It’s no secret that data-driven marketing (DDM) is top of mind for brand and agency executives. But what is surprising—shocking, in fact—is how vital first- and third-party information is for creative and execution strategies today. Case in point: 70% of senior marketing executives from brands, agencies and related industry segments say data-driven marketing is a core element of a majority of their campaigns, according to a new Oracle-Forbes Insights survey.
This full immersion in data and analytics—more than what many industry insiders may have realized—shows how quickly brands and agencies have recognized the potential benefits and rushed to replace outdated “gutfeel” decision making with quantifiable research. This was another recurring theme in the Oracle-Forbes Insights study, which found that marketing executives rely on advanced analytics to increase sales, attract new customers and expand brand awareness. In addition, 71% of respondents feel they effectively use it to identify
Today, customers make decisions about brands on a moment-by-moment basis. They expect personal and authentic experiences that build connections and deepen relationships with their favorite brands. New technology makes it possible to deliver on these expectations and succeed in today’s new era of marketing.
By utilizing these best practices from TapInfluence, you’ll increase your brand’s credibility while building goodwill and trust with potential customers. Incorporating the expert voices of industry influencers engages your audience, highlights brand integrity, and helps further your marketing goals.
As deal complexity has risen, so too has customers' risk aversion and the number of stakeholders dedicated to a given purchase. The best companies build consensus among diverse groups by tapping into the right values and fostering an environment of collective learning.
Use our Salary Guide to adapt as fast as the talent you’re after.
Your company will only go as far as your creative and marketing minds take it. They build your unique brand and convince consumers to buy your products and services. But to acquire the best of them, you have to do some convincing of your own—and it starts with salaries.
Even with the justified chatter about career paths, culture and work-life balance, salary is still the one. In fact, two thirds of respondents to the recent Workforce 2020 study conducted by Oxford Economics and SAP SE, agree—they all said money matters most.
Our Creative & Marketing Salary Guide is the single most important hiring and retention tool for your company. It’ll help you confidently discuss and offer convincing salaries that help you land new talent and keep old talent.
Published By: CrowdTwist
Published Date: Mar 16, 2016
Acquiring customers to join loyalty programs requires that
brands offer amazing incentives and get creative with their
marketing efforts. This e-book offers 25 strategies to help
companies grow their loyalty program memberships.
The average American worker sends more than 10,000 emails each year - for a company of 500, that's more than 5 million emails sent from your domain. That's 5 million brand impressions and clickable calls-to-action you could be missing out on. Employee email signatures are a massive marketing channel you've been missing out on. Here are 28 creative email signature examples used by some of the world's leading brands.
As an industry, our ability to seize the potential for social media for lead generation is stifled by one thing: an outdated mindset. We still think advertising is advertising and social media is something else. In fact, advertising and social media are the same thing: they're content. The moment we realize that all marketing is content, we can break through the campaign mindset and find new ways to fuel powerful brand interactions-the kind that fuel transactions. In this white paper, you'll learn about several ways to transform your Web site into a lead generation machine with distributed content marketing.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
What sales and marketing gaps are you defending? How
are they impacting your ability to hit your numbers? In
this guide, we examine five massive gaps that could be
costing you time, customers, top-line growth and profit.
And we show you how to transform your business by
closing those gaps so you can get back to growing.
• Discover how to transform your business by
connecting sales and marketing with a shared set
of practices that have been proven to grow brands,
grow revenue and increase profit.
• Get expert advice from leaders who have walked
in your shoes, leaped over the gaps and unleashed
sales and marketing to drive growth – together.
• Watch insight-packed webinars from Forrester
Research, Microsoft and Adobe.
Published By: Balihoo
Published Date: Feb 03, 2012
This paper shares tips for ensuring local websites allow your brand and its local resellers to be "found" at the local search level, deliver the right content to the right audience, and provide measurable marketing ROI.
Olapic is an innovator in visual content solutions, offering the technology and expertise to help brands create authentic, personalized, and effective customer experiences along their entire journey. Through user-generated content – content that is earned from consumers; influencer-generated content – content that is requested from specific creators; and enhanced branded content – existing image or long-form video content that is transformed into short form videos, Olapic helps brands get the right visual content, use it across marketing channels, and understand its impact on performance and ROI.
The Big 6 social networks offer tremendous marketing opportunites—and each one is very different. That’s why Spredfast has assembled our 6 Blueprints for Social
Network Success. In this quick-read collection, you’ll discover more than 50 constructive, actionable marketing tips and real-world examples from major brands like Hyatt, British Airways, Target, and General Mills. Let’s start building!
Paid search marketing has come a long way from keyword searches. Thanks to advances in technology, brands are shifting from targeting keywords to targeting people at key moments. Additionally, Google recently made significant changes to its search engine results pages. Right-rail ads have vanished and Google Shopping ad units are displayed more prominently on mobile. Other innovative changes are also on the horizon.
In this e-book, we identify six key areas of paid search advertising that are positioned to upend the marketing landscape and offer suggestions for how to take advantage of those trends.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Mar 22, 2018
Words like “brand advocate” and “engagement” can sound squishy and could lead you to believe any potential gains from this new way of marketing will be intangible.
That is not the case.
Download these slides to understand the real—and substantial—financial benefits that can come from moving to engagement-focused marketing.
Published By: Uberall
Published Date: Apr 12, 2019
Congratulations on having a location marketing or geo-marketing platform! By focusing on optimizing your brand footprint you are probably ahead of the curve in your industry. But how far ahead? Your competitors have caught on to location marketing by now, and the clock is ticking. You need to take your game to the next level.
It has been projected that interactive marketing spending will hit the $61 billion mark by 2012. With this much competition, a brand needs to make sure the dollars it invests in interactive marketing are well spent or risk being lost in the growing ad clutter. To help ensure its ad money won’t be wasted, a brand needs a blueprint to follow in order to guide it to interactive marketing success.
In this paper, we introduce the essential components of online opinion monitoring. By incorporating them into your analysis, you can take full advantage of the opportunities that social media offers to you. Opinion monitoring will help you to develop informed advertising and marketing strategies that promote your brand’s market success.