B2B Marketing – SEMpdx Event Recap

B2B Marketing – SEMpdx Event Recap October 16, 2018 – At this month’s SEMpdx event, we turned our attention to B2B and welcomed Directive Consulting’s CEO, Garrett Mehrguth, to share his tips on driving consistent B2B results.  Garrett emphasized the importance of capitalizing on Share of SERP, the practice of taking as many positions in Google as possible for your most valuable queries.  There are several tactics you can execute to help improve your Share of SERP: Custom landing pages – It’s important to control the landing page experience across every channel. Frictionless...Read More...

Advanced Paid Search – SEMpdx Event Recap

Advanced Paid Search – SEMpdx Event Recap June 5, 2018 – This month’s event focused on paid search with Benjamin Briggs, Search Engine Marketing Manager at CloudOne, presenting advanced tactics for effective campaigns.  He covered everything from layered bid adjustments to brand and budget safety to implementation.  Here are three takeaways from the night: Different keywords play a role in different parts of the customer journey. For example, short-tail, category non-brand keywords are effective when targeting customer awareness while long-tail, product non-brand keywords are more...Read More...

The Future of Digital Marketing – SEMpdx Event Recap

The Future of Digital Marketing – SEMpdx Event Recap January 9, 2018 – At this month’s sold out event, we welcomed a panel of experts to share their insights on the future of digital marketing.  Scott Hendison, Todd Mintz, Anna Hutson and Kevin Getch – all SEMpdx board members – hosted a generous Q&A session, providing their thoughts on all things digital.  Here are a few highlights from the night: Basic tactics are still working. Oftentimes, the problem companies face is not having a customer-centric strategy to work from. Continuing to focus on your overall content is important. Create...Read More...

Ad Copy Optimization – SEMpdx Event Recap

November 14, 2017 – This month’s SEMpdx event focused on ad copy optimization.  3Q Digital’s Caitlin Halpert, Senior Director of Client Services, presented how to run more effective A/B tests on Google, Bing and Facebook.  Here are 10 takeaways from the evening: There are three factors to consider when testing ads: sample size, statistical significance and practical significance. Differences in ad format performance are usually the result of differences in inventory. We can’t compare ad sizes for a fair equivalent.  With that in mind, test...Read More...

Multi-Channel Marketing – SEMpdx Event Recap

June 6, 2017 – The focus of this month’s event was multi-channel marketing, and we welcomed Dave Roth, CEO of Emergent Digital, who shared tips for successfully utilizing multiple communication channels in our campaigns. Understand your customer personas, including which channels and networks they are using. Use a single source of data to effectively communicate with the client. You can use other systems for intra-channel optimization, but commit to one source for client communication. Consider various modes of communication with your target...Read More...

Facebook Ads – SEMpdx Event Recap

November 8, 2016 – We dove into Facebook advertising at this month’s event with Five Mill’s Susan Wenograd walking us through everything from the essential foundations to powerful tools that will help bring successful ad performance.  Here are a few highlights from her jam-packed presentation: Facebook analytics and Google analytics differ greatly. To better understand the data Facebook provides, be sure to assign specific conversion tracking. When it comes to audiences, look-alike audiences can be helpful in creating a pool. Also, don’t...Read More...