Clix Marketing Blog’s #PPC News & Views: Friday, January 24, 2020

Happy Friday, friends, and welcome to this week’s edition of the Clix Marketing Blog’s PPC News & Views! From the Experts Visiture How to Optimize Amazon Sponsored Products: They account for 88% of ad revenue of search-based advertising. Great step-by-step guide in this post that shouldn’t be missed. WordStream : From targeting audiences to thoughtful CTAs, there’s enough packed into this post to get your creative wheels turning. SEM Rush The Beginners Guide to Google Tag Manager: New ...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Budgeting, Sem, Ppc, Digital Marketing, Ppc News And Views, Ppc Tactics, Instagram Ads, CBO, Michelle Morgan, PPC News amp, Carousel Ads, Amazon Sponsored Products, Gtm Setup, Budget Optimization

Best Tax Software Programs of 2020

The 2020 tax season is upon us (for 2019 filing). If you’re thinking about preparing your own taxes, you’re probably ready to research the best tax software programs available. We’re saving you the trouble! Below is a summary review of 10 of the most popular tax software programs available. While all tax software programs provide similar services, they all include different versions providing various service levels. The secret is to find the most appropriate version for the lowest price that bes...
Tags: Taxes, Diy, Marketing, Walmart, Software, Slayer, Irs, EIC, Credit Karma, Fafsa, Don, Roth, EITC, Turbotax, H R Block, HSA

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em – Join ‘Em says Marriott

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em – Join ‘Em says Marriott If you can’t beat them…join them.  That was the thought that made one of the largest hotelier chains offer luxury homes and premium properties under their name. There are times when you would prefer to have the comforts of home versus just a hotel roo...
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Zacks Trade Review: Great for Broker-Assisted Trades

Zacks Trade is an online brokerage firm that’s been popular particularly with active traders. However, now that most online brokers have eliminated commissions on trades, Zacks Trade’s penny-per-share pricing looks less attractive. In this Zacks Trade review, we’ll take a look at the brokerage and its services to see if it could still be a good fit for your portfolio. { font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; } Zacks Trade Review ...
Tags: Japan, Marketing, Customer Service, Service, Canada, United States, SEC, Ira, North America, Research Tools, Zack, FINRA, SIPC, Brokerages, Investment Research, Ryan Guina

Budweiser: Typical American | 2020 Super Bowl Commercial

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5 Things You Must Do in Grand Canyon National Park

Fascinating, awestruck and simply gorgeous, Grand Canyon’s massive expanse of gorges, ridges and rock formations are breath-taking. Who helped me get through this and not miss a spot? Best GPS and navigation app for iPhone – Tripp App! Grand Canyon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is home to many marvels, admired by viewers who spent hours here. And its no surprise! You can make your visit epic and joyous with the best free GPS app for iPhone, just like I did!  Start with my li...
Tags: Apps, Uncategorized, Seo, Earth, Unesco, Grand Canyon, Colorado River, North Rim, South Rim, Tripp, Grand Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon, Havasu Falls, Grand Canyon West, Hualapai, Grand Canyon Park

Weekend reading: Double trouble, or the lure of active investing

What caught my eye this week. T he IT Investor has a honeypot of a post up this week for active investing junkies. He’s dived into his investment trust data to sieve out what he’s calling ‘double doublers’ – investment trusts that doubled their share price in the first half of the last decade, then did it again in the second. It sounds spectacular – it is – but qualification requires ‘only’ about a 15% return a year. You could have got a slightly better return from a US S&P 500 index fund, and...
Tags: Google, China, Africa, Marketing, US, Eu, Hmrc, New South Wales, Bank of Scotland, Robin, Ted Baker, Jordan Belfort, Santa Clara University, Tom Burgis, Other sites, Weekend Reading

