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Announcement: Gist Now Integrates with Facebook Messenger!

Josh Slone December 6, 2018
Behind the Scenes
Facebook + Gist
That’s right. Now, Gist integrates with Facebook messenger. You and your team can manage all of the messages from the most popular social platform inside of Gist. Think about it. Tagging, tracking and monitoring Facebook conversations in real time — just like you already do…
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Guest Post Guidelines

Josh Slone November 28, 2018
Behind the Scenes
Are you a marketing professional? Upcoming sales influencer? Executive who has extensive experience with the buyer journey? If so, we may be interested in having you write for Gist. Interested? Be sure to read the following guidelines in detail. There are several things we require,…
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How to Build an Email List in 2019

Josh Slone November 27, 2018
Marketing
As a content marketer here at Gist, one of my top priorities is increasing the size of our own email list. Since our platform offers email marketing as part of it’s suite, it makes sense that this is a focus for us. And learning how…
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Need a Lead Magnet Today? Here are 3 In-Depth Tutorials

Josh Slone November 27, 2018
Marketing
Coming up with lead magnet ideas can be stressful. You know it has to be tailored to your target audience. And it has to be something valuable enough to get someone to subscribe to your email list. And it’s not something you can skip. Having…
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Using a Meeting Scheduler App for Sales Teams

Josh Slone November 27, 2018
Sales
Using a meeting scheduler app is becoming a popular way to get more prospects on the phone. Instead of having to setup the time yourself and having your lead miss the call, these tools do several things that dramatically increase the number of completed conversations….
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Ultimate Online Customer Support Guide

Josh Slone November 27, 2018
Support
Hypothetical. I know it’s kind of a negative start, but let’s just think of a forest fire. Firefighters from the US Forestry Service react to fires by trying to put them out. Makes sense, right? But that same Forestry Service created Smokey to bear to…
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Re-Thinking a Content Strategy that Drives 1.5 Million Visitors per Month

Justin McGill November 27, 2018
Marketing
Content marketing strategy
Having grown their blog to 1.5 million visitors/month, and acquiring thousands of customers, Buffer could be considered one of the poster boys for “startup success”. Yet, they were stuck. They knew they could be doing more in their marketing. And they knew there were opportunities…
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Launching a Content Strategy From Scratch by Documenting the Gist Journey

Justin McGill November 27, 2018
Behind the Scenes Marketing
My first main marketing objective, after the rebrand, is to get our content marketing plan in place. We are literally starting from ground zero. This is a brand new domain and it means this is our current situation: zero links zero keyword rankings zero presence…
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How to Use Live Chat Software for The Entire Buyer Journey

Josh Slone November 27, 2018
Marketing Sales Support
Live chat software has become an invaluable tool for businesses looking to begin the conversation with their leads as soon as possible. Having a rep, or even yourself, online right when a hopeful visitor has a question can dramatically reduce the sales cycle. On the…
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ConvertFox is Now Gist, Here’s Why (and Our Rebrand Process)

Justin McGill November 27, 2018
Behind the Scenes
When I first decided to join ConvertFox, Jitta (the Founder whose birth name is Raghavender, but goes by Jitta), one of the first things I pushed for was to rebrand the company. I knew that we were going to be starting our marketing from scratch,…
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