Please note that this post was written by David Ward and originally posted on ANA.net. Whether it’s a major brand or a small boutique agency, nothing can derail a great marketing message and strategy faster than poor communication among team members and other stakeholders. But ensuring that…more
Innovative Packaging Designs We Love
We talk a lot about digital marketing but did you know that we also design packaging? We occasionally geek out on Instagram about packaging designs we find in the real world and fall in love with (#designcrush). We’re always on the lookout for the latest innovations in design…more
Adapt or Die: Is it time for a brand refresh?
There are a limited number of times that the universal consciousness of the consumer will tolerate a rebrand before the sneaking suspicion of instability starts to steer them away from a product or service. I once read on the world wide web that a brand can really only…more
Inbound vs Outbound – Who Wins?
Outbound marketing and inbound marketing are sometimes at war with one another. Typically, outbound methods are used by sales while inbound methods are used by marketing and, for some dumb reason, the two teams can sometimes war with one another over who gets the most leads and how.…more
Why Referral Traffic Matters
Referral traffic is not the sexiest of digital marketing topics but it *is* important and while dessert is a wonderful thing–eating your vegetables is a crucial part of growing up big and strong. Think of referral traffic as your vegetables. Generating traffic to your website should be…more
Responsive Ads + You = Better Leads
Hot take: traditional Google text ads have become stale. Text-only ads are not only limited in their reach but also limited in their placement. If your bid is high enough to put you at the top of the SERPs than awesome! If not? The best place to bury…more
Ignoring Video Content Means Losing Revenue
It’s been established (read: beaten into our heads) that content is marketing royalty. Of all the different types of content, it has become increasingly clear that video is not only rising in the ranks: it is marketing’s new golden child. Marketers don’t just love it – consumers do…more
Turn LinkedIn Into a Lead Generation Juggernaut
LinkedIn has over 500 million members, 206 million of which are consistently active on the site and 40% of overall users log in and engage on a daily basis. “So what?” you say, ”Isn’t LinkedIn a place for finding a job?” 61 million LinkedIn users are senior…more