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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Advertising

Expert IDs how brands can prep for success in 2020

Campaign measurement options change all the time, and the right tools can mean the difference in a campaign's success. How can businesses set up for a profitable 2020? We asked a digital expert to weigh in with her top three tips to prep for the new year. >>

Internet

How businesses can employ better hiring practices to increase customer satisfaction

Over the next 10 years one research report suggests that at least 400 million jobs will become automated. While this automation can be a good thing - AI has been shown to improve ad targeting, for example - there are some jobs that need a human touch. Here's how brands can ensure they're employing the right people for their jobs. >>

Advertising

Vibenomics launching audio OOH marketplace

Vibenomics, a cloud-based managed service provider of audio experience solutions to location-based businesses and connected cities, recently announced it has launched an audio out-of-home (OOH) advertising marketplace enabling brands to reach a national audience of nearly 150 million or target any combination of 4000 individual locations. You don't hear much about audio-based advertising these days, so I asked Paul Brenner, Vibenomics' Chief Strategy Officer (who will run the ad marketplace) what is going on in the space: >>

Internet

How businesses can prep for more automation

From self-driving cars - and not just on campy television shows - to AI-powered bots that target ads to consumers, there is tech for just about everything in the modern world. The problem with tech, though, is the lack of a human point of content for many. >>




Ecommerce

Holiday forecasts suggest retail could bump past $727b

This year, holiday retail could surpass the $727 billion mark and may even reach $730 billion. that's the word from the National Retail Federations holiday shopping forecast; the increase would be about a 4% increase over 2018 numbers. >>

Blogs & Content

Brands increasing investments in content

Look for more businesses to increase their investments in content development. That is a key takeaway from new Episerver data which shows that 82% of B2B brands will increase their content marketing spending in 2020. >>

Internet

Americans need to up their password game

Cybersecurity month is in full swing and new data out from The Harris Poll and Google notes that Americans aren't always doing their part to protect their information, and it's all because of password issues. According to the poll about 40% of Americans have suffered because of an online security breach (4 in 10) and nearly half of those have lost money because of a breach, and only 45% say they would change a password because of a data breach. >>

Law & Regulation

Brands: Why trust goes hand in hand with privacy

According to data out from Akamai most (71%) of consumers have downloaded software to help protect their data online. In addition, Pew finds most (91%) consumers believe they've lost control of how their data is collected and used. This means more consumers are feeling untrusting of brands and marketers - and is an indicator that brands must begin rebuilding that trust. >>

Email Marketing

How to improve email ROI through content

The importance of the subject line cannot be ignored, but as important for email marketers is the overall content of the email message. The wrong type of content, wording that isn't quite there, offers that don't resonate can all kill campaign ROI. Here are three tips to improve the ROI of email campaigns through content building. >>

Ecommerce

Study: Look for mobile to impact holiday buying

Shoppers won't just be using their mobile devices to compare prices or look for product details this holiday season. According to RetailMeNot's Holiday Insights Guide shoppers will spend about 30% more than average via mobile devices; this is pushing more merchant to invest in mobile capabilities. >>

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