The Ultimate Guide to Freelancing

The Ultimate Guide to Freelancing

Freelancing is an attractive way of life. The independence, autonomy, flexibility, and unlimited financial potential are all incredibly inviting, especially for employees who are tired of their mundane work environment. But, there’s still some mystery surrounding the enigmatic career choice. As a freelancer, how do you make money? Where do you find work or jobs? How do you figure out what to do? What about insurance and benefits? These questions are what typically stop people from pursuing a full-time freelance career. And these questions are the ones we’ll answer in this guide. I was a freelancer before joining HubSpot — AKA the best career decision I’ve ever made. Starting my […]

Are TrueView video discovery ads the better option for your brand?

Are TrueView video discovery ads the better option for your brand?

Typically, when I talk about video campaigns in Google Ads, I talk about TrueView in-stream ads. These are the pre-roll ads that play before or during the video a user actually intended on watching. While I recommend these ads to almost anyone interested in running ads on YouTube, TrueView video discovery ads could be a better fit in certain cases. I want to show you why discovery ads could be either a better fit for your account or even a great complement to the campaigns you are already running. Video discovery ads can capitalize on deeper intent Many video marketers may say that custom intent audiences for YouTube are the […]

Build a sound foundation to scale your Facebook campaigns

Build a sound foundation to scale your Facebook campaigns

With SMX East right around the corner, it’s a great time to start the conversation that will shape my talk in November – How to Structure Your Facebook Campaigns for Success. This can surely seem a daunting undertaking. There are so many levers to potentially pull, and so much information available on the topic that it can at times be overwhelming for even the most seasoned digital marketer. However, if you’re able to keep these two things in mind, you’ll be well on your way to establishing a sound foundation to scale your social program. The first step is to simplify your account structure where possible. We all remember not […]

5 PPC Trends to Get Ready for in 2020 via @lorenbaker

5 PPC Trends to Get Ready for in 2020 via @lorenbaker

Predicting the future is never easy – particularly in the world of PPC. Even with all the campaign data in the world, you don’t know the latest trends until they hit. It’s a tough task staying on top of all the updates released by the likes of Google, Bing, and YouTube. It can be even harder to learn new things and quickly adapt to the changes. On October 23, I moderated a sponsored SEJ webinar presented by Adzooma’s Puneet Vaghela and Sal Mohammed. They shared the five biggest PPC trends coming up in 2020 and how marketers can increase paid search performance while staying on top of the latest industry […]

16 Effective Ways to Build Your Online Presence

16 Effective Ways to Build Your Online Presence

The other day I was trying to find the perfect dress pant yoga pants because I wanted comfortable, professional clothing options. When I searched for “dress pant yoga pants” on Google, I found the brand Betabrand. Amazingly, the company dominated the top four search results. The first two results were their website, the third was their Amazon page, and the fourth was a review of their product. Deciding I wanted to look into it further, I searched for Betabrand on Google and found their social media pages, a Wikipedia page, their website, their Amazon store, and reviews. They were impossible to ignore online. Ultimately, I ended up making a purchase. […]