Think artificial intelligence is the next big thing? Contributor Jim Yu explains it’s already being widely employed and will soon be a must-have for your marketing stack. Jim Yu on February 13, 2018 There is no doubt that AI is the topic that is going to dominate 2018 – I think we can all … Continue reading Beyond the AI hype: AI is here and now, and adoption is rising
by Christine Watts Follow @IOUFinancialAugust 16, 2016 If you haven’t noticed, its Olympic season in Rio. If you have noticed, you are armchair-clutching, edge-of-your-seat watching, and stand-on-your-feet rooting for your favorite athlete to win gold and set him or herself apart from the competition. If you also are a business owner, you may be able … Continue reading 5 Ways Your Small Business Can Capitalize on Olympic Hype
Expanded Text Ads will be available to all AdWords advertisers by the end of the year, so how might this impact your accounts? Columnist Laura Collins shares some data from Merkle|Periscopix clients. Laura Collins on July 20, 2016 Just as the numbers 4-4-2 will be immediately familiar to any soccer fan, 25-35-35 is a combination … Continue reading Expanded Text Ads: Are they living up to the hype?
by Jeanne Landau February 3, 2016 Follow @800responseFebruary 3, 2016 If you’re in the business of traditional advertising, you’ve more than likely heard all the noise being made about the onset of online digital advertising. It seems almost impossible to search advertising trends online and not be hit with a barrage of articles saying things … Continue reading Digital Advertising: Hype vs. Reality
Francesca Di MeglioSeptember 1, 2015 Social media – particularly reviews and user-generated content – is a necessity for small businesses. It fulfills the desire consumers have to engage with brands, helps build trust and respect, and can boost sales. Yet 34 percent of small business owners say they don’t think social media can provide value … Continue reading Social Media: Worth the Hype? You Betcha.
Chuck CarnevaleMay 20, 2015 Introduction Since the Great Recession of 2008 came to an end, the stock market, as measured by the S&P 500, is almost midway through the 7th year of a strong bull run. This marks today’s bull market as the third longest in US history. Considering how traumatizing the Great Recession and … Continue reading Warning: Don’t Let Market Hype Cause You To Miss This Total Return Opportunity
Margie ClaymanFebruary 2, 2015 Recently, we referenced the 2015 State of Marketing Report that Salesforce published. One of the primary points in the report is that companies are expected to increase their investment in social media marketing in 2015. It would be easy to assume that the increased social media spend is the only real … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Website Get Lost In The Hype