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Content Marketing, Marketing Technologies

Why Your Content Needs to Focus on Expertise and Relevant Experience

March 18, 2019

Via: Target Marketing

Expertise and relevant experience now matter more than price and reputation. The latter two still matter, of course, but according to a recent study by Hinge Marketing, the old twin pillars of professional services buyers’ decision-making — price and reputation […]


Marketing Channels, Traditional Marketing

The Psychology Behind Brand Storytelling and Its Effect on Consumers

March 15, 2019

Via: Adweek

Before there were emojis, infographics, flowcharts and photo collages, people shared ideas through the oral tradition of storytelling. Humans are hardwired to remember stories as every person on this planet comes from a lineage of storytellers. Over a millennium ago, […]


Big Data, Customer Data

How Marketers Can Increase Conversions With Customer Journey Mapping

March 14, 2019

Via: Target Marketing

For marketers, 2017 was the year of customer experience. So was 2018. And 2019 looks to continue the trend as marketers have recognized that great experiences turn leads into customers. That means marketers need to continue to learn what makes […]


Content Marketing, Marketing Technologies, Other technologies

Personalization or Scalability? Let’s Do Both

March 14, 2019

Via: Aberdeen

At best, personalization at scale sounds like an oxymoron. At worst, it sounds like one of those mottos that CMOs throw around but that doesn’t translate to reality. By most definitions, personalized content can’t scale from the individual customer to […]


Content Marketing, Marketing Technologies

The Value of Marketing Simplicity in a Complex World

March 8, 2019

Via: Target Marketing

How many times have you heard, “the average consumer is exposed to ‘X’ number of ads each day?” The cliché often accompanies a pitch for a creative platform or placement intended to stand out in a crowd. In competitive markets, […]


Automation, Big Data, Customer Data, Marketing Technologies

Human Automation — With a Little Help From Good Machines

March 7, 2019

Via: Target Marketing

We should be mindful when dropping buzzwords (refer to “Why Buzzwords Suck”). As more and more people jump on the bandwagon of a buzzword, it tends to gain magical power. Eventually, some may even believe that buying into a “word” […]


News

It’s Time for Marketing Teams to Ditch the Resume and Focus on Skills

March 7, 2019

Via: Adweek

At first glance, the marketing industry appears strong as ever heading into 2019. Digital marketing roles have doubled in 2012, and ad agency jobs are nearing an all-time high for the first time in nearly 20 years. But despite the […]


Big Data, Customer Data

3 Time-Wasting Missteps to Avoid When Collecting Data for Marketing Use

March 5, 2019

Via: Target Marketing

Being a “data-driven” marketer may make good cover letter material. But when it is actually true, it makes for incredible business gains. There are plenty of reasons for the gap between marketers’ ideals or promises and their actual everyday processes: […]


Email Marketing, Marketing Channels

3 Ways to Combat Bad Email Deliverability Implications Post-Data Breach

March 4, 2019

Via: Target Marketing

Most marketers likely cringed following the news of the massive Marriott data breach, in which a third party accessed hundreds of millions of customers’ information. In order to comply with FTC regulations, Marriott had to inform its entire email list […]


News

Meet 4 Female CMOs Paving The Way For The Future of Marketing

March 1, 2019

Via: Convince and Convert

The modern CMO must be both right- and left-brained. It’s not enough to be creative — you have to be analytical, too. Man or woman—it doesn’t matter: the CMO of the digital world has to be good at everything. Ground-breaking […]