The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
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The 15 Best Special-Purpose SEO Tools
JANUARY 10, 2017
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Five Strategies for Improving Customer Experience
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Price and Value. Though this may be true to a point (particularly for products viewed as commodities), many people are willing to pay a higher price if they feel it reflects the quality and dependability of the product. With this in mind, price your products so that the perceived value is high. Guest post by Brooke Cade. Image credit: The Blue Diamond Gallery. Loyalty Programs.
The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
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The 24 Best Visual Content Creation Tools
DECEMBER 6, 2016
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33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
60% of buyers who feel a “high brand connection” are more likely to purchase, even at a higher price, from those brands versus competitors. As noted in the 2016 B2B Marketing Trends report , B2B marketing strategies and practices are in the midst of significant change, driven by new technologies and evolving buyer expectations for more “consumer-like” experiences.
Five Reasons Why Sales Strategy Doesn’t Work for Many Small Businesses
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
They might need to do more research and compare prices from various vendors before they make a purchase. Guest post by Anthony Bergs. Customers are the heart and soul of any business. To survive in the long run, companies need to have a sound customer acquisition and service strategy. Image credit: The Blue Diamond Gallery. Lack of Focus. Following the Herd. Not Retargeting Your Prospects.
The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM
JULY 19, 2016
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15 Questions to Ask When Hiring an SEO Professional (Seriously)
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
11) What are your costs and pricing structure? As with any business purchase, your decision should ultimately come down to value rather than price. ” Good answer: a price you can afford, flexibility in terms of the timing of work to meet your budget, and clear project and/or hourly rates. These are often your best leads. Second, do some online research. What’s not?
The 23 Best Content Ideation Tools
MAY 31, 2016
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The Single Most Important Element for Increasing B2B Lead Gen and Sales
OCTOBER 4, 2016
In the consumer products world, minimizing friction explains why soup is sold in microwavable single-serving containers, and why convenience stores can thrive within blocks of the nearest supermarket, despite their much higher prices. High initial price point. Not only does this make price less of an issue, but also reduces risk for the buyer. A slow response creates friction.
34 Compelling Content Marketing Stats and Facts
JUNE 16, 2015
” Neither group places much priority on having the lowest price. Content marketing is now ubiquitous, with 93% of all marketers saying they do content marketing (it’s not clear what the other 7% are doing). But with so much content being produced, distributed and shared, how do you make your efforts stand out and grab the attention of your prospects? And use video. TopRank ).
Book Review: DISCOVER Questions Get You Connected
MARCH 2, 2017
Today’s buyers have access to unprecedented levels of information: product specifications, pricing, customer reviews, competitive comparisons. In the age of empowered buyers, business is often won by the sales person who asks the best questions. It’s all a few clicks away. ” What they do want is consultative guidance, especially when it involves co-creating unique value.
16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats
MARCH 15, 2016
Just 17% say low price will be most important, and a mere 3% say brand. ( As winter comes to an end, so too does the Winter Wonderland of Marketing Stats series that’s been running here over the past few months. This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing. Is it truly random?);
The 20 Best SEO Rank Tracker Tools
DECEMBER 19, 2016
Most offer multiple pricing levels based on number of URLs and keywords tracked. Pricing: multiple levels from $7 to $330 per month. Pricing: multiple levels from free to $600 per month. Pricing: $99, $225, or $450 per month. Pricing: multiple levels from $10 to $300 per month. Pricing: four levels from $45 to $150 per month. Pricing: free.
The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools
JANUARY 24, 2017
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Seven Ways to Humanize B2B Marketing
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Sometimes (rarely) B2B marketing is simple: it’s about having the clearly best product, lowest price, or widest distribution network. While B2C and B2B marketing practices are distinct in many ways, they both ultimately involve making your message resonate with people—meaning emotions a significant role. Certainly, practicality plays a large role in B2B procurement. What do they value?
20 Brilliant B2B Marketing and Digital Business Stats and Facts
AUGUST 25, 2015
When purchasing online, B2B buyers rate pricing as the most useful information (though not, generally, special offers or discounts). B2B marketers today certainly live in “interesting times” (in the sense of the not-actually-Chinese curse ). Image Credit: B2B Marketing Insider. The collection of facts and stats below shed light on this paradox, as well as other insights.
17 Helpful SEO Tools and Tool Reviews
JULY 29, 2014
Noting the importance of providing the best user experience to achieve and maintain top search results, Chuck Price reviews more than 20 free tools for onsite optimization, for functions like keyword research, content analysis, technical SEO, schema creation, and image optimization. For nearly as long as there have been people working on search engine optimization, there have been SEO tools.
The 12 Best Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools
MAY 3, 2016
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The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps
JUNE 14, 2016
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The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools
JUNE 21, 2016
Pricing: free to $34 per year. Pricing: $47 per year. Pricing: $3 per month per connected social media account, plus $6 per month for each additional team member. Pricing: free or Pro pricing by request. Pricing: free. Pricing: free. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do.
