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Sales Tips: 3 Things You Need to Be Successful At Sales

If you do a quick search for "sales tips", you'll get more than 1.5 million results. Whoa. It's safe to say there's a wealth of information out there for how to get better at sales, whether you're in sales or not.

Posted on March 19, 2018

Tagged Sales, Sales Tools

SEO Hacks: 8 Ways for Your Content to Appear in Search Results

If you're reading this article, it’s safe to assume that you know some SEO basics. And you likely understand the correlation between SEO and organic traffic to your website.

You're blogging regularly, selecting the perfect keywords, optimizing the title, body, and image. Yet, you’re still having trouble climbing to the first page on Google.

Posted on February 27, 2018

Manufacturing Marketing: 3 Common Marketing Mistakes

The manufacturing industry gets more competitive each and every day. Whether you’re trying to increase or maintain market share, acquire new customers, or bridge relationships with new distributors, you need a strategic marketing approach and the right type of content and tools to achieve your goals.

Posted on February 09, 2018

33 Video Marketing Tips for Success

Video marketing is on every marketer's to-do list for 2018. But how do you do it well? 
Though video is a must-have medium, many companies still don't have a video resource in-house. But that's okay. The 33 video marketing tips in this article will help you produce better video for your company while learning a few things along the way. 
These tips were originally presented at...
Posted on January 16, 2018

Video Marketing Guide: How to use video to market your business

Many news outlets have proclaimed 2018 as “the year of video”. We agree, but to be honest – the last few years have all been touted as the year of video.

Posted on January 12, 2018

How to Write a Case Study That Helps You Close More Deals

Case studies are a great way to gain trust from potential clients by providing a real-life example that demonstrate your company’s capabilities.

It’s easy to say you're the best when it comes to providing X, or that you are a thought leader in industry Y.

But potential customers want proof.

Posted on December 15, 2017

Instagram Feed Ideas and Examples for B2B Marketing

Scroll through Instagram and you'll find yourself in a sea of photos and videos featuring beautiful travel photos, coffee shops, fashion and handbags, cycling and outdoor adventures, and more. It's easy to get sucked into the visual experience of this powerful platform. 

Posted on October 17, 2017

10x10 Show Livestream at the Lincoln B2B 2017

Join us LIVE on Facebook for the 10x10 show!

Brought to you by Simple Strat at the 2017 B2B Expo at Pinnacle Bank Arena and sponsored by Allo! The line up for the show is chronicled below. It's going to be a great day and PACKED with great advice! 

Posted on October 17, 2017

6 Tips on How to Use LinkedIn for Business

For B2B marketing, the sales cycle has changed significantly over the last decade. While no longer reserved to using only trade shows, cold calling, and industry vertical publications, today’s B2B prospects are heavily influenced by personal recommendations from fellow professionals, online reviews, social content, podcasts, blogs, and more.

This includes a powerful sales and marketing tool...

Posted on October 10, 2017

Tagged Social Media

Why 20,000 Marketers Flew to Boston #Inbound17 Recap

At Simple Strat, we’re a certified Hubspot agency partner – which means we believe wholeheartedly in the Inbound Marketing methodology to generate leads through content. We’re one of the few certified agencies in the Midwest, which means we need to stay up on the latest trends and changes in the industry in order to generate results for our clients.

Posted on October 06, 2017

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