There are SO many great tools out there that I do believe its time to start the Pony Tool Party, where we’ll release a cool tool from our bookmarks out into the wild every once in a while here on … Continue reading
First: This is what I heard coming out of my car speakers on the way to a client today: “Google is going to penalize sites that use backlinks…. It’s apparently bad” “If you’re really good at SEO I’m not going … Continue reading
A few months ago I wrote a post on 12 Remarkable Google Suggest Results. I didnt put this one up, and it’s been haunting me ever since. It’s the kind of query that makes you wonder, well, a lot of … Continue reading
I used to have one of those cheesy shirts in high school that said “Go Big or Go Home!” That must have stuck with me because I couldn’t think of a bigger move than breaking away from Yahoo and partnering … Continue reading
Until recently I headed up technical marketing for Yahoo Media, where our competition was in verticals like news, sports, movies, games, and finance to name a few. In terms of online competitiveness, this is nothing to sneeze at. This is … Continue reading
You know when you have a project due and you’re doing research online and you type something into the search box and see the suggestions and something crazy and ridiculous catches your eye and then you’re off looking that up … Continue reading
Surprisingly effective scent marketing has barely made a splash in the marketing industry, but the statistics are impressive. Should you trademark your brand’s scent? Continue reading
In Part 1 of the Future of Marketing we looked at what people are searching for around the future and the future of marketing. In Part 2 we looked at keeping target markets and goals in mind amidst the current explosion of channels and devices and the inability of platforms to keep up with it all.
In this third and final post, we’ll dive into the uber-geek promise land of the future – looking at what maybe in store for us sooner than we know – things like reverse engineering the brain, computerized human telepathy and two way communication between consumers’ brains and marketers. Continue reading
We all know the marketing landscape is changing, and fast. The term “traditional marketing” is an everyday, commonly used term, meaning marketing beyond what is considered traditional is well-ingrained. It’s here to stay, but that doesn’t mean traditional marketing channels are dead and gone, (although some channels and agencies are on a slippery downward slope), moreover the landscape is just changing.
In the first part of The Future of Marketing Series we took a quick look at what people are searching for online around the future and the future of marketing to find that internet/online/web marketing is popular, followed by search marketing, email marketing and direct marketing respectively, and that they are interested in the future of their devices (computers and phones).
In Part 2, we’ll look at statistics behind the shift from traditional to interactive marketing, the explosion of channels and devices, and the inability of marketing management platforms to support the fast-growing industry, hindering marketers’ ability to manage true, complete, multi-channel marketing effectively through one platform. Continue reading
The word “futurist” is one of those things that makes my eyes light up, my heart rate increase and my imagination run wilder than George Michael on a bender. In the first of a three-part series on the future of marketing, we delve into what people are searching for around the future of marketing and technology to gain insight into what’s on the top of searchers’ minds. Continue reading