What to Measure for Inbound Marketing Success

In today’s data-driven world, there is a wealth of data available to you. Knowing which metrics matter, and which you can safely ignore, isn’t always easy. What figures paint an accurate picture of the buying process? Which numbers have a direct impact on the success of your inbound marketing strategy? Knowing what to measure for […]

What is Agile Marketing and How to Use it to Improve Your Marketing Performance

It’s hard to sift through all the buzzwords and jargon floating around the marketing industry. What should you listen to? What will have an impact on your business? What’s worth ignoring? It’s not easy to know what trends and terminology are worthy of your attention. But if you had to listen to just one, agile […]

5 Books to Read Now to Help You Grow Your Business in 2015

In today’s fast-paced world of reports, blog posts, and social updates, it’s easy to forget the importance of digging into a subject with a book. Reading a book opens up new ideas. It gives you fresh insight and alternate viewpoints. After finishing a well-written, well-thought out book, you’re left feeling empowered. Taking action after you’ve […]

3 Marketing Automation Strategies That Will Make You Look Smarter and Save You Time

It’s the buzzword heard around the industry: “Marketing Automation.” But what does it really mean for your business? Marketing automation employs software to complete necessary marketing tasks. With the amount of technology available today more marketers are harnessing this convenience to automate marketing strategies – and they’re looking better in the process. Here are three […]

How to Growth Hack Your Software Company

As a software developer you are an expert in creating powerful systems and processes for your customers, but what about for your business? Introducing Growth Hacking Growth hacking is a concept coined by Sean Ellis, a one-man self-proclaimed growth hacker, who helped software companies expand their user base. Often times these strategies are unconventional – […]

5 Tips to Take Your CRM Beyond the Basics

You hired a team of professionals but no matter how skilled these people are, without the proper tools, their jobs become exponentially more difficult. The Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool you use in your business sets the tone in your company. It shows how your team will work with customers, and it shows customers what […]

Free Trial vs. Freemium: Which Works in SaaS?

For years it was standard practice: handing out free trials like they were candy and it was Halloween. Now, more SaaS producers are shifting gears and taking a step back from the Free Trial and Freemium models. Are they really working? The Problem With Free Trials Free trials are so common these days that consumers […]

8 Ways B2B Companies Can Reach Customers Through Social Media

You post regularly but you haven’t quite managed to reach new customers using social media. No one’s clicking, no one’s commenting, and you’re watching your engagement numbers dwindle. It’s a frustrating time for B2B companies. With a few tweaks you can turn that frustration around. Here are eight ways to improve your social media marketing, reach […]

Social Media Strategy for Technology Companies

Social media strategy differs for every type of business. Technology companies require a different approach from, say, your typical shoe store. Here are some recommendations for social media strategy for technology companies to help you optimize your social media strategy for best results. First, Why You Need a Strategy Strategy, you say, why bother with […]

5 Marketing Tasks Your Sales Team Needs to Know How to Do

Sales and marketing teams are notorious for working independently toward a common goal. To align your sales team with your marketing strategies, here are five tasks they need to know. Market Research. A little bit of market research goes a long way in the sales world. Your top salesman will have a significantly harder time […]