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The Pitfalls of “Engagement Bait” Campaigns

Oct 16, 2019 4:16:23 PM / by Bailey Thomas posted in Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Inbound Marketing

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As an advertising agency, it’s important for us to stay up-to-date on the latest digital news and trends in regards to social media, graphic design and email marketing just to name a few. One trend, in particular, we noticed kept popping up in our inbox. Lately, companies that we subscribe to have been sending emails with ‘MAJOR TYPO’ in the subject line, which made us open it out of pure curiosity. Come to find out, some of these brands didn’t actually have a typo that they were correcting at all. Why might they do that you ask? Our hypothesis was that these companies wanted higher open rates for their emails so they thought of a subject line that would incline users to open their email, it certainly worked on us. So, we decided to put this hypothesis to the test.

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Don't Put All Your Advertising Eggs in One Facebook Basket

Jan 22, 2018 8:46:54 PM / by Zipie posted in Digital Marketing, SEO & SEM, Facebook, Instagram, Email Marketing, Social Marketing, Twitter, Advertising

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 Facebook’s algorithm is changing. Again. The news came down from Zuckerberg himself, showing how serious Facebook is about this one: they’re going to be prioritizing personal posts (content from your family, friends, and groups) over public content from brands and media in people’s newsfeeds.

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Email Marketing Isn't Dead. Period.

Nov 8, 2017 11:13:34 AM / by Nate Spry posted in Email Marketing

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 "Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” It’s a Mark Twain quote (probably) but it’s also applicable to email marketing. For all the reports of email’s demise—we’ve been hearing them for years—email continues to be a solid way to market to individuals, as long as you do it right.

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