Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Digital Marketing and Advertising 2019 finds that marketing teams that ignore the real-time nature of customer behavior and expectations could see “full-scale media crisis.” Maybe but regardless, real-time marketing is no walk in the park because, as Gartner researchers noted, marketers still “struggle for relevance in core customer engagement momentsRead More →

My kids rarely watch television. Now hold it on the “parent of the year” awards; they instead watch age-appropriate purchased digital movie downloads and Netflix’s kids channel. The safety net of these pre-approved, child-friendly programs in scheduled time allowances based on behavior removes my kids’ exposure to typical television commercials.Read More →

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India’s draft guidelines for ‘on tap’ licensing for ‘Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector’ proposed a minimum paid-up voting equity capital of Rs 200 crore to set up such entities. A small finance bank undertakes basic banking activities of accepting deposits and lending to unservedRead More →

There are more than one million restaurants in the United States, according to data from the National Restaurant Association. With that much potential competition, how do you cut through the noise? Marketing for your restaurant can come in all shapes and sizes, from the appropriate signage to cutting through theRead More →

In marketing, it’s as important to know who you’re selling to as it is to know what you’re selling. Whether you’re B2B or B2C, clients will come in all shapes and sizes. It’s up to you to parse your clientele so you can give them the best service possible. FromRead More →

Marketing Week is kickstarting a search for the highest achieving and most impactful marketers in the UK. The Marketing Week Top 100, sponsored by Salesforce, will be published online and in the September issue of the Marketing Week magazine. The 100 marketers will be selected from a long-list of contendersRead More →

Innovation can’t happen without marketers’ insights. PEXELS.COM Marketing can mean a lot of different things, but most people agree it’s about communicating the value of your product or service. Many startup founders begin their journey convinced that anyone can see the value of their product just by looking at it.Read More →

Two new large studies, released within a week of one another, provide valuable insight into the current state of local digital marketing. FreshChalk published an analysis of 150,000 local business websites and SOCi conducted a Localized Social Marketing benchmarking analysis (registration required) of 163 leading franchise brands in ten vertical categories. What they reveal,Read More →