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Teaching our customers is a cornerstone of Challenger, Insight Selling, and just plain good sales practice. We want to help our customers learn. It’s actually not that new a concept–we’ve always taught our customers something. It used to be about our products, or our solutions, or our companies. Read More
The MH17 airline tragedy highlighted a major problem with many content marketing programs, one I see every time a catastrophe unfolds. As Twitter inches closer to a mainstream news outlet, and brand journalism becomes more commonplace, it’s essential for content marketers to understand how to react Read More
Being local doesn't mean you can't use online marketing to drive traffic to your location. These tips will help you boost your local online presence. Read More

How to Build an Active Blog Community

How to Build an Active Blog Community Avatar Posted by Carol_Amato under Online Marketing
From http://www.carolamato.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on August 1, 2014 11:02 am
Ever pulled your hair out trying to get traffic to your blog?

You’re in for a treat today – I’m kicking off my guest writing series and have invited Adrienne to share her vast knowledge with us.

If you haven’t yet met her, tune in as she’s about to give us some valuable insight… Read More

The Secret Sauce of Lead Conversion: Online Fuels Offline

The Secret Sauce of Lead Conversion: Online Fuels Offline Avatar Posted by mmangen under Marketing
From https://www.linkedin.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on August 1, 2014 10:57 am
Have you ever considered that there might just be a formula for maximizing your business’s lead generation? Read More

Search Engines: There’s LOTS more than only Google!

Search Engines: There’s LOTS more than only Google! Avatar Posted by JVRudnick under Online Marketing
From http://www.canuckseo.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on August 1, 2014 10:49 am
I found this link earlier in the week….and thought I’d share it with our readers…and for me having been on the web since the days of Lynx and text-only based communication….it’s surely a look back to the past!

Search engines…there’ve been a few…and here’s the link to same - http://www.thesearch Read More

Social Selling Today: Striking a Balance of Insights and Instincts

Social Selling Today: Striking a Balance of Insights and Instincts Avatar Posted by Jed under Marketing
From http://smallbiztrends.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on August 1, 2014 10:29 am
Integrating social signals and finding insights from them will be increasingly important in forging relationships with modern consumers. Jon Ferrara, Founder of relationship intelligence application Nimble, shares his take on what it takes for traditional sales professionals to build successful rel Read More
How to be a great guest blogger, starting social media marketing, Facebook tracking pixels, LinkedIn buys Newsle, overused buzzwords, SEO in 2014, distinctive writing and lots more in this latest #TYBCommunity round up. Read More
Got your CAPSLOCK key on? Is that shouting? Then SHOUT IT: in business process and pretty much everywhere else, context is everything. Even SPAM has context. Read More
Mobile marketing keeps getting more important, but what if you don't have a mobile site or an app, can you still take advantage? The answer is yes. Read More

Free, Fast & Easy: A new way to communicate benefits to employees

  We know that as a small business owner, you have your hands full. Aflac has made it easier for you to communicate …
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Matthew Needham @bigredtomato Has Business in His Blood

You could say that Matthew Needham grew up in business. His first experience in the business world came at age 6 when … More
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