Posts by Cultivate

It’s Time To Get Smart About Business Development

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It’s Time To Get Smart About Business Development Name* First Last Email* Company This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. There’s a better, SMARTER approach to increasing Sales. Everyone needs to get smarter about new business development. Our new eGuide provides a different, more intelligent approach to cracking new accounts.…

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Crafting your LinkedIn company page

Crafting your LinkedIn company page

In the last several years, savvy companies have discovered how to land new business and increase sales using LinkedIn. It has become so effective as a business development tool that if you don’t start leveraging it today, you will soon be at a competitive disadvantage. In our new Linkedin Strategy: Getting New Business article series,…

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How to launch your first email automation campaign

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In last month’s blog, we talked about what email automation is, and why setting it up should be your New Year’s resolution. Let’s get started! Here are two opportunities where setting up email automation will help move your prospects and customers closer to purchase faster. Opportunity: Following up with prospects after a trade show Your…

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Here’s a new year’s resolution for you … email automation

New Years Resolution Email Automation

Automation is a term near and dear to the manufacturing sector. Since Henry Ford rolled the first cars off the assembly line – making them accessible and affordable for all consumers – automation has been embraced as a huge time-saver in manufacturing. Yet, when it comes to marketing, many manufacturers don’t realize those powerful time-saving benefits…

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Don’t turn your back on your customers

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Do you stop communicating with your customers after they buy your company’s products or services? If so, you’re missing a big opportunity to boost your bottom line by RETAINING them. When someone buys your products, it doesn’t mean their customer journey has come to an end. It’s actually just beginning. Now’s the time to rethink…

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Are your social media followers really your target?

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There’s a tendency for marketers to celebrate the number of followers they have on their social media channels. But striving for follower growth usually isn’t an effective strategy to grow your business. Sure, you need to grow your followers and subscriptions – but they must be the right kind of people, or you’re wasting your…

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Reaching customers on their terms

CULTIVATE ReachingCustomers

Your customer has changed. Whether you’ve been in business ten years or forty, understanding today’s customer buying behavior is a whole new ballgame. Expectations have shifted, so if you want to sell to these new customers, your approach needs to change too. Sure, change is frightening, especially in sales. Knowing you can’t hook your customer…

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It’s time to stop dabbling and get serious

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When you’re struggling to grow your business, effective marketing is one of the most efficient ways to get it back up and on its feet. But you can’t always afford to hire an experienced marketing specialist because, frankly, people are expensive. Plus, one person may not have all of the skill sets and experience required…

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4 ways your LinkedIn strategy helps you reach more customers

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With so many social media options out there, it’s important to discern which are best for your business. Of all the social media platforms out there, LinkedIn has proven itself to be particularly favored by business people. If that’s where your customers hang out, a strong LinkedIn strategy will set your business apart. Now it’s…

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SEO best practices: Understanding and optimizing your website for SEO

Understanding And Optimizing Seo

Seems like everyone is talking about “SEO best practices” these days—but what does that even mean? Put simply: by implementing SEO best practices, your website becomes more search-friendly. The more search-friendly your site, the higher your rankings will be—increasing the number of people who visit your site. And as every CEO knows: more website traffic…

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