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Your employees are can be your best marketing asset. Are you taking advantage of them? There are several effective ways to engage your employees and encourage them to share your content and marketing messages on their social channels. You can do this via a formal program by establishing an employee advocacy program or more informally. You need to figure out what will work best in your organization. Here are some tips!


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What can you do if employees won't engage with your employee advocacy program? These are 8 ways to encourage employees to share your content on social media

Content Curation Best Practices for B2B Marketers

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We’ve been promoting the advantages of curated content (lower cost, enhanced credibility, broader selection of topics) for years so it’s heartening to hear it’s catching on. Check out these B2B tips.


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Content curation is a valuable B2B marketing tactic. Here are 5 content curation best practices B2B marketers need to use

6 Types Of Customer Segments that exist in the Market

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How do you segment your customers? By demographics, by geography, by behavior or by smart segmentation?  Read about each how each segmentation works.


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There are various types of customer segments based on the different varieties of segmentation. In this article, we discuss 6 such customer segments.

Call to action: The how and where of CTAs

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Three little letters … CTA. Those three powerful little letters not only will increase the user’s interaction with your website, but will also clue the user into knowing what to do next. There are simple CTA’s, “Shop Now”, “Buy”, but crafting a more compelling and powerful CTA leads to higher conversions. Learn how.


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A call to action is a marketing term for a button that entices a user to take an action, leading them down a conversion funnel. Find out how to use them.

How Mobile is Dominating the Customer Journey (and Why You Should Care)

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Think your B2B customers aren’t using mobile? Think again! The Boston Consulting Group found that for more than 60% of B2B buyers, mobile played a considerable role in a recent purchase. B2B buyers are using mobile devices to conduct research on their needs and find other sources of information, potential vendors, and service providers. Look at your own analytics to determine the importance of mobile for your business and make sure your mobile presence is optimized.


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Mobile is changing the customer journey, so find out how your mobile marketing strategy can adapt to these changes to serve your customers better.

Exactly What You Can Do to Define What Makes Your Brand as Unique as … M&Ms

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“Melts in Your Mouth, Not in Your Hands!” For any business to succeed, it needs to uncover its USP or unique selling proposition; without placing a distinct and memorable stake in the ground, it is in danger of falling into the black hole of “everyone else”. Research your competitors to see what sets you apart and create buyer personas (detailed descriptions of your ideal customer) to help you make a list of everything that makes you different. Use your unique selling proposition in everything you do to help make better connections with your customers.


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"Melts in your mouth, not in your hand," the slogan for M&M's candy, was trademarked as far back as 1954 and is one of the best-known ever. It's cute. It's memorable. And it's helped make M&M's brand the success it is today -- and not just because the phrase is catchy."

Instagram Influencers Are the New, More Powerful Yelp Elite

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Has your business been targeting Yelp Elite or Instagram Influencers? How successful have you been?


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"Restaurants are going to great lengths to market themselves to Instagram users. The newest Boston Chops location that opened last May is home to a so-called “Instagram table.” Outfitted with a customizable lighting system that’s controlled by an iPhone, it gives diners the ability to perfectly light their shots in a restaurant that’s severely lacking in natural light."

Effective Strategies and Tactics for Incorporating Photos Into Your Small Business Marketing Plan

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Many important marketing tactics rely on eye-catching, arresting visuals and never has it been more important to make sure professional-quality images and videos. In this day and age when glamorous selfies, mouth-watering food photography, and breathtaking action shots (not to mention cute puppies) dominate our social media feeds, businesses need to step up their game with their own images.  A good picture has the power to grab a user’s attention and help your small business gain visibility, both on your website and social channels. Professional pictures of employees, products or even your building can resonate with prospects and make them feel more connected to you as a business.


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How to use high-quality photographs and videos, which provides great ROI, for building and marketing small business owners business products or services?

Why Marketing Automation Matters for Your Business

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Ever wish you had more time in the day to devote to actual strategic initiatives rather than attending to more mundane tasks, like customer emails? We all know how important it is to engage in a regular and timely manner with both new and existing customers, but it’s so time consuming! Enter: marketing automation. Marketing automation can you help you execute and organize email outreach more efficiently while saving you something that you desperately need: time. A good automation system can help you gain new leads while keeping your current customers happy.


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Marketing automation can free you up to focus on big-picture business strategy.

Online Reviews: Your Reputation Is On The Line

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Online reviews are one of the most powerful sales tools available to B2C (and many B2B) businesses. The numbers prove it:


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You finish a big job. The customer’s thrilled. Next thing you know, the client’s neighbor wants you to price out some work. Isn’t word-of-mouth a wonderful thing? Now imagine that same happy customer didn’t just talk to his neighbor — he went out and told the whole state how much he liked your work. Talk about a job well done. Welcome to the wonderful world of online customer reviews!

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