The 9 fastest ways to piss off online shoppers

The 9 fastest ways to piss off online shoppers

Are you making your customers furious? Here are the simple things you're doing that drive shoppers away from your site.

The worst deals in digital advertising

The worst deals in digital advertising

Certain advertising deals are terrible for both the buyer and seller. Here's a look at the lose-lose scenarios that still plague the marketing industry.

5 signs you should end your vendor relationship

5 signs you should end your vendor relationship

Ending a relationship is no fun, but a toxic media partnership might be sabotaging your business. Here's how to know if it's time to divorce your current provider.

The state of brands on Instagram

The state of brands on Instagram

It's unwise to ignore any platform with 200 million monthly active users. Let's take a look at the latest stats on Instagram, as well as the approaches of the top brands on the growing platform.

9 campaign blunders to avoid

9 campaign blunders to avoid

For marketers, brand exposure is essential. But what happens when creative risks go too far? Here are campaign examples of what not to do.

The most overrated platforms for mobile marketing

The most overrated platforms for mobile marketing

Beloved platforms like Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter aren't necessarily powerful marketing solutions. Here's why these sites are overrated for mobile marketing.

Blogs every marketer should follow

Blogs every marketer should follow

There's no shortage of great voices coming out of the marketing industry. Here are the essential blogs you should be reading and why.

The best social media campaigns of 2014 (so far)

The best social media campaigns of 2014 (so far)

There's never a dull moment in social media marketing. Let's take a look at some of the highlights of the year's brand campaigns to date.

7 deadly myths about big data

7 deadly myths about big data

It's time to dispel some glaring misconceptions about this trendy term. Here's where you have it wrong.

Destructive marketing habits of major brands

Destructive marketing habits of major brands

The pressure to adopt shiny new tactics can force brands to forego strategic thinking in favor of a quick fix. Here's how brands fall off track when using certain tools.

7 ways consumers are inspiring retailers to change

7 ways consumers are inspiring retailers to change

These days, retailers must be innovative if they are going to meet customer expectations. Here's how to please the always-on consumer.

The 8 best brands on Tumblr

The 8 best brands on Tumblr

Users spend 14 more minutes per visit on Tumblr than on Facebook or Twitter. Here are the smart brands that are making the most out of this giant opportunity.

7 proven ways that facial cognition can drive business

7 proven ways that facial cognition can drive business

Facial cognition sounds like elusive jargon, but can be a powerful marketing tool. Here are insights taken from a new consumer study.

New Facebook and Twitter tools for direct response

New Facebook and Twitter tools for direct response

U.S. advertisers will spend nearly $30 billion on direct response initiatives in 2014. Here's what Facebook and Twitter are doing to capture this budget.

3 wrong answers to why no one saw your ad

3 wrong answers to why no one saw your ad

Serious questions are being raised about whether ads are really reaching their target audiences. Here's why the most common explanations are the least helpful.

10 social media facts that will keep you up at night

10 social media facts that will keep you up at night

Social media marketing is now enjoying its transition into the realm of standard practice. But that doesn't mean it's without challenges. Consider these dismaying facts.