Tag Archives: ROI

The Effect of Online Visibility on Customer Engagement

Many marketers struggle with showing the exact value of proper listing management. Everyone knows that having your business information correct on search engines, directories, voice assistants, etc… is key to a successful local search program. What isn’t always clear is condensing proper citation management down to a single value statement. With this in mind, DAC […]

Here are the Top 5 Content Trends for 2017

From data tools to digital asset management, content marketing will see a huge tech boost in the coming year, and companies that embrace and leverage the right tools for their objectives are the ones that will thrive. Good work takes hard work, and good content in a highly saturated market takes continual research and innovation […]

Why Google’s New Customer Match is Great News for B2B Marketers

For more than a decade, paid search has been a go-to channel for digital marketers. It’s not hard to understand why. It’s measurable and accountable. It plays right at the bottom of the funnel where the action happens. It’s flexible and scalable. Last but not least, when executed with even a moderate degree of expertise, it almost […]

DexOne and SuperMedia Emerge as Dex Media

Another successful business transition has come to pass as DexOne and SuperMedia complete their merger and move forward as Dex Media™, which trades on the NASDAQ with the symbol DXM.  Originally expected to happen by the end of 2012, the merger was completed on April 30th, 2013. So, what does this mean?  Again, as discussed […]

Dx3 Canada Spotlight Part 1: The Great Debates

Note: This is the first of two posts about Dx3 Canada 2013, which took place on March 6th and 7th in Toronto. This year’s Dx3 Canada conference featured a lot of great questions. It was a conference about where things are going, about challenging conventional thinking and looking ahead. But it was also about debating […]

Mobile: Your 2013 Resolution

If 2012 was the Year of Mobile, 2013 will be the Year of Mobile Done Better… But before we look at 2013, let’s travel back a decade. Remember the days when a cell phone was a somewhat foreign device you kept tucked away in a safe place, only to see the light of day in […]

Not All Leads are Created the Same – Yellow Pages Provide Highly Qualified Leads

A recent study by CRM Associates entitled Not All Leads are Created the Same: Conversion Rates Drive the Bottom Line reports that Yellow Pages (both print and online) provide higher conversion rates than other direct marketing options. Although other media may provide more leads, the leads brought in from Yellow Pages come from ready-to-buy shoppers who […]

DexOne and SuperMedia to Merge

Coming seemingly on the heels of AT&T’s directory business acquisition by YP Holdings, DexOne and SuperMedia today announced a company merger expected to be complete by the end of 2012.  The newly merged company will become known as DexMedia. It is expected that the media properties that each company owns (i.e. supermedia.com; dexknows.com; switchboard, etc) […]

IYP… What’s in it for Me?

In a word, leads. Internet Yellow Pages (IYP) is an interesting medium. When implemented correctly (content rich, localized whenever possible, tracked properly with call tracking as well as analytics), IYP can provide tremendous value to advertisers. Many times I am asked: “Well, which one should I be in?” The answer is not as simple as one-and-done […]

The problem with headlines…

…is the headline! In a world of instant gratification, spoiler alerts on news sites, spoiler headlines when you are trying to time-shift the Olympics, headlines can often lead us to believe that’s the end of the story. A good headline can lead us to believe that we know the ‘guts’ of a story, without reading […]