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The consumer decision journey will drive paid search in 2020

In organic search, you’re going to see a push of data directly to search engines instead of relying on them to crawl. Christi Olson on January 3, 2020 Contributor and SMX speaker, Christi Olson, explains how the consumer decision journey is going to drive paid search while organic search’s data push directly to search engines … Continue reading The consumer decision journey will drive paid search in 2020

How to Get Past the Gatekeeper [A Guide to Getting Contact with Decision Makers]

Josh Slone — January 1, 2020 Follow @Josh_Slone Reaching an important decision maker directly is always a challenge. They usually have people employed to take their calls to filter out sales reps and anyone else not deemed to be directly important. These are the Gatekeepers. Your sales success depends on knowing how to get past … Continue reading How to Get Past the Gatekeeper [A Guide to Getting Contact with Decision Makers]

Opportunity Costs in Decision Making – A Critical Success Factor for SMEs

Karam Mangat — December 12, 2019 The digital disruption in fin-tech and business technology, in general, is phenomenal. BizTech and FinTech innovations that support small businesses are being developed at a rapid pace. Yet, small businesses are still failing at an alarming rate. According to the Bureau of Statistics, there are over 2 million small … Continue reading Opportunity Costs in Decision Making – A Critical Success Factor for SMEs

Becoming a Master Decision Maker: 8 Steps to Follow

Jim Haudan — October 15, 2019 Follow @jhaudan Given the number of decisions that leaders must make every day, you would expect that through repetition and practice they would continue to take their decision-making capability to higher levels of proficiency. But after working with 50+ senior executive teams of Global 2000 companies, I’ve found it … Continue reading Becoming a Master Decision Maker: 8 Steps to Follow

How Do People Make the Positive Decision to Buy From Your Website?

Graham Jones — April 26, 2019 Follow @grahamjones — April 26, 2019 The decision to buy anything is made in fractions of a second. Almost the entire decision-making process takes place in the emotional centres of the brain. Only after our emotions have come up with their idea of the right thing to buy does … Continue reading How Do People Make the Positive Decision to Buy From Your Website?

Rethinking the marketing funnel with Consumer Decision Journeys

The way customers shop and interact with brands has changed and the CDJ provides a practical framework for marketing to customers along this journey. Mark Meyerson on February 25, 2019  The traditional marketing funnel, starting wide at the top and narrowing down to purchase was appropriate in the past but has become outdated. The way … Continue reading Rethinking the marketing funnel with Consumer Decision Journeys

2 Emotions That Affect Every Business Decision You Make

David Amerland — February 7, 2019 Follow @davidamerland — February 7, 2019 The brain is designed to look out at the world and formulate models that help it reduce uncertainty. Uncertainty due to unreliable or incomplete information affects behavior and increases the sense of fear we experience. Fear has a distinct neurochemical effect. It is … Continue reading 2 Emotions That Affect Every Business Decision You Make