haven’t given a lot of thought to marketing campaign compliance issues. Maybe you’re in manufacturing or the tourism industry, not a hospital or bank – and your focus is on implementing the necessary campaign elements to ensure a positive experience for your customer.

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Topics: Marketing Campaign, Compliance

Weekly Flashback: 3 Ways to Use Live Video & 19 Podcasts Worth More Than an MBA

Posted by Steve James on Jul 1, 2016 2:20:47 PM

blog-image-stream-creative-7-1.jpgAre you producing content but struggling to improve your search rankings, readership and web visits? If so, you are not alone and there are a few tips and tools that you can begin incorporating right away to boost your content marketing strategy. This week’s flashback posts include tips on optimizing content for great SEO, producing live videos to connect with prospects and customers, podcasts that can help you grow professionally and grow your business and important considerations to help you generate more blog readers. Take a look at my favorite posts from this past week:

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Topics: Content, Inbound Marketing

7 Steps To Become a Data-Driven Marketer

Posted by Andrea Meyers on Jun 10, 2016 3:54:49 PM

DataWeb.jpgIn recent years, strategy and our ability to analyze and customize prospect and customer data has changed. Marketing tools in particular have become incredibly sophisticated such as CRM resources, marketing automation, content management, social scheduling & monitoring, surveying, email distribution and much more.

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Topics: Website Analytics, Inbound Marketing, Marketing

3 Ways Insurance Companies Can Decipher Web Visitor Behavior to Boost Leads

Posted by Andrea Meyers on Jun 3, 2016 9:36:26 AM

HotJar.jpgInsurance agents have a lot of options for getting new leads, from cold-calling to trade events, and paying for traditional advertising. The disadvantage of those methods (aside from time and cost) is that you are reaching a broad group, not necessarily people who are looking for what you offer. This is why the information you can obtain from your website is so valuable - these are visitors who are searching for information about the exact products and services that you offer.

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Topics: Website Analytics, Content Marketing, website design

 

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