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In The Art of War, Sun Tzu advises his readers to “know your enemy” if they want to succeed on the battlefield. As digital-era marketers, we need to not only know our enemy (the competition), we must, above all know our customers in order to succeed in the art (and science) of marketing. So, how…Read More
Wish the cloud application you use had a specific report? Lacking the ability to schedule data exports? You’re not alone. But there are options. One great thing about cloud applications is that most have a public API, or Application Programming Interface, available. Using the public API, we can often gather the data we need for…Read More
Google Chrome, the most widely used desktop browser, recently announced that it is delaying its plan to phase out third-party cookies until 2023. This is a full year later than originally planned. Meanwhile, other browsers like Safari and Firefox have already blocked third-party cookie tracking. More Time for Alternatives The delay gives publishers and advertisers…Read More
Recent social media platform updates, such as Messenger and chatbots, present both opportunities and threats to a brand’s social care strategy. While enabling AI-driven chatbots can be cost-effective, and provide 24/7 management of high-volume customer inquiries, they can also be damaging to the brand — from creating poor, artificial customer experiences to harming your brand reputation and even creating cyber security problems. That’s why a strategy that implements both bots and human interactions is the best practice for social care.Read More
It was between 2007 and 2008 when companies started to look at social media, not just as “something young people do,” but as a business channel; an opportunity for a new type of interaction with customers and an innovative way to generate leads. At this point, Facebook built Facebook Pages, which allowed any entity to create a Business Page on Facebook. In addition, Facebook expanded its advertising capabilities and continued work on developing its Mobile App.Read More