Importance of Audio in Your Marketing Mix

Why Ages-Old Audio May Be the Next Hot Marketing Trend

David Bosley

People say that all trends come back around in time: tight-rolled pants, backpacks, and mirrored sunglasses are some recent fashion throw-backs that are rearing their heads again. The latest trend in marketing is going waaay back . . . all the way back to the 1920s when the first commercial radio station hit the airwaves. These wireless waves of sound were the basis for many of our modern-day …

Letting people play with your interactive content themselves is the key to engaging and informing.

Getting Started With Interactive Content Marketing

Phillip Reinhardt

When we think of content marketing, we tend to think of the same kinds of content. Things like blog posts, white papers, videos, and social media posts. What probably doesn’t jump to mind is interactive content, and that means you could be leaving opportunity on the table. Interactive content is exactly what it sounds like – content that your audience gets …

In the digital age, shopping has gone mobile. Has your business website

Is Your Business Website Optimized for a Mobile Audience?

David Bosley

If you haven’t yet made it a priority to make your website a mobile-friendly location on the World Wide Web, now is the time to take the leap. In fact, waiting could prove disastrous for your business. Here’s why. According to Business Insider, the number of m-commerce purchases (those made using mobile devices) accounted for 11.6 percent of total U.S. …

Using memes in your digital marketing is a great way to show personality and grab attention.

Showing Some Personality: Using Memes in Your Digital Marketing

David Bosley

Memes. Unless you’ve been living under a rock since the Internet came around, you know what they are. You’ve seen them all over your Twitter and Facebook stream. If you browse Reddit, they’re impossible to avoid. You’ve probably created and posted a few yourself. As popular as they are, however, marketers have a really difficult time finding ways to use them. …

2018 Facebook Updates You Need to Know

2018 Facebook Updates That Will Boost Your Marketing Savvy

David Bosley

Facebook has long been a friend to marketers, but are those days coming to an end? The new data privacy laws are wreaking havoc with the amount of information that can be shared, while these latest 2018 updates may be more supportive of marketers overall — that remains to be seen. The social networking giant created a section in their …

Push messaging is a great way to communicate directly with your audience right on their mobile device or computer browser.

Why Are Push Notifications Valuable and How Can I Get Started?

Phillip Reinhardt

Digital marketing is all about getting the right message in front of the right people at the right time. The reason push messaging has become such an important tool for marketers is because it’s effective at doing just that. Instead of sending an email or a text message that needs to be opened, you’re sending a message straight to somebody’s mobile …

Facebook’s content review policy has upended the world’s largest advertising platform.

What Do You Need to Know About Facebook’s Content Review Policy?

David Bosley

By now, everybody has heard about the foreign Facebook accounts that spread false information and engaged in malicious behavior. This affects marketers directly because, as a result of this scandal, Facebook is putting a vigorous emphasis on their content review policy, nearly doubling the amount of content moderators they employed last year. And as of last month, this includes their app review policy, too. …

Advertising on Amazon is a Good Bet for Retailers

Why Advertising on Amazon Is the Next Big Move for Retailers

David Bosley

If you’re a retailer, Amazon.com is likely something you refer to as the “evil empire”, the “800-pound gorilla” or a raft of other not-so-nice terms. It’s true that Amazon is pulling sales from all sectors, but what you may not realize is that there is a huge potential to reach their captive audience with your messaging. Retailers from around the …

LinkedIn is a powerful advertising platform with more features for marketers than ever before.

LinkedIn’s New and Improved Campaign Manager: How Can You Take Advantage?

Phillip Reinhardt

Last month, LinkedIn redesigned its Campaign Manager to allow marketers to more easily manage multiple campaigns at once and quickly see how successful they are. This update includes streamlined reporting that allows you to compare multiple campaigns against each other to analyze their relative performance, an Insights tab that is built around key performance indicators, and customization options that allow you to …

Benefits of Geo-targeting for Local Business Promotion

4 Geo-Targeting Tactics to Heighten Your (Local) Business Appeal

Phillip Reinhardt

Online discoverability and getting new customers in the door are two of the biggest challenges faced by local businesses today. How do you fit these needs together in one simple package? One of the best options is to create an optimized local presence for your business through the use of geo-targeting. Geo-targeting has been a major marketing buzzword for the past decade …