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New vs. Old: Traditional Marketing for the Modern Buyer

By Allison Gibbs | 05.16.2017

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If you're a marketer in the B2B sphere, like we are, you may hear a nagging voice in your head that goes something like this:

"It's all about DISRUPTING now, so we have to do that! Why aren't we disrupting? Everyone's saying multi-channel distribution channels, are we distributing on all the multi-channels? Oh my god, everyone's on SnapChat and WhatsApp and WeChat. Gotta do that, too. OK gang, time to disrupt the multi-channel distribution channels ASAP on SnapChat and WhatsApp and also Slack is the new email. It's all happening now!" Then your head explodes.

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Review: Google Analytics Mobile App

By Allison Gibbs | 01.10.2017

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If you're like me, you may be discovering the joys of upgrading from a dusty iPhone 5 to a deluxe iPhone 7 Plus with 128G of space. I ran the bare minimum of apps on my old crusty phone, and now I'm installing all the apps I've ever wanted. #blessed

Including Google Analytics— yes, you heard me—website analytics on my phone.

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How to Identify and Optimize High-Impact Website Pages

By Allison Gibbs | 01.03.2017

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Think quick—without looking it up, can you tell me the top 10 performing pages on your website?

You may have thousands of pages on your website, but only a small fraction of those pages get the most traffic or make the biggest impact for your business. So, how are you using those pages to your advantage?

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Is Your Definition of a Lead Outdated?

By Allison Gibbs | 12.20.2016

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Lead generation starts with a good definition. Sales and marketing have to work together to agree on an important question: what is a lead? 

But what if one or both parties are working from an outdated definition of a lead? That could spell trouble and missed opportunities.

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Longer Term Engagement vs. Website Project

By Allison Gibbs | 12.02.2016

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If you feel a sense of dread at the thought of redesigning your website, we get it. The prospect of making huge changes is overwhelming at best, no matter how prepared you think you might be. Let's look at the latest trend in website development—hopefully we can show you that it doesn't have to be terrifying to make (possibly long-overdue) changes to your organization's website. 

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4 Steps to Incorporate New Marketing Tactics Into Current Strategy

By Allison Gibbs | 11.29.2016

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As the year comes to a close, many marketers find themselves reassessing their strategies. What worked? What didn't? And what can I add to the mix to improve things in the coming year? 

While we're big fans of innovation, you don't need to completely scrap everything you're doing to make space for the new. By following these steps, you can add new and innovative tactics to your current winning strategy, without sacrificing what is working.

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What You Need Before Starting a Website Redesign

By Allison Gibbs | 11.01.2016

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Yes, a redesigned website is a beautiful thing—you'll get no argument from us. (You've seen our completely redesigned site, right?) However, have you looked past the shiny new web pages dancing in your head and seriously considered all the things you need prior to beginning your big website overhaul? You need more than a vision and a laptop, and we're here to remind you of all the different components you should consider before redesigning your website. 

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What To Do When Sales Doesn’t Follow Up with Leads

By Allison Gibbs | 10.25.2016

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You're hitting all of your marketing goals, creating killer content that is generating leads that you pass along to your sales team for a follow-up call. Converting these leads should be cake, right? You should be swimming in customers, right?

Wrong. 

What happens when  the sales team isn't following up on the leads you've so generously provided?

How can you get everyone on the same page, so that you're confident that the leads you're giving your sales team are being processed in a timely and appropriate manner? Let's do some troubleshooting so you can figure out what's going on, and how you can fix it. 

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Facebook Page Best Practices for Image Size, Dimension, and Format

By Allison Gibbs | 10.20.2016

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Have you ever thought about how your images, videos, or ads will appear when you share them on Facebook? You would be surprised how easy it is to get it wrong.

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Dark Social: Why It Should Affect Your Social Media SEO Strategy

By Allison Gibbs | 10.11.2016

DARK SOCIAL. It sounds kind of menacing, or even downright dangerous, but if you dig a little deeper you'll see that it can actually be a marketer's best friend.  

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