Why Marketing Promotions Are Losing Steam

Promotions have traditionally been a default move for marketers under pressure to deliver immediate revenue. The challenge is executing a promotion without corrupting and cannibalizing media campaigns that build the brand and create enduring value. An ROI Genome Report released by Analytic Partners reveals that the ROI delivered by marketing promotions is […]

Why Purpose-Driven Marketing Needs A Data-Backed Approach

Today, brand purpose has become so ubiquitous that complacent companies are falling behind their purpose-driven competitors from a consumer standpoint. In parallel with the shifting demands of the public, investors and other stakeholders — who expect brands to stand for a cause that’s bigger than their products or offerings — […]

Paid social, even print tops SEM as marketing priorities for SMBs, survey finds

Google has spent years building out a third party partner/reseller network focused on small businesses (SMBs). And while there have always been ROI (perception) and retention challenges with AdWords, a new survey from BrandMuscle suggests paid search is being deprioritized by SMBs in their overall marketing mix. Paid social top channel, […]

Branding vs Marketing: Innovative Solutions In Today’s Digital Marketplace

Maciej Duraj I created this graphic taking open source images and screenshots of images from companies’ websites and putting them together in my own fashion (with added graphic design of my own making).MACIEJ DURAJ I have recently covered branding in terms of digital linking of company name and products to specific links […]

Digital marketing professionals, hopefuls prefer to work in Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai, reveals study

Tier I cities including Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai (in that order) are the most preferred job locations for digital marketing students and professionals in India, revealed a survey conducted by PixelTrack, a digital marketing company. Hyderabad and Pune followed the top three in the survey results, reflecting the fact that the digital […]