Taboola - Outbrain Merger Falls Apart
Taboola – Outbrain Merger Falls Apart

The world’s two leading companies in the discovery & native advertising industry will remain fierce competitors in what still is a chaotic and unpredictable ad market.

ViacomCBS Sells CNET for $500 Million
ViacomCBS Sells CNET for $500 Million

ViacomCBS has sold legendary tech news site CNET to South Carolina based Red Ventures LLC. The company announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CNET Media Group from ViacomCBS for $500 million.

Stop Making These 7 Online Marketing Mistakes and You Will Crush It, Says Neil Patel

If you avoid those seven online marketing mistakes and you follow these tips you’re going to generate more sales, says popular digital marketing expert Neil Patel. A common theme of Neil’s tips is creating a brand. “Google doesn’t want to rank sites that aren’t brands,” states Patel.

TrenDemon CEO: We Connect Content Marketing to Sales

The CEO of TrenDemon, Avishai Sharon, says that they created their cloud-based software solution in order to help companies prove that the marketing content they produced also achieved business goals and sales.

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Bing Webmaster Tools Provides Backlink Data On Similar Sites

Bing has unveiled a new feature that gives users competitive backlink data for similar and recommended sites.

Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Companies

President Trump signed an executive order targeting social media giants, following a spat with Twitter.

How Do You Measure the Success of a Content-Driven Marketing Strategy?

The three things that I look at are awareness, engagement, and advocacy. The first thing you would want to do in building a content marketing strategy is to consider the idea of awareness, giving awareness to the people you are working with.

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Google Expands Advertiser Identity Verification Policy

Google has announced it is expanding its advertising identification policy in an effort to improve transparency.

B2B Influencer Marketing Adds Up To Nurture and Conversion - TopRank Marketing CEO Lee Odden
B2B Influencer Marketing Adds Up To Nurture and Ultimately Conversion

We co-create content with (B2B Influencers) in concert with brand messaging, says TopRank Marketing CEO Lee Odden. So now instead of people just ignoring the press release we actually have storytelling happening with these different voices. That all adds up to yes. That all adds up to nurture and ultimately conversion.

Google News
Google May Start Paying Publishers For News

Google and news publishers have been at odds for years, with the latter wanting Google to pay for content. While Google’s search sends an untold number of visitors to news websites, Google doesn’t pay for any of the content that shows up in its News service.