Digital Tribes II: Community Culture is the second of three reports from Econsultancy’s Digital Vision grant-winner Allison Aldridge Saur. Building a community has become a primary goal for many marketing organizations. In this report Saur uses the template of Native American tribal practices to highlight techniques that marketers can use to strengthen communities.
Econsultancy's Facebook Pages for Business Best Practice Guide has been produced specifically with the aim of helping organizations and brands design and implement their Facebook pages for maximum effect, no matter what the objective.
This 100+ page document contains sections ranging from building an internal business case for a Facebook presence through to understanding internal strategy and moderation.
The guide also contains a comprehensive, 50-point checklist of best practice issues and their associated success factors that you'll need for your Facebook activity.
How to ensure that your website complies with the EU e-Privacy Directive
The EU Cookie Law report looks into the legal changes as they affect online businesses in the UK, the potential threats to online business models and the steps that companies could be taking now to demonstrate compliance with the EU ePrivacy Directive.
This guide explains the legislation as far as it affects UK online businesses, sets out some practical steps that you can take towards compliance, as well as showing some practical examples of how websites can gain users’ consent for setting cookies.
The Progression of Agency Value: Developing a Model for Agency Maturity in a Digital World report, published in association with Adobe, aims to identify the key challenges faced by agencies in a fast-changing marketplace. The study looks at how agencies are responding through their own use of technology and the required adaptations of skillsets, processes and behaviours. The 59-page report also provides a broad-based model for agency maturity incorporating the essential component areas arising from the research (data, technology, skills and culture).
Online Communities Part Two: Engaging Your Community Across Multiple Platforms is the second report in a series of four by DJ Waldow that focus on digital community building. This report uses detailed case studies to demonstrate how brands can connect with an audience across multiple social media sites.
Best Practices in Digital Display Advertising: How to make a complex ecosystem work efficiently for your organization is a comprehensive overview of display media advertising. Tailored to marketers who are attempting both branding and direct response, topics covered include emergent technology, key changes, and guidance on how to discover, buy, serve, and measure digital display media advertisements.
Please note: There is a newer version of this report available
In March 2012, Econsultancy ran a short poll of more than 700 marketers about the new EU e-Privacy Directive to see how companies are preparing for the new legislation ahead of the May 26 deadline for compliance. This free 141-page report contains the full findings of the survey and looks at how well companies understand the new EU cookie laws.
Redefining Digital Tribes Using Native American Tribal Practices is the first of three reports from Econsultancy’s Digital Vision grant-winner Allison Aldridge Saur. Building a community has become a primary goal for many marketing organizations. The words that surround these communities range help define and grow them. In this report Saur explores the role of Naming in digital community building, using the template of Native American tribal practice to highlight best practices. What is a tribe? How do they work? And what can digital marketers learn from studying them?
The Digital Marketing and E-commerce Careers Guide for students and graduates provides valuable advice for those considering or looking to work in the digital industry. Tailored for the UK, the guide discusses how to look and prepare for job opportunities, advice on graduate programmes, and what kind of work experience you should look to do to give you the best chance of securing the job you want. It also provides interview advice. It is free to download.
The Digital Marketing and E-commerce Careers Guide for senior digital professionals provides advice on how to improve your career. It is free to download and aimed at UK professionals.