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How Storytelling in Marketing Generates Happy Endings

Think back to when you were a kid. Did you love having your parents read you bedtime stories? Do you have fond memories of crowding around grandma while she read a few tales from her collection? There’s an important lesson …

Greg Shepard

Businesses Are Losing $4 Trillion Due to Abandoned Shopping Carts – But Here’s What You Can Do

Can you imagine what grocery store parking lots would look like with $4 trillion worth of food abandoned in shopping carts? It’d be messier than an Interstate highway on The Walking Dead. But that’s exactly the scenario in the digital …

3 Ways to Market Luxury Products via Mass Appeal

Marketing luxury products and services online brings with it it’s own set of challenges. While part of luxury’s value proposition is the exclusivity it offers, that exclusivity doesn’t always align well with the inclusive nature of the modern online ecosystem.…

What You Need to Know About Search & Beacons for Your Marketing Plan

As the leader of a small business, you want to take advantage of the opportunities that technology gives you, but it is overwhelming to stay on top of new trends. Your best bet is to start small and take actions …

4 IT Department Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Business

4 IT Department Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Business

Today’s company relies increasingly on technology for success. Between 2010 and 2013, the percentage of small business owners who felt keeping up with new technology was very important to the success of their company rose from 65 percent to 70 …

Mind the Gap: 7 Essential LinkedIn Do’s and Don’ts

This article is from MissyWard.com where I regularly post about online marketing, business strategies, and internet marketing events.

LinkedIn has nearly half a billion users, with two new members joining every second, according to Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn.

Because …

Greg Shepard

What If Your eCommerce Platform Integrated With Your Affiliate Channel?

When it comes to reconciling your affiliate network activity with your ecommerce platform, you probably know full well the process is far less than ideal. After all, your ecommerce platform is isolated from your affiliate channel in a way that …

Greg Shepard
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Affiliate Marketing Has Disrupted Mainstream Marketing In A Very Good Way

If you aren’t familiar with affiliate marketing, you might not know that it is a $4.2 billion dollar business set to grow to $6.8 billion by 2020. Or that nearly 7,000 marketers attend a conference called Affiliate Summit twice each …

Strategies and Techniques for Marketing an Online Course Offering

Strategies and Techniques for Marketing an Online Course Offering

Businesses should always be looking for ways to develop additional revenue streams, especially when they’re natural to the core value offerings already being presented. And while there are many different options for creating alternative revenue streams, one option that’s conducive …

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Best Marketing Campaigns: What Offline Tells the Online Marketer

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The best marketing campaigns are synchronized online and offline marketing campaigns that take hints from each other. These integrated marketing efforts cover all bases without missing a step, filling in the holes that each strategy might have alone. However, some …