Jan 04

Facebook’s 2019 Game Plan

By charles kirkland | FaceBook

I don’t need to tell you that Facebook took a public beating in 2018 and why that’s good for you.But here is the problem, the public can’t leave Facebook alone. Think about this:It provides instant on demand entertainment.It holds all your favorite pictures and memories.It gets rid of the boredom for a few minutes.Facebook was […]

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Nov 19

YouTube Video Ad Warning

By charles kirkland | Stream Ads

Technology is changing so fast that it’s a full time job keeping up with the changes.As we blend online and offline we are creating a seamless experience that will allow the average Joe to always be connected.Great?Maybe not. If you are running YouTube Ads, hold on to your seat.YouTube is now streaming movies for free […]

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Nov 12

Quick Question

By charles kirkland | Marketing

Did you meet your 2018 revenue goals?Was this another year where you worked non stop while producing very little results?Are you jumping on the latest marketing fad hoping it’s the silver bullet to move the needle in your business?Are you spending way too much precious time planning vs executing? And when you do get something […]

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Nov 12

Advanced Digital Marketing

By charles kirkland | Marketing

What I’m going to talk about today will not apply to 99% of my email list.For the 1% who are ready for market domination, this email will be a game changer. In fact, I would suggest printing this out and taping it to the wall or put it into Ever-note. Advanced digital marketing is about strategy, […]

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Oct 30

Epic Marketing Failure

By charles kirkland | Tracking

Billion dollar lessons learned the hard wayOver the years I’ve worked with Fortune 500 businesses, celebrities’ brands, startups, and businesses that are struggling to this day.I’ve noticed that success or failure never depends on just 1 thing. It’s a failure of multiple small things that tank a business.I want to share some lessons that I’ve […]

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Oct 29

Emails That Convert

By charles kirkland | Contextual Advertising

This week on a client call I was asked, “What kind of emails convert best?” The client noted that sometimes I send long emails that are designed to educate like my article on how to build a high converting landing page.https://mediabuyerassociation.com/build-high-converting-landing-page/Other times I send short, sweet emails just asking for a click.Other emails are 100% […]

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Oct 26

Breakfast out

By charles kirkland | Marketing

Ever wake up and decide that nothing in the house even remotely appeals to you for breakfast?Well, that was me today. For a few days I have been trying to cut carbs from my diet. By the way, I love bread.So today we headed to Summerville to this little place called Toast. I have been […]

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Oct 25

Agency Kickstart

By charles kirkland | free lessons

Last week it was in the upper 80’s here in South Carolina so I was enjoying some time on the deck petting my golden retriever.I looked down to see my phone lighting up. Most of the time it’s on silent so it can’t disturb me during work.Normally I would ignore a personal phone call during […]

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Oct 11

State of Traffic

By charles kirkland | Traffic

In the words of the famous rapper Eminem “We’re in a state of 911.”Facebook is about to release the next wave of slaps that will make the old Google slaps look like Pee Wee Herman taking on Hulk Hogan in a WWE smackdown. It’s just not going to be pretty.I’m looking forward to them cleaning […]

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