How Machine Learning and Acquisio Will Grow Your Business

During the industrial revolution humans acted like parts in a machine, stationed along assembly lines, trying to make themselves work as mechanically as possible. As we enter what is now being called the “4th Industrial Revolution” we have come to accept that machines are far better at being mechanical than humans. In the bustling world of search advertising, where campaign managers balance their time between creatively building campaigns, and mechanically managing and updating them on

The Rise of People-Based Marketing and Advertising

In their whitepaper on People-Based Marketing, Atlas provides some interesting statistics on people-based marketing and advertising. While spending more time on mobile overall, 25% of people use 3 or more devices per day, and 40% of people switch devices to complete an activity What is People-Based Marketing? Some applications and platforms offer advertisers the ability to upload prospect or customer lists to match users between the two. Lists can be uploaded and matched to users

The Marketing Impact of First-Party versus Third-Party Data

Despite data-driven marketers’ historic reliance on third-party data, a new study released by Econsultancy and Signal reveals a shift in the industry. The study found that 81% of marketers reporting they obtain the highest ROI from their data-driven initiatives when using first-party data (compared to 71% of their peers in the mainstream) with only 61% citing third party data. This shift is expected to deepen, with 82% of all marketers surveyed planning to increase their

Like Apples and Cheese, Email and Social Media Marketing

I love that quote from Tamsin Fox-Davies, Senior Development Manager at Constant Contact, describing the relationship between social media and email marketing: Social media and email marketing are like cheese and apples. People don’t think they go together, but they’re actually perfect partners. Social media helps extend the reach of your email campaigns and can build your mailing. Meanwhile, good email campaigns will deepen the relationship that you have with social media contacts, and turn