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SaaS Growth Through Good Old-Fashioned Outreach with Bernard Huang of Clearscope
Bernard Huang shares how he grew his SEO SaaS company Clearscope through cold outreach and something he calls "professional relationship management."
5 Steps Amanda Natividad Took to 60x Her Audience in a Year (and Keep Growing It)
We asked Amanda Natividad how she built an audience of 100k+ followers on Twitter alone. Here are five takeaways.
The Complete Glossary of Marketing Terms
A glossary with 120 marketing terms. Use it as a reference source whenever you’re not sure what something means.
What Is Brand Marketing? & How to Build Your Brand Identity in 5 Steps
Brand marketing is a way of setting your product apart by shaping perceptions of your company’s brand. We explain how to do that through four important brand elements.
What Is Growth Hacking? A Framework for Growth
"Growth hacking" is one of the most misunderstood terms in marketing. In this post, we bust some myths about it—and provide a better way to approach growth.
Facebook Ads Targeting Options: All the Ways to Reach Your Ideal Customer
Use Facebook Ads targeting to reach the people most likely to buy from you. In this post, we'll explore what the best targeting options are and how to use them effectively.
Google Display Ads: The Expert Guide for Increasing Your Reach
Done well, display ads can help boost your other growth channels. In this post, we explain all things display advertising—from targeting options to how to create more appealing ads.
The Complete Guide to Organic Viral Marketing
Although you can’t hack virality, you actually have more control than you think. If you use these tactics, you’ll increase your odds of going viral.
What is the Ideal Instagram Video Length? (5 Formats Compared)
Doing well with IG video content isn't about how long or short your video is. It's about whether you understand the nuances of each format and work within their constraints to make videos people actually want to watch. Here's how to do it.
Cold Outreach 101: How to Send Better Cold Emails
When it’s done right, cold emailing is one of the highest ROI activities for growing your business. Here's how to create a stronger cold email campaign.
Instagram Story Video Length: How Long Your Videos Should Be
Instagram Stories can be up to 15 seconds long. Learn how to use Instagram Stories effectively for your business.
How to Find Emails from LinkedIn
This is how you get an email address from a LinkedIn profile.
Types of Google Ads: Ad Formats, Campaign Types & Best Practices for 2022
In this post, we'll help you figure out exactly what type of Google ads are right for your business.
Cold Email Subject Line Do's and Don'ts (Plus, 36 Examples)
Cold email subject lines can make or break your outreach campaigns. Find out the do’s and don’ts of writing better subject lines to improve your campaign results.
12 Cold Email Templates and Examples to Inspire Your Outreach
Use these cold email templates and examples to craft high-converting email outreach. They cover everything from booking a sales call to landing a partnership.
How to Write a Cold Email: A 9-Step Guide
Follow these steps to write cold emails that get responses—and conversions.
Email marketing best practices and tips for 2022
Most of the legacy advice you’ll find on the internet is outdated or misleading. This blog post breaks down a list of 10 email marketing best practices and tips that have been rigorously tested this year.
How to Write a Marketing Email: 17 Steps to More Conversions
Follow these steps to write great marketing emails—the kind that connects with subscribers and drives conversions.
Email Segmentation: How to Personalize Your Campaigns for More Conversions
Most companies—from small businesses to venture-backed startups—simply get segmentation wrong. In this post, we'll simplify email segmentation so you know which strategies actually matter.
The 9 Most Important Email Marketing KPIs
Digital marketing trends change fast, but one thing has been incredibly consistent for years: the effectiveness of email marketing. In this post, we focus on the KPIs that practicing marketers at top companies are using to build their email marketing engines.
Email List Growth: 19 Tactics to Help Grow Your Email List in 2022
Email marketing has one of the highest ROI's around, with an average of $36 made for every $1 spent. In this post, we cut through the noise with a proven 3-step process to start growing your email list the right way, right now.
Email Deliverability Essentials: How to Get More Emails into Your Recipients’ Inboxes
Email deliverability is the percentage of emails that make it to subscribers’ inboxes. Find out how email deliverability works, why it matters, and how to improve it.
How to Micro-target Facebook Audiences Using Segment Personas
Facebook and Instagram ad costs are rising rapidly. There’s a trick to fight against this: micro-targeted audiences. This is something you can do within minutes using Segment. That’s what this post walks you through.
LinkedIn Influencers: Who They Are and How to Become One
Becoming a LinkedIn influencer is often a better investment than an influencer on any other social media platform. In this post, we'll explore why it's better and how you can become one.
Hire Marketers: How to Find and Hire the Good Ones
How do you find the right marketer for your company? Use this post to understand what kind of marketer you need and how to hire them.
Hiring Marketers: The 5 Highest-quality Sites
Finding good marketers is hard. These 5 sites make it easier.
What is Influencer Marketing?
Influencer marketing is a type of marketing where brands partner with relevant, influential content creators to promote their products. Learn how to run influencer marketing campaigns effectively.
Micro-influencers: Who They Are and How to Find Them
Micro-influencers help you reach engaged and targeted audiences. Learn who they are and how to find them.
Inbound vs Outbound Marketing: Full Breakdown
Inbound marketing pulls new customers to you and outbound marketing pushes ads to potential customers. Read this post to learn how to do both.
What do YouTube ads cost?
Learn how much YouTube ads cost and how to get the most out of them.
What’s the Definition of Social Media Marketing?
Learn what social media marketing is and how to use it for your business.
AdWords vs AdSense: Which is which?
Learn how to use AdWords to run ads and AdSense to make money from ads.
Indirect Marketing: What It Is and How to Use It
Indirect marketing is marketing used to gain the trust of potential customers. Learn how to use it to grow your business.
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