The customer needs to be the primary design point for your content strategy – and your website will be the right place to foil content devils with great execution details. Buyers spend more time online researching and buying products, which means your content marketing practices must keep pace.
Marketing technology has become a fact of life, as new data from digital agency Squiz attests. Roughly two-thirds of senior marketers surveyed in Australia, the UK and the U.S. markets have invested heavily in marketing technology over the past year, the study shows.
Over half of surveyed global marketers (52%) think that C-level executives don’t understand marketing, and only 35% think that their CEO strongly realizes the potential revenue uplift and saving of a Martech investment.
The gen.video continuum is intended to provide a general roadmap for the industry and give organizations strategic milestones to move to best in class transmedia storytelling that connects influencer marketing on social media with ecommerce.
Source: Realtime Report
The senior executives who approve the purchase of business technology, and the industry analysts that influence them, have been very clear that they expect IT vendors to understand and respond to complex digital business transformation agendas.
Source: Digital Lifescapes
By 2021, CMOs will spend nearly $119 billion on search marketing, display advertising, online video, and email marketing. These changes reflect a new emphasis on quality over quantity, a dynamic that will reintroduce human intervention into programmatic ad buying, turn marketers into growth hackers, and put long-tail publishers out of business.