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Growth Hacking : 9 Strategies and 100,000 Subscribers in just 3 months!

Growing an email list can be a challenging and sometimes, a pretty daunting task. While we try to churn out the best of content pieces regularly to appeal to our audience, they are somehow never willing to share their contact details before leaving.

With a chance of being spammed by the various businesses that are online, we kind of understand the reader’s emotions. But we understand your goals too!

So here are a few strategies that will growth hack your email list in just 3 months, before you even know it – trust us.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments March 28, 2017 Email Marketing Exit Intent Growth Hacking

5 Ways To Jumpstart Your Email Marketing Results For 2017

As email marketing carries on into this year as a must-have business growth strategy, here’s taking a look into a few ways to jumpstart your results. While some businesses think an initial lull period causes no harm, it is important to understand that getting a little ahead of your competitors right from the start, will only give you a competitive edge.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments February 7, 2017 Email Marketing Marketing

8 Reasons People Are Abandoning Your Products And How To Save Those Sales

You have the best of products from the industry, a competitive deal on offer and plenty of ongoing sales that your target market could benefit from. But somehow, no matter how appealing your marketing campaigns look, your products get abandoned!

In this post, we’re going to discuss a few reasons why B2B and B2C businesses often face this challenge and how to overcome it to improve conversions.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 1 Comment January 19, 2017 Commerce Conversion Rate Optimization Ecommerce Marketing

Why Visual Content Marketing Is Your Knight In Shining Armour This Year

Content marketing has become an industry must-have. Whether it is brand awareness you’re aiming at, acquiring customers or simply starting to rank on search engines for the products and services you offer, there is no way to avoid this inbound marketing tactic.

But as businesses across different industries catch up with this marketing trend, marketers are struggling to get their content pieces noticed. As a matter of fact, some of the best and most informative pieces in 2016 have gone ignored or did not reach as big an audience as they should have!

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 1 Comment January 17, 2017 Content Marketing Marketing

Infographic: The Portrait Of A Mobile Consumer

With technology advancing continuously, it’s perhaps little surprise the mobile consumer market is growing and evolving at a mind-boggling rate. It’s estimated there’s going to be a staggering 8.2 billion handheld mobile devices in circulation by 2018 – which stands as a testament to the insane reliance we have on technological devices in the modern era.

As the mobile world changes, so too does the way in which it’s targeted towards consumers. Let’s take a more detailed look at how different aspects of the mobile world are changing.

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Today's Expert 0 Comments January 5, 2017 Conversion Rate Optimization Ecommerce

3 Tips For The Perfect Hero Shot That Converts More For Your Landing Page

What’s the first thing that gets noticed on a landing page, often defining whether the visitor would like to engage with the business or not?

While some might say it is the hero title – which is absolutely true, we think the creative used with it matters just as much – i.e. the hero shot. It is the one thing that is ‘guaranteed’ to instantly draw the visitor’s attention to the hero title.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments December 19, 2016 Conversion Rate Optimization Landing Page Optimisation

10 Ways To Make Your Lead Generation Website Convert On The First Visit

Companies with lead generation websites need to pay a lot more attention to CRO, because complacency is a killer. This is not just an opinion; it’s backed up by a mountain of data.

Straight North, an SEO firm headquartered in Chicago, uncovered a surprising insight on user behavior in the course of validating more than 300,000 online sales leads generated from its agency and client websites. A whopping 84 percent of conversions came from first-time visitors.

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Today's Expert 0 Comments December 6, 2016 Conversion Rate Optimization Landing Page Optimisation Marketing

5 Silly Landing Page Mistakes Killing Your Conversions

You probably already know that getting visitors to your landing page via digital campaigns is just a small step towards your business goal. Converting on the other hand, is a different ball game altogether.

While most of us like to think that our products and services are so exceptional that the target audience will convert in seconds after viewing it, sadly this is not true. Here are 5 landing page mistakes that most marketers make and lose conversions.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments November 29, 2016 Conversion Rate Optimization Landing Page Optimisation Uncategorized

The 4 Types Of Content Your Business Needs To Get More Customers

Content marketing has been riding the high waves throughout this year and from where we see it, it is going to continue to do so the next year as well. In fact, it is going to become the only way that businesses can convert their target audience into customers – yes, the more value you add to your target market, the greater are the number of customers you would get.

