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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Survey: Men, boomers most likely to run SMBs

This will likely come as no surprise, but according to new Manta data the majority of small business owners are men, and are most likely to be from the Boomer generation. But, female Millennials are beginning to close the gap. >>

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Study finds mobile search increasingly important

Having company and product information available in mobile formats is key to business success. That's a key finding from recent BrightEdge data; their research shows that more than half (57%) of Google search traffic is now coming from mobile users. >>

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

5 Tips for Working with a Celebrity Spokesperson

Working with a celebrity is a dream for many small businesses, but rather than accepting just anyone, businesses need to understand what a celebrity can - and cannot - do for them. Here are 5 tips to help businesses work with a celebrity spokesperson. >>

Monday, August 28, 2017

Is personalization bad for business?

More advertising and experience tools crop up daily for digital marketers, but there has been some push-back from consumers in the area of personalization. One expert explains why brands may need to change their personalization options. >>

Friday, August 25, 2017

Report: App Install Fraud costing $300m

Mobile marketers are getting hit hard by app install fraud. DataVisor has studied the area and found that this area is costing mobile brands about $300 million per year. >>

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Expert advice for holiday email campaigns

Historically, about 21 email messages is the sweet spot for merchants to engage consumers and consumers to convert purchases during the holiday season. But, just sending any email isn't the answer. There needs to be a rhyme and reason. Our expert offers advice. >>

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Dunkin' Donuts to Dunkin: Good move or bad?

Earlier this month, Dunkin' Donuts began testing a change to their name, cutting off the 'Donut' part to simply be Dunkin'. While brand changes like this are never approached on a whim, even the best planning in the world can backfire. What does Dunkin's potential name change mean? >>

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Survey finds brand more important than store

When it comes to shopping - either online or offline - it turns out brand trumps store. That, according to new data from Astound Commerce. Their research shows that customers are increasingly brand loyal, but they aren't showing the same affinity for retailers or merchants. >>

Monday, August 21, 2017

Study: Merchants pushing mobile investment

More brands and merchants are pushing their marketing dollars to mobile. That, according to RetailMeNot. Their new report finds that most (92%) of merchants polled plan to increase their mobile ad spend this year; nearly as many are increasing their social spend. >>

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Survey: Product images key to conversion

Skimping on the quality of product images may be killing conversions. That's a key takeaway from Splashlight data, which found that about half of US consumers rank high quality images as key to their purchasing decisions. >>

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

SMBs key in on loyalty

For small business owners, loyalty is the key, not only in building a customer base but in doing business with others. >>

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Forecast: Content marketing revs to show strong increases

Based on 2016 numbers and the first half of 2017, PQ Media expects content marketing revenue to see continued strong growth. Content marketing revenues reached $28 billion, and for the first half of the year, increased another 14%. >>

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

How to capitalize on social video formats

Video continues to be an integral part of brands' online presence and reach, and social is a huge part of the growth cycle. Here's how brands can capitalize on social video trends. >>

Monday, August 14, 2017

Survey IDs time as key to follow-up fail

Manual data entry is killing brands' ability to follow up with leads. That is a key takeaway from Certain data, which found that most (73%) are still using manual data entry to collect customer data at live events. >>

Monday, August 14, 2017

Study finds inbox placement still a struggle

While most email marketers have keyed in on the importance of subject lines, clickable links, and engaging content, new data from Return Path indicates that may not be enough because emails aren't landing in the inbox. Their data shows a full 20% of global, commercial emails are landing in junk/spam folders rather than the inbox. >>

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