Published By: Evariant
Published Date: Sep 07, 2016
Many hospital Chief Marketing Officers continue to debate whether their institution should transform their traditional marketing campaigns and embrace digital marketing. If you are in doubt as to whether digital marketing is important to your success and the success of your hospital, look at the countless articles, white papers, and blogs that have been published over the past several years that talk to the use of the internet and web-based services by patients and consumers. Here are a few of the latest examples from Pew Research Center’s Health Fact Sheet (
Engaging potential buyers in today’s complex and noisy B2B environment demands time, effort, and intelligence. All sellers can do is hope to guide them along their journey and influence their decisions. But even the best prospects are delaying interaction with sales and are often unresponsive to traditional marketing tactics. This is forcing organisations to use relevant, timely, and holistic data to guide interactions and communications across all channels.
Read this report to understand how the age of the customer requires tech management to transform into a customer-facing function in speci?c ways. Business technology (BT) brings together technology and traditionally customer-facing roles like marketing, sales, service, brand/product management, and
ful?llment for the purpose of deploying systems of engagement that provide di?erential customer experience. Firms must build these systems of engagement from the outside in, according to how customers move in market spaces. The rules for planning, building, and running systems of engagement are not the same as for previous generations of tech management because customers are not employees. The increasingly crucial role that digital technologies play in customer engagement elevates the CIO role in business — if CIOs can move beyond the traditional IT focus on technology assets and adopt an expanded view that centers on customer experience and choice
Increasing your non-interest revenues without increasing customer fees that ultimately drive customers away can be a challenge.
The digital economy is opening up new ways to drive additional revenue from existing customers. The same technical innovations are also opening up new ways to communicate with customers about both digital and traditional offerings. But that results in customers becoming overwhelmed with advertising and marketing messages. They are forced to decide upfront who is providing relevant information and who to completely ignore. Ultimately, it comes down to trust.
Customers consider generic messages to be spam and learn to filter them out, even if they come from a known vendor. Over the long run, these types of marketing campaigns not only see diminishing returns, they can even damage your long-term relationship with customers and decrease revenues.
Micro-marketing overcomes the noise that traditional spam-marketing creates and establishes news levels of trust betwee
At IBM Watson Marketing, we believe deeply in this
practice and have dedicated a large effort to provide
some of this critical data to marketers.
The newest IBM Watson Marketing annual report of
marketing benchmarks is bigger and better than ever
with mobile marketing metrics data in addition to
email marketing metrics.
This year’s report includes traditional benchmark
metrics such as email marketing open, click-through
and unsubscribe rates, as well as email client and
device data and engagement/read rates. New
this year to the report are delivery and message
frequency metrics for SMS and open and clickthrough rates for mobile push messages.
Published By: Claravine
Published Date: Jan 03, 2019
Marketers have long struggled with the simple task of knowing
which marketing spend is truly effective, and how to optimize that
spend. At the heart of the issue lies the challenge of ensuring the
data quality and consistency exists to make decisions based on
Why is this a problem? First, effective tracking is reliant on the
consistent, complete application of campaign tracking codes and
associated metadata, which has traditionally been a manual, ungoverned
process. Adding to this complexity has been the dramatic
expansion of digital marketing point solutions, and the disparate
teams expected to execute across each of these channels and geographies.
The result is what you would expect—highly inaccurate,
incomplete, and inconsistent data that must be manually cleaned
before reporting is possible.
Fortunately a solution exists. Progressive marketing leaders are
implementing Digital Experience Data Management (DXDM), ensuring
the rich, consistent insights critical to ma
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
The headwinds facing traditional and online retailers in 2017 are numerous and well documented. Chief among the challenges: a sustained assault on established business models driven by changing consumer behavior and the competitive might of e-commerce giant Amazon. Large big-box players, such as Walmart and Target, are responding to the threat - and embracing the opportunity of e-commerce - by boosting online spending by hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars annually.
Yet even the largest and most well-resourced players can’t
simply spend their way to success. Competing with Amazon
and adjusting to the changing demands of consumers
means taking a hard look at the engines driving e-commerce
and digital marketing operations, scouring for missed
opportunities, and investing in the technologies that will
fuel the innovations of tomorrow.
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
The headwinds facing traditional and online retailers in 2017 are numerous and well documented. Chief among the challenges: a sustained assault on established business models driven by changing consumer behavior and the competitive might of e-commerce giant Amazon. Large big-box players, such as Walmart and Target, are responding to the threat - and embracing the opportunity of e-commerce - by boosting online spending by hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars annually. Yet even the largest and most well-resourced players can’t simply spend their way to success. Competing with Amazon and adjusting to the changing demands of consumers means taking a hard look at the engines driving e-commerce and digital marketing operations, scouring for missed opportunities, and investing in the technologies that will fuel the innovations of tomorrow.
