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Your 2015 Holiday Content Marketing Checklist

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Targeted content is key for success in internet marketing, and there’s no other time quite like the holiday season for creating time-targeted content. Consumers spend with reckless abandon during the holiday season, so if you aren’t creating content specifically geared towards this time frame, you’re seriously missing out on a big opportunity. From Thanksgiving to…

Why Surveys Are The Next Big Thing In Business

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Admittedly, I know this title might provoke some head scratching at first: “SURVEYS?! How are boring old surveys going to all of a sudden become some major player in business?” And I’m so glad you asked. Feedback-based marketing is nothing new. Everyone knows, or at least repeats, the mantra that ‘the customer is always right’…

Three Emotional Triggers to Drive Sales with Words

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The reasons we buy things vary greatly from person to person. For one, the need to fix a leaky roof might be the most immediate need in their life. To another, a new flat screen TV may seem like a necessary update to keep up with all that the entertainment world has to offer. While…

Copywriting Toolbox: The ‘Foot in the Door’ Technique

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Most marketers are serious do-it-yourselfers. They’re learning constantly about all kinds of different facets of marketing and trying to put what they learn into practice all with just one pair of hands. Most internet marketing guides will tell you to begin outsourcing and managing as early as possible, to help grow your business at the…

Redeveloping the Headline – How to Generate and Narrow Down Headline Ideas

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Ever wondered how professional copywriters, ad agency creatives, and online marketers arrive at killer headlines that draw readers in and have them pulling out their wallets like nobody’s business? Wonder no more, because today, we’ll be taking a look at exactly how many of those headlines come to be. The Process One of the things…

Give Before You Take – A Brief Exploration of Value in Internet Marketing

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Most anyone reading this is going to be familiar, at least in some abstract way, with the concept of “value.” The concept of value, or utility derived from content, products, or other offerings, is not unique to IM, however, and those working across a variety of markets, both online and offline, have to be keenly…

Making it Hard to Say No Gets More Yeses in Marketing

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The last thing we want to hear from our leads is one simple word: No. No is the death of a sale, the end of a funnel, the loss of a lead. So while it might seem pretty obvious that you want to give your leads more chances to say yes, some internet marketers don’t…

Two Blunt Ways to Get More Clicks through Your Headline

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Content marketing is bigger than ever so that means tons of articles and blogs are going up and being shared each and every day. With social media being such a large part of the virality equation, we all know the importance of a good headline. But with click-baiting reaching its slow, but inevitable death and…

Are You Testing your Unique Selling Propositions Enough?

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Conversion rates are all-important to marketers. The more we know about our products and how our audience perceives them, the better we can market these goods and services to increase conversion rates. Unfortunately, many marketers overlook one of the most important adjustable aspects of their products, the unique selling propositions (USPs).   What are Unique…

Reaching the 24-Hour Customer – Dealing with The Plugged-In Consumer

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There used to be a set schedule for internet marketers that despite a few tweaks here and there, was pretty much universal. You knew that emails should go out with the proper timing so that come Monday morning, they were at the top of a person’s inbox as they slid into work. You knew that…