Alongside this need for a new framework, there are new requirements for marketing competencies and capabilities around domains of expertise like data and analytics, customer experience, content, multichannel, and personalisation, which are neither properly understood nor being met. This is acknowledged in the marketing industry but not reflected in any definitive model. Due to these […]
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Strategy and the coronavirus crisis
The theme for Day Two of the Festival of Marketing 2020 is ‘Delivering for Customers’. In the third session of the morning, Nina Bibby, Chief Marketing Officer at O2 delivered an insightful talk about how O2 navigated the coronavirus lockdown while putting the customer and their experience first.
During Day One of the Festival of Marketing 2020, Ella and Matthew Mills, founder and CEO, respectively, of Deliciously Ella, spoke about how the brand has dealt with the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic by rediscovering its start-up roots.
Dr. Cristina de Balanzo, Director at Walnut Unlimited, shares five findings of Walnut’s recent Covid-19 research and what they mean for brands.
For charities and non-profits, the Covid-19 crisis has been an extremely challenging time – but also one of opportunity. Econsultancy spoke to Lizi Zipser, Director of Strategy & Insights at Blue State, about how the pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in the third sector, and what that means for charitable organisations.
Retailers are increasingly beginning to turn to technology to solve the challenges presented by the Covid-19 era. Here are six examples of tech innovations that are being used to improve the in-store shopping experience.
New research from Econsultancy and Marketing Week’s ongoing surveys on the business impact of Covid-19 reveals differing approaches between SMEs (<50m annual revenue) and enterprise businesses (>£50m annual revenue) on responses to the virus, plans for H2, and staff attitudes.
Learn what digital strategy means and the practical tips for developing your own.
The whys and hows of creating a strong digital brand presence.
Discover what disruption means and how you can learn from disruptors in your industry.
Four key digital trends that require special attention.
Objective and KPI setting, to budgeting for digital marketing, using data for planning, segmentation and targeting and customer journey mapping
How to make your marketing strategy quantified, agile and future-proofed.
Ways you can add value to people and organisations through your brand: how to build your brand and how to avoid breaking your brand.
Learn how the fusion of digital, classic tools and architecture offers unique capability to do positioning in real-time and at an individual level via dynamic personalisation.
Explore ways to achieve market orientation through a customer-focused approach and ensure engagement from your organisation.
How to make the most of the latest methods and digital data analytics to fully inform your customer insight planning.
Learn about how traditional models of distribution have changed and how digital has broken down the barriers to entry.
Where we are now and what is likely to happen in the world of digital. We discuss the big digital eras and their impact on marketing, as well as the key innovations, challenges and opportunities to prepare for.
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Discover marketing strategy statistics with the ISD
Browse, save and export a range of marketing strategy statistics via the Internet Statistics Database, updated regularly to reflect the latest findings from the UK and around the world.