With Google constantly changing their algorithm, it’s no surprise that there is yet another major adjustment that we need be aware of. Starting immediately, Google will discontinue the sidebar ads […]
Forget what you knew about emails in 2015. This year is going to be a lot less forgiving. Today, with more and more people aiming to reach the coveted state […]
Display advertising works as a digital billboard online, increasing brand awareness. Display ads target a consumer based on their location and/or behavior. You may have also heard the phrase “Retargeting” […]
Central States Marketing is proud to be a local small business. We appreciate our business partners who we work hard for every day. As a way to give back, we […]
When I was little, I wouldn’t even touch peanut butter. I was a jelly kind of gal. Little did I know, adding crunchy peanut butter to my jelly-only sandwich would […]
Did you know that up to 85% of visitors leave a website due to a poor design?Your website should be a virtual front door to your business or organization. It […]
Did you know that on average, 28% of email addresses become unreachable within a year? Email marketing can be a great way for your business to communicate news and information […]
The marketer’s conventional wisdom seems to suggest that you should redesign your site every 2 or 3 years to keep your business fresh. Unless your business is having challenges generating new business or supporting your current customers through your current site, you may consider holding off. Rather than focus on time between designs, it’s important to look at the contribution your website is or is not making to your business.
Promoting your business on mobile is essential in local marketing today now that 65% of Americans now own smartphones – and it’s the primary way many of them access the Internet. Of the many ways to do this, perhaps the most effective method is in-app advertising, which allows you to show display ads to consumers in real time while they are using mobile apps – like entertainment, news, radio, weather, and more.
Google announced that it will place more weight on how mobile-friendly a website is when users search from a mobile device starting April 21st. That’s just around the corner! The company says this will affect mobile searches in all countries, and will have a “significant impact” on search results.
Facebook now has 2 million advertisers, a milestone CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a video post on the social network. Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg thanked small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and entrepreneurs for jumping on board with the platform, helping it attract 500,000 new advertisers in the last year.
In the past, you may have received visits to your non-mobile website from consumers who were using Google to search for your products or services on their mobile devices. But now, not having a mobile website can drastically affect how many people visit it from the search results, for a variety of reasons.