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Clients Long for Brave Agencies: 3 Fears to Conquer

This post was originally published on this siteLaunching an agency means challenges are bound to arise, and these challenges often revolve around money and perspective. When the two collide, that’s when most agencies stumble a bit. As soon as the words “revenue” and “loss” appear in the same sentence, many agencies understandably freeze with fear. It’s easy to lose objectivity …

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How to Use Automation to Fortify Your Account-Based Marketing Efforts

This post was originally published on this siteAccount-based marketing is the ultimate personalization tool. Instead of incurring the unnecessary expense of marketing to broad swaths of the population, an account-centric strategy isolates key business accounts and markets directly to these individual units. By appealing to specific leaders and stakeholders who can benefit from what your company has to offer, you …

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How Persona Creation Makes Content and Editorial Calendar Creation Easier

This post was originally published on this siteContent marketing can be a time-consuming endeavor, especially for small business owners or marketing teams that only include a few people. While compiling personas is a vital part of the process, many people choose to skip this step because they don’t see the value. This can save time in the long run, but …

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How to Turn Ordinary Social Media Conversations into Actionable Sales Leads

This post was originally published on this siteWhile having thousands upon thousands of social followers is certainly something to brag about, the number means little if those followers largely ignore your brand. Engagement is the key to success for social media marketing—brands that drive more engagement from their audience are generally rewarded with better visibility and organic reach. All of …

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8 Ways to Make Your Website More User-Friendly

This post was originally published on this siteWebsites have evolved into something so much more than just text and information on a page. Users today expect your website to entertain them, deliver quality and offer an intuitive, comfortable overall experience. Everything from the aesthetic of your site to the placement of your CTAs can impact how long visitors stay on …

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7 Simple Tips to Become a Successful Leader

This post was originally published on this site“But I’m not a leader!” “I’m not qualified enough to lead.” “I don’t know how!” Every successful leader at one point or another has had these thoughts enter their brain-space. The bad news? We cannot become fearless leaders by allowing these thoughts to pervade our minds every day. In this blog, I’ll cover …

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5 Benefits of a Strong Sales & Marketing Partnership

This post was originally published on this siteI spent much of my young life on a baseball diamond, and after experiencing both the highs of championships and lows that were not dissimilar from the Bad News Bears, I noticed one ironclad pattern: Championship teams are united. There are two modalities through which baseball can be understood. Many are of the …

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Crafting a B2B Marketing Strategy With Flow in Mind

This post was originally published on this siteI was first introduced to the concept of flow as we reworked our brand story. The brainchild of psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, flow is the engaged focus in an activity that brings an elevated level of enjoyment and fulfillment. The concept of flow technically consists of eight elements, but we map everything to a …

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Getting Started With an Ecommerce Business

This post was originally published on this siteStarting an ecommerce business is something many people consider, but a much smaller number actually take the plunge. If your idea is strong enough, you’ve tested it, and you’re ready to get up and running, then getting started doesn’t need to be a fraught experience. Key to your ecommerce success and growth is …

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3 Content Strategy Lessons From Iconic Brands

This post was originally published on this siteONE: The Man Makes the Clothes Had you grown up in the New York metropolitan area some forty-plus years ago, you would remember Sy Syms. The commercials for his eponymous chain of off-price clothing stores ran on TV and radio night and day. According to Wikipedia: “At its height, the chain had 48 …

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