Category: Marketing Strategy

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Reconnaissance Round-Up! Killer Competitive Intelligence Tools & Tactics

  Ah, competitive intelligence. It’s got to be one of the most alluring aspects of online marketing, requiring the typically upstanding online marketer to get down ‘n dirty with delicious data and illuminating insight on the competition. Yes, for a certain portion of our day, we marketers get to kick off our work shoes and lace up […]

By on November 14th, 2011

22 Deep Online Marketing Posts From 2010

2010 saw its share of remarkable online marketing content, amongst tumultuous industry changes that left many second rate practitioners in the dust.  It takes lot of reading and study to keep cutting-edge-current. We bookmark literally thousands of articles each year for use in daily training. The online marketing industry is unique, for the many accomplished […]

By on December 30th, 2010 2 Comments

Radical Keyword Research Part 1: ScrapeBox Suggestion Mining

Now that the AdWords keyword tool has been dumbed down, we’ve received many inquiries seeking updated advice regarding keyword research best practices.  For those depending solely on Google’s free tool, the new reality is stark.  In truth, it’s not that radical a change for many pros, because we’ve always used an assortment of tools– mild […]

By on November 22nd, 2010 6 Comments

Know Thine Enemy: Hot Competitive Intelligence Tactics

Socrates and his buddies were really on the ball– 2,500 years later, most (if not all) instances of personal and professional success really require you to “know thyself.” Understanding who you are and what value you provide to your target audience is a pivotal step towards mastering the market. However, this keen awareness must extend beyond just […]

By on August 31st, 2010 1 Comment

Search Evolution: Data Convergence & The End of Keywords?

While search technology naturally evolves, we must also recognize that human’s usage, expectations & desires for search are evolving as well. As marketers learn to leverage the information, tools & channels available now, we need to be cognizant and welcoming of the evolving search trends on tomorrow’s horizon. Who should be playing catchup, search technology […]

By on August 17th, 2010

Online Marketing Contracts: Opening the Kimono

On day one of SMX Advanced Seattle, the contract kimono was officially opened. Yeah, baby! ThirdDoor Media Partner & President, Chris Ewell moderated the first session of the Business Issues Track, which featured speakers Marty Weintraub, President, AIMCLEAR, Will Scott, President, Search Influence and Lisa Williams, President, MEDIA forte marketing. The trio of seasoned panelists […]

By on June 9th, 2010