5 Ways to Use Retargeting Ads

Retargeting ads are one of the more fascinating types of digital ads you can use to drive traffic to your website. We’ve all seen ads follow us across sites and apps to show us the products we just viewed. But retargeting ads are a lot more versatile than that.  Since [...]

2021-03-02T22:31:30+00:00

Why Ads and Content Are Better Together

In many organizations, digital advertising and content marketing have little overlap. They require different skills and knowledge, so they’re often managed by distinct employees, teams, or even departments.  While content teams tend to produce lead magnets for the advertising team to use in lead generation, that’s usually where the coordination [...]

2021-01-27T20:37:23+00:00

Google Ads vs. Facebook Ads: What’s the Difference?

As you think about how to divvy up your organization’s ad budget, it’s important to understand the strengths and weaknesses of your options. In the world of digital advertising, the two most popular platforms are Google Ads and Facebook Ads. If you and your organization haven’t used them in the [...]

2020-07-23T17:55:12+00:00

3 Underrated Benefits of Branding

Say your sales reps have a booth at a conference they’ve never been to before. They prepare to spend plenty of time introducing people to your brand, explaining what your organization does, and discussing how your product or service helps people. But before they even get started, everyone says, “Oh, [...]

2019-01-03T17:16:30+00:00

What If Your Ads Didn’t Feel Like Ads?

Facebook is a place people go to kill time, keep up with friends, and follow their favorite brands—not to see your ads. But the more your ads imitate the things people actually enjoy about Facebook, the less they’ll feel like an unwanted interruption. The savviest digital advertisers are masters of [...]

2018-10-02T20:29:43+00:00

Is Your Marketing Too Wordy?

The average goldfish has a nine-second attention span. The average Internet user has an eight-second attention span. That’s what your marketing is up against every time someone hits your landing page or opens your email. Your readers are literally less attentive than a goldfish. That’s not a criticism of how [...]

2018-09-26T15:27:59+00:00

How to Choose the Right Button Text Every Time

Some marketers don’t put much thought into button text. Over time, most organizations wind up with a handful of buttons they use for everything. It’s convenient, but not strategic. Your button text is one of the most critical pieces of your call-to-action. It tells people what will happen if they [...]

2021-02-19T21:56:23+00:00

How to Make Your Ads Look Like They Belong

Imagine you’re at a friend’s house for lunch. After you spend a few minutes catching up, a stranger opens the front door, sits down at the table, and leans into the conversation. That’s what it feels like when your ads look out of place on someone’s website. To the reader, [...]

2018-07-25T19:31:28+00:00

Why Doesn’t Google Show My Traffic?

Your traffic campaign is perfect. You’ve optimized your landing page to convert, your banners are pulling great CTRs, your webpage is set up for you to track your results through Google Analytics, and your vendor ad report says you’ve gotten 1,000 clicks! Everything is great! That is until you open [...]

2018-11-28T23:02:58+00:00