Think about someone who’s positively influenced you. This person could be a boss, coworker, family member, friend, or even a celebrity. Now think about five actions or characteristics of that person. What did you come up with? It’s possible you wrote that they’re patient, a good teacher, communicate well, set expectations, or that they’re simply a competent person with a logical mind.
Running your business is hard. There are never enough resources to do everything you want to do. Technology never seems to deliver on its promises and is harder to work with than expected. Time seems to accelerate, never pausing for you to catch up on your to-do list.
The vendors did a terrible job. (As a whole.)
Although it was a difficult decision, my favorite INBOUND 2018 session was (drum roll, please): Conquering Consistent Content: Tools & Tactics to Become a Prolific Blogger, Podcaster, & Broadcaster. Long title, but what it boils down to is content stacking, an approach that makes planning and creating content more manageable. Dr. Colin Gray, CEO and founder of The Podcast Host and Alitu podcast production, ran the session, discussing his three-prong content stack approach.
For all the HubSpot fans, September means one thing: INBOUND! Our team travels from Charlotte, NC to Boston, MA for a week each year to learn about the current marketing trends and expand our ability to help our clients. We go to breakout sessions related to our role; as the graphic designer, I went to a lot of sessions about tech, brand, and design.
You’re not alone in thinking that Facebook is a consumer-only channel. It’s not true, though – Facebook is effective for B2B, too. At Leading Results, we’ve been testing B2B Facebook ads for our clients for over a year, and we’ve learned a lot about what makes a company’s ads successful – and why many B2B brands struggle to make Facebook ads work for them.
Here are the top 4 reasons B2B brands struggle to run successful Facebook ad campaigns, and what they can do to make them work.
Leading Results spent the week of September 3rd in Boston at the INBOUND conference that’s hosted annually by HubSpot. With 23,000 other marketers (more than last year!), we attended breakouts, keynotes, a few parties, and ate from ...
Good email marketing is sending emails to people who want to receive them – but even that doesn’t mean people will read the emails and click through to your offer.
Use these tips to improve your emails' open rates, clickthrough rates, and lead generation potential.
You might be familiar with the rising trend of chatbots. In the past year, technology has witnessed significant waves of changes affecting how people search, buy, and communicate. One of the most prevalent technology trends is the rise of chatbots and investments across different industries to utilize more artificial intelligence in their marketing. (In fact, Gartner forecasts that by 2020, over 85% of customer interactions will be handled without a human.)
I’ve had the privilege of talking with hundreds of CEOs, presidents, and founders of small and mid-sized businesses over the years. Here’s the one thing I’ve noticed that’s consistent among all the successful ones: they want the big picture, the vision – and quickly. If you want the details, you’ll ask questions. Details are what you have a team for.