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How to use social media monitoring to generate viable leads

There are numerous advantages for businesses in using social media monitoring tools, most of which are regularly discussed. But one of the benefits that is quite often overlooked is lead generation. 

The figures are rather extraordinary. 68% of marketers claim to have created leads from social media sites and 55% have closed deals found from a social media lead. 

This article is aimed at explaining how to navigate the key areas of creating a lead generation campaign, in order to assist in the finding of viable leads for your business.

Seven tips for successful lead follow-up

For companies looking to drive business online, lots of time and money is invested in lead generation. But what happens when the leads start flowing in?

Unfortunately, it’s easy to perform reverse alchemy on leads, taking a golden lead and turning it into lead. What’s worse: oftentimes, this happens almost immediately.

Is Google selling leads in the UK?

Every so often a simple Google search reveals a hint at a new Google initiative.

In recent months we’ve seen various different types of ad extension formats and it seems that selling leads rather than clicks could be the next big push in Google’s continuing search for revenue streams away from the simple click.

Peter Bell from Fuse Lead Marketing (@fuselead) recently alerted me to an interesting discovery which seems to have appeared over the last few weeks in the UK.

If you are signed into one of Google’s services (LeadPoint uses Google for email) you might stumble across a new type of ad extension in the top ranked ads – namely a way for the advertiser to capture your contact information and permission to contact you without clicking through.

Create an ‘Engagement Zone’ to increase lead capture rates for your funnel

Organisations are employing a variety of digital sales and marketing tools, channels, content and practices to generate awareness and traffic to their web assets, but the percentage of that traffic converted to contacts, prospects, leads and actual business is woeful.

Why is that, and what can we do?

This post presents the idea of an ‘Engagement Zone’ that integrates content access, next steps, calls-to-action and marketing automation into a custom conversion solution. 

Eight tips for boosting lead gen conversions

The internet is arguably the most powerful tool for generating leads the business world has ever known. Using little more than HTML forms, it’s possible to set up a simple mechanism for generating leads on a website and thanks to cost-effective internet advertising options, reaching an audience of potential customers has never been easier.

But even given these things, generating quality leads online isn’t always as easy as it looks and a lot of leads are lost because the forms and web pages designed to generate them are poorly implemented. Here are eight tips for making sure you’re maximizing your lead gen conversions.