How Much Content is Produced Online in 60 Seconds?

mostYou may have noticed a bit of a lull in my posting of recent. While publishing daily has become part of my DNA in recent years, I’m also challenged with advancing the site and providing more and more features. Yesterday, for example, I continued with a project to integrate relevant whitepaper recommendations to the site. It’s a project that I shelved about a year ago and so I took my writing time and turned it into coding

2017 Web Design and User Experience Trends

We really did enjoy our previous layout on Martech but knew that it appeared a bit aged. While it was functional, it just didn’t acquire new visitors as it once did. I believe people arrived at the site, thought it was a bit behind on its design – and they made the assumption that the content might be as well. Simply put, we had an ugly baby. We loved that baby, we worked hard on

Can You Compete on Google with Big Business?

Before you get upset with me on this article, please read it thoroughly. I’m not saying that Google isn’t an incredible acquisition resource or that there’s not marketing return on investment in either paid or organic search strategies. My point in this article is that big business is totally dominating organic and paid search results. We’ve always known that pay-per-click was a channel where money ruled, it’s the business model. Placement will always go to

Setting Up for Marketing Success in 2017

While the Christmas season may well be getting underway, with staff parties being scheduled and mince pies doing the rounds of the office, this is also the time to be thinking ahead to 2017 to ensure that in 12 months’ time, marketers will be celebrating the success they’ve seen. Although CMOs across the country may well be breathing a sigh of relief after a challenging 2016, now is not the time to become complacent. In

Reducing Abandoned Carts This Holiday Season: 8 Tips to Impact Sales

I recently watched a video of a Target manager standing atop his checkout, delivering a rousing speech to his staff before opening the door to Black Friday shoppers, rallying his troops as if he was preparing them for battle. In 2016, the mayhem that was Black Friday was bigger than ever. Although shoppers spent on average $10 less than they did last year, However, mercifully for the staff who had to brace themselves for the