The Best Content Marketing Tools To Grow Your Business (New Ebook)

Choosing the right marketing tools for your business isn’t an easy task. Comparing features, testing software out, teaching your team, trying to decide between what you really need and what’s just nice to have… It can be a lot like buying a car (without the annoying salesman.) That’s why we put together a list of content marketing tools we have… Read More

How to Create a Blog Content Calendar [FREE TEMPLATE]

Your content calendar is the brains of your content marketing strategy. Done right, it can lead you to where you want to go and help you stay focused along the way. But if you don’t do it at all, it’ll cause endless headaches and take twice the time for half the result. What would you… Read More

7 New B2B Content Marketing Stats You Need To Know

The Content Marketing Institute just published their always insightful yearly B2B content marketing research and the new findings are encouraging! Below, I’ve included seven of the most interesting and relevant insights for B2B companies that are using or considering content marketing. Let’s dig in! Content Marketing Is No Longer Optional 89% of B2B marketers will use… Read More

7 Free Content Marketing Analytics Dashboards You Can Download

Ever find yourself at a loss for what to search for when looking through your content marketing analytics? If so, I have the perfect solution (7 actually!)! Lucky for us, Google is here to help. Most people don’t realize it but they have an entire FREE dashboard marketplace, you can download and import almost any type of… Read More

The Rise of the Influencer Economy with Ryan Williams

There’s no such thing as a boring conversation with Ryan Williams. Ryan is a former standup comedian, founding member of a social media marketing startup that got acquired by Disney,  marketer at Machinima.com and too many other things to list. On top of that, he’s interviewed over 100 elite influencers from Youtube stars with millions of followers, venture… Read More

How to Hire a Blogger That Gets Results: The Definitive Guide

How do you hire a blogger that understands difference between effective content marketing and ineffective content marketing? Take a look at the chart below from CMI.   Turns out effective companies know what content marketing success looks like. The cornerstone of a good content marketing strategy is your blogger. So if you don’t know how to… Read More

The Top 3 Free WordPress Plugins For Building Your Email List

Digging through dozens of WordPress plugins to find the best ones is never a “quick task”. Add high quality and free the requirements and you’ve just spent half your day researching, downloading and testing dozens of plugins that claim to be the best. But email marketing is essential. Email marketing yields an average 4,300% return on investment for businesses… Read More

Here’s Why It Pays To Get Your Sales Team More Involved In Content Marketing

Your customers, on average, look at nearly a dozen pieces of content before finalizing a purchase. They would rather check out content than look at ads when learning about a company and its offerings. This demand keeps marketers busy—88% of B2B companies are turning to content marketing to supplement their sales efforts. Marketers know the… Read More

Content Upgrades: The Single Best Strategy To Grow Your Email List

Think about this question for a second: Why does your website exist? If you said to generate leads, make more sales, or build an audience and authority in your industry, you’re in the right place. Each of those answers are a goal for a successful website, and meeting those goals starts with one thing: collecting names and emails…. Read More

Advanced LinkedIn Search Tips to Find Your Prospects Faster

A recent survey has shed more light on the habits of top salespeople on LinkedIn. The survey studied how they use LinkedIn compared to everyone else. The LinkedIn search feature turned out to be the main reason top sellers use LinkedIn. The results showed 76% of the top sellers use LinkedIn to identify potential contacts,… Read More