Making the Jump from Traffic to Sales

One of the biggest blinders that hold people back in online marketing is the focus on traffic numbers alone. Now obviously, websites need visitors.  The more visitors a website gets (or so we’re told) the more profitable it will be.  What many marketers soon find out, however, is that traffic numbers are not always related …

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What is a Sales Funnel?

If you’ve been in the internet marketing world for any amount of time, then you’ve probably heard the term “sales funnel” before.  This is a popular concept, but many people still have trouble understanding what exactly a sales funnel is. It’s really just a way of looking the whole sales process from the first contact until the …

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Why Your Organic Facebook Reach is Declining

It’s no secret that Facebook’s organic reach has been declining over the last few years. If you are a marketer and have noticed that fewer and fewer people seem to see your Facebook content unless it is boosted, you aren’t going crazy. That is happening and it’s because of the Facebook algorithm. But there is …

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Why You Need To Get Into The Mind Of Your Audience

If you’re looking to drive sales through increased traffic to your website and grow your business, the key determinants of this are your site visitors, your audience. The only way to truly see your marketing efforts pay off is to identify the clients most likely to engage your business, and produce a conversion for your …

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“Should I partner up with someone in my online business?” (Pros Vs. Cons)

From time to time I get asked this question: “does it make sense to partner up with another person to build my online business?” I have mixed feelings about business partnerships and I’ll tell you why. First of all, most partnerships don’t end well. Usually, in the beginning, everything’s rosy, but then at some point, …

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What Smartwatches Mean for Email Marketing Campaigns

Both Apple and Samsung have created their own version of a smartwatch that link to a user’s respective smartphone. Users can send text messages, use a variety of smartwatch-enabled apps, and check their email. While smartphones have brought users conveniences like Google at their fingertips, interactive messaging features, and social media apps on the go, …

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Business Funnels–Marketing and Sales–What’s the Difference?

Marketing Funnel – A system that assists in tracking the steps potential clients move through to before ultimately making a decision on the purchase of goods, or use of services.  Marketing funnels let you see at each step what you need to do to influence potential clients toward the end goal, turning them into actual clients. …

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Simple Steps to Help Increase Your Customer Retention Rates

Customer retention is one of the most important metrics used to calculate the effectiveness of your marketing strategy. The reason is simple. It costs more to acquire a new customer than keep an existing customer. You can’t rely solely on new business. Otherwise, you’ll never grow your business. Use these simple steps to help increase …

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