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Which campaigns were the most successful? How do you prove the value of each campaign? The beauty of online marketing is that every action your visitors take is tracked and stored somewhere – this represents a tectonic shift for marketing strategy. Rather than relying on your gut to decide how well...

A marketer’s paramount objective is to generate high quality leads at a pace to sustain business growth. Successful online lead generation keeps the sales funnel primed with the right prospects, but surprisingly, only 1 in 10 companies feel their leadgen campaigns are effective. Lead generation campaigns commit to a precise promise....

As marketers, we struggle with how to calculate ROI (return on investment) and improve a host of key performance indicators (KPIs). With metrics like website visits, conversion rates, generated leads per channel, social media platform engagement, blog post shares, email click-through rates, the list grows every day. But for the...

Before launching a new marketing campaign or initiative, it's important to identify and profile specific audiences to target. This level of strategy and information is essential in choosing the most effective ways to communicate and create action with your audience. Below, we've given you some general steps and points to...

Consider the four major categories of company names. (Imagine getting told this by a cigarette smoking, scotch tossing Don Draper): Descriptive They simply describe the company or product in a transparent way. Examples: Martha Stewart, BMW Upside: They work when they direct most of their brand equity to the company name (instead of...

Marketing has Changed

Consumers (and purchasing managers) of 20 years ago were targeted with television ads, billboards and direct mail offers. Those don’t work nearly as well as they did then, so rather than try to interrupt prospects, smart businesses now use techniques that attract attention.