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7 Call to Action Tips to Increase Lead Generation

Getting your audience to take action can be difficult. That’s why calls to action (CTAs) exist — their sole purpose is to get users to click. Sounds easy, right? Well, there’s a lot more to CTAs than meets the eye. Minor tweaks can make a world of difference. Here are seven tips to get your audience clicking on your CTAs: 1. Align your CTA with your landing page This is a must! If your call to action isn’t aligned with […]

3 Ways Marketers Are Tying Email to Paid Advertising

Paid advertising doesn’t exist inside a vacuum; often, it’s part of a wider range of marketing initiatives that are earned and owned. We’ve found that tying social media campaigns to other forms of customer communication can have powerful results, not just in customer engagement, but retargeting and user acquisition. One of the most powerful owned channels is email. Marketers consistently rate it highly in surveys for its effectiveness and low level of difficulty to execute. If you haven’t considered linking […]

2015: The Year of the In-House Advertiser

As we wrap up and look back at 2014, a few trends stand out: Programmatic media buying Real-time bidding Mobile Why is in-house advertising set to take off? It’s pretty clear that these “trends” aren’t going anywhere — they’re pieces of a movement. We’re in the middle of a massive shift from traditional marketing tactics like print, billboards and TV toward data-driven marketing channels like search and social media, necessitated by customers moving to mobile. Online companies live and die […]

Are You Taking Advantage of Facebook’s Cross-Device Tracking Capabilities?

The topic of cross-device tracking was brought up several times during Facebook’s Q3 2014 earnings call last week. COO Sheryl Sandberg referenced the evolution from cookie-based browser tracking on PCs to the challenge of monitoring multichannel, offline/online customer behavior, explaining: “We’re investing in ad tech for a simple reason: Consumers are shifting quickly to mobile and the advertising industry is not keeping up. Today, the average adult in the US spends nearly 25% of their media time on mobile, but […]

Is Social Media Advertising Replacing Search?

This article was originally published on iMedia Connection. Media spend on marketing, particularly online, continues to rise in 2014. As CMOs gain confidence in their ability to generate revenue through digital channels — especially mobile — they will continue to invest time and resources into online methods of driving user acquisition and retention. According to the Chief Marketing Officer Council’s eighth annual “State of Marketing” report, 54% of marketers plan to boost their budgets in 2014, focusing on the following […]