Helen Blake — February 28, 2019 Follow @futurecurve — February 28, 2019 Frustrated by the lack of collaboration across his management team, my client called me. He was almost desperate for suggestions that would help him in building a successful cross-functional collaborative team. This team comes together for regular management meetings and is extremely focused … Continue reading Collaboration – Human Activity or Business Tool?
Laura Patterson — December 4, 2018 Follow @LauraVEM — December 4, 2018 Most of the recommendations for improving Marketing and Sales alignment revolve around how these two organizations need to work together. Misalignment is often attributed to a variety of factors, such as different goals, different timelines, and different psychologies. Market dynamics such as commoditization, … Continue reading Make Your Marketing & Sales Playbook a Powerful Alignment Tool
Kara Perez — November 28, 2018 — November 28, 2018 RobinHiggins / Pixabay After several years of freelancing, of hosting events, of starting my own business and having it support me, I’ve learned a lot about the best tools and tricks to doing your own thing. While having a VA, or accounting software, or a … Continue reading The Best Tool in a Small Business Owner’s Tool Box (That Everyone Can Use)
Four ways a great PPC tool can turn you into a PPC rockstar On the surface, it’s easy to wrongly conclude that Google and Bing are automating PPC pros right out of relevance. Basic PPC tasks can now happen with very little human intervention through the Google and Bing interfaces — easy enough for a … Continue reading Do you still need a PPC tool with the new Google Ads?
Conor Bond — July 11, 2018 — July 11, 2018 For anyone who’s ever looked at an advertisement on the Internet and thought to themselves, “I, for one, hope I am not being brainwashed by malevolent actors sitting in an undisclosed room lit by a single dim light bulb,” I have some pretty cool news. … Continue reading Facebook’s Ad Transparency Feature: Your New Favorite (Free) Competitive Research Tool
Excel Outranks Email As B2B Tracking Tool: Study by Ray Schultz , May 24, 2018 Email plays a small role in B2B attribution — only 34% report marketing results from their email platform, compared with 52% that perform manual reporting with Excel spreadsheets, according to the 2018 Marketing Measurement & Attribution Survey Report by DemandGen, … Continue reading Excel Outranks Email As B2B Tracking Tool: Study
The social media company made this announcement — and many others — at F8, its developer conference in San Jose. Robin Kurzer on May 2, 2018 Facebook introduced new analytics features — including a tool to track customer journeys through multiple channels — on Tuesday at its F8 developer conference. Journeys is the most … Continue reading Facebook unveils new analytics features, including a tool to track the omnichannel journey
Wish List: A SEO Tool From Alexa.com To Identify Bad Links, Create Disavows by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, April 17, 2018 Many websites are being penalized for violating Google’s link scheme guidelines, according to Sean Hakes, CEO at Altitude Agency. So he has been talking with the folks at Alexa.com, an Amazon subsidiary focused … Continue reading Wish List: A SEO Tool From Alexa.com To Identify Bad Links, Create Disavows
Google Home Turns Into Search, Discovery Tool For Coachella Music Festival by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, April 9, 2018 Google released on Monday a Google Assistant voice command — Hey Google, talk to Coachella — that allows music lovers to keep up with the happenings at the festival, which kicks off April 13. Most fans of Beyonce and Cardi … Continue reading Google Home Turns Into Search, Discovery Tool For Coachella Music Festival
Google’s Header Bidding-Like Tool Becomes Available To All by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, April 4, 2018 Google’s header-bidding platform, which it calls Exchange Bidding, become generally available Wednesday to all publishers using DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). The company also said it has been testing new ad formats like video and transaction types such as programmatic media-buying … Continue reading Google’s Header Bidding-Like Tool Becomes Available To All