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  • Marketing
  • Google Insights
11/12/2021

Google’s Expanded Text Ads Are on Their Way Out

Over the past few years, many advertisers have experimented with Google’s expanded text ads, or ETAs. If you are not familiar with these ads, they are exactly what the name suggests: Ads that appear in Google search results but provide advertisers with more expansive options for including text. Specifically, ETAs allow advertisers to create up to three headlines (with up to 30 characters each) and two descriptions (up to 90 characters each). Additionally, these ads can include a display URL.

  • Websites
  • Marketing
11/08/2021

enCOMPASS Agency Wins Six 2021 Davey Awards

At enCOMPASS, we’re certainly believers in the power of ideas… and as such, we’re always proud when our work is acknowledged by the Davey judges. On the heels of our big wins at the W3 Awards, we’re proud to announce that we took home a number of trophies at the 2021 Daveys.

  • Marketing
  • Mobile Advertising
11/01/2021

How to Create Mobile-Friendly Content

For years, digital marketing professionals have been beating the drum for mobile-friendly content. You’re probably familiar with the basic argument: These days, a majority of us access the Internet not through desktop or laptop computers, but rather via our phones and our tablets. There is ample data to support this argument, and thus it has become conventional wisdom that website content needs to be easily accessible from any kind of screen or device.

  • Marketing
  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
10/27/2021

Getting Started with SEM

In recent years, Search Engine Marketing (a.k.a. “SEM”, “pay-per-click advertising”, “PPC”) has risen to become one of the most popular channels for digital marketing. It’s not difficult to understand why: With a properly strategized SEM campaign, advertisers can both increase their visibility on the Google search engine results page (SERP) while also precision-targeting their messaging to reach a desired audience.

  • Websites
  • Marketing
10/19/2021

enCOMPASS Agency Wins Eight W3 Awards

No matter what line of work you’re in, there’s always something gratifying about receiving recognition from your peers. Here at enCOMPASS, we are concerned first and foremost with doing great work that makes a difference on behalf of our clients. With that said, it’s always exciting when the movers and shakers in the advertising and design industries take notice of our hard work. And that’s exactly what’s happened again this year, with the enCOMPASS team winning eight W3 Awards.

  • Marketing
  • Google Insights
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
10/13/2021

Does Bounce Rate Impact SEO Rankings?

One of the big challenges in search engine optimization is reckoning with Google’s complicated, multi-faceted, and ever-changing algorithms. Simply put, there are a number of different factors that can impact your website’s performance on the search results page, and though these factors are weighted differently, they all deserve some level of consideration.

  • Marketing
  • Google Insights
10/11/2021

Google Advertiser Pages Coming Soon

Over the last few years, transparency has become a paramount concern within the digital advertising industry. Simply put, the lines separating advertisement, journalism, and entertainment have become blurry, prompting an initiative to better clarify the intentions behind different forms of online content.

  • Marketing
  • Digital Media Consulting
10/07/2021

How a Digital Marketing Consultant Can Help You Prepare for the Holidays

By now it’s something of a cliché, yet it’s still worth emphasizing that the 2020 holiday shopping season was truly like no other. With a number of public health guidelines still in place, and many consumers reluctant to do much in-person shopping, we saw a big shift toward e-commerce. This year, the landscape appears significantly different, and it’s hard to predict just what the year’s seasonal trends will look like.

  • Marketing
  • Digital Media Consulting
  • Video Advertising
10/01/2021

Do You Have the Right Media Mix in Place as the World Changes, Again?

Over the past 18 months, most advertisers have changed their strategies considerably. Of course, there’s been good reason for this: Our world has gone through a season of unprecedented change and disruption, and advertisers have been wise in adapting their strategies accordingly.

  • Marketing
  • Email Marketing
09/27/2021

Adapting Your Email Marketing Strategy

Over the past 18 months, email marketing has once again been in the spotlight. This can largely be attributed to the different ways in which the pandemic has impacted consumer behavior: As organizations have now more fully embraced remote work, and as more and more people shift their purchases online, email is simply a convenient way to communicate. Unsurprisingly, marketers have caught on to the surge in email use, and begun championing email as a true pillar of their digital strategy.