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Neil Patel / Forbes.com / March 9, 2015
Digital marketing is an impulsive, erratic, and volatile industry. The moment you catch the tiger by the tail, there’s a new tiger whose fugacious tail requires catching.
Keeping up with a changeable industry seems like a fool’s errand. Where is the balance between chasing capricious trends, on the one hand, and ossifying into a Luddite on the other?
Thankfully, there is an in between — a balance. If you can identify current trends, settle on an actionable strategy, and take measurable movement forward, you’re bound to succeed. I’ve identified X such strategies that you shouldRead More
Tracy Stokes / Forrester Research / February 2, 2015
Digital enhances our everyday experiences. And digital experiences are the tantalizing future of digital brand building. But too many marketers are myopically focused on wringing out digital efficiencies from push channels such as email and search. Case in point: Mark Pritchard, chief brand officer at Procter & Gamble (P&G), will speak at this year’s ANA Media Leadership conference on “creating a more trustworthy digital advertising supply chain.” Undoubtedly this is a necessary and worthy goal, but disappointingly prosaic from such a notable brand leader.
He’s notRead More
Unfortunately, acronyms are synonymous with nearly every industry. Digital marketing is no different. To help clarify, Chris Makara have put together an A-Z list of some of the more important acronyms in the digital space that you need to know the meanings of. We have quite a bit to get to, so let’s jump right in…Read More
Peter Kim / Constellation Research
Digital disruption has affected every industry around the globe, bar none. Emerging technology has shifted the balance of power from long-standing institutions to newly formed entities that have been designed to capitalize specifically on the contemporary operating environment. Constellation’s PESTEL (political, economic, societal, technological, environmental, and legislative) framework helps identify the major elements of the shift to digital, but today’s brands are not staffed or structured properly to succeed in this transformation.Read More