Data-driven marketing requires marketers and their teams to be able to collect, integrate, and analyze data from external and internal sources - competitive intelligence reports, global market research, on-site and off-site customer activities, social interactions, and more.
Marketing experts and news team will explore the latest trends in data-driven marketing, including navigating the complex world of Big Data, best practices for targeting and retargeting ads, fine-tuning segmentation strategies, and being aware of the latest privacy regulations.
May 25, 2015 - Consumers and business buyers alike have come to expect personalized shopping experiences, so it's essential to up your relationship marketing across every channel. Comments
May 20, 2015 - Applying for generic top-level domains and having their own Internet neighborhoods would allow brands like Google, Amazon and Nike to mine customer data in a more sophisticated way. Comments
May 12, 2015 - Consumers expect personalization from marketers, but increasingly they are turned off by the word "personalization" itself. Comments
May 6, 2015 - With the Apple Watch hitting the shelves last week, the jury is still out on how brands can leverage it to engage consumers. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Comments
Apr 22, 2015 - Just as kids today may not be able to picture a world with only three TV channels, soon we may live in a time where we couldn't imagine living with so few channels of the Internet. Comments
Apr 21, 2015 - Brands have much to gain from the combination of technological advances in wearables and mobile connectivity that are changing the way retail works in the vibrant Asian market. Comments
Apr 21, 2015 - Data points surrounding the moving industry are yet another source of information for marketers to tap into when they're looking to mine information about potential customers. Comments
Apr 20, 2015 - New wearable technology is giving brands the perfect opportunity for one-to-one marketing. Comments
Apr 14, 2015 - The "Six Ws" - yes, the ones you may have learned in journalism school - can help you master the art of contextual marketing. Comments
Mar 25, 2015 - Dot Brands can give a sense of security to consumers who may be susceptible to phishing emails or scams from fake companies. Comments
Mar 23, 2015 - The future of marketing lies in data management platforms, which have the power to help marketers leverage consumer data to create personalized, targeted ad content. Comments
Mar 18, 2015 - Customers these days expect personalization from brands, so how can you create an effective customer-centric marketing strategy? Comments
Mar 17, 2015 - To drive better business results, contextual marketers should begin to focus on customer and business "circumstances" instead of solely on the big data available to them. Comments
Mar 13, 2015 - Cars are fast becoming the next "connected" space, and so the battle for who will gain control over the operating systems is beginning to be waged. Who will win? Comments
Mar 10, 2015 - A look at how to use data for more targeted advertising and better return on investment. Comments
Mar 10, 2015 - Contextual commerce combines the power of data from devices like wearables and smartphones with the ease of interaction in physical spaces. But does it blur the line between convenient and invasive? Comments
Mar 6, 2015 - Visualizations of your social data can be extremely helpful in developing marketing strategies, but how can you go about creating these graphs? Comments
Mar 5, 2015 - Content marketing isn't going anywhere, and new sources of data can help you to improve the content experience for your consumers. Comments
Feb 27, 2015 - For something a little different, here is a poem about big data. Sometimes when you step away from the problem, the answer will suddenly become clear. Comments
Feb 26, 2015 - In this increasingly mobile, data-driven marketing world, what do marketers need to do to build the ultimate data cloud? Comments
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce
This Magic Quadrant examines leading digital commerce platforms that enable organizations to build digital commerce sites. These commerce platforms facilitate purchasing transactions over the Web, and support the creation and continuing development of an online relationship with a consumer.
Paid Search in the Mobile Era
Google reports that paid search ads are currently driving 40+ million calls per month. Cost per click is increasing, paid search budgets are growing, and mobile continues to dominate. It's time to revamp old search strategies, reimagine stale best practices, and add new layers data to your analytics.
June 10, 2015
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