What does future-proof digital marketing training look like?
When it comes to technology, “The ability of something to continue to be of value into the distant future and not become obsolete” seems pretty obvious. We can all recognize items that have become obsolete as technology changes and improves. But, what does future-proof mean in the context of digital marketing training for work and employment?
From my perspective and looking at reviews from experts in education and psychology, to be future-proof is to “Continue to be useful or successful in future when the situation changes.”
This definition sounds a bit woolly but can be distilled into three primary components:
Being able to identify opportunities by anticipating the future
Using this knowledge to minimize the effects of shocks and stresses of future events by having a clear strategy
Then, using this strategy to…
In this guide, I’m going to show you how to leverage inbound marketing on LinkedIn to create a steady stream of high-quality B2B leads and accelerate your sales.
No scraping emails and outbound outreach with your inbound marketing. No mass-spamming. Just an exact step process you can follow to regularly fill in your sales pipeline with high-quality inbound leads.
Let’s get started.
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Step 1: Define and focus on your target market segment
From a glance, this is the easiest step but, at the same time, wrong targeting makes every marketing campaign doomed before it ever started.
There is a famous Russian proverb: A person who chases two rabbits…
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Between 75% and 97% of buyers are on-line, researching the type of services you provide right now and approximately 52% of them will buy something, immediately, as a result of this research. In fact, a recent study of social media demographics by author, marketer and speaker @WarrenKnight, indicates that 88% of all Pinterest users purchased a product they'd pinned. However, with many Pinterest users following big brands, it's not going to be easy for you to be included in the list of companies who benefit from this activity unless you've built and nurtured an audience.
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