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According to Wpromote, photography processing site Shutterfly does the best overall job of online marketing among 500 companies evaluated for its Online Marketing Scorecard. The scorecard is a clever lead-gen tool for Wpromote. However it also provides a snapshot of how effective these 500 marketers are in promoting themselves online.
The appification of Facebook continued today with the launch of a separate app for Facebook Groups. The free app is available today worldwide for both Android and iOS, and lets users interact with groups they’re already in, as well as create new groups and get recommendations for groups they might be interested in.
“The blind leading the blind” is a poignant idiom — one that evokes powerful imagery. And while it’s a misfortune when it happens on an individual level, it’s a disaster when organizations fall victim to the phenomenon. Yet how often have we all witnessed situations where an uninformed, ignorant or clueless leader drives a company or business into the ground? This scenario ...
Hashtags were in 30% of Super Bowl 51 ads, down significantly from 45% last year. More ads used URLs than hashtags for the first time since Marketing Land has measured them, 41% in all. Twitter barely beat Facebook as the most-mentioned social networks, though neither was explicitly mentioned often.
In Q3 2017, online retailers increased the amount of money they poured into Fa ...
While much of the talk about Microsoft’s plans to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in cash, announced Monday, has focused on beefing up its cloud business, there’s much to be considered for advertisers, particularly B2B advertisers. In past years, Bing Ads executives have talked about the breadth of user data that Microsoft has spanning work and personal accounts and hinted at ...
Generation Z and early Generation Alpha will likely be the last of us to type. Keyboard users are a dying population. Who is the next generation? Voice users. If you spend time with young kids, you’ll notice that they favor voice assistants over keyboards. And who can blame them? People rarely turn down easier ways of doing things! Marketers need to be thinking about this s ...
Soon advertisers will be able to reach users across devices with Google remarketing campaigns. This is a significant development as Google has not previously supported cross-device retargeting. For example, currently, if a user comes to an advertiser’s site on a mobile phone, the advertiser is not able to retarget that user later on a desktop, unless they also visit the site on desktop.
Today, the United States gained a new President, First Lady and Vice President. Those people inherited their predecessors Twitter accounts. In turn, some of those not supportive of the new adminstration unfollowed those accounts. Or thought they did. As it turns out, Twitter has caused many people to follow these accounts again, against their will. I’m just one of several examples.
Snickers is coming back to the Super Bowl this year with a campaign featuring actor Adam Driver. This will be the brand’s sixth appearance – and third consecutive year – as a Super Bowl advertiser. The brand dropped four teaser ads yesterday, all pointing to Driver as the star of its campaign without the Star Wars actor actually appearing in the spots.
Struggling to bring your fans and followers to your online store? Why not bring your online store to them instead? Selling on social media is not a new concept. What is new? The way companies are reaching fans and followers to gain traction and build revenues. That’s what you’ll learn here. Here are nine of the best ways to sell on social media using the most popular platforms today. 1.
It’s been a big year for marketing technology. Machine learning, chatbots, personal assistants…the list of buzzwords coming from the martech industry has grown as fast as the artificial intelligence powering it. For marketers like PepsiCo’s CMO Seth Kaufman martech is at the core of his brand’s consumer experience.
We'll never know how much Russian ads and fake news impacted the 2016 electi ...
Google is plugging the hole that has remained a key weakness in mobile advertising: native ads. On Wednesday, the company announced the launch of native ads for all AdSense publishers. AdSense native ad formats include in-feed, in-article and matched content. All can be customized to match the look and feel of the publisher’s mobile sites.
If you’ve been using the free version of Google Data Studio and run up against the limit of five reports per account, good news. All accounts can now create an unlimited number of reports in Data Studio. Google introduced a free version of its data visualization and reporting tool a couple of months after the launch of Google Analytics 360 Suite last year.
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