Tag Archives: trends

October 2018 Local Listing Management Roundup

Another month has passed, which means more developments in the world of Local Listing Management. 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 social […]

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 […]

Top Insights from the Digital Travel Summit

DAC 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 vacation, […]

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 omnichannel approach are key differentiators for North […]

DAC 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 […]

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 […]

Why the Ad Blocking Scare Will Make Us Better

It’s hard to avoid the chatter around the concept of ad blocking if you work in the digital marketing industry these days. Since Apple released iOS 9 last fall and started approving ad blocking apps, the news has been full of the impending crisis that ad blocking will cause. While ad blocking is a serious […]