How to Increase Open Rates with These 7 Email Subject Lines

How long does it take you to write marketing emails? If you’re anything like me, you put lots of thought, effort, and time into each and every word in the message. That’s what it takes to write actionable email newsletters. Your message is full of great content. You might even have some discounts, coupons, or…

3 Ways to Create ‘Next Level’ Content

This week, we offered concrete ways to make your content more memorable, more compelling, and more attractive to your audience. The three blog posts and podcast episodes I highlight below each give easy-to-implement advice that can transform your work. On Monday, Loryn Thompson kicked us off with a post about respecting your audience’s intelligence and…

What Does it Take For Your Business to Stay Top of Mind?

When we’re at work, we want to believe that people think about our business all day long. In our minds, we’re the FIRST company a customer or prospective customer considers when a particular need arises. But you and I both know that’s not how it works. What does it take for your business to stay…

How to Turn a Long Landing Page Into a Microsite – In 5 Easy Steps

Landing pages can get really long, which is totally fine, especially if you use a sticky anchor navigation to scroll people up and down to different page sections. It’s a great conversion experience and should be embraced. However, there are times when having a small multi-page site, known as a microsite (or mini-site) can offer…

Understanding, Narrowing, and Choosing Your Ideal Client

Understanding, Narrowing, and Choosing Your Ideal Client written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing In marketing today it’s common to hear that you must know who your target audience is in order to be effective with your marketing. This mostly implies that you determine the makeup of a market that your business is…

Tips to build customer loyalty online

I find it surprising to find some brands talking about how to ‘be digital’. Technology disrupted the business world more than two decades ago, and advances in various fields continue to shape the way companies interact with stakeholders and customers alike. Technology has become so ingrained in our personal and work lives that nobody should…

How to Become a Better Data-Informed Content Marketer

As a 21st century marketer, you already know that data is an important player in the content marketing game. Data helps us understand who our audience is, what they care about, and how our content impacts their decisions. It helps us connect all the dots — and continue to find new dots as attitudes, needs,…

How to Boost Conversions by Personalizing Your Website

Every business has room to improve their conversion rates. If you’re looking for a place to start, analyzing your website is the first logical step. While you may have done A/B testing or used some similar techniques in the past to get a surge in conversions, you can take your efforts one step further. Look at…

Your Customer Data Needs to Be Smarter

One of the new content marketing trends for 2018 is to build stronger levels of content personalization into the marketing and communications workflows you send to your customers. It sounds tricky, but the truth is that the data is often there, and with just a little bit of manual intervention, there could be even more.…

Why Sales Reps are the Best Marketers in Your Company

Every marketing playbook begins with “know your target market.” It’s preached day in and day out by the top marketing pros. Every well-paid exec learns this on their first day on the job. And for good reason. Knowing your target market is critical to generating traffic or converting sales. But what does it really mean?…