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The Path to Purchase: Has the Buyer’s Journey Changed?

Business moves fast. Marketing moves faster. You’ve no sooner developed a good grasp on the latest craze in marketing when something newer comes out. It can be tough to know which trends are worth pursuing (video, for example, is still white-hot with no signs of slowing down) and which trends will fizzle (how much time and money did you spend …

Top Brands on Social Media

Top Brands on Social Media: What They’re Doing Right That You Can Too

No longer just a fun and easy way to communicate, share and stay connected with friends, social media has grown to become an important platform for companies to reach new followers and build brand reputation. As a brand, being “good” at social media is challenging. If you want to maximize engagement, you must understand your audience and tailor your message …

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Attribution Modeling: Which Conversion Measurement Method Is Right For You?

Which attribution model is right for my business? What is attribution modeling? In a nutshell, attribution modeling is about what is and isn’t working for your company’s digital marketing efforts. Most marketers use several possible conversion paths to reach their marketing goals, and accurate measurement makes all the difference when you need to track your sales and their origins. Since …

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Three Things Today’s CMO Should Know About Digital Marketing

Everyone knows about GoPro cameras – and yet very few people actually engage in activities that would justify purchasing a Hero camera. GoPro is an excellent example of a successful digital marketing strategy. You don’t need to look at the GoPro website to understand how this brand achieved recognition. All you need to know is that the brand is tagged …

Why Cross-Device Targeting Matters to Your Business

Why Cross-Device Targeting Matters to Your Business

Online shopping used to simply consist of turning on a computer, doing some research, and making a purchase. But internet browsing habits have changed dramatically in recent years, and consumers are now shopping and accessing content on multiple platforms. In fact, nine out of 10 consumers move fluidly between devices when making purchases, and 65% of revenue generated online comes …

Dealing with negative reviews

When Poor Reviews Mean More Business

Dealing with negative reviews is not the end of the world for a business. Many companies are afraid of getting bad reviews, but they fail to realize how easy it is to handle negative reviews and the positive impact those poor ratings can have. Properly dealing with negative reviews can actually help your business, and combating them is often as …

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Lever Turns 11

“These go to 11…” At a networking event last year, I was discussing longevity with some business owners.  I mentioned that 2016 marked Lever Interactive’s 10-year anniversary.  Someone in the group said, “Only 10% of companies make it to the 10-year mark.”  Wow, I thought… not too bad.  But then my immediate thought after that was how many make it …

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Mobile Is The Future, Today

By Fred Shramovich A few years ago, I had the opportunity to meet Chris Hughes from Facebook. He is one of the founders of the company and gave a presentation at Navy Pier in Chicago. Mr. Hughes started his presentation out with “Mobile, mobile, mobile”. He went on to talk about how 4 billion people on the planet do not …