Content Marketing, , Podcasting, Publishing, Video Marketing

Sharing Is Not Enough – Why You Need A Content Amplification Strategy

There was a time when if you’d build it, they would come. But that was all before the internet becoming overly saturated with content and lots of noise. If you’ve been feeling frustrated that your content just doesn’t go as far as it used to, it’s not your fault. Things just changed. Today, if you care enough about your audience and your business, you absolutely must develop a strategy to push your content forward to the people who need it the most – through a content amplification strategy. Why so much talk about content? Everybody

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Deliverability, , Marketing Tools

Verify Your Email Marketing Lists Online: Why, How, and Where

Email marketing is a blood sport. In the last 20 years, the only thing that’s changed with email is that good email senders continue to get punished more and more by email service providers. While ISPs and ESPs could totally coordinate if they wanted to, they simply don’t. The result is that there’s an adversarial relationship between the two. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) block Email Service Providers (ESPs)… and then ESPs are forced to block clients. It’s not as simple as double opt-in in the industry. Sites like ours work with partners on shared campaigns

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Amazon, Ecommerce and Retail, Marketing Infographics

How Product Pricing Online Can Influence Buying Behavior

The psychology behind ecommerce is quite amazing. I’m an avid online shopper and am often surprised at all the things that I buy that I didn’t really need but it was just too cool or too good a deal to pass up! This infographic from Wikibuy, 13 Psychological Pricing Hacks to Increase Sales, describes the impact of pricing and how buying behavior can be influenced easily with some minor tweaks. Psychological pricing is an effective sales-driving strategy for businesses. By tapping into human psychology and the way consumers perceive price and value, businesses are able

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Content Marketing, , , Influencer Marketing, Marketing Infographics, Mobile and Tablet Marketing, Snapchat Marketing, Video Marketing

Guess What? Vertical Video Isn’t Just Mainstream, It’s More Effective

Just a few years ago I was publicly mocked by a colleague online when I was sharing my thoughts via video. His problem with my videos? I was holding the phone vertically rather than horizontally. He questioned my expertise and standing in the industry based on my video orientation. It was maddening for a few reasons: Videos are all about their ability to captivate and communicate the message. I don’t believe orientation has any impact on that. Our viewing capabilities aren’t horizontal, humans can easily accommodate and enjoy a vertical video. Interaction with mobile devices

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