Putting the ‘Integrated’ into Integrated Marketing Strategy

Mack was recently asked to speak at C3 2014, a marketing conference hosted by Conductor. It’s not a surprise to us that they requested that she speak on the topic of community. Our Truly Monumental Guide to Building Online Communities made quite a splash when we launched it a year ago and Mack (and, consequently, […]

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Nuggets of Knowledge: October 2014

In this antepenultimate 2014 edition of Nuggets of Knowledge, we have the usual fun mix of reflection, applicable tips, and the linguistics of food. (What, we like snacks, okay?) Also, some people decided to dress up for Halloween. (You’re welcome.) So, read some good stuff from people we admire, point and laugh at the fools…uh, […]

Buckets Exercise: A Tool for Discussing Employee Burnout

Burnout Approacheth Once upon a time there was an employee who felt … burned out. She approached her boss, who valued the employee but didn’t quite know how to lighten her heavy workload. To understand what was weighing her down, her kind boss requested a list of what was currently on her large, overflowing, no-way-she-can-finish-all-this-Thanksgiving-sized […]

Better than Hawaii: Mack Web’s Best Summer Blog Posts

Because why gloat over your vacation pictures when you could be catching up on the genius you missed? Summer is a time for many wondrous things: swimming lessons and blockbuster movies, amazing thunderstorms and vacations to exotic locations, backyard barbeques and entirely more ice cream than can possibly be healthy. You know what summer is […]

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Conversion Rate Isn’t Everything in Digital Marketing

I can’t tell you how many meetings I’ve sat in where it’s immediately obvious that the only thing the client cares about is leads, conversions, or sales. Hey, I get that. They want to improve their business. We want to help them build a better business. We’re on the same page there. But focusing on […]

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Nuggets of Knowledge: August 2014

This month’s #NOKlist brings you more of the Mack Web team’s ruminations on other people’s hard work (‘cuz that’s how we learn: standing on the shoulders of giants, etc.). The August Edition of the Nuggets of Knowledge includes actionable tips on email marketing and SEO, some of the Science! behind viral content, a new approach […]

Hashtags: A How-To for Success

Part II As a group, we marketers love us a good “how-to” guide. It’s not that we necessarily want to be told what to do or become automatons (although Ayelet does have her social media minions, but that’s not really the same thing). A good how-to process can provide a basic framework from which to work, […]