Category Archives: Marketing Platforms

Becoming a Master Decision Maker: 8 Steps to Follow

Jim Haudan — October 15, 2019 Follow @jhaudan Given the number of decisions that leaders must make every day, you would expect that through repetition and practice they would continue to take their decision-making capability to higher levels of proficiency. But after working with 50+ senior executive teams of Global 2000 companies, I’ve found it … Continue reading Becoming a Master Decision Maker: 8 Steps to Follow

MarTech Overtime: Why a marketing data re-architecture creates more agile marketing

During MarTech East, Jonathan Roman outlined why we must consider all areas of the organization, not just the marketing team when adding to a martech stack. Paul Taylor on October 7, 2019 at 4:04 pm Jonathan Roman walks onto the stage, coffee cup in hand. He’s relaxed. He’s confident. He knows his story is going … Continue reading MarTech Overtime: Why a marketing data re-architecture creates more agile marketing

Where do you sit on the “martech is marketing” spectrum?

Customer expectations continue to rise. Senior-level marketers like you depend on marketing technology to meet and exceed those demands. As a result, the distinction between marketing and technology is… gone. Marketing is now a digital profession that is indistinguishably intertwined with and supported by marketing technology. In truth: Martech is marketing. Bold statement? You bet. … Continue reading Where do you sit on the “martech is marketing” spectrum?

TrueView audience engagement: Paid strategies to find fans and reduce waste

Setting the right KPIs, such as earned paid media metrics instead of video completion rates, are vital to maximizing your ability to learn from and build an audience on YouTube. Justin Rudolph on June 18, 2019 All advertisers claim to do A/B testing and segmentation on their target audiences, but few do it right. YouTube … Continue reading TrueView audience engagement: Paid strategies to find fans and reduce waste

37 of the Best Google Chrome Extensions Suggested by Top Marketers

Nico Prins — February 13, 2019 Follow @nhdprins — February 13, 2019 Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world. There’s a decent chance that you’re using it right now to read this article. It’s a great platform for accessing the web, and it can be made even better with the addition … Continue reading 37 of the Best Google Chrome Extensions Suggested by Top Marketers

First Reddit, Now Quora For Search Marketers

First Reddit, Now Quora For Search Marketers by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, February 1, 2019 First Reddit. Now Quora. Marketers are gaining more options to speak with consumers through search-related, performance-related advertising. Quora — known as a platform for users to share ideas and ask questions to get answers — has launched Action Insights, … Continue reading First Reddit, Now Quora For Search Marketers

5 Differentiators to Look For in a Consolidated ESP Marketplace

Matt Harris — January 16, 2019 Follow @mrmch — January 16, 2019 The year 2018 will be remembered for tremendous consolidation in the martech industry, marked by Adobe’s $ 4.75 billion purchase of Marketo and Twilio’s $ 2 billion acquisition of SendGrid. Such consolidation is rarely driven by the needs of customers. Far more often, … Continue reading 5 Differentiators to Look For in a Consolidated ESP Marketplace

4 Features Your Digital Customer Engagement Platform Must Have

Mia Jacobs — January 15, 2019 — January 15, 2019 janeb13 / Pixabay At its core, customer success is simple: take care of your customers and they’ll take care of your business. Nurture relationships, and not only will customers receive excellent service and well-supported products, but your enterprise will be financially healthy in the long-run. … Continue reading 4 Features Your Digital Customer Engagement Platform Must Have

For many marketers, platform integration is a ‘must have’ for new tools

What is often hidden in organizations’ software choices is that many marketers will only select from the application ecosystems of Salesforce, HubSpot or other major platforms. Barry Levine on November 28, 2018   Marketers have many criteria for software tool selection, and the marketers of those tools have many angles to pitch. But one factor … Continue reading For many marketers, platform integration is a ‘must have’ for new tools