How to Develop a Winning Digital Marketing Strategy in 4 Easy Steps

{ object.primary_image.title }}

According to Smart Insights , 45 percent of companies don’t have a clearly defined digital marketing strategy; 17 percent of companies have a digital marketing strategy in place, but it’s separate from their marketing plan. This means 62 percent of companies are unprepared. They don’t have the strategy, tactics, or tools they need to market their business well. The bad news is that marketers waste 37 to 95 percent of their marketing budget. This is really common, but it doesn’t have to be; if you have the right digital marketing strategy in place, growing your business is easier. If you’re feeling unprepared, don’t worry. Today we’re going to cover the important ins and outs of creating a winning digital marketing strategy. Why You Need a Digital Marketing Strategy Your digital marketing strategy gives your company direction. With a plan in place, you’ll have the details you need to help your …

More

10 Tips For Writing a Winning LinkedIn Headline

{ object.primary_image.title }}

LinkedIn’s 690 million members include 180 million senior-level influencers, 63 million decision-makers and 10 million C-level executives. Hence, there are a lot of influential people on LinkedIn that have hiring power and purchase power. Whatever you hope to achieve from using the network, you’ll want to make a good impression. Your headline is the first thing that people see aside from your profile picture. It’s how decision-makers will find you. It’s how you get people to notice you and what will make them want to visit your profile to learn more. Thus, it’s safe to say your headline is pretty important. So, I thought I’d share my top tips for creating an effective headline with you. But, first, let’s look at the basics: What is Your LinkedIn Headline? Your headline is the tagline that appears under your name on LinkedIn and at the top of your profile page. The headline …

More

The Key Differences Between Customer Support and Customer Success

{ object.primary_image.title }}

Customer support and customer success can be confusing for both beginners and experts alike. Both customer support and customer success teams are important for your brand’s ongoing growth and success, and the roles share similar skill sets. Yet, they are two very different things. It’s time to clear up the confusion around customer support and customer success for good. In this article, we’ll cover: What customer success is and why it’s important. What customer support is and why it’s important. The key differences between the two terms. What Is Customer Support? Customer support is when you help a customer overcome a specific problem. Customer support teams have one-on-one conversations with customers and work closely with product design and engineering teams to fix issues. For example, customers might reach out through phone, chat , or email to get help with an issue. Customer support is reactive in that sense. You only …

More

How to Build a Sales Forecast Model

{ object.primary_image.title }}

In an ideal world, sales teams and business leaders would have crystal balls to help them predict accurate sales forecasts . With these predictions, it would be easier to create budgets, set goals, know when you’ll need to hire more people, and so much more. Unfortunately, crystal balls belong in the movies, and predicting anything in business, especially revenue , can be challenging. Then what’s the best way to go about creating sales forecasts for your business? Firstly, you need to understand what forecasting is. In a nutshell, a sales forecast is your predictions of what you will sell weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annually. An important element for forecasting is to be more realistic than hopeful. Too often, sales teams will be overly optimistic when setting goals. This, unfortunately, leads to disappointment when you’re halfway through the year and your team starts realizing that you’re still far from reaching your …

More

PPC Consulting

{ object.primary_image.title }}

You have developed a killer website and drafted an effective marketing strategy to generate leads and drive sales. So what next? Considering paid advertising offers a 200% ROI , it’s a no-brainer that your marketing strategy should incorporate the same . “But I have no idea where to start with Google ads – in fact, I don’t know where to begin at all!” Well, even if that’s the case, you still have nothing to worry about. You can hire a PPC consultant who can enhance your paid advertising campaigns by offering a unique set of skills coupled with experience and expertise. Choosing the right consultant, however, can be challenging if you don’t know what to look for in a PPC expert, which is where we come in. Our team at Neil Patel Digital has created this handy guide to help you find the best PPC consultant for your business – …

More

20 Questions for Faster and Better Lead Qualification

{ object.primary_image.title }}

You can attribute a lot of great relationships to perfect timing. This is especially true for sales. That’s why you need a clearly defined process for generating more leads, of higher quality, that feed into a lead qualification system you’ve designed. By taking these steps, you can reach your leads at just the right time in their purchase journey, increasing your chances of closing deals. Generate More Leads Most companies have a set of best practices for generating more leads , and don’t change their process for years at a time. Shaking things up a little can help you may help you find more success with lead qualification. Asking yourself a few questions may help you step up your game. 1. Where Are Your Leads Coming From? Sales leads should be coming to you from a variety of places. In fact, buyers typically consult almost five different information sources when …

More

Email Marketing Consulting

{ object.primary_image.title }}

A question: Do you know anyone who doesn’t have an email? Highly unlikely, right? After all, it’s mandatory to get an email address for all kinds of things – from opening a bank account to signing up for social media platforms to booking flights online. And that’s not it! Nearly 3.93 billion users have email addresses, out of which the clients you’re trying to target or retain already have active email addresses. What makes it even better is that most people don’t mind signing up for a product/service demo or a lead magnet in exchange for their email addresses. In short, you get a direct connection to your lead, where you can leverage your offerings and boost your chances of landing a sale. Let’s take a look at some email stats while we’re at it: Nearly 99% of consumers check their emails daily. 73% of millennials prefer receiving business communication …

More

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join our newsletter and never miss out trending marketing news.

HitcountVariables(pk=18216, ajax_url='/api/hit/ajax/', hits='4')