Published By: Silverpop
Published Date: Sep 19, 2011
Most marketers make some effort to take advantage of the big buying season, but have your initiatives started getting more lukewarm than a neglected cup of hot cocoa? This season, to really maximize your revenue, freshen up your campaigns by adding some new twists to your traditional holiday marketing initiatives.
The old adage, "you get what you pay for" may no longer be true when it comes to traditional paid media investments. Effectiveness of traditional advertising and paid media - TV, newspaper, print - is on the decline, so marketers are choosing to push their dollars to social advertisements. In fact, 62% of marketers expect to increase their spending on Facebook marketing, along with other social media sites, over the next year.
Marketers now must focus their attention on getting more from their advertising efforts by making sure that their media strategies work together. This means their paid media must work with their owned media to get more consumers to engage and participate - thus driving more earned media and amplification for their brand.
Download here to learn more!
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Jul 24, 2014
Consumers anoint—and abandon—providers with breathtaking speed, causing seismic shifts in the market. This new era of consumers is also increasingly difficult to define, no longer neatly fitting into traditional marketing segments. With the rise of emerging markets and micro-segments, manufacturing is confronting the challenge of mass customization.
The question is not if or when but how: Customers are demanding variety, and manufacturing companies must deliver.
What’s key to making this work? Big data visibility, flexible processes, and an agile ecosystem that can move swiftly to serve an increasingly fragmenting, but exceptionally demanding consumer base.
For the most part, even companies using sophisticated technology to provide consistent access and answers across channels still view customer service through a traditional lens of serving the needs of the customer—despite its usefulness in marketing, building brand equity, up- and cross-selling and driving loyalty, as well as capturing the voice of the customer for product and service improvement and new product and service ideas. Even when serving customers is seen as a strategic goal for the entire organization, few companies seem to be leveraging customer service as a true organizational
Published By: EverString
Published Date: Jul 10, 2018
Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is gaining traction as the viable compliment to traditional sales and marketing efforts. ABM allows sales and marketing teams to be more personalized and targeted for the accounts that matter most to their business.
In this ebook we will take you through:
- The foundation of Account-Based Marketing
- Why ABM has become so popular
- How to select your target accounts
- How to build a data-backed ABM strategy
- How to implement an ABM strategy
Reacting to our customer’s “moments of truth” will require unique, personalized responses in real time that transcend traditional marketing and span channels and devices. This is more than marketing maturity: it’s the new marketing imperative.
Published By: IBM Unica
Published Date: Apr 16, 2012
With end-to-end enterprise marketing management solutions from IBM, you can transform all aspects of marketing to engage customers in highly relevant, interactive dialogues across digital, social, mobile and traditional marketing channels. Read to find out more.
The global financial crisis of 2008 still reverberates today. Sluggish economic growth, stricter regulatory requirements and rapidly changing consumer behavior are placing unprecedented demands on the banking industry. In recent years, banks – particularly those with substantial retail operations – have relied on the lethargy of their customers to maintain their business. Customer loyalty has been based more on proximity of local branches and convenience of ATM networks than the quality of customer care or products and services priced and tailored to a bank’s best customers. In response to the financial crisis, banks have focused on wringing complexity and costs from their systems – exacerbated by mergers and acquisitions – while dealing with new and tighter regulations. Yet, their traditional “one-size-fits-all” mass-marketing approach to customers has remained constant.
Organizations across all sizes and industries are leveraging tools to simplify business. Traditionally, marketing technology has been very task specific, designed to operate within a single functional silo such as email campaign management or lead scoring. But marketers know the value and significance of aligning marketing automation, sales force automation (SFA), and customer relationship management (CRM) platforms in the cloud — a task that can be easily accomplished through the implementation of Marketing Technologies.
Businesses of all shapes, sizes and descriptions understand traditional, interruption marketing is now less efficient than ever. This awakening has powered the shift to inbound and content marketing, and the accompanying belief that "content is king."
But here's the problem: If nobody can find the king, and most people distrust the king, are you still the king?
To succeed, marketers need to focus on the metrics that matter most to executives. Download this report to find out what metrics are important to the c-suite and how to measure your impact across the organization.
Storytelling has long been a staple of good brand marketing. But the concept has taken on more urgency in the digital space, where brands now have the power to engage directly with their customers through web and mobile channels.
The mandate for more sophisticated brand content has introduced a new set of challenges for online retailers—namely, how to integrate traditionally separate marketing and commerce operations to deliver a unified experience to shoppers.
Published By: Jobvite
Published Date: Mar 31, 2015
Recruiting has traditionally been considered a function of Human Resources, but with new tools on the market and new strategies in the air, some are saying it belongs with the marketing team. Others are suggesting Talent Acquisition be pulled out into it’s own unique department in larger organizations. There are innovative strategies that address the changing landscape of digital relationships and networks, and powerful new tools that can seem magical when you’re trying to find the perfect candidate for the available position.
Understanding these strategies and harnessing these tools will prepare you to source, screen, interview and hire the best talent for your growing organization. Read this ebook to learn more.