MailChimp Review: Why Is Everyone Switching Away?

Learning to master email marketing is one of the most important things you can do as a small business owner. And a crucial part of making this happen is to invest in a great email service provider. Many businesses have adopted Mailchimp as their ESP of choice. And it's especially prominent in … [Read more...]

How I Sped My Site Up 116% By Switching to WPX Hosting

I've been using Bluehost as my web host for more than 2 years now. The monthly fee is quite cheap and it's relatively reliable. For small sites like I once was, a Bluehost shared hosting plan is perfectly reasonable. However there comes a time when your site's traffic justifies the cost of … [Read more...]

The Best Email Marketing Automation Services for 2016: GetResponse, ConvertKit, ActiveCampaign or Drip?

Sending out broadcast emails and setting up autoresponder series is something every small business should be doing. Which is why having a reliable email service provider (ESP) in your toolbox is so important.These days, all ESPs can handle these basic capabilities. So what I personally look for in a … [Read more...]

Marketing Automation 101: Creating a Cart Abandonment Workflow

If you sell a product or service online, you are losing money everyday. This is from a concept known as cart abandonment. These are visitors to your site that end up on your checkout page, but don't actually order. Baymard Institute tracked 33 different studies and found that 68.63% users … [Read more...]

Wishpond Review: The Do Everything Lead Generation Tool

Email marketing and lead generation are essential for running a successful online business these days. But to make it all work, you need to have certain pieces in place. For example you might use ActiveCampaign to collect leads and send out emails. Perhaps you have a LeadPages account to … [Read more...]

Thrive Ultimatum Review: How to Skyrocket Conversions with Scarcity

Scarcity is one of the best ways to improve your conversions and marketers use scarcity techniques all the time to boost their sales. In the book Influence, Robert Cialdini tells a story about two groups of people. One group was given a jar with ten cookies, while the other group got a jar with … [Read more...]

Which Email Popup Optin Tool Should I Use? SumoMe, LeadPages, Optin Monster, Bloom or Thrive Leads?

I think we can all agree by now, that email marketing is one of the best marketing channels to master to create a successful website. Not only will it become one of your best traffic sources, but it will likely drive the most sales for you as well. Plus it's not subject to the whims of random … [Read more...]

Thrive Headline Optimizer Review: How to Come Up With The Perfect Headline

You only have 2.6 seconds to win over a new visitor. To make matters worse, over 2 million blog posts are published each day. How can you possibly separate yourself from the competition and get your blog post to stand out from the crowd? Your headline is your best shot. Thrive Headline … [Read more...]

Aweber Campaigns Review: How Does It Stack Up To ActiveCampaign and ConvertKit?

Most of us are aware of the powerhouse email service provider that is Aweber. However, some may not be aware of their recently released campaigns feature which adds some much needed marketing automation to its list of features. It's something that Aweber lacked and that other email service … [Read more...]

LeadPages Drag & Drop Review: Create More Customized Landing Pages in Seconds

LeadPages has always been one of the fastest, easiest ways to create and publish beautiful landing pages that are proven to convert. All without ever having to touch a piece of code. But that simplicity has often come at a price. Historically, you've been locked into existing template designs … [Read more...]

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