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How Adding Instagram Photos Boosted Checkouts by 24% [Case Study]

How Adding Instagram Photos Boosted Checkouts by 24% [Case Study] Avatar Posted by erikemanuelli under Global
From 4 days ago
Made Hot by: erenmckay on August 19, 2016 5:51 pm
In this case study, Vanity Planet A/B tested the results of adding Instagram photos to its most popular product pages to see how it would affect conversion rate.
Vanity Planet is an online marketplace that sells beauty, grooming and health products for mindful & savvy shoppers.

In August 2016, Read More
As a blogger, you know there are plenty of good reasons to self-publish a book that go beyond earning royalties. You also know all the benefits of self-publishing vs. traditional publishing.

Think you’re ready to write, upload, and start selling?

Hold on just a minute! It pays to plan these t Read More

Community Building Hacks For SMEs

Community Building Hacks For SMEs Avatar Posted by erikemanuelli under Global
From 12 days ago
Made Hot by: bloggerpalooza on August 14, 2016 2:21 pm
If you want to get more from your audience, it’s time to start treating them like they are special.

Community building can be a great way to do this, by making people feel more involved and part of something.

We’re going to take a look at a few things you need to start doing to build a comm Read More
Let’s start with what might sound like an obvious fact: the more engaged your audience, the more likely they are to eventually give you money.

Engagement is, of course, a fluid concept that..

"The one word to remember – when it comes to engagement and attention – is easy. This means your con Read More
Until very recently, you had one choice if you want to get your book in the hands of readers: traditional publishing.

But today, traditional publishers are no longer the sole gatekeepers. You have a lot of options when it comes to publishing your book.

Wondering whether it’s worth it to pursu Read More

2016 Marketing Trends You Need To Get On Board With

2016 Marketing Trends You Need To Get On Board With Avatar Posted by erikemanuelli under Global
From 19 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on August 9, 2016 11:22 am
Running a business, be it a home company or major corporation is about knowing how to present yourself on the market. You need to understand the benefits of a successful marketing campaign. Otherwise, you will not be able to earn the support of clients and customers.

The marketing industry is c Read More
One of the scariest things for new bloggers to do is ask for pay for their work.

While sponsorships can be a vital source of income for a successful blogger, too many of us are terrified to ask for enough payment for what we are actually worth.

Here are 4 steps to pitching a brand or client Read More
For publishers, keeping users happy with relatable advertisements is no easy task. Think of all the ways in which ads consume user screens from across desktop computer and mobile phones - this triggers an often frustrating digital experience.

This constant challenge is further exacerbated by th Read More
Building trust with your readers can be difficult. In most cases, you are marketing to people who don’t really know you and have no reason to trust you.

It’s important to gain the trust of your readers if you want them to believe what you have to say. It is a vital part of succeeding as a blogge Read More

Awesome Tips For Making Your Website Accessible

Awesome Tips For Making Your Website Accessible Avatar Posted by erikemanuelli under Global
From 21 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on August 5, 2016 12:06 am
Ever heard of a website which isn’t accessible that has made it big in the industry? Nope. It’s unheard of.

You cannot be reaching people from all walks of life if your site isn’t one that can benefit everyone, especially those who are disabled.

The thing is, the majority of people who sit Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …

Ian Smith @IanDSmith Builds a Remarkable Business

Ian Smith likes to say that your business is either remarkable or invisible, and that which one it is depends on … More
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