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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Mobile Marketing

Study: Phones increasingly important, what that means for marketers

New data out from LivePerson underscores the importance of smartphones for consumers. According to their research nearly two-thirds (65%) of Gen Z and Millennial consumers 'prefer communicating' with friends/family via their phone rather than in person. In addition, most (61.8%) would prefer leaving wallets at home rather than phones. >>

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Marketers failing at personalization

Despite the wealth of customer data available - or perhaps because of it - marketers continue to struggle with personalization. That's the word from Sitecore; their global study finds that while most (79%) marketers believe personalization is a priority, they continue to struggle in analyzing data and putting it to use. >>

Mobile Marketing

Marketers: Java apps vulnerable to attack

While the mobile space continues to be a hot property for marketers, it may also be a dangerous place. According to new data from Veracode, most (88%) of Java apps are susceptible to security attacks. >>

Blogs & Content

More marketers to invest in content

Look for content to make a resurgence in the digital space. According to 10Fold's new 2017 Content Insights from US Tech Marketing Execs report, not only are brands more focused on content, they're planning hourly content releases. >>


Email Marketing

Mid-week emails key for engagement

While sales and events routinely begin on Sunday or Monday, mid-week emails are the messages that find the best engagement. That is a key takeaway from new SendinBlue data. >>

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Expert: Why data silos are killing engagement

There has been an explosion of data into the digital space over the past five to ten years, and while this data could lead to better customer experiences and better brand relationships, one expert believes the way data is currently being accessed is not helping marketers' causes. Here's why. >>

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Study: Marketers missing on personalization, strategy

New data out from Zaius indicates marketers are missing the mark in several key areas for consumer engagement. These areas include personalization and segmentation, traditional marketing tools, and omnichannel strategy. >>

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Shoppers actively seeking deals, here's how marketers can engage

While coupon clipping and price comparing is not a new activity for shoppers, it is becoming more and more prevalent with the adoption of smartphones, online coupon hubs, rewards clubs, and mailing list offers. New data shows just how important deals are to shoppers - hint: more than you know - and we offer insight into how marketers can better connect. >>

Email Marketing

Top 3 tips to ensure GDPR compliance

The holiday season is coming up fast and according to recent Campaigner data about 66% of online marketers will be using email to connect with customers. But, with Europe's new GDPR guidelines, marketers need to look at how and when they're connecting. Here are three tips to ensure GDPR compliance in email campaigns. >>

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More marketers turning to AI, here's why

Over the past few years, more and more marketers have pushed budget spend into artificial intelligence. To the point that, according to new data, most marketers are planning on increasing their martech budgets moving forward. The problem? AI is proving to still need human input. >>

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