Instagram is one of the world’s most popular social platforms and stories allow you to engage with its audience directly.

More Than Just a Post: Using Instagram Stories to Grow Your Business

David Bosley

With over a billion users and half of them using Instagram daily, it’s one of the largest and fastest-growing social platforms. Now, Instagram has upped the power of its platform considerably by introducing stories. Like Snapchat, Instagram stories are accessible to anybody who follows you for a limited period of time (24 hours). This gives businesses an incredible opportunity to deliver …

Tools for Local eCommerce Marketing

Think Local, Not Global, to Find eCommerce Success

Phillip Reinhardt

The whole point of eCommerce is to sell to people far beyond the reach of your physical stores, right? Not necessarily — you also want to provide local shoppers with the convenience of shopping online PLUS the knowledge that they’re supporting a local brand. Local eCommerce marketing is something that’s often overlooked but has been quietly growing over the past …

Does Your Team Have These Marketing Skills?

5 Digital Marketing Skills You Need to Grow Your Business

David Bosley

Is your business taking full advantage of the digital marketing toolkits that the largest brands in the world have at their fingertips? Having next-level digital marketing doesn’t necessarily require massive investments in technology. Some of the most basic ways to grow your business are reasonably-priced and can be made to fit within many budgets. However, is your marketing team equipped …

Defeating Digital Ad Scrubbers

Are Your Digital Ads Making it Through Chrome’s Aggressive Scrubbers?

Phillip Reinhardt

In a moan heard around the world, Google — and soon thereafter Safari — launched aggressive ad blocking techniques into their popular browsers, prompted by the Coalition for Better Ads. The premise is simple: users should know when advertisers are gathering their personally identifiable information, and make an informed decision about whether or not they allow the advertisers to track them online. To this …

Programmatic advertising is all about delivering the right message to the right audience.

Programmatic Marketing: Do You Understand It Fully?

Phillip Reinhardt

In 2019, if you’re anything like other digital marketers, you’re going to spend about 65% of your total digital advertising budget on programmatic marketing. Programmatic marketing includes any digital marketing that involves real-time bidding. Google Adwords is a perfect example of programmatic marketing in action. In general, however, programmatic advertising works like this: A user navigates to a page that has ad …

Go beyond your usual social media advertising with three important and overlooked platforms.

Diving Deep into Social Media: Platforms You Might Not Think to Advertise on

David Bosley

Social media advertising is a key component of digital marketing. Ads on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube can be extremely effective and also tend to tie up a large portion of the digital marketing budget. With so many companies focused on the same platforms, however, social media advertising has become more difficult. It’s harder to stand out …

If you want to succeed during the holidays, you need to put yourself in your audience’s shoes.

Getting the Most out of the Holidays with Digital Marketing

Phillip Reinhardt

The holiday season is an extremely opportune time for many businesses. In fact, we ran an article earlier in the season about making sure your business was ready to take advantage of the holiday selling season. In order to take advantage of this opportunity, however, it’s important to consider the impact that the holiday season has on consumer behavior. During the …

Empower your digital media strategy from the ground up.

Five Surprising Ways to Market With YouTube

Phillip Reinhardt

It’s no secret that YouTube is one of today’s leading buyer attractions. A slew of researchers, innovative marketers, and economic experts have weighed in on the multimedia sensation—and the responses are unanimous across the board: Millennials have brought YouTube to new heights. In fact, according to Socialbakers, roughly four in five Millennials watch videos when shopping online. Unsurprisingly, today’s marketers aren’t only using YouTube—but siphoning …

Is your marketing message keeping up with a mobile marketplace?

Targeting Your Marketing Message for a Mobile Audience

Phillip Reinhardt

The way the world accesses the World Wide Web is evolving at the speed of technology. Screens are getting smaller and more people are taking their Internet on the go. That means you need a marketing message for your organization that travels well. These tips will help you transform your marketing message from one designed for larger, static screens, to …