Category Archives:Sales & Marketing

  • Ad Blocking – Statistics and Trends

    Ad blocking has grown from roughly 21 million users in 2009 to 198 million active global users as of June 2015 and is estimated to cost publishers nearly $22 billion during 2015.  Check out our infographic on Ad Blocking for latest ad blocking statistics and trends.

    Infographic by- Invesp Conversion Optimization

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    Estimated Ad Blocking Cost (in Billions)

    Year Estimated cost ( in Billion) 2014 11.7 2015 21.8 2016 41.4

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  • Holiday marketing on overdrive: 11 tactics every small business should leverage

    We recently worked with a partner client who is located in India. Now if you are familiar with Indian culture, you’d know that they have a lot of holidays. Like, all the time. Between Muslim and Hindu holidays, their was always some sort of #holidaymarketing that needed to take place.

    Luckily, much of the world takes breathers between major holidays. In the US, October to December are hot months for many retailers.

    Once the retailer has done their due diligence of getting enough eyeballs to their website (which generally increases for most of our clients organically during these “hot” months)

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  • The Top 10 Marketing Books of All Times

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    If you are in the business of online marketing, you already know that regardless of how many academic courses you took in college, or how many hours you spent listening to your teachers, the most you will ever gain is some basic knowledge but will not be taking you to the cutting edge.

    Online marketing is a highly evolving field with new techniques, theories, tactics and tools emerging every day, and the only way to stay on top is to stay tuned and on standby ready to grab anything new and useful. However, a google search won’t suffice since the

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  • Grooming your brand for engagement

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    One of the most effective market strategies you can choose to boost your sales and distinguish your company from competition is creating a unique brand. A solid and creative branding campaign can successfully induce an emotional connection between your company and customers, increases their loyalty to your business through your products and services, and engage them as unconditional fans of your organization.

    I wish I could tell you that there is a list of simple and easy to apply steps to build a solid and strong brand for your company. It is however much more complicated and it demands an

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  • Are You Listening to the Voice of Your Customer? A Look at VOC and Conversion Rates

    Voice of the Customer

    How is the Voice of Your Customer related to conversion rate optimization? This question recently came up with an associate of mine, just after we had completed a webinar on the creation of personas. VOC and persona creation are quite intertwined. Essentially they both help to personalize the user experience online by allowing experts to optimize the page through the lens of the costumer. One aspect to make personas especially effective is taking customer and visitor feedback through surveys, interviews, feedback etc. and feeding that information back into the personas. This way you fine-tune the personas and the website experience

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  • Optimizing your sales funnel into a marketing funnel

    Many marketing concepts and principles we utilize today are from long before the internet was ever around (although there is a debate regarding this matter). What’s important to note, if you are of the old concepts and principles camp, is that those same concepts must be redefined and then applied into our current online marketing strategies. Khalid recently wrote a post about the AIDA model, which is a 1920’s marketing concept. The post demonstrates that old marketing concepts still hold, however, its important to adapt the concepts of pre-online marketing and sales to our ever-changing online arena.

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  • Email Marketing – Statistics and Trends [Infographic]

    Email marketing

    Did you know E-mails are 40 times more effective in acquiring new customers as compared to Facebook or Twitter? 73% of marketers believe that e-mail marketing is core to their business and 59% of marketers plan to increase their e-mail marketing budgets in 2015.  That’s incredible. We have this and other scintillating facts in our infographic, “Email Marketing – Statistics and Trends” Check it out.

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  • Simply Unbelievable: Get the inside scoop how one company increased conversions 90%

    It’s always assumed that having the correct value proposition should be a no brainer. Afterall, what could be so difficult about crafting a 10-word statement that sets you apart from the rest of the competition? But it’s a challenging exercise. How many businesses stick out in your mind with the level of desire you have for the company (products or services they offer); and the exclusivity of what they have to offer?

    A quick refresher: What exactly is a value proposition: Value Proposition is the promise of value you deliver by defining the problem you solve and clarifying why you are better than the alternatives.

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