OwnBackup: Disaster Recovery, Sandbox Seeding, And Data Archival for Salesforce

Years ago, I had migrated my marketing automation to a fairly well-known and widely adopted platform (not Salesforce). My team designed and developed a few nurturing campaigns and we were really starting to drive some great lead traffic… until disaster struck. The platform was doing a major upgrade and accidentally wiped out a number of customers’ data, including ours. While the company had a service level agreement (SLA) that guaranteed uptime, it had no backup

Visme: A Power Tool for Creating Awesome Visual Content

We’ve all heard that an image is worth a thousand words. This could not be truer today as we witness one of the most exciting communication revolutions of all time–one in which images continue to replace words. The average person remembers only 20% of what they read but 80% of what they see. 90% of the information transmitted to our brain is visual. That’s why visual content has become the single most important way to

UserTesting: On-Demand Human Insights to Improve the Customer Experience

Modern marketing is all about the customer. In order to succeed in a customer-centric market, companies must focus on the experience; they must empathize with and listen to customer feedback to continually improve the experiences they create and deliver. Companies that embrace human insights and get qualitative feedback from their customers (and not just survey data) are able to better relate to and connect with their buyers and customers in more meaningful ways. Collecting human

A Guide To The Types and Tools To Start Creating Online Video Courses

If you want to make an online tutorial or video course and need a handy list of all the best tools and strategies, then you will love this ultimate guide. Over the past several months, I have personally researched and tested many tools, hardware and tips to create successful tutorials and video courses to sell on the internet. And now you can filter this list to quickly find what you need most (there is something

Streak: Manage Your Sales Pipeline in Gmail With This Full-Featured CRM

Having established a great reputation and always working on my site, my speaking, my writing, my interviews, and my businesses… the number of responses and follow-ups I need to make often slips through the cracks. I have no doubt that I’ve lost great opportunities simply because I didn’t follow up with a prospect in a timely manner. At issue, though, is that the ratio of touches I need to get through to find the quality

What Are Nofollow, Dofollow, UGC, Or Sponsored Links? Why Do Backlinks Matter for Search Rankings?

Every day my inbox is inundated with spamming SEO companies who are begging to place links in my content. It’s an endless stream of requests and it really irritates me. Here’s how the email usually goes… Dear Martech Zone, I noticed that you wrote this amazing article on [keyword]. We wrote a detailed article on this as well. I think it would make a great addition to your article. Please let me know if you’re

Calculator: Predict How Your Online Reviews Will Impact Sales

This calculator provides a predicted increase or decrease in sales based on the number of positive reviews, negative reviews, and resolved reviews that your company has online. If you’re reading this via RSS or email, click through to the site to use the tool: For information on how the formula was developed, read below: Formula for Predicted Increased Sales from Online Reviews Trustpilot is a B2B online review platform for capturing and sharing public reviews