Margot Whitney

Biography

Margot is a content marketing specialist at WordStream and nutrition graduate student at Framingham State. She loves all things digital, learning about nutrition, running, traveling, and cooking.

Solarwinds landing page
August 23rd, 2019

Have you ever done a search online or clicked on a Facebook ad to land on something way cooler than you expected? Perhaps as the page is loading you are starting to regret your impulsive click because your oven just beeped and your pizza is ready! But then something magical happens … You land on a page that is so gosh darn cool that your pizza starts to burn. Okay, maybe this isn’t a good...

restaurant table with dishes
August 20th, 2019

Ah, one of my favorite industries to write about! I love food, and I love eating at restaurants. That’s why the restaurant industry is such a fun one to write about, because I get to think about two of my favorite subjects: food and marketing.

There are many pros and cons to being a marketer in a popular vertical like the restaurant industry. Yes, it is “easy” to market an industry...

Facebook ads for dentists
July 31st, 2019

Our teeth are such an essential part of our day-to-day lives. Not only are they front and center on our faces, but they help us survive by chewing our food! Dental marketing is not the sexiest thing around, but everyone needs to find a good dentist. (Anyone who has experienced true tooth pain knows exactly how important this is.)

But how do you market your dentist office to make sure...

fashion marketing tips
July 3rd, 2019

Unless you live in a temperature stable nudist colony, it is likely that clothing is a pretty critical component of your day-to-day. That makes fashion a part of your day-to-day.

This widespread need makes fashion a great industry to be in—which presents a challenge for fashion marketers. Like the food and beverage industry, the fashion industry is a highly crowded and competitive space...

couple with keys
June 5th, 2019

Sometimes I think I should quit Instagram because I spend so much time on the platform each week, but then I realize that I’d depriving myself of a true guilty pleasure that carries me through each day. Why? Because who doesn’t love scrolling through pictures and videos posted by friends, family, and business you love? And I’m not the only who feels this way. According to...

Instagram post of a picnic with wine
May 29th, 2019

If you told me ten years ago that I would be writing a guide on hashtagging, I would most likely have laughed in your face. (Sorry!). To think of how far the hashtagging world has come in the last few years is mesmerizing… I can still remember when I first came across the foreign concept of “hashtags.” It must have been around 2010, and back then I thought hashtags were just a cheeky little...

personalized video in email
April 30th, 2019

Video and email go together like ketchup and eggs. Some people love it, while others are a bit confused by the concept. Personally, I’m a fan—of both! Adding a little acidity from the tomato-based ketchup to a nice scramble hits the spot every time, but I can understand the controversy. Ketchup is traditionally paired with burgers and fries, so grabbing that squeeze bottle for breakfast breaks...