There's a perception right now that data and creativity are at odds in the marketing world—but according to Slavi Samardzija, chief analytics officer for KBM Group and Wunderman, the perception is not the reality.
New research from the DMA shows the benefits of data-driven marketing to businesses and the U.S. economy.
The 2013 Direct Marketing News 40 Under 40 winner talks leadership, data, and new marketing skill sets.
Lisa Arthur, CMO of Teradata Applications, shares tips on how marketers can get a handle on the snarl of data accosting them at every turn.
Direct mail generated more than $642 billion in sales in 2012. Says Joe Ewers of Harte-Hanks: "There's no question direct mail works."
Facebook's VP of product marketing for ads discusses the maturation of the social network's targeting cabilities.
Brad Wamsley, managing director of the telecom and B2B practice at Harte-Hanks, dives deep with Direct Marketing News on how B2B marketers can tap into marketing technology to improve their performance.
What are marketers obsessing over that isn't such a big deal, and what are they ignoring that they really should be paying more attention to? The answer, as always, is data.
As marketers' use of data intensifies, some fear that creativity will suffer. Experts from Wilde Agency, OgilvyOne New York, zednext, and Adobe weigh in on whether data and creativity are like peanut butter and jelly—or oil and water.
Yes Agency Services Managing Director Mike Penney talks technology and shares tips for getting actionable with your data.
How shoppers interact with brands is more multichannel today than ever before. So, how do marketers approach these consumers differently than consumers of the past?
Where does the responsibility lie for consumer privacy in terms of data used for marketing? Experts from Teradata, Epsilon, and Ogilvy & Mather share their views at DMA2013.
Creative experts debate over whether and under what circumstances data helps or hinders creativity at DMA 2013.
New research from DMA puts a number on expenditures for customer information. The data-driven economy's two largest contributors: e-commerce and postal production.
Video: Data isn't going away and CMOs need to learn to take a more holistic approach to data-driven marketing, says Lisa Arthur, CMO of Teradata.
What will be the big marketing trends in 2014? Bruce Biegel, senior managing partner at Winterberry Group, shares his predictions.
What can marketers do to improve their effectiveness? David Lowndes, director of product marketing at Iron Mountain, talks efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance.
When it comes to selecting an agency, Jim Heughens, managing director of The Agency Inside Harte-Hanks, says that a little self-awareness goes a long way.
MasterCard, RE/MAX, and WhitePages reveal their superstar marketing strategies.
Twitter, Macy's, and U.S. Bank reveal how they drive relevancy in today's multichannel environment.
Wilen New York releases a new real-time analytics tool at DMA2013 in Chicago that the direct marketing agency claims is like "a constant ear to the ground."
What's more valuable to business performance: emotional or behavioral loyalty, and why? Experts from RAPP, AIMIA, and LoyaltyOne weigh in at DMA2013.
JoAnne Dunn is elected DMA chair of the board.
Heading to any parties at DMA 2013? If so, read on for some fascinating facts and stats from Gian Fulgoni, executive chairman of comScore, to impress your interlocutors over ribs and Old Style.
How the Land of Nod aligns the customer journey with the lifetime journey to improve marketing results
Meet Diego. He's a hardworking cat...when he's not napping. Follow Diego's adventures as he experiences his first-ever DMA show. (Daily updates!)
DMN is busy this October: first there's Customer Experience Day, then we're live at DMA 2013 in Chicago—and nominations for Marketing Hall of Femme are open now.
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