Kat Knocker is customer director at Tails.com, the tailor-made subscription dog food service, and is also one of the excellent speakers at 2018’s Festival of Marketing (get your tickets here).
Some search experts are saying that the ranking factors studies churned out annually by SEO agencies and vendors are a waste of time. How true is that? And why might they be losing their relevance?
Gavin McNicholl is head of production at Vungle, a specialist in mobile video advertising. Here we find out what his typical day looks like.
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Using social media is second nature for Generation Z. This demographic (born after 1994) have grown up with smartphones glued to their fingertips, and see every moment through a social lens.
Settle in for this week’s stats roundup.
This week we’ve got news about data privacy, event marketing, brand relevance, and ever so much more.
In a recent post I explored why content has never had to work harder to reach audiences – how, when, and where they want to experience it.
Here I look at how publishers and content owners can get more mileage from their content by using the right architecture and tools to reach more devices.
Most marketers are familiar with the concept of user experience (UX) design in relation to their brand and ecommerce website.
But many may not necessarily have had the opportunity to examine the real value it can bring for their customers, their brand and their business.
Social media is all about communities. Understanding what fuels the connections within these groups is key to creating effective campaigns, especially for original programming, which often creates passionate and invested audiences.
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Are you in touch with your emotions?
Well, your favourite brand might soon be, all thanks to emotion detection and recognition technology – a market that’s predicted to grow to $65 billion by 2023.
Econsultancy’s recent report, State of B2B Ecommerce in ANZ, Southeast Asia and India, published in association with Magento, offers new data about how B2B companies across Asia-Pacific are integrating online transactions into their businesses.
With survey responses from over 500 B2B marketers across the region, the report provides insights into the growth of B2B ecommerce and its technology, and how B2B firms are harnessing people, processes, technology and data to provide a consumer-grade ecommerce experience. It is now available to download here.
Pharma marketers, like marketers in just about every industry, are pouring more and more of their dollars into digital channels.
A small but growing number are even eyeing new technologies like AR and VR to engage consumers, but according to a new report by CMI/Compas, marketers might not want to ditch traditional channels when it comes to physician engagement.
Rich Hingley is Group Creative Director at drp, a creative communications agency. We caught up with him to find out about a day in his life, why risk aversion is the nemesis of creativity, why he’s open to inspiration from anywhere, and why running is better than the internet…
(If you’re looking for a change of role, don’t forget to check the Econsultancy jobs board).
It’s been suggested that the average person sees anything between 500 and a mammoth 4,000 brand messages per day.
From a marketing perspective – that’s a hell of a lot of noise to cut through.
Influencer marketing exists in a fuzzy space as a creative and media asset, but also a public relations activity. If you were to draw a Venn Diagram of the three marketing sectors, influencer marketing would sit neatly in the overlapping middle.
This ambiguity is the biggest roadblock to the maturation of influencer marketing. How do you make clear decisions about who’s responsible — let alone budget allocation and strategic value — when you’re not even sure where influencer marketing fits in?
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Despite all of the headlines and the immense scrutiny Facebook has faced in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the social network seems to have escaped its biggest PR challenge to date largely unscathed.
But is that really the case?
China is proving an attractive proposition to many UK businesses.
Not only are tremendous success stories like Alibaba emphasising to British companies the opportunities and commercial success which is resident in the region, but as Brexit looms, seeking firmer footing and audiences overseas, especially those with strong economies, is an enticing prospect.
What is the future of customer engagement?
A few decades ago, the most effort that the average brand made to “engage” with its customers would be broadcasting a message at them via a billboard, magazine, or television ad.
The best way to persuade customers to buy products was thought to be by proclaiming their greatness, usually in a catchy or memorable way, to as wide an audience as possible.
Ecommerce is the most immediate and tangible manifestation of that much maligned term, digital transformation. For ecommerce, there is a clear, measurable change in the way that consumers behave that is impacting businesses big and small.
UX design emphasizes the importance of making design decisions around users. As the practice evolves, many design thinking techniques are also evolving to do UX well, and nearly all of them call for the participants to be in the same physical space.
The US Senate recently passed an amendment that would require pharmaceutical companies to list prices of their prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer (DTC) ads.
If the Durbin-Grassley amendment makes it through the Congressional reconciliation process intact, it could present some big new complications for pharma marketers in the US.