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Top Eight Takeaways from IBM Amplify

May 20, 2015 - Customer journey, experience, personas and attribution were a few hot topics at IBM's Amplify conference in San Diego last week. Comments

Change Management and Digital Strategies

shutterstock-178709681-team-meeting May 19, 2015 - Digital strategy revolves around business and organizational change management, and yet, these important elements are often forgotten. Comments

Taco Bell Japan Entry Shows Importance of Localization

taco-bell-logo May 19, 2015 - Taco Bell's April launch in Japan was a major brand fail and reinforced the importance of ensuring a localized approach when entering new markets across the Asia Pacific region. Comments

Personas Rise Again in Support of 1:1 Personalization

personas May 19, 2015 - Though not typically used for segmentation, formerly out-of-fashion personas can be key personalization supplements for content marketers. Comments

The Seven Deadly Sins of Digital Marketing

devil-sin May 18, 2015 - Marketers are still making basic faux pas when it comes to a digital strategy. Comments

Brands <3 Emojis

emoji May 15, 2015 - Emojis are so popular among consumers that brands have graduated from tweeting them to launching keyboards, and in the case of Domino's, allowing consumers to use them to order pizza. Comments

ANZ Uses Instagram to Target a New Generation of Banking Customers

anz-logo-square May 14, 2015 - Get it right and do it well before scaling your business's digital marketing platforms, says ANZ Australia's marketing head. Comments

Will Walmart’s $50 Unlimited Shipping Give Amazon Prime a Run for Its Money?

wal-mart-image May 14, 2015 - At the price of $50 a year, the world’s largest retailer is going to offer unlimited free shipping on items purchased from its online store. Will this service help Walmart catch up with Amazon in the online retail space? Comments

It's Time to Experiment with Experiential Marketing

expe May 14, 2015 - Experiential marketing offers an opportunity to merge online and offline in a wholly immersive way. But in developing a campaign, where should brands begin? Comments

Will Customers Trust You With Their Data?

privacy-data-retention May 14, 2015 - Do we have a “customer data revolt” heading in our direction and if so, what should organisations being doing about it? Comments

How to Stay Focused (on the Right Things) as an Entrepreneur

brain-image May 14, 2015 - In a hyperactive, digital age it can be difficult to keep your eyes on the prize. Find out how to keep your focus off of Facebook and onto Forbes with these essential tips for budding entrepreneurs. Comments

5 Creative Ways to Stretch Costly Content Across Channels

content-marketing-image May 13, 2015 - While killer content can be costly, savvy marketers can stretch content across platforms to create brand affinity without being repetitive. Comments

Verizon Expands to Programmatic Advertising With AOL Acquisition

verizon-image-2015 May 12, 2015 - Telecom giant Verizon has agreed to buy AOL in a $4.4 billion deal. How might this move change the mobile video and programmatic landscape? Comments

Marketing Buzzword Wars: Personalization Abandoned for Relevancy and Context

buzzwords May 12, 2015 - Consumers expect personalization from marketers, but increasingly they are turned off by the word "personalization" itself. Comments

VIDEO: Zurich CMO Brings CPG Wisdom to Financial Services

monika-zurich May 11, 2015 - In this video interview, Monika Schulze, global head of marketing for Zurich Insurance, speaks about how she has leveraged her 19 years of experience at Unilever to drive business growth for Zurich. Comments

4 Steps to an Online Rollout Across Multiple Asian Markets

asia-globe- roll-out May 10, 2015 - A rollout across multiple Asian markets should consider regional differences in every facet, from language to choice of domain name and understanding the different search engines. Comments

Mothers' Day Marketing Is Not Just About the Brand

mothers-day-marketing May 8, 2015 - ClickZ spoke to Edible Arrangements, Minute Maid, and ADT about the best strategies for creating Mothers' Day conversations and driving brand engagement. Comments

5 Ways to Maximize ROI With Custom Audiences

roi-increase May 8, 2015 - The cookie era is ending and marketers need to jump on board with custom audience targeting. Here are five ways to maximize your ROI with this strategy. Comments

How Advertising Can Benefit From the 'Sharing Economy'

digital-sharing May 8, 2015 - Could the sharing economy be the next way for marketers to boost brand loyalty? Comments

A Glance Into the Future of Brand Loyalty

crystal-ball-future May 8, 2015 - With the growth of the wearable industry, brands need to focus on delivering the most valuable interaction as efficiently as possible. Comments

Will the New Hamburglar Help McDonald's With Its Brand Image?

mcds1218 May 7, 2015 - As McDonald's struggles, the brand relaunched the Hamburglar, a marketing mascot who hasn't been seen since 2002. But is that enough to help foster a turnaround? Comments

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