To Tweet or Not to Tweet

A beginner’s guide to decide if Twitter is right for your digital strategy They don’t ‘get’ their users! Shares are down! It’s cluttered! It’s dying! Marketers – and users – have had plenty of complaints about Twitter recently. However, with over 330 million active users worldwide, the social media platform seems to be doing just fine. Usage has accelerated for three consecutive quarters, and with no explicit direct competitor in sight, Twitter will be around

The Playbook for B2B Online Marketing

This is a fantastic infographic on the strategies deployed by just about every successful business-to-business online strategy. As we work with our customers, this is fairly close to the overall look and feel of our engagements. Simply doing B2B online marketing is not going to maximize success and your website isn’t going to just magically generate new business because it’s there and it looks good. You need the right strategies to attract visitors and convert

Marketing Metrics that Matter

Pardot put together this marketing metrics cheat sheet that has been making the rounds. Today’s marketing analytics are powerful. Marketers have access to all kinds of metrics, from page views and numbers of fans to more revealing statistics involving leads and sales. With the growing transparency in marketing data, it’s easy to get caught up in data that – more often than not – is not actually impacting your revenue. Marketers need to focus on

Is Social Impacting Search Rank?

This is another one of those great arguments of causation versus correlation. Does getting social mentions directly impact your search engine ranking? Or is social a great barometer of activity on the web that generates other factors that influence ranking. Google and Facebook aren’t really friends at this point – with Microsoft having access to Facebook activity, it’s doubtful that Google has any insight (although they may through third parties). I don’t doubt that Google