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Monday, October 22, 2018

Social Marketing

Study: Influencers pushing more products

While influencers aren't pushing thousands upon thousands of product dollars, they are beginning to push more purchases. That's the word from new IZEA research which finds that about one-third of social media users have purchased a product because of an influencer's post. >>

Advertising

How GDPR could impact holiday spending

As we enter the busy holiday season, digital marketing campaigns that were set in place weeks, or even months ago, are ready to launch. Yet this year, things are a little different. As the first holiday season since GDPR was enacted, we spoke with Aleksandra Kubis, head of legal at GetResponse. With headquarters based in Europe, the email and digital marketing company has a fresh perspective on what GDPR means for marketers this holiday season. >>

Advertising

Studies ID how merchants can win during holiday season

Two new reports shed light on how consumers will be approaching the upcoming holiday shopping season. Here's what marketers and merchants need to know. >>

Law & Regulation

Expert: GDPR Impact Varied

It's been five months since the European GDPR rules went into effect, changing how businesses collect, store, and use consumer data. Though it is specific to European brands, many businesses throughout the world have implemented GDPR-friendly practices in anticipation of a broader application. One expert identifies how GDPR has performed in the first five months. >>


Advertising

Study: B2B buyers want video

Research continues to be an important part of the buying process for B2B buyers, but most of them also aren't doing that research on their own. Instead, they're relying on video content to help make purchase decisions. >>

Advertising

Brands: Why you should measure increments not return

Return on Ad Spend (ROAS) has long been a key guide for marketers, but with more data becoming available every day, one expert believes ROAS should no longer be the go-to measurement for advertisers and brands. Instead, he believes incrementality is now key. Here's why. >>

Advertising

Brands: How playable ads can increase connection

Playable ads, or games-within-games, are gaining more traction amongst online gamers. They are used to get players further in a game without spending actual money. Here's how brands can capitalize on this format. >>

Email Marketing

Study: Cyber Monday emails key to holiday success

The time between Thanksgiving and New Years Day has long been important for retailers large and small, but which dates are key within that time-frame? A new report out from Yes Lifecycle Marketing indicates the most important date is Cyber Monday. >>

Internet

Will Walmart's proposed streaming service be a game changer?

Netflix, Hulu, gaming systems, network-based streaming apps. It seems as if everyone has a streaming service, but to date retailers offering streaming services haven't caught on. So why would Walmart be looking into such a development? I chatted with Connekt's Tripp Boyle to find out. >>

Ecommerce

Study: Shoppers don't want ties

And not just neckties. New data out from The Digital Marketing Association finds that a majority of shoppers don't want to be longterm ties to brands and will, in fact, pay more for products just so they won't be tied down. >>

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