Danielle Read — May 13, 2019 — May 13, 2019 What’s the metric you look for first when checking back in on an Instagram post? We hate to say it. But we all do it. It’s ‘Likes’, right? How many Likes did your competitor get? How quickly? How many more (or less) Likes are being … Continue reading Instagram Hiding Like Counts and What it Means for Brands
Rachel Sullivan — May 11, 2019 Follow @rachelesullivan — May 11, 2019 There are no shortcuts to good marketing. This may be an unpopular opinion, but I strongly believe it. Sometime within the last five to 10 years, the meaning behind the term “growth hacking” has morphed into an excuse to use hacks (sometimes more … Continue reading To Build Your Brand’s Following, You Need to Give Value First
Invest in your customer base in the same way you want them to invest in your company. These three steps can get you started. Ryan Phelan on April 30, 2019 My last post here generated some great conversations with readers, especially among people who wanted to go deeper into the concept of marketing-as-service and how … Continue reading How connected are you to your brand’s customer service?
Omnicom Folding Programmatic, Search Specialists Into Main Media Brands by Richard Whitman , Columnist, April 16, 2019 Omnicom Group CEO John Wren told financial analysts today that the company is integrating its specialist agencies Accuen and Resolution Media into its three main media agency brands: OMD, PHD and Hearts & Science. Accuen is the group’s … Continue reading Omnicom Folding Programmatic, Search Specialists Into Main Media Brands
At MarTech West, Digi-Capital’s Isabelle Hierholtz talked mobile AR strategy, and how brands like Houzz, Olay and Walmart are successfully leveraging it. Amy Gesenhues on April 16, 2019 Isabelle Hierholtz, the user strategy director for the AR/VR/XR advisor company Digi-Capital, believes mobile AR advertising offers companies an easy place to start when trying to … Continue reading The retailers and brands delivering first-rate mobile AR experiences
The company claims social platforms are making it harder to talk to customers. Some marketers say it’s the wrong move. Amy Gesenhues on April 10, 2019 Lush UK, a cosmetics company known for its bathing products, dropped a major bomb on Tuesday when the company announced it was bidding farewell to some of its social … Continue reading Lush UK bids farewell to social. Will other brands follow suit?
Don’t get distracted by the shiny new thing. Companies that use martech to serve the “human experience” are getting it right, says Riverbed CMO. Ginny Marvin on April 5, 2019 at 6:36 pm Subbu Iyer, CMO of Riverbed, speaking at MarTech Conference 2019. SAN JOSE, CA — Brands are spending more than 16% of their … Continue reading Why brands must take a people-first approach to martech
A new online shopping survey from Episerver found 68 percent of consumers often compare products they find on a brand or retailer’s site to what’s on Amazon. Amy Gesenhues on April 2, 2019 A new survey from Episerver discovered 24 percent of online shoppers always compare what they find on a brand or retail website … Continue reading Nearly 70 percent of online shoppers use Amazon to compare products found on a brand’s website
A little bit of data on the latest trends can help brands create strategies to connect to consumers in new ways – but pay attention to the details. Tony Chen on April 1, 2019 Slime. It’s the biggest crafting craze of 2018 and a rising video sensation. There were nearly 25 billion slime video views … Continue reading Why brands need to take ASMR more seriously
Seema Nayak — March 28, 2019 — March 28, 2019 While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to effective Instagram strategy, there are some tips and tactics you can learn from social media experts who manage large, high-visibility Instagram accounts. We reached out to 10 different digital strategists and social media managers at brands … Continue reading Top Brands Share Their Instagram Strategy Secrets