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How Smart Design can Simplify Your SaaS Product

Big tech companies like Google, Dropbox and Slack offer products that are familiar, straightforward and easy to understand. But, not all SaaS companies are that fortunate. Instead, SaaS products and services often include multiple layers and complicated steps. While these complex elements can facilitate the customer’s user experience, it can be difficult to explain to them the functionality and processes, especially if they are brand new to your product. Fortunately, there are ways to simplify complicated products for prospective customers using the right visuals, language and layouts…and a creative partner, of course!

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5 Reasons Tech Companies Should Work with a Marketing Agency

As a tech marketer, have you've experienced any of these all-to-common issues at your job?

  • You have a small team and are required to perform tasks outside of your primary skill set.
  • You have a long list of important projects that have gone uncompleted for weeks…or months.
  • You don't have time to stay up-to-date with changing technology and marketing trends.

(I see you nodding at the computer screen…)

What if you could solve these problems simply by working with an outside marketing agency who specializes in your industry? It's true…and here's how your day-to-day life could change for the better.

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Create Amazing DIY Social Media Graphics For Your SaaS Business Using These Four Tools

Have you been spending a ton of time writing and scheduling your social media content but are not seeing the engagement you want? Perhaps you're forgetting one crucial element that could really grab your audience's attention: graphics. Great graphics can be the difference between a great design and a “meh” design.

Graphics work when it comes to social media content:

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3 of the Best B2B Graphic Design Tips for Tech Companies

In our years of experience working with marketing managers at B2B software and technology companies, we’ve seen the good, bad and ugly of print and web design.

So whether you have an in-house creative department or are using an outside agency, here are three of our best graphic design tips to make sure you’re creating attention-grabbing marketing materials for your B2B tech brand.

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3 Website Design Mistakes Made by Marketing Managers in Tech

As a marketing manager at a software or technology company, you’re an expert in a lot of things: writing content, managing budgets, coordinating trade shows…the list goes on an on. But one thing you’re probably not very experienced at is website design.

Since redoing a website takes a lot of time and effort (and money), it’s important to get it right the first time around. Here’s a list of the top three website design mistakes we see marketing managers in tech making on a regular basis…and how to fix them.

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Is Bad Stock Photography Hurting Your Technology Brand?

We’ve all seen cringe-worthy stock photography (hopefully on your competitors’ websites and not your own!). But nowadays, there’s also a lot of high-quality, affordable imagery available for purchase online.

Here are a few of our favorite tips and tricks on how to choose low-cost stock photography that will rival any custom photo shoot.
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How to Design a B2B Tech Website That Isn't Boring

Feeling like your B2B software or technology website is, well, a bit boring? You’re not alone…many marketing managers struggle with how to “spruce up” text-heavy pages without embarking on a total website redesign.

Here are our favorite tips for how to breathe life into an otherwise boring B2B website design. How many can you implement this week?

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The Two Best Places a Tech Company Should Insert CTAs

Not sure where to place your “sign up for a free demo” all-to-action (CTA) on your blog posts? You’re not alone…many technology marketing managers are hesitant on CTA placement for the fear of missing out on conversions.

Below are some statistics on website visitor engagement which, when calculated together, will give you the two best places to insert your CTAs.

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5 Ways to Improve Form Conversions on Technology Websites

Do you have plenty of website visitors, but are still left wondering ““why aren’t more people filling out my online forms?”

If your landing page in well designed and your webinar sounds enticing, maybe the problem is with the actual form itself.

Since form submissions are arguably the #1 most important step for inbound lead generation, let’s go over five ways you can make online forms more user-friendly to encourage better conversion rates on your technology website.

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How to Design a Better B2B Content Offer Graphic

You just published an awesome new content offer and are waiting not-so-patiently for your inbox to be bombarded with download notifications. But nothing happens.

The topic is interesting. The keywords are on target. What could have possibly gone wrong? Take a look at your CTA graphic.

Hubspot says the average CTA on a blog post will only be clicked by 1-2% of viewers. And only 10% of those will actually fill out the form to download your offer. If you’re doing the math, that means for every 1,000 readers of your blog post you should expect 1-2 downloads.

Not satisfied with just being average? Improve your conversion rate with these five tips to design a better B2B content offer graphic.

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