AI and Big Data Are Changing Our Attention Spans

What catches your attention? The business of answering that question attracts hundreds of billions of dollars every year. As long as there have been things to buy, there’s been a market for human attention. Long ago, capitalizing on human attention consisted of little more than the call of a street vendor over the din of[…]

How to Use Surveys to Hook More Customers

What’s the number one goal of content marketing? Besides the obvious answer of generating leads and making conversions, it’s maximizing engagement. Content marketing thrives on engagement! You want your audience to take an active interest in your content and interact with your brand. This typically comes in the form of likes, shares, comments, etc. But[…]

How to Start Using Video in Your Marketing

Whenever a new app or technology is released, marketers are among the first to experiment with it — and to start creating new content with it. That’s because marketers are constantly competing for their audience’s attention — and often by the most innovating and engaging means possible. And right now, that means creating video content.[…]

Here’s How to Perfectly Optimize Your Infographic for SEO

Infographics are amazing! Besides being one of the best ways to explain a complicated topic with ease, they make information come alive. Research found, people following directions with text and illustrations do 323 percent better than people following directions without illustrations. Maybe that’s why “infographics are ‘liked’ and shared on social media 3x more than any[…]

What Happens When You Make Gated Content Free?

Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em, chances are, you have an opinion about forms. Trust us — they’re not evil. We still use them, and still believe that many marketers should continue to do so, too. But truth be told, the “Should we gate our content?” question has been flying around HubSpot for a[…]

How Does a Brand Judge Your Pitch?

May’s talk on #modernwaystogrowanagency came from Dave Parkinson – a 26 year veteran of Nissan and digital – from IT Manager to EMEA Head of Digital.  From managing a digital transformation to initiating the social media plan (and launching the Qashqai on the way) Dave knows the brand person’s world. So what are they really[…]