An opt-in email list is a list of email contacts that you’ve acquired because they’ve voluntarily given you their contact information. Although it may seem easier to purchase or rent email lists, that can have serious consequences on your email marketing success — particularly your ability to get delivered into people’s inboxes.
When I was running an SEO agency, I realized that companies had one big issue with SEO. They couldn’t figure out if they were losing or making money from their SEO campaigns. For this reason, most companies spend their marketing dollars on paid search because it allows them to track their return on investment (ROI) […]
There used to be a myth that PR was reserved for big brands with deep pockets. Hiring agencies or building an in-house team was considered a luxury until inbound leveled the playing field. This past week, Beyoncé’s tabloid scandal proved how important it is to tell your own story before someone tells it for you […]
Are you trying to win that elusive $50 gift card to your local watering hole? A free t-shirt? Maybe just bragging rights? By day I work in HubSpot’s marketing department, but by night, I’m a huge trivia fan. And I thought maybe there were more of you out there — marketing-employed trivia buffs that might […]
Despite a few years of “email is dead” chatter, I don’t think many would argue that email marketing remains at the forefront of many people’s digital marketing strategies. In fact, according to Sikich, 70% of digital marketers see email as the top medium for ROI and 62% of B2B marketers plan to continue to increase […]
According to Google, Penguin 2.0 only affected 2.3% of English-US queries. That sounds like a low number, but in the scheme of algorithm rollouts, it was the third largest to date. It wasn’t just queries that received a jolt. The unleashing of Penguin 2.0 impacted web traffic of thousands of sites. Webmasters reported reductions in […]
Over the past two years, LinkedIn has quickly evolved from a cocktail party for recruiters and job seekers to something much more substantial: an epicenter for content — particularly branded content.