With the new year right around the corner, here’s taking a look at how you can use content to get more customers.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments November 10, 2016 Content Marketing Marketing

Why The Net Promoter Score Is Everything Your Business Needs To Care About

The one and only thing that can make a business grow sustainably in a competitive market, is its customers – loyal customers. If you build a product and offer an experience that people love, they won’t just remain loyal to your brand, but also recommend it to their friends and family.

So here’s how you can use the net promoter score to boost your customer lifetime value.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments November 9, 2016 Content Marketing Conversion Rate Optimization Marketing

5 Simple Ways To Boost Your ‘Coming Soon’ Landing Page Conversions

In a digital landscape that is fast evolving, it is becoming a must for businesses who are launching new products or services in their target market, to create a build up around them. The reason being, people need to look forward to the value proposition that the new range is going to offer.

But with so many business competing for the attention of a similar target market, how do you make sure your coming soon landing page actually gets you quality leads and customers?

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Pavlos Linos 0 Comments October 28, 2016 Conversion Rate Optimization Landing Page Optimisation

Creating A Business Value Proposition That’s Absolutely Irresistible

What makes a website visitor turn into your customer? A value proposition where he sees himself benefitting in one way or the other with what the business has to offer.

Many studies suggest that most businesses don’t succeed because they have a weak value proposition compared to their competitor. Or they aren’t able to show what value the visitor can get at the right time – once the visitor’s attention is lost, your customer is as good as gone.

So here’s taking a look at a few value propositions that are so irresistible that no visitor can say no.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 1 Comment October 27, 2016 Marketing

How To Get More Email Subscribers With On-Site Retargeting

42% of businesses name email as the most effective lead generation marketing tactic, making it the top source for lead nurturing and management. But to be able to make your email marketing campaign successful, you need people who subscribe to them willingly. And the fear of being spammed, makes it hard to get people to subscribe even to the most useful newsletters!

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments October 26, 2016 Email Marketing Marketing

Are Your Cold Emails Killing Your Business? (And The Fix To It!)

Cold emails are a necessary evil that most B2B marketers resort to for promoting their business products and services. It is quite literally the foot in the door approach, where you pretty much shamelessly, approach a prospect with what you offer and what he is likely to gain out of it.

But the only sad thing is that most of these cold emails don’t really work. They are like trying to hit the target with one little arrow in complete dark! And missing the target is only landing you into a darker spot.

In this case, the spam folder.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 1 Comment October 24, 2016 Email Marketing Marketing

How To Create A Customer Centric Landing Page In 6 Steps

Identifying and understanding your target audience is a must if you want to create offers that resonate with them. And the same holds true when designing a landing page.

Every element on a landing page ‘must’ be meant for your target customers – from the landing page copy to the call-to-actions, it needs to be about them if you want conversions.

So how do you put together a customer centric landing page?

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 1 Comment October 20, 2016 Conversion Rate Optimization Landing Page Optimisation

Which is the best colour for a converting landing page? We found out!

When you’re running a paid campaign to promote your brand, a product or a service, you want to ensure that every aspect of it adds value to the customer and nudges him towards the point of conversion.

And when you’re making the efforts to optimize your copy as well as design to suit the target customer’s needs, why not take into consideration the color scheme as well? After all, it does fall under the aesthetics of your web page.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments October 18, 2016 Conversion Rate Optimization Landing Page Optimisation Marketing

Changing with the times: The future of personalization (2017)

Personalization has been the high point of marketing this year. Every marketer, across different industries has been trying to leverage content marketing based on what their target market really wants. But the sad truth is, despite the amount of data available across the digital platforms, marketers aren’t able to personalize their customer experience effectively.

Here’s taking a deeper look into what personalization is, its importance and how you can get ready to leverage its power in 2017.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 4 Comments October 13, 2016 Content Marketing Email Marketing Marketing Social Media Marketing

Why Businesses Should Use Word-Of-Mouth Marketing For Growth

As a digital marketer, I know exactly how it feels trying to keep up with the changing trends and the conversations happening around a brand. But the one thing that I have realised over the years is the fact that what people are saying about you is extremely important.

Here’s taking a look at why businesses should leverage the power of word-of-mouth and how they can do so effectively.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 1 Comment October 5, 2016 Content Marketing Email Marketing Marketing

The secret to Content Virality – revealed!

