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5 Hints on How to Leverage Social Media Customer Reviews

The marketplace’s a tough experience, not just for the big brands but also for the average. Whether you own a huge business, a small local store, or an internet platform, your chances of climbing the niche ladder are slim unless you take good care of your customers. When you are preoccupied with your prospects’ and customers’ happiness, they’ll quickly answer back. They’ll offer you great benefits which are mostly comprised of trust, customer reviews, and eventually sales. In today’s post, I’m sharing 5 hints on how to leverage social media customer reviews to improve the

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A/B Testing, Analytics & Testing, Content Marketing, Demand Generation, , , Instagram Marketing, LinkedIn Marketing, Marketing Automation, Marketing Infographics, Publishing, , ,

What is Direct Response Copywriting? How to Write Copy that Converts

The average article simply isn’t going to perform. I continue to be surprised as I check out topics of interest via search and social but when I begin to read the article, it’s just boring and uninformative. If you build out two landing pages with the same exact offer, I guarantee that one written by a talented copywriter will garner far more attention. On a side note, I still aspire to be a great writer. I’ve been writing for 10 years and continue to learn. Koeppel Direct’s recent infographic, Direct Response Copywriting: Crafting Copy that Converts,

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How to Calculate the Return on Your Social Media Marketing Investment

As marketers and social media platforms mature, we’re discoving a lot more about the upside and downside of investing in social media. You’ll see that I’m often critical of the expectations set by social media consultants – but that doesn’t mean I’m critical of social media. I save tons of time and effort sharing wisdom with peers and conversing with brands online. I have no doubt that my time spent on social media has been an incredible investment for my company, my publication, and my career. The issue is a matter of both expectations and

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Content Marketing, , Instagram Marketing, Marketing Tools, Podcasting, , Video Marketing

Headliner: Create Audiograms to Share Audio and Podcast Promotions

One of the more frustrating things for podcasters is that they don’t have the ability to easily share their audio recordings on media sites and in social media. Strangely enough, they all support video but don’t have a simple audio player. With skyrocketing popularity, you’d think that Facebook and Twitter would have native tools for either publishing your Podcast Feed or dropping in individual MP3 files. To date, that’s not happened so some great third-party tools have hit the market. One of these tools is Headliner, previously Sparemin, a tool that allows the user to

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The Top 5 Reasons Brands Struggle to Quantify Social ROI

We shared an incredible infographic that details how a business can measure their social media return on investment. Measuring ROI on social media isn’t without its challenges, though. In fact, the lack of the ability to measure the impact of social media has – unfortunately – led to many companies abandoning social media altogether. Is Your Social Media Marketing Effective? Measuring the return on investment (ROI) for social media efforts has been a contentious topic with marketers. More businesses than ever are devoting an increasing number of resources to social media marketing, yet many still

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