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Social Media Touchdown: How 20 Smart Brands Won the Biggest Content Game of the Year

Yesterday was a huge day for sports fans and brands across the nation. Diehard football fans wait all year for this special game and hope that their team (or at least a team they support) hits the turf for the big game. Let me preface my next statement by saying I mean absolutely no offense […]

6 Steps to Leverage Online Events to Start and Grow Your Business

Schwab Matches Mutual Fund and ETF Expense Ratios, Removes Minimums

Schwab announced some changes last week regarding their index mutual fund line-up and trade commissions. Here is the press release and a table of the updated mutual fund expenses [pdf]. Here are the highlights: Stock trades now $6.95. Beginning February 3, 2017, the company will reduce its standard online equity and ETF trade commissions from […]

Online Marketing News: Browsers to Buyers, Snapchat’s IPO and Data Studio Connector

Vanguard ETF and Mutual Fund Expense Ratio Changes (Updated January 2017)

Updated. Vanguard recently re-calculated the expense ratios for ETF and mutual fund shares classes with an September 2016 fiscal year-end. The effective change dates were 1/26 or 1/27/2017. Here are some notable changes: Vanguard Wellesley Income Fund (Admiral shares) was decreased to 0.15%. Investor shares 0.22%. Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities ETF (VTIP) is now 0.07%. […]

Online Marketing News: Browsers to Buyers, Snapchat’s IPO and Data Studio Connector

Online Marketing News: Visual Content Trends, Snapchat QR Codes & LinkedIn Buzzwords

10 Trends Driving Visual Content Marketing in 2017 (Infographic) AdWeek reports: “53 percent of survey participants said that between 91 and 100 percent of their published content contained visual material, and more than 90 percent are using visual content in at least one-half of their posts.” AdWeek Snapchat QR Codes Can Now Deep Link to […]

6 Steps to Leverage Online Events to Start and Grow Your Business

Santander Bank New Checking Account $225 Bonus

Santander Bank has a new promotion offer a $225 cash bonus for new deposit customers that satisfy the following conditions: Open an eligible new checking account by 3/31/17 with the promo code WINTER225. You must not have or have had a Santander deposit account in the last 12 months. Have direct deposits totaling $500 or […]

Online Marketing News: Browsers to Buyers, Snapchat’s IPO and Data Studio Connector

Bank of America Free Museum Tickets 2017 Dates

Bank of America is running their Museums on Us program again for 2017, which offers cardholders free admissions to 150 museums, science centers, and botanical gardens nationwide on the first full weekend of every month (Saturday and Sunday). Simply present any valid Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card and photo ID […]

Online Marketing News: Browsers to Buyers, Snapchat’s IPO and Data Studio Connector

Digital Marketing Summit Phoenix – Supercharge Your Content with Influencer Marketing

Let’s just get this first bit out there: Later this month I will be the closing keynote at a conference where Beverly Jackson from MGM is the opening keynote. BAM! Seriously, Beverly is the epitome of “supercharged” and is a can’t miss speaker. On top of that, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will be keynoting as […]

6 Steps to Leverage Online Events to Start and Grow Your Business

Ebates Brick & Mortar In-Store Cash Back Program

You probably know about online shopping portals that offer cash back or airline miles if you buy stuff through them. Some people even manage to earn miles by ordering things online and then picking it up in-person (to save any shipping charges). However, eBates actually has a limited In-Store Cash Back Program for traditional brick […]

Online Marketing News: Browsers to Buyers, Snapchat’s IPO and Data Studio Connector

New Benchmarks from Marketo: How Does Your Organization Measure Up?

If digital marketing were a competitive sport, it would be freestyle swimming. We’re all in our respective lanes, each with different audiences to reach. We all have our own unique set of strategies, and our own budget limitations to work with. We’re all trying to get to our finish line as fast as we can. […]

6 Steps to Leverage Online Events to Start and Grow Your Business

Betterment Now Offers Human Advice + Flat Fee Structure

The robo-advisor evolution continues. Betterment just announced some significant changes that include the option to upgrade to a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and a more simplified flat fee structure. Here are highlights from the new plans: Betterment Digital. Their original product with digital portfolio management and guidance. Now at a flat 0.25% annually (no more […]

Online Marketing News: Browsers to Buyers, Snapchat’s IPO and Data Studio Connector