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Conduct and Publish In-House Research to Give Your Brand a Boost

Conducting in-house studies and tests can be a powerful way to learn about the state of your industry, enhance your brand reputation and visibility, build relationships within the media, improve your SEO rankings, and ultimately win new business. Watch our recent video to learn about not only the benefits of conducting your own research, but […]

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Holiday Prep for Your Google Shopping Ads #4: Campaign Priorities

The same product can display in different campaigns and categories. You need to control which products show under which campaign and when. By utilizing the three campaign priority settings (high, medium, low), you can stack the bid to help prioritized products win more auctions. Here’s what to know about priorities: Google Favors When multiple products […]

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Sitecore 9 Solr Setup – Install the Right Version of Java

If you are like me and followed the Sitecore 9 instructions for installing Solr (not “SOLR”), you may have noticed that “Java” is a prerequisite. If you are also like me and haven’t needed Java for anything in the last 5 years, you will need to install Java. The Sitecore installation guide simply sends you […]

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Holiday Prep for Your Google Shopping Ads, #3: Titles and Labels

Product titles and descriptions are crucial for long-term success. When people search, they scan and look for whatever matches the text they typed in, often ignoring the rest. Since Google Shopping campaigns aren’t keyword-targeted, making that connection for the shopper requires analysis, optimization, and tweaking of titles and descriptions to include the most common variations of […]

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Holiday Prep for Your Google Shopping Ads, Step #2: Promotions

Shopping results are always competitive, but especially during the peak of the holiday shopping rush. Retailers that correctly set their promotional features within Google Shopping have a big advantage during this season, when those with long shopping lists are trying to get the most value for their money. Promoting a sale on your website but not […]

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Would a Podcast Be Good for Your Brand? It’s Highly Likely

If you’re looking to explore new avenues to expand your reach—and the depth of affinity—podcasting may be the perfect channel for you. Did you know: 48 million people listen to podcasts weekly and 16 million are “avid podcast fans” They’re more likely to follow companies and brands They are more likely to subscribe to Netflix […]

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Holiday Prep for Your Google Shopping Ads, #1: Feed Optimization

Companies that excel in Google Shopping all share one thing in common: they have highly detailed, thorough, and timely feeds. According to Google, “…it is essential to provide high-quality data – product data that is fresh, accurate, and comprehensive.” Shopping campaigns don’t target keywords directly, so good feed data is critical and the leading factor […]

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Using Sling Models With Nested Composite Mulitifields in AEM 6.3+

You probably already know that Adobe added support for composite multifield in 6.3. Adobe also added support for nested multifield and nested composite multifield in AEM 6.4.   Nested? Composite? Huh? Take a look at the AEM 6.4 docs for multifield Let’s define them   Multifiled: Allows authors the ability to add a list of items, each […]

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Avoid These “Gotchas” During Your Website Redesign

We’ve all been there. Someone at your company takes off for a three-day design conference and returns with a travel mug and tote bag full of design ideas to freshen up your web presence. They get signoff and engage with an agency that incorporates all the “latest and greatest” that looks stunning as comps, but […]

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eMarketer Taps Perficient Digital for Marketing Data Report

You may have noticed a familiar face in eMarketer’s recent report, “Using Marketing Data for Merchandising: Optimizing Inventory Levels and Launching New Products.” Jim Hertzfeld, one of our chief strategists here at Perficient Digital, weighed in on the benefits of applying marketing data to influence not only marketing and sales efforts, but also strategies and […]

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