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Ashley Friedlein

Ashley Friedlein’s marketing and digital trends for 2019

Every year Econsultancy’s founder Ashley Friedlein picks out the digital and marketing trends and developments which he believes will shape the industry and digital/marketing planning and thinking in the year ahead.

Here are his predictions across 10 areas and disciplines in 2019.

Latest Research, Best Practice and Trends

A Guide to Digital Marketing Tools

1. Introduction In response to the exponential growth in marketing technology solutions available over the past few years (Figure 1), this report aims to provide a practical overview of 60 popular and peer-recommended tools in four main categories. Figure 1: Number of martech solutions globally Source: Chiefmartech’s Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic 2018 lists more […]

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The Future of Marketing

1. Introduction ‘The Future of Marketing’ is based on an exploratory and descriptive research enquiry into the trends shaping the future of marketing. The report examines the main objectives and key priority areas for marketers within the next five years. A survey was conducted among 492 respondents who classified as advertisers/ client-side marketers, media owners […]

A Marketer’s Guide to AI and Machine Learning

A Marketer’s Guide to AI and Machine Learning

1. Introduction 1.1. Executive Summary Artificial intelligence (AI) is an area of technology that has suffered from over-hyping and confusing language, but clarity is finally developing. AI is the ability of technology to make smart decisions in a human way in relation to such things as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages. […]

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Webinar

In this Econsultancy Trends webinar we examine Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and how it relates to modern marketing, drawing on key insights from Econsultancy’s 2018 report, A Marketer’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.



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