Beyond The Screen: How Blockchain Will Impact Influencer Marketing

When Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web over three decades ago, he couldn’t have foreseen that the Internet would evolve to be the ubiquitous phenomenon it is today, fundamentally changing the way the world functions across all spheres of life. Before the Internet, children aspired to be astronauts or doctors, and the job title of influencer or content creator simply didn’t exist. Fast forward to today and nearly 30 percent of children aged eight to twelve

mParticle: Collect and Connect Customer Data Through Secure APIs and SDKs

A recent client that we worked with had a difficult architecture that patched together a dozen or so platforms and even more entry points. The result was a ton of duplication, data quality issues, and difficulty in managing further implementations. While they wanted us to add on more, we recommended that they identify and implement a Customer Data Platform (CDP) to better manage all data entry points into their systems, improve their data accuracy, comply

The Build Versus Buy Dilemma: 7 Considerations To Deciding What’s Best For Your Business

The question whether to build or buy software is a long on-going debate between experts with various opinions on the internet. The option to build your own in-house software or buy market ready customized solution still keeps a lot of decision makers confused. With the SaaS market booming to its full glory where the market size is projected to reach USD 307.3 billion by 2026, it is making it easier for brands to subscribe to services without a need to

Top 3 Tech Strategies for Publishers in 2021

The past year has been difficult for publishers. Given the chaos of COVID-19, elections, and social turmoil, more people have consumed more news and entertainment over the last year than ever before. But their skepticism of the sources providing that information has also reached an all-time high, as the rising tide of misinformation pushed trust in social media and even search engines to record lows. The dilemma has publishers across all genres of content struggling

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

Imagen: Store, Manage, and Organize Video and Rich Media Content in this Agile DAM

DIgital Asset Management (DAM) platforms have been around for over a decade, enabling large corporations to store, manage, organize, and distribute their brand-approved rich media files. Here’s a great explainer video of how Imagen helps brands to better ingest and manage their assets: Imagen offers two DAM products: Imagen Go An agile digital asset managment platform to store and organize all your video and rich media content. Accessible remotely from any connected device for you to

Why There Are 542 Banana Hangers on Amazon

There are 542 different banana hangers on Amazon… ranging in price from $5.57 to $384.23. The most inexpensive banana hangers are simple hooks that you mount under your cabinetry. The most expensive banana hanger is this beautiful Chabatree banana hanger that is hand-crafted and made out of sustainable wood resources. Seriously… I looked them up. I counted the results, sorted them by price, and then did a ton of banana hanger research. Right about now,

Software Review, Advice, Comparison, And Discovery Sites (66 Resources)

Quite a few people wonder how I’m able to find such a wide array of sales and marketing technology platforms and tools out there that they hadn’t heard of yet, or that may even be beta. Aside from alerts I have set up, there are some great resources out there for finding tools. I was recently sharing my list with Matthew Gonzales and he shared a few of his favorites and it got me started on