Data-Driven Marketing

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.


What Every Brand Marketer Needs to Know About Digital Personalization

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

Top Five Reasons Why Dot Brands Will Have a Data Edge

gtld-shutterstock-29471569 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

Marketing Buzzword Wars: Personalization Abandoned for Relevancy and Context

buzzwords May 12, 2015 - Consumers expect personalization from marketers, but increasingly they are turned off by the word "personalization" itself. Comments

Make or Break for Apple Watch Marketing Potential

apple-watch-2 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

Will New Domain Extensions Be to the Internet What Cable Was to Television?

domain-expansion 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

Wearables Part 2: The Case for B2B

asia-retail-shopping-bags 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

From Moving Season to Moving Targets - the Data Tells a Story

master-data-management-web 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

Wearable Technology: The Ultimate in Personal Marketing

wearable-technology-watch Apr 20, 2015 - New wearable technology is giving brands the perfect opportunity for one-to-one marketing. Comments

Contextual Marketing Planning and the 6 Ws

who-what-when-why-where-how-6-ws 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

In a Digital World of Phishing, Hacks, & Counterfeiting, New Dot Brands Offer More Security & Trust

Malware cyber criminal 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

The Future of Content: Predictive Personalization

content-personalization 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

Personalized Marketing: How to Take a Customer-Centric Approach

personalization Mar 18, 2015 - Customers these days expect personalization from brands, so how can you create an effective customer-centric marketing strategy? Comments

What Condition Is Your Context In?

contextual-awareness 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

The OS Car Wars

cars-auto 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

Creative Ideas Are Good, but Creative Solutions Are Better: Managing Online Leads

mobile-phone-promotion Mar 10, 2015 - A look at how to use data for more targeted advertising and better return on investment. Comments

Contextual Commerce Is About to Change the Shopping Experience

contextual-commerce 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

Nodes and Edges: Visualizing Network Data 101

data-visualization 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

7 Data-Driven Ways to Improve the Content Experience

social-content-template 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

Take a Break for Goodness Sake

take-a-break-relax 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

4 Essential Elements to Building the Ultimate Data Cloud

Cloud computing Feb 26, 2015 - In this increasingly mobile, data-driven marketing world, what do marketers need to do to build the ultimate data cloud? Comments

Big Data in China Is a Big Deal

china-big-data Feb 16, 2015 - Big data means different things in different regions – in China retailers are finding ways to make it useful. Comments

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