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SEO and Social Media Marketing: A Winning Combo for SMBs?

SEO and Social Media Marketing: A Winning Combo for SMBs?
From a logical standpoint, it’s difficult to see SEO and social media marketing in the same boat. Search marketing is more inclined towards keywords and algorithm, while social is, well, social. But apparently, these two can be integrated to make the most out of content creation, distribution and discovery, particularly for small to midsized businesses (SMBs) that aspire to increase their online presence. According to an Ascend2 report: The most effective SEO tactics for top performers are creating original content (55% vs. 33%), updating website content (43% vs. 42%) and keyword management (42% vs. 29%).The most difficult SEO tactics for those with inferior strategies are external link building (40%), creating original content (40%), keyword management (35%) and social media integration (34%).The most useful metrics for tracking and analyzing SEO performance, across the board, are conversion rate, website visitor traffic and trends, engagement, and search rankings by keyword.

Email Marketing ServicesB2B Appointment Setting So maybe we can get a bit carried away with our passion for email marketing, but believe us, it’s justified. There are a few good reasons why you should not dismiss the idea of making email marketing a part of your overall strategy. The numbers don’t lie. There are 3 times as many email accounts as there are Facebook and Twitter accounts combined. As of this writing, that’s close to 3 billion. And we’re just getting started. We’d be glad to show why we’re such fans of email marketing for business lead generation. Increase your Google Search Rankings: 5 Expert SEO Tips | Online visibility is a powerful asset that a business could possess. It opens up endless possibilities for prospects to stumble upon a company that could solve their problems and provide their needs. Unfortunately, Google exists to make sure that every business would have a fair share of searchability and advertising reach. Lead generation through search engine optimization may sound like a techie’s dream job, but even small businesses with just enough resources can tap this channel to increase their sales opportunities. All they need to do is to listen to experts. On that note, featured below is an excerpt from an article by Brandon Gaille, CEO of the internet marketing company ByReputation.com, which specializes in SEO, social media, reputation management, video production, and web design. From BrandonGaille.com: 5 SEO Tips 1. 2. 3. It is also good if SEO will always use keyword variations, but be careful, overused keywords are not attractive to use in a website. 4. 5.

B2B Lead Generation: Deliver to Delight vs. Dispense | What’s the difference between a good business and a great business? Well, a good business is one that makes a profit and is likely to endure the challenges of time and competition. Meanwhile, a great business goes beyond selling – it also aspires to be of service to its clients not only on a transactional level, but on an emotional level as well. People who support your business want your products or services, but they also want your concern. In exchange for their loyalty, they want to feel that their happiness is always your priority rather than just making money. Delivering to dispense: Doing business without a heart Of course, nothing is wrong with generating profit. Sadly, there are businesses that do just that. Why? For a business that lasts, deliver to delight What is it that you want people to think of when they hear your business brand or see it online? Focus your lead generation efforts based on making sure that customers get what they want.

Data Cleansing and Verification Services - CallboxB2B Lead Generation Company in Malaysia By logic, if you’ve been using same database in the last 2 years, it is likely that about two thirds of your marketing communications could be going to waste. With a campaign as off-targeted as that, you get a snowball’s chance in Houston of getting a sale. Now more than ever, you need to put more emphasis on data quality. Data Cleansing / Data ScrubbingVerification of DataDeduplicationDatabase Management If data cleaning is not your favorite job, we’re here to do it for you. Dial 03.2772.7370 to speak with a Callbox representative or fill out that form on the left.

Extending the Life Span of Generated Leads in B2B Outbound Telemarketing | Lead Generation, as a process, is as basic as it gets: A prospect is engaged in a conversation, then asked for vital information, then ultimately qualified as a sales lead. But in Business-to-Business (B2B) Outbound Telemarketing, the responsibilities are not limited to “searching” for leads. Considering that the prospective clients are also businesses, the dynamics of the demand for business partnerships may rapidly change before anyone’s eyes. Hence, leads must also be followed-up until the very closure of the transaction. This is also to say, to “extend” the life of a sales lead. The rationale behind this need lies on every Telemarketing company’s desire to generate quality leads as opposed to quantity. Another reason is, again, business operations and needs rapidly change. Most of the time in B2B, the process of “extending” the life of sales leads goes even further – especially when the prospect manifests a “soft NO”.

The Basic Telemarketing Equation: Qualified Calling List = Qualified Prospects | The ‘profiting’ part of the lead generation and appointment setting scenario only starts when you and a prospect close the deal. But until that point, these ‘prospects’ are mere targets. You basically don’t know 100% what the outcome will be. In essence, that’s what you call a leap of faith. You start with the calling list. The list is the raw ingredient. The point is, plenty of time and effort could be saved if a list is already optimized to include only those which are relevant and qualified. How do you optimize a calling list? It would certainly involve an elaborate and time-consuming process to sanitize a list, especially if it’s a huge one involving several industries. The functionality to categorize prospect information based on history and relevance is very important in any pipeline infrastructure. Compared with Business-to-Consumer (B2C) lists, Business-to-Business (B2B) lists need to be more encompassing and specific.

How to Rule the World of Online Marketing – Beyoncé Style When Beyoncé decided to surprise everyone by an abrupt album release on iTunes last December, she circumvented around standard methods for the music industry. As a result, it became the fastest-selling production in the history of the download site. It’s a classic illustration of creative marketing, in which she managed to keep the production process (which took almost a year and a half) a secret and then eventually catch the music world off guard with a surprise launch. According to LA Times, the move “is stunning, and virtually unheard of, especially considering how the hype machine — singles, performances, interviews etc. — that propels pop music up the charts is often treated as equally, if not more important, than the work itself.” Jennifer Beever of NewIncite.com teaches us how to work our online marketing magic just like Beyoncé: 1. First, you need to connect with the right people and understand your audience. 2. 3. 4.

4 Key Points in Increasing B2B Sales Conversions | Sometimes marketers would get to thinking that a prospect’s decision to perform an action – say, make a purchase or subscribe to a newsletter – solely depends on that person. The notion is that marketers could only go as far as presenting options and information to prospects, and the rest is up to them. On the contrary, there are things B2B marketers could do to help increase their chances in converting ordinary prospects into sales leads. The very core of lead generation is in the ability to persuade people to commit to something, and this mission entails deep understanding and methodical approaches. Vann Morris, Director of Buying Behavior Studies with MLT Creative, shares a post at mltcreative.com on what 4 controlled steps marketers need to take in order to boost B2B sales conversions. Step 1: B2B Buyer Persona Sure we all want a free iPad, but that may not be the thing that will persuade your prospects to convert to a lead on your website. Step 2: Use That Info Immediately

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