Programmatic Ad Buying: Holy Buzzword Batman!

I want to just jump into the programmatic deep end here, but I think I should put on floaties and start with some basic swim lessons:

What is programmatic ad buying? A river of buzzwords! It’s also an automated ad buying process where Demand-Side Platforms (DSPs) link ad buyers to inventory exchanges where real-time auctions occur to place a display, video, [...]

Understand the Value of Your Social Followers

One of the most difficult tasks for many working in marketing is to understand just how much it can be worth to cultivate a social following, and to build that community. Similarly, from a paid search perspective, while we are trying to lead potential customers to pages with as direct a conversion funnel as possible, we find ourselves with page [...]

Point Taken – Top 5 Digital Marketing Articles of the Week

To start off the fall season off right, we’re back with this week’s Point Taken blog post. Amongst the football news and pumpkin themed recipes, we’ve found five great digital marketing articles to share with you this week. Our first article offers a reflection of the advertising world and an overview of how the industry has changed over the past [...]

Upgrading AdWords Location Extensions for Google My Business

What Are Location Extensions?

Location extensions are an important piece to any business that has physical, brick-and-mortar stores. They help you to show your business location information (i.e. address, phone number, map marker, ad text) to users. On mobile, location extensions will also include a directions link to your business. This encourages visitors to your B&M stores and can improve CTRs.

Where [...]

GDN Campaign Settings You Should Always Check

GDN (or Google Display Network) campaigns are a great way to bring more awareness to your business due to its broad and expansive reach across the web.  However, those that have managed GDN campaigns understand that it is also extremely challenging to optimize manually.  Below are settings that I always try to check to ensure they are as targeted to [...]