The New Marketing Mandate: Revenue, Or Else

Unemployment fell to 8.4 percent in August, as America slowly recovers from the pandemic peak.  But employees, specifically sales and marketing professionals, are returning to a much different landscape. And it’s unlike anything we’ve ever seen before.  When I joined Salesforce in 2009, we were on the heels of the Great Recession. Our mentality as marketers was directly influenced by the economic belt-tightening that had just occurred across the globe.  These were lean times. But

Sharpspring: A Comprehensive and Affordable Sales and Marketing Automation Platform

SharpSpring integrates marketing automation and CRM in one end-to-end solution designed to grow your business. Their feature-rich platform has everything you need and more for inbound sales & marketing automation: behavior-based email, campaign tracking, dynamic landing pages, blog builder, social media scheduling, intelligent chatbots, CRM & sales automation, dynamic form builder, reporting and analytics, anonymous Visitor ID, and more. The platform is in use by SMBs and Enterprise companies, but SharpSpring’s prime customers are digital

Facebook’s Latest Features Help SMBs Survive COVID-19

Small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face unprecedented challenges, with 43% of businesses having temporarily closed due to COVID-19. In light of ongoing disruption, tightening budgets, and cautious reopening, companies that serve the SMB community are stepping up to offer support.  Facebook Provides Critical Resources For Small Businesses During The Pandemic Facebook recently launched a new free paid online events product for SMBs on its platform – the latest initiative from the company, helping businesses with limited budgets maximize their marketing efforts

10 Steps to Managing Crisis Communications

Have you ever had to deal with a crisis relating to your company? Well, you’re not alone. Crisis communications can be overwhelming — from the delayed response as to what you’re supposed to say to all of the social mentions coming in to determining whether or not it is a real crisis. But in the midst of the chaos, it is always important to have a plan. We worked with our social monitoring platform sponsors

How To Create Stunning Visuals For Instagram Stories

Instagram has more than 500 million active users every single day, which means at least half of the overall user base of Instagram view or creates stories every day. Instagram Stories is among the best ways you can use to connect with your target audience due to its incredible features that are ever-changing. According to statistics, 68 percent of millennials say that they watch Instagram Stories. With the high number of users following friends, celebrities,

GoSite: An All-In-One Platform for Small Businesses To Go Digital

Integrations aren’t particularly easy between the services your small businesses need and the platforms that are available. For internal automation and seamless customer experience to work well can be out of budget for most small businesses. Small businesses need functionality that spans most platforms: Website – a clean website that’s optimized for local search. Messenger – the ability to effectively and easily communicate in real-time with prospects. Booking – self-service scheduling with cancelation, reminders, and