Garry Grant — August 27, 2017 Follow @seoinc — August 27, 2017 What is Negative SEO and How Can You Safeguard Against Attacks? Negative SEO involves using black hat SEO not to improve your own rankings, but to destroy the rankings of another site. It’s usually the result of an unhappy competitor, but that’s not … Continue reading What is Negative SEO and How Can You Safeguard Against Attacks?
Jessica Edmondson — August 15, 2017 Follow @ContentMktg2 — August 15, 2017 As a result of the changes taking place in the partner ecosystem, it has become of paramount importance to analyze how partners and their relative programs are performing in order to meet and adjust to mounting growth objectives. With that in mind the … Continue reading 5 Referral Partner Program Benchmarks to Measure Against [Infographic]
Jessica Edmondson — July 1, 2017 Follow @ContentMktg2 — July 1, 2017 Impactful, strategy-changing customer engagement and referral program data just hit the market this past week. This data comes from the release of the new report, The State of Business Customer Referral Programs, and the webinar, Customers: Your most important source of demand, with … Continue reading How to Measure Against New Customer Referral Program Benchmarks
Bob Apollo — May 12, 2017 Follow @bobapollo— May 12, 2017 Complex B2B buying decisions are fundamentally exercises in change management and in an increasing number of cases even apparently well-qualified prospects, after carefully evaluating their options, are deciding to stick with the status quo and not change anything – at least for the moment. … Continue reading Competing Against “Do Nothing” And “Do Something Completely Different”
In the era of fake news and ad misplacement, how can marketers fight back? Columnist Grace Kaye outlines her agency’s methods to help you take action. Grace Kaye on March 10, 2017 How do you fight ad misplacement and fraudulent advertising? First of all, it’s hard. No media buyer can guarantee complete brand safety, … Continue reading How to fight against online ad fraud (in 6 steps)
Google, Integral Ad Science, WP’s GroupM are among the initial recipients. Ginny Marvin on December 7, 2016 A cross-industry group formed to fight fraud in digital advertising announced the certification of the first set of companies for meeting anti-fraud standards Wednesday. The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) awarded the “Certified Against Fraud” seal to Amobee, comScore, DoubleVerify, Dstillery, Google, … Continue reading TAG awards first “Certified Against Fraud” seal to 16 digital advertising companies
Sam Bisbee — November 8, 2016 Follow @sbisbee— November 8, 2016 A lot of organizations focus their efforts on identifying external actors, distinguishing between different groups that may be attempting malicious activity. At some organizations, this is relevant due to the defender’s sophistication, capabilities, and relationships. However, they are the 1%-ers and have many of … Continue reading The How vs the Who: An Argument Against Attribution & Hack Back
by Randy Milanovic Follow @kayak360October 6, 2016 As regular visitors to the this blog will know, I hate it when online partners stretch the truth or hide the obvious to squeeze a few extra dollars out of their clients. This issue seems to be more common with Pay-Per-Click (PPC) providers than it is within other … Continue reading Are PPC Firms Playing Your Good Name Against You?
by David EnsingSeptember 25, 2016 I’ve been in the automotive industry for some time and concerns about dealership attempts to interfere with the customer satisfaction measurement process have been around for a long time as well, but lately they seem to be intensifying. Do you know how to guard against survey manipulation? My hope is … Continue reading 5 Ways to Guard Against Survey Manipulation
Facebook’s latest measurement news explained using sports analogies. Tim Peterson on September 21, 2016 On Wednesday, Facebook announced a wave of ad measurement news that even Facebook’s VP of measurement, Brad Smallwood, admitted were eyeball-glazing in their nitty-grittiness. But as boring or inside-baseball as they may seem, they’re important. So it’s important to explain … Continue reading Facebook wants to show brands how its ads measure up against TV, others