Can Your Company Deliver What Marketing Promises?

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As marketers are given better tools for storytelling, it may become harder for companies to deliver on the promises they are making. If I promised to give you $25,000 as a gift and then only gave you $10,000 you might be grateful, but you’d also be disappointed. Don’t bother to deny it. Once an … [Read more...]

Can You Optimize This? A Mobile Landing Page

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My cable contract just ended, so I have been thinking about how little actual cable TV my family watches. I was wondering if we could do with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu. I had some time waiting to pickup my kids from school, so while I was parked in the car, I decided I would do a bit of … [Read more...]

Disruptive Customer Experiences

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It's not often I get to leave the confines of my screens, where I always see the world through the eyes of a marketer, but I have been in the real world for the past couple of weeks on a well-deserved vacation in New York City, my hometown. I moved to Austin, TX this January so I got a new … [Read more...]

Geo-Personalization: Your Opportunity

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It was in the mid-1990s when I had my first taste of actionable web analytics. I was working for a telecommunications company that offered a Voice over IP solution (VoIP) and I was part of the team that tracked banner placements on websites like Excite, Yahoo, and AltaVista. I will never forget the … [Read more...]

Google Plus: FaceBook Knock off or Something Else?

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By the time this column is published, Google's shiny, new social network Google+ should have approximately 20 million users. It's one of the fastest growing services of all time. Have you joined yet? Still waiting for an invite? You can find my Google+ profile here. I'm asking myself and you … [Read more...]