The year was 1996. I had just signed up for Hotmail – a free email service. I had recently been introduced to email – something I rarely used, but was increasingly relying on it, especially to communicate with friends who were far away. But Hotmail was amazing. It was free.
This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series: Transforming Data Noise Into Data Intelligence. We discussed how to develop a framework to understand big data and how to create a data strategy that gives you a competitive edge!
As crowdsourcing has taken off, there have been numerous attempts to try and understand who engages in crowd based activities, what motivates them, and how they go about their work. One area that hasn’t received quite such intense scrutiny is in the crowdfunding market.
National and local internet marketing experts are frequently faced with this challenge: How does one effectively connect marketing strategy with returns? When a marketing campaign goes viral, it’s rather easy to see the returns of that campaign. However, it’s not every day a marketing campaign takes off like the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Big data is currently the big thing in the digital age and it has caused a significant issue regarding privacy. With the big data revolution, it is possible to collect massive information using internet technology.
In order to maximize profits in today's digital landscape you must be able to capture and analyze customer data. Top online marketers are able to achieve more than three times the conversion rates of other marketers. Which side are you on?
In the advertising business data is typically something we measure to determine the success or effectiveness of our efforts. How many people did we reach? How many page views did we generate? How many likes does our Facebook page have?