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Provide A Better User Experience with Interactive Images

Posted by Cydne Stewart Apr 27, 2016

Years ago, the ability to type words on a sheet of paper, and even, words on a digital document used to bring the wow factor. Nowadays, businesses are using interactive design to create interactive content to share and awe their audiences.

However, interactive design does not have to be limited to interactive video. In fact, 65% of senior marketing executives believe that visual assets (photos, video, illustrations and infographics) are core to how their brand story is communicated.

Let's take a look at some examples based on informational, entertaining and educational content in order for you to create an unforgettable, engaging user experience for your audience.

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FAQ Friday: Inbound Marketing Best Practices 2016

Posted by Cydne Stewart Apr 22, 2016

We are going to provide the answers to your inbound marketing questions based on the attract and convert stages in the inbound methodology as well as their respective best practices. Let’s begin!

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Tips for Your Next Successful Inbound Marketing Campaign

Posted by Cydne Stewart Apr 19, 2016

Are you utilizing the most efficient content distribution methods for your inbound marketing campaign strategy?

Chances are, you might be passing up a few key elements that could assist in driving highly qualified traffic to your business blog and company website. To ensure your efforts are not tossing lead generation opportunities aside, we have compiled a list of reminders for you to use in your next successful inbound marketing campaign strategy development process.

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Lead Nurturing Best Practices for a Unique User Experience

Posted by Cydne Stewart Apr 13, 2016


By now, any marketing manager, business owner, or content creator should know how important lead nurturing is to the success of a company. But why?

From a content development perspective, there are trends you can follow, topics you can present, and informative ways to develop thought leadership with your lead nurturing campaigns.

The lead nurturing campaign element of your inbound marketing campaign should be very well planned, monitored and tracked. There should be a unique formula for each product, service or business focus. – However, it is up to your analytics tracking and A/B testing to perfect the process.

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FAQ Friday: Social Media Management

Posted by Cydne Stewart Apr 8, 2016

Exploring ways for your brand to stand out on social media can feel like you have fallen into a time warp, but it doesnt have to be like that. Knowing and understanding how social media can work for your business is half of the battle. In this week's edition of FAQ Friday, we will discuss how social media management maybe a great fit for your company.

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FAQ Friday: Hire a Website Development Company

Posted by Cydne Stewart Apr 1, 2016

Anytime a business takes on a new website development project, a budget must be established. Along with establishing a budget, it is important to understand the amount of time necessary to complete the project and the amount of time available prior to the project deadline. If you’re crunched for time, this should be made very clear from the start to all involved parties. You can use this post as a guideline prior to project kickoff. Read more

FAQ Friday: Website Development Costs

Posted by Cydne Stewart Mar 25, 2016

Good web development starts from the beginning. Much like marketing, you can not have a successful website without a strategy. The centricity of the web to success in business creates a demand for more than just a static website. This edition of FAQ Friday discusses ways to determine the cost of a website development project.

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Improve Your User Experience with Creative Marketing Solutions

Posted by Cydne Stewart Mar 24, 2016

Finding the right balance between creative marketing solutions and user experience can be a difficult task. However, if you have a website redesign on the horizon, it may be your chance to get ahead of the competition.

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Effective Email Design Inspiration & Best Practices

Posted by Cydne Stewart Mar 22, 2016


Your inbound marketing is only one piece of a much larger strategy. You need to consider mobile design, creating targeted content, CTAs, landing pages and more when working to develop your brand image and identity.

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Thought Leadership Monday Mashup: Inbound Marketing with Interactive Video

Posted by Cydne Stewart Mar 21, 2016

Inbound marketing and its most recent iteration, interactive inbound marketing, changes the style of communication that your company has with customers. No longer limited to a one-way monologue that takes to the bullhorn and shouts out the merits of a company's wares, inbound "new" marketing is more interactive and predicated on a back-and-forth style of communication.

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