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3 Steps to Grow a Successful Live Chat Program
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“We got a $300,000 opportunity this week from live chat on our site.” I’m filled with pride as I hear our VP of sales make this statement. I worked hard for six months to get the sales team invested in live chat as a sales channel and I’m finally seeing the results. It wasn’t easy, […]

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5 Ways to Explain Inbound Marketing to Your Family This Thanksgiving
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When Thanksgiving rolls around, there are a few questions that we don’t exactly look forward to hearing. “When are you getting married?” “When am I getting grandchildren?” “Have you been moisturizing?” And yet, none of those oh-so-polite questions even come close to the complexity of explaining what, as an inbound marketer, you actually do for […]

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Why Bots Are the Next Big Frontier for Agencies
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Sixteen years ago, I was the founder and CEO of ActiveBuddy, the first commercial bot — or chatbot — company. Our uber human natural language bot SmarterChild grew to having over 20 million users across the AOL and Microsoft Instant Messaging networks. There is a very good chance that you had one of our bots […]

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5 Ways You Can Use Visual Content to Increase Conversion Rates
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I was ready to buy. My finger hovered over the “Add to Cart” button. But I still wasn’t sure. While all the images on the site were professional and inspiring, not one of them was user-generated or showed an outfit on an average-sized human being. If I’m spending a couple hundred dollars on a dress, […]

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How Can Schools Incorporate Video into Their Admissions Marketing
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Everyone loves online videos. People in every age group are shifting their viewing habits to online video and away from television. Unsurprisingly, Americans between the ages of 18 – 24 watch the least amount of television and drive online video consumption rates with their phones. Using video boosts engagement and conversion rates in pretty much […]

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How to Defeat Your Most Dangerous Writing Habit: 7 Ways to Lift 'The Curse of Knowledge'
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When I was eight, I became stuck on a particularly tough Where’s Waldo scene. It was so difficult that I became convinced that Waldo — the character I needed to find — wasn’t in it at all. I began thinking the whole thing was a joke, full of red herrings. And then I found him. […]

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What is a 301 Redirect, and When Should You Use One?
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I moved five times in the last year. And every single time I moved, I forgot to sign up to have my mail forwarded to my new address. Mail forwarding is an important step in any moving process, as it ensures you don’t lose any valuable information that’s sent to you. And the same can be […]

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4 Helpful Tools for Organizing Your Social Media Calendar
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What do cross-country road trips, wedding speeches, and social media marketing have in common? You could wing all three, but it’s probably better to have a plan for what direction you’re heading — especially when it comes to your social media content strategy. By now, most marketers recognize that social media plays an integral role in an effective […]

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The Productive Marketer's Guide to Better Team Collaboration
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How many different productivity tools do you use? And how many hours have you spent searching for an email, assignment card, or document, simply because you have so many tools and systems? Maybe that’s why there are project managers — the person dedicated to managing these tasks. But guess what? With the right approach, you […]

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