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The case for chatbots being the new apps – notes from #WebSummit2016

 “Bots are the new apps” according to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in a keynote given at a Microsoft developer conference in March 2016.

On the basis of the amount of start-ups working on bot related activities at Web Summit 2016, it would seem as if bots may be about to become mainstream after all.

Why marketers need to pay attention to the Internet of Things

Last week I attended Web Summit, now one of the world’s largest tech conferences.

Most of the talks that I attended were at the digital marketing stage although I did make time to attend talks at the data and analytics stage, the content maker’s stage and design stage. 

How to build a brand online: Tips from Kickstarter, Zalando & more

With social media, mobile devices and the internet in general growing more pervasive and integral to life every passing day, ecommerce brands are faced with a situation befitting that of a greek tragedy.

On the one hand, the digital age has created potential audiences that outnumber anything the world has seen before.