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April 03, 2020

Portrait of an Industry: Marketing Agencies in 2020

Digital Third Coast--An analysis of 6,000 US agencies yieds a report providing a profile of a the agency world. Avg number of employees (77% have 10 to 49), hourly rate (60% charge $100 to $149). Of particular interest might be the section on gender leadership.
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April 03, 2020

7 signs you have a bot problem

NS8--Bots make up half of internet traffic, and malicious bots can cause costly damage when they overrun your site. Learn how to spot a bot problem quickly.
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April 02, 2020

The Coronavirus Impact on Marketing Agencies: 122 Agency Executives Report

Orbit Media Studios--This report is a snapshot in time amid a fast changing social and economic picture.
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April 01, 2020

B2B Marketers Say Personalization is Harder for Them Than for B2C. Are They Right?

Marketing Charts--Personalization remains a strategy that most B2B marketers are interested in pursuing this year. But a new survey of more than 200 B2B sales and marketing professionals reveals that more than half (54%) believe that it’s harder to get personalization right in B2B than in B2C.
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March 31, 2020

How One Badass Reddit Post Produced 170 New Customers in under 3 Hours

Strikingly--There are two big questions startups and freelancers struggle with in their infancy: #1 - Where do I start? #2 - Where do I find clients?
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March 31, 2020

5 Content Topics to Advance Your Sale.

Tessellate Partners--What is the purpose of content if not to change or validate the mind of the reader, to share new information, to move the needle? Here are 5 Content Topics to Advance Your Sale.
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March 31, 2020

Just 8% of consumers think brands should stop advertising due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Marketing Week--Consumers believe staff welfare should be a company’s first priority, while brands also have a role to play in supporting governments and wider society through the crisis.
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March 27, 2020

Online Marketing During Crisis Situations.

Now Marketing Group Blog--This is the article that made @EmilyCrume comment: "Great list of tips to implement, now, Jessika!" And, she sure is right about that.
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March 26, 2020

Amazon Accidentally Sent Out Their Email Template.

Medium--An illuminating and educational error. It not only shows how they set up newsletters but is also a good example of how to set up a template.
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March 25, 2020

Is Instagram Removing Likes?

Digital Branding Institute--News of Instagram removing likes has caused panic online, but what does this really mean for digital branders? Are likes really gone? Let's take a look.
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March 24, 2020

8 Virtual SEO Conferences for B2B Marketers.

TopRank--Attending virtual conferences is a great way to stay connected to the marketing and SEO community. And, we could all use some human connection right now.
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March 23, 2020

The most powerful emotion in marketing may surprise you - and more brands need to tap into it.

Business Insider--Oliver Yonchev says that, rather than focus on fear, brands should focus on the feelings that are equally as powerful, but on the opposite end of the spectrum — like happiness.
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March 20, 2020

7 Ways COVID-19 Is Affecting Search Traffic & How SEOs Can Respond.

Search Engine Journal--Coronavirus-related volatility has impacted just about every vertical. In times like these, SEOs can look to their own site's data to meet customer needs.
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March 20, 2020

Should the News Disrupt Your Content Calendar? Here's How to Decide.

Content Marketing Institute--At first, the headlines don’t impact your brand. Then they do. What happens to your content plans? Answer these two questions to decide.
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Read the SEO Manifesto
Learn how you can improve your site by focusing on well-written content and the basics.
March 20, 2020

Marketing and Growth Lessons for Uncertain Times.

CXL--Uncertainty. Anxiety. Risk. Crises are challenging times. "Marketing" may seem secondary. But nothing gets better if we stand still.
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March 20, 2020

Prospect Engagement Strategies in a 'No Face-to-face' Environment

Activate Marketing Services--Start turning lemons into lemonade by thinking now about how to repurpose or redeploy content and experiences.
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March 16, 2020

Podcast: How a Focus on Audience Turned Business Insider Into a Massive Success.

Grow Wire--Business Insider’s chief revenue officer and publisher, Pete Spande, discusses how his company is forging the path for the entire media and publishing industry by always putting the audience first.
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March 16, 2020

70+ Marketers You Need To Follow On Twitter Today

Foundation Marketing--We scoured the Internet to find the top twitter accounts that would best help you learn more about marketing. Follow these accounts to learn!
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March 15, 2020

This Is What Happens When You Accidentally De-Index Your Site from Google

Moz--The harrowing tale of a site accidentally getting removed from Google and the arduous path back to normal.
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Get a back to basics review of up to 10 URLs in an informative, actionable report. Starts at $799
March 11, 2020

Do Paid Links Help Sites Rank? No, says Google's John Mueller.

Search Engine Journal--John Mueller insists that "pretty much always" the paid links he looked at were not the reason the site was ranking.
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