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Smartly.io Research Finds Half of 2020 Marketing Budgets Will be Allocated to Social Media Ads

Marketers Expect to Invest Heavily in Social Automation Technology to Streamline Inefficiencies Smartly.io, the leading social media advertising automation platform for creative and performance marketers, announced new research outlining how retail marketers plan to spend their advertising budgets in 2020. Commissioned by Smartly.io and conducted by WBR Insights, the research arm of the eTail event series, the survey results indicate that social media advertising will be a primary focus for retail brands hoping to reach…

Smartly.io Research Finds Half of 2020 Marketing Budgets Will be Allocated to Social Media Ads

Marketers Expect to Invest Heavily in Social Automation Technology to Streamline Inefficiencies Smartly.io, the leading social media advertising automation platform for creative and performance marketers, announced new research outlining how retail marketers plan to spend their advertising budgets in 2020. Commissioned by Smartly.io and conducted by WBR Insights, the research arm of the eTail event series, the survey results indicate that social media advertising will be a primary focus for retail brands hoping to reach…

Hacking the Gordian Knot: Spinning Business Gold from Financial Marketing Budgets

Armchair analysts often view CMOs as either visionaries whose out-of-the-box thinking could change business fortunes of their firms, or as timorous also-rans, who, saddled with the weight of irrational expectations, barely manage the demands placed upon their time by cantankerous stakeholders. The Gordian knot that CMOs and their Marketing teams are forced to contend with, often does not have a neat ‘Alexandrian’ solution to it. Apart from trying to gain some sort of a foothold in slippery digital waters, marketers, today…

Spiceworks Study Reveals Nearly 40 Percent of B2B Tech Brands Are Increasing Marketing Budgets in 2019

By 2020, 48 Percent of B2B Technology Companies Plan to Use Purchase-Intent Targeting to Reach In-Market Buyers Spiceworks, the marketplace that connects the IT industry, announced the 2019 State of IT Marketing report examining marketing spend, trends, and challenges in B2B technology companies across North America and Europe. The survey found 37 percent of companies expect their marketing budgets to increase, 42 percent expect them to remain flat year over year, and only 8 percent expect a decline. Organizations that…

Report from Digital Technology Consortium Provides Window into Future Trends for Digital Marketing Budget, Staffing and Performance…

Unlike some of the other operational areas within pharmaceutical companies, the performance of digital marketing can be measured to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of each digital channel. According to a new study by research and consulting leader Best Practices, LLC, various reach and conversion metrics were frequently rated to be the most effective measures to assess digital performance. Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly using digital engagement channels to more effectively communicate with their…

Martech Fortnight: Enterprises Explore Advanced Marketing Analytics Tools; Increase Their Marketing Budgets Just to Build Great Products and…

Top Picks from Martech Series' Original Insights from the Last Fortnight Seven Email Marketing Automation Features You Should Consider to Drive Better Results We talk about the agility of email marketing and the best practices to amplify an email marketing campaign. There are seven surefire ways that organizations can follow blindly in order to succeed in email marketing. Some great information about why email marketing is a capable tool to capture new customers. Insights on Social Media Marketing: Scoop the Best for…

Rakuten Marketing Survey: Global Organizations Anticipate 26 Percent Marketing Budget Loss in 2018

Rakuten Marketing Survey's Report, Identifies Marketers' Fear of Budget Waste as E-commerce Continues to Expand Globally Rakuten Marketing, the leading technology company that enables brands to increase sales through data-driven performance marketing, announced results from its newest global report. The Rakuten Marketing "What Marketers Want in 2018: Five Strategic Opportunities for 2018" survey polled over 1,000 marketers across the US United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Asia-Pacific (APAC) and found a common fear of…

AdMaster 2018 Digital Marketing Trends Report: 70% of Advertisers Continue to Increase Digital Marketing Budget

The Marketing Industry Is Undergoing an Evolution. In the Next Few Years, Data and Intelligent Technology Will Be Key, Reports AdMaster As new focal points emerge daily in the ever-changing world of digital marketing, advertisers are constantly searching for new ways to excite and engage customers. From short videos to branded mid-roll ads, from marketing cloud to news feed advertising and audio marketing, the industry in 2017 has been keeping up with changes in the environment and the consumers by constantly reshaping…

Nielsen Launches Marketing Budget Explorer Globally

Nielsen Enhanced Its Roster of Everyday Analytic Tools, With the Global Launch of Marketing Budget Explorer Streamlining the media planning process, Nielsen's new media budget forecasting solution is an intuitive, web-based simulation tool that will enable brand marketers to easily evaluate thousands of combinations of marketing allocations and budget options, to make more informed, media planning decisions. "For advertisers tasked with maximizing the impact of their limited marketing dollars,…

Plannuh Raises $4 Million To Expand AI-Driven Marketing, Budgeting and Planning Platform

Seed Round Co-Led by Glasswing Ventures and Google's AI-focused Fund, Gradient Ventures, Will Be Used To Supercharge R&D and Support Customer Success Plannuh, a startup transforming the way marketers plan and budget, announced a $4 million seed round co-led by Glasswing Ventures and Gradient Ventures, Google's AI-focused venture fund. The new funding will be used to accelerate Plannuh's R&D initiatives and support teams as the company continues to expand its customer base. Peter Mahoney, founder and CEO of…

