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Our New CMO Shares His Why

I set out to write about how excited I am to join SharpSpring as their CMO. I am! Also, I intended to discuss how their incredibly powerful marketing automation platform is ideal for agencies and small businesses that need to manage leads and drive growth. I will get to that in just a bit. First, I need to acknowledge what…
Landing Page Conversions for Marketing

Why Your Landing Page Didn’t Convert

Tips for Better Landing Page Conversion Guest Blog from SharpSpring Partner Jacob Baadsgaard of Disruptive Advertising Landing pages are great. They’re the ideal way to deliver focused, relevant content. I’ve been using them since before “landing page” became an official marketing term and I’m a big believer in the power of a good landing page. But what do you do…
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Top Email Marketing Trends for 2020

Despite what you may have heard, email isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, the use of email messaging is on the rise and shows no sign of slowing down. As of 2020, there are more than 3.7 billion email users around the world, and that number is expected to grow to 4.4 billion by 2023. With statistics like that,…
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Is Your Marketing Social-Ready?

Are you looking to boost your brand awareness, gain a larger online following and grow your sales revenue? If so, it’s a good idea to step back and ask yourself whether your company’s marketing is social-ready. If it’s not, don’t worry! There’s no time like the present to learn more about the importance of social media marketing. In today’s world,…
Mobile Marketing Tactics for Business

5 Key Mobile Marketing Tactics for Business

People in the U.S. spend an average of 5 hours per day on mobile devices. Here are five of the leading mobile marketing tactics for business in 2020 to help you drive awareness, conversions and revenue. Mobile is dominating the internet economy. With people now seemingly tethered to their compact devices, time spent on mobile now outpaces time spent on…
Consistent Brand Voice is Vital to Marketing Strategy

Understanding Brand Voice: How to Differentiate and Amplify Your Messaging

You don’t need to be told how vital it is to put out a steady stream of content in order to support your inbound marketing strategy and attract prospective customers into your pipeline. You know the importance of content, but so do your competitors. With so much noise online, how do you make sure that your content sounds different from…
The importance and purpose of brand guidelines for your business

Understanding the Purpose of Brand Guidelines

You work hard on your marketing. You try to keep everything consistent across your website, your digital marketing, your print collateral and even the signage in your office. However, it can be difficult to keep all the various details of your brand straight, especially if you don’t currently have set brand guidelines in place. This can become even more of…
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2020 Tips: The Importance of Intent-Based Marketing

Is Intent the New Experience? Intent-based marketing is a digital approach focused on meeting specific needs based on particular questions being asked online. When thinking about ways to reach your audience and meet their needs, you’ve likely considered your overall customer experience, the buyer’s journey for your products and what content might be useful to each prospect as they work…
How to create a mutually beneficial marketing Internship

Marketing Interns: How to Create a Mutually Beneficial Internship

Whether you’re a small business just starting to get your feet wet in marketing or you have a full-fledged marketing and creative department, you can benefit from adding a motivated marketing intern to your team. Marketing interns can help your team tackle a wide range of entry-level tasks that might otherwise bog down more experienced team members. At the same…