Category Archives: Marketing Guide

Marketers Finally Learning How To Optimize Search Spend, Data Shows

Marketers Finally Learning How To Optimize Search Spend, Data Shows by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, October 25, 2019 Marketers spent 7% more on search ads in the third quarter of 2019, compared with the year-ago quarter. Paid-search impressions grew 29% year-over-year. Clicks rose 15% YoY — but not at the same pace as impressions, … Continue reading Marketers Finally Learning How To Optimize Search Spend, Data Shows

Marketers have to play more videogames to make better brand experiences

Here’s a look into successful in-game mechanics and tactics that could help brand experiences drive engagement and revenue. Stefan Tauber on October 24, 2019  In case you don’t follow gaming, the first Fortnite Worldcup came to a glorious end a couple of months ago and the numbers alone were staggering: 40 million qualifiers, 20,000+ fans … Continue reading Marketers have to play more videogames to make better brand experiences

Starbucks, Alibaba Launch Voice Ordering In China

Starbucks, Alibaba Launch Voice Ordering In China by Chuck Martin , September 19, 2019 Using Alibaba’s smart speaker, Starbucks is launching voice ordering and delivery in China. Customers can use Alibaba’s Tmall Genie smart speaker to place an order by voice for delivery within 30 minutes. Starbucks is leveraging Alibaba’s on-demand food delivery platform Ele.me. … Continue reading Starbucks, Alibaba Launch Voice Ordering In China

Marketers, ‘The Joneses’ and why it’s dangerous to try and keep up with them

Companies must make a commitment to be strategic without endless instruction and wasted time for employees who actually use the martech. Steve Olenski on September 5, 2019 For those of you not familiar with the term Keeping Up With the Joneses, it can often refer to the practice of trying to keep up with, or even one-up, someone else when … Continue reading Marketers, ‘The Joneses’ and why it’s dangerous to try and keep up with them

Reaching Consumers At Their Most Receptive

Reaching Consumers At Their Most Receptive by Nina Lentini , Staff Writer @Nina_Lentini, August 20, 2019 Pilgrim’s Just Bare Chicken banks on being among the top results of searches for “fresh chicken.” That’s how it came to be sold on Amazon, in fact. And, said Laston Charriez, Head of Marketing, Pilgrim’s, it is expanding to Amazon Go. It has … Continue reading Reaching Consumers At Their Most Receptive

Want to improve your marketing operations? Make everyone on the team a coach

Kimi Corrigan, head of marketing operations at Duo, encourages team members to feel ownership and responsibility to teach others. Amy Gesenhues on August 20, 2019 Marketing operations are the driving force behind a company’s marketing technology implementations and processes. Successfully managing complex marketing operations efforts takes a capable, agile and tech-savvy team, which is difficult … Continue reading Want to improve your marketing operations? Make everyone on the team a coach

250ok adds email validation feature

Following tests that show email address misclassified as “undeliverable”, 250ok Validation seeks to help marketers reach engaged consumers. Jennifer Cannon on July 30, 2019 Email analytics and deliverability platform 250ok released a new addition to its email optimization toolset: email validation capabilities. 250ok Validation and help marketers identify active, valid email addresses on their lists. … Continue reading 250ok adds email validation feature

What marketers and business leaders can learn from a former Navy Seal

Prove how much you care about your teammates and then project that to customers because your brand is a reflection of your work culture. Steve Olenski on July 25, 2019 In my career, I have had the pleasure of interviewing an incredible variety of people. From CMOs of the biggest brands in the world to … Continue reading What marketers and business leaders can learn from a former Navy Seal