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You Just Got Funded! What to Do First with Your Marketing

by Taline Badrikian posted in Marketing Fundamentals, Tools, Tips, and Resources

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First, congratulations on getting funding!

You’ve done a lot of hard work to get this far, but now you may be wondering, what’s next?

One of the first things you should consider is how you plan to market your product or service offering for long-term business growth. Here are some steps to get started with your marketing after you just got funded.

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Solopreneur Savvy: Marketing A Business As An Independent Professional

by Taline Badrikian posted in Marketing Fundamentals, Tools, Tips, and Resources

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Marketing a business is never simple, but it's particularly daunting if you are that business’s sole staff member. Unless you specialize in marketing, you may worry that you lack the skills necessary to raise publicity. In fact, you have enormous potential to attract a strong supply of customers and build the foundation for enduring success. You can do this by:

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Online Reviews: Lead Generation Tips That Leverage Your Reputation

by Taline Badrikian posted in Tools, Tips, and Resources, Lead Generation

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Modern businesses live and die by online reviews, yet many companies continue to underestimate the sheer scope of influence that those reviews have. While most marketers understand that a poor review can drive potential customers away, and so theytry avoid those types of reviews, they fail to realize that reviews can also be an active good for their business.

By building up the number of positive reviews you receive, you can boost lead generation, increasing the odds and decreasing the cost of attracting new customers.

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The Easiest Content Management Systems to Build Your Website

by Taline Badrikian posted in Tools, Tips, and Resources, Digital Marketing

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In today’s digital marketplace, it's vital that your business not only has a website, but one that's attractive, informative, and easy to navigate.

For many startup companies, a professional web designer is just not in the marketing budget. If this is the case for your business, there are a number of easy-to-use content management systems to build and maintain your website over time.

Here are the easiest content management systems that you can use to build your website without help:

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Drip Campaign Do's and Don'ts

by Taline Badrikian posted in Digital Marketing, Lead Generation

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The main goal of any small business marketing team is to deliver qualified leads to sales. The only way to develop qualified leads is to build trusting relationships with prospective customers. This takes time and resources, two things that many small business owners are short on.

Drip campaigns are one of the most effective and efficient ways to nurture these customer relationships and deliver more qualified leads to the sales team.

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How to Go Viral Without Trying

by Taline Badrikian posted in Digital Marketing

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"Going viral" is a buzz phrase in the marketing world. It seems like every brand out there is looking for a way to create content that people go crazy over.

The problem is that many of the companies that set out to create viral content end up going about it all wrong. They focus too much on trying to create shocking material instead of creating content that showcases the essence of their brand or adds real value for their customers.

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Five Tips for a Website Tune Up

by Taline Badrikian

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If your website isn't generating the sales or leads you'd like it to, chances are you aren't getting enough -- or the right type of -- traffic. There are lots of reasons that this might be the case, but one of the most common reasons is that the website simply needs to be "tuned up". Much like a car, a website is made up of a lot of different parts which all must work in unison to be successful. A Website tune up is a great way to periodically audit the health of your website, while making simple and straightforward changes that can improve the amount and quality of web traffic coming to the site.

Here are five tips for a successful website tune up:

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6 Local SEO Tips to Get You Ranked

by Taline Badrikian

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For small and brand-new businesses, local SEO is one of the best effective inbound marketing strategies you can employ. You won’t be able to compete with larger established companies just yet for general search terms, but you do have the ability to dominate local ranks. Most importantly, most of your customers will be local to start, so it makes sense to target them anyway.

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Small Business Marketing Challenges: Digital Marketing

by Taline Badrikian posted in Digital Marketing

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Does digital marketing work? Small business executives and entrepreneurs who are making decisions about marketing certainly think so because they’re spending more and more money on digital marketing and less money on other ways to increase their number of customers, revenues, and profits.
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3 Simple Tips To Optimizing A Sales Funnel For Any Small Business

by Taline Badrikian posted in Lead Generation, Strategy and Planning

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The path customers take towards making a purchase is called the sales funnel. While these are often unique for every business, having a smooth ride through any sales funnel increases the number of leads becoming staying customers.

 

To create and maintain a fluid and effortless path to purchase you must continually assess each stage of your sales funnel – reviewing key metrics at every stage.

 

Whoa. Now that ^ sounds like A LOT of work for a small business. But it doesn’t have to be.

 

Here are 3 simple tips to make your small business sales funnel operate “optimally”!

 

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