Arik Hanson — June 3, 2019 — June 3, 2019 Last week, Hootsuite’s Ryan Holmes wrote an outstanding piece about how the rules of social media marketing have changed. Namely, how we’ve gone from “Town Square” to “Family room” (read the full post for his explanation). While Holmes talked about how we’re in the midst … Continue reading Less “Let’s Go Viral” And More “Let’s Build Community”
Tip Top Tab: Gmail Promotions Tab Lets Brands Offer Visual Previews by Ray Schultz , Columnist, Yesterday Don’t get flustered by the new Gmail Promotions tab. Yes, a bug caused Promotions emails to pour into primary inboxes a couple of weeks ago, but the updated tab offers a chance to “use real estate that you … Continue reading Tip Top Tab: Gmail Promotions Tab Lets Brands Offer Visual Previews
Dave Brock — August 23, 2018 Follow @davidabrock — August 23, 2018 geralt / Pixabay Once again, I find myself issuing a disclaimer at the outset of a post. I’m an unabashed fan of leveraging technology as much as possible. I sit on the boards or advisory boards of several companies that have great technology … Continue reading “Let’s Automate That……”
New IAB Program Lets Members Test Blockchain Technology, Services by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, July 17, 2018 The Blockchain Working Group of about 150 members convinced the IAB Technology Lab to spearhead a pilotprogram that would allow members like FusionSeven, Kochava Labs, Lucidity, and MetaX to test their technology and services. The pilots will include partners … Continue reading New IAB Program Lets Members Test Blockchain Technology, Services
Hook people with a creative title using the right words as “bait,” and searchers will click your links, says contributor John Lincoln. Here are 9 examples of successful titles that encourage better click-through rates. John Lincoln on May 2, 2018 No two ways about it — clickbait works! With the right page title, you … Continue reading Let’s face it — clickbait works. Here’s how to use it to your advantage
Jonathan Engelbrecht — April 11, 2018 — April 11, 2018 In AdWords, every view, click, or lost click has either a cost or opportunity cost. Fine margins are often the difference between losing money or profitability, and negligence can cost far more than you think. These advanced tactics can help to turn your AdWords campaign … Continue reading Advanced AdWords Tactics to Increase ROI – Let’s Make It Rain!
Instagram will also now automatically save Story posts, which can later be added to a Story Highlights collection. Tim Peterson on December 5, 2017 Instagram is giving brands a new reason to invest in producing higher-quality Stories. Brands and all other Instagram users can now showcase collections of their old Instagram Stories on their profile … Continue reading Instagram now lets brands feature Stories Highlights on their profile pages
Ahead of the fall shopping season, Facebook makes its product showcase ads more of a showpiece. Tim Peterson on June 27, 2017 Summer may have just started, but Facebook is already giving advertisers a head start on their fall shopping campaigns. Already a showcase for brands’ product catalogs, Facebook is making its shopper-retargeting Dynamic … Continue reading Facebook now lets advertisers add product videos, prices to Dynamic Ad campaigns
Columnist Christi Olson outlines exciting developments that bring image search and shopping together to enhance the search experience for users. Christi Olson on May 12, 2017 A little over a year ago, I published an article on the importance of data feeds as influencers of future search: Structured data feeds front-load the search engine … Continue reading Let’s get visual: Shopping from within images
Reviews can be an important part of a local SEO strategy, but columnist Greg Gifford warns that overdoing it can make your business look shady. Greg Gifford on January 31, 2017 It’s another month, so it’s time for another installment of Greg’s Soapbox. This time, we’re talking about reviews. Is it just me, or … Continue reading Let’s make 2017 the year of honest reviews!