Data Is Worthless to Marketing

I know a bit over-dramatic, but for most marketing teams this is a sad truth. They have data all around them but it’s worthless.
They are almost literally drowning in it.

What’s the strategy?
Read more to find out!

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A/B Testing – Digital Marketing Term of the Week

A/B Testing A/B Testing is a method of comparing the performance of two sponsored listings, landing pages or other promotional content. A controlled experiment containing 2 variants, A and B, one as a control and one as a test.  The goal is to identify changes that increase or maximize a set outcome: I.e. clicks, conversions, etc.

4 Steps to Understanding if Facebook & Twitter Ads Really Work for You

I just read an article about a Gallup Poll that claimed Facebook and Twitter ads do not influence people to buy.  In the post they stated: According to the polling firm’s latest “State of the American Consumer” report, released Monday, just 5% of Americans say social media advertising has a great deal of influence on […]

Building a Website & Getting it Found Online is Not a “Once & Done” Tactic

I just read a great article about what business leaders must understand about SEO and Online Marketing. Here are a few of the things that the author discussed: Offline and online marketing go hand in hand Small changes to your site can have a big ripple effect. Mobile is more than just making your site […]

How to Follow Through on Your Digital Marketing New Year’s Resolutions

2014 is in full swing and we all made our new year’s resolutions, but by now some of the novelty may be wearing off. How do you keep your marketing and sales goals from following the same path as that gym membership you bought? Yep remember, you swore this year you would go every morning […]

How to Set Up Google Analytics on Your Website

Last time we looked at your Current Online Presence and discussed some basic questions. Do you have a website? Do you or your organization have full control this site? Do you have access or do you have someone that can quickly update your website? Do you currently track what happens on your site? (i.e. Google […]

Ready, Assess, Fire, Aim – Laying the Groundwork for Online Marketing

This is the second post in our series “Killer Online Marketing for 2013” Want to the whole series to be delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up for the free series Killer Online Marketing for 2013! Many of you have probably heard the popular mantra, “Ready, Fire, Aim.” This is often adopted to keep people […]

5 Changes to Google Analytics You Need to Know Now

I’m typically not a big fan of infographics, but thought this one was quite good. Brian Clifton Author of Advanced Web Metrics with Google Analytics shared this over the weekend. There are several changes coming to Google Analytics that are going to be pretty important. You’ll find 5 of them below.  

Google Webmaster Tools Adds Search Query Alerts

If you already use Google Webmaster Tools (If not, you should be!), then you’ve probably seen the Search Queries Feature, but Google has now added alerts for Search Queries data. So now you can be notified when something changes with the search queries where your site is showing. The Search Queries feature gives insight into […]

Is Google Walling Out the Rest of the Internet to Make Their Search Better?

In the last few months we’ve seen a number of changes released by the search powerhouse Google. The updates are coming at a fast and furious pace. Today’s addition as well as one of their previous changes have been doing more than raise a few eyebrows. There is sure to be more talk about anti-trust […]