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Google Analytics Advanced Segments: A Conversion Optimizer’s BFF

May 13, 2014 - Marketers should take advantage of Google Analytics Advanced Segments to increase their conversion rate, consciously direct media spend, and enhance personalization. Comments

Digital Hugging, or Contextualization Simplified

Business people group hug May 11, 2014 - Digital hugging is the ability to surround your client with love across core channels and provide a relevant experience in the context and time most relevant to them. Consider this recipe for marketers. Comments

How Personal Communication Works With Marketing Automation

personalization May 5, 2014 - Using marketing automation software doesn't mean you can't offer personalized customer service. In fact, the automation software can help you achieve just that. Comments

Solving for the Segmentation Trap by Creating Audiences of One

segmentationsigns1 Apr 30, 2014 - Many mobile marketers still rely on crude segmentation methodologies when we should be targeting and segmenting with the benefit of today's audience science. Comments

7 Legitimate Ways That Social Media Impacts SEO

social-media-seo Apr 30, 2014 - To understand what is popular, relevant, and credible, the search engines are turning to social media. And so too must brands. Comments

The Internet of Things: The $300 Billion Opportunity for Marketers

internetofthings Apr 29, 2014 - If consumers are going to be inundated with Internet of Things-based products and services, it presents an opportunity for marketers. Consider these examples of how the megatrend is impacting our lives and businesses. Comments

Welcome to the Year of Wearables. Maybe.

fitbytes-wearabletech-jawboneup Apr 22, 2014 - As technology continues to evolve and innovate, the focus is shifting from mobile and what's in our hands to what we're wearing on our bodies. Comments

Marketing Platforms: The Time Is Now

marketing-platform Apr 14, 2014 - Marketing practices will continue to change in the next few years, and marketers need to be prepared with the right foundation. Every marketer needs to be thinking about their core marketing platform. Comments

IBM Buys Silverpop to Boost Personalized Marketing Capabilities

large-ibm-logo Apr 10, 2014 - IBM is buying Silverpop, an Atlanta-based marketing automation company, for a reported $250 to $300 million. Comments

Marketing in the Age of VRM and Customer Engagement

vendor-relationship-management 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 what will marketing automation look like when Millennials freely disclose information about their tastes... Comments

How to Master the Art of Social Sales and an Interview With the CEO of Nimble.com

social-selling Apr 2, 2014 - Social selling requires mastery of not only social media marketing and engaging in these networks as a manager of your own social experience, but also how to keep up with the rapid changes in organizational structure, decision-maker movements, and... Comments

Personalization: Why Having a Dialogue Is Not Enough

personalization Apr 1, 2014 - Now, it will be the marketers and their brands that move onward and upward from the obvious conversations in social media into a deep understanding of silent conversations and contexts that will distinguish themselves from the rest. Comments

80% of Marketers Will Run Cross-Channel Marketing Campaigns in 2014 [Study]

cross-channel-marketing-experian Mar 31, 2014 - A new Experian report highlights survey data and gives step-by-step tips on how to address some of the most common cross-channel marketing challenges digital marketers face today. Comments

7 Strategies to Optimize Your Email Marketing Campaign

email-marketing-help-improve-sales Mar 28, 2014 - Don't miss out on potential sales because you failed to optimize your mailings - here are seven strategies that will help you to get the most out of your email marketing campaigns. Comments

Nurture Marketing: Improving on the Heart of Marketing Automation

nurture-marketing Mar 26, 2014 - Here are five types of nurture marketing programs that you can deploy for your organization, which will help to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of your marketing department. Comments

7 Days Through Google Glass: The Experience

google-20glass-directions-gps Mar 24, 2014 - For seven days I "forced" myself to only use Google Glass in place of my phone, tablet, or computer for any task that the wearable technology could execute. It was quite an interesting experience that I want to share with you. Comments

SXSW 2014: Mobile Saturday - Location-Based Marketing

burby-panel-sxsw14 Mar 17, 2014 - A panel at this year's South By Southwest prompted discussion about many facets of mobile location-based marketing, including relevancy, technology, privacy, and thinking beyond advertising. Comments

Custom Email Marketing Reports: A Huge Step Toward Better Results

report-shutterstock-158460491 Mar 4, 2014 - Today's leading email service providers allow more personalization and reporting capabilities than an email marketing team could possibly exhaust. So the challenge for today's email marketer is not how much can my software handle, but rather how much... Comments

Websites Need to Become as Personalized as Email

personalization Feb 18, 2014 - We are at a point where the tools exist to make our websites just as targeted as our emails - technology today allows us to customize experiences, messages, and calls to actions across any content management system. Comments

Why Open-Time Personalization Matters

email-tricks Feb 11, 2014 - Marketers need to start speaking to customers in real time, meaning they need to understand what shoppers are thinking at the moment they open your email, not at the time the email brief was developed in your organization. Comments

Why Small Data and the Internet of People Matter

customerdata Feb 5, 2014 - A look at why personal engagement with brands matters, and my wish list for where digital marketers should focus more attention on in 2014. Comments

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