4 tips for growing your email list with opt-in

Nov 25, 2015 - By using these four tips in conjunction with the formula for acquisition conversion rate, email marketers can significantly boost opt-in frequency for subscriber lists. Comments

One profile to serve them all: how a unified customer view drives mar-tech bliss

one-ring-to-rule-flickr-13583362554-97d89bede0-b Nov 24, 2015 - In anticipation of Black Friday, we explain the advantages of a universal consumer profile; improving B2C interactions via personalization and enhancing the customer journey. Comments

TV everywhere: the new marketer opportunity

tv-homepage-flickr-2784547940-0c076e305b-z Nov 20, 2015 - As the progressive momentum of Apple TV and streaming sites like Netflix continues to make traditional video a thing of the past, marketers must prepare to cater to a multi-screen world. Comments

Starbucks shows the power of silence during the red cup controversy

starbucks-redcups Nov 13, 2015 - Starbucks' plain red holiday cup has been oddly polarizing. But rather than defend itself against the controversy, the brand came out ahead by letting its fanbase do the talking. Comments

Why programmatic ad buying is more important than you think

programatic-buying-walle Nov 13, 2015 - What is programmatic ad buying? Here's how this highly targeted, efficient, automated process can benefit B2B and B2C marketing strategies and increase ROI. Comments

Outstream video: the secret weapon for retailers

gifts-xmas Nov 11, 2015 - A fiscally conservative alternative to pre-roll ads, here's why retailers should consider using outstream video to showcase brand content during the holiday shopping season. Comments

5 tactics to help build brand loyalty and grow your subscriber list

loyal-audience-768722-640 Nov 10, 2015 - What are some best practices to increase subscriber lists, enhance brand loyalty, and drive traffic to websites? Use these strategies to create and measure engaging content. Comments

They laughed when I said neuromarketing

work-laugh-screenshot Nov 9, 2015 - To what degree does neuroscience affect content marketing? Here's how neuromarketing insights can influence effective storytelling tactics and ultimately increase audience engagement. Comments

3 changes that will re-make your analytics

data-photo-unsplash1427751840561-9852520f8ce8 Nov 6, 2015 - In addition to modifying how tags are managed and where they are placed, you can refine your analytics strategy and improve data collection accuracy by aligning a data layer with the TMS. Comments

6 ways to improve the creative process

the-future-flickr Nov 6, 2015 - In spite of the rapid progression of technological developments, the evolution of marketing's creative process remains stunted. These strategies encourage growth in this area. Comments

Ignorance: the cornerstone of the ad blocking issue

castle-with-moat Nov 5, 2015 - Fighting ad blockers is not going to solve the expensive problem they pose to the industry. The key is to understanding why people use ad blockers and fixing those pain points together. Comments

Social media: a revolutionary change that is impossible to ignore

les-mis-revolution Nov 5, 2015 - Social media is now considered a vital asset to campaign strategy. Brands need to recognize that these communication platforms aren't passing fads; they are staples of modern marketing. Comments

The case against the chief digital officer

jury-trial Nov 4, 2015 - If the CMO is supposed to foster customer relationships through personalized experiences and ultimately drive digital transformations, should the role of CDO even exist? Comments

As programmatic becomes more commonplace, what does that mean for creative?

programmatic-robert Nov 2, 2015 - Though creative is just as it always was, it's being deployed in different ways as more brands and agencies do buy their ads programmatically. Comments

How to use mobile as a bridge between digital and physical

bridge-flickr-8678102574-773d88fa42-z Nov 2, 2015 - The evolution of mobile tech is closing the gap between digital and tangible planes. How can marketers use these advances to facilitate the customer journey and drive sales? Comments

How does Under Armour differentiate itself from Nike via digital marketing?

under-armour-1 Oct 30, 2015 - With $3 billion in annual global sales last year, Under Armour has become the second largest athletics brand in the U.S. Here's how its use of digital marketing contributes to this success. Comments

Ads of the week: Halloween edition

Photo of a Halloween pumpkin Oct 30, 2015 - ClickZ is celebrating Halloween early with ads created in the spirit of the holiday. Check out some of our favorites from Target, Snickers, and Chipotle. Comments

3 things you need to know about bot traffic

robots Oct 29, 2015 - Most advertisers don't think they're affected by bots. But since more than half of the Internet's traffic is not human - though it's not necessarily nefarious - that assumption is most likely false. Comments

Facebook Lead Ads opens up to all advertisers

facebook-lead-ads Oct 26, 2015 - Now that Facebook Lead Ads are available to all advertisers, B2B and B2C marketers can utilize the social platform as a tool to help cultivate relationships and nurture leads. Comments

Why can't we all do a little less polluting?

nuclear-power-plant Oct 22, 2015 - If consumers continue to reject ad content that interrupts the user experience, how can brands and marketers reach audiences while simultaneously eliminating this Web pollution? Comments

And the top digital marketer in the presidential race is...

sprinters race Oct 22, 2015 - There are nearly 20 politicians currently vying to be the next president of the United States. Which of them has the best digital marketing? Here are our top five, based on email, social, SEO, engagement and buzz. Comments

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