The internet conveniently describes bots to be software applications that run automated tasks for companies over the internet. Bots have been around for quite some time now, and have evolved from what they first used to be. Bots are now tasked with carrying out a wide array of tasks for a diverse list of industries. Regardless of whether we are aware of the change or not, bots are an integral part of the marketing mix currently. Bots
What are Impressions? Impressions are the number of potential eyeballs on your story or social media post based on estimated readers/viewers of the outlet/source. In 2019, impressions are laughed out of the room. It’s not uncommon to see impressions in the billions. There are 7 billion people on earth: about 1 billion of them don’t have electricity, and most of the others don’t care about your article. If you have 1 billion impressions but you walk out
Sometimes the word disruption has a negative connotation. I don’t believe digital marketing today is being disrupted by any modern technology, I believe it’s being enhanced by it. Marketers who adapt and adopt newer technologies are able to personalize, engage, and connect with their prospects and customers in much more meaningful ways. The batch and blast days are shifting behind us as systems become better at targeting and predicting the behavior of consumers and businesses.
Alexa, Amazon’s voice-enabled personal assistant, could drive more than $10 billion in revenue in just a couple of years. In early January, Google said it had sold more than 6 million Google Home devices since mid-October. Assistant bots like Alexa and Hey Google are becoming an essential feature of modern life, and that offers an amazing opportunity for brands to connect with customers on a new platform. Eager to embrace that opportunity, brands are rushing
I don’t make very many predictions when it comes to the future of technology, but when I see technology advance I often see the incredible potential for marketers. The evolution of artificial intelligence combined with unlimited resources of bandwidth, processing power, memory and space are going to put chatbots front in center for marketers. What is a Chatbot? Chat bots are computer programs that mimic conversation with people using artificial intelligence. They can transform the