Tag: digital

Content Marketing, Marketing Technologies

How to Create Local Content for Local SEO

January 10, 2018

Via: Duct Tape Marketing

Pre-internet days, it didn’t take a lot for local businesses to notify a prospect that they are located in the same city. Handing them a flyer with business details and an address was pretty much a giveaway as to where […]

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

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 […]

Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

4 Strategies for Connecting With Schools on Social Media

January 2, 2018

Via: Convince and Convert

For young students, there’s no forbidden door more enthralling than the one labeled “Teacher’s Lounge—Staff Only.” What’s going on in there? Wild parties? The truth is much more mundane than the fabrications of a nine-year-old’s mind. They’re likely to find […]

Email Marketing, Marketing Channels

22 Amazing Email Marketing Tools Your Business Needs in 2017

December 29, 2017

Via: Social Media Today

Are you looking for ways to improve your email marketing strategy? Need some tools to help you build your list and send your emails out? This infographic by Joint Views shares 22 tools that will help you improve your emails and […]

Marketing Channels, Traditional Marketing

5 Ecommerce Trends Everyone Should Pay Attention to in 2018

December 28, 2017

Via: Adweek

It’s hard to believe there’s anything to look forward to in 2018, but as the ecommerce wars heat up, there’s at least plenty to pay attention to. 2017 asserted the dominance of ecommerce: Amazon bought Whole Foods for $13.7 billion; […]

Email Marketing, Marketing Channels

3 Quick Ways to Bullet-Proof Your Cold Email Messages

December 14, 2017

Via: Target Marketing

No matter what target market my students are calling on when sending cold email messages, I see the same weak spots over-and-over. Unknowingly, sellers are often sabotaging themselves by “blasting” prospects: long, un-personalized “push” copy (rather than pull) persuasive marketing […]