Predictions Series: Top Five 2020 Marketing Trends to Budget for Now

With 2020 around the corner, it is time to start working on our Marketing strategies for the following year. But before we decide on what our companies will tackle in the year to come, let us take a look at the top five 2020 Marketing trends we need to budget for now. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) The search engine industry has seen some changes and updates to the search algorithms, all to cater to the needs of users. Snippets, ever since their introduction, have become the holy grail of SEO. Google stated last year…

AI-Driven Marketing Planning Solution InfiniGrow Launches to Solve Key Marketer Challenge – Optimizing Channel Budget Allocation to Achieve…

Companies like ContentSquare Are Uncovering Better Performing Channels and Gaining Insights and Optimization Suggestions to Improve Marketing Planning and Budget Allocation Without Hiring Data Scientists Thanks to Infinigrow’s AI-Based Marketing Planning Platform The growing number of marketing channels and the ensuing trove of data has resulted in marketing teams spending most of their time trying to understand and act on their data to improve marketing performance and KPIs. Despite the data, John Wanamaker’s 100 year…

Trends in Marketing Technology Budgets Could Impact Data Quality and Hygiene

Part One of  The Predictions Series for 2018 Covers Futuristic Insights on Marketing Budgets, Data Management, and Data Quality and Martech Delusions 2017 proved to be a phenomenal year for marketing technology vendors as we witnessed the ecosystem growing to 5300+ companies. In a way, if it’s marketing, it’s has be digital, and more specifically personalized, real, and optimized to meet contemporary standards of Customer Marketing. According to Chief Martech, 2017 fetched us 40% more martech solutions compared to the…

RollWorks Becomes a LaunchPoint Accelerate Partner, Adding Additional Data and Machine Learning Capabilities for Account-Based Marketing

Certified Marketo Engage integration gives joint customers deeper ABM functionality to attract and close unknown buyers from high-value accounts RollWorks, a division of NextRoll, Inc., announced today that it has joined LaunchPoint, by Marketo an Adobe company as an Accelerate partner. The certified integration combines Marketo Engage, a complete solution for lead management and RollWorks’ account-based platform so customers can identify more high-value accounts, engage the buying committees within those accounts…

MarTech Primer: Types of Marketing Data

In 2020, Marketing leaders understand the evolving nature of Data Management Platforms. Yet, a majority of these leaders have a tough time executing their strategies. This is largely attributed to three factors - Lack of Time Inadequate tools and processes Talent Attrition Even for Marketing teams who manage to tackle these challenges have to face a serpentine task to justify their increased data and analytics budget. It’s new, but a straightforward priority - it’s ‘Privacy’. To better understand the…

Why You Need to Allocate Marketing Spend to the Post-Purchase Experience

Acquiring new customers is hard - after months of work setting up Marketing campaigns, optimizing websites, re-targeting, and personalizing, it can be painful to see a customer initiate a return. But a return doesn't have to mean a lost sale or an unhappy customer. Returns are a common part of the post-purchase experience, which is an increasingly crucial element of the customer journey. From the point of a customer return, to packaging and speed of shipment, even to what an order tracking page looks like - it’s far too…

SEMrush, a Leading Digital Marketing Toolkit, Introduces New Tool: Traffic Jet.

SEMrush, a leading digital marketing toolkit, announces the launch of a new tool: Traffic Jet. The tool offers considerable advantages for small and medium businesses to generate highly convertible leads and increase sales; agencies to bundle advertising services with current offerings; and affiliates to expand revenue streams. Traffic Jet is designed to fully automate traffic acquisition and get instant access to hundreds of premium traffic sources, including Google Search & Display, Microsoft Advertising, Facebook,…

TeamSupport Expands Leadership Team With VP of Marketing and Communications

Experienced communications veteran to help spearhead omnichannel marketing communications strategy TeamSupport, the industry’s top business-to-business (B2B) focused customer support software solution, announces the appointment of Connie Glover as vice president of marketing and communications. Glover will work closely with TeamSupport CMO, Melissa Hendrick, to ignite growth, demand generation and overall customer experience. Marketing Technology News: COVID-19 Phishes Explode as U.S. Reels From Pandemic “We see a…

Email Marketing Generated $42 for Every $1 Spent in 2019

Latest ActivePipe report shows email marketing generates best ROI for real estate agents ActivePipe, the leading email marketing solution for real estate companies, released a new report titled Digital Marketing in Real Estate: A Guide to Better ROI. The report outlines various digital marketing strategies to show how and where real estate agents should be investing to see the highest ROI. The report investigates the ROI for pay-per-click advertising, social media marketing, and email marketing. Data revealed in Digital…

MSIGHTS Grows Platform Applications To Streamline Marketing Operations

MSIGHTS, an early company in the marketing-technology space with more than 15 years in the field, has updated and added applications as part of its latest development of growth into marketing operations and campaign management MSIGHTS, an early company in the marketing-technology space with more than 15 years in the field, has updated and added applications as part of its latest development of growth into marketing operations and campaign management. “With long-standing client relationships, MSIGHTS has evolved from…