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From the Friends reunion to the rising popularity of bucket hats and high-waisted mom jeans, one thing is clear: The ‘90s are back, baby! The lingering impact of the bygone era isn’t just in pop culture or fashion either — wizened marketers continue to preach about how “everything old is new again.” So, whether you still say “wazzup?” unironically (from the Budweiser commercial!) or are scratching your head as to why millennials are obsessed with nostalgia,…

Between the occasionally ruthless reactions online communities may have toward seemingly benign statements and rabid, uncompromising fanbases, the internet is no cakewalk for brands. The specter of getting “canceled” has many in the corporate world treading water, unsure of how to effectively use dynamic ads and social media to reach their consumers. This has led to an increased interest in brand safety to give messaging and values the proper context. Brand safety means something different…

Ecommerce is big business right now, and nowhere is the digital marketplace busier than Shopify, the web’s leading ecommerce selling platform. If you’re new to the Shopify game, getting started can be a bit intimidating — with so many other brands competing for consumers’ attention, trust, and dollars, how is a new brand supposed to stand out from the crowd and start building an audience? The answer: a strategic Shopify marketing plan. Though there’s a…

Marketing changed overnight in 2020, with a significant shift in digitalizing efforts. Social media platforms, in particular, saw substantial growth in 2020, with major platforms gaining 10% more users in the last year. Here are the top social media trends to grow your brand on social media in 2021.  1. SEO Will Play an Integral Role Discoverability on social media platforms isn’t just tied to hashtags anymore. Instagram recently announced that they’re going to roll out keyword…

Move over Tinder and OkCupid. There’s a queen bee in the dating app scene: Bumble. 🐝 After the female-centric dating app went public on February 11, its stock quickly traded up nearly 77%, reaching a market cap of — wait for it — $8.3 billion.  With singles using the same handful of apps to look for love, how did Bumble edge out its competitors? And what can other companies learn from this young, Instagram-friendly, and…

In the early days of search marketing, SEO relied on tactics that didn’t necessarily lead to the best user experience, even if they helped you climb Google’s rankings.  Today, it’s a different story.  As Google continues to develop its algorithm, what’s best practice for ranking and what creates a great experience for visitors to your site are becoming one and the same. To futureproof your site, it’s essential that you leave outdated SEO practices behind…

In 2021, social media will continue to dominate digital marketing. Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, and many other platforms still have the power to do everything from reinventing long-standing businesses to launching new careers overnight. They are essential tools in business development and marketing, whether you’re trying to break into e-commerce or establish yourself as a creative.  Equally as important in today’s modern marketplace is the presence of brand-building, and social media has allowed brands to grow…

For many marketers, the term “brand awareness” represents a vague concept generally treated as worthy of investment but rarely defined in a precise manner. If you are one of these marketers, perhaps spending on advertising without click-based conversion makes you uncomfortable. You may accept that greater recognition of your brand can lead to sales growth but not completely understand how or why. You might simply drive by a billboard promoting a SaaS platform and wonder…

When you think of a garage, what comes to mind? Perhaps you think of it as a place to park cars or a space that doubles as a storage unit. But what if a garage can be more than that? What if it can be transformed into a mind-blowingly cool hangout spot? That’s right — Car Guy Garage, a family-run business outfitting garages, can transform your plain garage into the hangout spot of your dreams.…

This is it, folks! The event of a century, the clash of titans that will determine marketing for the next 40 years: the Generation Throwdown.  In this corner, we have the world-weary warriors — the generation that gave us tight jeans, flannel shirts, and beards as a lifestyle — the millennials! Marked by adolescence bookended by 9/11 on one side and the Great Recession on the other, millennials have had it rough, and it shows:…