Your Bunker Plan in Case Google My Business Pushes the Pay-to-Play Button

Your Bunker Plan in Case Google My Business Pushes the Pay-to-Play Button

Like my post? Please share! It may not happen soon – or suddenly or permanently – but the chances are good that sooner or later Google will monetize more of the Map.  Maybe all of it will become ad space, or maybe certain features of your Google My Business page will require you to load... Read More

How I Gain 1,260 Instagram Followers Per Week

How I Gain 1,260 Instagram Followers Per Week

Do you want to be instafamous? Well, who doesn’t? Over the last few months, I’ve been running numerous Instagram experiments and I’ve finally figured out how to grow my Instagram following. My Neil Patel account has been growing by 1,260 followers per week. And I know what you are thinking… Neil, you are already well... Read More

Looking for Industry Influencers? How a B2B Brand Built Its Own

Looking for Industry Influencers? How a B2B Brand Built Its Own

When you think influencer marketing, what brands come to mind? Travel, fashion, and technology top my list. What about welding? Woodworking? Blacksmithing? No? Read on because what Craig Coffey and the Lincoln Electric team have created is nothing short of phenomenal. HANDPICKED RELATED CONTENT: Get a Plan: How to Make the Most of Influencer Marketing... Read More

ML Brief May 22, 2019

ML Brief May 22, 2019

Liz Taylor has been named chief creative officer for Leo Burnett Worldwide, staring July 8. She will be based in Chicago and will lead creative direction for the global agency. In addition to serving as the chief creative officer, Taylor will also take on the role of North American creative lead for Publicis Communications and... Read More

The Best 16 Online Quiz Makers in 2019

The Best 16 Online Quiz Makers in 2019

Grabbing — and keeping — your audience’s attention has never been harder. Nowadays, people are bombarded with marketing 24/7, and yet, the average attention span actually dropped in 2015, to a mere eight seconds. Fortunately, there are fun and unique strategies you can implement to engage your audience — and one of those strategies is... Read More

Department store woes worsen; Kohl’s, J.C. Penney sales miss

Department store woes worsen; Kohl’s, J.C. Penney sales miss

The optimism for department stores after Macy’s Inc.’s rosier report last week was short-lived, with J.C. Penney Co. and Kohl’s Corp. posting sales declines Tuesday that rattled the industry. Shares of both sank. Same-store sales, a key gauge of retail success, missed projections at both chains, signaling the stores still have their work cut out... Read More

Why Brands are Turning to Spotify as the Next Big Social Platform

Why Brands are Turning to Spotify as the Next Big Social Platform

There are so many social networks to choose from today: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest. Maybe YouTube? Maybe Reddit? We’d love to let you in on a secret one that’s flying under the radar. Spotify! We’ve spent time digging into the rise of Spotify as a social media platform, used by today’s hottest brands. The... Read More