ICYMI: Influencer Marketing, Twitter Event Targeting, Social Media Branding and More Articles

Social media marketing

News travels fast and there’s a lot of it out there. It’s easy to miss something relevant and important. Let us help! Influencer marketing was a big topic this week that received a lot of engagement. The gamut ranged from how to create an influencer marketing strategy to how to communicate your ideas to this … Read more

Social Media Marketing News from SMMW16; Twitter Lists, Snapchat Strategy and More

Social media marketing

News travels fast and there’s a lot of it out there. It’s easy to miss something relevant and important. Let us help! This was a big week in social media highlighted by the largest social media event of the year, Social Media Marketing World 16 in San Diego, CA. Below are some of the featured … Read more

Mobile Marketing [Infographic]

Mobile Marketing

Mobile marketing is more important and popular today than it’s ever been since the evolution of the smartphone. Google emphasized the importance of mobile by making it a priority and to penalize websites that are not mobile-friendly; therefore, organic search from smartphones is affected by your mobile website.  In that case, what is the current situation … Read more

How Organic Search from Smartphones is Affected by Your Mobile Website

Organic Search Negatively Affects Website That Are Not Mobile-Friendly

On April 21, 2015 Google made changes to it’s algorithm that directly affected websites that were not properly configured for mobile devices, specifically smartphones. The benefit to mobile-friendly websites are that they could get a boost from Google in the mobile search engine results page. However, mobile sites that are not mobile-friendly will get hit hard … Read more

Why Aren’t You Measuring Conversion Rates? No, Really – Why Not?

Not measuring conversions is a fundamental flaw in marketing

Alright, I’m going to cut to the chase. Not measuring conversions is a fundamental flaw in marketing analysis. It does not matter if you are a company of one employee or 1 million, it’s extremely important that you measure how your conversions are performing. This metric is absent in a lot of organizations, especially small-to-medium … Read more

Top 5 Funniest Super Bowl XLIX Commercials

Super Bowl XLIX

There were two very distinctive ends of the spectrum to the Super Bowl XLIX commercials this year. There was the ever present humorous ads created by beer and chip companies, and then there were some very serious and emotionally tense commercials with poignant messaging. The latter seems a bit unusual for the Super Bowl spectacle. … Read more

Here are the Key Marketing Metrics to Sell to the C-Suite

Key Marketing Metrics

If you have ever had the pleasure of presenting marketing metrics and campaign performance results to C-Suite executives, and you did not get the response you were hoping for you’re not alone. On the sales side of business, where dollars generated is the only metric that counts, it can be difficult to discuss and communicate … Read more

Wanted: SEO in a Google (not provided) World

Google SEO

In 2013, Google announced that they would be encrypting, and therefore stripping away organic keyword data from Google Analytics. When the news initially broke there was an all encompassing gasp amongst the marketing world. “What do we do now?” Next, the internal question was asked, ‘where do I put my marketing efforts in the digital … Read more

Twitter Takes the Gold during 2014 Winter Olympics

We knew social media would be buzzing with the Winter Olympics taking place in Sochi, Russia. There was plenty of things to discuss heading into Sochi: construction problems, security and gay rights/protests, but then we learned via #SochiProblems about the hotel accommodations, vulnerability of immediately being hacked when you get on the Internet and more. … Read more

How are Companies Taking Advantage of the Super Bowl?

Go Viral or Go Home Each year, companies seem like they have to do more than the previous year to get your attention during the Super Bowl. Let’s face it, when a company is investing $4 million for a 30 second spot, Return on Investment (ROI) becomes even more critical. Advertising companies started a new … Read more