The 29 Best Web Analytics Tools
JANUARY 31, 2017
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The Five Best Infographic Creation Tools and Services
AUGUST 2, 2016
There are some very good low price tools such as Piktochart which allow you to easily build infographics using a pre-defined templates.” Pricing: free to $29 per month. Pricing: free to $67 per month plus enterprise pricing by quote. Pricing: free or $3 per month. Pricing: free, premium ($19 per month), or business ($49 per month). 1) Piktochart.
11 Remarkable Guides to Marketing, Search, and Life
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Seth Price highlights a brilliantly clever infographic illustrating the “A to Z” of personal branding, from authenticity, blogging and content through “you” phrasing and zeal (“a strong feeling of interest and enthusiasm that makes one determined to do something. Image credit: salesforce blog. What’s the best time to reach b2b sales prospects?
48 Phenomenal SEO Guides, Tips & Tactics
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
For those on the technical side of SEO, Yusuf Bhana details “useful semantic HTML elements for SEO” including authorship, local business schema, product details (“Ecommerce businesses should consider product mark-up to incorporate product data such as colour, manufacturer, weight, height and price”), and breadcrumbs, with examples of each. But change is.”
45 Phenomenal Email and Mobile Marketing Stats
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
They’re comparing prices, reading about products, comparing feature sets and contacting retailers. Email remains the most effective digital marketing tool for both B2B and B2C marketers. But the majority of email activity now takes place on mobile devices, and not all marketers have effectively adapted to this rapid shift. Email marketing works—for both sellers and buyers. Enjoy!
The 28 Best Influencer Marketing Tools
AUGUST 9, 2016
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19 Excellent Guides to SEO Link Building
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Chuck Price outlines a seven-step process for using Google’s disavow links functionality, from conducting a link audit (using Google Webmaster Tools (alone), to submitting a reconsideration request (“Only if you’re under a manual penalty, will you need to file a reconsideration request. But like SEO more generally, it has evolved. Image credit: SEO Book. ”).
What CMOs Need to Know That Will Keep CEOs and CFOs Happy
JUNE 24, 2015
There are several types of market structures , each defined by the number of buyers and sellers, barriers to entry and exit, product differentiation, and pricing power. >>Yes, Information Flow : A market allows products and services to be evaluated and priced. >>Yes, >>Yes, the Web facilitates decisions on product offerings and their prices. Conclusion.
22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
It’s unusual to have sentiment analysis available for a monitoring tool with a relatively low starting price” of under $100 per month). Image credit: Buddy Media. No one has time to put every one of those tools through its paces. Which are most worth investigating and investing in? for competitive research. You can also post to Tumblr. Other tools you can’t ignore? Check out this post.
Six Best Practices for Marketing with White Papers
MARCH 25, 2014
Danny Brown has written a detailed review of the Readz product here , which notes that “Pricing starts at $25 per month for up to two content pieces/whitepapers 10,000 page views, going up to $300 per month for 50 whitepapers with 100,000 page views.” Though the format is sometimes misused (i.e., Solve a real problem. Keywords and phrases used in site search on your website.
Social Media ROI: Mythic or Measurable? Six Experts Weigh In
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Chuck Price reports that Nicole Harrison is “adamant that social media done correctly will deliver results and recommended the following list of 11 free tools for measuring both ROI and social media success,” including SocialMention , TweetReach and Keyhole. Does social media marketing produce measurable ROI—and if so, how does one measure it? What do you think? by Forbes.
Three Issues the New U.S. President Should Tackle ASAP
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
workers and consumers lose on both counts, paying higher prices and taxes while earning lower wages than would otherwise be possible. Within the next 24 hours, the United States will have a new president (barring another hanging chad type situation). So when our new president is sworn in, he or she will take on the task of leading a nation both sharply divided and deeply disgusted. The U.S.
The Six Best Screen Capture Tools
JANUARY 3, 2017
Pricing: free. Pricing: free. Pricing: free, $10 per month, or enterprise pricing by quote. Pricing: $50 per user licence; volume discounts available. Pricing: free. Pricing: free or $4 per month. Screen capture apps can be a simple yet valuable addition to any content marketer’s toolbox. 1 ) Amit Argawal – Screen Capture. HubSpot.
The 26 Best WordPress Plugins
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
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10 B2B Marketing Lessons from Walt Disney World and Universal Studios
APRIL 22, 2014
Don’t nickel and dime customers; consider “all-inclusive” pricing. ” This pricing model certainly doesn’t fit everywhere in the B2B world, but for products that command a premium price, and which buyers reasonably expect to include a certain “bundle” of additional items or services (e.g., Price has many uses. Well, no. million.