Overbought into Holidays

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Get Bespoke’s 2017 Outlook Report with a 30-day free trial to Bespoke’s premium research! Click here to learn more. Dow 20,000 watch continues as we head into the Holiday weekend as the major averages struggle to advance amid extended overbought conditions.  As shown in the trading range charts below, both the DJIA and S&P 500 have been trading in overbought (more than one standard deviation above 50-DMA) territory for several weeks now.  For the DJIA, yesterday’s close was the 31st straight day that the index closed at overbought levels, which is a streak that has been in place since the election.  Surprisingly enough, the current streak of overbought closes… Read Entire Story

5 of the Best Ways to Improve Your Credit Score in 2017

If you plan on making a large purchase in 2017 such as a home, car, planning on refinancing your current mortgage, or are looking to make a few changes, the largest factor for your credit worthiness is your credit score.  Each point could be costing you money compared to those with excellent credit score, so there a few ways that you can increase your score before it’s too late. Start by Reviewing Your Report Due to the amount of fraud these days, seemingly easy to… Read Entire Story

Unbounce is Launching Something New: Get Ready for More Conversions

As a marketer, you spend a big chunk of your time launching campaigns or creating content aimed at attracting the right customers. As simple as that sounds, the effort behind these initiatives is more complex than we’d like to admit. And the reality is, most visitors to your site just don’t convert. So when you’ve got a specific lead or sales target to hit, a tight and dwindling budget to drive new … Read Entire Story

5 Customer Retention Tips for Every Entrepreneur

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Many entrepreneurs work diligently to grow their startups and focus on getting new customers. Unfortunately, many also forget to effectively address the need to retain the customers they already have.… Read more » (c) Noobpreneur.com Read Entire Story

Online Marketing Agencies: Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em?

Look at the signs and see whether or not it’s time to find a new marketing firm to handle your company needs. Read Entire Story

Transform Dark Days into Opportunity

The day that you find you are doubting yourself, take private time to consider why that is. Read Entire Story

How Tech Is Becoming an Integral Player in Energy Solutions

Analytics are shaping decisions about where and how energy producers tap natural resources and how we can build our greener future. Read Entire Story

Create a Data-Driven Content Strategy in 1 Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

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If you’re a content writer, you might think that data analytics isn’t relevant to you (I know I did). But you’d be wrong. Data and content are actually a match made in heaven. If you collect the right data, you can find out what type of content resonates with your audience  — isn’t that a writer’s ultimate goal? By developing a data-driven content strategy, you are ensuring the content you’re producing is relevant to … Read Entire Story

Ignite Your B2B Content Marketing Effectiveness at #C2C16

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The opportunity to surround yourself with top content thought leaders and practitioners is one that you should always take. That’s just what we will be doing February 15 -17 at the 2016 B2B Content2Conversion conference in Scottsdale Arizona. We’ll be packing our bags and leaving the cold Minnesota climate for warmer weather and three days filled with top-notch B2B content marketing education. But before we dig into that, lets review the current state of content marketing for B2B marketers and why conferences like this are so essential. A recent Content Marketing Institute study revealed that a full 88% of B2B marketers have adopted some form… Read Entire Story

7 Skills to Thrive, Not Just Survive, in Any Career

If career growth and job satisfaction are your objectives, just pretend that you are an entrepreneur. Read Entire Story

The New TLC: Trustworthy, Likable and Charismatic

For those not naturally charming, learn to ‘trigger talk.’ Read Entire Story

How to Boost Traffic to Your Small-Business Website

Follow the tips to gain a larger audience and leave a lasting impression while doing so. Read Entire Story