10 Free Sales and Marketing eBooks To Boost Your Business

This latest in my Business Guide Series brings you 10 free eBooks and whitepapers to help you with your sales and marketing strategies. Please just click on the heading or image to register for the download. A few contact details are required on first registration (or you can register via your LinkedIn account) after which you will have access to the full catalogue of free downloads available via our collaboration with TradePub.com.

A Step-by-Step Guide to LinkedIn’s New Company Pages

A Step-by-Step Guide to LinkedIn’s New Company Pages to help you to learn what’s changed and how you can leverage the updates to drive traffic and leads, grow reach, increase product awareness, and optimize for search.

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Defining the 21st Century Salesperson

Do you know what seller types you have and what it takes for them to succeed? Online information sources and social networks have made basic product information and recommendations so readily available and ubiquitous that the role of the 21st century salesperson is now more so than ever defined in terms of his or her ability to add value to the customer. This Forrester White Paper addresses the four different archetypes of salespeople of the 21st century: the expediter, the specialist, the consolidator, and the conductor.

The Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Design & Copy of Calls-to-Action

Calls-To-Action are one of the key lead generation elements, and they should be used in each and every one of your marketing tactics: emails, social media updates, press releases, trade shows … the list goes on. In fact, whenever you want to ensure your team is moving in the right direction, pose the question, “What’s the call-to-action we’re using to drive people’s behavior? ”This question will guide you in thinking through each of the steps in the sales cycle, from brand awareness to purchase. Before you produce a marketing video, for example, ask yourself what you want viewers to do after watching it. Before you post an update to Facebook or Twitter, consider what options for engagement you are giving to your fans and followers.

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Marketing’s New Imperative: Bring Social to Your Team

Jive Software, the largest and fastest-growing independent Social Business Software company in the world, discusses marketing team productivity through leveraging social technology. In “Marketing’s New Imperative: Bring Social to Your Team”, you will learn about:

  • The Task of Marketing Organizations and Doing More with Less
  • Unleashing Team Productivity with Social Technology
  • Uniting Diverse Team Members in a Single Workspace
  • Social Collaboration Solution Designed Specifically for Marketing Teams

Making Connections: Understand Your Best Customers to Maximize Results

Understanding your customers’ needs and preferences is paramount to success. Yet few retailers use data to their advantage. This white paper discusses strategic ways to leverage data to engage your Most Valuable Customers and demonstrate continued value. In this white paper, learn:

  • Essential data elements to understand your best customers
  • How to market to similar customers to maximize reach
  • Key recommendations to drive customer value and attract new business

The 30 Greatest Lead Generation Tips, Tricks & Ideas

Generating leads is a marketer’s single most important objective. Yet, only 1 in 10 marketers say their lead generation efforts are highly efficient and effective.

Download these 30 tips to learn:

  • What makes the best lead-generating content
  • What drives killer landing page performance
  • How to create offers that are impossible to ignore
  • Secret website optimization tips with A/B testing
  • … and more!

7 Convenient Truths to Capitalize Mobile Web

All the trends tell us that mobile browsing is the next big thing, but in the rush to “go mobile” many websites forget the new device comes with a new set of usability rules, constraints and best practices. In this piece, learn the basic fundamentals that set mobile and desktop browsing apart, and the seven convenient truths you have to remember when designing any mobile website, building a better mobile experience for your customers.

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New Guide: How to Use Google+ for Business

In this guide you’ll learn:

  • How to set up a Google+ business page
  • Marketing best practices with your Google+ page
  • The benefits of Google+ in search
  • Google+ Circles & the value of segmentation
  • How to incorporate the +1 button on your blog

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 How to Attract Customers with Facebook

A guide to optimizing your Facebook presence for more leads and sales. Learn how to increase the ROI of your Facebook efforts and attract leads and customers through your campaigns. This eBook will walk you through the steps of planning, implementing, and measuring a successful organic and paid Facebook strategy.

After reading this eBook, you will be able to:

  • Plan out a successful Facebook marketing campaign
  • Segment your audience for best results
  • Allocate budget aligned with your business’s goals
  • Analyze the success of your campaign in order to make improvements


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An Introductory Guide: How to Use Twitter for Business

Master the essentials to better share, engage, & market on Twitter. Used successfully, Twitter can help you develop and promote your brand, interact with your fan base, monitor conversations about your company, promote thought leadership, and much more.

Download this comprehensive eBook to learn, step-by-step, how to tackle Twitter as a business tool. Specifically, this guide will teach you:

  • The basics, such as Twitter-specific vocabulary
  • 6 ways to set up and optimize your public profile
  • How to use Twitter for business through marketing

Twitter for Business

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