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13 Tips on How to Become More Successful in 2017

13 Tips on How to Become More SuccessfulHappy 2017 everyone! A new year is upon us and I figured I’d start off this year by sharing some tips and ideas on how we can all make this year more successful than the last.

Many people struggle with how to become more successful. Whether our goals are to start our own business, live a healthy lifestyle or develop better relationships, success is difficult for most people.

But as each year passes, we should strive to make the changes so that the future will be better than the past.

If you feel stuck and are looking for change, here are a few tips to help you succeed.

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19 Popular Webinar Software Platforms and Inexpensive Alternatives

19 Popular Webinar Software Platforms and Inexpensive AlternativesAccording to a poll by E-marketer, webinars are one of the 3 most effective content marketing tactics for generating leads, along with video marketing and case studies. With webinars, you can interact with and engage your prospects more directly than with blog articles and other content, making a good platform for building engagement and selling.

Although there are many webinar software options, the quality and ability of these platforms varies greatly when it comes to reliability and being able to handle large audiences.

I’ve compiled a list of webinar software programs and here are some choices that you might want to consider.

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49 Instagram Marketing Tools to Grow Your Instagram Traffic

40+ Marketing Tools to Grow Your Instagram TrafficOver the past few years, I’ve spent a good amount of time exploring other social media networks and experimenting with marketing on them.

One social network that I’m particularly excited about is Instagram. Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media networks with over 400 million users and I’ve heard of people growing followings exceeding 100k on Instagram alone.

Additionally, Instagram’s ability to convert users into buyers seems to be higher since Instagram is based on social interactions rather than ads.

I decided to do some research on Instagram and some of the tools that people can use to manage their presence on that platform and market themselves. I’ve provided a list of tools and articles that you might find helpful if you want to get into Instagram marketing.

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E-commerce Giveaway Fail: A Case Study with Lots of Fun Lessons

E-commerce Giveaway Fail: A “Case Study” with Lots of Fun LessonsRecently, I read about how Greenbelly was able to launch their brand on a $75 budget and gather around 4,000 email addresses. I read a bunch of giveaway case studies and was inspired to try it out myself.

I decided to try out a group giveaway myself, similar to Greenbelly, to see if I could kick start my email list growth and re-launch my e-commerce blog.

I was able to get 6 other brands to participate, but unfortunately, our giveaway didn’t do nearly as well as hoped, gaining less than 100 emails. I wanted to share some lessons learned and some mistakes you should avoid if you want to run a successful giveaway.

 

Greenbelly’s success story

Greenbelly was able to launch a really successful campaign generating over 4,000 email leads and significant sales by partnering with established brands in their giveaway. They spent $75 on product and did no other marketing.

Their giveaway was a success because some of the brands that they partnered with were well established and promoted the giveaway, resulting in lots of participants. Gleam gives extra entries if people refer their friends, so this allowed the giveaway to spread even further.Read More

Viraltag Social Media Scheduling Tool Review

Viraltag Social Media Scheduling Tool ReviewOne of the biggest challenges of social media marketing is publishing frequently and consistently on your social media channels. Consistent publishing is important if you want to grow your followers and maintain visibility on social media.

Scheduling tools are a must for social media and in this article, I’ll be discussing my experiences with Viraltag, which allows you to scheduled posts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Disclaimer: I am participating in a plan that gives bloggers 6 months of free Viraltag for reviewing their tool and there are affiliate links in this post. However, all opinions are mine and evaluations are objective.Read More

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