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5 Memorable Lead Magnets Guaranteed to Increase Your Conversions
“Subscribe to our newsletter!” You’ve probably run into this pop-up form more than a few times. And more than a few times, you’ve politely declined the offer. After all, why would you subscribe? You have enough spam and useless rubbish in your inbox, even without (yet another) newsletter. This is how your reader feels. They […]
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How to Rock Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn
iTunes | Android | RSSMarketing Podcast with Viveka von Rosen Poll a group of marketing experts and about half will tell you LinkedIn has little value in the marketing mix. My guess is that most that feel that way are only thinking of mining for and closing deals. Though a lot of business is […]
7 Surefire Tips for Generating New Website Leads
Generate a little business buzz with a few simple methods. A staple of your marketing strategy, lead generation can help stir up additional interest in your products and services. Companies of all sizes can and do benefit from implementing multi-channel efforts to boost website leads, from an email newsletter to social media and more. But website […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Podcasting
iTunes | Android | RSS Marketing Podcast with John Lee Dumas Ok, so maybe the title of this post is a little bold, but in this episode, I talk mostly about podcasting with one of the most prolific podcasters on the planet. If you’re a longtime reader you know that I think podcasting is an amazing […]
Why Building Community Is Harder Than It Looks
This past month I was able to experience community in its most potent sense on two separate occasions, and I came away with an important insight about building community. Marketers today realize that a vibrant, engaged, loyal community is perhaps the greatest asset a brand can possess and often leads to an extremely profitable enterprise […]

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Weekend Favs November 5
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 […]
Growing Your Small Business with Geofencing
Geofencing and Your Small Business Geofencing is a location-based mobile service that allows businesses to send notifications to smartphone users within a specified geographical area. It is widely utilized as a marketing tool to directly engage potential customers in the area by sending promotions and information straight to the consumer’s phone.  Because small businesses are typically […]
Typical Opt-in bribes are dead! Learn 2 Effective Ways to Skyrocket Your Email List
Back in the day, people used to sign up for an email list for anything. Just offer an eBook and you could see your sign up rate growing rapidly. This strategy will still work; however, it is not as effective as it used to be. Since more and more publishers are offering generic opt-in bribes […]
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How Live-Streaming is Changing Social Media
iTunes | Android | RSS Marketing Podcast with Michael Stelzner Live streaming video is all the rage – so much so that most of what you see coming from the medium is silly – look at me and look at what I can do – kind of stuff. But, mark my words, this is a […]

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