This ride-hailing PR pitch shows platforms and digital campaign ‘dark arts’ want democracy to be pay to play

A UK PR firm pitching to run an account for Ola has proposed running a campaign to politicize ride-hailing as a tactic to shift regulations in its favor. The approach suggests that, despite the appearance of ride-hailing platforms taking a more conciliatory position with regulators that are now wise to earlier startup tactics in this […]

Tired of manually checking for Google Merchant Center disapprovals? This script has you covered

This script emails you when the percentage of disapproved products in your feed has exceeded the limit you’ve set it, saving you the time and tediousness of manually vetting the Google Merchant Center. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & […]

The 5 Emails You Should Send This Cyber Monday to Skyrocket Sales

Cyber Monday’s online sales hit an all-time high in 2018, capping out at a record $ 7.9 billion, according to Adobe Analytics. That’s an increase of 19.3% from the previous year — and sales are only expected to go up this December. Are you ready to hit “go” on your Cyber Monday email campaign? Here’s a […]

Compare Apples to Oranges (In This Case, It’s the Smartest Thing to Do)

We’re having dessert before dinner this week — and it’s a healthy bite too: apples and oranges. While my post… Continue Reading The post Compare Apples to Oranges (In This Case, It’s the Smartest Thing to Do) appeared first on Copyblogger. Copyblogger

WhatsApp says it will let you control if and how you get added to Groups (for real this time)

WhatsApp, the popular messaging app owned by Facebook, has faced a lot of controversy over the role that Groups plays on the platform — both for Groups’ role in spreading spam, misinformation or worse, and for the fact that it can be very hard (actually impossible) to control when you are added, except by blocking […]

This Is What Happens When You Accidentally De-Index Your Site from Google

Posted by Jeff_Baker Does reading that title give you a mini-panic attack? Having gone through exactly as the title suggests, I can guarantee your anxiety is fully warranted. If you care to relive my nightmare with me — perhaps as equal parts catharsis and SEO study — we will walk through the events chronologically. Are […]

This Email Copywriting Formula Will Defeat Writer’s Block

Picture this: You fill your mug with piping hot coffee and sit down at your desk to write a sales email. You fire up your laptop and open a fresh draft.  But, you find yourself staring at a blank screen — unable to put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard). You have writer’s block. […]

This Common Belief Could Be Blocking Your Creative Potential

A woman once brought her two Pomeranians to a barbecue I attended. I had never met her before, but after… Continue Reading The post This Common Belief Could Be Blocking Your Creative Potential appeared first on Copyblogger. Copyblogger

This year’s PSAT memes are here to anger the College Board

On Wednesday, high school students across the country took the PSAT and NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test). And, of course, a bunch of teens reading the exact same content means there will be memes. PSAT memes generally fall into three categories: memes about text anxiety, memes about the test’s contents, and memes about the […]

Facebook removing gray verified badges from Pages later this month

Page owners will begin receiving notices this week that the badges are going away starting October 28. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips