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Think Bright Marketing reached a milestone in August – 1 year officially in business. The idea of turning the side hustle into a full time job was difficult to make, but one that has been amazing. I cannot thank my clients, friends and family for......

The historical metric that is tossed around often is the general “conversion rate” (the percentage of users who take a desired action, i.e. total sales divided by total users). With today’s fragmented channels, this is deeply flawed as a metric. First, what is a “good......

If you’re a business owner you’ve gotten solicited at one point or another by a company guaranteeing you first place on Google. While this sounds good in theory, it’s not as simple as agreeing to a contract on a cold call.  It’s thinking like this......

SSL is making headlines over the past few months due to it’s rise in availability and the emphasis major players like Google and WordPress have given the SSL status. Google announced that it would begin giving priority preference to websites with an SSL, vs unsecure......

I was reminded of a excerpt from a book that I read some time ago, I've found the passage a few places on the web, so not sure of it's original source. If the circus is coming to town and you paint a sign saying ‘Circus Coming to the Showground Saturday’, that’s advertising. If you put the sign on the back of an elephant and walk it into town, that’s promotion......

Over the past 6 months or so, I’ve had several conversations with executives and marketing professionals across the country about the “future of marketing.” The following is my hypothesis on where the future of marketing is going, and in 2020 we can all take a......

About responsive ads These new ad units being rolled out across Adwords are responsive ads automatically adjust their size, appearance, and format to fit just about any available ad space. This responsive nature helps increase the number of impressions for a given campaign, as it’s......

In May this year, Google announced some major changes to Google Adword (and Analytics for that matter) at their annual Google Performance Summit. Now that the changes are here, and most Adwords accounts can manually toggle to the new dashboard, and new accounts set by......

As announced at Google’s recent Performance Summit the search engine giant is redefining their flagship product generating tens of billions of dollars – Google AdWords.  The goal is to make the tools to make and manage campaigns easier, while also making the ads more relevant to......

Today I am announcing that I’ve hung my own shingle. Think Bright Marketing.  Given the focus on digital marketing, I propose that we rethink the old saying, “hung a shingle” and instead use “launched the website.” The phrase dates back to the early 1800’s, has......