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What is a Sales Funnel? A “sales funnel” acts as a sieve to direct qualified purchasers through the sales process, while filtering out less-qualified visitors along the way. At the top of a sales funnel is a mixture of qualified and unqualified prospective customers. Less-qualified purchasers drop away at each step of the evaluation and […]

This post was written by the Web Marketing Ninja — a professional online marketer for a major web brand, who’s sharing his tips undercover here at ProBlogger. Curious? So are we! As online marketers, we often devote a large amount of time to finding ways to attract eyeballs to our online assets. We put such […]

Article BY MIKAL E. BELICOVE from Entrepreneur.com (Original post is here) Gawker Media founder Nick Denton still has a problem with readers’ comments: Apparently, they’re boring. At SXSW 2012 in Austin, Texas, Denton — whose media empire includes such popular blogs asGawker.com, Lifehacker.com and Gizmodo.com – reiterated his disdain for allowing just anyone to comment on his company’s blog posts. He says comments have become […]

Article from Entrepreneur.com (Original post is here) Online marketers are often talking about creating “viral” content — and with good reason. Because viral content spreads sofast, it can build up backlinks in a short amount of time with relatively little effort. Not only can backlinks send traffic directly to your website, but they also can boost […]

by Jordan Kasteler Original Article Here I’ve written often about the dangers of ignoring social media in SEO (and vice versa), but I’m here today to write about another danger: ignoring social benefits in the traditional sales funnel. It’s frustrating that people continue to treat social media as an individual entity, a separate department, instead of a […]

BY JEANNE HOPKINS AND JAMIE TURNER via Entrepreneur.com (original article posted here) Companies are using location-based marketing in a number of ways to connect with customers. Some tend to stick with only one tool to keep things simple. Others use all of the tools to stay connected with their customers on a variety of fronts. First, we should explain […]