Marketing Campaign Planning Checklist: 10 Steps To Superior Results

As I continue to work with clients on their marketing campaigns and initiatives, I often find that there are gaps in their marketing campaigns that prevent them from meeting their maximum potential. Some findings: Lack of clarity – Marketers often overlap steps in the buying journey that don’t provide clarity and focus on the purpose of the audience. Lack of direction – Marketers often do a great job designing a campaign but miss the most

Designer Terminology: Fonts, Files, Acronyms and Layout Definitions

Common terminology utilized by designers of graphics and layouts for the web and print.

How to Compress a PDF File with Adobe

For the last few years, I was utilizing a great third-party tool to compress my PDF files for use online. Speed is always a factor online, so whether I’m emailing a PDF file or hosting it, I want to ensure that it’s compressed. Why Compress a PDF? Compression can take a file that’s multiple megabytes and bring it down to a few hundred kilobytes, making it easier to crawl by search engines, making it faster

Infographic: New Strategies Are Emerging To Drive Retail Growth With Google Ads

In its fourth annual study on the retail industry’s performance in Google Ads, Sidecar recommends that e-commerce retailers rethink their strategies and find the white space. The company published the research in its 2020 Benchmarks Report: Google Ads in Retail, a comprehensive study on the retail sector’s performance in Google Ads. Sidecar’s findings indicate key lessons for retailers to consider throughout 2020, especially amid the fluid environment created by the COVID-19 outbreak. 2019 was more competitive than ever,

WordPress: How to Upload and Embed a PDF

A trend that’s continuing to grow with my clients is putting resources on their site without forcing the prospect to register to download them. PDFs specifically – including white papers, case studies, use cases, guides, etc. A recent client that we just launched a SaaS company that offers intelligent robotic automation, Clear Software. Their old site had download buttons that visitors could click that would immediately download and open the PDF. Of course, they could