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Guest blog by Hilary Bird
Nearly 90 percent of marketers say they use influencer marketing, with 94 percent finding it an effective tactic, according to a 2016 poll from Linqia. That effectiveness varies by each marketer’s objective. Some employ influencer marketing to create an authentic brand experience; others seek to increase engagement or drive traffic to their website or landing page.
Whether or not your goals are similar to these, you can use influencer marketing for quantifiable impact. The following ten steps detail how to specifically use Twitter and influencer marketing to attract influencers (that is, influential people who can sway your potential customers) and build your brand.
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13 Tips for Speeding Up Your Website
The speed of your website—how fast it loads into a user’s browser—is super important for two reasons, each of which can be expressed with a well-known acronym: UX and SEO. We recommend these 13 tips to ensure your webpages load as quickly as possible.
Nothing lasts forever. Last week, Facebook made that clear in their announcement they will overhaul their news feed. Brands and businesses will take the hit, as messages and photos posted by family and friends will now be the priority in the elusive Facebook algorithm. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook co-founder and CEO, announced the changes in his own news feed posting:
Customizable and mobile-friendly, the Link Promotion Tool is one of the easiest, most effective ways for marketers to increase conversion and engagement rates with their target audiences. By leveraging list building that feeds directly into your funnel, the Link Promotion Tool is highly effective at seamlessly capturing your audience.
While living in South Korea in early 2011, I quickly learned about a convenient, fun app called “KakaoTalk.” Have you heard of it yet? If not, you’re missing out—and here’s why.
All email marketers know that feeling right before (or after) clicking send: Did I make a mistake? There are few worse feelings than realizing an error right after an email is sent.
The good news is you aren’t alone in sending out an embarrassing or incorrect email. Always remember to put your email mistake in perspective. Misspell a word? At least you didn’t email the entire freshman applicant pool of more than 46K students, instead of just the 18K who were admitted to the University of California, San Diego. Use the wrong subject line? Not as bad as the New York University student who accidentally hit reply all on an email to 40K people.
Guest blog by Ryan Robinson
In today’s digital world, the biggest challenge facing brands, bloggers, and marketers alike, is capturing (and retaining) the attention of your readers, subscribers, customers.
Flash sales, discounts, and time-sensitive offers will only take you so far today. With all the noise on social channels like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter, it can be difficult to build real relationships with your audience, stand out from the crowd and truly earn their regular attention.
A blog is such a huge part of content strategy, customer connection, and brand awareness. Once you’ve nailed down your strategy, the next step is to drive people to your blog—which is never an easy task.
There are many ways to make sure your efforts pay off. Here, we’ve rounded up five simple ways to boost traffic to your blog.