At IBM Watson Marketing, we believe deeply in this
practice and have dedicated a large effort to provide
some of this critical data to marketers.
The newest IBM Watson Marketing annual report of
marketing benchmarks is bigger and better than ever
with mobile marketing metrics data in addition to
email marketing metrics.
This year’s report includes traditional benchmark
metrics such as email marketing open, click-through
and unsubscribe rates, as well as email client and
device data and engagement/read rates. New
this year to the report are delivery and message
frequency metrics for SMS and open and clickthrough rates for mobile push messages.
We all know that employee engagement is important. Employees that are aligned with their goals, aware of their performance gaps, and motivated to improve, perform better. It’s stating the obvious. The big question is how to get there, and whether technology can help us do this at scale. This is where most digital motivation initiatives hit a wall. A new breed of next generation performance and feedback systems are attempting to do just that: creating and maintaining a continuous personalized conversation between employees and managers with regards to performance, development and goals.
In online marketing, personalizing messages and promotional activities has been possible for some time. It is called “Marketing Automation”. Hubspot, one of the pioneers in this field, defines it thus: “software that exists with the goal of automating marketing actions. Many marketing departments have to automate repetitive tasks such as emails, social media, and other website actions. The technology of
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Feb 11, 2019
Lead generation has become an important strategy for modern marketers, as they strive to create demand and get their messages heard by increasingly sophisticated, multi-channel buyers. In today’s complex world, marketers should use lead generation to build brand awareness, nurture prospects and customers, qualify leads, and ultimately generate measurable revenue.
In this comprehensive, 160 page guide, we cover topics ranging from content marketing and website SEO to telesales and content syndication — all through the lens of lead generation. Packed full of checklists, charts, and thought leadership from the leading experts in marketing today, TheDefinitive Guide to Lead Generation will teach you how to collect information from prospects across every channel, and deliver the highest quality leads to your sales team.
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You’ll learn how to:
Define a lead and understand his or her buying journey
Build a robust lead generation strategy t
All those employees who access email, financial systems, human resources, and other core corporate applications; Replay for Exchange continuously protects and monitors the health of your Exchange data stores and allows administrators to quickly search, recover, and analyze mailbox content. With Replay for Exchange you can restore individual email messages, folders, or mailboxes to a live Exchange server or directly to a PST, thereby solving some of your most costly and time consuming challenges. Take advantage of these Free Trial Offer!!
Published By: StoryDesk
Published Date: Jan 04, 2013
What makes for a winning iPad presentation app for sales teams? How can interactivity keep prospects' attention focused? How can you use technology to make your message more memorable? Learn the answers to these questions and more.
Knowledge workers today have a rich portfolio of team collaboration tools to help them get their jobs done, starting with email and encompassing texting, file sharing, online chat and message boards, social media and video conferencing. Yet collaboration across these tools can be a frustrating experience, due to the complexity of the technology and lack of integration. The good news: the application of emerging technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) enables more people to connect when and how they need to. And that makes for more productive teams.
If you’re a small-to-midsized business (SMB), you know that you’re operating in a fast-paced, ever-changing business environment. Customers want their demands met instantly, and increasing competition multiplies the pressure you’re under. If you can’t deliver, you can be sure somebody else will.
Fortunately, the technology landscape is changing the way you do business. Mobility, social media, and Big Data are leveling the playing field and making it possible for companies like yours to access more sophisticated technology, reach bigger audiences, target their messages, and innovate in their offerings. Yet nothing has changed the landscape so much as the cloud.
Advertisers have made great strides in understanding consumers’ digital journeys. But in order to truly map the steps of the consumer – including bridging the journeys between digital and physical worlds – you need advanced location-enabled intelligence. Find out how precise real-world geometry gives you the context you require to create personalized consumer experiences with the HERE and Location-Based Marketing Association (LBMA) white paper.
HERE Technologies gives you the location context you need to make sense of your dynamic user data. Mapping consumer movements to real-world elements such as points of interest, retailers and their building shapes allows you to observe consumer journeys to within meters, and deliver more timely, accurate campaign messages.
De plus en plus d’entreprises trouvent leurs audiences en ligne. Celles qui ciblent leurs clients par le biais d’un message cohérent sur l’ensemble des canaux digitaux obtiennent un meilleur retour sur investissement.
In order to appeal today’s empowered audiences, you have to deliver highly personalised marketing experiences that respond to their needs and behaviour. Read this report for actionable insight into customer-centric marketing.
