European Parliament passes online platform rules placing new limits on Amazon and Google

The European Parliament passed regulations aimed at curtailing the power of digital platforms operated by tech giants such as Amazon and Google.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Don’t police people’s online expressions of grief about Notre-Dame

Watching the footage of Notre-Dame cathedral engulfed with flames, it’s hard to feel anything other than heartbreak and grief.  Interspersed between the devastating imagery of the burning building were people’s own photos of the cathedral, accompanied by messages and memories of what the building meant to them.  This act of sharing one’s personal connection to […]

Pete Buttigieg’s new influencer handbook is an extremely online way to campaign

Pete Buttigieg is taking online campaigning to a very 2019 level. The South Bend mayor, who announced his official presidential bid on Sunday, understands the undeniable power of the internet, and he plans on using it to his full advantage. Buttigieg, his husband Chasten, and their dogs Truman and Buddy, already have beloved Twitter presences, […]

Want 98% Open Rates? Launch An SMS Marketing Program For Your Online Store

SMS marketing is gaining more and more traction as a way to communicate important updates to customers about their orders, keep shoppers engaged, and move them through the sales funnel. Not only is SMS quick and easy to set up, but statistics suggest customers prefer text updates over email. Text marketing creates a branded ecosystem […]

Zuckerberg is right: Third-party standards must govern online speech

Preserving freedom of speech while blocking harmful online content is a delicate task – one that should not fall to corporations.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Digital Marketing News: Online Ad Spend’s Speedy Growth, Google’s Podcast Transcriptions, & Adobe’s LinkedIn Push

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Report: Millions of Facebook user records, including plain text passwords, left exposed online

Another day, another Facebook privacy scandal.  Hundreds of millions of Facebook user records — including some plain text passwords — were found exposed online free and open for the takingSo reports UpGuard, a cybersecurity risk assessment company, which notes in an April 3 press release that the two data sets in question were configured for […]

The New Rules to Win Customer Loyalty and Increase Online Sales

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Nearly 70 percent of online shoppers use Amazon to compare products found on a brand’s website

A new online shopping survey from Episerver found 68 percent of consumers often compare products they find on a brand or retailer’s site to what’s on Amazon. The post Nearly 70 percent of online shoppers use Amazon to compare products found on a brand’s website appeared first on Marketing… Please visit Marketing Land for the […]

The Online Advertising Landscape in 2019 [Data]

Advertising is not always the easiest endeavor. We hear it from our customers every day. And one of the biggest pain points we hear among our small business clientele is a sheer lack of healthy modeling. How are my peers and competitors structuring their accounts? In which channels are they allocating spend? Do they have […]