Biometrics and neuroscience: The future of digital analytics?

Image via Niice.co Advertising has always been about emotions. Emotions lead to actions and, as such, influencing emotions is the most effective route to influencing actions. Actions, in turn, become habits, and these habits are the driving force that creates global brands. Marketers have never hesitated to exploit this relationship – in fact you could…

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How URL hijackers are disrupting banks’ PPC campaigns

I usually write about search marketing, analytics and conversion optimization, but I felt it was important to share a discovery I made recently. I noticed a major phishing scam hijacking the paid search ads of financial and banking companies on brand keywords. The activity was discovered by an alert I received from BrandVudu, a third-party…

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How to Find Killer Content Ideas

Whether you’re a novice writer or a pro, at some point you’ll get writer’s block and will find it difficult to come up with potent, relevant content ideas for marketing. If you’re in a rut, or simply need new topics to align with your strategy, follow the tips below to help guide you to new…

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Does More Data Help, or Hurt Social Advertisers? [Infographic]

Advertisers and marketers have access to more data in 2017 than ever before, but does that make it easier, or more difficult to act decisively? According to new data from Brand Innovators, 36% of social marketers struggle to “distill data into insights and actions.” Despite having an unprecedented amount of data at their disposal, many marketing teams…

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Must Have Homepage Elements

Must Have Homepage Elements written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Not to pick on web designers, but in today’s business world, you need to be thinking about so much more than just design when it comes to building out your website. Sure, design is still an important element since a website…

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The One-Week Social Selling Action Plan

The One-Week Social Selling Action Plan written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing Think back to a sales situation with a friend of a friend, one where you started with a huge trust advantage: how much smoother and faster was the process?  What if you could replicate that dynamic on a much…

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3 Insights for Creating Viral Content

The great thing about content marketing as a whole is its ability to achieve various marketing goals through different content strategies. From brand awareness to driving organic traffic to lead generation, tailoring your content to match your objectives is a must for ensuring your content doesn’t add to the noise by fulfilling the needs…

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How to Perfect Your Content User’s Experience

When it comes to the ways in which your users experience your site and content, you can’t afford to make any rookie mistakes. Follow the following guide in order to truly perfect your content user’s experience A good marketer always remembers to keep in mind that loyal customers are worth up to 10 times as…

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Want to Scale Up Your Content Operations? 4 Things to Think Big About [Infographic]

Let’s say for some time you single-handedly make something that people love to consume: cinnamon buns, maybe, or content. You decide to go big with your operations and bring more bliss into the world. Boatloads of bliss. We’re talking content (or cinnamon buns) galore. We’re talking more than simply doing more of what you’re doing.…

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Can Your Poor Internet Security Hurt Your Marketing Efforts?

No matter how successful your brand’s marketing is, poor cybersecurity can result in data breaches that have the potential to cause irreversible damage to your reputation. Customers are more likely to stay loyal to brands with which they feel safe doing business, and any data breach can break that trust. About 64% of marketers believe…

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