From Facebook and Twitter to blogs and videos, social media has become part and parcel of modern marketing efforts. However, convincing the C-suite to spend resources on social media can be a tough task for marketing trailblazers. Some executives have yet to be convinced that social media is a worthy marketing strategy; some wonder if it’s not just the latest black hole for marketing dollars. A marketer’s best course of action is managing social efforts to generate demonstrable return on investment. In this whitepaper, we’ll cover five best practices to help you do just that.
Over the last 12 years, a massive amount of material has been written about Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Much of this material remains applicable today; However, there are a growing amount of out-dated tactics still being touted as best practices (exact match domain names, keyword density targets, exact anchor text, and so on). In this eBook, you’ll learn the current best practices in SEO that companies of all sizes can use to increase site visibility, increase traffic, and most importantly, improve conversion rates.
Content drives business, and at any given moment buyers are searching for information that will inform them, educate them, or help them solve a problem. Marketing content needs to speak to the needs of your prospects and customers while being geared to targeted points in your sales process. This guide gives you the top seven characteristics - and also gives you the seven best practices for developing content that resonates with your target audience, no matter where they are in the buying cycle.
Today’s leading DMPs are ingesting a wide range of owned and licensed data streams for insights and segmentation and are pushing data into a growing number of external targeting platforms, helping marketers deliver more relevant and consistent marketing communications.
Worldwide social network ad spending is expected to reach nearly $9 billion in 2013, a 33% increase over 2012. While Facebook will maintain a significant share of the 2013 total ($5.48 billion), that leaves $3.5 billion to be spent on fast-rising Twitter, Chinese social networks, social games, LinkedIn and other sites.
Most brands would love to have their apps among the top 25 most downloaded apps on the Apple App Store or Google Play. With more than one million apps available, there’s a great risk that your app won’t stand out from the crowd. Marketers need to make sure their core target audiences will first download and then regularly use their apps, without spending huge promotion budgets. This report will analyze how consumers discover apps and will provide some guidelines on how to promote your apps.
Adobe offers powerful personalization tools that help you give your customers custom experiences every time they interact with you. With Adobe, you can take control of your data, use AI to achieve scale, and see incredible results.
Adobe Target helps marketers deliver relevant, personalized experiences to highly targeted audiences based on behavioral analytics and audience data. Powered by AI and machine learning, users can deliver individualized customer experiences at massive scale.
Adobe automates the process of turning insights into action by connecting Adobe Analytics to other solutions in Adobe Experience Cloud, including Adobe Target and Adobe Audience Manager. Four features make this possible:
• Anomaly detection. The technology automatically analyzes trends and determines if they are statistically significant — in milliseconds.
• Analyze play button. With analytics, you can take insights and connect them to your email, DMP, and personalization platform in seconds.
• Intelligent alert. A built-in alerting system sends an SMS text or email when it detects an anomaly. There are also predictive algorithms that help you forecast how often the alert is likely to trigger. You can set these to only notify you of the most important changes.
• Intelligent recommendations. It’s simply impossible to manually create every alert you might need, so Adobe is building machine learning directly into analytics to analyze users’ behaviors. Like a virtual data assistant, it co
See the 2017 retail holiday recap for learnings you can use while planning for Holiday 2018.
Why the target audience should care: Get the trends from last year’s holiday season so you can predict your results this year. Find out why Black Friday online sales are expected to surpass Cyber Monday’s, why bigger retailers are stealing online share from smaller retailers, and why search advertising and mobile optimization should be your top priorities this season.
See your peers' biggest priorities, most important KPIs, and marketing spending for mobile devices and experiences.
WHY SHOULD THE TARGET AUDIENCE CARE?
Between September and October 2017, Adobe surveyed close to 500 marketers and IT professionals to explore current mobile trends and priorities, get a glimpse of where they're going with their mobile efforts, and learn what the most advanced organizations are doing to create the next wave of transformative mobile experiences. Read our findings and see how mature your mobile strategies are in comparison to your peers'.
Over the past two years, advertisers have rapidly adopted retargeting on Facebook to drive key metrics like conversions, app downloads, and lead generation. Recognizing how valuable it’s been for advertisers, Facebook expanded their product line and now offers marketers two ways to retarget their website audiences on Facebook. Download this paper today to become informed on why retargeting across desktop and mobile through Facebook is becoming part of every always-on marketing strategy.
To help data-driven marketers find better multi-touch strategies for understanding the full customer journey, allocating marketing budgets, and optimizing campaigns, we ran an in-depth survey of professional marketers in the US. Our findings should provide guidance on how to measure your campaign performance in the long and short term.
You’ve probably heard that Millennials make up nearly a quarter of the U.S. population, and contrary to popular belief, contribute a sizeable amount to retail sales each year. However, you’ve probably also heard that Millennials think, breathe, act and shop very differently than your traditional customers. Fear not!This article will arm merchants with important insights into the lives of Millennials, and provide helpful tools to convert your Millennial target audience into happy customers.
• Our survey of companies that currently offer, or
plan to launch, so-called “direct to consumer,” or
over-the-top (OTT), video services in the market
suggests that the industry is maturing. Though
51 percent of those surveyed view their video
service as a money-making venture, 49 percent
see it as providing some other primary benefit to
the company. Not only are the types of OTT video
services offered to consumers becoming more
diverse, but the marketing and distribution are also
improving such that target audiences are more
likely to find new services intended for them
Download this eBook to learn how Telemarketing is perfectly paired with other forms of distribution to proactively assure that your content reaches your target audience at the right time and is of value to recipients.
Published By: Bluekai
Published Date: Aug 10, 2012
How can you analyze ALL of your disparate first and third-party audience, campaign and performance data in one central place? How can a DMP power a 360 approach to audience data management and analysis to get more bang out of your marketing dollar?
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To build or revamp your e-commerce program, you'll need tools to build subscriber lists in healthy ways, manage coupons, maximize transnational messages, and ping shoppers to remind them about whats waiting in their shopping cart. To stay ahead of the competition, you must also capture browse behavior and create triggered messages to nudge shoppers along in their buying journey, predict what a customer wants and recommend the right product. And, depending on your target audience, you may need to explore SMS.
If you’re under increasing pressure to be as efficient as possible with your marketing spend, you need to avoid wasting resources on strategies and messages targeted at the wrong audience. This white paper is a step-by-step guide on creating buyer personas to help focus your marketing efforts.
In the advertising world, marketers need to make sure that their message is heard, seen, and engaged with by as much of their target audience as possible. More reach to the target audience means more visibility. More visibility means more sales. With all of this pressure from the marketing world, how does a publisher continue to provide the relevance and reach needed to appeal to advertisers? Read this whitepaper and find out how building Instant Networks will help you grow your revenue.
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