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Marketing Automation Tools for Smaller Tasks

Aug 21, 2014 - While they may not be looking for advanced solutions, small businesses can benefit from many simple, free marketing automation tools. Here's a look at several of the options available. Comments

Starwood’s New Robotic Butler Accepts #MeetBotlr Tweets as Tips

botlr-upclose-lr Aug 19, 2014 - Starting on August 20, a robotic butler will serve guests at Starwood’s Aloft hotel in Cupertino, California. Different from a human bellhop, the robot will accept tweets as tips. Comments

Sales and Marketing Alignment: Is Everyone Rowing Together?

rowing-alignment Aug 13, 2014 - Sales and marketing teams need to be in alignment, like an efficient rowing team, in order to maximize revenue, streamline efficiency, and impress prospects. Comments

Why Marketing Automation Makes Sense Now

automation-shutterstock-136061006 Aug 12, 2014 - Marketing automation tools allow marketers to identify and target potential customers when they need it most, leading to higher engagement rates and ultimately, more sales. Comments

MRC to Issue Guidelines for Non-Human Traffic

internetfraud Aug 6, 2014 - The Media Rating Council has plans to issue guidelines that will help digital marketers identify vendors and platforms to better combat fraudulent non-human traffic. Comments

Creativity and Connection

shutterstock-157130189 Aug 1, 2014 - While automation technology can do many things, for now humans are the source of the most creativity. But what is the future of creativity in the digital marketing industry? Comments

A Non-Wizard Calls Marketing Automation’s Bluff

wizard-automation Jul 17, 2014 - Although marketing automation tools help to make marketers' lives much more manageable, they do not in fact "automate" a marketer's job. There is still the need for a human touch even when it comes to marketing automation. Comments

How an Auto Body Shop Uses CRM to Earn Customer Satisfaction

Customer service questionnaire Jun 30, 2014 - Using one small business as an example, it's easy to see how customer relationship management (CRM) tools, powered by marketing automation, can boost customer satisfaction. Comments

Is Social Automation the Future of Social?

facebook-automation Jun 26, 2014 - The combination of a social automation tool and a full understanding of its limitations, used in conjunction with the new advertising options from these social channels, will be your best approach to social marketing. Comments

Utilizing BIME to Integrate and Visualize Web Analytics Data

bime-web-analytics-dashboard Jun 25, 2014 - A review of the BIME Analytics software-as-a-service offering, which proves to be a very impressive platform for analysts. Comments

3 Things to Know Before Signing With a Marketing Automation Provider

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

5 Summer Time-Savers for Managing PPC

time-saver Jun 4, 2014 - There are several features in both Google AdWords and Bing Ads that can not only save time, but also improve efficiencies across the board. Comments

Facebook Reducing Visibility of Auto-Posts in News Feed

facebook-video May 29, 2014 - Automatically posted updates will start to show up less and less in consumers' news feeds. How will this affect your digital marketing strategy? Comments

Are You Trapped in a Marketing Hamster Wheel?

marketing-hamster-wheel May 21, 2014 - Marketing automation can help you get off that hamster wheel and work smarter, not harder. Comments

Personalized Targeting Key to Winning Mobile Consumers [Study]

yesmail-think-mobile-first-200x155 Apr 28, 2014 - Forrester Research's recent report reveals that marketers must use a mobile-unique approach for integrated and individualized mobile ads. Comments

Triggered Email Messages: Keys to Success

triggered-email Apr 14, 2014 - Sending triggered email messages can be an extremely effective marketing strategy, as they have been shown to produce much higher open and click-through rates. Comments

There’s a Robot in My Media Buy

robots Apr 10, 2014 - As robots become more and more common in our everyday lives, marketers must ask how they can reinvent themselves to remain relevant in today's technology-filled world. Comments

AppNexus to Scoop Direct Deal Ad Dollars With Twixt

real-timebidding Apr 9, 2014 - New York-based real-time ad platform AppNexus launched a new software called Twixt. This product simplifies ad negotiations. Comments

Rubicon Project Climbs 22 Percent After IPO Prices at $101.5M

rubiconprojectipo Apr 2, 2014 - Shares of Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) reached $18.30 this morning, $3.30 more per share than its IPO price. Comments

Enterprise Brands Need a Search Center of Excellence

tangled Mar 27, 2014 - A search center of excellence can help with a daunting landscape of challenges, including internal stakeholders who want on-demand visibility and inconsistent KPI tracking across departments and business units. Comments

Retail PPC: 3 Key Considerations When Choosing a Supplier for Automating Product PPC Adverts

PPC Mar 26, 2014 - In order to select the right pay-per-click (PPC) automation partner, there are some critical success factors to consider before making your choice. Here's a look at how to pick the right one. Comments

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