Some metrics are more valuable than others, but which?

You Should Be Focusing On These Top Marketing Metrics in 2020

David Bosley

For many marketers, 2020 will indeed be a year of hindsight clarity. While some metrics are as strong as ever, others are seemingly falling by the wayside. There are even a few background metrics expected to pull ahead after the New Year. Considering there were over 120 marketing channels analyzed by marketers in 2017 alone, each year witnesses a new …

For many years, digital marketing has compared mobile and desktop conversion rates. While smartphones are effective lead generators, the desktop’s historical reliability may result in more conversions.

The Mobile Popularity Paradox: Is Desktop Landing More Conversions?

Phillip Reinhardt

Mobile marketing is in—but other digital marketing platforms aren’t necessarily out. Especially desktop. Business owners are well aware of mobile marketing’s visitor-attracting potency across the e-commerce world. They’ve entirely redefined the online buying experience—kicking off the modern consumer’s pathway-to-purchase over the smartphone. Smartphone marketing statistics justify the mobile-first approach, too: An whopping 24 percent of United States’ e-commerce spending stems …

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 …

Voice search is growing quickly and your business must start preparing for it.

A New Frontier : Taking Advantage of Voice Search Marketing

David Bosley

Voice search, powered by technologies such as Amazon’s Alexa, may still feel like a gimmick, but it’s quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with. In 2017, about 20% of all mobile searches were voice search instead of text. In 2018, we know that roughly 40% of all adults use voice search at least once every single day. Voice search isn’t a novelty. It’s …

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 …

Why Social, Search and Video Ads Now Make Up 51% of Advertising in America

David Bosley

Digital ad revenue has been on the rise for many years, but you may be surprised to learn that it now makes up 51% of all advertising dollars to the projected tune of more than $106 billion. This all-time high in 2018 is expected to eclipse traditional advertising channels by the end of the year, according to a recent study by …

Transforming Your Digital Marketing From Good to Great

David Bosley

Digital marketing isn’t difficult to get up and running in today’s digital age. You can start blogging within minutes and even generate a great professional looking website within an hour using the right template and service provider. Email marketing platforms have made organizing your lists and creating a great looking message simpler than ever. But the real problem isn’t just …

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 …