5 Ways to Amplify the Reach of Your Content Without Spending a Dime

Content marketing can be a soul-crushing endeavor. It’s like this. You spend several hours or maybe even days meticulously putting together what seems like a brilliant blog post, slideshow, infographic, etc. But even with all your hard work and dedication, your content falls on deaf ears. You post it on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and any…

3 Simple and Effective Keyword Research Tips

Keyword research is always a hot topic in content marketing circles. It’s one of those subjects that never goes out of style — because wise content marketers know that using the right words in their content will give them a big edge over their competition. Wondering how to find the “right” words to optimize your…

How to Use Email Automation to Boost eCommerce Conversions

It’s not every day that marketers use the words “email” and “CRO” in the same sentence. After all, most email marketing strategies for eCommerce are mainly focused on sending newsletters, promotional emails, transactional emails, and maybe even cart abandonment messages. If you’re really savvy, you might even be sending post-purchase emails to leverage the traffic…

How Do Conferences Fit Into Your Professional Training Plan?

Professional development is a tricky endeavor. It’s about balancing cost and quality, ensuring training is continuous and relevant, and measuring the return on investment. It’s not always precise and takes some experimentation to get just right. Which brings us to one of the most common questions we on the events team face – How does…

GIFs Will Revolutionize Your Facebook Ads – Here's How to Use Them

They’re the unpronounceable backbone of the internet. The space between image and video. The troll fodder littering the Twittersphere. We’re talking GIFs, people, and they’re about to launch your Facebook ads’ click-through-rates higher than a Boulder-based astrophysicist. While the majority of your GIF-usage to this point has likely consisted of emotive responses that simply couldn’t…

Emoji appear in Google AdWords ads titles

Emoji have been spotted in the wild in Google AdWords ads titles, giving rise to speculation that this option may be rolled out globally for all advertisers soon. We have seen this before, although prior instances of emoji in AdWords seemed to be caused by a loophole that allowed certain character combinations to pass through Google…

Start Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is a way for publishers like you and me to promote products and services that we like and use to the people we serve through our platform. It’s my favorite kind of marketing arrangement because when used appropriately, it’s the perfect match of a person (me) promoting a product they like (made by…

Emoji appear in Google AdWords ads titles

Emoji have been spotted in the wild in Google AdWords ads titles, giving rise to speculation that this option may be rolled out globally for all advertisers soon. We have seen this before, although prior instances of emoji in AdWords seemed to be caused by a loophole that allowed certain character combinations to pass through Google…

How MailChimp Uses Data Science to Make Their Email Service Irresistible

When it comes to mailing list services and autoresponders, few services out there are more popular than MailChimp. As of June 2014, MailChimp was sending out over 10 billion emails a month. That’s a lot of communication. And there’s no one better suited to wrangle that communication than MailChimp data scientist and author, John Foreman.…