Getting it right with social when everything we know is wrong

Nov 25, 2015 - Though still relatively new to the marketing sphere, social media has undergone many incarnations. As a communication tool, what is its true branding value and purpose? Comments

Are you ready for Small Business Saturday?

smbs-flickr-6405355135-9a009e3c58-z Nov 24, 2015 - Marketers are preparing to pull out all the stops to compete for consumers' attention during the most epic shopping weekend of the holiday season. Here's how SMBs can get in on the action. Comments

Cyber Friday: Why this is the year Black Friday will play out online

mobile-first-christmas-8302267342-3a909e4dd7-z Nov 19, 2015 - As the countdown to Black Friday continues, this year's mad dash to high profit margins will be characterized by a cross-device digital marketing approach, with emphasis on mobile. Comments

The art and science behind creating magic mobile moments

magic-mobile-flickr-5034204552-edb2a33f73-o-1 Nov 16, 2015 - As mobile tech continues to advance, marketers can use algorithms for dark data to drive micro-moments, ultimately improving the customer journey by catering to users' immediate needs. 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

Separating the 'what' from the 'how' in digital marketing

why-how-google-images Nov 10, 2015 - Marketers that align messages with the right communication platforms and take a multichannel approach to campaign strategy can ensure that their content will reach targeted audiences. Comments

5 keys to success with triggered email campaigns

pulling-the-trigger Nov 9, 2015 - The increase in open and click-through rates during Q2 2015 indicates that triggered emails are an effective means of communication, encouraging more conversions than BAU messages. 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

5 tips to nail your next influencer marketing campaign

lebron-kia Nov 6, 2015 - Everyone knows that social media influencers are often better at reaching people than celebrities. Here are five steps for implementing campaigns with them. 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

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

Localization is FXCM's key to success in Asia

fxcm-logo Nov 3, 2015 - New York-listed FXCM has a long history in Asia. Its localization strategy, under APAC marketing director, Ashley Chun, has been vital. Comments

Staying relevant in a mobile, multichannel, data-driven world

times-are-changing Nov 3, 2015 - In a digital world of ongoing change, lead nurturing, segmentation, and the effective creation of quality content are essential in order to help your business stay relevant. Comments

Understanding the customer: how to improve the perception of mobile video ads

watching-mobile Nov 3, 2015 - Here's how marketers can use the fundamentals of intent marketing in conjunction with users' responses to video ads to create relevant mobile content that consumers will appreciate. Comments

Avoid the one digital marketing mistake that will alienate your customers

shark-bait-flickr-14663970488-cdaf2741b6-z Nov 3, 2015 - This is how marketers can increase engagement and generate brand loyalty by demonstrating consideration for consumers' needs through the consistent delivery of valuable content. 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

4 steps to creating your best webinar ever

webinar-study-flickr-12570992595-d3d5d7a0c9 Nov 2, 2015 - Webinars are not only educational; they are also excellent marketing tools. Use these four strategies to execute quality presentations from creation to delivery and promotion. Comments

A beginners guide to better measuring social ROI

social-roi-flickr-14645143573-dca9889bb2 Oct 30, 2015 - Since platforms like Facebook and Twitter are considered critical assets to modern campaign strategy, marketers can use these tactics to effectively track and measure social ROI. Comments

5 strategies for last-minute Halloween marketing on Twitter

halloween-twitter-flickr Oct 29, 2015 - Thanks to the advent of social media, it's never too late to launch time-sensitive holiday campaigns. Here's how you can use Twitter to engage with consumers right before Halloween. Comments

Frequency matters: 5 keys to finding the 'Goldilocks Zone'

goldilocks-zone Oct 28, 2015 - Finding the right balance of communication frequency for email campaigns can be complex. Here's how to ensure that subscribers are receptive to your messages this holiday season. Comments

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