By Oleh Koropenko June 26th, 2018 “Guest blogging is done.” This statement made in 2014 by the-then-head of Google Web Spam Team, Matt Cutts, caused a lot of controversy at the time. Was Google about to start penalizing those who engaged in the practice? Could suddenly guest posting cause you more harm than good? … Continue reading Is Ditching Guest Posting The Right Choice?
Columnist Malcolm Cox discusses how conversational UI is impacting marketing and why simplifying the customer experience is the only way forward. Malcolm Cox on September 28, 2017 Apple’s new iPhone X is doing away with nearly everything but the screen. Now, we’ll only have to look at it for it to know that it’s … Continue reading The fallacy of choice: How conversational UIs are altering the marketing landscape
Kevin George — May 27, 2017 Follow @imkevin_monk— May 27, 2017 Nowadays, brands are harnessing rich media like GIFs, videos, and cinemagraphs as powerful tools for showcasing their offerings via email marketing campaigns. However, it is crucial that you make the right choice of these rich media elements, considering your brand and industry. GIFs may … Continue reading Are You Making the Right Choice of “RICH MEDIA” In Your Emails?
First Choice: Email Leads In Personalization, Study Finds by Ray Schultz , April 25, 2017 Email remains the top personalization channel, with 72% of marketers using it and 71% rating it as very or extremely important, according to a survey released today by Evergage. Email campaigns are deployed more than any other type of customer … Continue reading First Choice: Email Leads In Personalization, Study Finds
Ross Hamer — January 9, 2017 — January 9, 2017 I’m sure you’ve noticed the new breed of restaurants opening up over the last few years. Plain tiles, naked lightbulbs and, most noticeably, only one thing on the menu. It really takes the stress out of ordering, right? No last second panic re-orders. It’s ‘I’ll … Continue reading Machine Learning: Making Choice Simple On Mobile
Courtney Hurst — December 20, 2016 Follow @CourtneyHurst— December 20, 2016 When the clocks fell back last month, I was finally able to take a step back and start really processing my first summer of running two, very different businesses — Metis Communications, a Boston-based strategic marketing firm I co-founded more than 11 years ago, … Continue reading The No. 1 Choice Small-Business Owners Make Every Day
by Amanda Oliver June 8, 2016June 8, 2016 Like a certain Game of Thrones character, Facebook killed off one of its leading cast members last month. Facebook’s programmatic buying platform called Facebook Exchange or FBX, was a platform that used cookie-based data to deliver ads to users of Facebook. This system worked by allowing “approved … Continue reading 4 Fatal Flaws In FBX and Why Buying Directly On Facebook Was Always The Best Choice
How has Google’s recent update to its SERP display impacted consumers, advertisers and Google’s bottom line? Adobe’s Siddharth Shah looks at the data. Siddharth Shah on June 2, 2016 Google is constantly maintaining a healthy tension in its search engine results page (SERP) real estate between more ad space and less ad space. More … Continue reading How Google’s latest design choice impacts consumers’ ability to search and discover
by Brian Shilling April 3, 2016 Follow @shilling_brianApril 3, 2016 Marketers and agencies often pit SEO and SEM (or PPC) against one another, claiming one is better or more valuable. However, choosing both can work to your benefit. Companies that own both a paid and organic listing on the same Google search results page experience … Continue reading Comparing SEO and SEM: Which is the Right Choice?
by Markus Linder March 29, 2016 Follow @markuslinderMarch 29, 2016 In a world full of choice and choice overload, consumers need guidance in deciding what to buy. If you want to get them off the fence, and to the checkout, you need a way to intelligently reduce the choices they’re exposed to. As with everything … Continue reading Guided Selling in the Top 10 Industries: How Leading Online Players Tackle Choice Overload