Hotel Business Review Features Tim Peter

Early this month, Hotel Executive’s Hotel Business Review Mobile Focus issue featured an article by our founder and president Tim Peter. They describe Tim as: . . . an award-winning hospitality marketing executive with more than 20 years of experience developing successful, cutting-edge e-commerce and digital marketing programs. In his article, Tim uses that expertise to talk about voice search, and the impacts it will have on the hotel industry in 2020: Think about the typical traveler. They’re...
Tags: Press Coverage, Seo, Starbucks, Tim, Tim Peter, Press Coverage for Tim Peter & Associates, Digital Hotel Marketing

Privacy Gone: Tech Start-up Has Huge Facial Recognition Database

Privacy Gone: Tech Start-up Has Huge Facial Recognition Database   What if I told you that there was a biometric artificial intelligence program that might end privacy as we know it… would you believe me?  What if I told you that the company that developed it was not a big tech player but a tiny...
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Ahlem: Cat and mouse

AHLEM was launched in 2014 by Parisian-born, Los Angeles-based designer Ahlem Manai-Platt, and its product line includes nine handmade eyewear frames in chic shapes all rendered in Italian Mazzucchelli acetate. Reminiscent of a French New Wave film and set in a quintessentially LA location, the film brings together the brand’s Parisian roots and West Coast influences. The story is a classic cat and mouse chase between a man and a woman. This time, though, the familiar game of ...
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Sabra: Tease-Pain, Helmet Hair, Hummus Wives - Super Bowl 2020 Teaser

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Church Tech Snack Pack #258

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. A Snack Pack a week doesn’t keep the doctor away but I hope it makes your week better in some way. Portraits of Venezuelan Families Reframe the Harrowing Journey of Immigrants and I really, really love them. Easter is coming up so here are some Church Easter Ideas which could possibly help you out as you and your church begin planning for it. Also, Easter is Sunday, April 12th this year. I have a lot of gamers in my life and so when I saw this article I t...
Tags: Europe, US, Seo, Web, Jesus, Jeremy, North America, Christ, Don, Missional Church, David Hayward, Matt Smethurst, Scott Erickson, Mental Health Stigma, Jo Luehmann @joluehmann, Christus Men Women POC

Robi Axiata Limited: A New Experience in Life

Robi’s journey in Bangladesh started with a beautiful story - the story of young Bangladeshis brimming with immense potential. The vision for the brand was to become a partner that enables and inspires them to shine. Today, a whole new world of opportunities await our arrival. Innovation is no longer a bonus, it’s a core need. To meet the changing demands of this bold new age, Robi too, has evolved. With their powerful network, and advanced digital ecosystem, the brand now pro...
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3 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Graphic Designer

Hiring a graphic designer can be a great decision. Whether that designer is helping with a logo, marketing materials, or presentation graphics, he or she can take your visual communication to the next level. But how do you know if you are hiring a good one? After you’ve checked out the design portfolios of a few candidates, it’s time to narrow the field. We suggest using the following three questions to guide you toward the right designer. 1. Do You Know and Follow the Trends? In recent years,...
Tags: Abc, Uncategorized, Marketing, Designer, Ibm, Graphic Design, Logo, Rand, Logo Design, Speaking, Visual Communication, Paul Rand, Marketing Tips, Design Trends, Marketing Materials, Presentation Graphics

The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Tech News and More Clearview AI Facial

Tech News and More Clearview AI Facial The post The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Tech News and More Clearview AI Facial appeared first on The Chris Voss Show.
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Is Facebook Fan Growth for Brands Slowing Down?

The topic of Facebook fans is something we continue to get questions around. Some brands are still really tied to growing their fan base on Facebook. While we think there is a much better use of your money (check out the math here), we did some research to check the status of overall Facebook fan growth for brands. Photo by Kon Karampelas on Unsplash Are Users Still Following Brands on Facebook? To help gain better insight on whether users are still following brands on Facebo...
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Dunkin' Donuts: Cold Brew Sweater, Chirps

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What Does Your Employer Know About Your Daily Activities

What Does Your Employer Know About Your Daily Activities How much does your employer know about your personal life? Maybe more than you realize. When you use your personal devices to access company servers they can log your activities. Then they can track when you log on and get authenticated to c...
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Virtual Financial Advisor: Next Big Thing or Expensive Fad?

