User experience can make or break your business. The checkout process is the most crucial element to consider in that regard. Even more important is the context of that experience. What’s appropriate for the desktop will not be suitable for the mobile interface. For the most part, businesses understand this. It’s why there has been […]

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Every online marketer knows that the Internet is an insanely skeptical place. It’s with good reason. Let’s be honest. Our space is littered with faux gurus and hyped up promises. You’ve seen them: “Make $500 000 with your first online course launch.” “Give me 15 minutes, and I’ll give you a profit generating machine!” Okay, […]

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It seems crazy, doesn’t it? Something as abstract as color can influence the decisions people make. I’m not just talking about everyday decisions, but those with real consequences for your business. I mean the kind that impact your bottom line. That’s not an unfounded claim. Research has shown that color accounts for 85% of an individual’s […]

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Can I go out on a limb here? I’m going to guess you’re already sold on building an email list. After all, you’ve heard the advice many times over: “Build an email list. It’s where the money is.” If you’re remotely interested in growing a business with staying power, it’s the wise thing to do. […]

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Whether you’re a brand, a webmaster or a solo blogger, it’s essential your audience takes you seriously. You need to prove you know your stuff. But in a world that’s become increasingly saturated with self-appointed “gurus,” it’s become incredibly difficult to separate yourself from the masses. That’s why authority and credibility have become the name […]

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Infographics are amazing! Besides being one of the best ways to explain a complicated topic with ease, they make information come alive. Research found, people following directions with text and illustrations do 323 percent better than people following directions without illustrations. Maybe that’s why “infographics are ‘liked’ and shared on social media 3x more than any […]

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When you hear the phrase seasonal keywords, what comes to mind? Is it Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas and general holiday-related keywords? Well, that’s definitely part of it. Of course, you’ll want to put the extra energy into optimizing your keywords for the holidays. After all, holiday retail sales during November and December brought in […]

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Facebook marketing is somewhat of a double-edged sword. On the one hand, Facebook had 1.94 billion monthly active users as of Q1 2017. That’s the most users of any social network by far. On the other hand, its organic reach is lousy. According to a study by Social@Ogilvy, Organic reach has declined to just six […]

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It used to be that PR and SEO were two very different marketing tactics with virtually zero overlap. With roots going all the way back to the founding of the colonies in the New World in the 16th century, PR is like a grizzled old vet, while SEO is more of a young whippersnapper with […]

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