Ben Plomion

Ben Plomion

Vice President of Marketing

Chango

Ben is Vice President of Marketing at Chango, where he heads up all marketing and communications initiatives. Prior to joining Chango, Ben worked with GE Capital for four years to establish and lead the digital media practice. This led to the development of GE Capital's digital value proposition and its execution worldwide.

Ben graduated from GE's Experienced Commercial Leadership program after completing his MBA at McGill University. Before GE, Ben held a variety of marketing and business development roles in the e-payments industry, while working at Gemalto in London.

RECENT ARTICLES BY BEN PLOMION

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The Importance of Where: Geo-Targeting Is a Marketer’s Best Friend

Apr 1, 2015 - Geo-targeting allows marketers to target consumers where they are, but it should be used as part of a larger, omnichannel strategy in order to create... Comments

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7 Ways to Make Video Ads Work Better for Your Brand

Mar 12, 2015 - Video spend continues to rise in the digital industry, so how can you make programmatic video work best for your brand? Comments

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How Social Media Can Jumpstart Your Customer Base (and Brand)

Mar 4, 2015 - Companies without massive budgets should be taking advantage of the benefits of social media to boost their brand's marketing efforts. Comments

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Demystifying Causality for Marketers

Feb 4, 2015 - What does causality mean for digital marketers and how should we be using it to gain more accurate measurements? Comments

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What the Rise of Dark Social Programmatic Means for Facebook

Jan 15, 2015 - Facebook seems to be ahead of the curve when it comes to dark social. How are they leveraging the growth of the new programmatic targeting capabilities... Comments

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Why Dark Social Could Be the Next Big Thing in Digital Marketing

Jan 7, 2015 - Why are marketers so excited about the possibility of tracking dark social traffic? Not only is it the quantity of traffic found on dark social channels... Comments

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Online Retailers: Paid Search Is Great, But Buttress It With Programmatic Tactics

Dec 10, 2014 - Programmatic techniques can help marketers find new customers that paid search tactics simply may not be able to reach, so the combination of paid search... Comments

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3 Opportunities for Marketing Automation Providers in 2015

Nov 20, 2014 - If marketing automation vendors capitalize on these opportunities, automation software could go from a "nice-to-have" tool to a "must-have" technology... Comments

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Programmatic Continues to Grow Even as Challenges Linger

Nov 12, 2014 - New research shows that even though marketers face many hurdles in the programmatic marketplace, the industry is continuing to see growth. Comments

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How the Visual Web Is Going to Change Marketing

Oct 15, 2014 - Images have a powerful impact on the way consumers interact with the Web, so marketers need to be aware of the importance of visual aspects when designing... Comments

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Agencies, Vendors, and the Gray Areas of Programmatic

Sep 25, 2014 - If you're using the technology correctly, programmatic marketing can't be broken down into neat and tidy categories. This makes the process of pigeonholing... Comments

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The 5 Most Common Misconceptions on Attribution

Sep 17, 2014 - Marketing attribution is vital to any company looking to understand the sales cycle. But before marketers dive in, they should be aware of these five... Comments

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Everything You Need to Know About Finding and Nurturing Leads

Aug 20, 2014 - A comprehensive look at what you need to know to find and nurture leads effectively. With the help of marketing automation systems, you can increase... Comments

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Why Marketing Automation Is Driving a Bigger Role for the CMO

Jul 31, 2014 - The newest technology available has led to the expansion of the scope of the chief marketing officer's role. But in some cases, the data-collection... Comments

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Content Marketing, Native Advertising, and the Limits of Programmatic

Jul 23, 2014 - While native advertising can't really go programmatic, content marketing can, and can scale, yet another sign that programmatic is changing the digital... Comments

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8 Questions Your Retargeting Vendor Doesn't Want You to Ask

Jun 25, 2014 - While there are many things you should ask a potential retargeting vendor, these eight fundamental questions are the right place to start. Comments

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3 Things to Know Before Signing With a Marketing Automation Provider

Jun 5, 2014 - Considering these three things before deciding on a marketing automation provider can help you make a more informed decision. Comments

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New Survey Points to Retargeting's Successes and Growing Pains

May 28, 2014 - If social media ad exchanges continue to push mobile retargeting forward, the industry is poised for rapid expansion. Comments

Social Media ROI

Programmatic Can Finally Prove the ROI of Social Media Investment

Apr 30, 2014 - The techniques of programmatic marketing can be used both to make social campaigns more effective and to demonstrate that effectiveness with reliable... Comments

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Marketing in the Age of VRM and Customer Engagement

Apr 10, 2014 - The next generation of consumers is looking for meaningful engagement, and they are willing to provide the necessary information to achieve that. So... Comments

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When Real-Time Advertising Isn't Real Time

Apr 2, 2014 - Real-time bidding (RTB) isn't always as real-time as you might think, as the bids are often based on data that is hours, or even days, old. If we want... Comments

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