ShareASale affiliate network offer multiple tools for merchants to sell products, and 1000s of products for affiliates to promote. Features: 3,000+ merchant offerings, monthly payments, stats in real-time, video tools, no exclusive contracts, widget maker, and datafeed upload.
Constance Brinkley-Badgett is a financial journalist with more than 20 years experience editing and writing for a variety of publications. She worked as a senior digital producer for CNBC, a digital producer for NBC Nightly News and her work has been featured on MSN Money, Yahoo Finance, USA Today, Market Watch and numerous other outlets.
Ads that “follow us around” from sites we’ve visited or shopped on have in popularity over the past couple of years. These are retargeting ads, and even if you haven’t heard of them by name you’ve certainly been targeted by them in the past. Retargeting is incredibly efficient for getting customers back to your site to make a purchase or become a lead when they otherwise would have been bounced traffic.
Squeeze Ninja landing page software lets you create text, graphic, and video squeeze pages with 1000s of styles and design variations. Features: point & click, create unlimited pages, autoresponder integration, build multiple lists, track conversions and stats, and automatic thank you pages.
Buzzsumo: whenever I want to write an opinion piece on a topic, I check out Buzzsumo to see what other people have written about it recently, and how many times people have shared any related articles on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+. You can also find topic influencers, run content alerts and reports (although you’ll have to pay for them). The reports are pretty interesting, as they give you the average number of shares by networks, so you can see where a topic is more popular, average shares by content type (“does this topic work better in form of an infographic, video or text post?”), content length (“how many words should an article on this specific topic have?”), and what other related topics are people more likely to share.
Vidyard is a great tool for creating and hosting awesome video content in your nurturing flows and otherwise. At HubSpot, for example, we’ve even started using Vidyard to create unique, customized nurturing videos specific to our audience and product. What makes Vidyard so great is its variety of video tools that you can use to create remarkable content.
Dynamic Signal – Lets employees receive and post company-approved content to their social networks, transforming them into experts, advocates, and contributors. By extending their social media strategies, Dynamic Signal’s clients ignite brand awareness, employee engagement and revenue.
Inbound marketing is a customer acquisition practice that is built on human-to-human relationships. HubSpot, a content marketing and automation platform, is one of the companies that is responsible for making this term popular.
Examine which pricing models are provided by the vendors in the Marketing Automation Software category to check which one fits your business needs and expenses best. Note that some software can support free or freemium accounts for you to test first.
To make your nurture campaigns successful, make sure your email designs have plenty of calls to action and links – more choice for your audience means better targeting for you. Connecting the dots between web analytics and email can also give you vital insight into user journeys which can be reflected in your campaigns.
Compete – Gain insight into the competition. Examine which websites and keywords others are using to drive traffic online, compile lists of the top websites based on a variety of metrics. Track online market share by industry.
Since winning a personalized Internet Strategy prize at the 2012 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award contest, Mike Miltimore has successfully grown the online presence of his guitar business. In this video, he offers advice on using social media, finding new ideas for content and developing an overall Internet strategy.