The Ultimate Tech Stack for High-Performing Marketers

In 2011, entrepreneur Marc Andreessen famously wrote, software is eating the world. In many ways, Andreessen was right. Think about how many software tools you use on a daily basis. A single smartphone can have hundreds of software applications on it. And that’s just one small device in your pocket. Now, let’s apply that same idea to the business world. A single company could use hundreds, if not thousands, of software solutions. From finance to human

Difference Between SEO And SEM, Two Techniques To Capture Traffic To Your Website

Do you know the difference between SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and SEM (Search Engine Marketing)? They are the two sides of the same coin. Both techniques are used to capture traffic to a website. But one of them is more immediate, for the short term. And the other is a more long-term investment. Have you already guessed which is of them is the best for you? Well, in case you still do not know, here

How Web Security Affects SEO

Did you know that around 93% of users begin their web surfing experience by typing their query into the search engine? This whopping figure should not surprise you. As internet users, we have become accustomed to the convenience of finding exactly what we need within seconds via Google. Whether we’re looking for an open pizza shop that’s nearby, a tutorial on how to knit, or the best place to buy domain names, we expect instant

Thrivehive: Complete Online Marketing Solutions for Your Local Business

Hiring an agency to build out your site and lead generation isn’t always affordable to the small business… until now. ThriveHive combines actual human guidance with easy-to-use technology to make marketing your business easy, effective, and affordable. With ThriveHive’s Guided Marketing Platform and digital marketing services, you can eliminate the guesswork, maximize your time, and get back to what’s really important—running your business. The Guided Marketing Platform includes a customized marketing plan, expert coaching, a

How Your Hosting Can Affect Your SEO

Yes, your hosting can have an impact on your SEO. Surprised? So are most people when they learn that their hosting plan can impact their potential for reaching high SERPs. But why? And how? Turns out, your hosting plan affects three major areas which all affect your rankings: Security, Location, and Speed. We’ll give you a thorough breakdown not just of how your hosting plan affects these things, but what you can do to pick

The Impact of Digital Marketing Trends on Credit Unions and Financial Institutions

Colleague Mark Schaefer recently published a post, 10 Epic Shifts that are Re-Writing the Rules of Marketing, that is a must read. He asked marketers throughout the industry how marketing was shifting profoundly. One area that I see a lot of activity in is the ability to personalize the relationship with the prospect or customer. I stated: This data flow could mean “the death of mass media and rise of targeted, personalized marketing experiences through ABM