Facebook’s retargeted ads broadened to include rivals’ site

Facebook’s retargeted ads broadened to include rivals’ site, app visitors

Almost two years after Facebook rolled out a way for advertisers to retarget people checking out products on their sites, the social network is adding the ability to extend that retargeting to people checking out products on other brands’ sites and apps as well as their Facebook followers. Facebook’s Dynamic Ads can now be used to retarget people who check …

8 Tools to Enhance Your Customer Experience On Mobile

8 Tools to Enhance Your Customer Experience On Mobile

You love your customers, right? If you do, you want to make sure that everyone you serve feels like the most important person in the world. You don’t want to be the business that sends people running into the arms of your competitors (and 44% of US consumers will switch who they do business with because of poor customer service). …

3 Key Characteristics of the Best Startup CEOs

3 Key Characteristics of the Best Startup CEOs

When you look at the world’s top startups and then at their CEOs, you find similar characteristics across the board. Startup CEOs are crazy enough to start a company from scratch and strong enough to build a rock-solid team around their idea. As a startup CEO, you’ll likely feel that your company’s weight is on your shoulders, while every decision you …

5 Types of Content People Love to Share

5 Types of Content People Love to Share

Content marketing is real big right now. If it wasn’t there certainly wouldn’t be bloggers earning thousands every month. And one of your biggest questions is probably how do they do it. There are basically three things you need to make money blogging: The first and the second component however go hand by hand. In order to get search engine …

Three Game-Changing Trends for Mobile Marketing in 2017

Three Game-Changing Trends for Mobile Marketing in 2017

2016 was a big year for mobile marketing, but 2017 will be even bigger. A few tech trends looming on the horizon are going to make an impact on the work of all mobile marketers—whether they know it or not. Predictive analytics, chatbots, and intelligent marketing automation are going to dominate the coming year in mobile marketing, according to research …

Five Effective Customer-Data Tactics: Resolutions for the New Year : MarketingProfs Article

Five Effective Customer-Data Tactics: Resolutions for the New Year : MarketingProfs Article

Most marketers know by now that customer data—collecting and applying it—is central to generating positive results for the business. As always, though, the devil is in the details: It’s not enough to collect data, put it into a database, and hire some data scientists (if you can find them) to make some sense of it. Recent research in the Harvard …

Don't Miss These 3 Social Media Trends in 2017

Don’t Miss These 3 Social Media Trends in 2017

We’ve just finished one of the biggest social media years ever. Live video became huge, fueled by Periscopeand Facebook Live. Half-baked ideas for apps came and went. We still have no idea if Twitter will survive. 2016 planted several key seeds that will blossom in 2017. From what I can see, here are the biggest social media trends of the …

Why Podcasting Matters to Marketing [Infographic]

Why Podcasting Matters to Marketing [Infographic]

If you’re looking for a new marketing strategy, podcasts are a great answer. Podcasts are versatile, powerful, and informative. Plus, with multiple hosting platforms available, you can expand your brand awareness many times over. With so much potential in one marketing medium, it’s a wonder that every marketer doesn’t have their own podcast. In the meantime, this is why you …

Influencer Marketing Is A $5-$10 Billion Dollar Global Market

Influencer Marketing Is A $5-$10 Billion Dollar Global Market

In just over half a year, the average monthly search for “influencer marketing” has increased nearly five-fold (from 500 to 2,400 U.S. Google searches). According to Google Trends, interest in influencer marketing has more than doubled within the year. This is a significant increase from the previous year which saw almost a 40% increase (Google Trends). For many brands in …

Are You In Sync With Your Social Media?

Are You In Sync With Your Social Media?

Can we really establish meaningful relationships via social media? Does social media really connect people and help them build long-term, genuine relationships? I would say yes, without a doubt. Recently, I visited the Netherlands to collaborate on my book “Is your marketing in sync or sinking?” with a friend that I met on social media, who actually ended up hosting …