Insights: Ad Creative that Drives ROI on Facebook and Instagram

Running effective Facebook and Instagram advertising campaigns requires excellent marketing choices and ad creative. Choosing the right visuals, ad copy, and calls-to-action will offer you the best shot at achieving campaign performance goals. In the market, there’s a lot of hype out there about quick, easy success on Facebook – first off, don’t buy it. Facebook marketing works extremely well, but it requires a scientific approach on managing and optimizing campaigns all day, every day.

Wooing More Buyers and Reducing Waste Through Intelligent Content

Content marketing’s efficacy has been well documented, yielding 300% more leads at a 62% lower cost than traditional marketing, reports DemandMetric. No wonder sophisticated marketers have shifted their dollars to content, in a big way. The obstacle, however, is that a good chunk of that content (65%, in fact) is hard to find, poorly conceived or unappealing to its target audience. That’s a big problem. “You can have the best content in the world,” shared

20 Ways to Get Your Content Ranking Better than Your Competitor

It surprises me how much hard work companies put into a content strategy without ever looking at competing sites and pages. I don’t mean business competitors, I mean organic search competitors. Utilizing a tool likeSEMrush, a company can easily do a competitive analysis between their site and a competing site to identify what terms are driving traffic to a competitor that should, instead, be leading to their site. While many of you might be thinking

26 Steps to Creating a Successful Ecommerce Business in 2015

By 2017, ecommerce sales are estimated to reach $434 billion in the United States. We’ve been actually developing this site to add some ecommerce solutions and strategies after testing some automated reporting solutions last year. Much more to come in the next few months – we promise! Ecommerce Platforms developed this infographic with ecommerce strategies that will help you develop a sustainable business and focus on what you should do to succeed, from targeting the

2015 State of Digital Marketing

We’re seeing quite a change when it comes to digital marketing and this infographic from Smart Insights breaks down the strategies and provides some data that speaks well to the change. From an agency standpoint, we’re watching as more and more agencies adopt a wider array of services. It’s been almost 6 years since I launched my agency, DK New Media, and I was advised by some of the best agency owners in the industry

16 Steps to Compelling Content Creation

Sometimes a checklist makes life easy and this one is pretty good on ideas for developing compelling content creation courtesy of WebSearch SEO. I like the advice here because it goes beyond the actual media and points to other elements that make consuming the content easier as well. The 16 Steps to Compelling Content Creation: Think like a journalist. Get inspiration from your network. Try short, concise content. Use industry news. Keep it conversational. Don’t