Almost every day, it seems like some company or social network is redesigning itself or adding new features or something. Don’t get us wrong, this isn’t a bad thing, it’s just a lot to keep track of — especially while we’ve been busy prepping to celebrate Father’s Day today.
I’m going to tell you a little story, but before I do, a warning: It ain’t pretty. It’s a perfectly fine Thursday afternoon. I’m going about my business, happily editing a blog post, when I get an email from the head of HubSpot’s legal department. Oh boy.
This past February, Google AdWords released new Enhanced Campaigns in a bid to dramatically simplify the work needed to build, manage, and measure the impact of mobile search advertising campaigns. And on July 22nd, all AdWords accounts will be upgraded to reflect these new formats. Are you ready?
Why am I reading a marketing textbook from 1964? Let me explain. My co-worker Mike Lemire came bounding gleefully to my desk the other day, fresh off a lovely weekend in the sun. But that’s not why he was skipping along so merrily.
If you’re drinking the inbound marketing Kool-Aid and regularly publishing content online, there’s a good chance you may have experienced content theft at one point or another. Many of us are all too familiar with the feelings that follow the discovery of content thievery: your stomach drops, quickly followed by thoughts of “Why me?” Then […]
The first time I ever tweeted about a company and got a tailored response felt like serendipity. It’s easy to trivialize it now, but that first one-to-one interaction was a major breakthrough for me in the way companies could communicate with their customers. A whole new channel had opened up — one that was at […]
If you’re the CEO or CMO of a company of a certain size (say, a few hundred employees or more), chances are you’ve given some thought to building an in-house news organization. This means going beyond the ordinary meat-and-potatoes content found on most corporate blogs.
If you’re anything like me, you love LinkedIn not just for all its awesome marketing tools, but also for its fantastic personal networking features. So when I saw a new feature announcement from everyone’s favorite professional social network grace my RSS reader this morning, needless to say, I got a little giddy.
Aaah … the elusive EdgeRank algorithm. So powerful, yet so misunderstood. But as a marketer, it behooves you to get a handle on how it works, since comScore reports that 40% of the time spent on Facebook is in the News Feed — and only 12% is spent on profile and brand pages.