While those tactics may have differentiated your campaigns in the past, they no longer do (or won’t soon). One way to stand out is to go beyond keyword targeting and create PPC campaigns for specific targets—an account-based marketing (ABM) strategy.
A new product launch is never easy, even if you’re a well-known marketer or entrepreneur. Product Hunt, if used properly, can be an effective way to launch a new product in a crowded market.
On YouTube, a keyword-targeted pre-roll ad might show the same video to a CEO and an intern.
On Facebook, an ideal customer may log on to see photos of a new nephew, not to check out a 30-second demo of your SaaS product.
LinkedIn has the potential to resolve both shortcomings:
Cold emails are unsolicited emails sent to previously uncontacted recipients.
The term has a bad reputation. To many, cold emails are synonymous with spam and a nuisance—one reason why U.S. workers spend 3.2 hours checking their work email each day.
Why would anyone want to use cold email? Because, when done well, it can work. Cold email is not a replacement for inbound methods but a supplement—a way to drive near-term growth while inbound campaigns gain traction.Keep reading »
Plenty of us have witnessed a marketing campaign gone wrong. Remember that recent Pepsi commercial featuring Kendall Jenner trying to settle a Black Lives Matter protest with a can of Pepsi? I just remember thinking (as I gagged), “How did that actually make it to market?!”
Yet despite some major fails, marketing continues to be the differentiator that sets a brand apart within a crowded market. Keep reading »
The “classic” idea of content marketing—cranking out SEO-focused articles, ranking for hundreds of keywords, generating visitors, leads, and paying customers—doesn’t work in all industries. Keep reading »
Freemium and free-trial signups have one thing in common: Neither generates revenue.
You may agonize over the decision to choose one path over the other, but you can save that strategic energy for figuring out how to transition more free users into paying customers with user onboarding. Keep reading »
Earlier this year, at CXL Live, you asked us about voice search (a lot). More specifically, you asked the hard questions, like:
- How can ecommerce companies compete with Alexa?
- How will voice search work given the human urge to shop around?
- Are there use cases for voice search in B2B?
This post has answers. Keep reading »