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Acquisition

How to acquire more customers? How to attract the right people? These posts are all about data-driven approach to customer acquisition.

Call To Action In Writing: 7 Powerful Examples

Careful attention to CTA (call to action) copywriting is the difference between brands that drive conversions and those that only drive traffic.

Brands that slap a “Buy Now” button on a page and call it a day wonder why their campaigns fail to convert. Companies that engage in strategic CTA testing continue to drive success metrics like CTR (click-through rate) up and to the right.

CTA testing is paramount because it’s not always obvious what needs to happen for your business. Landing page platform Unbounce boosted conversion rates by 90% by changing their CTA copy from “Start your 30-day trial” to “Start my free 30-day trial.” 

In this article, we’ll explore seven powerful CTA examples from high-performing companies. You’ll learn what makes them so convincing so that you can apply these lessons in your own CTA writing.

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Breaking down 6 Marketing Playbook Examples from the CXL Community

Marketing playbooks help you consistently produce campaigns and content in the face of continuous disruption. No matter which players are in the game (copywriters, designers, etc.), your playbook will help produce a consistent outcome.

The trouble is, most successful businesses like to keep their marketing playbooks close to their chests (for obvious reasons). This makes it difficult for new businesses, or those experimenting with new strategies, to learn best practices.

CXL likes to play by an entirely different set of rules, so they’ve created a marketing playbook community where experts can weigh in and share their experiences. 

In short, CXL put winning marketing playbooks on the table for everyone to see.

In this article, you’ll learn how to create an impactful marketing playbook to show up consistently and grow your business.

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How High-Performing Companies Use North Star Metrics In Practice

How did Outreach grow in just a few years to 50,000 monthly active users, $10 million in new bookings, and net revenue retention (NRR) of more than 140%? 

By focusing intently on a single measurement, known as a north star metric.

The sales platform is intensely devoted to nurturing its monthly active users (MAU). They even employ a dedicated “System Implementation Manager” whose sole responsibility is to drive adoption and get 70% of customers using the product daily.

The north star metric defines success for the whole company and aligns teams on a growth trajectory.

In this article, you’ll learn how other growing companies use the north star metric to achieve customer success. Apply these lessons to align your teams and drive revenue growth.

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Cross-selling and Upselling: What to Know Before Getting Started

Upselling and cross-selling are two ways to do the same thing: grow your revenue by getting customers to spend more. It’s a mutually beneficial deal where customers get a better experience, and you get a fatter bottom line.

But many businesses jump in too early, neglecting their buyer’s intent, choosing the wrong method, and annoying customers instead of enhancing their experience.

In this article, you’ll discover what everyone’s missing about cross-selling and upselling, so you can apply today’s best practices to delight customers, deliver more value, and drive revenue growth.

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Omnichannel Marketing: 7 Examples to Improve Customer Experience

When researching a new product, buyers use 10 or more channels to interact with companies. Each channel presents a chance to make a good impression. 

Optimize each channel, and you’ll win new customers, enjoy higher order rates, and retain customers. Get them wrong, and you risk damaging brand perception and trust. 

In this post, we’ll explore lessons from brands that use omnichannel marketing to deliver a seamless customer experience.

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How to Create a Marketing Playbook for Consistent Campaigns

Consistency is the cornerstone of good marketing. You only have to look at top brands to see this in action: Apple’s sleekness, Coca-Cola’s playfulness, Disney’s magic.

Consistency is equally critical for startups. Stacked Marketer turned a free newsletter into a six-figure revenue generator by staying actionable, convenient, and entertaining. 

Being consistent earns trust and cements brand status—qualities that add 10–20% to your overall growth, according to LucidPress research. On the flip side, inconsistency confuses consumers, limiting your chance to generate leads.

A marketing playbook helps you achieve brand consistency across channels and campaigns.

In this article, we’ll explain how to create a marketing playbook to align your teams and boost your sales opportunities.

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Upselling and Cross-selling: 8 Examples and Why They Work

Users can access Spotify’s extensive music library for free, yet their Premium subscriptions grew 15% in 2022

Meanwhile, ecommerce marketing software Privy is generating 10% higher average order value for Shopify users with their related product recommendations add-on.

These tactics are upselling and cross-selling (respectively). While both effectively drive revenue and enhance the customer experience, upselling is ideal for companies with a single product or freemium model.

In this article, we’ll show you how six companies employ the best upselling strategies. Then we’ll tell you how to do it yourself so you’re not leaving money on the table.

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7 Examples of Effective Cross-selling (and Why They Work)

You should be dedicating resources to encouraging each new and existing customer to increase their spending. If not, you’re missing out on a play that can deliver exponential returns.

Recommending additional products or services can help customers solve problems while upping their investment. This will improve customer lifetime value (CLTV), making customer acquisition costs (CAC) healthier.

It’s called cross-selling; a tactic that drives 35% of sales for Amazon and helps leading SaaS companies reduce churn. 

In this post, we’ll show how to put it into practice by breaking down examples of cross-selling done well. 

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7 Account-Based Marketing Examples and Lessons

A precise understanding of account-based marketing fuels the success of brands like DocuSign, Dialpad, and LiveRamp. 

These businesses have driven millions in ARR by diverting the focus from spray-and-pray marketing methods to targeting (and landing) bigger, better-fit accounts.

To experience explosive growth, implement an account-based marketing strategy rooted in proven, demonstrable success.

In this article, you’ll learn how to leverage seven success stories to reach and exceed your goals.

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Account-Based Marketing vs. Lead Generation: Which is Right for You?

Every business needs leads. The biggest challenge for marketers is getting them.

Account-based marketing (ABM) and lead generation both offer a way to do this. Done right, both can help attract the kind of high-quality leads that become long-term customers and advocates.

Snowflake achieved over 300% growth with ABM. Templafy generated 475% ROI with lead generation. DocuSign combines both to fuel its sales funnel.

In this article, we’ll look at both disciplines, explaining what they are and when they’re best used. You’ll also learn how to approach ABM and lead generation to engage your ideal customer. 

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