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Unlock the Elusive Viral Marketing Campaign with Social Media Sweepstakes
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  • June 7, 2018

For the last few years, small and medium-sized businesses have been using social media to help empower and improve their digital marketing campaigns. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others have been a way to generate leads, increase brand awareness, encourage customer engagement and more; the whole funnel available for you to navigate your customers […]

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Renewed Customer Loyalty Focus: Set Your Brand Up for Success
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It goes undisputed among sales and marketing professionals that it is easier to make a sale to an existing customer than it is to sell a product or service to a prospect.  Not only is it easier, it costs less too.  With all this gravy, it’s no surprise that Loyalty Marketing is an industry all […]

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Chatbots: Increase Engagement, Conversion & Profit
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A chatbot is at its core a computer program designed to mimic the types of actual conversations that humans have all the time. It works based on artificial intelligence (and in a lot of cases, via machine learning and similar techniques) to analyze the words someone uses, get a better idea of the context behind […]

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Marketing Funnel Optimization: Lead Your Customers on a Guided Journey
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  • May 22, 2018

Marketing Funnel Optimization Strategy: The marketing funnel is an early rendition of an infographic, bringing data visualization to the science of turning prospects into loyal customers. With only a fraction of today’s population and media, it’s no wonder it was so straight-forward in the 20th century. Now fast-forward to 2018, where understanding the marketing funnel […]

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3 Easy Ways to Attract More Customers on Instagram
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  • April 9, 2018

Instagram has long been an incredibly popular social media platform for businesses, but several recent studies have revealed that it may be even more powerful than people first suspected. Not only do an estimated 71% of businesses heavily use Instagram, but it also has over 200 million monthly active users. But Instagram is ultimately just a tool – […]

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10 Ways to Engage Your Audience on Social Media
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10 Ways to Engage Your Audience on Social Media For many brands, social media success will ultimately be dictated by the level of engagement they’re able to create with their audience. What benefit is there to having a million Twitter followers if they never retweet your posts, contact you, or make a purchase? Luckily, generating […]

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Improve Trade Show ROI with Proper Preparation
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To say that trade shows are important to the modern business is something of an understatement. Not only do an estimated 81% of all attendees have buying authority according to one study, but 99% of marketers said that they also got unique value from these types of events that they didn’t get from other marketing opportunities At […]

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The Art of Loyalty Marketing: Keeping Customers Engaged
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  • March 19, 2018

Loyalty Marketing If you really want to better understand why loyalty is so important in marketing, all you have to do is look at the following statistic: according to one recent study, the probability of selling to an existing customer is between 60 and 70%. The probably of selling to a new prospect, on the […]

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The Psychology Behind Gamification Marketing Strategies
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  • March 16, 2018

As a marketer, one of your top priorities is and will always be engagement. It isn’t enough to just get someone to SEE your product/service messaging and imagery. You want them to engage with it. Interact with it. You want it to get their brain functioning at a higher level so that you can instill […]

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