12 Tips for Staying Out of the Spam Folder

Email used to be the Wild West of the Internet. Email lists were rivers, just waiting to be exploited in the search for gold, and the inbox was a lawless place—a free-for-all where anything was fair game. But people didn’t like being treated that way. So now we have spam [...]

2019-07-19T19:47:04+00:00

Is Your Landing Page Confusing Your Leads?

Imagine a friend invites you over for dinner, and you’ve never been to their house before. They give you their address and tell you how to navigate their apartment complex. But when you show up at the address, there’s no apartment complex. It’s a house. Even with the address right [...]

2019-06-07T15:21:41+00:00

4 Tips for Successful Print Ads

Designing print ads can be tricky. They’re often far larger than their digital counterparts, which means you have more space to work with—but it can easily feel like too much space. There’s also more at stake: once they go live, there’s no turning back. You can’t just pull a print [...]

2019-06-07T15:16:25+00:00

8 Email Best Practices

It takes a lot of work to grow and maintain a healthy email list. It’s not just a megaphone for you to communicate with thousands of leads. It’s a community you’re responsible to nurture. And if you’re not careful, it can quickly become a ghost town, where despite all the [...]

2019-05-23T16:18:05+00:00

4 Simple Ways to Create Videos

While reading content can feel like work, watching a video is effortless. Videos help you simplify complex information by visually representing concepts and letting your audience passively absorb your message. They’re one of the best ways for brands to engage their audience in ads and social media. But for many [...]

2019-05-09T03:19:10+00:00

3 Reasons Your Lead-Gen Campaign Is Struggling

When your lead-generation campaign underperforms or doesn’t scale well, it’s easy to blame your assets. Your ad used the wrong button text or button color. Or your image should’ve had people in it (or not had people in it). Or the copy was unclear. Those could all certainly be factors. [...]

2019-05-01T14:30:08+00:00

When to Use Emojis in Your Subject Lines

Over the last few years, you’ve probably noticed an emoji or two in your inbox. Some brands use them all the time. But for most organizations, if they use emojis at all, they’re a rare treat. Still, it’s become increasingly popular to use emojis in email subject lines, and some [...]

2019-04-24T16:44:55+00:00

How to Choose the Right Button Color

For well over a decade, marketers have debated about the most effective button color. At first, the answers were wildly inconsistent. Some marketers argued that all buttons should be orange. Or that red was better than green. These conclusions were largely based on personal experience, or a single A/B test. [...]

2019-04-04T16:01:10+00:00

How to Create Emotionally Captivating Subject Lines

People generally open your email for one of two reasons: They recognize and trust you. Your subject line sounded interesting. The only way to build trust is to increase brand awareness and consistently create valuable experiences for your leads and customers. But there are lots of strategies for writing interesting [...]

2019-02-14T13:28:39+00:00

How to Design a Winning Lead Magnet

We’ve all heard “the value is in the list” and we have discussed the importance of a drip campaign, and consistent messaging. But how do you build that list? Many times building your list with a free download called a “lead magnet” or “premium” makes the most sense. But how [...]

2019-02-11T21:29:29+00:00