The Digital Marketing Landscape

2019 is driving closer and the constant evolution in the advertising landscape continues to change the way we do digital advertising. We’ve already watched some new digital trends, but according to the stats, less than 20% of businesses implemented new trends in their digital advertising strategy in 2018. This faсt causes controversy: we watch the new trends that expect to make waves in the upcoming year, but usually, stick to the old path. 2019 can

Adobe Digital Insights: The State of the Digital Union 2017

Adobe Digital Insights has put together a beautiful infographic (would we expect anything different?) on the State of the Digital Union – focused on digital advertising and associated consumer expectations. Perhaps my favorite thing about this infographic is that they really took mounds of data and paired it down to a select number of observations and conclusions: Ad Costs are Rising – as more mainstream advertisers turn to digital, the demand for ad space and

7 Reasons Why Lead Forms are Dead

Both digital retailers and brick & mortar stores are always on the hunt for new and innovative ways to capture more leads and convert them into paying customers. To say this is a big challenge would be an outrageous understatement, as the advent of the internet has made competition fiercer for every industry imaginable. Throughout the years, retails would place “Contact Us” forms on their website with the hope that interested browsers would connect with

Balloons, Bubble Gum, and Martech: Which One Doesn’t Belong?

Unlike balloons and bubble gum, MarTech won’t burst when extended to what seems like a breaking point. Instead, the MarTech industry will continue to shift and stretch and adjust to change and innovation—just as it’s done over the past several years. It may seem that the industry’s current growth is unsustainable. Many have asked whether the martech industry—distended by more than 3,800 solutions —has hit its tipping point. Our simple answer: No, it hasn’t. Innovation isn’t

The Myth of the DMP in Marketing

Data Management Platforms (DMPs) came on the scene a few years ago and are seen by many as the savior of marketing. Here, they say, we can have the “golden record” for our customers.  In the DMP, vendors promise that you can collect all the information you need for a 360-degree view of the customer. The only problem — it’s just not true. Gartner defines a DMP as Software that ingests data from multiple sources