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At esd, we write white papers on a broad variety of digital media topics, from lead nurturing and email marketing to search engine optimization and B2B buyer personas. Consult our media library for in-depth answers to all your digital media questions.

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Effective Holiday Marketing Campaigns

Amidst the hustle and bustle this holiday season, you might notice a creative marketing campaign capturing your attention. Sometimes it might feel as if brands are spamming you with holiday emails, social media posts and TV commercials. These marketing tactics

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Are the websites you visit secure?

HTTPS: It’s More Than Security. Chances are you have visited a secure website with a URL starting with “HTTPS” (Hypertext Transport Protocol Security). This is commonly used for shopping, banking or e-commerce websites, but this security is also important for

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The Importance Of Grammar

The Importance of Grammar  In today’s technological society, many first impressions are not made face-to-face. Instead, website copy, printed collateral, and emails often serve as the initial contact between companies and potential clients. It has become increasingly important to take

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Pinterest: The New Way to Shop

As the holiday season nears, a lot of people will be looking for inspiration on Pinterest for all their holiday parties and gifts. Thanks to Pinterest’s new “Buyable Pins” feature, you can now purchase select items, making your holiday shopping

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Instagram Makes Its Entrance Into the Social Advertising Realm

Instagram recently announced the opening of its Application Program Interface (API), allowing marketers to start purchasing and posting ads to help automate Instagram advertising campaigns and target their specific audiences.   This is big news for digital advertisers who recognize the

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Using Facebook Ads to Increase Your Audience

Do you find that your Facebook audience isn’t growing how it once was or has become stagnant? It might be a good time to look into Facebook ads to increase your reach and hopefully attract the right audience to your

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esd’s Shiner Beers jersey advances to national round of AAF Awards

San Antonio – Digital marketing firm esd & associates has twice struck gold – winning top awards in local and district levels of the 2014 American Advertising Awards – for the design of a Shiner Beers cycling jersey. The only

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esd gears up art bike #MovingToSouthtown campaign for Siclovia

San Antonio — Colorful bicycles are popping up all around town to help raise awareness of Síclovía’s exciting new location on the South Side. On March 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Síclovía will begin at the intersection of South

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Strategy Shift for CMOs: Marketing in the Digital Age

B2B marketing has changed, and customers are contacting brands far later in their buying cycle,thereby reducing the influence or corporate sales teams. This places pressure on the CMO to make every brand touch point matter. We offer a few tips for helping CMOs cope with this changing landscape as digital technology changes how brands engage with customers.

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esd & associates 07/09/19
Meet Our Intern Madison! "As an intern at esd I was welcomed with my first real office work environment. I was able to use what I have learned in my courses at school and put them into real world projects. Networking, filming and editing for our big name clients has really helped me fill out my film reel and resume. Using new equipment and software outside the classroom has been a real perk of this internship. I have been taken in by all parts of the esd team, helping across all departments for projects, and learning things from everyone and their jobs at esd. Gaining as much knowledge and more skills to make me more well versed in my field. After college, I am looking forward to working on more video productions for film in Austin and making a name for myself as a director."
esd & associates 06/25/19
A recent Harvard Business Review Analytic Services survey revealed that only 22% of companies have access to real-time metrics that impact customer experience. That means nearly 80% of companies are putting their customer loyalty at risk. Leader, Follower, Laggard: Which Are You?
esd & associates 06/14/19
Heat AI is a new practice created by the agency that uses artificial intelligence to find trends and conversations on social media that are predicted to spike in popularity 72 hours before they peak, with a self-reported 70 percent accuracy rate. What are your thoughts on AI and predicting viral content?
esd & associates 06/03/19
Thinking about a marketing strategy for your nonprofit can be overwhelming, but with a little planning and well-set goals, you can ensure your nonprofit organization does not get lost in the shuffle.
esd & associates 05/08/19
“I believe the future is private,” #Zuckerberg said. “This is the next chapter for our services.” What are your #thoughts on #Facebook's new redesign?