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How to Use Answer The Public to Earn Featured Snippets

On February 9, 2017
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Let me set the stage for you. It’s September 2016, Rob Bucci of STAT Search Analytics has just taken the stage at MozCon. As unsuspecting attendees, we didn’t quite know what we were in for. What he delivered, in my opinion, was the starting pistol for what has become the featured snippet gold rush.

It was all anyone could talk about during the break, and people were still buzzing about Bucci’s talk days later.

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5 Tips to Personalize Your Marketing (Without Looking Like a Creep)

On February 6, 2017
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Personalization, or the ability to cater messaging to individual customers, is widely expected to be one of the biggest marketing trends of 2017.

That’s in part because it offers brands the potential to deliver precisely what consumers want, as well as the potential for enhanced customer loyalty. But personalization has evolved far beyond simply addressing customers by their names. In fact, now the bar may be set at offering distinct web and mobile experiences for each customer.

That being said, in the immortal words of Spider-Man’s Uncle Ben, “With great power comes great responsibility.”

5 ways to personalize your marketing campaigns

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6 Ways to Lower Your CPC with Landing Page Optimization

On February 2, 2017
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If you want a Google AdWords campaign that's both high-converting and low-cost, you need to do a lot of things right.

You need to have a well-structured campaign that targets the right number of keywords to make it relevant for the searcher. You need to create magnetic ads to increase your CTRs. You need to bid the right amount to maximize your spending. Plus a lot more.

With such a long list of tasks to do, the question then becomes, where do I start?

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5 Ways to Create Super-Effective Emails with Buyer Personas

On January 31, 2017
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If you’ve done the essential exercise of developing buyer personas for your customers, don’t make the mistake of shoving them in your desk drawer and expecting them to magically work for you. Personas are essential to creating personalized email campaigns that convert – in fact, one study by MarketingSherpa showed a 7% conversion rate for a persona-based campaign.

So how do you exercise what you learned from your personas in email marketing? Let’s dive into five actionable ways you can apply personas to your email marketing and score more engagement in the inbox.

email marketing with personas

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6 Ways to Target Early-Stage Buyers in PPC

On January 26, 2017
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It’s no secret that the better you can use your keywords to target your ideal user, the more success you’re going to have in PPC.

But, let’s take a moment to discuss the nuances of what the term “ideal user” can mean.

When you think of your “ideal user” you are probably thinking of sales qualified leads, or SQLs, that are ready to sign up for your service or purchase your product. The further down the sales funnel, the better.

Well, the truth is, the most successful paid search analysts don’t consider their “ideal user” to be the same in each and every campaign they manage.

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5 Non-Obvious Ways to Eke More Conversions from Your Landing Pages

On January 17, 2017
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These days, creating a high-performing landing page isn’t rocket science.

It’s rare that you’ll come across a landing page that blatantly defies best practices, especially if it’s on the receiving end of high-priced PPC traffic.

That’s why this article isn’t about how to optimize your landing pages for conversion, it’s about how to squeeze more value out of your already high-performing landing page.

get more conversions

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4 Simple but Powerful Tactics for Writing Compelling Ad Copy

On January 12, 2017
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If you want to grow your business online, what is the one thing you need the most?

Traffic.

And for most businesses, the fastest way to get more traffic is through advertising.

Digital advertising is a game of inches. Small changes in your ad response rates can trigger massive improvements in your profitability. When you’re paying Google and Facebook tens of dollars for a single click, it’s crucial that you write ad copy that can push and persuade people.

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Why We Need Conversion Benchmarks, Even if They’re Dumb

On December 9, 2016
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If you’re reading this, my guess is you don’t need a primer on why you should be improving conversions – as opposed to just getting more traffic, or just developing products– in your sales funnel.

You’ve already paid to acquire your website visitors. Why not sell to more of them? That’s the short definition of conversion optimization.

And a large number of businesses get it…

 Conversion rate benchmarks split testing concept

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Building a Successful Paid Twitter Campaign From the Ground Up

On December 2, 2016
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When it comes to content promotion, Twitter is a veritable smorgasbord of new and engaged audiences. You can create a campaign to get visitors to your website, drive app installs, raise tweet engagement, and more. Users are online all the time and consuming vast quantities of content and media. And with customizable budgeting, you’re in control of your spend.

The catch? It takes a little monetary investment to get the most out of all that Twitter has to offer.

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We know spending your limited budget on a new avenue for marketing is intimidating. That’s why we put together this guide to building your new paid campaign on Twitter.

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