We have all witnessed how certain videos and images go totally viral in just a few days of them being published on digital platforms. From the videos of pandas playing on slides published by renowned zoos to brands sharing their takes on sensitive issues, content today has the ability to become viral – when done right. Let’s tell you what they did right!

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 2 Comments October 3, 2016 Content Marketing Marketing Social Media Marketing

7 Instagram Marketing Tips To Boost Your Online Store Sales

Instagram users are increasing by the day and with features likes stories coming in, we see the number only rising for a considerable amount of time.

The platform that is predominantly all about visuals, has become the greatest opportunity for eCommerce businesses to market their products – even amidst the competition they face from eCommerce giants like Amazon on search engines. So here are a few Instagram marketing tips you need to consider using.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 2 Comments September 30, 2016 Social Media Marketing

Why Your Business Needs To Host A Webinar Next Week

Irrespective of the industry your business is in today, it is important that you are able to satisfy the need to learn that most of your target audience has. The hyper informed informed generation today is all about wanting to know everything about a business before engaging with them.

So why not give them the information first hand? Here’s why your business should consider hosting a webinar next week and how you can do so effectively.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments September 23, 2016 Content Marketing Email Marketing Marketing

Why And How Businesses Can Grow With User Generated Content

User generated content (UGC) is emerging as the new must-have of marketing campaigns. It is that one tactic that has proven to deliver high converting results as compared to any other. Marketers from both B2B and B2C industries are embracing UGC and those who are not, are missing out on a big opportunity to hit the market.

Here’s taking a look at why and how you can use user generated content to grow your business.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 6 Comments September 22, 2016 Growth Hacking Marketing

Are you too spammy? Finding the ideal email frequency for your business

As a marketer we’re frequently pondering on two major things – how to generate leads and then, how to keep them engaged effectively.

Since email makes for a majority strategy for the latter, we often battling over the question of just how many times should one touch base with the leads. Once a week, twice a month or maybe more?

Here’s how to find the ideal email frequency for your business.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 3 Comments September 21, 2016 Email Marketing Marketing

Is Influencer Marketing the Future of Marketing?

There’s a lot of talk going on about how influencer marketing is changing the marketing landscape. As someone with critical-thinking capability, you might be quite skeptical about this claim. But the truth is that there’s a good reason for all the hype about influencer marketing. Several studies have proven that this marketing channel can boost various aspects of your performance – from brand awareness and lead generation to conversions and brand loyalty.

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Today's Expert 3 Comments September 20, 2016 Email Marketing Growth Hacking Marketing Social Media Marketing

5 Secret Hacks That The Most Successful Email Marketing Campaigns Use

While some businesses are practically email marketing rockstars, there are others who are still struggling to find that one strategy that would work for them. With no hard and fast rules or guidelines to state it all, marketers need to experiment with different techniques when setting up campaigns.

In case you too were wondering what is it that successful businesses do to get brilliant results from their email marketing campaigns, let us break it down for you.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 4 Comments September 19, 2016 Email Marketing Marketing

Why Customer Engagement Should Be The Measure Of Digital Success And How To Do It

Measuring campaign metrics is an important aspect of digital marketing. It lets you know which of your campaigns are performing the best when it comes to acquiring new customers, which digital channels are the most active, how you can optimize the campaigns further and what are the available market opportunities that you can tap into.

Here’s taking a look at why customer engagement should become the measure of digital success and how you can measure it.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 1 Comment September 7, 2016 Marketing Social Media Marketing

How To Boost Email Marketing Results In 10 Simple Steps

Apart from being the most economic and cost effective, a study by Custora found that the customer acquisition via email marketing has quadrupled in the 4 years preceding 2013. This accounts for nearly 7% of all the customer acquisition that has occurred online.

Clearly, email marketing is the most direct, effective and personal way of reaching out to your target audience. But still, this means of marketing doesn’t work for everyone – simply because their campaign is not strong enough or they don’t know how to make the most out of the channel.

Here’s how you can boost email marketing results in just 10 simple steps.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 3 Comments September 5, 2016 Email Marketing Growth Hacking Marketing

Why Your Content Marketing Strategy Is Just Not Successful (5 Lessons Learnt Over 8 years)

If your efforts in content marketing are providing you less and less results (lower visits, leads, sales, etc.), I guarantee that you aren’t the only one and now is the right time to make a change in your strategy. Because if you don’t adapt, your competition will and that will put you at an even greater disadvantage.

