Agencies are entering a problematic era. The client-agency relationship is showing signs of crumbling. In fact, the number of agencies reporting improved client relationships fell from 70% to 53% over the course of one year, according to a Forrester/SoDA study.
It’s official: producing video content has become a matter of “when” not “if,” for marketers. And if you’re marketing for a business or at an agency, that “when” should be ASAP -- if not last week. Seriously. When we look at why video content dominates, the stats speak for themselves.
The digital marketing landscape is constantly changing; so much so, a strategy you learn today might be totally irrelevant tomorrow.
Not all company swag is created equal. It may seem like an obvious statement, but there are thousands of offices all over the world that are putting up with sub-par swag, usually only because whoever is ordering it doesn’t know any better. There’s a huge difference between being thoughtful with your company swag items and just throwing your company logo on the cheapest thing you can find, and the benefits of doing the former go way beyond what you might think. Both internally at your company and externally, when you’re thoughtful with what you put your brand on, it’s going to pay off.
Google Analytics is a staple for websites, but ol’ reliable just isn’t what she used to be. Most – if not all – businesses depend on it on some regular basis to understand how their websites are doing. Is traffic up today? How many visitors are bouncing? It’s popular, handy, filled with data, and free to use --but today’s websites require more insight than just what Google Analytics can muster.
The surprised Lego man. The video of meerkats. The sleeping kitten. We’ve all seen the creative 404 pages out there when we hit a broken link on a website and in recent years, organizations have really upped the ante. The one thing they have in common, though? None of them go anywhere.
Site search has traditionally been ignored by marketers and relegated to IT departments. While modern CMS solutions have made it easy for non-technical marketers to build and maintain them, the search feature still lives in the realm of IT or web development and is often ignored by everyone except one important group: your website visitors.
Brands are always seeking new ways to promote themselves and with the rapid growth of social media, there are more and more opportunities appearing each day - especially when it comes to influencer marketing on Instagram.