Growth Through Shopping Ads

By Eileen Buleza – There were three leading trends for Lever Interactive’s SEM clients in 2016: Social Mobile Shopping These three trends shaped our client discussions and strategy more than anything else in 2016, especially for our retail and ecommerce clients, and will likely continue to do so into 2017. Today I’m going to dive into some of the growth …

The 50+ Digital Marketing Opportunity

The 50+ Digital Marketing Opportunity

Lever Interactive, together with Coming of Age and Google, recently hosted a happy hour marketing event at Google’s Chicago office entitled “Untapped: The 50+ Marketing Opportunity in Digital”. Through presentations from Jim Gilmartin of Coming of Age, Adam Yellin of Google and Brian Yaro of Lever Interactive, we learned about the great potential this audience represents and how to effectively …

How to Choose a Digital Marketing Agency

How to Choose a Digital Marketing Agency

By Mike Neerhof – Whether you’ve been handling your marketing in-house or have been disappointed by the results your current agency has achieved, choosing a new digital marketing agency can seem like a daunting task. Besides trying to figure out who will best help your business and who you can afford, you also need to consider the relational aspect of …

2015 CIMA Star Awards Best Campaign Under $250k

Lever Interactive – 2015 CIMA Star Awards Finalist

Lever Interactive was honored to have been one of three finalists in the category of Best Campaign Under $250k at last night’s 2015 CIMA Annual Star Awards, presented by the Chicago Interactive Marketing Association (CIMA). The nomination was for our work with our fantastic partner Discount Ramps, maximizing the efficiency of their paid search campaign by utilizing call tracking and increasing revenue significantly year-over-year. CIMA stated that …

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Geo-targeting Essentials for Higher Education Paid Search

The cost of higher education paid search has gone up. Google reports CPCs have risen 16% across the category (Q4 2014). The market is only getting more competitive. So how do institutions compete with flat or lower advertising budgets as prices climb? One essential step is customized geo-targeting definitions and geo-targeting techniques to connect with your most crucial audience – …

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Why Call Tracking Is So Important

By Brian Yaro If you are a business owner or are responsible for your company’s customer acquisition, chances are you have thought about what phone calls mean to your business.  Maybe phone calls are the lifeblood of your business, or maybe they only account for a small fraction that you want to grow.  Either way, call tracking should be an …

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How to Incrementally Grow PPC Transactions through Tablet Targeting

If you own a Smartphone, it may come as no surprise that 79% of consumers use Smartphones to help with shopping (source: Google). Whether or not you have actually made a purchase using your Smartphone, chances are at one point or another you have either browsed through product catalogs, comparison shopped or even searched for brick-and-mortar locations. With the growing …