MailChimp and Constant Contact are two of the most popular email marketing service providers out there. It can be difficult to decide which one to choose if you’re not familiar with them. That’s why we are comparing both tools in this post and explaining in full detail what they have to offer. Features and functionality Both MailChimp and Constant Contact are rich in features and functionality that can help you become an expert at email…

If you have just launched a website for your business, you need to slow down on how much you can achieve with your sales and revenue. The truth is, sales will not increase overnight. Though you may drive healthy traffic to your website, the conversion is not guaranteed. It takes time to convert your visitors to buyers. Available statistics show that the average conversion rate of a website is 2.35%. However, top companies register up…

Decades ago, a company looking to get its message in front of prospects and customers had to utilize traditional marketing tactics. These methods proved useful at the time. Companies had the option of print advertisements, flyers, pamphlets, billboards, direct mails, TV, radio, and newspapers to choose from. Those with huge budgets promoted their brand on every traditional marketing channel they could lay their hands on. But with the advent of the internet, marketing efforts slowly…

There is a huge possibility that you’ve read a company’s ‘About us’ page before buying a product or service online. Customers tend to establish a certain level of trust with the company before purchase.  When it comes to building trust, customers tend to believe personal recommendations the most, but having the ‘About us’ page with the right information further increases trust and likelihood of conversion. After all, data show that more than half of customers…

Your email strategy is essential when looking to increase conversion rates and boost your sales. In fact, 73 percent of senior-level marketers believe email is a critical step in the customer’s journey. If you’ve already attracted subscribers to your email list, congratulations! But there’s more work to be done — to achieve maximum ROI from your list, you need to build solid relationships with your new leads. Building solid relationships starts with your Welcome email,…

Amazon Prime Day 2019 was one for the record books with $7.16 billion worth of goods and that kind of volume has a lot to teach everyone else in the sales game. This meteoric rise of 71% compared to 2018 is a bit overwhelming and it can feel hard to compete with, but the news isn’t all good for Amazon or bad for you. We took a deeper look into Prime Day stats and the…

What happens after someone subscribes to your email list? they probably land on your thank you page. Believe it or not, the thank you page is extremely important for the success of your future marketing efforts. This is the time to tell your subscriber how they can access the desired resource (ebook, whitepaper, etc.) to show them that you delivered on what you promised. With your thank you page, you can set up all future…

Everyone who has an online business needs to create a sales funnel in order to convert his website visitors into paying customers. If you fail to do that, you will hardly make any money. Your primary goal with your sales funnel is to move people from one stage to another until they are ready to purchase. In this blog post, we’ll explain how to create a sales funnel for your online business. What is a…

When most people get a text message on their phone, they look at it right away. It might be an urgent message from friends or family, an update on your favorite sports team, or some important message. In fact, SMS messages open rates are as high as 98%.  95% of SMS messages are read within 3 minutes although most are read within 5 seconds of receipt. People act on text messages as well. That’s why…

So you have a great product or service to offer. It can solve some really complex issues for people, so it should sell pretty well. The only problem is, and I’m going to be brutally honest here, that your potential customers don’t know anything about you, and most of them don’t care.  To get your message across and turn a lead into a paying customer, you need content. It’s suitable for every major marketing goal,…