Search Advertising vs. Display Advertising | Colling Media

Search Advertising vs. Display Advertising: Which One Wins?

Are you thinking about investing in paid advertising? It’s a good choice. Paid advertising has a great ROI, especially for businesses just starting out, or businesses launching new products and services. Paid advertising is an investment, and it’s important to figure out which paid strategy will work best for you. When exploring paid advertising options,…

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Google AI: Should You Allow Google to Create Display Ads?

Google AI: Should You Allow Google to Create Display Ads?

AI is doing just about everything today. From controlling your smart thermostat to automatically generating screenplays, AI is being applied to many tasks. Earlier this year, JPMorgan Chase used an AI algorithm for creating headlines people wanted to click. So, why not use Google’s AI to create your display ads for you? Here’s what you…

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Ad Alignment: Should AdWords Ads Match Your Home Page?

Ad Alignment: Should AdWords Ads Match Your Home Page?

Your AdWords Ads bring people in. But it’s your home page makes people convert. How well-aligned do your AdWords Ads need to be with the content on your home page? Do you need to make sure your AdWords Ads match the content on your website? When you don’t have content that aligns, you experience reduced…

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Snapchat Lesson: How to Use Stories and Discover

How Brands Are Using Snapchat Stories and Discover

As of 2019, Snapchat has 190 million daily active users. Snapchat is an incredible platform for connecting with your friends, family members, and even strangers who have similar interests. But there’s a lot more to the Snapchat platform than you might think, such as Snapchat Stories and Snapchat Discover. Discover, in particular, provides valuable marketing…

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Top 7 Keyword Phrases You Should Never Use (Do's and Don'ts)

Top 7 Keyword Phrases You Should Never Use (Do’s and Don’ts)

Marketers know keyword phrases are how search engines understand about your website. And did you know there are specific keyword phrases, which could block your site from being shown? Major search engines essentially blacklist keyword phrases. Your site might show up somewhere, and it may not be in the first few pages of results. What…

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Streaming and Subscription Services Grab Majority of NFL Viewers

Streaming and Subscription Services Grab Majority of NFL Viewers

The Colling Media market research team has conducted a national Snapshot Study to understand and evaluate the evolving adoption of streaming video services. This month’s research focuses on how consumers consumed the National Football League (NFL) during the opening week of the 2019 season. Here are the key findings of the national survey of adults…

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Bing Traffic

Bing Traffic: What Do You Lose If You Ignore It?

Everyone knows Bing has essentially lost the war against Google. Google is leaps and bounds more popular but that doesn’t mean Bing traffic can just be ignored. Like any platform, Bing has its own customer demographics, and you may find Bing traffic has more in common with your products and services than Google does. Bing…

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How Branding Unlocks High-Quality Lead Generation | Colling Media

How Branding Unlocks High-Quality Lead Generation

Many businesses sacrifice branding efforts because quarterly revenue targets need more attention. Typically an ongoing battle between sales and marketing is the root cause and moves between the need for more leads or the demand for higher quality leads. Both teams usually point the finger at the other and neither is ever really satisfied with…

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National Survey Reveals Dramatic Shift from Cable to Streaming Services

– Brian Colling, CEO, and Fred Petrovsky, CMO In its ongoing effort to monitor changing consumer media consumption behavior, the Colling Media market research team has conducted a national Summer 2019 Snapshot Study. The study focuses on cable/satellite TV attrition, video adoption, attitudes toward advertising interruption, and Disney’s new video-on-demand offerings. Here are key findings…

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Facebook Ads | Colling Media

The 6 Dos and Don’ts for Facebook Ads

It has become easier than ever to use Facebook to promote your business, website content, or other services you offer. Facebook ads can reach thousands of people within just days, bringing more likes to your Facebook page or views to your website. But if you want to get your money’s worth paying for a Facebook…

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