Content Marketing tactics that worked perfectly 12 to 24 months are no longer designed to give your results or a good return on investment today. Let’s just say, what’s gone is gone and shouldn’t be brought back.

Based on our experience with trying and testing different content marketing approaches since 2008 (more specifically thanks to our own errors), here are the 5 errors that result in you losing your customers.

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Today's Expert 1 Comment August 30, 2016 Content Marketing

6 eCommerce Marketing Hacks To Boost Your Sales

With the world going digital, there are a number of eCommerce businesses coming up today. It is becoming increasingly difficult to drive in more traffic and sales to online stores.

Even though most marketers test out different campaigns for to promote their business, the efforts are never enough. There is always someone out there in the market who is willing to invest more budgets into promoting his products.

So how do you ensure your sales don’t dip irrespective of how many stores and how different concepts enter the market to address the same audience as you?

Here are 6 eCommerce marketing hacks that will bring in more traffic to your website and increase your online store sales as well.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments July 14, 2016 Commerce Ecommerce Marketing

Chatbots Are The Future Of Marketing – Are You Ready For Them?

The need for digital marketing is rising by the day. And with the number of platforms that are getting added to the list, we think this marketing tactic is here to stay. So do the marketers need an assistant? Someone who could cover up for them to offer a seamless experience to the customers?

Here’s taking a look at how chatbots could be the future of digital marketing.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments July 9, 2016 Marketing

Why It Is Important To Collect Data For Lead Generation (And How)

Marketing is all about being able to bring in conversions and leads.

And that’s exactly the reason why most marketers lose out on their prospects. Focusing too much on scoring a lead often results in ignoring the efforts that need to be made for establishing long term relationships with customers. That is exactly why data is important!

Here’s looking into why data is important for each of your lead generation campaigns and how you can collect it from your target market.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 1 Comment June 30, 2016 Email Marketing Marketing Social Media Marketing

6 Digital And Content Marketing Predictions For 2016 Coming True

As content marketing continues to reign this year, it is important for businesses and marketers to understand how it has evolved, what has changed and what they need to do to to keep their results consistent or make them better.

Here’s taking a look at the digital and content marketing predictions (and formulae) made by experts for 2016.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 1 Comment May 3, 2016 Content Marketing Email Marketing Marketing Social Media Marketing

4 Things Most Digital Marketers Miss Out On

Today the importance of online marketing is bigger than ever – be it via social media or digital advertising, there is absolutely no way businesses can circumvent it. But with so many digital channels and marketing possibilities coming up, it is important to understand the relationship between each of them and how they can work together in a complementary manner.

While marketers do a lot of research before creating their campaigns, there are 4 things that most of them often miss – and that causes their marketing efforts to not reap the desired results. Here’s taking a look at them.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments April 19, 2016 Content Marketing Email Marketing Marketing Social Media Marketing

Marketing Goodreads: 10 Must-Read Social Media Marketing Books

Social media and content marketing are ever changing trends and there is no way a marketer can ignore them. In order to be successful on social, a business needs to be flexible and sometimes that requires experimenting with new tactics and technology. And the best way to learn them is through the experiences of other marketers.

So here are 10 such books that every marketer needs to read to improve his social and content strategies.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 2 Comments March 31, 2016 Social Media Marketing

Growth Hacking Tools For StartUp Marketers (Part 2)

In a previous post, we decided to list down growth hacking tools for marketers like me who couldn’t code to even save their own life. Yes, there are tools that are smart enough to do the job for you. All you need to do is rack your brains to find the one that suits your needs and your business the best.

So here are a few growth hacking tools we tried and tested last week, and suggest you either bookmark this list for later or add them to your marketing and growth hacking toolkit right away.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 8 Comments March 22, 2016 Content Marketing Growth Hacking Marketing

45 Ways To Use Social Media For Lead Generation

If generating leads in the end goal of your marketing strategy, then it should involve social media. Social media is that one platform where you can address thousands with just one campaign to drive traffic to your website. They could be people who are actively looking for more information on you or are those interested in making a purchase. So here are 45 ways to make the most from it.

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Vanhishikha Bhargava 0 Comments November 5, 2015 Marketing Social Media Marketing