Tag Archives: trends

October 2018 LPM Roundup

Another month has passed, which means more developments in the world of Local Presence Management (LPM). This time we’ve seen some major changes with minor consequences, minor changes with major consequences—and a significant (if inevitable) demise that even casual users should note. Google shuts down Google+ Remember that massive push Google made for their own […]

Marketing to Millennials: A Generation Balancing Nostalgia and Digital Transformation

Exploring behavioral insights and marketing trends within North America and Europe. Millennials are a demographic age group born between 1981 and 2000. In North America, they represent about 20-25% of the population; in France, Germany, and the UK, they represent about 15-20% of the population. Millennials have been called the entitled generation for being spoon-fed […]

Top Insights from the Digital Travel Summit

DAC Group recently attended the Digital Travel Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, where leading brands from the travel space gathered to share their best practices, challenges and solutions to thriving in the digital age. Here are our top 5 takeaways. Inspiration is Key As consumers search for the best destinations and experiences for the next […]

Localizing Your E-commerce Digital Media Strategy

Despite its proven impact on results, localization is still an overlooked opportunity for many brands with a mature e-commerce digital media program. Many multi channel retailers view localization as a means to capture online consumers and drive them to stores by targeting searchers utilizing a geographic modifier (“near me”, zip code, etc.) or placing ads […]

3 Tech Phenomena that will Revolutionize the Media Industry

Display media has always been an exciting, dynamic marketing channel. With the ability to place media in front of almost any target audience, a multitude of different creative options available and nearly limitless data sets to buy and optimize against, display remains a critical (and ever-changing) part of the marketer’s toolkit. In 2017, we heard […]

How to Make the Most of Your Localized Content Strategy

Things change lightning-quick in the digital world, so if you’re thinking of duplicating your content marketing strategy for 2018, think again. Last year, we wrote about our top digital marketing predictions for content, including intelligent/predictive content, digital asset management, data-driven content marketing, influencers and execution. Those trends continue to shape the work we do every […]

The Impact of E-Commerce on Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Recent years have shown an upward trend in retail e-commerce sales, from less than 1% in 2000 to more than 7% in the most recently published US Census Bureau data. With more consumers shopping – and researching purchases – online each year for their next purchase, what do retail marketers need to know? While point […]

Whitepaper: Customer-First Approach is Key for Retailer Marketers

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest white paper, “Customer-First Retail”, examining the importance of local and customer experience for retailers hoping to connect with today’s digital-first shoppers. As we witness the biggest wave of store closures in decades, personalized customer experiences and a strong omni-channel approach are key differentiators for North […]

DAC Group Featured in eMarketer’s Digital Video Advertising Best Practices 2017 Report

US digital video ad spending stands to approach $18 billion by 2020 – it’s a bright spot in the digital advertising market, but also presents unique challenges. In their January report, Digital Video Advertising Best Practices 2017, eMarketer spoke with more than two dozen industry leaders – including Eli Grant, VP of DAC / Chicago […]

Where Do We SEO From Here?: Organic Search Trends for 2017

Savvy marketers will need to master the art AND science of SEO best practices to stay ahead of the pack this year. Here are our top four tips. 1) Mobile will grow (but don’t forget about desktop!) We fully expect Google’s focus on mobile to march on through 2017, as more and more search traffic […]