Digital marketing is one year older. Some former best practices have died-out, new complexities and challenges have arisen. As the expectations of the connected consumer continue to shift, so too must our processes and understandings of how to reach them. So where should you be looking in 2015? Here's three things that will be big in digital marketing in the new year.
Not sure where to start? Most marketing budgets will need some sort of financial investment in digital tools. Start by checking the freebies off your list. Then decide if your marketing goals are strategic, branding or lead generation and base your decisions on your end goal. The most important step is to monitor your investment and make the necessary changes.
Unlike what you may have thought, Social Media is not a stand alone tool; it does not operate in a vacuum. Instead, it is this great and interactive marketing instrument that actively interacts with the rest of your marketing efforts. Would you like to find out how Social Media can complement your overall marketing strategy?
We have reached a point where the barrier between “marketing” and “digital marketing” is almost nonexistent. And every year that line separating the two grows thinner and thinner. So what values determine whether a marketing campaign succeeds or fails?
According to an infographic by the Online Marketing Institute, new survey results show that international agencies – plus Fortune 500 companies – lack crucial skills for building effective digital marketing campaigns. In fact, these digital marketing gaps in skills may hinder sales results.
Tweaking the digital marketing strategy that worked in the past won’t take your company into a solid future. A new strategy that focuses on identifying problems and providing solutions had to be developed and implemented. Every department in the company has to work together to create memorable customer experiences.
Clients generally have unrealistic expectations of a integrated digital marketing campaign. They expect results immediately or within the first 3 months. We prepare our clients for real expectations by reviewing a Digital Marketing Campaign Life Cycle and how to expand their touchpoints at each stage.
A few weeks ago I spoke on a panel at OMMA Global here in New York. This main stage panel was hosted by Cathy Taylor from MediaPost and included Tom Arrix from Facebook, Bant Breen from Interpublic Group, Angela Courtin from MySpace and David Hahn from LinkedIn. View the video clip . My key...