12 Tips To Increase Social Engagement

The Power of Brand Advocates (In a World of Influencer Marketing)

Influencer marketing seems to be overshadowing the tried and true practice of building brand advocates. It is the latest trend across social media… and it makes a lot of sense why. Social media platforms provide millions of people with the opportunity to share just about anything… personal news, product reviews, likes and dislikes, business opportunities, product news, promotions, job recommendations… …

The Right CEO When You Launch Might Be the Wrong CEO When the Company Is Growing

The Right CEO When You Launch Might Be the Wrong CEO When the Company Is Growing

Not all startup CEOs are created equal. And, the skill sets a startup needs during its formative days are very different than the skill sets needed when the company starts to scale. Let’s compare the role of a CEO in businesses between zero to $10MM in revenues (early stage), versus the role of CEOs in businesses between $10MM to $50MM in revenues (growth stage) …

4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them

4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them

The leader of any business must come to grips with the following reality: You are the product or service you are selling. For entrepreneurs, that means that you are selling all the time, including with “internal” audiences like staff, vendors and investors. Your goal is to transfer the confidence and conviction you have in your company to everyone in its orbit. …

How to Maximize Customer Engagement with Social Media

How to Maximize Customer Engagement with Social Media

Social media marketing is a popular tool used by businesses all over the world. However, some social media marketing strategies are more effective than others. In order to get the most possible benefit out of your presence on social media, you need to focus your strategy on improving customer engagement. Here are some tips to help you get started. Large …

3 Ways to Extract Meaningful Audience Insights from Twitter

3 Ways to Extract Meaningful Audience Insights from Twitter

I’m a big fan of Twitter – it’s the social network I use the most and I get a huge amount of value from it. So it confuses me when I see complaints about the platform being too confusing or too difficult, rendering is largely useless in the eyes of many. And while not every brand will get value from tweets, there are a heap …

How to Do Lead Generation in WordPress Like a Pro

How to Do Lead Generation in WordPress Like a Pro

Do you want to generate leads and increase sales from your website? Lead generation should be a top priority for all businesses because at the end of the day, you want to convert your website visitors into subscribers and customers. In this article, we will show you how to do lead generation in WordPress like a pro. Since this is …

5 Ways to Supercharge Your Video Influencer Marketing

5 Ways to Supercharge Your Video Influencer Marketing

If you’re a marketer or a business owner, you probably already know the importance of using videos to engage your audience. In fact, a survey by Wyzowlfound that 88% of businesses consider videos to play an important role in their marketing strategy. The survey also found that videos can provide solid ROI by boosting traffic, conversions, and sales. So when …

10 clever lead generation ideas

10 clever lead generation ideas

Whether you’re new to lead generation or you’ve been in the game for a while, it can be pretty tricky. Sometimes there’s a trend, but not all leads tend to follow it – and it can be frustrating when it feels like a guessing game. We’ve put together a list of 10 of the best, regularly used lead generation tips that …

4 things that can go wrong in an influencer campaign (and how to fix them)

4 things that can go wrong in an influencer campaign (and how to fix them)

Just as content marketing was on everyone’s lips a few years ago, 2016 was the year of “influencer marketing.” Working with content creators who have large social media followings to promote your brand is enticing and can be a great way to reach untapped audiences. But it’s not as easy as you think — and does not always go as …

5 Ways to Turn Mere Followers Into Devoted Brand Ambassadors

5 Ways to Turn Mere Followers Into Devoted Brand Ambassadors

Let’s say you’ve built a strong online presence for you or your company, complete with active profiles on several social media platforms. You’ve even managed to amass a large number of followers to each of those pages, with those customers sometimes making purchases based on your posts. But for many brands, true success comes when your customers feel so enthusiastic, …