Increased productivity is the real Hook for marketing automation.
Who can take data and turn it into insight? The candy man can.
Multichannel marketing requires multiple disciplines—many of which do not come naturally. Here are some pointers from Gartner that direct marketers might want to to keep in mind.
Two ways digital marketers can shoot higher than average for campaign performance.
The strategic use of marketing automation requires a focus on the individual or organization and his journey with a brand.
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Experts weigh in on the pros and cons of programmatic ad buying and offer tips on how to steer clear of some of ills plaguing the purchasing model.
Marketers must learn how to integrate Big Data and automation with their own creativity—and at the intersection of algorithms and creativity lies testing.
These days, workflow automation—whether driven by the rapid advancement of technology or simple business economics—is essential for virtually any business or company.
Over the past year programmatic marketing has emerged as a critical marketing technique—and a key discussion topic—for marketers and media executives in the digital display space.
Adventures with robo-tweeting: Either the response tweets I received from @AmericanAir were automated, or the voice behind the handle has been lobotomized.
Decision-making by committee gets you nowhere. You might not be drowning, but you're treading water—and that won't help you bottom line.
OgilvyOne has acquired a majority stake in Verticurl.
It's time to exercise moderation in marketing, so rehash your hashtag policy and don't fall into the QR code trap.
TCPA rewrites consent regulations for businesses using ATDS or pre-recorded messages to reach customers on their mobile phones
Big Data is exciting because it has the potential to deliver insights that can transform your marketing—but determining what to actually do with that data is another matter.
For soccerloco, email automation is a game-winning strategy.
AOL CEO and chairman Tim Armstrong analogizes programmatic buying with programmatic trading on Wall Street.
A segment of one. It's "the Holy Grail" or marketing and IBM's Mike Rhodin says technology is going to get us there.
When it comes to your customers, are you relying on data or do you still rely on intuition when making decisions?
Dave Kelly, CEO of Analytics-IQ on why automation is like a car: It can get you where you want to go, but a human still needs to drive it.
Imation is one company blending art and science, creativity and analytics, to improve marketing performance.
Businesses can no longer ignore the social media explosion. For CMOs, success boils down to seven habits.
At Orbitz, targeting based on demographic and psychographic data is so refined that the company sends out campaigns to as little as 10 people.
Several b-to-b merchants are taking their cue from consumer-oriented e-commerce sites to provide business customers with a friendlier, streamlined online buying experience.
Whether you call them "triggers," "retention touchpoints" or "lifecycle campaigns," timed communications that reach your customers automatically play an important role in any direct marketing strategy. Here are three techniques to help you routinely communicate with your customers without spending a lot of time.
Despite big headlines around social media and mobile, email marketing is still the most effective way for e-commerce companies to drive sales online. It is often the central component within digital plans as e-commerce marketers rely on the medium for building relationships and earning revenue
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