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Telling Stories or Delivering Messages: What Inspires You Most?

May 26, 2015 - Marketing has traditionally started with taking a message and using money to deliver it, but more marketers are taking a storytelling approach centered on sharing. Comments

6 Steps to Finding Your Personalization Sweet Spot

content-personalization May 6, 2015 - How to calculate the return on investment on email personalization efforts. Comments

Strategic Experimentation Key to Success for LivingSocial and Refinery29

Tested May 5, 2015 - Lifestyle and flash-sale sites depend on daily email engagement for site traffic, so LivingSocial and Refinery29 rigorously test all content for optimal engagement. Comments

The Gmail Promotions Tab: To Game or Not to Game

gmailbygoogle May 5, 2015 - The Gmail Promotions tab is a sore spot with many email marketers since it isolates branded content from a user's primary inbox. Is there any way out and should marketers even try? Comments

3 Classic Email Metrics Revisited

metrics-that-matter May 5, 2015 - Although email marketers have tons of data points at their disposal, sometimes the simplest metrics are still the best. Comments

'Jewish Tinder' Founder Gives 10 Tips to Make Social a Match for Marketers

social-sharing Apr 8, 2015 - Ten tips to make social work for your business, from JSwipe founder David Yarus. Comments

The Mother of All Holidays: Strategies for Mother's Day Search Ad Success

mothers-day Apr 2, 2015 - As we approach Mother's Day, here are some tips for search marketers to make the most of the large shopping holiday. Comments

Do You Suck at Reporting?

return-on-investment Feb 8, 2015 - Columnist Zac Martin gives his tips for better reporting on return on investment (ROI). Comments

3 Easy Steps to a Valentine’s Day Search Campaign You’ll Love

Teddy Bear Feb 5, 2015 - Valentine's Day is right around the corner and it's not too late to prepare your search marketing campaign. Comments

How Kraft Harnessed Data to Transform Marketing

kraft Jan 29, 2015 - A Q&A with Kraft's vice president of media and consumer engagement, Bob Rupczynski. Comments

Revenue Jump Reflects Facebook's Mobile Mojo

facebook-mobile-blue Jan 28, 2015 - Facebook Q4 2014 and year-end earnings show increased contribution of mobile, while execs pump measurement. Comments

Ad Extensions: Post-Holiday Decorating Pays Off

search-marketing-1 Jan 8, 2015 - Combining different ad extensions in your campaigns could make the difference between a so-so campaign and a high-performing one. Comments

Cyber Monday Review: High-Frequency Programs From EssentialApparel.com and Keep

cyber-monday-mouse Dec 8, 2014 - A look at how two brands managed their high-frequency Cyber Monday email campaigns. What do you think of their strategies? Comments

Programmatic Success: Everything Interesting Happens at the Margins

programmatic Nov 3, 2014 - Programmatic buying doesn't eliminate the need for humans. If anything, it has actually increased the value of curious, competent employees. Comments

Two Critical But Often Overlooked Email Marketing Metrics

metrics-that-matter Oct 27, 2014 - Although they often don't get the attention they deserve, click reach and the ability to determine the value of an email address are valuable metrics to have in your email analytics strategy. Comments

Words That Work for the Holiday Travel Season

Travel Sep 18, 2014 - Here are some ad copy tips that will help drive searchers to click this winter holiday season. Comments

A Beginner’s Guide to Mobile SEO

navneet-kaushal-long-post-mobile-seo-12sept2014-mobile-seo-guide Sep 16, 2014 - SEO site optimization starts with understanding the need for a tailored mobile site. Here are nine essential tips. Comments

The Mystique of Native Advertising

erika-wang-native-advertising-samsung-pic-8sep2014-edit Sep 11, 2014 - Native advertising is becoming increasingly important as consumers become more and more ambivalent to traditional online advertising strategies. Comments

5 Mobile Advertising Myths – and How to Bust Them

mobilephone77 Sep 2, 2014 - There are still many myths surrounding the world of mobile advertising. Here are five of the most common ones, and a look at what the truth really is. Comments

What Makes an Expert – the Art and Science of PPC

eforum-expert Sep 1, 2014 - While the definition of a PPC expert may differ depending on who you ask, there are some basic characteristics that most everyone can agree upon. Comments

Why Don't People Click on Mobile Advertisements?

mobileads Aug 25, 2014 - In a recent Nielsen study that explored why people choose not to click on a mobile ad, users cited apathy as the number one reason. What can marketers do to change this? Comments

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