In honor of Women’s History Month, we recognize women making a difference in marketing. Get inspired with quotes from each of our five marketing leaders.
Distribion, the publisher of this blog, recently completed a project to redevelop its main corporate website. As a result of the redevelopment of the website, there is a new look and feel to the Distribion brand and its primary product offering, the Distributed Marketing Platform. Come learn more about it!
Marketing Profs recently publicized data from a survey conducted by Sticky Content about the state of digital copy writing. Survey respondents were primarily from the United Kingdom, but the results of this survey have global applicability. One key question in the survey was: “How do you measure the effectiveness of copy?”. The answers to this question were interesting.
A Harvard Business Review blog post recently noted that analog marketing spending (the more traditional channels) is 3 times as high as digital spending. That can be perceived as surprising and not so surprising at the same time. Gartner recently released the U.S. Digital Spending Survey, 2013, which is a terrific summarization of high level aspects of the traditional-digital blend of marketing communications. Key findings include: Marketing budgets will increase 6% in 2013. 41% of companies that have engaged in more digital marketing at the expense of traditional marketing have experienced cost savings and used that cost savings for more Read More
Forrester Research Analyst Ellen Carney teamed up with KBM Group’s Lindsey Resnick last week for a webinar titled, “Marketing Life Insurance in a Customer-Driven Environment: Optimize Customer Engagement via Data & Technology.” Don’t let the long title fool you: it was one of the most important webinars we’ve seen this year in terms of providing great data that marketers need right now. You can view the entire webinar online by clicking here, but here are a few of the highlights that we thought would be of special interest to marketers. Consumer Experience Emerges as a Key Revenue Driver Ellen Carney presented quite Read More
When IBM announced its purchase of Unica last year for $480 million, the company’s press release said that the enterprise marketing management software market was worth $2.5 billion and doubling in size on an annual basis. Why is the market for distributed marketing platforms growing so rapidly as overall marketing budgets are still recovering from the recession? Because technology helps marketers win the race to provide sales with the tools they need to win business. It’s really that simple. Just one in three large companies (with revenue over $5 billion) reported in an IDC survey that they had completed their Read More