Karl Sakas — June 14, 2019 Follow @KarlSakas — June 14, 2019 Fixing “profit leaks” in client delivery? Good data requires good time-tracking categories. Time tracking—even temporarily—can help you plug Client Delivery “profit leaks” at your agency. But good troubleshooting requires good data. Solution? Use my four baseline time-tracking categories—Billable, Business-Building, Professional Development, and Admin. … Continue reading Increase Your Client Profitability: Why Good Decisions Require the Right Time-Tracking Categories
57% Of Consumers Require Five-Star Online Rating by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, (December 07, 2018) A report released Friday found that consumers read an average of 10 reviews before trusting a business — up from 7 in 2017 — and 40% of consumers are only impacted by reviews written within the last two weeks. … Continue reading 57% Of Consumers Require Five-Star Online Rating
Marketers are only now getting a glimpse of the many approaches that will be required for the many kinds of voice interactivity. Barry Levine on April 19, 2018 The base of Amazon Echo, a smart speaker home of voice agent Alexa Every new marketing delivery system — such as TV, websites, social media, or … Continue reading Voice agents and interfaces will require many new marketing strategies
Trends and interests change from one market to another, so why do so many advertisers apply the same approach across markets? Columnist Brendan McGonigle shares Yandex’s top search trends of 2017. Brendan McGonigle on December 27, 2017 It’s that time of the year! That time of year when we all agonizingly optimize for holiday … Continue reading Unique international trends require a unique marketing approach
Karl Sakas — June 29, 2017 Follow @KarlSakas — June 29, 2017 ThePixelman / Pixabay How much should your agency charge to fly to visit clients? Enough to cover the Opportunity Cost. One agency owner reached out for help, because one of her new retainer clients was insisting the agency send someone in-person to an … Continue reading How Much Should Agencies Charge Clients For In-Person Meetings That Require Extended Travel?
Columnist Joe Goers argues that many websites are focusing too much on the bottom of the funnel — to the detriment of their SEO success. Joe Goers on November 7, 2016 Every SEO has heard these four words: “I need more traffic!” It seems that websites are becoming less focused on top-of-funnel content (general … Continue reading Successful SEO programs require content that supports the entire buy cycle
by Virginia Franco May 28, 2016 Follow @VAFrancoResumesMay 28, 2016 While interviews remain a chance for decision makers to evaluate you and vice versa, the past few decades have introduced some new interview formats into the game. Here’s a breakdown of the most common interview styles, both old and new, with quick and easy insight … Continue reading Crafting an Interview Game Plan – Different Types Require Different Prep
by Bill Faeth December 5, 2015 Follow @BFaethDecember 5, 2015 Mastering The SEO Game Search engines have become a core resource for individuals looking for a business, product, or service. In terms of marketing dollars, SEO remains a powerful investment for brands. Investing in organic search can yield significantly higher returns on investment than traditional … Continue reading Solid SEO Strategies Require On- And Off-Page Tactics