Considering how effective and valuable content marketing is to businesses in the digital age, it’s no surprise that there is an intimidating number of them to choose from. But separating the pros from the posers is important, as it can mean the difference between a significant boost in sales and your marketing budget going down the drain.
Hello and welcome to the final chapter of our three-part guide for using content to guide your prospects through the sales funnel.
We have already taken you through generating leads with awareness-building top-of-the-funnel (ToFu) content, and we’ve laid out the best way to nurture those leads w
Following on from our guide to top-of-the-funnel (ToFu) content, it only seems right that we head further down the cone and show you the best way to attack the other two levels as well.
When one leaves the top and heads down towards the bottom, one inevitably passes through the middle – and this is where our journey through the sales funnel sh
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Having a fantastic product or service at an attractive price point used to be all you needed to win customers and build a successful business. However, in the digital age – where lines between markets are more blurred, more businesses than ever are offering similar products at great prices, and customers are finding they wield the power of unprecedented choice – the business battl
18-03-2019 - Gary Smith