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September 10, 2020

Morning Dough

Good morning.

We’re Speechless! We appreciate the countless replies we got from you, both congratulating the Morning Dough for crossing the 10,000 subscribers and wanting to help our amazing community by contributing your knowledge and sharing it with others. Thank you all guys!

A few things happening:

  1. Twitter begins adding headlines and descriptions to some of its ‘trends’.
  2. Google and Facebook realizing the market change and started to bargain with Aussie news outlets for ‘fair’ payment terms (soon maybe the rest of the world?!).
  3. Apple Announces ‘Time Flies’ Event For September 15th.

Have a great Thursday!
— Itay Paz

NATIVE ADVERTISING

Source: Outbrain

Nearly a year after announcing a deal to unite, merger talks between digital advertising platforms Taboola and Outbrain have ended.

The companies announced the merger in October 2019, saying that together they would reach 2 billion people a month and give advertisers more “meaningful choice” outside of the “walled gardens” of Facebook and Google, which dominate the digital advertising ecosystem.

The talks ended after the companies failed to agree on revised deal terms.

According to Yaron Galai, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Outbrain, this isn’t the outcome any of the companies anticipated for this process and now Outbrain Sails Ahead: Stronger, Faster, Focused.

Read more here.

WORDPRESS

When it comes to WordPress security, there are a lot of things you can do to lock down your site to prevent hackers and vulnerabilities from affecting your ecommerce site or blog. The last thing you want to happen is to wake up one morning to discover your site in shambles.

As over 100K WordPress sites get hacked every day, you need to make sure your website is secured.

Follow these 19 steps to lock down your website including a lot of tips, strategies, and techniques you can use to better your WordPress security and stay protected.

Read more here.

Additional Link:

25 Simple WordPress Security Tricks to Keep Your Website Safe in 2020 (codeinwp)

ECOMMERCE

Source: Shopify

Whether you’re an affiliate, marketer, artist, writer, designer, or entrepreneur, physical products can be the perfect canvas for monetizing your creativity.

From t-shirts to posters, backpacks to books, you can put your own original spin on everyday products and sell them online. However, if you go the traditional route of buying and holding your own inventory, you may be left with a pile of products that aren’t selling.

Print-on-demand services offer an alternative way to bypass the time, investment, and risk associated with managing inventory, letting you go from creating to selling custom products at a fraction of the cost.

What is “print on demand”? how does it work? And what are the pros and cons for going the POD route?

Read more here. (Shopify)

Additional Links:

Print On Demand Vs. AliExpress Dropshipping: Which is More Profitable? (Oberlo)

7 Print-On-Demand Design Mistakes Beginners Make (PRINTFUL)

WHAT ELSE IN THE OVEN

Tiktok Competitors Are Eating Into Its Share Of Downloads (Business of Apps)

4 Scenarios For The Future of Facebook (Mashable)

59% Of Google Users Only Visit A Single Page And Other Surprising Search Insights For Publishers (WNIP)

Official: Bing Launches New Robots.txt Tester Tool (SEO Roundtable)

64 Easy Ways To Write A Headline That Will Reach Your Readers (CoSchedule)

Are The Benefits Of Apple’s App Store Worth 30% Of Your Revenue? (TNW)

10+ Pinterest Tips and Tricks for Business Users (Kim Garst)

CONTENT MARKETING

Did you know that 87% of marketers create content for different customer journey stages? Understanding which format works best at each stage is a great asset in terms of delivering value to your audience and building a stronger content marketing strategy for your business.

Learn how to successfully map content to the funnel stages with a study with 350 marketers across the globe who shared their expertise in a study done & published by SEMRush.

Read more here.

Additional Links:

Content Marketing Statistics You Need to Know in 2020

Anatomy of Top Performing Articles

The State of Content Marketing Report

EMAIL MARKETING

With everything happening with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a great reminder that Halloween is just around the corner.

Are you ready for sweet success that won’t give you headache this Halloween season? GetResponse has gathered you a bag full of tips and tricks that will help you connect with your audience to get more customers and sales all before it’s even time to start carving those pumpkins.

Read more here.

Additional Links:

13 Halloween Marketing Ideas for Your Business (Mind)

6 Spookily Effective Halloween Social Media Campaign Tricks (sendible)

Case Study: Cheetos + Genies Media Network Celebrity Avatar Marketing Campaign For Halloween (ClickZ)

Itay Paz

Itay Paz
Founder & CEO
Morning Dough
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