Tag Archives: strategy

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 Prioritise 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 […]

Why Brands Need to Win the Battle for Local Consumers

Marketing has always been about connecting brands to consumers. With the growth of digital, the channel mix (search, social, display) grew and brands began to talk about “omni-channel” and delivering “cross-channel experiences”. But some brands neglected to include their stores as part of this omni-channel experience and some have paid the ultimate price.  You only […]

eTail Nordic: The Future of Voice Search

The DAC team have returned from their Copenhagen trip, feeding back that it was a fantastic event. A word from our VP Client Strategy, Nasser Sahlool: Thank you to everyone that made it out to Copenhagen for the eTail™ Nordic conference, and to those that connected with the DAC team of Koen Smeets, Tim Maicher […]

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 strategies are continuing to expand beyond just creating store pages and managing citations across the web, we’re looking at five steps you can take […]

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 […]

Localizing Your E-commerce Digital Media Strategy

Despite its proven impact on results, localisation is still an overlooked opportunity for many brands with a mature e-commerce digital media program. Many multichannel retailers view localisation 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 on […]

3 Tech Phenomena that will Revolutionise 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 […]