30 seconds or less. The average length of time that consumers spend reading or listening to online marketing communications . Marketers today are now equipped with the strategies and technologies to better capture consumer attention. To do this, they need to orchestrate individualized customer experiences across the digital channels. Read on for a statistical profile of today’s distracted consumer, followed by actionable tips for effectively communicating and converting this new type of consumer.
As a creative leader, your job involves a lot more than bringing concepts to life. You’ve got a team to manage, and a pile of clients to keep happy. You’ve got content to ideate, assets to build, and campaigns to manage— and it all needs to be delivered on time and on brand. Ideally, your team would concept and shoot every asset to perfectly merge imagery and message for every deliverable. But business deadlines and budgets don’t always allow time for careful creativity—and 62 percent of creative marketers say creating original imagery requires time and effort their team can’t afford.
With more and more competition for our increasingly short attention spans, it’s no wonder we’re seeing reliance on visuals as the leading form of communication across the web.
Even the most well-thought-out ideas and well-written content will get lost in the shuffle if the visual elements aren’t equally compelling—or don’t communicate the right message. That’s why the imagery you choose should be as strategic as the written message behind it. It’s not enough to settle for the first applicable image you find in your stock library—you need to ensure every image is on brand and conveys the right idea.
Download this whitepaper for a few ways to use imagery to meet your brand’s content marketing objectives.
If you’re wondering whether you should really prioritize email
in your marketing—especially when new channels continually
emerge—consider this: 91 percent of marketing executives agree
that email is their most effective channel.1
Clearly, email isn’t just
here to stay, it’s the mainstay. And with the ability to personalize
and contextualize messages, upgrade mobile campaigns, and
better understand customer needs, email marketing has evolved
into a stronger and smarter version of its former self.
Everyone knows that content is crucial to attract, engage, and reach consumers. But while this may be true, it’s important to consider the medium involved. Right now, the format to beat is clearly video, with 51% of brands investing more in 2018 than the year prior.1 And with so many forms of video available, such as content, programmatic, and pre-roll, it’s important to understand how to use video for building both brand connections and direct response.
Currently, video provides advertisers with a versatile medium to
reach the audiences they want, where they want, to put the best
spotlight on their story. But the question remains—what is the
best way to reach your target, and how can you ensure they will
pay attention to your message? Download this whitepaper to find out!
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Nov 22, 2017
A user initiates the call and selects the source language, such as Spanish. (In this example, assume that the target language is set to English.) As the user is talking to the support representative, the audio is converted to text using the Speech to Text service. Then using Language Translator, the text is translated to English.
English language text is then sent to the Text to Speech service as input. The output audio message is what the support representative hears. All of this happens in near real time. The text from Speech to Text and the Language Translator service also can be stored in a database for analytics. The same process is repeated in reverse for the audio message sent by support personnel.
Every day we use location apps on smartphone devices to get us where we need to go, and to find services and products we’re looking for.
However, smartphone location apps aren’t just helping individuals navigate their way around. Forward-thinking businesses are using these apps to help them get their messages straight to the right audience, at the right time, too.
It’s why the connected car and in-map location marketing is a growing area of opportunity—helping companies to meet KPIs whilst transforming the landscape of marketing at the same time.
This on-demand webinar with experts from HERE and eMarketer discusses how to improve location-based audience segmentation and build a more accurate consumer profiles, as well as how real-time location targeting enables hyper-targeted marketing campaigns.
Today’s leading DMPs are ingesting a wide range of owned and licensed data streams for insights and segmentation and are pushing data into a growing number of external targeting platforms, helping marketers deliver more relevant and consistent marketing communications.
Most companies already have an endpoint security solution in place. But a single security product is not sufficient to address the challenges of securing and managing the endpoint. This paper explains how a hosted endpoint solution can help.
The mobile workspace has created problems for IT, including policy enforcement, attack from untrusted wireless networks, and physical data theft. This white paper examines how cloud-based security solutions can protect distributed workers.
Published By: Zendesk
Published Date: Jan 03, 2019
To successfully meet customer demands for more immediate, personalized attention, companies are leveraging new technologies that go beyond traditional voice and email. By implementing such channels as live chat, social media, mobile apps, SMS/text messages, self-help solutions, and more, companies can now be ready wherever and however the customer wants.
The following report, sponsored by Zendesk, is based on an online survey of 1,044 U.S. consumers who have received online or phone customer service. The research goal was to better understand present customer expectations and to quantify the impact of customer service on business results. Questions were asked about past experiences with customer service, as well as preferences and opinions. Certain questions were repeated from a similar 2013 survey to enable trend analysis.
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