Barry Roos — April 9, 2018 Follow @roosites — April 9, 2018 One of the main thing people want from a WordPress website is the ability to do things themselves. A noble goal, yes. But does it always make sense? No, not in practice. Case in point: To manage a WordPress website requires: Keeping WordPress … Continue reading WordPress: Because You Can Do It Yourself Does Not Mean You Should
Why new data doesn’t indicate whether people are spending less time on Facebook now. And what it does show. Ginny Marvin on March 9, 2018 It’s a frustrating truth: Sometimes a data set just can’t tell the story you want or think you should be hearing. On Thursday, a story in Recode relied on … Continue reading No, we can’t say Facebook CPMs are up because of the News Feed change
Cookies Will Crumble, But Not Because Of GDPR by Sean Hargrave , Staff Writer, February 22, 2018 Interesting to see that nearly two in three US marketers believe that cookies are going to crumble within the next two years. That’s not just because it’s an interesting observation in itself and undoubtedly speaks to the looming … Continue reading Cookies Will Crumble, But Not Because Of GDPR
Greetje den Holder — December 1, 2017 Follow @GdenHolder — December 1, 2017 When people tell you blogging is easy, you can simply say they are wrong. In fact, blogging means a lot of work and you need to blog consistently in order to be successful. Many bloggers just stop blogging after a while because … Continue reading Bloggers Fail Because of These 18 Simple Reasons
Brad Swezey — September 22, 2017 Follow @JustSmallBiz — September 22, 2017 Tumisu / Pixabay Today I want to talk to you about some ways small business owners almost always fail when it comes to their marketing because they don’t do three specific things. First, they don’t have a systematic plan in place to get … Continue reading Small Biz Owners Almost Always Fail With Their Marketing Because of These 3 Things
Advertisers would love to see unbiased attribution measurement that unifies channel reporting and moves beyond the last-click attribution model, but is Google Attribution the answer? Columnist Andrew Goodman discusses the likely impacts of this new product offering. Andrew Goodman on September 8, 2017 Advertisers — especially PPC junkies — want to pay for the … Continue reading Google Attribution: Is Google stepping in because no one else would?
Concerned about where your Facebook ads are appearing? Columnist Laura Collins discusses the issues surrounding brand safety on Facebook, along with some tips for organizations looking to protect themselves. Laura Collins on July 28, 2017 Caring about how you’re perceived by others is not a new concept. Even cavemen probably had moments of insecurity, … Continue reading Protecting your brand’s ads on Facebook — because there IS such a thing as bad publicity
Graham Jones — June 30, 2017 Follow @grahamjones — June 30, 2017 Online shopping is slowing down. The latest figures for May, show that even in the UK where online retail is way ahead of much of the rest of the world, the pace of change is slowing. Several years ago, there were predictions that … Continue reading People Prefer Real World Shopping Because of the Experience
Amanda Clark — June 12, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc— June 12, 2017 Here’s a lesson from SEO 101: When Google makes announcements or recommendations, it’s always best to listen. Believe it or not, Google tries to help Web developers, marketers, and small business owners thrive in their SEO efforts, and that includes all aspects, ranging from … Continue reading Why Should You Improve Your Meta Descriptions? Because Google Says So.
Columnist John Steinert explains the need for marketers to step back from their day-to-day work and assess what’s going on with the market as a whole. John Steinert on April 6, 2017 Whether you’re a CMO who’s trying to figure out how to make substantive progress in the marketplace (the kind you can point … Continue reading Marketers, get your head out of your funnel — because time is definitely not on your side