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MSP Sales Funnel Key Terms To Know

By Hunter Nelson | January 23, 2023

In today’s post, I wanted to break down a few key terms MSP owners should be aware of when it comes to breaking down sales funnels from online marketing for your MSP. A lot of MSP owners grow initially through referrals and networking and are used to any leads they receive to be scorching hot…

Why Chat GPT Is A Risk For SEO Content

By Hunter Nelson | January 19, 2023

Chat GPT is all the rage right now. Type in a few sentences about what you want and ChatGPT spits out serviceably written content to fulfill all your marketing dreams. It’s easy to see how ChatGPT can have a high potential for abuse and turn an already lazy group of marketers, into something even lazier,…

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Why Referrals Don’t Scale And Create Risk For Your Company

By Hunter Nelson | November 28, 2022

With the recent wave of layoffs in the tech sector, I’ve seen a big uptick in the recently departed deciding to try their hand at running their own consulting business. This has led to a lot of fresh faces in some of the networking meetings I attend asking some flavor of the same question. How…

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What Goes Into Publishing A Blog Post?

By Hunter Nelson | November 2, 2022

I wanted to take a moment to describe what goes on during the publishing of a blog post here at Tortoise and Hare Software to give you some visibility into what engaging with us can look like. Our client base is comprised primarily of established mid-market MSPs, SaaS, and Cybersecurity firms, and our clients come…

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What Are Directory Citations In SEO?

By Hunter Nelson | November 1, 2022

Directory citations are a form of online business listing similar to a phone book entry in the real world. Yelp and YellowPages.com are probably the two most thought of when it comes to online business directories but sites like Facebook and Google also have their own directories and there are thousands with unique positioning in…

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MSP Marketing Guide To 5 Million+ ARR

By Hunter Nelson | March 25, 2022

In this guide, we’re going to talk about how you can use MSP marketing to generate enough pipeline to get to 5 million plus in annual recurring revenue. A lot of the things we’ll talk about in this guide can be used in larger and smaller businesses but for the purposes of this guide, we’ll…

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Multi Arm Bandits And PPC Machine Learning

By Hunter Nelson | March 7, 2022

In today’s post, we’re going to be talking about a common PPC machine learning algorithm of which some variant is leveraged in part by many pay per click platforms called a multi arm bandit. We’ll talk about how they compare to simple A/B tests and why understanding the types of algorithms these platforms use is…

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Top Online Lead Generation Tips For MSPs

By Hunter Nelson | March 4, 2022

According to industry research by a leading managed service provider marketing firm, 94% of MSPs self-reported lead generation as their number one challenge when it comes to growing their MSP. There’s no question that the vast majority of MSPs struggle with lead generation, especially in the earlier years of their business. It makes sense, most…

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Best Practices For Responsive Search Ads

By Hunter Nelson | March 1, 2022

If you’ve been running paid search campaigns on Google Ads lately you’ve almost certainly noticed that responsive search ads are now the standard. Google is leaning heavily into automation and machine learning and fighting the current is not only less effective, but it’s also now not even possible in some cases. Expanded text ads have…

How To Set A Budget For Paid Search

By Hunter Nelson | February 28, 2022

In this post, we’re going to break down how to set a budget for paid search to run lead generation campaigns for your B2B tech org. Let’s assume for the purposes of this post that you are seeking to set a budget that will effectively establish a pay-per-click lead generation pipeline and target approximately 10…