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Marketing Channels, Web Advertising

How to Use Google AdWords for Local Businesses

January 9, 2018

Via: Duct Tape Marketing

Today I’m going to address Google AdWords for local businesses. This is going to be pretty prescriptive. I’m not going to try to teach you everything there is to know about AdWords today. I’m going to outline what I think is […]


Email Marketing, Marketing Channels

Email trends in 2018: What do the experts predict?

January 9, 2018

Via: Econsultancy blog

Big-name brands have been exploring ways to turn email from a traffic channel to a direct revenue generator, and I expect this to be a big focus in 2018. Embedded ‘Buy Now’ options, allowing consumers to purchase goods and services […]


Content Marketing, Marketing Technologies

Individualization Is the New Personalization — AI Meets Content Marketing in 2018

January 8, 2018

Via: Target Marketing

How we navigate the universe is decidedly omnichannel, so one digital platform or touchpoint does not bear more influence on customer purchases than another. Instead, how and why consumers engage and take action is tightly tied to their interests as […]


Marketing Channels, Traditional Marketing

3 Wild Marketing Predictions for 2018

January 5, 2018

Via: Target Marketing

All year, this industry has felt like a roller coaster clicking to the top of very high hill, about to plunge down into unknown loops and curves at freefall speed. I see technology cycles turning, and with them change is […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

Facebook Punishes Engagement-Begging Marketers

January 5, 2018

Via: Target Marketing

Jay-Z may be able to ask “Can I get a woop, woop?!” But Facebook says marketers who ask fans to vote, like or share a post will be demoted in News Feeds. So dictated the rule handed down by Facebook […]


Email Marketing, Marketing Channels

Revamp Your Email Marketing in 2018

January 4, 2018

Via: Target Marketing

If optimizing your brand’s email marketing program didn’t make your list of New Year’s resolutions, you may want to reconsider. Email drives more ROI than any other marketing channel, with an average return of $38 for every dollar spent. It’s […]


Marketing Channels, Web Advertising

In 2018, New Challenges for SEO Await

January 4, 2018

Via: Target Marketing

Moving into the digital age has left me regretting my tradition of breaking out the new desk calendar during the last weeks of the year. I have kept both daily and weekly calendars for many years; and each year, I […]


Big Data, Customer Data

Data’s $20B Role in Marketing

January 3, 2018

Via: Target Marketing

Enter a new U.S. study that articulates just how large the use of data for smarter marketing really is stateside — to the tune of $20 billion plus. The Data & Marketing Association and Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Data Center of […]


Big Data, Platforms&Software

Marketers aren’t yet putting Amazon at the level of Google and Facebook

January 3, 2018

Via: Digiday

Amazon has a growing ad business, but its ad infrastructure doesn’t seem to be as developed as Google’s or Facebook’s. For instance, ad buyers think Amazon Marketing Services — a self-serve paid search marketing tool that is supposed to help […]


Content Marketing, Marketing Technologies

Creating B2B Content That Connects

January 2, 2018

Via: Chief Marketer

When creating copy, do you write what you want to say—or what your audience actually wants to hear? “Having the right words is critical, because in marketing as in scrabble, some words are worth more than others,” says Nancy Harhut, […]