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Real Story on MarTech: Avoid these five vendor selection pitfalls

Some common mistakes made when evaluating and choosing solutions and how to avoid them. Tony Byrne on September 28, 2021 Buying marketing technology can be stressful. The impact of your choice will reverberate across your enterprise, and switching costs can become prohibitive. Yet, it can seem hard to know in advance whether you’re picking the right … Continue reading Real Story on MarTech: Avoid these five vendor selection pitfalls

How to Create a MarTech Stack That Supports Your Growth Goals (+ Best Tools)

Alejandra Zilak September 19, 2021 Whether you’re a creative, entrepreneur, or into any type of industry where you get to share your gifts with other people, you’re likely aware that the only way to accomplish any level of success is with good marketing. Effective marketing. Smart marketing. But even knowing that on a fundamental level … Continue reading How to Create a MarTech Stack That Supports Your Growth Goals (+ Best Tools)

From Big Data to Big Ops: Brinker speaks on marketing ops shift

How marketers can navigate the tech explosion around every business function imaginable. DevOps and DataOps for starters. Chris Wood on September 15, 2021 Every marketer has seen that crowded graphic of the marketing technology landscape, which gets set in smaller print every year as the number of vendor logos balloons, now, to over 8,000 and … Continue reading From Big Data to Big Ops: Brinker speaks on marketing ops shift

A holistic personalization technology strategy

Your personalization strategies will require several adjacent capabilities beyond simple targeting logic. Apoorv Durga on September 10, 2021 at 10:26 am In part one of this three-part series, I explained different options regarding where to seat functional personalization capabilities in your overal marketing technology stack. In this follow-up, I’ll explore different platform components required for building a … Continue reading A holistic personalization technology strategy

The Real Story on MarTech: Navigating the new world of consumer privacy

Start with an organizing framework to categorize and understand the issues, dynamics, challenges, and opportunities in such a way that you can take action. Sarah Brown on August 26, 2021 Marketers and advertisers are facing choppy waters at the confluence of two powerful currents: a vigorous new era of consumer data privacy, rolling into “data-driven … Continue reading The Real Story on MarTech: Navigating the new world of consumer privacy

The Real Story on MarTech: 10 steps to making better vendor selection choices

Selecting better technology really means selecting better-fitting technology. Here’s how to do just that. Jarrod Gingras on July 22, 2021 Industry surveys over multiple decades have repeatedly shown that more than half of technology projects fail to meet their objectives — or just fail outright. My discussions with martech customers suggest their success rates are … Continue reading The Real Story on MarTech: 10 steps to making better vendor selection choices

Real Story on MarTech: Sometimes the biggest vendors carry the biggest risks

But many smaller vendors are betting their lives on a single offering. Tony Byrne on July 15, 2021 at 11:54 am In 2019 when IBM suddenly let go of nearly all its martech portfolio, I joked that it reversed an ancient adage: while perhaps “no one ever got fired for recommending Big Blue,” it turns … Continue reading Real Story on MarTech: Sometimes the biggest vendors carry the biggest risks

Leveraging customer content, old martech myths: Thursday’s daily brief

Plus, submit your session pitch for our fall MarTech event Kim Davis on May 6, 2021  Marketing Land’s daily brief features daily insights, news, tips, and essential bits of wisdom for today’s digital marketer. If you would like to read this before the rest of the internet does, sign up here to get it delivered … Continue reading Leveraging customer content, old martech myths: Thursday’s daily brief