3/3/17 – Weekly Digital Marketing News Roundup

March 3, 2017

Facebook opens mid-roll ads to more Live broadcasters, starts non-live test   Last week, Facebook has allowed Pages and Profiles that have reached certain criteria to insert mid-roll video ads into their Facebook Live broadcasts. These ads can only be played after a video has been live for 4 minutes, and then must wait another… Read more »

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9/5/16 – Weekly Digital Marketing News Roundup

September 7, 2016

Is a big Google search update happening? Chatter thinks so.   Search Engine Land and other blogs are reporting that there’s been a Google algorithm update that’s impacting the core ranking algorithm and local pack. Chatter from SEOs indicate that it’s a Penguin algorithm update, which is focused on filtering out spammy websites. Algorithm updates… Read more »

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8/22/16 – Weekly Digital Marketing News Roundup

August 24, 2016

Twitter fights abuse by making it easier to hide abuse   Twitter has updated its interface to try to tackle harassment concerns on the platform. Some of the changes include limiting notifications to people you follow on Twitter as well as a quality filter open to all users.   Learn more   With ‘The Voice… Read more »

Amazon Package

8/8/16 – Weekly Digital Marketing News Roundup

August 10, 2016

New Twitter ads let brands bait fans into tweeting   In an ongoing effort to up its advertising game, Twitter has released new ad units which Twitter claims are getting better engagement. These new ad units unlock pieces of content when users reply or retweet them. By luring users with exclusive brand content, some beta… Read more »

Social Media Roundup

8/2/16 – Weekly Digital Marketing News Roundup

August 4, 2016

Much-needed Filters & Custom Metrics Make Their Way to Twitter Ads Manager Reporting   A new set of tools will allow Twitter Ads Manager users to pick and choose the campaigns & metrics that they’d like to report on. New custom filters and custom metrics will be rolling out over the coming months allowing advertisers… Read more »

7/27/16 – Weekly Digital Marketing News Roundup

July 29, 2016

Google Soon To Provide Ability to Import Call Conversion Data   Call conversion details – once very limited in Google – will be getting a big update. Google has announced that it will allow the importing of call conversion data into AdWords. This opens up more detailed tracking and analysis possibilities, including third party phone… Read more »

Facebook Updates

7/19/16 – Weekly Digital Marketing News Roundup

July 20, 2016

Google My Business Testing Email-Based Verification   For years Google has used a direct-mail postcard based system for verifying businesses, which has often caused issues: lost cards, various people “taking over” listings, and even painful local business Google “lockout” where too many postcards have been sent, so you’re left in limbo verifying your business. Email-based… Read more »

Pokémon Go

7/14/16 – Weekly Digital Marketing News Roundup

July 14, 2016

Pokémon GO: The Data Behind America’s Latest Obsession   If you haven’t heard of it by now, you may be living under a rock, right alongside a Pokémon. Nintendo’s augmented reality game has taken the US by storm. By all metrics, Pokémon is the King of the mobile world, surpassing Tinder in downloads in just… Read more »

Social Media Updates

7/8/16 – Weekly Digital Marketing News Roundup

July 8, 2016

The Top 7 Online Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2016   Digital assistants will allow for a new kind of optimization. Digital assistants such as Siri and Cortana use traditional search engines when necessary, but not if the information being requested is recognized by the digital assistant. The key to optimizing in this new format will be… Read more »

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7/1/16 – Weekly Digital Marketing News Roundup

July 1, 2016

Key takeaways from the Google AMA: RankBrain, Panda, Penguin, bots & more   At the SMX advanced keynote, Google’s Gary Illyes spoke about a few hot pressing issues circulating in the SEO world. Google no longer uses authorship and they have fully committed to this statement since it was officially killed off almost two years… Read more »