Marketing Technology

China has proven to be a hotbed for digital innovations, especially in the past few years. During this time, marketers worldwide have observed the latest trends coming out of the country, applying what they learn to their own markets.

Marketers have embraced location data for several reasons. It can help personalize experiences for customers, better isolate customer paths to purchase, create better customer segments, and identify opportune moments to target potential clients. But new restrictions on collecting location data will make it more costly for advertisers in 2020.

eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Jillian Ryan explain how email is changing in usage, measurement and personalization. They also discuss Netflix Q3 earnings, how companies struggle to top Google's search results and what matters to consumers when buying a new smartphone.

Among the 250 retailers Sailthru evaluated in its Retail Personalization Index, 51% have messaging preference centers, but most offer just two options: all or nothing. Just 35% go more granular, allowing consumers to select their preferred messaging frequency and type.

eMarketer principal analysts Mark Dolliver and Nicole Perrin, along with junior analyst Blake Droesch, discuss the latest EU ruling against Facebook, whether our phones are listening to us, Uber’s new jobs app and more.

The transformation of technology and systems has given rise to a whole new host of responsibilities for B2B Tech CMOs, but most will tell you that the future of the role is focused on providing a holistic customer experience to ensure growth and loyalty.

eMarketer principal analysts Mark Dolliver and Nicole Perrin join vice president of content studio Paul Verna to discuss the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act, as well as how your TV might be watching you, this year’s Emmys, Google’s recent privacy changes and more.

While conventional marketing thinking says that customers prefer personalized marketing experiences and are willing to share more personal data to get that, but new research shows that it may not.

eMarketer was pleased to moderate a Tech-Talk Webinar presentation featuring Devon DeBlasio, product marketing director at Neustar. He discussed how to build a predictive and effective audience segmentation strategy for the modern omnichannel journey.

While 54% of brands in Sailthru’s annual Retail Personalization Index have an app, most lack strong mobile personalization. The average brand earned just 5.5 of the available 20 points in the mobile category, while the top 10 ranked retailers scored much higher with an average of 17 points.

eMarketer was pleased to moderate a Tech-Talk Webinar presentation featuring Jason Grunberg, vice president of marketing at Sailthru. He talked about the leaders of the Index, like Sephora, Nordstrom, DSW, Rent the Runway and others, and offer tips on executing strong personalization experiences.

Just 16% of the 250 retailers in Sailthru’s annual Retail Personalization Index said they use customers’ digital data to personalize their in-store experience, mostly through mobile devices. And that number is 100% among the top 10 retailers.

Marketers have long grappled with how to best leverage the data they’ve collected. It’s certainly a challenge as data fuels nearly all of their marketing efforts—including personalization, audience segmentation and targeting.

Eighty-eight-percent of online shoppers said it’s important for brands and retailers to offer personalized experiences, according to a March 2019 survey from Episerver. In addition to personalization, learn what other three functions are recommended in a web content management system to truly engage your customers.