We need to fundamentally rethink our strategies as we transition from mass messaging to targeted storytelling. Greg Heist on June 30, 2020 There was a time—and not terribly long ago—that getting marketing messages to a mass audience was relatively easy: identify a target demographic and then figure out the mix of broadcast and print ads … Continue reading It’s clear the era of traditional mass messaging is over
Gary Simpson — May 8, 2020 The global viral pandemic has flipped the script for multiple industries; airlines, banks, high-street stores, and manufacturers have been forced to close shop. As the year unfolds, it has had a detrimental impact on the economy and many businesses are suffering. A recent survey conducted by Orbit Media shows … Continue reading How Your Small Business Can Get a Head Start on Marketing When COVID-19 Is Over
Meredith Wholley — March 12, 2020 With annual performance reviews wrapped up and Quarter 1 well underway, it is time to look ahead at the year and capitalize on opportunities for professional development. Performance discussions open the conversation between leaders and employees, but continual conversations are how real changes are implemented in real-time. What is … Continue reading Annual Performance Discussions Are Over. Now What?
Gleb Tsipursky — March 12, 2020 Care about your bottom line? Then you should preferably hire women rather than men. This is true regardless of whether you factor in diversity considerations. Separately from the beneficial financial, social, and cultural impact of having a diverse workforce, hiring women over men makes dollars and sense. You might … Continue reading Why You Should Hire Women Over Men, According to Science
Diminishing third-party cookie data and growing privacy regulations will impact available data, driving more marketers to take control over ID graphs and identity programs. Amy Gesenhues on February 6, 2020 U.S. marketers are expected to invest $2.6 billion in identity resolution programs by 2022 — a 188% increase over the course of four years, according … Continue reading Is it time marketers take more ownership over their identity resolution platforms?
Dave Brock — January 24, 2020 One book I reread every year is “Excellence, Can We Be Equal And Excellent Too?” by John Gardner. It was published in the early 60s and is one of the most profound modern philosophy books I’ve read. A mentor recommended it to me, I reread it every year. One … Continue reading “Form Triumphs Over Substance”
The five-day stretch from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday was record-breaking for e-commerce but brands still have more time for profitable sales on Amazon. Andrew Waber on December 12, 2019 On Cyber Monday alone, consumers spent $9.4B via online channels – that’s up $1.5B from just last year, according to Adobe, and another record-breaking figure in … Continue reading Amazon ad spend rises over Cyber 5, but most efficient sales days still ahead
Kevin George — December 11, 2019 Follow @imkevin_monk A landing page, as the name itself suggests, is a web page that you land upon after clicking on a search engine optimized search result, marketing promotion and email or an online advertisement. In fact, a good landing page is a great way of boosting your business’s … Continue reading Evolution of Landing Pages: How Have They Changed Over Time
Dori-Jo Bonner — November 26, 2019 As we charge full steam ahead into the last few weeks of 2019, we cannot help but notice all the festive colors and lights that are beginning to line the streets and shopping malls. Our email marketing schedules are laden with festive emails and Christmas specials, but this year, … Continue reading Why Are Emails Moving Over to the Dark Side?
It’s time to dig deep, gear up and find inspiration to survive the holiday season slog. Ryan Phelan on November 7, 2019 I have a great career because I get to play in different sandboxes. This week, for example, I got to meet with a client in financial services, one that has little to do … Continue reading Moving holiday email campaigns over the finish line