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4 Tips for Driving the Customer Journey with CRM
As I’ve written about in the past, in today’s digital world, the customer journey is no longer a straight line. While you can’t exert complete control over the way in which customers and prospects interact with your business, it is possible to get strategic about guiding people differently depending on where they are in their […]
Why It’s Time to Embrace a Real CRM Tool for Your Business
Using a spreadsheet or index cards to manage your clients may make sense when you’re first starting out: there aren’t that many to keep track of, and the clients you do have don’t have a long history with your business. However, as time goes on, your client list grows, your track record with existing clients […]
How to Use LinkedIn to Generate Sales Conversations
  The video above is a replay of a recent live webinar I hosted with guest Viveka von Rosen. Combined with the text below you should have a pretty good feel for how to use LinkedIn to generate sales conversations. LinkedIn is the oldest social network. Everyone seems to be on it, but no one […]
The Impact of Understanding Customer Acquisition Costs and Customer Lifetime Value
It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing, and today’s post is from Dan Kraus – Enjoy! Have you heard someone talk about customer acquisition cost (CAC) or customer lifetime value (CLV or LTV)? If you’re in the tech business, and especially if you work with SaaS products, you’ve definitely heard of, and can […]
Top 7 Mistakes That Kill Your Ads Conversion in 2017
Business spends huge money on sending their message to customers, but the results leave much to be desired: For every $92 spent acquiring customers, only $1 is spent converting them; besides, only 8% of users pay attention to marketing ads and click on them. Yet, one assured method exists to generate lots of buzz about […]
How Writing for the Stages of Awareness Will Convert More Readers into Paying Customers
Tell a two-year-old the value of getting good grades in school. Go ahead. Try it. If you don’t have a two-year-old handy, let me tell you that you’re wasting your time trying. But you know that. So why do we write copy that immediately gives an answer to a problem your reader may not even […]

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Why Your Sales Funnels Aren’t Converting, And What To Do About It
Over the years, I’ve seen a number of perfectly good sales funnels fail… in fact, people often come to me and say that their marketing must be the problem – because they’re just not making sales. The truth, however, is that in order to make money in your business, you just need two things: An […]
Why You Must Optimize for Conversions Before Awareness
When marketers plan their campaigns, the objective is usually to achieve one of two goals: increase brand awareness or maximize conversions. These two styles of marketing work together but they’re distinct from one another. Awareness marketing involves establishing a reputation within your niche, differentiating yourself from competitors and bringing people into the top of your […]
The Definitive Guide to Data-Driven Marketing
Corporate success is often hampered by conflicting goals—marketing wants more leads while sales want better leads. Sound familiar? It’s an age-old battle many companies struggle to remedy. Fortunately, the key to satisfying both teams’ goals is simpler than you think—its data! Consider the following: 78% of organizations say data-driven marketing increases lead conversion and customer […]
How to Use Your Website to Convert Consulting Leads into Clients
Marketing and selling consulting services can take weeks, months, and in some cases — years. As a consultant who must balance delivery versus sales, not having enough leads can lead to the dreaded feast-or-famine cycle. Nurturing and educating your leads is time-consuming work. You don’t want to nurture and educate leads that go nowhere. This […]