Deepfakes: the next generation of counterfeits

Thanks to deepfakes, the internet is experiencing a new generation of counterfeits: they enable realistic video manipulation with little effort...

General Data Protection Regulation: new laws from 2018

On 25 May 2018 a new European law on data protection will take effect. However, many companies and website operators are unprepared for the new...

How to create the perfect out of office message

The out of office message is a crucial part of email communication in the workplace. If you don’t have access to your email, your contacts will want...

The best WhatsApp alternatives

Invitations to dinner parties; updates about work; an away day with the college football team: if you’re not using WhatsApp, you run the risk of...

E-mail marketing: finding success with professional newsletters

E-Mail marketing provides a direct and personalized way of delivering the recipient the information that they need. With individual newsletters and advertising mails, businesses can achieve a sustainable customer retention whether it involves interested parties, repeat customers, or business partners. The challenge lies in defining the exact target group and offering them interesting and highly...

Newsletter software: the best providers

The classic newsletter is often underrated as an online marketing tool. Virtually no other online channel lets you contact customers so specifically and individually. With the help of professional newsletter software, you can create and send automated personal newsletters. Modern tracking methods mean you can monitor whether your campaign is running as successfully as planned. The kind of software...

E-mail is dead, long live e-mail!

The first ever e-mail was sent by the American, Ray Tomlinson, in October 1971. Fast-forward several decades and e-mail has developed into one of the most used internet services in the world, but are its days numbered? Will instant messengers and social media render e-mail useless for the digital generation? Current figures provide information, as well as a glimpse into the future of e-mail.

Twitter Cards - how to turn followers into website visitors

Twitter Cards are a convenient option for turning the social media platform into an outlet for boosting your own web project. Whether you want to present a product, an appealing photo, an app, or your latest blog entry, Twitter Cards allow you to create snippets tailored to target groups that lead to your website.

8 tips for success with Facebook marketing

Among some of the new vocabulary that has entered our lexicon over the past few years are words like ‘likes’, ‘followers’, and ‘to google’. For those working in marketing, these terms have become a new type of virtual currency, and they are minted, traded, and evaluated on the world’s largest social media platform, Facebook. But there’s more to success in Facebook marketing than merely collecting...

Pinterest and Instagram: comparing two image-sharing networks

The success of the image-sharing networks, Pinterest and Instagram, shows the significant marketing potential of social media. Since their launch in 2010, the two platforms have established themselves as big players in the American market and worldwide. However, business owners considering these platforms for marketing campaigns should be aware of their differences in order to assess whether they...

Why there’s no way around social media monitoring

The beginning of all social media efforts: running a critical inventory on your company or business. How well known is my brand within the biggest social networks? In what context do mentions of my products or services arise? On which platforms do these discussions occur? Social media monitoring (SMM) can deliver valuable information on this front. Different tools can assist you in keeping track...

Social media marketing: success with Facebook ads

With its millions of visitors, Facebook is not only the world’s largest social network, but it has also transformed itself into one of the most effective platforms for online ad campaigns. By adjusting the settings, fan page operators are able to influence which user groups their Facebook ads reach. With the ad manager, different campaigns can be started and, thanks to targeting methods, displayed...

WordPress SEO for beginners

SEO has always been important for online marketing. When it comes to e-commerce, if you don’t rank, you don’t sell. But many bloggers make the mistake of neglecting SEO methods. It’s possible to earn money with a blog, but the main focus should be on the content. The problem is that even the best content won’t be found by anyone if your WordPress site hasn’t been search engine optimized.

10 tips for optimizing your SEO content

What distinguishes good SEO content from average website content? Why is it so important to optimize SEO texts on your homepage for search engines? These ten tips on topics such as keyword optimization, duplicate content, and internal links show you how to customize your site content to meet the demands of the modern web search. Don’t forget that a good writer first writes for the reader and then...