FAQ Friday: Mastering the Mobile Search Engine

Posted by Nate Ruttan Jun 2, 2017

Today’s world moves faster than ever. The phones in people’s pockets have vastly more computing power than it took to launch the 1969 moon landing. Information is instantaneous, so it’s no small wonder that mobile search is at an all-time high. Keeping your website up-to-date now means making it mobile-friendly as well.

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Thought Hive: A/B Testing to Better Website Conversion

Posted by Cydne Stewart May 29, 2017

Website conversion optimization may seem like a mouthful to say, and a giant task that only large organizations can perform—but it's not (at least on the second count).

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FAQ Friday: Inbound Marketing Campaign in 2017

Posted by Cydne Stewart May 12, 2017

As you develop a strategy and a process to manage your inbound marketing campaigns in 2017, questions concerning marketing automation and email marketing may arise. We have gathered a few of the most pressing questions surrounding marketing automation and email marketing and brought the answers to you below.
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Inbound Marketing: Strategizing, Building, and Running a Campaign in HubSpot

Posted by Nate Ruttan May 10, 2017

If you’re savvy in the field of marketing, then you know that a CRM (Customer Relationship Management system) is a powerful tool that can help streamline both your sales and marketing efforts. HubSpot, one of the leading and most popular CRMs, delivers a myriad of useful features that increase efficiency and, ultimately, lead to more closed deals! 

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FAQ Friday: What I Need To Know About Inbound Marketing

Posted by Sunday Ely Apr 21, 2017

Already have metrics, but are wondering how to interpret the data? Have content, but are wondering how often to post to actually see returns? Are you also ready to advertise on social media, but want to know how it helps lead capture?

Get your questions answered in this week's gem-filled FAQ Friday.

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Getting Started with Inbound Marketing

Posted by Nate Ruttan Apr 19, 2017

Inbound marketing has been a disruptive force in the business world for years now. It is clearly not a fad, but here to stay. So, whether you are just hearing about inbound or finally deciding that it is right for your business, you are making the correct decision by creating an Inbound marketing strategy.

But how can you create something which you know little about? Worry not, we’ve got you covered.

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FAQ Friday: Social Selling with an Inbound Approach

Posted by Sunday Ely Apr 14, 2017

Social Selling—what is all the hype about and do I need it for my business to convert sales?

Well, here are the facts:

  • There is validity to the hype
  • Yes, your sales can benefit

Check out the answers to your social selling questions in this week's FAQ Friday.

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Mapping a Clear and Concise Buyer’s Journey on Your Website

Posted by Nate Ruttan Apr 12, 2017

Think about the last time you purchased something. Was it an impulse buy? Did you break something and must replace it? Perhaps you were feeling generous and bought a gift for someone?

In the noisy world of eCommerce it can be difficult to filter out the meaningful moments which influence a person’s purchasing decision. The amalgamation of these moments is referred to as the buyer’s journey, and it is an immensely powerful business tool.

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A Holistic Approach to Developing Your Brand with Inbound Methodology

Posted by Sunday Ely Mar 29, 2017

The average person consumes 8 hours of digital media content daily. With the Internet and traditional media pulling attention in different directions, how does your brand reach your ideal customers? How do you stand out? How do you gain visibility?

Amp up your brand with a holistic approach to inbound marketing.

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Thought Hive: Inbound Marketing Tools for Success

Posted by Sunday Ely Mar 27, 2017

Attracting visitors, increasing lead conversion, delighting customers, extending value and furthering engagement via social media, blogging and email outreach are all attractive assets to inbound marketing.

But what are inbound marketing tools for success and what strategies will lead me to the next level?

Today’s Thought Hive explores tools you can use for inbound success.

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9 Major Elements Every Business Website Needs to Prosper in 2017

Posted by Sunday Ely Mar 22, 2017

With new marketing technology today, there are many ways to stand out from the pack. In fact, there are so many tools and resources you can incorporate into your strategy, it can seem overwhelming. It’s important to identify the absolute best practices to excel your website reach and satisfy your website’s needs. With that said, let’s zero in on the 9 major elements that every business website needs to prosper in 2017.

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Thought Hive: How to Provide Optimal User Experiences on Any Device

Posted by Sunday Ely Mar 6, 2017

It’s just about that time of the year, you know the first day of spring. This means spring cleaning for some, spring break for others and for most of us the beginning of blooming season. What about your website? Do you have any plans to do some deep spring cleaning? Are you looking to break away from old habits and refresh your approach to optimal user experiences?

Are you still thinking a simple, clean, short navigating website is best serving your customer? Maybe this would be a good time to refresh and revitalize your online presence. Your website is a major part of inbound marketing so you don’t want a website potential clients can click through in 5 seconds or less. For everyone visiting your site, you want to do all you can to provide valuable and actionable content.

In this week's session of the In-Sites Thought Hive we are here to provide you with optimal UX (or user experience) best practices to help you generate more leads and further your business.

Let’s get started . . .

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