This article was originally published on Summary: It’s easy to see the appeal of the virtual financial advisor business model. You get to work wherever you can put up a laptop and connect to the Internet. You can fill your practice with ideal prospects across the country, not just those who happen to live in your zip code. You can keep your schedule flexible — and your overhead expenses really low. What’s not to love? However, the reality of running a virtual financial advisory...
Tags: Instagram, Uncategorized, Seo, Tony Robbins, Facebook LinkedIn, Charles Green, David Maister, NAPFA

Security First, Apple Stands Ground on iPhone Encryption

Security First, Apple Stands Ground on iPhone Encryption The Apple iPhone platform is based on security first. It is designed to be secure and private.  To do that they use a proprietary encryption system. While there have been private companies who have tried to break that encryption and police d...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Security, Business, Technology, Privacy, Government, Sem, Phone, Encryption, Exploit, Fbi, Law Enforcement, Iphones, Smart Phone

The Value Ladder for Designers & Brands

A value ladder is a classic tool that helps you map out your products or services in visual way, in ascending order of value and price. As a designer, have you ever considered how you cater to your client’s needs with a value ladder? Or if you’re a business, have you considered how much value you’re providing to your customers? Do you simply have a logo or do you have a strategic brand that your customers can really connect with? I’ve taken the liberty to show you what a “typical” brand value la...
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Little Caesars: Desk, Mutiny - Superbowl 2020 teaser

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Durex: Ladies, Let's Lube

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3 Things You Should Consider Before Starting a Freelance Biz

With the unemployment rate still fairly high, freelance businesses have exploded. Many people who were laid off in the recession are now using their knowledge to start freelance businesses. Freelancing has also become popular among stay-at-home parents, who are now able to supplement their family’s income on their own terms. There’s no doubt about it: having a freelance business can be great. You get to pick your own hours, choose what type of work you do, and be your own boss. I’ve been freel...
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'Please Help Me.' What People In China Are Saying About The Outbreak On Social Media

Residents in Wuhan and other Chinese cities affected by the Wuhan coronavirus are using platforms like Weibo to share their fears and frustrations.(Image credit: Stringer/Getty Images)
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No Security for Windows 7 After Today

No Security for Windows 7 After Today Are you using Windows 7?  Did you know some of the largest firms in the country (even large financial institutions) are still using it?  Today is the day that Microsoft ends support for Windows 7 and will no longer offer security updates leaving anyone using i...
Tags: Security, Updates, Business, Technology, Microsoft, Privacy, Safety, Internet, Sem, Malware, Cybersecurity, Cybercrime, Hacking, Zero-Day, Patches, Hackers

Federal Tax Guide For 2020 – Everything You Need to Know to File Your Taxes

Taxes are a part of life. While I don’t mind paying my share of taxes, I do have a problem with the complexity of the tax system. This is made worse because I am also a small business owner which adds another layer of paperwork and administration. Taxes can also be incredibly complicated to figure out on your own, leading many people to seek out help from tax professionals or tax filing software. Tax filers often get bogged down in the jargon of taxes and trying to keep up with all of the tax cr...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Marketing, Paypal, United States, Social Security, Bank, Medicare, Ira, Bill, Money Management, Agi, Irs, EITC, Turbotax, Lien

Budweiser / Uber: Whassup Again - Super Bowl 2020

In a world with so much smart technology, there are still people who make the wrong choice to drive impaired. Budweiser and Uber are teaming up to help Canadians choose a smart way home after #SuperBowlLIV.
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Hyundai: Rural Carsharing

Campisábalos is a village with the cleanest air within Spain and the 3rd of the world. We create VIVe, the first 100% rural and 100% electric carsharing by Hyundai. We provided free electric cars for the residents to use during one year through a mobile app and we installed electric charging st...
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