How to Calculate ROI in Marketing [Free Excel Templates]

It’s a brand new month, everyone! It’s a time for new beginnings. New email campaigns, blog posts, and social media strategies are on the horizon. But, aren’t we forgetting something? With last month’s activities done, we need to pause for a second to examine what worked and what didn’t. You can’t do that just by saying last month’s activities were “great” — because “great” doesn’t pay the bills. If you can prove that your marketing activities actually made an impact on your business, you’ll have many more opportunities at your disposal. More budget to play with, potential hires to bring on board, and more ideas to put in action. Sounds like every marketer’s dream, right? So how do you go about first, finding the right metrics to use, and second, proving your marketing’s ROI to your boss? Why, with a monthly marketing report template, of course. Download our completely revamped…

The 70 Best Chrome Extensions for 2021

Google Chrome browser extensions allow you to increase productivity, reduce distractions, and source content — all in the comfort of your internet browser. The best part is that you have plenty of options. The Google Chrome web store offers a variety of different tools that help you become safer, smarter, and more productive with just one click. We’ve curated the best ones here. We can’t guarantee that these extensions will make puppy YouTube videos less tempting to watch, but we recommend them for busy marketers who want to make their time online more efficient. We’ve broken them down into different categories if you want to jump ahead: Productivity Security Social Media SEO New Tab Content Sourcing Blogging Please note: All of these are free tools, but some of the services that they work with may have paid features or subscriptions. For all of the greatness that the internet affords —…

2021 YouTube Demographics [New Data] [+What Each Generation is Watching]

Chances are, you’ve probably spent an afternoon falling down a rabbit hole of YouTube videos. I certainly have, and I think I’d be pretty embarrassed to see the total amount of time I’ve spent on the platform. While it’s a great source of entertainment, YouTube has also proved itself to be a valuable tool for marketers. In fact, 70% of viewers bought from a brand after seeing content on YouTube. And, with a global user base of more than 2 billion people, it’s also safe to assume that your target audience is on the platform. However, just as it is for all social networks, building a presence on YouTube requires understanding which segments of your audience are already there and what they’re watching. Having that information makes it easier to create content that speaks to their interests, maximize ROI, and achieve general marketing success. In this post, we’ll go over…

Best Auto Dialer Software

Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. You’re making a lot of calls, but leads aren’t converting and agents are losing track of conversations. These are just two of the problems that businesses solve with the best auto dialer software. It automates thousands of repetitive manual tasks—not just dialing—and optimizes the experience of everyone involved. Agents can focus totally on customers. Managers get real-time KPIs at a glance. Customers never get another 2 a.m. phone call. What I’m saying is: everyone loves these products.  Here are the top seven auto dialer software options on the market. They’re helping companies revolutionize outreach and connect agents with a higher number of high-quality leads every hour.  Which one is right for you? Let’s find out. #1 – Nextiva Review — The Best for Calling Quickly Within Your CRM I…

The Best Website Builders (In-Depth Review)

Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. I’ve been building websites for years. It’s way easier now than it used to be. You can go simple or take your site to the next level–no programming or design experience necessary. There are a handful of popular options that will get you to where you want to go. However, the best website builders have different strengths and limitations. I use WordPress because I can do exactly what I want and support millions of visitors to my blog each month. It might work for you, but some of my other top picks could work better, depending on what you are trying to do. Here are the five best website builders you can start using today. I’ve included in-depth reviews to help you get a sense of why each product…

The Best VoIP Phone Services (In-Depth Review)

Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Do you want to skip the read and get right to my top pick? The best VOIP phone services for most people are Nextiva, Ringcentral, or Ooma. Buying VoIP for your business is going to save you money over a traditional phone line. And if you are using a clunky VoIP service from an ancient provider, you may be able to switch to something sleeker without losing anything except the frustration. With old phone systems, you called your vendor to re-route a call path or set an employee up with a secure at-home workstation. With VoIP phone services, these actions take a few clicks. To write a really helpful post for my readers, my team got in touch with leaders who have used VoIP in different ways. You can…

How to Create a Wikipedia Page

Wikipedia is an ever-evolving, user-generated encyclopedia that allows users to add content, including pages, articles, and general knowledge. Topics span from pinball to Prometheus and everything in between.  If you’re interested in creating a Wikipedia page for your business or marketing endeavors, you should know upfront that getting a page added to the encyclopedia is notoriously challenging.  With a slew of rules that determine what content can be added to the site and the sheer effort of writing a highly-researched page about your business, creating a Wikipedia page is no easy feat. To help guide what content does end up on the platform, Wikipedia has five pillars to guide creators as they build content for the platform: Wikipedia is an encyclopedia.Wikipedia is written from a neutral perspective.Wikipedia is free, editable, usable, and distributable by all.Respect and civility must guide interactions among Wikipedia editors.The platform has no firm rules, only guidelines…

New Social Media Platform – No Shadow Bans!

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Check out the new social media platform “Yak ‘N’ Chat”. Almost like the bigger named platforms, but without the shadow banning and adblocking. Also, you can post, chat, post videos, post articles to their blog, create groups, create stores, and much more. The platform is just launching, so be one of the first to join and help it grow. I’ve met some great people there already. So I appreciate how they leave it up to the adults to do their own research and not push misinformation. The hired Fact-checkers do not haunt every political post. I mean, so far, it’s a great platform.

People there seem to respect each other and post engaging content that I enjoy. I think you should check out this hot new social media platform and help me help it grow! If you’re tired of seeing the same old drama-filled social media feeds. Start your own awesome news feed at Yak N Chat. So, I’m starting a marketing tips group there myself and you should start a group as well. So if you happen to stop by look me up. I’ll be sure to follow you back and accept you to the group asap.

Thanks for taking the time to read my article about this new social media platform. And if you have created any articles, products, courses, etc., and would like me to check your creations out. Leave a comment and the link to your post, and I’ll be glad to. I’ll even leave a comment or follow your page. You can find me at Ace’s Freelance Services.

Video Marketing Secret Weapon!

If you’re into video marketing, creating video ads, creating video for social media, or just anything video. I’m finally sharing my video creating secret weapon with the public. I’ve saved hundreds, maybe even thousands, when I look back and calculate the prices of companies I’ve hired to create them for me. Or even trying myself with a software that just took too long to learn, or it was too expensive. I don’t usually give away my business tactics, but I feel good about this one. This could help a lot of people! CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE!

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