2017, September 11th
by Sami Brenner
WARNING: This blog post contains references to big numbers. Like––really big percent increases that totally won’t seem real. And it’s all completely achievable for your marketing team.
How’s that for a blog post introduction?
At a certain point––I just start to ignore percentages. “Iowa Woman Increases Organic Blog Post Traffic 1,033%” just sounds ridiculous, right!? But it’s not.
by Tony Restell
Let me share with you two of the most important things you need to know about social media marketing. Together they explain why so many small businesses fail to get good results – essentially because a focus on getting results as quickly as possible simply kills what they’re trying to achieve.
by Andrew Wise
Even the best products and services require some effort to attract their respective target customers. While current content marketing methods and SEO strategies are absolutely crucial for promoting a business, maintaining a blog for your company is still an effective way to cultivate your audience and establish your brand.
But how do you bring more people to your company’s blog? Good old email marketing.
In this guest blog post, Andrew Wise from the Wise Startup Blog outlines seven of the top lead magnets that some of the best marketers use to promote their brands, using a variety of innovative email marketing strategies.
by Anna Lundberg
If you’re UNHAPPY AT WORK , join the club. Many studies over the past few years continue to show the majority of Americans don’t like their jobs. You might not get along with your boss. Maybe the work is unfulfilling, or you don’t feel valued. Whatever the reason, you may wish you could just break away, start your own business, and “stick it to the man!”
by Michael Simmons
Our society is collectively obsessed with morning routines.
What is just as important, but often neglected, is how we manage what happens in the middle of the day.
When we wake up, our minds are clear, our bodies are rested. High willpower gives us the energy to take on the day.
The problem is that no matter how much energy we start with, it can only sustain us for so long. Without good midday habits, we fall prey to distraction (hello Facebook!), impulsivity, irritability, and fatigue. Or even worse, we crash and make bad decisions we regret. According to renowned willpower researcher Roy Baumeister, “Most things go bad in the evening. Diets are broken at the evening snack, not at breakfast… Impulsive crimes are mostly committed after midnight.”