Category Archives: Marketing Platforms

First Forrester forecast for marketing automation finds it is still ‘early innings’ for adoption

The annual marketing spend for these platforms will more than double by 2023, the report predicts. Barry Levine on May 15, 2018   In the hubbub over all the new technologies, the workhorse marketing automation platforms keep doing their jobs. And in “Marketing Automation Technology Forecast, 2017 to 2023 (Global)” [available for Forrester clients only], … Continue reading First Forrester forecast for marketing automation finds it is still ‘early innings’ for adoption

Let’s face it — clickbait works. Here’s how to use it to your advantage

Hook people with a creative title using the right words as “bait,” and searchers will click your links, says contributor John Lincoln. Here are 9 examples of successful titles that encourage better click-through rates. John Lincoln on May 2, 2018   No two ways about it — clickbait works! With the right page title, you … Continue reading Let’s face it — clickbait works. Here’s how to use it to your advantage

Amazon Launches Search Services For Small Agencies Through Alexa.com

Amazon Launches Search Services For Small Agencies Through Alexa.com by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, April 12, 2018 Alexa.com — a wholly owned Amazon subsidiary since 1999, which focuses on analytics and data — began rolling out a series of offerings Thursday to support search engine optimization, paid-search advertising and content marketing on engines such as Bing … Continue reading Amazon Launches Search Services For Small Agencies Through Alexa.com

IAS launches brand safe, fraud-free programmatic tech solution for in-app ads

The measurement and analytics company says its brand safety integration is the first one in the mobile in-app space. Robin Kurzer on March 30, 2018     Integral Ad Science (IAS) has unveiled a first-to-market technology solution that helps programmatic advertisers target mobile in-app ads that are brand safe, free of fraud and have a … Continue reading IAS launches brand safe, fraud-free programmatic tech solution for in-app ads

Is your martech stack keeping pace with changing customer behavior?

It’s hard to keep up with quickly evolving consumer behaviors. Columnist Kevin Bobowski believes marketers will need to adapt their martech stacks and deliver a better experience to meet rising expectations. Kevin Bobowski on October 24, 2017   In my previous article, I discussed the importance of delivering a great customer experience — and using … Continue reading Is your martech stack keeping pace with changing customer behavior?

The fallacy of choice: How conversational UIs are altering the marketing landscape

Columnist Malcolm Cox discusses how conversational UI is impacting marketing and why simplifying the customer experience is the only way forward. Malcolm Cox on September 28, 2017   Apple’s new iPhone X is doing away with nearly everything but the screen. Now, we’ll only have to look at it for it to know that it’s … Continue reading The fallacy of choice: How conversational UIs are altering the marketing landscape