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What is Google Mobile First

The Google Mobile First Index – What You Need To Know

Back in November Google announced it was going to roll out a new index and a new “way of working”. It’s now live across the entire Google Network and it’s called the Google “Mobile First Index”. One common question or comment I’ve heard is: Why? Why Google WHYYYYYYY? Businesses & Marketers often get frantic and panic when […]

Adwords scripts for free

AdWords Scripts We All Need – Right Now

It’s true, we ❤️  AdWords Scripts. We’ve compiled a collection of some of our favourite scripts that we use (and extend) every day for our AdWords campaigns. Didn’t get the memo? What Are AdWords Scripts? AdWords scripts provide a way to programmatically control AdWords data using JavaScript. We use scripts to automate common procedures or […]

Thanks Tips! Upload Your Video To YouTube without Processing

So you’ve shot the perfect video and you’re ready to upload your masterpiece to YouTube. You get your video file uploaded and once it’s done, you see the dreaded “Processing” progress bar. Gah! That’s more time, admittedly not the end of the world but every minute counts in the world of Digital Marketing. Plus, we […]

Hootsuite Instagram Integration Tips

Thanks Tips! Hootsuite + Instagram Integration

Last week couldn’t have brought better news for community managers everywhere. In case you haven’t heard, Hootsuite has introduced their new integration with Instagram! (Pause for applause.) As a community manager in the ever-changing social scene, there was always one thing I hoped for as I sat with phone in hand, waiting for the optimum […]

Essential Skills Every Marketer Needs in 2015 (with Resources)

Before we dig into the article, I’m throwing up a blogging challenge and I’d invite you to do the same! Here it is: A brand new year is upon us. Before diving into 2015 and all of the promise it holds, it’s an ideal time to reflect on our experiences over the past year and what […]

Google Analytics: are your 30 day comparisons wrong? Thanks Tips!

It’s common for any one of us marketers and business people to want to view our current 30 day performance versus previous 30 day performance when using Google Analytics. When used in conjunction with some fore thought, analysis, funnels and segmentation you can gain significant insights into your most recent activity and how it has […]

What is CASL? The Basics of Bill C-28

Looking for more CASL? Q&A + Resources: The Honeypot CASL Resource Centre Deep Dive: 4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About CASL Welcome to the beginning of a month long CASL-a-palooza here at the Hive. We’re going to be publishing a constant stream of practical and actionable CASL information so you’ll be prepared for the coming […]

CASL – 4 things you probably didn’t know about the new law

Looking for more CASL? Q&A + Resources: The Honeypot CASL Resource Centre Start Here: What is CASL? The Basics of Bill C-28 You are Here: 4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About CASL July 1, 2014 is going to be a big day here in Canada. It marks the introduction and enforcement of the Canadian […]

Modern marketing new from your pals at Honeypot Marketing

Email Deliverability, CASL and Content Marketing : The Honeypot Buzz

As we’re speeding towards Christmas and everyone is trying to meet the before taking some time off with family and friends we’re excited to introduce our weekly marketing digest : The Honeypot Buzz. Our goal: more signal, less noise and giving you the distilled news that will have a positive impact on your marketing efforts. […]

Facebook contest rules for Marketers

The “gotcha” behind Facebooks loosened contest rules.

Social marketers rejoice! And um, Social marketers increase your budgets! I’ll get to the “why” of that statement shortly, for now let’s discuss what’s happening here. There was a time when Facebook contesting applications were required in order to promote on Facebook. Specifically you could not use the News Feed, Likes or Comments as the tool […]

Mrketing with user generated content

Thanks Tips! How to Save a Photo from Instagram

One of the most effective types of content that will spur fan and consumer engagement is user-generated content. When our fans create content and we re-post, feature and generally magnify their content we have a fantastic opportunity to create brand advocates and excitement. In the world of photo sharing and social, there’s no better source […]

Instagram statistics and business marketing

Instagram for Business

While Instagram has captured the social hearts of millions of mobile users around the world, many are quickly realizing that this application holds a great amount of opportunity for brands. It’s due to this potential that companies have begun using Instagram for promotional purposes, allowing them to gauge the success or failure of their Insta-content. Integrating Instagram […]

5 common landing page myths

5 Landing Page Myths Debunked

Developing landing pages that convert for sales can be a tricky, frustrating and time consuming task. Although many individuals in your organization will look upon it as a trivial process, rest assured it isn’t! We spend many hours writing, creating wire frames, designing, testing and optimizing landing pages that convert. We’ve put together some handy […]