19 Jan 2018

3 industry leaders predict the online video trends that will shape 2018

3 industry leaders predict the online video trends that will shape 2018 Matt Anderson Jan 2018 Predicting the future is impossible. But if anyone could know what will be big in online video in 2018, it’d be Bettina Hein, Allison Stern, and Jason Mander. They’re all leaders at companies on the front-lines of digital media. So it’s their day job to have a pulse on not only today’s trends, but what online video trends are coming next. Here’s what they […]

02 Apr 2016

5 Batman Bad Guys That Would Make Surprisingly Good Marketers

Whether you love the Batman or root for any good guy in a superhero movie, there is still much you can learn from the bad guys that try and ruin everyone’s day. In today’s article, we selected 5 bad guys from various Batman movies who would make surprisingly good marketers. The Joker Has there ever been a funnier villain than the Joker in any superhero movie? I can’t think of one. If your business manages any sort of social media […]

30 Apr 2015

Impact of Google Adwords Quality Score on Cost-Per-Click

Before Google implemented quality scores for search advertising, Google searches were overrun with irrelevant ads that linked to sites with little content.  Any marketer could bid on nearly any term and show in the paid results and placement was simple: higher CPC bids equalled higher ad rank.  This created an overall poor search experience for the user.  Google eventually improved ad quality by being the first search engine to assign quality scores, which attempt to measure ad relevance. Instead of […]

27 Apr 2015

I Need a Website. Now What?

You know your business needs a website. Printed yellow page ads, newspapers, and other forms of print advertisement just aren’t what they used to be without offering more marketing solutions that pertain to the here-and-now.  When someone wants information, they pull out their smart phone or laptop and invoke the magic word: Google. Thus, a strong website with good search rankings translates to more leads, more sales, and more money. However, building a solid website can become more of a […]

26 Apr 2015

How to Help Your Clients Get Results with Email Marketing

‘Email Marketing’ can mean a lot of things depending on what your role is in the marketing world. Many businesses just starting out end up blasting emails and offers when time permits — and then wonder why they’re not getting the kind of results they’re looking for. For many designers, integrators, consultants and agencies, it can be hard to get clients to go from doing business-as-usual promotional campaigns to building a more long-term, targeted email strategy. But if we look toward the enterprise side […]

24 Apr 2015

So You’ve Reached First Page Rankings on Google – Now What?

Have you been utilizing Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services that brought you first place rankings on Google?  If so, maybe you’ve started to wonder, “Now what?” or “Do I still need my SEO service?” For a lot of small business owners or executives, it’s common to question the on-going cost of SEO, especially if it’s already helped you achieve your desired results.  As with any service or expense, it’s essential to stay educated on the value you’re getting from SEO work over time because […]

24 Apr 2015

5 Ways To Avoid the Dark Side of SEO

When it comes to SEO, there truly is a light side and a dark side. The most common names for these two unique sides of SEO are white hat and black hat. White hat refers to doing everything “naturally” and within Google’s specified guidelines for search engine optimization. Black hat, as you can guess, is the exact opposite—search engine manipulation is the name of the game. A few examples of this manipulation are buying links, cloaking, spinning content, widget hacking, […]

24 Apr 2015

Google’s Mobile Algorithm Update Is Here!

Don’t be caught off-guard! Test your website now. Today is the official release date for Google to begin rolling out their new mobile algorithm update. What does this mean for you? If your website is not considered mobile-friendly to Google’s standards, you can anticipate taking a noticeable hit in your search engine rankings. As always with Google updates, there are no guarantees on how this may or may not affect your website directly, but it is always good to be […]