Your Brand Playbook For Delivering a Successful 2020 Holiday Season

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on life as we know it. The norms of our day-to-day activities and choices, including what we buy and how we go about doing so, have shifted with no sign of reverting back to old ways anytime soon. Knowing the holidays are around the corner, being able to understand and anticipate consumer behavior during this unusually busy time of year will be key to curating successful, exceptional

Infographic: New Strategies Are Emerging To Drive Retail Growth With Google Ads

In its fourth annual study on the retail industry’s performance in Google Ads, Sidecar recommends that e-commerce retailers rethink their strategies and find the white space. The company published the research in its 2020 Benchmarks Report: Google Ads in Retail, a comprehensive study on the retail sector’s performance in Google Ads. Sidecar’s findings indicate key lessons for retailers to consider throughout 2020, especially amid the fluid environment created by the COVID-19 outbreak. 2019 was more competitive than ever,

Five Marketing Trends CMOs Should Act On In 2020

Why Success hinges on an offensive strategy. Despite shrinking marketing budgets, CMOs are still optimistic about their ability to achieve their goals in 2020 according to Gartner’s annual 2019-2020 CMO Spend Survey. But optimism without action is counterproductive and many CMOs may be failing to plan for tough times ahead.  CMOs are more agile now than they were during the last economic recession, but that doesn’t mean they can hunker down to ride out a challenging

Social Media Image Dimension Guide for 2020

It seems every week that a social network is changing layouts and requiring new dimensions for their profile photos, the background canvas, and images that are shared on the networks. Limitations for social images are a combination of dimension, image size – and even the amount of text that’s displayed within the image. I would caution against uploading oversized images to social media sites. They use aggressive image compression that often leaves your images blurry.

What is the Internet of Things? What’s it Mean for Marketing?

Internet connectivity is becoming a reality for virtually any device. This is going to play a large role in big data and marketing in our near future. Gartner has predicted that by 2020 there will be over 26 billion devices connected to the Internet. ]=[op0-9y6q1 What is the Internet of Things Things refers the things that we don’t typically imagine as being connected. Things can be homes, appliances, devices, vehicles, or even people. People will