Did you know that WordPress comes with automatic updates enabled for minor releases? This means that the WordPress.org team can automatically install security updates without requiring user input. However, it does not automatically update your website when there is a new major release. Unless you are on a managed WordPress hosting service, you’ll have to… Read more
As part of its burgeoning eCommerce push, earlier this year, Facebook acquired video commerce startup Packagd, which, prior to the acquisition, had been focused on enabling users to make direct purchases of products via live-stream, unboxing-type videos. As reported by Bloomberg, Facebook quietly purchased Packagd to help build a new live shopping feature inside its Marketplace… Read more
Should you be running ads or publishing content over the holidays? The instinctive logic is probably that you shouldn’t – people are spending more time with family, sharing updates with friends. They likely want a break from work-related posts and material. But then again, people also have more free time. Maybe, in those gaps where… Read more
As we head into the holiday break, both Twitter and Facebook have announced a raft of new profile and Page removals as part of each platform’s ongoing investigations into co-ordinated manipulation of their networks for political influence campaigns. And the scope of these latest removals is significant – the largest action of its type yet… Read more
On this week’s episode of Marketing O’Clock, we’re talking about changes to Instagram’s branded content policy, celebrity cameos in the Google Knowledge Panel, and the expansion of speakable markup. Plus, Instagram needs 45 fact-checkers to tell them there’s no such thing as road sharks and we try to guess the punchline for a Pandora Ad… Read more
Earlier this year, Google Ads announced it is shifting customer support requests to an online form and will no longer supporting customer service through Facebook and Twitter. On Friday, Google said that, as of January 1, 2020, direct messaging on the Google Ads’ Facebook and Twitter accounts will be deactivated, and users will see a… Read more
This is the second installment of our series on in-house SEO in which we dig into the operational challenges and opportunities that managing search engine optimization in-house presents. As a consultant who specializes in in-house SEO, I’m often asked how large the SEO team should be. Most people think it has to do with revenue… Read more
France’s antitrust regulator imposed a 150 million euro fine ($166.2 million) for arbitrarily suspending ads, according to the Wall Street Journal. The ads in question were “deceptive,” according to Google. La vie et la mort. Claiming that Google exercises “the power of life or death” over companies, the French antitrust authority characterized the suspensions, according… Read more
Okay, you need three to five new ideas for articles, all on the same general topic. Go… Now here’s where we separate the people who have to come up with regular content all the time from the people who don’t. The people who have things they want to write about but can never get around… Read more
Howdy WordPress friends, we’re checking in with the last bit of WordPress news in 2019. We’ll be taking the next two weeks off for the holidays, so we’ll get back to you with more WordPress news next year. This week, we got another minor WordPress release – WordPress 5.3.2. There are also some tweaks to… Read more
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