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Top Marketing Trends to Look Out for in 2019 - Part I

by Drew Rosenfeld posted in Marketing ROI, Buyer Persona Creation, Marketing Strategy, 2019 Marketing Trends

As a marketer, you are likely driven by the thrill of innovation. When a new social media platform shows signs of capturing critical market share, you begin assessing its ability to generate new business. 

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Getting Started With Marketing Automation: What You Need to Know

by Eric Lebowitz posted in Marketing Automation, HubSpot Automation, HubSpot, Marketing Automation Consulting, Marketing Automation Platform, Marketing ROI, Marketing Automation Tools

 Considering the volume of attention marketing automation platforms receive, it may seem as though these platforms are ubiquitous. But the data tells a different story. Indeed, according to recent research, 51 percent of companies now use the technology, with 58 percent of B2B organizations planning to adopt the technology in the future.

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What Does a Marketing Consultant Do?

by Eric Lebowitz posted in Marketing Automation, Social Media, Content Marketing, Content Creation, Local SEO Services, Professional SEO Services, SEO and SEM, affordable seo services

A little while back, we published a post entitled “3 Benefits of Using a Small Business Marketing Consultant (you can read that post here). In some of our recent conversations with prospects and industry peers, we realized that many organizations are still unsure of what a marketing consultant or consulting agency actually does.

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What Does Effective Content Marketing Look Like?

by Allison Boccamazzo posted in Content Marketing, ROI of Content

You know what’s concerning? The fact that 89 percent of B2B and 86 percent of B2C companies use content marketing, yet less than half are clear on what an effective content marketing program looks like. For the least successful of these organizations, this number drops to as low as 13 percent.

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3 Benefits of Using a Small Business Marketing Consultant

by Eric Lebowitz posted in Marketing Trends 2017, marketing consulting, marketing for small businesses, SMB marketing, marketing consultant, small business marketing consultant, affordable seo services

 In many of the conversations we have with both prospective clients and small business owners in general, a common theme emerges around marketing. These small-and-medium-sized business (SMB) leaders are looking for ways to improve brand awareness and increase lead generation efficiently and cost-effectively but often lack the time or marketing expertise to do it themselves. It is a perfectly understandable conundrum, because if you own a automobile service station, for instance, you are probably an expert at fixing cars — but not necessarily at marketing your business.   

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How to Measure the ROI of Content

by Eric Lebowitz posted in Content Marketing, SEO and SEM, ROI of Content, Marketing Attribution, Attribution Models, ROI

 If you work as a marketer (or even if you don't) you have likely heard somebody say "Content Is King!" over the past few years. And good content is essential to a robust and successful marketing strategy. High-quality content serves many purposes, including educating your customers and prospects and improving your search results

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SEO and SEM Basics: A Q&A for Getting Started

by Eric Lebowitz posted in SEO and SEM, SEO, SEM, Keywords, affordable seo services

 It's always nice to catch up with old friends, especially those who are setting their own path and making their mark on the business and marketing worlds. I recently had the distinct pleasure of being interviewed by an old friend, colleague and content marketer extraordinaire, Allison Boccamazzo, for her blog. For this Q&A, we spoke about some of the most important basics of SEO and SEM, and how to apply some these principles to your business.

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Looking Forward...Marketing for 2017 and Beyond

by Eric Lebowitz posted in Marketing Automation, Marketing Trends 2017, Social Media

 Welcome to The Forward Marketer blog! We are thrilled to be able to begin sharing our insights and expertise, and with 2017 just a few weeks old, it makes sense to start by discussing what we think marketing will look like in the year to come. 

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