The digital marketing landscape changes at a breakneck pace. From innovations that bring new ways to target users to new marketing methods and mediums, it’s important for marketers to stay up to date on the latest digital marketing news. Learn about the changes that effect your current online marketing efforts, and the new methods and tools you should be incorporating into your digital marketing strategy.
One of the larger challenges companies face is getting users to complete forms on their websites – they’re time consuming, tedious, difficult on mobile devices, and users feel businesses should already have this information. Facebook closely looked at this challenge and came up with a new product: Facebook Lead Ads.Read More
A new report from the mobile analytics company Marchex shows just how effective click-to-call ads can be. In the report, Marchex cites that advertisers spend billions annually on click-to-call ads, and that this has led to a $1 Trillion “click-to-call” economy, with click-to-call ads converting at nearly four times the rate of traditional online-only ads.
In some respects, this isn’t surprising. Consumers who are going to take the time to make a call are extremely motivated. If anything, this data supports the need for ongoing click-to-call ad strategies, especially for local businesses and those in the automotive, finance, travel, and retail spaces – where click-to-call is used most heavily.Read More
Earlier this month, Google announced a variety of new AdWords features at their #StepInsideAdWords event held in Half Moon Bay, CA. During this event, VP of Product Management Jerry Dischler described what he called a “fractured” customer journey that begins and ends with mobile. Dischler described these as “micro-moments.” If you’re alive today, you’re aware of micro-moments, those occasions when you say to yourself “I wonder if…” “I wonder how…” and, of course, “I want to buy…”
In these moments, Dischler said, users are not brand-loyal. And the marketers who respond to their needs with relevant content will win.Read More