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How do tourism boards entice different travellers with one marketing campaign?

It’s difficult to sum up or sell a destination. 

More often than not, places mean different things to different people, holding appeal based on personal preferences or interests.

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rachael morris

A day in the life of... optimisation director at a programmatic agency

Rachael Morris works at Infectious Media, a programmatic agency, and heads up insight and optimisation.

Let's learn more about analytics and advertising, and hear what a day in Rachael's life brings.

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How Amazon retailers can use search & social ads to improve customer engagement

Many brands are embracing ecommerce focused advertising on Amazon. But how can you build this into an omnichannel programme incorporating search and social?

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bob marley

GDPR and email marketing: Everything’s gonna be all right

I’ve got great news for you, email marketers of the world! The GDPR doesn’t mean the end of life as you know it. The end is NOT nigh. 

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What is invitational marketing? And why do you need it?

Joe Stanhope of Forrester Research recently wrote an article on why the technology which is used to support the marketing function needs to evolve.

He makes some strong points. However, he hasn’t gone far enough. It is not just the technology that needs to change but it is the fundamentals of how marketing is conducted today that really needs to be transformed at its core.

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GDPR: What future for first, second and third-party data

The GDPR goes into effect in less than two weeks and while many companies are focused on executing their compliance strategies, it's not too early to start thinking about the future of data in a post-GDPR world.

Here are how first, second and third-party data will likely be affected by the game-changing regulation.

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Klout: Where did it go wrong?

As you are probably aware, website and mobile app Klout, which allows users to measure their influence using social media analytics and rewards them for high scores, expertise and influence in particular topics, will be shuttering its service towards the end of this month.

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A day in the life of... three friends who founded an agency

This week's 'Day in the Life' is a fascinating story of three friends and engineers who founded an apparel brand, got good at marketing and so decided to found a marketing agency, too.

We caught up with FlowState Marketing co-founder Shamus McNutt to find out more.

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Anorak will use Open Banking to sell life insurance

For years, upstart fintechs have aimed to create innovative experiences that deliver value to consumers, often at the expense of entrenched financial institutions. 

One of the ways they have accomplished this is by using a variety of techniques to retrieve their users' data from the financial institutions they bank with.

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China is a "massively untapped market" for US media sellers

Western companies looking to expand their brands into China often face significant challenges in doing so successfully.

Many companies have struggled to compete with favored local competitors, and some have even been forbidden from entering the Chinese market in the first place. 

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The best digital marketing stats we’ve seen this week

Get ready for a stellar roundup of digital marketing stats, including news about brand visibility, backlinks, sponsored content, and much more.

If that’s not enough, try delving into the Internet Statistics Compendium, as it’s packed full of further facts and figures.

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The six types of marketing org structure

How should a modern marketing department be structured?

This is a bit of a rhetorical question, partly because there is no one-size-fits-all answer (hang in there, there will be some actual, proper content in this article) and partly because Econsultancy has already made a decent fist of answering this question (but you'll have to subscribe to download our truly excellent and detailed new report, A Guide to the Modern Marketing Model and Organisational Structures).

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