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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 […]

US Search Awards 2018: Behind the Nomination

The US Search Awards is regarded as the premier celebration of SEO, PPC, and content marketing in the United States. It celebrates and rewards the expertise, talent, and achievements of the search industry. DAC is thrilled to announce that we have been nominated in the Best Integrated Campaign category for our work with TaxSlayer on […]

Marketing to Millennials: A Generation Balancing Nostalgia and Digital Transformation

Exploring behavioural 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 […]

The Best and Worst of Digital Marketing in 2016

2016 was a year filled with innovative, witty and surprisingly controversial digital marketing campaigns. As we all adjust to the fact that it’s 2017, let’s take a look at some of last year’s best (and worst!) digital advertising.

eMarketer Taps DAC for its Latest Report: Digital Marketing Trends in Canada

After speaking with top Canadian marketers from companies including Honda, the Internet Advertising Bureau of Canada and our own Mario Lemieux, President of DAC / Canada, eMarketer has identified three key challenges and three opportunities for Canadian marketers in 2017. Multi-touch attribution, ad blocking and the digital talent gap were identified as the biggest things […]

Augmented Reality: Blending Real-World and Digital Marketing

Unless you’ve been snoozing like a Snorlax, you’ve probably heard of Pokémon Go. It’s a free-to-play augmented reality game in which players use their smartphones to locate and catch Pokémon. It’s also the most interesting marketing development we’ve seen in years. The crazy thing is, that’s not even an overstatement. The game itself may stand […]

Are You Customising Every Stage of the Consumer Journey?

DAC was privileged to recently hold a Digital Roundtable at its Chicago Office, in which it had C-level executives from top organisations throughout the Chicagoland Area. There were a number of different topics covered, but the main conversation was about how different organisations are engaging their customer and treating their customer in the ever-changing digital […]

5 Big, Bold Digital Strategy Predictions For 2016

Digital strategy is an ever-changing area of digital marketing. We’ve certainly come a long way from the days when having a digital strategy simply meant building a website. With the proliferation of new technologies, platforms and media, this is an exciting time to be working in the digital realm. What will digital strategy look like […]

What Scotland thinks of Content Marketing…

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of traveling around the country, armed with notepad and Dictaphone, to speak to some of Scotland’s best and brightest Content Marketers for my thesis research. A wide variety of senior, experienced practitioners of content marketing volunteered their valuable time and expertise, coming from a varied range of industries, […]

Bringing multi-channel analytics into the marketing mix

We have recently discussed how important it is to have an overview and analyse the whole sequence of marketing channels leading to leads and transactions. For example, if a channel mostly performs as the initiator of communication with potential customers, the use of hard calls-to-action asking a person to buy now might not work as […]