Getting Scrappy: Producing High-Performing, Rich Video Ads in Under an Hour
In a recent test, martech expert Ben Beck saw video ads result in a 30.3% engagement rate vs. 1/3 of 1% engagement on static image ads. To help you pounce on the power of video, he shows you how to produce rich videos without a lot of time or skill.
Re-Evaluating Content KPIs in a Sea of Shifting Editorial Policies
With the recent shifts in policies affecting social feeds and the media players who feed them, how can content marketers cope with these changes? Discover some ways to interpret key performance indicators and streamline your content strategy to be more powerful in the ever-evolving online marketplace.
Segmenting Your Customers to Increase Content Marketing Reach
Employing better segmentation in your market analysis and customer pools can dramatically improve open rates and click-throughs, with 75%+ gains not impossible for your email campaigns. Get a refresher on sharpening your approach and better aligning your content.
How to Build Your Own Facebook Chatbot in About 10 Minutes
Building a chatbot is a fairly simple process — in fact, it can be done in about 10 minutes by anyone with some basic tech chops. Martech expert Ben Beck walks you through it in this DIY guide, refreshed with new information for 2018.
Moving Beyond Gated Content: Other Tech to Help Generate leads
Driving consumers to a landing page to capture their contact info in exchange for something (white paper, case study, webinar, etc.) might be a tried-and-true technique for lead gen, but has your go-to strategy lost its mojo? Rethink your entire approach to “the content gate” with these fresh martech ideas.
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6 New Ways to Use Chatbots and Automated Marketing in 2018
As chatbots improve, so will your chances of keeping customers engaged. Ben Beck outlines key areas in your marketing worth revisiting with chatbots — because they’re getting better every day.
What Facebook’s New Advertising Principles Manifesto Means for Your Brand
This week, Facebook wants you to know “advertising principles” isn’t an oxymoron. Also, YouTube finally gets on the stories bandwagon; Instagram wants to let you share posts; and Google steps up policing.
We Asked 1,000 Marketers: “What’s Your Biggest Challenge With Content?”
Survey results: We asked 1,000 marketers about their biggest challenges with content, and here’s what we found. Discover the top 35 challenges broken down by category and other key insights.
Customer Retention Marketing: Tools for Building Online Courses for Under $400
Ready to create your own online courses for customer retention? Ben Beck shows you the basics on using WordPress, LearnDash and Screencast-o-matic to launch your e-learning efforts. Second in a two-part series.
How to Make Effective CTAs: The 3 Important Components
Calls-to-action. We’re confronted with countless CTAs every… single… day. But have you ever noticed why you click on some more than others? Lori Hill explores three tried-and-true tricks to boosting click-through on your CTAs.
How to Set Up a Free Live Website Chat in Under 15 Minutes
Did you know more than 2/3 of online visitors engage with live website chats? Martech expert Ben Beck walks you through the process of setting up a free live website chat via Tawk.to, with easy-to-follow screenshots.
How to Increase Webinar Attendance With Your Own Concierge Chatbot
Did you know that chatbot reminders can more than double your webinar attendance, vs. just using email reminders alone? Martech expert Ben Beck walks you through the steps of setting up your own concierge webinar chatbot.
Focus on Customer Experience (CX) to Grow Your Marketing Agency
Trends show customer experience (CX) could be a key differentiator for your marketing agency in the future. Which factors should you focus on now?
6 Key Updates That Will Make You Consider Chatbot Marketing
Right now, the chatbot revolution is happening, and it’s just in its infancy. Beat your competition with the most important updates in Facebook Messenger chatbot marketing for early adopters.
Understanding How ABM Fits Into Your Martech Strategy
Have you gotten your ABM program off the ground? If not, freshen up on the tools of account-based marketing, and start rethinking your approaches to engage your core audience.
DIY Guide for HubSpot Users: How to Provide Sales Alerts via Slack
HubSpot and Slack are two of the most used solutions in marketing automation and corporate chat. With a Zapier integration and these step-by-step instructions, you can get timely and meaningful alerts in front of your sales team.