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5 Steps to Better Integrate Google and Social Media Advertising

5 Steps to Better Integrate Google and Social Media Advertising

Digital advertising isn’t just important, it's an absolutely huge industry that continues to grow exponentially. In fact, digital ad spend as a whole is expected to grow nearly 19 percent in 2018 to $107 billion. Whether you’re spending nothing or spending millions on digital advertising, it’s time to look at how to integrate your strategies on each platform to generate the best results for your business. Check out these 5 tips to get on the road to better ROI.

Where You Should be Spending Your Advertising Dollars in 2018

Where You Should be Spending Your Advertising Dollars in 2018

It is no secret that social media has evolved into a powerful marketing tool over the years. It's also no secret that organic content no longer cuts it; if you want your content to be seen, you need to be putting money behind it. According to Statista, social media advertising budgets have doubled worldwide over the past 2 years—going from $16 billion in 2014 to $31 billion in 2016 and spending is only projected to increase. In the U.S. alone, social media spending is anticipated to surpass $17.34 billion in 2019. 

Pinterest Introduces Promoted Videos

Pinterest Introduces Promoted Videos

The current social media trend seems to be where video goes, advertising dollars soon follow (see: Instagram Story ads, Snapchat’s expanded advertising platform.)  Pinterest hopped on the bandwagon this week by rolling out Promoted Video Pins to all advertisers.

Leveraging Facebook Ads for Your Business

Leveraging Facebook Ads for Your Business

Knowing that there are over two billion users on Facebook and that organic reach is sparse, most people and businesses have accepted the fact that Facebook Ads can be extremely powerful. 
So, hopefully, you are already taking advantage of Facebook ads since they can have a huge impact for your brand.  

Social Media Advertising Spend Up 60% in 2017

Social Media Advertising Spend Up 60% in 2017

According to a recent report from 4C Insights, brands have spent 60% more on social media advertising in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. Brands were also more likely to say social was a core part of their advertising strategy than a year ago.