Subject lines determine whether people click of don’t, so they matter. A lot! I recently created an email campaign for one of my clients and we saw very strong open rates, which has everything to do with great subject lines and brand name recognition. For this particular campaign, we were inviting the recipients to an … More A Better Subject Line in 60 Seconds
Psst! Over here! I’ve got a secret to let you in on. You can create your own, very targeted listening device on LinkedIn! I KNOW! Think of the power you can wield if you hear about the issues your prospects are having before your competition hears about them. In his post, “How to Use Social … More What Secret LinkedIn Tools Are You Missing Out On?
In his post, “SEO Is Most Effective, But Very Hard to Do”, Jeff Ogden adds some great points to the Marketing Sherpa study on marketing effectiveness. I couldn’t agree more with him about the importance of creating buyer personas first. It’s the marketing discipline of the ages: Ready, Aim, Fire. The success of SEO optimized content … More SEO Is Most Effective – But Really Hard to Do
Urgent and Not Important Tasks. Don’t waste your time on them. Not important and urgent tasks should never be done. Resisting the temptation to check off another item on your To Do list can be difficult. It’s satisfying to complete tasks, but ultimately short-sighted to finish something that’s urgent, but not important. Your time is a precious resource and … More Never DO These Tasks
“Good real-time marketing doesn’t feel like marketing, but feels like a favor enhancing the relationship.” I like that. It sounds so…nice. All warm and cozy. Like a friendship I get to choose. And that’s the point, really. As a human being, I like to choose with whom I spend my time…and my money. I feel … More Warm and Fuzzy Customer Relationships
Reblogged from Jeff Ogden, The Fearless Competitor. Most people do not produce enough content because they do not know how to create “engaging content”. Could be that they are internally editing or have pre-conceived (over corporatized) notions about what is effective/allowable. I start with the mantra – Educate or Entertain.. better yet.. Educate and Entertain. Perhaps … More The Critical Importance of Buyer Personas in B2B Marketing Today
By Margo Wickersham Winter Grumpy Cat was one of the most popular topics tweeted during SXSW Interactive 2013 in Austin, TX. What does the obsession of an angry furry meme during a conference attended by technologists say about our culture, our minds, our businesses and the prospects for our long-term success? It says a lot. In … More Grumpy Cat = Big Data
Valentine’s Day is the day of officially celebrating attraction and romance. It’s only fitting to choose this holiday to review pick up lines designed to attract the right, er, audience. Check out these from Hubspot Blog. Leave a comment here to share which lines are your favorites.