Marketers like to talk about “compelling” content, but when it comes to getting your audiences to take action, what does that mean? We took a look at the hard numbers on our own blog and offer the following practical tips for writing blog headlines and calls-to-action that get views, clicks and leads.Read More
Native advertising is any form of advertising that matches the look of the media where it appears. It’s helpful content that mimics the source format and, to use a completely technical term, isn’t overly ad-y. Usually, you’ll find native ads online, but that’s not a hard and fast rule. And, in fact, some might argue that native ads have been around since the invention of superglue.
Here’s a look at the evolution of native advertising.Read More
Here’s why you should get on the video marketing bandwagon.
YouTube has over a billion users, but according to Entrepreneur magazine, a mere 9 percent of US based small businesses use the service to promote their offerings. Those businesses are missing out, since YouTube, as the second largest search engine, can be a great traffic-driver and credibility-builder for companies and organizations. Here are three reasons you should consider creating marketing videos to drive interest in your business.Read More
Though the idea of advertising in video games has been around since the computer game Adventureland touted its sequel in 1978, in-game advertising was popularized in 2004. Since then, it’s grown like wildfire, with analysts predicting spending to reach $7.2 billion this year. But what can your industry learn from the games space when it comes to experiential advertising? Turns out, a lot.