What Is MarTech? Marketing Technology: Past, Present, and Future

You may get a chuckle out of me writing an article on MarTech after publishing over 6,000 articles on marketing technology for over 16 years (beyond this blog’s age… I was on blogger previous). I do believe it’s worth publishing and helping business professionals better realize what MarTech was, is, and the future of what it will be. First, of course, is that MarTech is a portmanteau of marketing and technology. I missed a great

SimpleTexting: An SMS and Text Messaging Platform

Getting a welcomed text message from a brand that you’ve provided permission to may be one of the most timely and actionable marketing strategies you can implement. Text Message Marketing is being utilized by businesses today to: Boost Sales – Send promotions, discounts, and limited-time offers to grow revenue Build Relationships – Provide customer service and support with 2-way conversations Engage Your Audience – Quickly share important updates and new content Generate Excitement – Host

Online Marketing Terminology: The Basic Definitions

Sometimes we forget how deep we are in the business and forget to just give someone an introduction to the basic terminology or acronyms that are floating around as we talk about online marketing. Lucky for you, Wrike has put together this Online Marketing 101 infographic that walks you through all of the basic marketing terminology you need to hold a conversation with your marketing professional. Affiliate Marketing – Finds external partners to market your

Common Mistakes Businesses Make When Choosing A Marketing Automation Platform

A marketing automation platform (MAP) is any software that automates marketing activities. The platforms normally provide automation features across email, social media, lead gen, direct mail, digital advertising channels and their mediums. The tools provide a central marketing database for marketing information so communication can be targeted using segmentation and personalization. There is a great return on investment when marketing automation platforms are implemented correctly and fully leveraged; however, many businesses make some fundamental mistakes

Go-To Strategies & Challenges To Holiday Marketing in Post-Covid Era

The special time of the year is right around the corner, the time we all look forward to unwinding with our loved ones and most importantly indulge in heaps of holiday shopping. Although unlike the usual holidays, this year stands apart due to the widespread disruption by COVID-19. While the world is still struggling to deal with this uncertainty and inching back to normalcy, many holiday traditions will also notice a  change and may look different