If You Build It, They Will Come.

If You Build It, They Will Come.

If you can guess where content development ranks as a focus area among marketing strategists, you can probably guess why it means a lot more than simply communicating with your audience. Words mean more these days, and there’s a very simple but powerful reason why.

Raise Your Response Rate – And Your Reputation.

Raise Your Response Rate – And Your Reputation.

For Your Reputation And Your Response Rate, Organically Built Lists Are A Win-Win. Most marketers accept the fact that purchasing lists or using “public” lists are bad ideas. In addition to possible violations of CAN-SPAM, there is the risk of negatively...
How Automatic is Your Marketing?

How Automatic is Your Marketing?

Far too often I see clients with a marketing automation platform that is dramatically underutilized – many being used as a glorified email-sending platform. But marketing automation should be so much more than that – it should AUTOMATE your MARKETING. It should make...
Hit More Targets with Titling.

Hit More Targets with Titling.

You’ve sent the most compelling e-mail offer ever, with a can’t-miss subject line that’s sure to make the open rate soar, and your client wanting more. And yet, it missed. Why didn’t your target audience care about it? Three words: functional title data.

What’s That Buzzing Sound?

What’s That Buzzing Sound?

Could it be prospects making a beeline to your ads? The noise those ads are making? Or the sound of more MQLs ringing in your ears? To increase all of these sounds, snag better prospects, and get more of them, you need to clear a path from click to conversion. There’s a simple way to do it.

No Marketing Automation Strategy?

No Marketing Automation Strategy?

Even though you know that marketing automation is the cornerstone of today’s marketing success, it’s still difficult to get your world-conquering marketing automation initiative off the ground. But why? One reason stands out, and knowing how to conquer it can turn the...
The How, and Why, of Staying on Top of Who’s on Top.

The How, and Why, of Staying on Top of Who’s on Top.

Remember that CEO who loved your marketing ideas so much that your agency felt like part of his company? Well, he’s gone, but you’re still sending him—and a whole bunch of other phantom CEOs—lots of stuff, every year. You’re wasting countless opportunities, but you can do something about it.