This week’s edition focuses on email marketing and visuals. Did you know that we process pictures 60,000 times faster than text? And visuals are so important in everything you post from Facebook to blog posts to tweets. I hope that you enjoy the tidbits of wisdom in today’s selection of the week’s best posts.
5 Ways to Leverage Visuals that Rule the Facebook Newsfeed [Infographic] from Socially Sorted: “If there is one constant you can rely on it’s that Facebook changes. So how can you keep up with what’s working right now? That’s where the guys from quintly come in. These guys know what works right now on Facebook – their company specialise in social media analytics.”
7 Expert Tips To Get Your First 100 Email Subscribers by Jeff Bullas: If you happen to run a blog on your website, your number one way of attracting new customers is through unique, one-of-a-kind content. A surefire method to get your audience to actually read your content is by growing the size of your email list, and sending them regular broadcasts with the latest content from your blog.
How to Write Absolutely Addictive Articles from HubSpot: “This is a longer article. If you’re feeling noncommittal at the moment, don’t read it. Save it. Bookmark this page for later, when you have more time.”
Which Pictures Convert Best? Your Guide To High-Converting Images from Conversion Sciences: “It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words, but too often, we use them as nothing more than a design element on our sales pages. When used poorly, images work against us, but when used correctly, they can do things in our customers’ minds that our copywriting cannot.”
Email Marketing: The Complete Beginner’s Guide from Blogging Wizard: “If you’re a small business owner doing business online, the thought of not making any conversions can make you lose sleep at night. You work hard at creating your website – or the online version of your brick and mortar business – with a distinct brand and logo. You even heard that blogging can generate up to 67% more leads, so you start your own company blog.”
10 Blog Post Formulas That Help You Create More Articles In Less Time by Is Quan Ong: “The great writer Ernest Hemingway once said: “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” While writing may not be as gruesome as what Hemingway describes, I am certain we can all understand what he means.”
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