About Douglas Karr

Douglas Karr is the founder of The Marketing Technology Blog. Doug is President and CEO of DK New Media, an online marketing company specializing in inbound marketing leveraging social media, blogging, search engine optimization, pay per click and public relations. Their clients include Angie's List, Mindjet, Webtrends, ChaCha 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!

Optimizing Your Email Images for Retina Displays

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As high-resolution displays become common-place on virtually every device, it’s important that marketers take advantage of the impact that a higher resolution has to offer. The clarity of images used in emails, for examples, can have a dramatic impact with the email reader. Creating your graphics properly and then sizing/scaling them – all while optimizing the file size of the images – is a delicate … Continue reading

Liberio: Create Your Ebook directly from Google Drive

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If you’ve gone down the road of writing and publishing an ebook, you know messing with ePub file types, conversions, design and distribution is not for the faint of heart. There’s quite a number of ebook solutions out there that will help you through the process and get your ebook onto Google Play Books, the Kindle and other devices. Ebooks are a fantastic way for … Continue reading

Recruit’em: Find Business Connections on Google

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If you’re looking for a business connection across social networks, Google is a great tool. I often do a search of Twitter + name, or LinkedIn + name to find a profile. LinkedIn, of course, has a great internal search engine (especially the paid version) and there are also sites like Data.com to find connections. More often than not, I utilize Google though. It’s free … Continue reading

Should You Brand Your Shared Media?

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We work with a lot of marketing technology companies to develop in-depth content and research for infographics, whitepapers, videos and their content marketing strategies as a whole. For the most part, we always try to utilize the strength of their brand. It’s important to have the voice and visuals associated with a company or its products or services in the material they distribute. Put simply, … Continue reading

What is the Net Promoter Score (NPS) System?

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Last week, I traveled to Florida (I do this every quarter or so) and for the first time I listened to a book on Audible on the way down. I selected The Ultimate Question 2.0: How Net Promoter Companies Thrive in a Customer-Driven World after a dialogue with some marketing professionals online. The Net Promoter Score system is based off of a simple question… the … Continue reading

Impact Radius: Partner, Affiliate, Media and Tag Management

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Impact Radius enables digital brands and agencies to maximize the return of ad spend across digital, mobile and offline channels. Their SaaS marketing technology enables marketers to have a singular analytics view into all marketing efforts by collecting granular consumer journey data and marketing costs. The Impact Radius Suite of Products includes Partner Manager – automate your affiliate and strategic partner programs. Reduce your transaction … Continue reading

Postano 2.5: Adding Creativity and Customization To Social Display Visualizations

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We’ve written about the amazing social media command centers and arena displays powered by Postano, a sponsor of this site. Postano is the platform we utilize to curate our footer bar that displays posts of mentions of our sponsors in social media. Postano has continued to develop its visual marketing offerings in their newest release, quickly becoming a leading platform for displaying user generated content … Continue reading

Everything Retailers Need to Know about Discount and Coupon Strategies

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Wow – as soon as I saw this infographic from VoucherCloud, a leading UK voucher and discount site, I knew I had to share it! The infographic is a comprehensive look at retail discounts, voucher strategies, loyalty cards and coupon marketing best practices for retailers. It provides the profile of a coupon user, tips and tricks for optimizing your campaigns, and a ton of examples … Continue reading