How to Easily Increase Content Marketing Performance

Longer Headlines are Better for Branded Content More characters and more words mean more clicks. When writing headlines for branded content, longer is better. Branded content technology provider Polar analyzed data provided by premium publishers, such as Oath and Gannett, to see how a variation in headlines affected key performance indicators (KPIs). It turned out, branded content … Continue reading »

Targeting – A Top Marketing Challenge [study]

Marketers are focusing on customers this year—both new and old. According to a February 2014 study by DNN in collaboration with Lawless Research, Survey Sampling International (SSI) and Qualtrics, acquiring new customers and increasing retention were the top two 2014 marketing priorities for US marketing executives, cited by 87% and 86%, respectively. A December 2013 … Continue reading »

How Small Businesses Drive Revenues and Success [study]

Referrals Drive Success—and Revenues—for Small Businesses Customer acquisition is the top challenge according to small-business owners. Small businesses still face hurdles when it comes to acquiring new business. In a Q1 2014 study by Gallup and Wells Fargo, attracting customers, targeting business opportunities and finding work or new business was the top challenge among US … Continue reading »