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Author Marty Weintraub

Marty Weintraub

Marty is Founder & Evangelist of aimClear® an integrated social, search, display and PR online marketing agency. After piloting aimClear to INC. 500/5000 status in 2012 and again in 2013, he is focused on guiding aimClear’s extensive training programs, defining agency vision, writing, speaking, networking, and leading industry studies. Marty was named Search Personality Of The Year at the 2013 US Search Awards.

Client credits include Intel, Firestone, Siemens, Tektronix, United Health Group, MarthaStewart.com, Washington Post & other iconic brands. aimClear was named a top workplace place in Minnesota by Minnesota Business Magazine .

Marty is a fixture on the international conference circuit. His recent and upcoming speaking keynotes & panels include SES London, MediaPost Search Insider Summit, OMS, Search Exchange and many others. Marty has appeared in front of audiences since 2007 at SEMpdx, mozCon, PubCon, eMetrics, and numerous other global search and social marketing conferences.

His Wiley/Sybex book, “Killer Facebook Ads,” was critically acclaimed. His second Wiley book, “The Complete Social Media Community Manager’s Guide: Essential Tools and Tactics for Business Success,” was released in 2013. Marty has written extensively for respected marketing publications including SearchEngineWatch, SearchEngineLand, and been quoted in others, from AdAge to MediaPost. aimClear Blog was cited as a Technorati Top 10 Small Business Blogs, Cison Top Ten Social Media Blogs and PRWeb’s 25 Essential Public Relations Blogs You Should Be Reading. Marty was named the #3 most influential PPC professional.

He has been described as “not your typical agency type,” A “social media maverick” and “more innovator than follower.” aimClear has become internationally recognized for psychographic targeting. Marty enjoys camping, canoeing, fishing, patronizing James-Beard-award-winning restaurants, & fine wine.

 

Hey #SMX NYC! aimClear® To Preview Highly Disruptive Facebook Amplification Tool

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Strap in! Next week, aimClear will announce and preview a disruptive social media amplification tool that drives extremely focused social audience traffic to your website. Push a single button to generate sales and leads with highly targeted psychographic audiences. Build buzz, links, citations, shares and community.  We’ll be offering a limited allotment of licenses to… Read More

Facebook Advertising  /  PPC  /  SMX

Facebook Quietly Pulls Personal Promoted Posts From Profiles

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Facebook silently pulled a controversial feature, which allowed users to pay to get their posts more visibility in the news feed.  When Facebook first announced the feature back in October 2012, the social media community was abuzz.  Some went so far as to call Facebook “rigged,” and took the position that Facebook paid personal posts… Read More

Facebook Advertising

Hey Google, Is That Uber Organic Maps App Thingy A Native Ad? Need #Disclosure?

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Google mobile Maps application seems to be blurring lines between giving directions and possibly native ads, in support of upstart on-demand car service Uber. Keep in mind, Google Ventures invested $258 million in Uber last year, which was one of Google Venture’s largest deals ever. This post includes screen captures showing “Get an Uber” suggestions inserted… Read More

Google  /  Mobile Search  /  Native ads

Top 25 Most Influential PPC Experts: Hanapin’s Yearly Love Fest Grows Up

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Ah, summer is in full force here in Duluth and THAT means just one thing: The annual PPC Hero Top 25 Most Influential PPC Experts has been released.  Administered each year by Hanapin Marketing (PPC Hero’s parent company), this fourth installation is pleasing even in how winners were chosen. The Hero Awards have matured nicely.… Read More

PPC

Amanda Johnson Discovered: Duluth Artist Shines In Gorgeous aimClear Gallery Debut

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aimClear has opened an ambitious new Duluth art gallery, focused on highlighting talented Minnesota artists. Hosted on the recently completed third floor of aimClear’s legendary Superior St. office, viewing is by appointment. So, please reach out to us if you would like to visit. This quarter, in aimClear’s gallery debut, we’re thrilled to exhibit artist… Read More

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