Are Your Emails Trying to Do Too Much?

It’s pretty common to open an email and see several calls-to-action (CTAs) with separate links taking you to separate pages. But if your emails are underperforming, it could be a sign that you are diluting your message with too many CTAs. The more CTAs you have, the more spread out [...]

2019-09-04T21:27:29+00:00

Which Is More Effective: Stories or Your Newsfeed?

It’s not just you. Facebook’s newsfeed is becoming less effective for brands. It’s getting harder to reach your audience for free. At the same time, an alternative to the newsfeed is continuing to gain traction and see engagement: stories. On Instagram and Facebook, stories are short posts that last for [...]

2019-08-29T16:41:54+00:00

4 Ways to Get to Know Your Audience

“Know your audience” is a classic adage of sales and marketing. It’s key to crafting persuasive sales pitches and relevant content. The better you understand who you’re talking to, the better you can appeal to their interests, aspirations, and struggles. But what happens if you don’t know your audience? Maybe [...]

2019-08-22T17:53:54+00:00

Why You Should Test Facebook’s Carousel Ads

Facebook’s carousel ads have been around since 2014, but many brands still aren’t familiar with them and don’t understand what makes them effective. These ads let you use multiple images and calls-to-action (CTAs) on a single ad. You can even link to multiple pages on your website. But digital advertising [...]

2019-09-12T15:48:22+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

3 Tips for Choosing the Right Hashtag

Social media offers valuable opportunities to connect with your target audience in the places they spend their time. Used well, your social media accounts give your audience the feeling that you “get” them and understand their world. They show that your brand is relevant and influential within your niche. And [...]

2019-06-06T13:56:44+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

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