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A few words from the apes, monkeys, and various primates that make up the Cheeky Monkey Super Squad.


  • 1 month ago


    You’ve heard of SEO right? It’s also called search engine optimization.

    It’s that weird thing marketers and techies talk about, and then they wave their magic wands and you’re suddenly ranking at the top or near the top of the Googles. A lot of people also associate SEO with keywords.

    Here’s the thing: Although SEO may seem like a whole bunch of technical, wand waving, mumbo jumbo that involves this strange ingredient called keywords, it’s actually a lot more than that.

  • 2 months 2 weeks ago

    Email marketing has the potential to have the highest return on investment (ROI) of all your marketing efforts.

    According to the 2016 State of Email Report published by Litmus, email has an ROI “of 38-to-1 on every dollar invested.”

    That’s pretty significant. Think about it…

  • 5 months 2 weeks ago

    Finding the best digital marketing agency with a plethora of options can be mind-boggling, headache inducing, and just plain overwhelming. After hours and hours of searching, the small shred of sanity that you have left will scream at you to JUST PICK ONE ALREADY!!

    But, how?

    There will be half a dozen agencies (if not more) that look like “the right one”, but how do you figure out which is the best one? The distinction between the two is small, yet significant.

    So, where to start?

  • 5 months 2 weeks ago

    Last September, the Cheeky Monkey Media team headed to MozCon in Seattle, Washington. If you've never been to this conference, add it to your must-attend list. We met some super cool people, and we had a chance to talk shop with others in our field. One of these cool people is Tracy McDonald an expert Digital Strategist located in San Diego, CA. This is what Tracy has to say about Google Adwords:

  • 6 months 2 weeks ago

    The Branding Exercise

  • 6 months 3 weeks ago

    My Story: The Plan that Wasn’t

    I’m sitting in my sweatpants, my hair's a mess, and I’m staring at the computer screen. My dog Caesar lays at my feet, as done with the day as I am. It’s 11:00pm, and I’m putting the finishing touches on the marketing strategy I’m presenting tomorrow morning.

  • 6 months 3 weeks ago

    If you’re a content marketer in today’s day and age, you’re probably wondering what you should be doing to achieve greater success with your content marketing strategy. It comes down to content marketing success metrics, because as one unknown, but clearly very smart person once said:

    “If you aren’t tracking, you aren’t improving.”  - unknown, no seriously, we don’t know who said that.

  • 7 months 1 week ago

    1. Develop Personas

  • 7 months 3 weeks ago

    Hello again, friends :).

    This list is an extension to my last - 5 more amazing pieces of content written by MozCon Keynotes, analyzed by yours truly. I hope you find it amusing!

    1. An Open Letter To Up-And-Coming Women In Digital Design

    My next tattoo will say Girl Power.

  • 7 months 3 weeks ago

    When you start a project, it helps to know why you are doing it and what you want to achieve with it.

    Do you ever struggle with this clarifying process?

    I know I do. It's just so easy to get caught up in the details and lose sight of the big picture. So, it helps me to think about what I want to achieve with the project.

    In his book, Getting Things Done: the art of stress-free productivity, David Allen calls this the clarifying process and outlines it with two questions:

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