WebinarJam is a webinar hosting platform that seems to have been conceived as a marketing tool, first and foremost.In this WebinarJam review, we'll have a look at what it's like to both run and attend webinars on this platform and we'll examine whether it lives up to its promises.Is this the best webinar solution for marketing & sales? Or even the best overall? Let's find out!What You'll Discover in This ReviewAs with all of my webinar software reviews, I tested ...

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“114,585 leads in less than 30 days!”“We collected over 100,000 new subscribers in our first month!”“We gathered 20,000 leads in 14 days!”These are the kinds of claims used to advertise viral giveaway or contest apps. When you read such statements, it’s easy to think that launching a viral contest might be all you need to boost your mailing list to the next level. Well, in true ActiveGrowth fashion, we hosted our own viral giveaway to find out how effective this ...

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The internet isn’t the wild frontier it used to be.When it comes to selling products online these days, customers expect a premium checkout experience and your local tax office gets upset when it doesn’t receive its cut of the action.That means your payment process, digital product delivery system, and tax collection methods are now crucial to doing good online business. Basically, you can’t risk half-assing them anymore. All this is to say that simply slapping a “buy button” on your ...

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So you finally managed to finish your first eBook? That’s great…congratulations! After all those months of struggling to turn your first writing idea into an info-product reality, it’s done and you’re ready to start reaping the benefits of your hard work with some online sales. Now you just have to find a way to accept money from your audience and you’ll literally be in business. The problem is that online payment systems can be complex and tough to integrate smoothly ...

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Email is a powerful marketing tool and a mailing list is easily an online business' most valuable asset.It makes sense, then, to ask yourself which one of the many email marketing tools available is "the best". Unfortunately, this question is difficult to answer. Email marketing tools tend to be highly complex and packed with features. Testing even one of them is time consuming and it's impossible to cover all possible business cases.In this post, we'll ​use an 80/20 approach to ...

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It turns out that marketing teams and online business owners don’t have superhuman hearing when it comes to detecting whispers about their products and services online.So how do they manage to always respond to comments every time their company or products are mentioned in blog posts or forum discussions or social media blasts?Well, it’s not by manually scrounging for data on a daily basis.Instead, they have automated tools that listen to buzz on the internet for them.Now, you might think ...

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If you search for "marketing automation", you might experience some heart palpitations when you start looking at prices. The big marketing automation players like Marketo, Pardot and Hubspot all have pricing plans that range from hundreds of dollars a month to the ominous "contact us". Clearly geared towards large enterprises, rather then scrappy startups.But don't let that discourage you. Marketing automation is a cornerstone of any successful online business and in this post, you'll discover the tools that are suitable ...

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If you run an online business, you know how much it sucks to schedule meeting after meeting, across multiple timezones, through your email.​Here's a typical back-and-forth email scheduling thread you're probably much too familiar with... ...

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No-Hands SEO is a desktop-based Windows program that promises to take all of the work out of search engine optimization. It’s supposed to do so by automating the backlink building or “off-page” part of SEO. Beyond that, it’s not all that clear what exactly the software does, if the sales-page is all you have to go by. Read this review to see what this product is all about and to learn whether or not it’s worth investing in. ...

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Take a look around at a few blogs and discussion forums about SEO and you’ll quickly find many recommendations for some backlink building automation tool or another. It’s clear that if you’re looking to get websites ranked systematically, you should be using either software automation or outsourcing to help along the way. While many link-building tools have been discussed an recommended in great detail, individually, the question that remains is: how do they actually compare to each other? Out of ...

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