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Stone Temple Consulting Has Been Acquired By Perficient

The Boston-based SEM firm, Stone Temple Consulting, which is managed by Eric Enge, has agreed to be acquired by St. Louis-based Perficient, a digital consulting firm with revenues of upwards of &480 million based on data from 2016.  According to the press release that was released at the time of this announcement, Stone Temple Consulting is [...]

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Rand Fishkin Leaves Moz, Announces A New Start-Up

Rand Fishkin, who helped to co-found Moz, announced his new company after leaving the day-to-day operations at Moz on January 27.  The name of the new company is SparkToro, a technology platform in the influencer and audience intelligence marketing space. Moz was created by Rand and his mother, Gillian 17 years ago.  Last July, it [...]

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7 Ways To Use Dynamic Content And Multiply Your Conversions

If you were to ask a marketer what his or her goals are, one of the first they's they'll probably say is to deliver a more personalized experience to their customers. This isn't a goal aimed at soley increasing conversions - it's also about meeting the growing expectations of their consumers. How are marketers able [...]

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How To Choose The Right Customer Data Platform

There are companies that build great consumer relationships, such as Netflix, Pinterest and Amazon.  They grow their businesses around serving customers and fully understanding them through data. Typically, companies tried understanding and managing customer relationships in two different types of systems: Channel-centric tools like email services, ads, web analytics, mobile apps and so on. Databases [...]

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Missouri Attorney General Initiates Google Antitrust Investigation

Josh Hawley, Missouri's Attorney General, reportedly initiated an investigation into whether or not Google violated Missouri consumer protection or antitrust laws. In a press release, it seems that the Missouri Attorney General's office is looking at data collection, “misappropriation” of third-party content and promotion of “websites owned by Google” to the detriment of third-party competitors: The business practices [...]

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Google Announces New Poynter Partnership To Train More News Fact Checkers Globally

During the 2016 presidential election, the concept of fake news seemed to permeate the face of Google, Facebook and Twitter for the promotion of false narratives.  All of these companies have taken corrective measures, such as deploying fact-checking mechanisms to identify false claims. Google, adding to the current efforts, announced a partnership with the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN), which was [...]

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Alphabet (GOOG) Reports Big Revenue Gains But EU Fine Takes A Bite From Earnings And Income

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, announced their second-quarter results.  The company's revenues and earnings per share beat Wall Street consensus estimates.  But on the down side, the recent EU antitrust fine of $2.7 billion took a toll on net income and earnings. Alphabet reported just over $26 billion in total revenues (up 21 percent) with Google [...]

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Should You Outsource Your Content Or Hiring An In-House Writing Team?

It's pretty evident that quality content can improve brand awareness, as well as increase customer loyalty, as well as drive leads.  But with most marketing mangers, good writers are hard to find.  Companies have to have writers who are able to create value through information and information that is engaging.  The question is, should you [...]

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