Content Marketing, Data, , Graphic Design, Marketing Infographics, Mobile and Tablet Marketing, Publishing, Search Marketing, , Video Marketing

What Are The Most Important Modern Marketing Skills in 2018?

The last few months I’ve been working on curriculums for digital marketing workshops and certifications for an international company and a university, respectively. It’s been an incredible journey – deeply analyzing how our marketers are being prepared in their formal degree programs, and identifying gaps that will make their skills more marketable in the workplace. Key to traditional degree programs is that the curriculae often take several years to be approved. Unfortunately, that puts graduates years behind as they enter the workplace unless they’ve had very constructive internships. More important than learning the everchanging landscape

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Analytics & Testing, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Blockchain, Branding, Chat Bots, , Internet of Things, Marketing Training, Mixed Reality, Mobile and Tablet Marketing, , Technology, Virtual Reality

Google Primer: Learn New Business and Digital Marketing Skills

Business owners and marketers are often overwhelmed when it comes to digital marketing. There’s a mindset that I push folks to adopt as they think about sales and marketing online: It’s always going to change – every platform is going through intense transformation right now – artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, virtual reality, mixed reality, big data, blockchain, bots, Internet of Things… yeesh. While that sounds terrifying, keep in mind that’s all to our industry’s benefit. Consumer safety and privacy will improve, as will the channels and strategies that we can deploy to

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Analytics & Testing, Content Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, , Marketing Automation, Marketing Infographics, Search Marketing,

The Inbound Marketing Checklist: 21 Strategies for Growth

As you can imagine, we get a lot of requests to publish infographics on the MarTech Blog. It’s why we share infographics every week. We also ignore requests when we find infographics that simply show that the company hasn’t made a great investment to build out an infographic of value. When I clicked through on this infographic from Brian Downard, Co-Founder of ELIV8 Business Strategies, I recognized them since we’ve shared other work they’ve done. This infographic; however, is nothing short of perfection! Brian and his team published a new infographic on achieving business growth with

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Analytics & Testing

‘Tis the Season… to Benchmark Against Seasonal Trends

For sites like my own, the holiday season could look quite depressing as I review analytics. Overall traffic is down along with organic traffic as my audience shifts to holiday mode and begins to put off efforts until after the New Year. It’s also a time when I have to reassure both myself and my clients that we’re performing well despite the negatives we see on month-over-month or seasonal declines. Key to reassuring yourself is to utilize Google Trends as a benchmark to analyze your traffic to. Good friends of mine own an Indianapolis pest

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Analytics & Testing, LinkedIn Marketing

LinkedIn Launches Linkedin Website Demographics

LinkedIn is breaking out a great new feature in the next coming weeks, LinkedIn Website Demographics. Website Demographics uses data from LinkedIn’s 500+ million members to provide insight into your company’s website visitors in a way that respects member privacy. Featuring an easy-to-read interface in LinkedIn Campaign Manager, Website Demographics lets you filter your website audience by 8 individual professional dimensions, including: Job title Industry Job seniority Job function Company Company size Location Country Website Demographics will allow you to filter by date range to understand whether that recent marketing campaign boosted traffic from your

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