About Douglas Karr

Douglas Karr is the founder of The Marketing Technology Blog. Doug is the CMO of CircuPress and CEO of DK New Media, an agency specializing in assisting marketing technology companies with their inbound marketing - leveraging social media, blogging, search engine optimization, pay per click and public relations. Their clients include Angie's List, Mindjet, Webtrends and many more. Douglas is also the author of Corporate Blogging for Dummies. If you're interested in having Douglas speak, please propose an event!

PollSnack: Create Simple, Customized Polls on Facebook

PollSnack

PollSnack is an easy online tool for polls and surveys, allowing you to create and conduct market questionnaires without having to learn complicated software. The resulting survey reporting is very simple and straightforward, with results being displayed in real-time. How to Embed a Simple Poll in Facebook Here’s a short video on how you can utilize PollSnack to embed a poll or survey easily within …

Understanding How Pay Per Click Assists Your Organic Search

How Pay Per Click Impacts Organic

It’s drilled into you every day by marketing gurus… you don’t need to pay for clicks. Be original, write great content, share on social media – and magically the sales will come banging down your door. Or will they? I continue to preach to our audience that it’s never one medium over another, it’s how they can feed or follow one another. In the case …

The History of Email

The History of Email

44 years ago, Raymond Tomlinson was working on ARPANET (the U.S. Government’s precursor to the publicly available Internet), and invented email. It was a pretty big deal because up until that point, messages could only be sent and read on the same computer. This allowed a user and a destination separated by the & symbol. When he showed colleague Jerry Burchfiel, the response was: Don’t …