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29 Inspiring Examples of Behaviorally-Targeted Emails

When it comes to creating behaviorally-targeted marketing emails, we could all use a little inspiration. After all, there are so many potential actions a customer can take that would trigger an email – how do you decide which ones are worth investing the time to create? Below are some of …

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How to Use Facebook as Your PR Engine

A PR agency’s job is to get your story in front of the press and potential customers. It might set you back $5,000 per month. But what if you could get the same—if not better—results yourself, by using Facebook ads? Facebook ads are one of your biggest business opportunities. The …

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Where to Drive Paid Traffic

I’m going to give this to you straight. If you’re directing your hard-won PPC, Facebook, Twitter or banner ad traffic to your homepage… There is a better way. Conversion happens on landing pages. And your homepage is not one of them. Why? Your homepage is a hub. It’s a jump …

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5 User Engagement Strategies for SaaS Product Marketers

Want to sustain growth? It all starts with user engagement. SaaS businesses must aim to educate and entertain their users to boost satisfaction and retention. For your team, that means building a marketing strategy that keeps users engaged. You want customers to feel compelled to login to your platform in …

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How to Sell Multiple Products Online

Steve Jobs wore one thing. Zuckerberg started doing it. And even Obama caught the bug. But why? (Beyond, you know, an apparent lack of fashion sense.) One less decision to make for these powerful decision makers. More time for everything else, according to the Zuck himself in a Q&A session. …

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Identifying and Mitigating Churn With Kissmetrics

You know the stats by now. It costs 5-25x more to acquire a new customer than keep a current customer. Increasing customer retention rates by 5% increases profits by 25% to 95%. And increasing churn will eventually plateau any new customer growth. Sure, there are some basic things you can …

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How to Solve the Customer Retention Problem

Customer retention. It’s one of the most worthy investments a business can make. Its goal is to retain as many customers as possible. After all, a loyal customer is worth much more than a new customer. Here’s the problem: companies drive customers away with poor customer retention initiatives (or a …

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The 5 Step Approach to Cross-Channel Customer Engagement

Your customers are everywhere. They are learning about your products from display ads, researching your brand on social media, and signing up for your email campaigns to get the latest product updates. That’s why it’s important to map out how your business engages with customers across several channels. Cross-channel engagement …

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How to Ask Questions to Bolster Conversion Research

Surveys are becoming increasingly powerful tools in the hands of professional digital and content marketers. Utilizing the power of surveys, you can collect crucial data to research your targeted audience, identify usability issues and much more. Among other things, you can use survey data to research and boost conversions. And …

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