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We’re always on the lookout for great tools and with a $5 billion industry, SEO is one market that has a ton of tools to help you. Whether you’re researching you or your competitors’ backlinks, trying to identify keywords and cocurrence terms, or simply trying to monitor how your site is ranking, here are the most popular SEO tools and platforms on the market.
One of the fascinating, more advanced technologies I got to see at the IRCE was Optimove. Optimove is web-based software used by customer marketers and retention experts to grow their online businesses through their existing customers. The software combines the art of marketing with the science of data to help companies maximize customer engagement and lifetime value by automa ...
If you’ve been a reader of this publication for a while, you know how much I despise the email versus social media arguments out there. To unleash the full potential of any marketing strategy, aligning those campaigns across channels will enhance your results. It’s not a question of versus, it’s a question of and.
Next year is set to be an exciting year for digital marketing, with countless pioneering changes to the online landscape. The Internet of Things and the move towards virtual reality pose the new potential for online marketing, and new innovations in software are constantly taking center stage. Unfortunately, however, not all of these developments are positive.
Video is one of the most powerful marketing tools in your arsenal to expand marketing reach, yet it is often overlooked, underutilized and/or misunderstood. There is no question that video content production is intimidating. Equipment can be expensive; the editing process time-consuming, and finding confidence in front of a camera does not always come easy.
We recently had a fantastic interview with Giles House and one of the topics of the discussion was sales and marketing alignment. Fresh off that interview, InsideView recently published these predictions for sales and marketing alignment. They’re based on the new book, Aligned to Achieve: How to Unite Your Sales and Marketing Teams into a Single Force for Growth, authored by I ...
One of my surprises in launching our agency 7 years ago was that I figured out the agency industry built more on relationships than it is the value of the services. I’d even go so far as to say it’s also largely contingent on benefits of the relationship as well. Has your client trusted you and have you been working with them for years? Well, that will lead to referrals and a ...
Google Optimizer has launched in beta to a limited group of users. I was able to sign up and did a walk-through of the platform today and all I can say is – wow. There are 3 reasons why I believe this is going to be a huge disruptor in the testing market. In fact, if I was a testing platform, I might be freaking out right now.
Download the 2016 Sales and Marketing Sentiment Study[/button]Gartner recently named CallidusCloud a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. No doubt why, as their suite of products are helping their clients drive revenue.
We’ve got an amazing audience here on the Marketing Technology blog and the fact that we continue to grow organically year after year must mean we’re doing something right. But one of the things we’ve never done is connect with you. Sure, we have our personal and branded social media accounts – but that’s not a dedicated discussion forum where you can get or give assistance to ...
According to a recent survey by Zillow, millennials spend more time researching, shopping around for the best option and comparing prices before making a purchase. And while this new era of the ultra-informed consumer represents a major shift for brands and companies, it also provides a golden opportunity.
Another agency in our neck of the woods went under this month. It had all the characteristics of a great agency – talented leadership, a world-class team of dedicated employees, a beautiful location downtown, and impeccable branding online with a premiere publication. They had proven internal processes that would target and attain traffic and drive that traffic to their clients.
If you parse any domain name, the top level domain is the last section after the last dot. That’s the highest level within the hierarchy of a domain name. So, for marketingtechblog.com, the TLD is .com. When the web was first launched in the United States, it was fairly easy to remember domain names. .com meant you were on a company’s site, .org meant that you were on a non-profit’s site, .
In a previous article, I shared how to implement Google Tag Manager and Universal Analytics. That’s a fairly basic starter just to get you off the ground, but Google Tag Manager is an incredibly flexible (and complex) tool that can be used for dozens of different strategies. While I realize some development could alleviate some of the complexities of this implementation, I ...
The statistics are overwhelming that consumers pay more and engage further with companies that offer a great user experience with increased communication. Text messaging has evolved into one of the universal communication methods that retailers are deploying to improve customer experience and drive revenue.
We’ve observed online publishers struggling this year. Many of increased their content output, expanded their topic coverage, purchased audience to increase their viewing statistics, and opened their sites to any or all advertising. Personally, I believe that’s a mistake. We’ve avoided buying audience, kept our topics tight, and we have turned down advertising repeatedly from ...
The marketing world is buzzing about Snapchat’s filing for an IPO and launch of Spectacles (basically everything Google Glass wasn’t). Yet the very mention of Snapchat still has many marketers scratching their heads. Meanwhile, tweens, teens and, you guessed it, millennials are snapping their little hearts out.
The clock is ticking, but it’s not too late for e-commerce providers to tune up their sites to drive more conversions. This infographic from the conversion optimization experts at the good lays out 17 solid optimization tips that you should be implementing immediately if you hope to capitalize on holiday purchase traffic this season.
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