As marketers, we all know that great writing can help our content stand out from the crowd. But in addition to crossing our t’s and dotting our i’s, we need to make sure that we’re balancing our equations and refining our formulas. Yes, my friends: Marketing requires a scientific approach.
For almost a decade now, Apple and Microsoft have been engaging in an what some have called an all-out “ad war.” Remember those “Hi, I’m a Mac”; “Hi, I’m a PC” television ads from the late 00s? You know, the ones depicting a young, casual, cool Justin Long as Mac and an older, out-of-touch John Hodgman as PC? These funny […]
If you’re serious about improving more conversions, you need to start thinking of conversion rate optimization (CRO) differently. CRO isn’t just about making small adjustments to a landing page to get 5% more conversions. But if you’ve tried moving page elements around, tested variations of your copy, and optimized your form, but still aren’t seeing meaningful […]
Crafting a website that generates lots of attendees for an event takes imagination and some good old-fashioned common sense. You want potential attendees to be so inspired and excited to come that they’ll move heaven and earth to get there. Here are the 13 key ingredients that an event website must have to do just […]
Although digital copywriting is relatively new, copywriting has been used for hundreds of years to sell products. Some of the best books on copywriting I have ever read were written decades ago. Some are even older than that. And it’s a shame that they don’t get the attention they deserve—mainly because we often equate new […]
It’s something that everyone needs to consider at some point as they become more successful. Do you continue to do certain work yourself? Do you hire someone to help you out? Or do you outsource it? There are many areas like this in any business, but one in particular is content marketing. Creating and promoting […]
“Something that is conferred or bestowed especially on the basis of merit or need.” That’s the Merriam-Webster definition of the word “award.” And for such a brief statement, it packs a lot of punch — especially with that “merit” part. After all, we all love merit-based recognition, especially at work. Being recognized for a job […]
At INBOUND, we launched a major iteration of HubSpot.com. Since then, we’ve been monitoring performance, running experiments, and collecting a substantial amount of performance data. We can now confidently say that the results are in, and we have some big learnings to share with you. So let’s get to it. Like most major projects at […]