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One of the biggest challenges for publishers and any marketer today are ad blockers. For marketers, rising ad blocking rates result in the inability to reach the coveted adblocking audience. In addition, high ad blocking rates lead to smaller ad inventory, which may eventually increase CPM rates. Since ad blockers came into play over a decade ago, adblocking rates have skyroc ...
Let’s start this conversation by saying all of my evidence is anecdotal. I haven’t done any widespread research to prove my instincts; I just continue to have more and more people whispering to me that they don’t use social media to drive results. And they’re not suffering at all; their companies are doing great. “Wait!”, you declare, “They could be doing so much better!” Nope.
As defined by the FTC, native advertising is deceptive if there is a material misrepresentation or even if there’s an omission of information that is likely to mislead the consumer acting reasonably in the circumstances. That’s a subjective statement, and I’m not sure I want to defend myself against the powers of the government.
Click-to-call allows potential customers to phone your business in one click from search engine results. Customers still love to call businesses and click-to-call makes it easier than ever for them to do that. Global click-to-call revenue was $7.41 billion in 2016 and this is expected to rise to $13.
As part of the Content Marketing landscape, Digital Marketing has so far been the preferred approach for Brands to reach and engage its audience online. The typical Digital Marketing model comprises a combination of Email, Search and Social Media Marketing and has so far used a formulaic and paid approach to create and distribute brand content online.
Vydia is an Inc 500 video technology company that empowers creators to easily manage their content and digital rights through one centralized platform. Content creators are leveraging the power of video across every social platform available, however, their insights and control over their own intellectual property are limited.
The pressure on marketers, business owners and entrepreneurs to produce high quality, original campaigns has never been as intense as it is right now. Without design knowledge and creative strategies it’s going be increasingly difficult to keep up with the rising standard. Design Wizard is an online graphic design software that offers people a quick, easy and affordable solu ...
Are you finding it difficult to generate leads? If your answer is yes, then you are not alone. Hubspot reported that 63% of marketers say generating traffic and leads is their top challenge. But you’re probably wondering: How do I generate leads for my business? Well, today I’m going to show you how to use content marketing to generate leads for your business.
The ability for businesses to organically build an audience and market to them on Facebook has pretty much ground to a halt. That doesn’t mean that Facebook isn’t a great paid advertising resource, though. With virtually every prospective buyer you’re trying to reach in one platform, and the ability to finitely target and reach them, Facebook advertising can drive a lot of dem ...
Customer journeys aren’t as simple as we’d like them to be. With a plethora of digital and traditional channels, our prospects shift and bounce between sources to find new products and services, then research and consider their purchase. That requires marketers to leverage multi-channel solutions to plot, measure, and optimize those journeys to increase sales, retention, and advocacy.
It seems every week, I’m seeing or learning another acronym. Well, time to share them all in one nice post thanks to the team at Blueadz, who made this amazing infographic, 60 Marketing & Sales Acronyms Everyone Needs to Know. Sales Acronyms ABC: Always Be Closing This is the first of the sales acronyms you should learn as a young sales rep! It’s pretty much the way it works.
We’re working on quite a complex implementation for an enterprise client right now. The site is being built in WordPress but has a ton of bells and whistles. Often, when I’m doing this type of work, I like to save the custom code for repurposing later on other sites. In this case, I thought it was such a useful function, I wanted to share it with the world.
For a decade, I’ve been personally developing custom and published plugins, correcting and designing custom themes, and optimizing WordPress for clients. It’s been quite a roller coaster and I have very, very strong opinions about the implementations I’ve done for companies large and small. I’ve also been critical of builders – plugins and themes that enable unrestricted modifications to sites.
With the unbelievable growth of podcasting over the years, I feel as though the industry has been slow to adapt advertising technologies to it. There’s little or no reason why the same advertising strategies developed for video couldn’t be applied to podcasting – even just pre-roll ads, for example.
If you ask a dozen marketing agency owners what they do, whether or not they’re growing, and how they profit from services they offer… I’m fairly certain you’ll get a dozen different answers from each. I have little doubt we all love what we do for our customers, but we all find a path we’re good at and head that direction.
When it comes to SaaS software sales, targeting individuals is hardly a model of efficiency. After all, an average of 5.4 people are involved in a single enterprise sales decision. Given that group-based vetting is the norm, account-based sales (ABS) is more productive than targeting specific leads. The account-based approach to selling, however, can be time consuming.
PacketZoom, a company improving mobile application performance via in-app mobile networking technology, announced a partnership with Amazon CloudFront to include CloudFront in PacketZoom’s Mobile Expresslane service. The bundled solution offers mobile app developers the first and only mobile platform for all their network performance needs.
Marketers execute campaigns via a plethora of channels and virtually everyone utilizes Google Analytics nowadays. While some software as a service providers incorporate automated campaign URL tracking, too many still leave it to the marketer to populate their links with Google Analytics UTM parameters.
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