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.…

Data Studio now globally available

Last month we announced we removed the five report limit in Data Studio, allowing you to create and share as many reports as needed — all for free. Today we are opening up access to 180+ countries, enabling even more businesses to easily connect to data and create beautiful, informative reports that are easy to…

Use Twitter to Find and Hire More Diverse Job Candidates

McKinsey reports that companies “in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 35% more likely to have financial returns above their respective national industry medians.” In other words, fostering a more inclusive workplace isn’t just the right thing to do, it also improves your business. If your company is looking for to find,…

Here’s Why Email Send Times Matter a Lot

This post is the sixth installment of our new series, The Ultimate Guide to Email Marketing – an eight-week series that covers the fundamentals of email marketing. Want a sneak peek into the content? Check out The Ultimate Guide to Email Marketing. Yes, we talk a lot about email around here. Tons, in fact. But let’s get rid…

Pinterest tool finds cheaper alternatives for thrifty shoppers

Pinterest’s visual discovery tool is now available all over the web, meaning you can find duplicates for expensive items more easily. For those with the Pinterest Browser extension, you’ll now see a magnifying glass-shaped button when hovering on images. After pressing it, you’ll see a series of pins with a similar color or shape to the…