AdTech, Branding, Experiential Marketing, Graphic Design, Marketing Infographics

Advertising Psychology: How Thinking Versus Feeling Impacts Your Advertising Response Rates

The average consumer is exposed to an enormous volume of advertising every 24 hours. That’s about 2 million ads a year that the average person sees! This includes radio, television, search, social media and print ads. In fact, Since we are exposed to so much advertising, how do advertisers and marketers make sure their ads stand out? Psychology. Great advertising taps into either our emotional or rational response. Emotional response to an ad has far greater influence on a consumer’s intent to purchase than the actual ad content. By tapping into pride, love, unique achievements,

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Branding, Content Marketing, Experiential Marketing

The Strategies That Are Killing Your Content Marketing #CONEX

Yesterday I shared about how much I learned about building ABM strategies at CONEX, a conference in Toronto with Uberflip. Today, they pulled out all of the stops by bringing in every marketing superstar the industry had to offer – Jay Baer, Ann Handley, Marcus Sheridan, Tamsen Webster, and Scott Stratten to name a few. However, the vibe wasn’t your typical content how-to’s and tips. It’s just my opinion, but the discussion today was much more about being honest with how you’re developing your content – from the process, to how transparent you are, how

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AdTech, Analytics & Testing, Big Data, Content Marketing, Data, Data Management Platform, Experiential Marketing, Marketing Infographics, Mobile and Tablet Marketing, Search Marketing, Video Marketing

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 associated costs are increasing. . Mobile display cost-per-thousand impressions (CPM) has risen 12%, and video advertisements have risen 13%. While

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Analytics & Testing, Content Marketing, , Event Marketing, Experiential Marketing, Marketing Infographics, Mobile and Tablet Marketing, Public Relations, Sales Enablement, Search Marketing,

5 Advantages Agile Marketing Has Over Traditional Marketing Processes

As development organizations grew in size and scope, they started to have more and more problems. A large organization might do quarterly releases with hundreds of developers writing thousands of lines of code that worked well locally, but caused headaches and collisions downstream in quality assurance. Those collisions would lead to features being removed, delays to releases, and meetings up and down the chain of command to try and remove roadblocks. Agile methodologies offered a different approach, using collaborative, empowered teams to drive long-term results through a series of sprints. Today’s marketing strategies require companies move through

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