Online marketing experts examine trends in digital marketing, parsing the essentials from the hype.


Modern Strategies from Ancient Greece

Sep 21, 2015 - The Ship of Theseus paradox is also an allegory for the flux in expectations in the marketing industry. How can altering the trajectory of brand strategy impact reputation and revenue? Comments

Using the 3 C's for Online and Offline Commerce in China

shutterstock-234409663-buy-buttons Sep 20, 2015 - Isobar's Jane Linbaden and CollabCentral's Nishtha Mehta shared their views on connectivity, context and content for O2O at ClickZ Live Shanghai. Comments

Does Your Brand Need a Human in the Loop?

the-real-you-social Sep 18, 2015 - Using mascots in ads is a classic tactic, and the advent of digital marketing has only enhanced these iconic personalities on social media. Can this help or hurt brand authenticity? Comments

How Agencies Are Evolving into Strategic Advisors in China

agency-evolution Sep 17, 2015 - As brands shift digital talent in-house, agencies must evolve into strategic advisors to stay relevant, according to a panel at ClickZ Live Shanghai. Comments

The New Standard of Convenience - From Anywhere

buy-button-2 Sep 17, 2015 - Brands are leveraging apps and social platforms to match the consumer expectation for immediate satisfaction via convenient solutions. How will this shift in digital commerce impact marketing? Comments

Digital Transformation or Extinction: Q&A with Hasbro’s Victor Lee

lee-victor-hasbro-2 Sep 16, 2015 - In advance of his upcoming opening keynote at ClickZ Live Chicago, we caught up with Victor Lee, Senior Vice President of Digital Marketing at Hasbro. Comments

5 Elements to Move from Segmentation to Personalization

personalization Sep 16, 2015 - By using integrated data to successfully advance from sufficient segmentation to captivating personalization, you can optimize the customer experience. Here are five ways to achieve this. Comments

China’s E-Tail Revolution: Transform or Fail

china-mobile-commerce Sep 15, 2015 - As e-commerce continues to grow in China, the only companies to survive will be those that are willing to adapt and let their consumers dictate the purchase journey. Comments

Google 3 Pack Shake Up: 5 Ways to Adjust Local SEO

local-search-seo-shutterstock-110132081 Sep 15, 2015 - Google recently made changes to its Local Pack. Now only exhibiting three top search results, here are five tips to help optimize your SEO strategy and remain relevant in local search. Comments

Back-To-School With Advanced Use Cases in Mar-Tech

new-technologies Sep 15, 2015 - The ever-evolving digital marketing landscape requires marketers be aware of the latest advances in mar-tech. Here are four areas of the industry currently driven by these innovations. Comments

10 Things That Changed in Advertising During the Last Decade

10-year-anniversary-shutterstock-219754459 Sep 11, 2015 - In honor of Pandora's 10th anniversary, the senior vice president of ad product and strategy shares the top 10 major changes in advertising that have occurred during the last decade. Comments

Marketing Automation: A Lesson in Irony

automation-shutterstock-194382503 Sep 11, 2015 - Though automatic by nature, automated marketing technology still requires a degree of monitoring. This explains why it's critical for marketers to manage these systems. Comments

Storytelling or Telling Stories? Why Authenticity Rules

open-book Sep 10, 2015 - These examples of brands effectively telling stories via advertising underscore the notion that authenticity is an integral aspect of a successful content marketing strategy. Comments

4 Strategic Tips for Building a Lasting Social Campaign in China

wearesocial-logo Sep 10, 2015 - We Are Social's Pete Lin shared his secret sauce for developing lasting creative campaigns during his keynote address at ClickZ Live Shanghai. Comments

Spotlight On: Mozilla's Jascha Kaykas-Wolff

database Sep 9, 2015 - We caught up with Mozilla CMO Jascha Kaykas-Wolff to talk about data, transparency, and the importance of community for building a trustworthy brand. Comments

Defining Fluid Leadership in an Age of Change

team Sep 9, 2015 - This defines the necessary leadership characteristics needed to consistently lead a quality team to success in the inherently transient business of digital marketing. Comments

The Transformation of Publishing

company-blogging Sep 8, 2015 - Digital media gives publishers greater access and channels to distribute content, but sharing that message, and standing out in the crowd, remains a challenge, says LinkedIn's Nellie Chan. Comments

9 Valuable Tips for Your E-commerce Product Page Copy

online-shopping Sep 8, 2015 - The written content on e-commerce product pages grabs the attention of consumers and influences SEO ranking. These nine pointers will help improve the quality of your copy strategy. Comments

The Critical Few - Metrics, Platforms, and Words

empty-room Sep 8, 2015 - In digital marketing, sometimes less is more. Here are suggestions to help you focus on a critical few elements of your marketing strategy in order to optimize campaign efforts. Comments

The Rise and Rise of WeChat

wechat-logo-green-on-black Sep 6, 2015 - There is a reason why Tencent's WeChat has 600 million users, and as it internationalizes, that figure is only set to increase. Comments

Digital Marketing People on the Move: End of Summer Edition

meeting-brainstorm Sep 3, 2015 - This past August, Airbnb, Pinterest, Twitter, and Viacom added executives with expertise in branding, marketing and product development to boost their business. Comments

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