Tag Archives: Strategy

The Sky Is Not Falling: Apple ITP 2.2 and What It Means For Marketers

When Apple announced this week that it would be introducing an updated version of “Intelligent Tracking Prevention” on Safari II and IOS 11, it caused quite a stir in the marketing community. What is Intelligent Tracking Prevention? Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) is a privacy feature that Apple rolled out back in 2017. It was designed […]

6 Things We Learned at Adobe Summit 2019

Adobe Summit has come and gone for another year. Having been fortunate enough to experience the evolution of this event over many years, it is apparent to us that Summit has quickly elevated beyond a product and platform showcase to become a barometer for the digital experience segment generally. But you have to pay close […]

Instagram Announces a “Significant Step Forward for Shopping”

Instagram announced on March 19th 2019 that they are adding a new way for people to buy products they discover on the app. Consumers in the US can purchase items directly on Instagram’s app from over 20 different brands, including Zara, H&M, Outdoor Voices, and Uniqlo. The checkout feature will allow people to make purchases […]

LOAC 2019: 3 Key Trends Affecting Local Advertising

Here at DAC, we’re all about local—which means keeping up with the latest and greatest developments in the world of local advertising is essential. Last week, I attended the 10th annual Borrell Associates Local Online Advertising Conference (LOAC). With speakers who are leaders in their field from top companies like Yelp, Waze, Facebook, Google and […]

Key Executive Mega-Conference 2019: 3 Key Trends Driving the Newspaper Industry

In its ninth year, the Key Executives Mega-Conference is all about exploring new approaches and solutions to issues facing the newspaper industry, many of which are directly related to the way digital continues to change news and how brands promote themselves. As digital marketers, we have a unique stake in the way newspapers change and […]

3 Digital Media Trends You Need to Know in 2019

In 2018, businesses and brands were again faced with rapidly changing consumer trends in digital display media—and were repeatedly challenged to adjust their tools and technology just as fast. From chatbots to voice search, this past year we saw a pattern in the way consumers interact with businesses. We also saw a pattern in the […]

3 Strategies to Drive Lead Gen in Higher Education

With global competition and rising acquisition costs, there’s no question that the digital age has made student enrollment a Sisyphean task for higher education brands. Up against local, regional, and even international rivals for the same leads, it’s more difficult than ever to cut through the noise and make meaningful connections with potential students. So […]

3 Content Strategy Trends to Prioritize in 2019

It seems like just yesterday that we were making our content strategy predictions for 2018. Last year, we looked at the rise of voice search, local content strategies, and increased content promotion as the trends set to dominate the industry. Those trends have become the new normal for content strategists, and we’re gazing into our […]

5 Steps to Localize Your Content Marketing Strategy

Before the New Year, we revealed our predictions for content marketing in 2018. Among them, we asserted that winning brands will have local content strategies. As the year progresses and local marketing strategies are continuing to expand beyond just creating store pages and managing citations across the web, we’re looking at five steps you can […]

Survival of the Savviest: Top Insights from the AdAge Survival Summit

I recently had the opportunity to kick off the Ad Age Survival Summit in Chicago. The summit addressed how brands face an exceedingly high number of potential crises in today’s digital age and how CMOs should prepare and react when facing these issues. Brand leaders from JPMorgan Chase, McDonald’s, Nestle, and Kraft Heinz were joined […]