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Key Executive Mega-Conference 2019: 3 Key Trends Driving the Newspaper Industry

In its ninth year, the Key Executives Mega-Conference is all about exploring new approaches and solutions to issues facing the newspaper industry, many of which are directly related to the way digital continues to change news and how brands promote themselves. As digital marketers, we have a unique stake in the way newspapers change and […]

RE: How to Stop Sending Terrible Emails

How many emails did you receive today? This afternoon? Or even in the last hour? Probably more than you care to count. The Inbox Zero dream is definitely dead. Consider this: Today, there are 8 billion email users worldwide This number is expected to grow to over 4.2 billion by year-end 2022 Total worldwide email […]

3 Digital Media Trends You Need to Know in 2019

In 2018, businesses and brands were again faced with rapidly changing consumer trends in digital display media—and were repeatedly challenged to adjust their tools and technology just as fast. From chatbots to voice search, this past year we saw a pattern in the way consumers interact with businesses. We also saw a pattern in the […]

Why Good Stories Are Not Enough

As marketers, our job is to tell great stories that help move people to action. But, in an age of content oversaturation, a great story is no longer enough to keep make people open, read, and act on our emails. To create any kind of impact, you need to be sure you’re not only telling […]

5 Steps to Localize Your Content Marketing Strategy

Before the New Year, we revealed our predictions for content marketing in 2018. Among them, we asserted that winning brands will have local content strategies. As the year progresses and local strategies are continuing to expand beyond just creating store pages and managing citations across the web, we’re looking at five steps you can take […]

5 Simple Ways to Make Good Content More Powerful

We’d all love to have the marketing budget of some of the giants—Disney, AMEX, Coca-Cola. This article is not for them. This article is for the underdogs. Those who have just a couple thousand dollars every week to try to get their message out there, and who already have a few bits and pieces of […]

280-Character Tweets: The Debate

The Internet is all a-twitter with the news: instead of the 140-character limit that has existed since the inception of the network, some Twitter users are getting the ability to double their tweet length to a whopping 280 characters. This news is dividing users sharply. Are longer tweets a good thing or a bad thing? […]

How to Master Local Search in a Mobile-First World

The digital landscape has changed. We now live in a mobile-first world. Mobile traffic will drive 75% of global Internet usage in 2017, and this will grow to 80% by 2018 (Zenith 2016). It’s not just videos and social media, either: 60% of all search queries now take place on mobile devices. But: mobile doesn’t […]

Top 6 Content Marketing Tools of 2017 (So Far)

Content marketers in the digital space understand the complexities that come with aligning messaging and content with users throughout the purchase funnel. Developing and curating content can be a challenging task that requires analysis and a sound strategy. Fortunately, there are several tools to help us better understand our audiences and provide users with relevant […]