by J.R. Rund  Dec 9, 2019

Three Codes & The Truth: Install CallRail JavaScript with Google Tag Manager

Let’s face it: building a website from the ground up is no walk in the park. Your site can be the determining factor that draws an undecided visitor off of the cyber streets when they need you to make their decision for them. “Are we eating Indian or Thai tonight?” Once they arrive, the decision…

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by Jules Tompkins  Dec 4, 2019

5 marketing attribution pitfalls marketers must avoid

Marketing attribution has grown in complexity over the last decade-plus, thanks in part to an unprecedented proliferation of new advertising platforms and new content types. Getting attribution right is not just an onerous endeavor, but the no. 1 pain point facing today’s marketers –– more challenging than getting organizational buy-in, budget, audience insights, or proper…

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by Zack Bedingfield  Oct 8, 2019

How to write successful call-only ads that earn more prospects

Call-only ads are a Google Ads feature that has seen a recent surge in popularity since its release in 2015. Call-only ads have a distinct format — their primary purpose is to motivate potential customers to call your business, which distinguishes them from traditional text ads. Since prospects are calling the company directly instead of…

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by Ben Deutsch  Jun 26, 2019

How to write better Calls To Action to maximize Click-Through Rate

Call Today! Reserve Your Spot! Contact Us! Submit! These are all examples of call to actions that send different messages to consumers. Perfecting your ads call to action can ensure that you are delivering the correct message and having the highest conversion rate for your advertising. Here at Pain Free Dental Marketing, we believe there…

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by Amber Guidry  Jun 11, 2019

Top must-follow Twitter chats for inbound marketers

Twitter chats are an easy way to network and build industry connections without the cost of a conference pass or even having to leave your desk. Additionally, they provide a platform for amplification and establishing authority in the industry, giving your company an edge in the thought leadership process. Even with the recent decline, Twitter…

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by Melissa Garner  Jun 3, 2019

How messaging platforms boost marketing performance

Introduction [Rachel] All right. Hello, everyone. Thank you for joining us for today’s webinar. My name is Rachel and I’m the partner marketing manager here at CallRail. For those of you unfamiliar with CallRail, we provide attribution software to more than 100,000 businesses and marketing agencies to help improve marketing ROI. Today, we are discussing…

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by Zapier Editorial Team  Apr 30, 2019

3 ways to get more leads using automation

Every sale starts with a lead. But most businesses don’t have the resources to respond to every inquiry, or reach out to everyone who clicks a link. Plus, your time is better spent nurturing existing leads and closing deals. That’s why it’s crucial to turn to automation to get more leads — automating your lead…

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by Dedra Mitchell  Jul 27, 2018

Improve your paid ads and score more leads: Level up your PPC marketing with CallRail

As a pay-per-click (PPC) expert, there’s no denying that your marketing tools are supremely important to your job. You live in powerhouse platforms like Google Ads (formerly AdWords) and are always on the hunt for the best software to juggle a near-infinite number of tasks. After all, using top-tier tools and methods is what helps…

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by Karissa Austin  Jun 22, 2018

Why marketers need design thinking

Typically, marketers care about UX design insofar as it applies to SEO. But if you ask Cliff Seal, UX Lead at Pardot, and Andrew Malcolm, CMO of Evernote, marketers can be more creative and effective when they harness design thinking. Design thinking: What it is and how it works in real life In this simplest…

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by Nick Jackson  Jun 19, 2018

5 CallRail integrations that marketing agencies are using to prove ROI, retain clients, and hone marketing

Marketing agencies have to use a variety of tools and platforms to understand how well their efforts are working to help their clients reach their goals. Unfortunately, these platforms are often siloed and specialize in only one facet of the buyer’s journey, muddling the reality of true performance. But you can integrate CallRail with many…

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by Karissa Austin  Jun 7, 2018

Is content really king? Re-thinking a popular adage

Where did “content is king” come from? If you guessed the marketing industry, you’ll be surprised to learn that the phrase was actually coined by Bill Gates in a 1996 essay about the Internet as a marketplace of ideas. It’s a common misattribution that reminds us to think critically about what this phrase actually means…

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by Michael Saba  Nov 8, 2017

How service-based businesses can benefit from local marketing

Guest post by Dsquared Media In the world of today, with the help of the internet, an increase in technological advancements and numerous print options, people are starting to find the services they need differently. While many service-based businesses have thrived off of word-of-mouth and referrals for years, they’re starting to realize that these efforts…

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by Amber Guidry  Jun 8, 2017

Building relationships through email marketing

Team CallRail had the awesome opportunity of attending this year’s Digital Summit Series in Atlanta. The two-day conference held multiple sessions on digital marketing strategy and best practices, boasting speakers from big names like Google, Facebook, and eBay. While several aspects of digital strategy were covered, one of the most prevalent topics was email marketing. Email marketing…

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by Janaye McGrew  Mar 27, 2017

8 Strategies to Increase Email Conversions

Email marketing remains one of the most effective methods for nurturing leads and driving conversions. It is clear why – people don’t like being sold to and many consumers are going ad blind, meaning they simply block out ads (and some even use ad blocking software). Organic reach on social media is declining, PPC ads…

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by Erica Hawkins  Jan 30, 2015

As SMB investment in digital increases, so does the need for better performance metrics

They don’t have time. They’re usually fulfilling more than one role at their company. They know marketing is important and they’re bombarded, everyday, with solicitations from multiple vendors. The average small-to-medium-sized business is contacted three-to-five times per week by a salesperson pitching some sort of marketing product or service. These salespeople have good reason to…

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