51 Expert Content Marketing Predictions for 2017

51 Expert Content Marketing Predictions for 2017

Social Marketing Strategist, Acting CMO, Brand Innovators   What I see being huge heading into 2017 is live streaming, and the ability to share all video in so many ways, via more apps, with story-telling and engagement at the core. You need to try these platforms. You need to jump in. You need to see how you can tell stories, create narratives, …

AI Could Help Community Managers Boost Engagement

AI Could Help Community Managers Boost Engagement

Community managers should leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to personalize content for their communities and foster relevant and engaging dialogue. That point was hammered home by Amith Nagarajan, CEO of Aptify, who spoke yesterday during webinar in honor of Community Manager Appreciation Day. Nagarajan, whose company provides enterprise software to membership organizations, was one of the interviewees in a …

5 Content Marketing Trends To Watch In 2017

5 Content Marketing Trends To Watch In 2017

When psychologist Dr. Paul Ekman visited the Fore tribe in the highlands of Papua New Guinea in 1967, he probably didn’t imagine that his work would become the foundation for some of the latest developments in artificial intelligence (AI). After studying the tribe, which was still living in the preliterate state it had been in since the Stone Age, Ekman …

How audience profiling

How audience profiling, based on real-time online customer interactions, reveals the faces in the crowd

Today’s scattergun approach to targeting, based on wide demographic assumptions, overlooks an important fact for marketers: Target audiences are made up of real people. Getting to know customers and prospects on a personal level is the only way marketers can truly understand what will be relevant to them, what they want and need and what will motivate them to buy. …

How to Curate Content for Your Social Media Pages to Boost Engagement and Save Time

How to Curate Content for Your Social Media Pages to Boost Engagement and Save Time

Social media marketers today almost unanimously agree on the significance of content curation. Brands and businesses have realized that continuously creating original content is challenging, in terms of both, the creative capacity it demands and the time it requires. Content curation, on the other hand, comes with several advantages, including its ability to help you establish thought leadership within a …

Three Game-Changing Trends for Mobile Marketing in 2017

Three Game-Changing Trends for Mobile Marketing in 2017

2016 was a big year for mobile marketing, but 2017 will be even bigger. A few tech trends looming on the horizon are going to make an impact on the work of all mobile marketers—whether they know it or not. Predictive analytics, chatbots, and intelligent marketing automation are going to dominate the coming year in mobile marketing, according to research …

Why Machine Learning Is a Game-Changer for Social Media Managers

Why Machine Learning Is a Game-Changer for Social Media Managers

Back in the day, Bebo, MySpace and then Facebook were fun tools to find events, share photos and chat with friends, but communicating with brands required picking up the phone, sending emails or visiting the company website to get the information you needed. Nowadays, it couldn’t be more different. 95 percent of millennials expect to be able to engage with …

Machine Intelligence Revolutionizing Marketing

Machine Intelligence Revolutionizing Marketing

The past decade has witnessed tremendous influx of technology across all aspects of business operations. Organizations are increasingly turning to automation, artificial intelligence and robotics to bring about a transformation in their revenue generation capability, reduction in costs and increase in efficiency. Indian banking leaders like ICICI and HDFC have piloted using humanoids/robots to bring about operational efficiency by intelligently …