Facebook Updates Marketing Resource Blueprint

Earlier this year, Facebook launched Blueprint, an education program that trains agencies, partners, and marketers on how to use Facebook to create better campaigns that “drive business results”. It includes online courses as well as in-person training and certification. The…

Infographic Looks At Stages Of B2B Digital Marketing Journey

Find and Convert released the following infographic earlier this year, but it was just brought to our attention by a post at Social Media Today. It looks at the B2B Digital Marketing Journey, breaking it down into three main stages.…

New Study Looks At Email Open Rate Factors

Email marketing software company Constant Contact just released a new study looking at open rates, finding that subscriber email domain and industry are major factors. According to the firm, segmented, personalized subscriber lists see higher open rate success and mobile…

Flipboard Gets New Video Ads

Flipboard is reportedly expanding its advertising offerings with new video ads. These include short (3 to 8 second) segments aimed at getting users to watch the rest of the video. The segments are referred to as “Cinema Loops”. The news…

Bing Ads Gets Marketplace Trends Visualization Tool

A few days ago, Bing launched the Bing Ads Marketplace Trends Interactive Website, which is designed to help advertisers get a better look at data in different areas including device targeting, ad scheduling, and location targeting. These include interactive charts…

Infographic Shows A Lot Of Helpful Pinterest Stats For Marketers

Last week, we looked at Ahalogy’s recently released 2015 Pinterest Media Consumption Study,which includes a ton of interesting stats about how people are using it. It literally runs through the who, what, when, where, and why. They polled over 1,000…

Infographic Explores What The Reddit AMA Can Teach Us About Marketing

The reddit AMA has proven to be a great marketing vehicle for people trying to promote projects they’re involved in, at least for those who are associated with interesting projects (past or present), but what can this Q&A format teach…

Facebook Gives Developers Marketing API Reference App

Facebook announced the launch of its first reference app for the Marketing API aimed at helping developers get their products built and shipped more quickly and efficiently. The company says it has heard from developers over the years about challenges…

Google Talks ‘The Most Important Growth Metric’ For Your App

Google released a new video in which Max Sack from Google Admob talks about the most important growth metric for your app. The most important one to focus on first isn’t a traditional one, he says. It’s one that accurately…

Here’s How To Make Your Instagram Marketing As ‘Perfect’ As Possible

Instagram has already become a great addition to the digital marketing arsenal for a lot of businesses, but it’s about to become a much better one for a lot more businesses thanks to recently announced features. Are you incorporating Instagram…

Instagram’s New Focus on Search Should Excite Marketers

In 2013, boasting a little under 100 million users, Instagram finally decided to pay some attention to its web presence. The social network updated its barebones website to finally offer the ability to browse your feed. Before that, Instagram on…

Twitter Lets Advertisers Target Around Big Events

For years, Twitter has shined during big events – whether they be scheduled events like The Oscars, Super Bowl, or Grammys, or breaking news. Twitter’s fine for the mundane day-to-day, but when something big is happening, more people flock to…

Doing This Will Make Your Facebook Marketing More Cost Effective

When you promote a Facebook post, do you do so to people who have already liked your Page or to people who have yet to do so? Some mix of the two? You might be interested to know that unless…

Instagram Finally Brings Search To Web Interface

Instagram announced on Monday that people can now search for people, places, and hashtags on the web. Finally. Instagram has always been a mobile-first service, and until now, the web experience has had little to offer beyond the user’s feed…

Bing Launches Native Ads On MSN For Search Marketers

Microsoft announced the beta launch of Bing Native Ads, which let advertisers target intent outside of search. According to the company, the strongest intent signals on the web are users’ interests expressed by prior search queries, signals from the content…

Selling To Customers Through ‘Shoppable Videos’

Everyone knows online video can be a great way to market businesses and products, but some businesses are finding that it can be quite beneficial for actually selling products. “Shoppable video” is a trend that has been slowly rising for…

Google AdWords Gets New Automated Bidding Tools

Google announced the launch of new automated bidding tools for setting performance targets in AdWords. These are target opt-in recommendations and the Target CPA Simulator. As the company notes, automated bidding is key to “setting smart bids at scale and…

Infographic Looks At The State Of B2B Product Marketing in 2015

Kapost, the company behind the marketing content engine of the same name, recently released an ebook called The Blueprint of Modern Product Launch Marketing looking at how to “make a splash” when launching a product. In marketing that, the company…

Lemony Snicket Trailer Is Awesome, but It Didn’t Come from Netflix (or Did It?)

We’ve known for a while now that Netflix has a show in the works based on Lemony Snicket’s (author Daniel Handler) A Series of Unfortunate Events. We don’t know when Netflix is planning to debut the series, and we’ve yet…

Facebook Points To Neuromarketing Research To Illustrate That Mobile Is More Effective Than TV For Ads

Facebook recently released a study it commissioned from neuromarketing agency SalesBrain looking at how people’s brains respond to ads on smartphones versus televisions. It’s certainly worth noting that much of Facebook’s business depends on people buying mobile ads, but the…