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The Role of AI in Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has greatly affected the way business plan and execute their digital marketing campaigns. Business no longer have to rely on estimates; they can now gain better access to accurate data than ever before. These days, businesses are using AI in every aspect of the digital marketing process, from planning to production and even after in post-campaign analysis.

 

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Google Prepares to Launch Stamp as Copycat to Snapchat’s Discover

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

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Social media giant Facebook has had a well-deserved reputation for successfully copying features from Snapchat, and now Google seems to be adopting a similar approach with Stamp. Built to mimic Snapchat’s Discover feature, Stamp is a visual publication format that will allow news publishers to build swipeable stories with text, photos, and video, which will likely surface in Google’s search results, giving advertisers a massive leg up in terms of traffic and the ability to monetize should the feature succeed.

 

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Is AMP the Answer to Your Mobile Site Speed Issues? Maybe Not.

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

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When Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project was launched last year, many were eager to jump on the AMP bandwagon. AMP lets users say goodbye to slow, clunky, non-optimized websites and hello to mobile pages that deliver content more quickly. The logic behind AMP is simple and straightforward—faster loading times lead to better site usability and engagement, which ultimately result in reduced bounce rates and higher mobile site rankings.

 

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Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Customer Service?

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

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Artificial Intelligence or AI has been a popular topic in the tech industry lately, and was widely discussed at this year’s SXSW. The technology has massive potential for customer service and engagement, but will it ever be able to completely replace the need for human agents?

 

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Social Messaging and the Inevitable Rise of the Bots

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

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SXSW 2016 hailed social messaging apps as one of the industry’s next big marketing trends, but it’s likely they will evolve beyond being just another ad platform. In Asia, platforms like WeChat, Viber, and LINE have already shown how messaging apps can be effective channels for commerce, and all indicators point to the fact that the same could happen here in North America.

 

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The Rise of the Buy Button: How to Win Sales on Social Media

Monday, September 7th, 2015

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Social media has come a long way from purely being about conversations and engagement. Now that “buy buttons” are appearing on major networks such as Facebook and Twitter, it’s fast becoming a venue for shopping.

 

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Leverage the Twitter-Google Partnership with These Three Tips

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

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Twitter’s integration with Google brings welcome news now that tweets are searchable both on mobile and desktop. If your Twitter account hasn’t been active in the last few months, now is the time to breathe new life into it so you don’t miss out on opportunities that can boost online visibility as well as web traffic for your business.

 

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