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

Real-Time Communications: What is WebRTC?

Real-time communication is changing how companies are utilizing their web presence to proactively interact with prospects and customers. What is WebRTC? Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC) is a collection of communications protocols and APIs originally developed by Google that enable real-time voice and video communication over peer-to-peer connections. WebRTC allows web browsers to request real-time information from the browsers of other users, enabling real-time peer-to-peer and group communication including voice, video, chat, file transfer, and screen

Bluecore’s Real-Time Decisioning Platform for eTail

You’re the marketer. What are you going to do next? This is a question marketers ask themselves constantly. Data is now flowing into organizations at record speed and volume, and the process of organizing and acting on this data can be paralyzing. For starters, you’re tasked with knowing a variety of things about your customers: Who are my most valuable customers? Who are my customers who only buy discounted items? Which customers am I about

Mobile Gaming Marketing at a Glance, the Best Learnings from Operators

A decade in and smartphones have well and truly taken over. Data shows that by 2018, there will be 2.53 billion smartphone users around the world. The average user has 27 apps on their device. How do businesses cut through the noise when there is so much competition? The answer lies in a data-led approach to app marketing and understanding the learnings from mobile marketers who are killing it in their fields. The gaming sector,

Baking in “Intelligence” to Drive-to-Web Campaigns

The modern “drive to web” campaign is much more than simply pushing consumers to a linked landing page. It’s leveraging technology and marketing software which is ever-evolving, and understanding how to create dynamic and personalized campaigns that produce web results. A Shift in Focus An advantage that an advanced agency such as Hawthorne holds is the ability to look not only at analytics, but also to consider the overall user experience and engagement. This is

Big Data is Pushing Marketing into Real-Time

Marketers have always sought to reach their customers at just the right moment – and to do so before their competitors. With the advent of the Internet and real-time analytics, the timeframe for being relevant to your customers is shrinking. Big Data is now making marketing even faster, more responsive, and more personal than ever before. The massive amounts of information and computing power from the cloud, which is increasingly available and affordable, means that