As most, if not all, marketers know, successful paid search campaigns, are only possible by getting the right message to the right audience at the right time. So, where do you start when your campaigns are not successful? That depends… but for this article, we will start with delivering the right message to the right person. Continue reading “Killer Digital Marketing Tips: How To Write Ads That Convert”
Influencer marketing has been around for decades. Jello-O was only a minor success until 1904 when free cookbooks were distributed to supermarkets. The first families to pick up a cookbook and enjoy these new desserts became early influencers in their neighborhoods. And Jell-O took off.
Over the past few years, influencers in digital marketing have been a popular topic. Let’s examine who they are, how to find them, and what benefits they provide to your marketing efforts by expanding your content reach.
What is an Influencer?
An influencer is someone who has a significant following on social media platforms, a large market reach and can dramatically impact your marketing campaigns. Influencers usually offer their expertise through informative posts, classes, services and products to specifically targeted groups and can enhance SEO. A lot of times they are educators, inspirers and experts in their particular field and have a breadth of connections … Continue reading
Ranking high in search engine results is about more than just keywords. You’ll get better digital marketing results when you keep abreast of the constantly changing landscape of SEO. That’s how you can stay at the top of the search rankings – or at least not get blindsided by the Google Algorithm. As anyone who’s ever tried to stay up to date with Google’s constantly evolving algorithm and adjust their marketing efforts accordingly can tell you, it isn’t easy.
Here is everything you need to know to understand the context and a few tips that can simplify your path to improving your SEO results.
Quality content is more important than ever
Google released its 160-page Search Quality Evaluator Guidelines in late 2015. A quick read through the guidelines tells us that Google ranks quality content among the top three page-quality factors.
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Search engine optimization (SEO) has changed a lot since its humble beginnings. It’s a method of gaining free organic traffic from natural search results on prominent search engines like Google, who dominates the search market, Bing, and Yahoo. The primary search results along with local listings and videos appear on the search engines ranked according to what the engine deems most relevant to its audience.
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SEO has so many more uses than it started with and it hasn’t yet reached its full potential. Whether it’s connecting family members who are scattered about the globe or helping large corporations market their products and services, search engine optimization can be used for an impressive number of tasks and we haven’t discovered all of them just yet.
As for SEO in 2019, it’s an exciting time with artificial intelligence (AI), enhanced customer … Continue reading
Ad fraud on apps and the web is an endemic problem. Advertisers, publishers and agencies are engaged in a war against digital ad fraud bots. In a reaction to ad frauds, recently P&G cut $140 million and Chase slashed the number of websites carrying their advertisements by almost 99% without experiencing any change in business outcomes.
Ad fraud is the practice of serving digital ads that have zero chance of being seen by a human user or are intentionally misrepresented. Nonhuman, or bot, traffic use tactics like rotating user agents, random proxies to generate fake pageviews and fake clicks, even fake form submissions and, more for paid ad impressions. In 2018, nonhuman fraud traffic in digital advertising is estimated to cause losses of around 19 billion U.S. dollars to advertisers worldwide. There is also intentional misrepresentation in the form of human-based traffic fraud generated by publishers, who hide ads by “ad stacking” or “impression stacking,” For example, impressions can be generated when web sites are loaded as pop-unders on porn and piracy sites, or through domain spoofing. It is a significant problem that affects multiple formats, such as display and video.Continue reading “Ad Fraud: Brand War Against Bots”
There is a debate raging about whether a new economic revolution has started without the masses realizing it. And people are voting with their dollars and their voices: the new economic trend that is quietly gaining traction is voice commerce. This trend makes use of a software application on smart speakers, all mobile phones and is commonly used on commercial websites. It lets people use their voices to order products and services instead of the mouse or the keyboard. Some of the voice commerce platforms come replete with sophisticated voice recognition capabilities and are able to process complex sentences and responses.
A Growing Trend
While one study showed only 2% of people who own Amazon Alexa have used the smart speaker to make a purchase using their voice, others show more than 35% of respondents had made a purchase using a smart speaker. And with about 21.9% of the internet … Continue reading