‘We’ve taken targeting too far in terms of effectiveness and ethics,’ says the CEO of the non-profit research org. Robin Kurzer on February 5, 2019 At a time when technology is enabling marketers to inch ever closer to one-to-one marketing, one of the industry’s most highly respected institutions suggests that this “Holy Grail” may not … Continue reading Why ARF thinks marketers should reconsider their personalization strategy
Contributor Eric Enge shows us how to determine if a webpage is relevant for the keywords it targets and what do to when it falls flat. Eric Enge on February 28, 2018 We all want to rank well, but there are times when it seems nearly impossible to do so. There can be many … Continue reading An easy way to see if Google thinks your webpages are keyword relevant
In this age of diminishing trust, contributor Joe Hyland argues it’s time for marketing leaders to shift their emphasis. Joe Hyland on February 9, 2018 I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that for those of us marketing, selling or consuming SaaS technology (i.e., just about everyone), Salesforce founder Marc Benioff is a … Continue reading Does trust matter more than growth? Salesforce’s Benioff thinks so.
BuyAutoParts Thinks Like Consumers To Drive Mobile Conversion Rates by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, (August 17, 2017) Think like the customer and understand their needs. It may sound simple, says Jim Brannen, VP of ecommerce at BuyAutoParts, but it works. Tailor the content and advertisements across search and title the search. Descriptions become … Continue reading BuyAutoParts Thinks Like Consumers To Drive Mobile Conversion Rates
by Laurie Sullivan, Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, September 2, 2016 A phone with interchangeable parts intended to reduce electronic waste and allow consumers to keep the core of the device longer than a year or two seemed like a good idea at the time of conception. That’s how many describe Google’s defunct modular mobile phone design … Continue reading Google Thinks Mobile First Unless It’s A Modular Phone
by Scott Barnett July 6, 2016 Follow @scottabarnettJuly 6, 2016 If you are a hyperlocal business, it’s hard to keep up with all the latest technology that’s being thrown at you. Just when you got your arms around building a website, social media exploded and you had to figure out how to be present there … Continue reading Mobile Search – How Google Thinks About It
By Steve Turley, Published November 6, 2014 Have you ever heard the phrase: “You made your own bed, now you have to lie in it?” This is the perfect example. As marketing seeks to become smarter and evaluate leads quantitatively, the initial impact to the lead pipeline is going to be a sudden drop in … Continue reading Sales Thinks Your Leads Stink (Part 2): We Need More Leads. You Can Fix That!