marketing advice for unpopular products

When you first start working in marketing, most of us have big dreams and ideas about how it will work, the products you will be advertising, all the fun and creativity you will get to be a part of. But oftentimes, in this industry, you find that the job is considerably less sexy than you…

Impact of GDPR on Google Analytics

On May 25th, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws will go into effect. GDPR is designed to protect the personal data of citizens of the EU as a part of their “consumer first” approach to data protection. The EU’s rollout of GDPR is the first data protection measure of this scale and…

It’s January. For business owners, this month is for goal setting, reflecting on the previous year, and planning for the year ahead. What worked? What didn’t? How can you apply those lessons to your 2018 strategy? When you’re thinking about your goals this year, make sure you include digital marketing resolutions to support your overarching…

12 days of Christmas digital marketing from Smarter Searches

On Black Friday 2017, data from Adobe Digital Insights stated that “American shoppers spent a record $5 billion in 24 hours” — marking a 16.9% increase in dollars spent online, compared with Black Friday 2016. A big piece of that pie was the nearly $2 billion spent on mobile devices alone (a record 36.9% of…

I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan. HUGE. Now, I will qualify that to superfans with the fact that I’m a fan of the TV show and haven’t finished the books (I will, though; please don’t burn me in effigy). I’m not the only one, though. Game of Thrones is an enormous cultural phenomenon, the…

The #CuteAnimalTweetOff is a great example of successful real-time marketing. Read more in the Smarter Searches blog.

In a political climate characterized by divisiveness and aggressive social media posts – mixed with a healthy amount of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” there is one thing – and one thing alone – that unifies people, that brings people together, and on which all humans can agree. Baby animals are really freaking cute. There’s…

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