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How Online Marketing Will Change in 2016 | Inc.com

The world of online marketing is intricate and subject to continuous changes, yet it is thrilling for anyone who stays on top of new trends. Every year new technological and behavioral changes bring about a range of comprehensive transformations that are either embraced or snubbed by companies …

New Tools for Managing Communication on Your Page

Earlier this year we introduced new features for Pages to make it easier for businesses to be where their customers are and communicate with them …

Twitter Announces Full-Size Photos: What You Need To Know

Posted on Dec 7, 2015 |<p>Today, Twitter announced a new look for photos on the social media site. These changes will mean a better visual experience …

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How to Create and Run an Instagram Ad Campaign, According to Instagram

Instagram's the fastest growing social media platform in the world; Businesses on Instagram are seeing higher engagement than on Facebook; Organic …

The State of Email Marketing 2015 [Infographic]

This infographic illustrates the current state of email marketing based on a major research study between Smart Insights and Get Response, in which …

3 Storytelling Tools to Enhance Your Social Media Marketing Efforts

Who doesn't love hearing a juicy story? Whether sitting around a crackling campfire, listening to a horror story, or even just a phone call with a …

Google Expands Knowledge Box On Musicians, Actors, TV Shows & Movies

Late Friday, Google announced they've expanded their answers and knowledge graph information around musicians, actors, TV shows and movies related …

Google: New Penguin Algorithm Update Not Happening Until Next Year

Webmasters and SEOs need to have a bit more patience, as Google is not releasing the updated Penguin algorithm this year.

How To Get Google Review Links After The G+ Update

The recent update separating Google Business pages from Google + has left old review links broken, but columnist Greg Gifford shares how you can …

Google Releases 'Trial Runs' Streaming App Ads | SEJ

Over the past few months, Google has been making it easier for internet users to access in-app content – even if they do not have the app installed. …

7 Simple but Overlooked SEO Audit Tips | SEJ

SEO audits. I love ’em and I hate them. There is nothing more gratifying than uncovering <i>that one issue</i> that’s keeping a client’s site from performing …

Shareaholic: Twitter Sharing Drops 11% After Twitter Kills Share Counts

Data shows a significant drop in relative use of tweet buttons in the two weeks after Twitter turned off share count display.

Twitter Releases 2015 Year In Review With Top Trends, Topics, Moments & More

Take a stroll back through Twitter timelines with their 2015 Year In Review. See the top Tweets, topics and moments of the past year.

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Email Marketing Results: Mobile Open Rates Exceed 60%

Movable Ink reports 76 percent of Black Friday emails and 63 percent of Cyber Monday emails were opened on a mobile device.<br>Please visit Marketing …

4 in 10 Facebookers use Social Media to Research Products

As we discuss in our new Social Commerce trend report, the potential for selling via social networks is clear – with many APAC-based networks/apps …

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US Publishers Unsure of How to Respond to Ad Blockers

Many internet users have begun to sour on the tradeoff of free content for ad views, turning to ad blockers as publisher ad loads seem heavy and …

Five tips for successful mobile advertising in 2016

Here are five top tips:<b>1. Respect the user</b>Mobile devices are highly personal. Mobile users want to decide where, when and how they interact with …

10 Facts That Holiday Marketers Need to Know to Succeed

December 07, 2015<p>Share this content:<p>Digital prowess during the year's biggest shopping season is an absolute must.<p>Holiday shopping season is in full …

How To Drive Traffic To Your Blog In Little To No Time

Okay, if you’re game, I’m going to do a little mind read on you. Ready?<p>As a writer, you focus on these traffic-building topics:<p>Creating epic …

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100 Top B2B Marketing Influencers

Below you can see another network map created in IRM (Influencer Relationship Management software) showing the #1 US influencer Carlos Hidalgo at the …

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Bitterness Is Not the Same as ‘Hoppiness’

The good folks at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery—by any measure one of the more interesting and accomplished breweries around—have done us a disservice. …

The fastest-growing craft beer isn’t beer at all

We respect that Small Town Brewing has had enormous success with Not Your Father’s Root Beer since Pabst purchased the brewery and the brand in …

America Has More Breweries Than Ever Before

The United States now has more breweries than ever before, reaching a record level of 4,144 in 2015 and finally exceeding a historic high that was …

The 10 Best Marketing Campaigns of 2015

These companies pushed the boundaries to get their message out this year.<p>The year 2015 generated a treasure trove of marketing campaigns that pushed boundaries in radically new ways. I've selected 10 that rose above the fray to create awareness, enhance credibility and drive sales. (Two of the …

Generate Consumer Reviews to Improve Trust for Your Brand | Inc.com

Product reviews are a hot commodity<i>.</i> For ecommerce businesses, they are indispensable.<p>A few years ago, who would have thought that a few stars and a couple of remarks about a product could have such an atomic effect on a business?<p>Today, product reviews are the fuel that drives the engine of …

The 5 Worst Marketing Fails of 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketers, be warned: The Internet never forgets. Should you fire off an insulting tweet or an offensive burp of ad copy, accidentally or not, people will see it, save it and try your brand in the brutal court of public opinion.<p>Five …

Report: Consumers Already Experiencing Holiday Shopping Fatigue

The holidays always provide a boost in online and retail sales, and in attempts to leverage more revenue, many businesses began their campaigns …

How to Retarget With Instagram Ads

Are you retargeting people with Facebook ads? Want to know how to retarget Instagram users? Serving relevant Instagram ads to people who’ve visited …

The 50 Most Instagrammed Places in America

State by state, discover the most geo-tagged spots in America<p>By Olivier Laurent & Josh Raab<p>What are the most photographed places across America? …