What Does Taylor Swift Have to Do with Digital Marketing? Everything!

From time to time, team members will share their views stimulated from a piece by an industry thought leader. Here, our Director of Paid Marketing, Kim Figor, discusses an article from Forbes by Senior Contributor, Avery Blank “Taylor Swift’s Christmas Video: A Savvy Businesswoman’s Guide On How To Connect With People”.

I’ll admit it. When I think of people who have inspired me from a business perspective, I don’t think about the popstars my daughter listens to. Therefore, when I came across this article about Taylor Swift and her recently released music video, a Christmas song, being associated with business education, it caught my attention. Continue reading “What Does Taylor Swift Have to Do with Digital Marketing? Everything!”

Setting up Google Analytics: the Basics

As we enter the digital age, it’s become vital for businesses to develop a close understanding of their client’s unique desires, behavior, and demographics. Customer analytics is one of the most powerful signals that informs a company’s client-based interactions over time.  

Yet rather than sousing out the why of client metadata collection, we’re going to spend time getting your web analytic know-how up to speed. After all, a company’s website provides the largest pool of data-driven insight you’ll ever have — and it’s just waiting to be tapped into.   Continue reading “Setting up Google Analytics: the Basics”

Top 3 Digital Transformation Trends In Manufacturing For 2020

From time to time, team members will share their views stimulated by a piece from an industry thought leader. Here, our Director of Paid Marketing, Kim Figor, discusses an article from Forbes by contributor, Daniel Newman “Top 3 Digital Transformation Trends In Manufacturing For 2020

If I had to choose one buzzword that has been consistent over the past few years, it would probably be “digital transformation”. Why? This phrase seems to be consistent year over year. Yes, in the technology, but (arguably) in the companies who adopt these new technologies.

I found Newman’s article very interesting as without saying so, Newman did a fabulous job of contradicting a popular manufacturer stereotype of being late adopters. As Newman states “It’s the manufacturing companies themselves recognizing the massive impact of connecting one’s work and processes to the IoT.” Continue reading “Top 3 Digital Transformation Trends In Manufacturing For 2020”

Social Media Marketers: Impacts of Facebook’s Clear History

When it comes to Facebook marketing, big changes are in the air. Facebook’s Clear History will have a direct impact on marketers; this future addition to the platform will have an effect that will be felt by advertisers. We want to help our digital marketing friends with some helpful information regarding the effects on your campaign strategy. Managers and marketing executives might also be interested in this change to Facebook.  Continue reading “Social Media Marketers: Impacts of Facebook’s Clear History”

Chatbots: A Bane or a Blessing?

 Chatbots: A Bane or a Blessing? 

New tech always attracts those who believe in the power it delivers, along with doubters who refuse to think a ‘better mousetrap’ is even possible. This is especially true when it comes to Chatbots, as it has been one of the most discussed topics among internet marketers, at least in the last year. 

Have you ever visited a website, opened their “live chat” box for immediate support, then shortly thereafter, come to realize you were speaking with one of the recent, trendy forms of artificial intelligence? Odds are if you do much online, this experience is one that’s not a stranger to you. 

More and more brands today are utilizing Chatbots to help lower overhead, answer questions, and streamline their operations. However, not everyone agrees it is a truly valuable addition to the marketing mix. Which means there’s a roadblock.Continue reading