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What is the future of email marketing?
By Andrew Martins | 8 Answers | Last Activity on January 15, 2021

I'm working on a story for Business News Daily and I was wondering what the future of email marketing looks like. Are there new regulations to worry about either recently made into law or on the...

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Which is the best software development company in UK?
By Maulik Kotak | 4 Answers | Last Activity on January 15, 2021

I want to develop one CRM software so I'm looking for a software development company in UK. There are quite a few choices available so I'm a bit confused and looking for some guidance. What are some...

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The Best List Broker Services of 2021
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 15, 2021

This guide includes advice on how to choose a list broker service, as well as reviews of our choices for the best list brokers of 2021.

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What are career path options in the digital marketing industry?
By Devika Menon | 10 Answers | Last Activity on January 15, 2021

I'm planning to do a digital marketing course in Calicut. If anyone knows what some good career options are for digital marketing, please leave a comment below.

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The Best Direct Mailing Services of 2021
By Sean Peek | January 14, 2021

Looking for the best direct mailing service? We compare and review the top companies to help you succeed with your next direct mail marketing campaign.

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How to Create Social Proof Through Case Studies
By Jared Atchison | January 14, 2021

Build trust and win more customers over by using case studies. Here's how to create them and use them with your customers.

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Which is good app comparing joomla app development or magento app development?
By Count miler | 3 Answers | Last Activity on January 14, 2021

I was searching for some app development resources i am really confused between two magento provides Magento Commerce Flexible and extensible eCommerce Order Management Connected experience online...

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How does technology influence children's lives?
By Effectivesoft Corporation | 4 Answers | Last Activity on January 14, 2021

How much tech is good for kids? And can tech be really good for them? Do we deprive kids of their creativity, imagination, and connection to the living world around them exposing them to...

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What is the best way to expand my brand presence?
By santosh katti | 17 Answers | Last Activity on January 14, 2021

I have been running an education institution for seven years, but I have not been able to expand my brand presence outside of my local area. I have been advertising for 6 months now, but still have...

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Magic Words and Colors to Elevate Your Marketing in 2021
By Steve Pulcinella | January 13, 2021

Implement these words and colors into your marketing plan to get the most out of your direct response campaigns.

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How do I get genuine campaigns for a call center?
By Amar Mehra | 13 Answers | Last Activity on January 13, 2021

We have been in the contact center industry for the past few years and are now working on inbound and outbound campaigns (technical support). We are looking for more campaigns to ramp up our...

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What are the best mobile app development companies in 2021?
By Ramesh Lal | 6 Answers | Last Activity on January 13, 2021

What are the best mobile app development companies in 2021? Please share the name of companies with years of experience in developing mobile applications. If you have personally used them, could you...

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5 Ways Small Tech Companies Can Thrive During COVID-19
By Mehdi Khalvati | January 12, 2021

With a few sales and marketing strategies, such as reframing your product and focusing on SEO, your small tech company can thrive during COVID-19.

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Why In-Location Experiences Matter More Than Ever
By Bobby Marhamat | January 12, 2021

To survive and thrive in the future, businesses will need to make in-location experiences a priority.

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What's the best web hosting platform?
By Mary-Alice Miller | 26 Answers | Last Activity on January 12, 2021

We've been using Webfaction and have had several problems recently. We are thinking of moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and curious what experience others have had with them or with another...

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10 Ways Salespeople Can Surpass Buyers' Expectations
By Greg McBeth | January 12, 2021

Here are 10 things salespeople must do to deliver an exceptional buying experience.

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How to Use Customer Feedback to Your Advantage
By Thomas Griffin | January 12, 2021

Here are four ways you can use customer feedback to improve your business.

Advice
Should I upgrade to Windows 10 during the free trial?
By Preston Lawrance | 15 Answers | Last Activity on January 12, 2021

I keep getting bombarded by Microsoft to upgrade to Windows 10 but I am hesitant to do so since my Windows 7 Pro is working fine. What is the advantage to do so?

Article
Automated Email Sequence Examples
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 12, 2021

Automated email sequences can keep your customers engaged based on their actions and behaviors.

Article
SMS Polling for Business
By Jordan Beier | January 12, 2021

Polls are an effective form of SMS outreach that can serve as another tool in your marketing strategy.

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What do small businesses expect to achieve from digital marketing agencies?
By Narayan Nair | 13 Answers | Last Activity on January 12, 2021

We are a digital marketing agency from Bangalore - www.kayendigitalmarketing.com. We wish to know what startups and small businesses expect from a digital marketing agency? How much importance do...

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4 Best Social Media Strategy Tips for E-Commerce Businesses
By Jared Atchison | January 11, 2021

Here are the top social media marketing tips e-commerce businesses can work with in 2021.

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How to Solve CRM Adoption Deadlock
By Denis Zhinko | January 11, 2021

Here's how to ensure your business can successfully adopt a CRM solution.

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Top 10 Customer Support Tips to Make Your Startup Prosper
By Emily Watson | January 11, 2021

Customer support is often the most important aspect of a business.

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Credit Card Processing Scams (and Other Things to Look Out For)
By Adam Uzialko | January 11, 2021

Don't get caught in one of these common credit card processing scams.

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Your Guide to Marketing in 2021
By Mark Lamplugh | January 11, 2021

With everything 2020 threw at us, small businesses can apply those lessons to their marketing strategy in 2021.

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How can I check the quality of content? Which tool gives accurate data?
By Anonymous User | 4 Answers | Last Activity on January 11, 2021

I am a blogger and I am looking for a tool to check my writing & content to ensure that it is unique and does not come back as plagiarized.

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What should the percentage of profit margins be for interior design?
By j0 Levine | 4 Answers | Last Activity on January 10, 2021

All of the things that make a house a comfortable home. Flooring/ lighting/ plumbing/ paint/ fabric/ furniture/ I think you have the idea by this time.

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B2B Lead Generation Services for Small Businesses
By Max Freedman | January 08, 2021

This guide explains how lead generation services work and what to look for in a lead generation service when choosing one for your small business.

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5 Ways to Increase Sales With Business Text Messages
By Elijah Masek-Kelly | January 07, 2021

Instead of calling customers and leads, try sending them texts.