The Ultimate Guide to Small Business Keyword Research

Keyword research is an important strategic marketing practice that, when thought of correctly, never really ends. While many people think of this…

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5 Marketing Automation Tools to Increase Lead Conversions
Marketing automation helps small businesses compete with large organizations by helping them accomplish more with less manpower and time. Automation need not necessarily be expensive, contrary to popular beliefs. Most of this software offer affordable monthly subscriptions. Lead conversion is a daunting task and metric for marketers. Driving traffic to a website is a task […]
How to Increase PPC CTR with These Quick Tips
Being a digital marketer, you keep hearing about CTR and also know that it holds utmost importance in digital marketing especially when it comes to PPC. Click Through Rate often abbreviated as CTR is a metric that measures the number of clicks received on your ads per number of impressions. (Total Clicks on Ad/ Total […]
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What You Need to Know About Your Privacy Online
Marketing Podcast with Ryan Dochuk Podcast Transcript Online Privacy – now there’s an oxymoron. (So love it when I get to use that word.) The more we humans live our lives online the less we seem to expect basic privacy. Right now, pretty much everything you do is being tracked with your explicit permission – whether […]

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Why Small Business Owners Should Consider Getting an App
As a small business owner, asking “why should I create an app?” is a lot like asking “do I really need a website?” was a few years ago. Sure, it was (and still is) possible to do much of what you need using a Facebook page, but they’re just not built to do what a […]
Why the Majority of Websites Fail
Gone are the days where businesses can rely solely on “pretty” websites. In today’s digital marketing landscape, a website must be an optimized, revenue-generating platform. I’ll just get right to it: The reason so many websites fail is because businesses take a design-driven approach from the beginning as opposed to developing a website from the ground up […]

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Weekend Favs June 3
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]
How to minimize customer acquisition costs
If it costs too much to bring in customers, you’re quickly going to find yourself treading water. You congratulate your staff on the sale (keep it going!), yet your marketing spends translates into zero net gain–or even a loss in some cases. Continue treading these waters and you’ll need a life vest. However, if you […]
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How to Stay Top of Mind
Marketing Podcast with John Hall Podcast Transcript Guiding today’s customer journey means staying top of mind at every stage. Like so many things today that often involves content, but there’s so much more. My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is John Hall. John is the CEO and co-founder of Influence […]
Proof Email Marketing Converts Leads Into Customers
As a small business, lead conversion can mean a lot of things to different people. Most likely you can think of a handful of things yourself. Someone signed up for your newsletter, clicked on a call-to-action, opened an email, visited your website, filled out a form or downloaded an ebook…. That’s all great stuff. It’s […]

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