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Top 10 Best and Worst Email Marketing Strategies… and Why You Should Care!

Regardless of what you may hear, email marketing is still a very effective technique for most businesses. In fact, it’s probably among the most effective tools in your marketing … [Read More]

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How To Create A Content Marketing Plan That Quadruples Your Leads

There’s no denying the content marketing plan that quadruples leads is rare. Why? It’s an ambitious goal. And ambitious goals are usually not achieved without a plan.  Most companies … [Read More]

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What Are The Differences Between Evil And Effective Pop-ups?

If you were from another planet and were reading some random posts on what people liked and disliked about the Internet, you might assume that pop-up advertisements were the scourge of … [Read More]

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4 New Social Media Ads You Should Try In 2015

According to ZenithOptimedia, the Internet is the fastest growing medium in advertising with 16.9% growth in 2014 and a forecast of 15% growth for the next two years. Ten years ago, … [Read More]

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How To Share Your Content The Right Way

Sharing content is an art, whoever says that all you have to do is write, post and press share is far from being close to mastering the art of content sharing. To be honest I didn’t … [Read More]

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Boost Your Marketing in 2015 With Hootsuite

Thinking of boosting your 2015 social media marketing with Hootsuite? This is the perfect time of year to go from a free user to a Pro Account, and ramp up your brand on social media. … [Read More]

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Will Big Data Resolve Questions of Measurement in Social Research?

The big five personality traits are some of the most well researched concepts in the field of psychology. It is a framework used to understand human personality along five factors; … [Read More]

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Your SEO Insider: How Google Works [Infographic], the Art of Keyword Selection, SEO in 2015

Welcome back SteamFeeders! Yet another week of great information from the world of Search Engines and SEO - already sorted, sifted and delivered straight to your display screen for your … [Read More]

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How To Improve Customer Experience For Your Business

Last year I wrote about one of Australia's best new brands and how customer experience extends far beyond customer service. Although Customer service is of paramount importance, it is … [Read More]

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How To Use Wunderlist To Boost Your Business Blogging

There is a productivity principle that what gets scheduled gets done. This concept has definitely been central in my both my personal and work life, and is even more important when the … [Read More]

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Making The Most Of 2014 On Your Blog

In this article we'll look at what you can blog about in the last 2 weeks of 2014. What types of post earn revenue Why easy to consume posts are important How content curation … [Read More]

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The Success of Your Business Lies In Twitter Cards

Last week, Twitter’s stock soared 7.5% after they held their first ever Twitter Analyst Day, on November 12, 2014. The 140 character social network rolled out a mega 7-hour … [Read More]

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How Developed is Your Customer-Centric Strategy for 2015?

It's that time of year when we look ahead, make enormous plans and discuss new strategies for the coming year. As more leaders discuss becoming a customer-centric company, I wonder if … [Read More]

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How To Make Coupon Sites Work For Your Brand

Trying to navigate the world of coupon sites can be challenging as retailers seek to gain exposure and traffic without sacrificing margin or compromising the brand. While much of the … [Read More]

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29 Musts You Need To Do Before Launching Your Blog

Your blog is most likely going to fail. Want to know why most people fail when it comes to building a successful blog? It's actually quite simple. For whatever reason (time, … [Read More]

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How To Create a Successful Social Media Giving Campaign for December

Would Your Charity Like To Receive More Monetary Donations? As I put my thoughts down on paper today, it is #GivingTuesday. It’s the day after Cyber Monday and falls in right behind … [Read More]

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How To Finance Your Startup If You Have Bad Credit

Most of us have read about entrepreneurs who launch startups using venture capital or angel funding. They get all the press, but they are in the minority. In reality, most businesses … [Read More]

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Powerful Insights For Developing Your Personal Brand (Part 1)

I gather you’re interested in personal branding. I see several posts on the topic here on SteamFeed have been popular favorites. I’m with you. In fact, earlier this year, my friend and … [Read More]

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Your SEO Insider: Google My Business, Identifying Panda & Penguin, and Bing SEO

Happy holidays SteamFeeders! In case you've found yourself too busy with the holidays to keep up on all of the important happenings in the search world, I've complied the most important … [Read More]

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Five Branding Tips Thanks to Reality TV

Previously here on SteamFeed, I presented five branding secrets every business can apply from a popular segment of the American leisure and entertainment industry, theme parks. After … [Read More]

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What Is Your Social Media Value Proposition?

When it comes to your social media value proposition: What job does it help customers complete? What gain does it provide for customers? What customer pain does it … [Read More]

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How To Spot A Good Series Idea For Your Blog

A blog post series is an editorial calendar’s best friend. From one topic idea, you can produce multiple posts that keep your blog fresh for weeks or even months. But how do you know … [Read More]

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Why Your Business Needs a Budget

In business, you have to spend money to make money. But you should also learn to make a budget and stick to it, especially if you’re just starting out. Here’s why: If you don’t have … [Read More]

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How To Implement An Integrated Marketing Communications Plan As A “Non-Marketer”

Marketing can be a daunting task, especially if marketing falls within your “other duties as assigned” and isn’t your main career focus. I believe that every company, no matter the … [Read More]

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Top 6 Content Marketing Mistakes You Should Avoid In 2015

Marketing is an integral part of any business that wants to perform well in this competitive market. So, to take your business to the next level, the first thing you need to do is: plan … [Read More]

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18 Tools That Help Your Business Navigate The Modern Online Space

It's kind of funny that when I was back at the University studying computer science, me and my friends couldn't find an effective way to collaborate on assignments and projects. If … [Read More]

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10 Bestest Tools To Run A Successful Startup

If you just started a business, you should be aware of the advantages of the Digital Age. There are limitless opportunities, tools, apps and services that you can use to make … [Read More]

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Your SEO Insider: “Mobile Friendly” Ranking Factors & Testing Tool, Advanced SEO Tips, Apple Maps

Howdy SteamFeeders! Welcome back to another adventurous week in Search! Don't miss: Google labels "mobile friendly" websites does your website pass Google's "mobile friendly" … [Read More]

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2 Things You Must Obsess Over To Be A Great Growth Hacker

Growth hackers are unique from other marketers for many reasons; their focus on lean marketing tactics, their love for - and understanding of - the role technology plays in modern … [Read More]

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The #FutureOfBusiness: Employees Will Rule

This is the final in a series about the #FutureOfBusiness that highlights the impending shift in organizational change. In my first post, Will The #FutureOfBusiness Radically Change … [Read More]

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More Than A Buzzword: Why Personal Branding Is So Important

Not too long ago, your professional reputation was created and maintained by two things: word of mouth and a single piece of paper, your resume. Applying for jobs was as simple as … [Read More]

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How to Choose Your Social Media Marketing Platform: HootSuite, Buffer or Oktopost?

Social media is all about relationships and engagement, and the best way to engage with people on social networks is by directly being active on those networks. However, managing … [Read More]

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Mapping Quality Content to Different Audiences in Your Funnel

In order to be an effective marketer in lead nurturing, you must know how to educate and inform your prospects through the buying cycle. 79% of marketing leads never convert into sales … [Read More]

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7 Content Writing Skills from a Creative Writer’s Perspective

Truth be told, I kind of fell into content writing. After being crazy about literature my whole life I went to university to … [Read More...]

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6 Tips For Finding Prospects Through Online Media

How do you know if the prospects your company is desperately seeking are actively using social media platforms? Isn't this … [Read More...]

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A More Creative Approach to Holiday Marketing Strategy

For many people, the holidays conjure up images of snow-frosted windowpanes and a laughing family crowded around a table … [Read More...]

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