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Guerrilla Marketing: 20+ Examples and Strategies to Stand Out

When the classic strategies aren’t delivering, you send in the guerrillas. They’re the extra-special forces – the ones that implement killer strategies to turn the tide and defeat the enemy. Guerrilla marketing is a great alternative to traditional marketing. It thrives on original thinking and creativity, where imagination and ingenuity beat out big budgets.   Guerrilla marketing tends to be...
September 22, 2014
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Perfect Timing: The Very Best Time to Send Email Newsletters

Timing is everything – right? It may not be everything, but it certainly matters, especially when it comes to getting subscribers to notice and open your emails. So when is the best time to send newsletter emails? We have some advice and we’re eager to share. Best Email Send Time: General Advice These general email send time tips are widely accepted by the email marketing community. They are...
September 04, 2014
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Review: New Twitter Analytics Serves Up Sweet Tweet Data

Calling all tweeters – Twitter’s new and improved analytics is a major upgrade that provides rich Twitter data you could only dream about before. And as of yesterday, it's available to everyone, not just people advertising on Twitter! How to Access Twitter Analytics Twitter analytics hasn't been getting a ton of attention, likely due to the fact that the analytics were hidden away within the ad...
August 28, 2014
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26 Free Online Marketing Courses: Learn to be a Marketing Mastermind

We live in a wondrous age my friends. Knowledge and learning can be obtained with a few clicks of the mouse, opening education and intellectual stimulation to anyone with a scholarly spirit. Below is a list of our favorite online marketing courses, most of which are free or very nearly free. Let the learning begin! WordStream’s PPC University PPC University. Our new PPC University is an awesome...
August 19, 2014
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Why SEO Rank Checking Tools Are Useless (And What to Use Instead)

What is a Rank Checking Tool? There is an abundance of SEO rank checking tools on the web, each promising to deliver results on where your site ranks on Google for your chosen keywords. For most keyword rank checking tools, all you need to do is type in a keyword, and the tool’s bot will scrape data from Google and spit out a number showing where you rank in Google for your key phrase. Sounds...
August 11, 2014
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27 Tips on How to Get More Email Signups

Everyone knows the old saying – the more email subscribers you have, the better you feel, so get folks to signup, and give them a good deal! What, you’ve never heard that one before? Something about beans? Whatever, you’re crazy. Email newsletter subscribers are valuable soft leads that, with the right amount of gentle cajoling, could end up one day as full-fledged customers or clients. That’s...
August 05, 2014
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32 Free (& Almost Free) Content Marketing Tools

Marketers get by with a little help from their friends – well let us introduce you to 32 new friends! These free and nearly free content marketing tool should help make your job a little easier. Note: The aim was to only list free content marketing tools, but there are a few paid ones in the mix as well (freebies only get you so far). Unless marked as a paid tool, all content tools listed here...
July 28, 2014
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19 Headline Writing Tips for More Clickable, Shareable Blog Posts

It’s easy to let headlines take the back seat in your writing process. Headlines can wind up as a quick afterthought, but really should be treated with much more consideration. In fact, your headline is arguably more important than the article itself. After all, who cares how great your blog post is if no one even reads it? Headline writing rules have changed quite a bit since the great online...
July 17, 2014
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Social Media Images Guide: Optimizing Images For Facebook, Twitter, & More!

Good visual content is a key component of online marketing. Posting pictures and illustrations on social media networks helps brands boost engagement and get noticed by fans. > Our social media images guide seeks to provide you with everything you need to know about using images on social networks. We’ll be covering: Where to get free social media images Optimizing images for dimensions and...
July 09, 2014
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5 Ways to Wield More Word of Mouth Marketing Power

Word of mouth marketing (lovingly nicknamed WOMM) can make or break your biz. It can build you up and tear you down faster than an OC socialite. Do word of mouth marketing right and you’ll have (almost) no need of an ad budget; customers will share stories of your sublime service at dinner parties across the country, and that’s better than any billboard. The popularity of sites like Yelp and...
June 26, 2014
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