Overview

Our Best Practice Guides have a deservedly excellent reputation for being the "Bibles" on their topic. Practical, comprehensive, and constantly updated, they are the definitive "how to" guides for demanding digital marketing professionals worldwide.

If you're just getting started, then our Beginners Guides are a great introduction to a topic with loads of helpful pointers and further resources to learn more. And they're free to subscribers!

Best Practice Guides

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Best Practice Guides

Account-Based Marketing: A Practical Guide


This guide, produced in association with AdRoll, is a deep dive into the practice of account-based marketing (ABM), showing you how to set up your ABM campaign from start to finish. By working through the eight steps covered in the report, you will create your own roadmap for implementing ABM in your organization.

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Content Strategy Best Practice Guide


The Content Strategy Best Practice Guide is based on a series of in-depth interviews with a range of senior digital and non-digital marketers, content leads, heads of UX and content strategists. Written by experienced blogger, writer and consultant Neil Perkin, the report aims to identify best practice approaches, techniques, challenges and opportunities around digital content strategy.

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Building a Digital Culture


Building a Digital Culture is a Best Practice Guide providing you with tips and information on how to embed a digital culture in order to compete in a fast-paced, digitised and customer-focused world. 

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Paid Search Best Practice Guide


Thoroughly updated to include best practice around mobile paid search, Shopping campaigns, audience targeting through search, video advertising, paid search in social media and ad extensions, Econsultancy's Paid Search Best Practice Guide covers everything you need to know about paid search advertising. The guide will help beginners and experts to plan, create, launch and optimise paid search campaigns and maximise their return on investment. 

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The Future of HR in the Digital Age


Econsultancy's Future of HR in the Digital Age Best Practice Guide explores the impact of digital change on HR and the role of HR on the path to digital transformation.

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Beginner's Guides

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Online Communities


Download the final report in this series (Leveraging the Community) here.

Online Communities is a multipart series that guides marketers through the construction, upkeep, and leverage of a digital community. The four reports in this series aim to help marketers learn the best ways to conduct conversations across multiple platforms, understand the utility of email marketing, gather feedback, offer support, and, finally, convert community members into buyers.

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Online Communities Part Four: Leveraging the Community


This report is the final in a four-part series on developing and growing online communities. Leveraging the Community focuses on the tools and tactics to take advantage of social audiences that have coalesced around a brand or product. Its three primary sections - feedback, support, and selling - cover the fundamental capabilities of community.

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Digital Tribes III: Organization


Digital Tribes III is the last of three reports from Econsultancy’s Digital Vision grant-winner Allison Aldridge Saur. Marketing firms thrill at creating online communities but perhaps flounder at guiding their structure. In this report, Sauer borrows from Native American tribal practices to suggest ways marketers can organize online communities once they’ve formed.

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Online Communities Part Three: Growing the Community


Online Communities Part Three: Growing the Community is the third report in a series of four by DJ Waldow that focus on digital community building. This report uncovers how email marketing – the “digital glue” of new media – can be used to grow your community.

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Digital Tribes II: Community Culture


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.

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JUMP Magazine

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JUMP Magazine

JUMP Magazine - Fall 2012


JUMP is Econsultancy's magazine in support of the multichannel event, JUMP, which takes place on January 30, 2013 in New York. In this issue of JUMP Magazine, we look at attribution, social metrics and new ways to bridge multi-channel, integrated marketing campigns. Big data is the theme, but there are also articles on the innovative multichannel campaigns, social media engagement, customer experience and and multichannel retailing.

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JUMP Magazine

JUMP Magazine 2012


JUMP is Econsultancy's magazine in support of the multichannel event, JUMP, which takes place on October 10 in London and on November 1, 2012 in New York. In this issue of JUMP Magazine, we look at new ways to bridge the multi-channel gap. Big data is the theme, but there are also articles on the socialization of customer service, innovative multichannel campaigns, mobile apps vs. websites, discounting and media growth trends.

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JUMP Magazine

JUMP Magazine: Issue four


JUMP is Econsultancy's multichannel magazine in support of the multichannel event, JUMP, which takes place on 12 October 2011. In this fourth issue of JUMP Magazine we focus on a number of areas that will help you to join up your business, including multichannel customer servicebrilliant multichannel campaignsmobile apps vs. websitesmobile checkoutsPR's role in joined up marketing, and how brands can get creative with QR codes.

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JUMP Magazine

JUMP Magazine: Issue three


JUMP is Econsultancy's multichannel magazine in support of the multichannel event, JUMP, which takes place on 12 October 2011. In this third issue of JUMP Magazine we focus on a number of areas that will help you to join up your business, including optimising your mobile strategy, a guide to location-based marketing, using offline ads to drive online activity, and how to make the most out of your data.

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JUMP Magazine

JUMP Magazine: Issue two


JUMP is Econsultancy's multichannel magazine in support of the multichannel event, JUMP. In this second issue of JUMP Magazine we focus on a number of areas that will help you to join up your business, including why you should be using mobile coupons, content marketing in the multichannel age, 9 steps to multichannel success, and the benefits of an integrated customer service strategy.

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