Peter Schlegel

About Peter Schlegel

Facebook Exchange: a new dog doing old retargeting tricks

The social network launched Facebook Exchange to combat investor scepticism of its ability to monetise on its users through advertising.

Early results suggest that the hailed value of user data has been sidetracked by a well-known advertiser darling: retargeting.

Techies are from Mars, marketers are from Venus

Marketing software companies might orbit the planet marketing. But they certainly do not live on it.

Despite claims to the contrary, tech geeks still don’t ‘get’ marketers. But what can marketers do to improve relations with techies?

How marketing teams should think about technology

While sound understanding of marketing technology is mandatory for marketers, riding every hyped tech wave is bound to spread you too thin. Selective participation is key to succeeding.

Technology has become an integral part of marketing, no doubt. And navigating the multitude of new technologies, the art of prioritisation is arguably the most important challenge to address. Data from Econsultancy’s Marketing Budgets 2011 Report gives food for thought.