eBay Enterprise Marketing has rebranded to Pepperjam. If that sounds familiar, it very well should. As you may or may not recall, eBay bought Pepperjam and its parent GSI Commerce for $2.4 billion back in 2011. At the time, eBay said it intended to lead the next generation of commerce […]
The role of a web marketer often entails telling the client what they believe needs to be done in order for the site to succeed online. But before an SEO campaign can even begin, there is a good amount of “listening” that needs to happen. Before starting any web marketing […]
Imagine you’re getting ready to drive your car. But when you turn on the engine, you get a mobile notification telling you that your oil needs to be changed, and it gives you a link to the nearest dealership with a 10% discount coupon. You’re left surprised and delighted by […]
As a marketer, I am a late bloomer. I spent most of my career in technology, not doing any marketing at all until 20 years into my career, in 1998. Now I spend all of my time on marketing technology, so I have experience only in digital marketing–not with any […]
There are two true components to successful web marketing. The first is the knowledge/skill component. Without that you’re dead in the water. But once you’re at the top of your game (or you’ve hired those who are) then what? How do you grow your business faster than the competition?
The last three minutes of my MarTech Conference presentation are driving me crazy. The preceding portions cover the current state of Customer Data Platforms. I have no trouble talking about that. But it somehow got into my head that the last section should look at how CDPs will fit into […]
From creating advocacy programs to the content co-creation we specialize in at our agency, working with influencers presents a number of challenges, especially when it comes to effectively identifying, qualifying and recruiting. In fact, according to a study by Augure, 61% of companies say finding “true” influencers is a top challenge.
I’ve been working on that screenplay about marketing to things (see Do Self-Driving Cars Pick Their Own Gas Station?). It’s not going well – all the scenarios lead to self-aware computers taking over the world, which is both depressing and unoriginal. But I did come up with some interesting thoughts […]