How to Target Different Audiences with Content Marketing

Determining a well-defined target market is the first step towards a successful marketing strategy. Ask yourself who is already interested in your product or service – as well as who might be – and you can attempt to address their needs (as well as reach your clearly defined marketing objectives) with specific content marketing. For … Read moreHow to Target Different Audiences with Content Marketing

Virtual Chief Marketing Officer Insights With Elizabeth Quintanilla

I recently had the privilege of interviewing Elizabeth Quintanilla, a marketing consultant and owner of EQ Consultant Group in Austin, Texas. She shared some valuable insights on her path to becoming a marketing consultant and ideas for using LinkedIn to help your career. What led you to choose marketing as your profession? What you are … Read moreVirtual Chief Marketing Officer Insights With Elizabeth Quintanilla

Derek Halpern Talk on Nonverbal Website Cues

Derek Halpern is the author of Social Triggers, a popular blog that shows how to use findings from academic research to be more effective in marketing and business. In this talk at Affiliate Summit, he discusses research that suggests ways to improve conversions on your website. Some key takeaways from the talk: -The British College … Read moreDerek Halpern Talk on Nonverbal Website Cues

20 Helpful Resources for Learning About Keyword Research

A successful campaign to increase valuable traffic to your website starts with understanding the right keywords that you want your website to rank for. Keyword research can help you determine what potential customers are searching for and uncover opportunities where your site can move up to the first page in search results. The following resources … Read more20 Helpful Resources for Learning About Keyword Research

Starting an Online Marketing Consultancy: Interview with Alex Avery

I recently had the chance to chat with Alex Avery, an online marketer who started his own SEO and web design consultancy, Webology Marketing in Seattle, Washington. In this interview he shares insights from his experience of starting an independent SEO business and things that have helped it grow. How did you get started in … Read moreStarting an Online Marketing Consultancy: Interview with Alex Avery

5 Marketing Takeaways from Brandwashed

What kind of behavior brought upon the notion of the Pepsi challenge? Did Pepsi suddenly get curious, wanting to battle with competitor Coke without prompt? No, Pepsi wanted to clean the ‘brandwashed’ associations residing in Coke drinkers’ heads. A number of consumers are ‘brandwashed,’ routinely seeking the same services and products, forming an allegiance to … Read more5 Marketing Takeaways from Brandwashed

David Meerman Scott Talk on Inbound Marketing

David Meerman Scott, author of several successful marketing books including The New Rules of Marketing and PR and World Wide Rave, gave this talk about inbound marketing at the Inbound 2012 conference. Takeaways from the talk: -Hubspot generated a million dollars of business from the free tool, Website Grader. -Amanda Palmer fired her record label … Read moreDavid Meerman Scott Talk on Inbound Marketing