Blog Archives - SellSide Media


5 Lessons Learned from 5 Years in Business

By |2018-10-14T08:17:36+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

This week as the team at SellSide Media is celebrating its 5th Birthday, I took a few moments to reflect on the what we’ve accomplished, and more importantly what I have learned since we opened shop in a small storage room 5 years ago. As someone who reads a lot of online business publications, I often [...]

Does Your Site Need a Redesign or a Rebuild?

By |2018-09-16T17:20:49+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Website Design|

I often get approached by people who are looking to update the look of their website and they ask me if I think they can just redesign their site or if they need to rebuild it from scratch. While many people are looking to save money by just making some cosmetic tweaks, sometimes it’s a short-term [...]

Referral Spam: Why Your New Website is Less Successful Thank You Think

By |2018-09-26T17:00:21+00:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Congratulations! You've launched your new website, store or blog and within a couple of weeks, you start seeing your traffic really climb. Instinctively, you reflect on your genius (“mom was right all along”) and start fantasizing about how big this website can get and what you will do with all the money you'll be making from [...]

3 Fundamental Tips All Marketers Should Remember

By |2018-09-26T17:14:30+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Sometimes we can learn valuable marketing lessons when we least expect it. One such example was at an event I recently attended that was hosted by a non-profit youth organization based in the US. It was attended by all the participates of their summer programs in Israel, including staff, campers, donors, associates and family members. [...]

Why SEO Spam is About to Explode

By |2018-08-13T15:41:12+00:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

As you may have heard, Google has announced new restrictions which they will be rolling out this June to advertisers of financial services products. In short, companies running Google ads for binary options, cryptocurrencies and other dubious financial instruments will have their campaigns shut down. While I won’t give my $0.02 on whether this was a purely [...]

What Businesses can Learn from Monica Lewinsky

By |2018-09-26T17:20:32+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

I recently watched a Ted talk on YouTube given by Monica Lewinsky. It's a name I haven't heard in years, so when the speech came up as a suggested video, I was intrigued. The talk was smart and insightful, and covered a lot of important topics such a cyber bullying, giving people second chances and overcoming [...]

3 Reasons I Don’t Automate Campaign Management

By |2018-08-13T15:42:44+00:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Every few weeks or so, when speaking to someone that works in search engine marketing, the topic of campaign automation comes up. There are a ton of tools out there for automating a lot of the manual tasks we do in campaign management which can save PPC analytics lots of time. On top of just saving [...]

Is There a Hidden Lesson Behind Facebook’s Controversial News Feed Change?

By |2018-09-26T17:26:41+00:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

It’s been a couple of weeks since Facebook announced a major change to their news feed. In case you missed it, Mark Zuckerberg posted that their algorithm will prioritize posts within the news feed that promote social engagement, such as those from friends or those that spark comments, over content posts like those by publishers and [...]

How Nonprofits Should Adjust to the Latest Changes to the Google Grants Program

By |2018-09-26T17:00:58+00:00January 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

In case you missed it, Google AdWords has recently updated some of the guidelines for participants in their Google Grants program. For those not familiar with Google Ad Grants, it’s a program offered by Google that provides a monthly grant of $10,000 to eligible non-profit organizations which may be used towards advertising on their AdWords platform. [...]

Is Your Small Business Website Ready for PPC Ads?

By |2018-08-13T15:46:16+00:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

When most SMB owners or marketing managers I've met with decide to take the plunge and get started with PPC ads, they're typically under some sort of deadline and want us to run campaigns as soon as possible. As much as we try to accommodate our clients, there's often one factor that can get in the [...]

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