Marketers admit to being gridlocked by all the options jamming their radars in the digital age. Here's a list to help them get on the right course.
In this age, content marketing extends beyond the simplicity of creating, publishing, and publicizing content. Your content has to be dynamic.
Author Debra Kaye gives marketers a crash course in cultural strategy
Month 1: New company, new industry, new challenge, new job; so now what? Mitel's new CMO shares his experiences in part one of a 12-part series.
With consumers in control of communication, it's up to businesses to harness social media and initiate new sales and service models. It's time more companies got on board.
Michelle Fitzpatrick, VP of strategy and insight at The Agency Inside Harte-Hanks takes a moment to discuss multichannel strategy at DMA 2012.
Companies need to access data from across those multiple channels, along with CRM, to create a truly overarching view of a customer.
Today's customers are bombarded with marketing material. Marketers must find ways to grab customers' attention, and that means strengthening traditional channels.
To get at the heart of some of the challenges facing marketers when it comes to defining the best strategies and programs to drive marketing success, Direct Marketing News convened a select group of senior marketers in a closed-door roundtable discussion sponsored by Marketo.
Michele Fitzpatrick, SVP, strategy and insight, The Agency Inside Harte-Hanks, discusses consumer targeting with Direct Marketing News
Avoiding common email marketing mistakes will ultimately drive better campaign ROI.
With 2011 in the rear view mirror, it's time to take stock and look ahead. If your company has been sitting on the sidelines unconvinced of the need for a social media strategy, then 2012 brings you the gift of clarity.
Almost every time I wind up on some company's email database, I get punished for it.
Marketing and promotions agency The Marketing Arm tapped Tom Edwards to be its new VP of digital strategy, effective immediately, said The Marketing Arm PR representative Chris Anderson.
Sunglass Warehouse, a division of One Click Internet Ventures, is a Greenwood, Ind.-based retailer of more than 1,000 eyewear products. The online merchant had to devise an email strategy for the 2010 holiday season to more effectively reach and convert shoppers. It previously worked with email marketing and list services company MailChimp, but decided early in 2010 that a new partner was needed.
It is no longer good enough to respond to our consumers' behaviors. We need to have the ability to predict them. We have become a reactive society in our marketing efforts, chasing after customer behaviors like mice after a hunk of cheese.
While it's easy to fall into e-mail marketing traps such as lackluster content, sending too often or neglecting to test or segment, these are all digital crimes our industry needs to avoid. Here are four rules to help guide you:
Company of the week
R2C creates, produces, distributes and measures messages that inspire and compel consumers to do something with a brand to drive commercial advantage. The full-service advertising agency specializes in creative, production, media, analytics and performance.
What's in our mailbox this month: fitness postcards from Retro Fitness, American Woman Fitness Centers, Union's United Taekwondo Academy, and Bally Total Fitness. (We're totally pumped.)
Social data can improve a brand's bottom line and customer relationships. Just ask brands Infiniti and Diamond Nexus.
Here are three must-have data sets that every marketer should include in his or her email strategy.