Your Guide to Using Cold Emails for Lead Generation

Your Guide to Using Cold Emails for Lead Generation

Cold email initiatives can be a great way to generate leads for your company, no matter what kind of industry you’re in. However, not many people are familiar with what cold emailing is, and most just assume that it’s similar to cold calling, which has a pretty bad reputation among businesses and consumers alike. However, cold emailing is used by …

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 …

6 tools for a better

6 tools for a better, smarter social media influencer campaign

One important word of caution though: Social media influencers should be tackled with huge care. Remember each of those people has a dedicated online audience: If you appear too spammy, they have eager ears to describe their bad experience to. An influencer media campaign can thus turn into an online reputation crisis. Always think twice before pitching the influencers anything: …

4 Ways to Help Build Your Personal Brand Online in 2017

4 Ways to Help Build Your Personal Brand Online in 2017

There are many reasons to make 2017 the year you resolve to build or enhance your personal brand online. The biggest reason is that it’s a digital world – not only do most people search online when looking for information about products and businesses, it’s also how they find information about people. Do you know what people will find if they …

What Micro-Influencers Can Do For You

What Micro-Influencers Can Do For You

Micro-influencer—what’s that? Along with influencer marketing, micro-influencer is the term all modern marketers have added to their repertoire. Nevertheless, what does micro-influencer mean and how can brands benefit? Though there isn’t a standard definition for the term (yet), I like how Forbes defines it, “More and more, brands are turning to people with far fewer numbers and followers—sometimes even as …

Why Podcasting Matters to Marketing [Infographic]

Why Podcasting Matters to Marketing [Infographic]

If you’re looking for a new marketing strategy, podcasts are a great answer. Podcasts are versatile, powerful, and informative. Plus, with multiple hosting platforms available, you can expand your brand awareness many times over. With so much potential in one marketing medium, it’s a wonder that every marketer doesn’t have their own podcast. In the meantime, this is why you …

4 Instagram Marketing Ideas to Boost the Success of Your Instagram Feed

4 Instagram Marketing Ideas to Boost the Success of Your Instagram Feed

Do you feel like your Instagram strategy could use some fresh tactics? Heck, even if you’re happy with the results you’re seeing from your Instagram campaign there’s always room for improvement. That’s why I want to share with you four Instagram marketing ideas to spruce up your feed and create an Instagram marketing strategy that connects, converts, and builds your brand. These …

The Right Way to Network on Social Media

The Right Way to Network on Social Media

In their book Start Your Own Business , the staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. guides you through the critical steps to starting your business, then supports you in surviving the first three years as a business owner. In this edited excerpt, the authors discuss the essential ways you should start promoting your business on social media. The days of in-person …

4 Reasons Why Your Business Should Invest in Content Marketing

4 Reasons Why Your Business Should Invest in Content Marketing

Not sure if content marketing is right for your business? As one of the few marketing strategies with very little up front cost and the potential for high ROI, I highly encourage you to rethink your stance. Seth Godin famously said, “Content marketing is the only marketing left,” and for good reason. Creating your own content provides your business with a variety …

Influencer Marketing Shouldn't Be a Dirty Word

Influencer Marketing Shouldn’t Be a Dirty Word

In spite of the buzz surrounding influencer marketing, I’m starting to think of it as a dirty word. Some marketers have turned to influencer marketing as a quick way to meet their quarter’s numbers. Influencer marketing isn’t about this quarter or the next quarter — it’s about building a meaningful, long-term relationship.  We need a shift in mindset — from …