6 Free Resources for Industry-Specific Marketing Benchmarks

On July 12, 2017
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Being a marketer has many challenges, but one of the hardest is reporting and proving your success to higher-ups. You’re often met with questions like, “Well, how is Competitor X doing?” or “How do these numbers compare with industry standards?”

While it’s sadly illegal to hack into your competitors’ marketing reports, there are several tools and resources available that provide data for your specific vertical.

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The Top 25 Costliest Keywords in South Africa

On July 7, 2017
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As WordStream’s website manager, I occasionally stumble upon forgotten web pages crafted in the days of yore. For example: I recently read this one from 2009, where Elisa told us Google Wave might just be the next big thing. Our readers probably have a similar feeling of nostalgia when they find our original Most Expensive Keywords post from 2011 (“Insurance keywords at only $25 per click? Those were the days!”)

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7 Proven Hacks to Turn Any Restaurant into an Instagram Powerhouse

On July 6, 2017
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There’s perhaps no industry for which Instagram is better geared than the restaurant industry. Research has shown that people 18-35 spend five whole days a year browsing food images on Instagram, and 30% would avoid a restaurant if their Instagram presence was weak.

Much of the below content is derived from a new social project I’ve taken on at Tapestry Restaurant in Boston. I’ll show you some of the strategies we use, and some of the results we’ve achieved thus far.

Restaurant owners: here’s how to get more followers and drive hungry people through the door.

Restaurant Instagram Hacks

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The 25 Most Expensive Keywords in Australia

On July 3, 2017
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australia's most expensive adwords keywords

Despite being published in 2011, our “Most Expensive Keywords in Google AdWords” infographic has remained one of the website’s most linked to pages. Who knew Average CPC data have a longer shelf life than Vegemite?

(I had to get that out of the way. I’m sorry. Please don’t leave.)

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Most Expensive Keywords, Ad Hacks & More Top Posts from June

On June 30, 2017
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Summer is finally here! June was sunny and warm for those of us in the northeast, and we finally got our fill of vitamin D. Though the month flew by, it was an exciting couple of weeks for us at WordStream! We completed a lot of cool projects that we shared with you. In case you missed it, here are our top ten posts from the month of June.

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