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Think You Can Throw Up Any Old Thank You Page? Think Again.

Hurrah! A visitor has come to your site and completed a conversion – whether it be a white paper download, a webinar signup, or a purchase order, you should be feeling pretty good. Don’t pat yourself on the back yet though – you need a thank you page, and it can’t just be any hodgepodge mess that’s thrown up by the nearest website lackey. In order to get the most out of your coveted converted...
June 03, 2014
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Why You NEED Social Media Landing Pages (Not Just a Homepage!)

With so much traffic being driven these days via social media, it’s important to implement designated social media landing pages as part of your marketing strategy. Remember, folks who click your ads and links from social media sites are valuable visitors – they’ve actively engaged with your brand on a social network. In fact, J. Crew found that: “customers who engage with us via our social...
May 27, 2014
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The Mega Collection of SEO Expert Advice: Best of the Reddit SEO AMAs

If you're at all familiar with Reddit, you know about their AMA series, AKA, Ask Me Anything. Superstars from Obama to Rob Delaney have done AMA's, committing to answer questions from anyone and everyone who shows up to submit a question. And in recent months, a number of top SEO's have been doing Ask Me Anything sessions in the SEO subreddit (r/bigSEO). Today, we’re bringing you the best of...
May 07, 2014
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UGC 101: Guide to User-Generated Content Marketing

What is the fabulous and extraordinary thing that is UGC? No, it’s not the latest clog variation of UGG boots - it’s none other than user-generated content! Today we’re looking at different kinds of user generated content, examples of user-generated content, where to find it, how to use it, and more! What is User Generated Content? A user generated content definition: UGC is anything on the web...
April 28, 2014
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Gmail Shortcuts, Tips, and Tricks: Latest Secrets for Hacking Your Email

If you’re like me, you’re checking Gmail constantly. Despite how much time you spend on Gmail, I bet that good old Google Mail is still holding out a few secrets on you! Well we’re blowing its cover and showing you some of the most valuable Gmail tips and tricks to make your email checking a bit easier. Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts Did you know you can use a number of Gmail keyboard shortcuts from...
April 23, 2014
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Funny Amazon Reviews: The Top 10 Funniest Reviews on Amazon

Let’s face it, the internet is full of clowns and jokers. While Amazon is largely a site of purposeful, insightful reviews, under the darkness of night you may find it transformed into a local comedy club, full of amateur stand-ups looking for a laugh. Plenty of folks employ Amazon consumer reviews to poke fun at some of the outrageous products found on the web in a movement dubbed “customer...
April 15, 2014
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5 Ways to Get 5-Star Amazon Customer Reviews

Why You Need Amazon Customer Reviews Online reviews are the modern media world-of-mouth; they’re immensely powerful and can have a huge affect on how your business is perceived. A study last year found that: 79% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations 85% of consumers say that they read online reviews for local businesses  73% of consumers say positive customer...
April 10, 2014
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The 9 Best Email Subject Line Styles to Increase Your Open Rates

How many unread emails do you have in your inbox? 300? 800? Or maybe, if you’re like me and are on countless mailing lists, 2,644? And that’s after a little Gmail spring cleaning! We get a TON of emails every day, and a lot of them are never opened. People are inundated with boatloads of information – more than ever before in history! But we don’t have more time to soak it all in. The chances of...
March 31, 2014
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The 5 Best Explainer Videos & How to Make Your Own

Today we'll be covering everything there is to know about explainer videos. They're fun to make, will jumpstart conversion rates, and are overall great to have for any startup business. Let's get started! What is an Explainer Video?  Types of Explainer Videos 5 Best Explainer Video Examples How to Make an Explainer Video Script Voice Overs Video Production Music & Sound Effects Measuring...
March 13, 2014
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Landing Page Examples: Learning from the Best & Worst Landing Pages on the Web

With the release of WordStream’s new landing page grader tool, we can’t get landing pages out of our heads! Surfing the wondrous web, landing pages are everywhere – both good and bad. We’re taking today to show some real-world landing page examples, so get ready for some breathtaking brilliance and miserable monstrosities. Before we get started, it’s important to remember that landing pages aren...
March 05, 2014
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