4 reasons your Business needs to go mobile

We share with you 4 reasons your business needs to mobile today: 1. If your website is hard to use on a mobile device you will send your customers to your competitors 61% of people say they will move onto another site if they don’t easily find what they are looking for right away. if they…

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How to make your profile stand out on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is often considered the “professional” social media network. Your LinkedIn profile is a place for you to build your professional brand, showcase your achievements and skills, share content with other professionals, and connect with colleagues, business partners, and even potential employers. So just how do you make your LinkedIn profile stand out from the…

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Following on from out blog post last week on when the best time is to send email campaigns we thought we’d share this great infographic that sums up some of the latest stats available on email marketing currently:

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Few people wait to get to their desk before opening emails

At Tickling Trout we built the business initially on sending email campaigns.  We’ve been sending them a long time for a variety of clients, in fact long ago we lost count of how many campaigns we’ve delivered!  So we have a great deal of experience in seeing what’s worked for clients in sending email campaigns and…

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words to use on soial media

It’s surprising how much difference using the right word can make to someone acting on your social media post. Using persuasive words such as “tell us”, “would”, “discount” and “win” can all make people share and engage more actively.  Here are some more ideas from Quicksprount and which platforms they work best on:    

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Facebook is a website traffic goldmine

Social media marketing is one of the most effective ways to increase traffic to your website.   But which is the platform that will give you the biggest boost to your business? Facebook is the largest social network on the plant and it knows a lot about its users. It knows what their interest are,…

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We are big advocates of video marketing.  We created Dynamic Illustrations to help make the most of this powerful tool.  This infographic by Superfast Business touches on some of the benefits of video marketing:

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Digital marketing predictions part two

As we already hinted at in part one with QR codes, we believe there will be a natural progression for the internet to close the gap between off and online marketing. Whilst it’s probably something that not a lot of smaller businesses have come across much as of yet, but something we think you’ll see a…

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shorter-the-better when it comes to video length

Videos are great for marketing, their fun, popular and shareable; but, it’s our audience choice whether to watch it or not.  It doesn’t matter how awesome your video is if your audience never pushes the play button.  Generally people will decide whether to hit play or not based on if the video thumbnail is appealing…

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why you need an online presence

The world is moving online.  Gone are the days when you used to reach for an encyclopedia to find something out. The phrase “google it” has become the tool for anything we want to know.  We’re carrying the web in our pockets: http://youtu.be/zqKovGMx9xo Lots of businesses have used the power of digital marketing to create explosive…

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