This course will help just about anyone – from journalists to technical writers to developers to aspiring bloggers – create content that really engages and converts online. It also will teach you the skills needed to accommodate the requirements of online readers through web design, writing style, structure and SEO.
For example, you might decide to run a campaign sharing some of your best-performing gated content on Twitter, to generate more leads through that channel. That campaign is part of your strategy to generate more leads.
Jesse – thanks for your note, but Google is merely focusing (still!) on placing a solution. If you email me, I’ve just written a paper on the entire set of systemic issues that need to be managed that are outside our purview and idiosyncratic, based on change, consensus, buy-in, relationships, etc. There are 13 distinct steps (starting from an idea) that buyers go through to enlist colleagues, figure out if they can fix a problem internally, etc, that buyers go through before they can bring in a new solution. Sales enters at step 10. The Google material isn’t doing anything really different. firstname.lastname@example.org and, btw, my first name is ‘Sharon Drew’ 🙂
People like Peter Morville, President of Semantic Studios, believe that ‘search’ is the most disruptive innovation of our time. That’s a pretty bold statement, but the fact that it comes from a “crazy librarian who fell in love with the Web”, gives… [more]
This new social media marketing specialization from Northwestern University is designed for business owners, executives and marketing professionals who want to develop a social media strategy to grow their businesses.
You can discover all kinds of information about people that are considered influencers in all kinds of niche markets. It is very easy to keep track with conversations and also you can set reminders for a follow-up email.
Hotjar is a new and easy way to truly understand what your web and mobile site visitors are looking at when they interact with your site. WIth its visual heatmap tools, you can understand what users want, care about, and interact with on your site. Hotjar visually represents visitors’ clicks, taps and scrolling behavior, giving you the ability to find hot areas for growth and conversion rate optimization.
Hi, did you hear of Zenintranet maybe ? It’s a free intranet that enables you to better manage your teams. Zenintranet allow you to access to different collaborative tools with a single login such as leave management, expense management, CRM, File Sharing… And FOR FREE!
5. Remarketing: Remarketing plays a major role in digital marketing. This tactic allows marketers to publish targeted ads in front of an interest category or a defined audience, generally called searchers in web speak, they have either searched for particular products or services or visited a website for some purpose.
This free social media marketing course from Quintly covers the basic principles of social media analytics both for beginners and for marketers who want to refresh their knowledge. It aims to help anybody involved in social media analytics, no matter whether you are working for a brand, an agency or in the media.
With the tagline, “you don’t have to be a genius to master internet marketing,” this 20-part email course from the folks at Copyblogger offers a great starting place for those new to the marketing field. What’s unique about this course is that it digs deeply into the areas of direct response copywriting and relationship building.
Thanks Pawan! this is a great list! However, you forgot about VIDIZMO’s digital asset management system. They provide you with a fully brand-able portal for your digital asset management; never hurts to get that extra bit of branding out there does it? Apart from that, these guys also closely work with Microsofts Azure Cloud which, from what I hear, is one of the top cloud service providers out there. You guys might want to check them out for your next list.
The same mobile-marketing best practices used on your website should be applied to your email campaigns as well. If you run a weekly or monthly newsletter, test your template using tools like Litmus to ensure it renders correctly across different mobile devices, email clients and operating systems.
TweetDeck only works for Twitter and Facebook, though; it doesn’t integrate with other accounts like Google+ or LinkedIn. Our team manages all the social networks for our clients, which is why we prefer HootSuite.
They can’t add that extra stuff without your permission though so there will always be a little check box somewhere during installation that asks you if you want this other stuff. Unless you are absolutely sure of what it is and that you want it, don’t download the extras.
Using descriptive anchor text for hyperlinks that lead visitors to other sections and pages of your website. The microcopy you use for these clickable links should also focus on increasing conversion rates.
For any marketing strategy — offline or online — you need to know who you’re marketing to. The best digital marketing strategies are built upon detailed buyer personas, your first step is to create them. (Need help? Start here with our free buyer persona kit.)
Marcus is going to be super high intensity. Don’t be surprised if he doesn’t spend more than 5 minutes on the stage. Instead, you can find him wandering around the audience getting right into the thick of things.
Hiring a PR agency who knows the right journalists in your market is advantageous to you because they’ll get your story covered in the media more often. Since most media outlets have websites, they’ll publish your news online too! Often it’s a good idea to hire a talented PR Company AND an online marketer who knows the Internet and is skilled in getting your articles, news and press releases published online on Google News, Yahoo! News and your industry’s news websites and online discussion lists. This is a powerful online / offline “1-2 punch” that will boost your visibility, website traffic and sales!
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Nice Article! Finding prospects for your business and then nurturing them into leads are the building blocks of a sales cycle. Without prospects, there would be no leads, and without leads coming in at the top of your sales pipeline, you can’t expect sales at the bottom. I have use a tool called AeroLeads and it’s really helped a lot for my business growth.
Great list Pawan. Reminds me of the massive infographic done by MarTech last year (http://chiefmartec.com/2016/03/marketing-technology-landscape-supergraphic-2016/), but a bit more manageable to consume!
Innovation, Markets and Industrial Change looks at the roles of production and sales on shaping markets. Topics covered in *the course include technology, costs, industry life cycles and network externalities as they relate to markets. Figures and short quizzes are used to help learners better understand course content.
This course is the fourth online course in eCornell’s Marketing Strategy certificate program, and is based on the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University MBA marketing content.
You should start everything you do in marketing with a strong understanding of your user. What keeps them awake at night? What burning questions do they need answers to? And what do they expect from you? Each step a user takes from cold prospect to warm lead to customer is a chance to learn more – and modify your brand communications accordingly.
This advocacy platform differentiates itself because of its campaigns. You’ve got several campaign objectives going from generating brand awareness to getting feedback from your advocates and even co-create products with them! This platform really focuses on two-way communication to foster sustainable relationships with your advocates.
Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the most important puzzle pieces to a successful website. Even though Google has over 200 factors that determine search rankings, you mostly need to remember to build a unique website that offers useful information for its clearly-defined target audience. Here are ways to determine if your SEO strategies are working.
If your marketing hasn’t generated the response rates you hoped for, remember, the people who ‘were’ going to contact you visited your website first. A professional looking and optimized website is essential. It’s as simple as that.
Basically customers want transparency and our industry is still having a real hard time with this. However, there are a few good examples out there and Marcus is sure to sprinkle those real life examples into this talk.
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