Tag: marketing trends

  • Planning & Designing Facebook Promotions

    Facebook made a change to its Promotions Guidelines this week. The big news is; there is no longer a requirement to obtain approval from Facebook to run a promotion entirely within Facebook. The two major changes are; 1)┬áNo need for prior written Facebook approval to administer a promotion on Facebook. This makes life for brands […]

  • “Push marketing” has died, long live “pull marketing”

    Who am I talking to? “You Ought To Know” video was produced two years ago by Hubspot as a viral marketing campaign. It is unfortunate that today most of the marketers still don’t get the idea behind the video. Marketing is changing, this is the era of pull marketing. It is a great video, highly […]

  • The end of advertising era

    I have written many times about the end of advertising era & end of the 30 second spot. FITC, the design and technology event organizer recently released “The Last Advertising Agency On Earth” video, which puts “The end of advertising era” in nicely on a video. It is also a smart viral move on their […]

  • 4 Tactics for Social Commerce on Facebook

    The biggest challenge to e-commerce in the Social Web Era is the emerging Social Commerce. With the raise of Social Commerce, Facebook is becoming the Mecca for commerce. Companies need to be fast to grab land on Facebook. Below you can find the best ways to implement Social Commerce on Facebook; 1) Integrate Facebook Like […]

  • The 4th Era of Internet is starting

    We are again in the midst of a new evolution. There is another change of era on the internet. Like the Chinese curse says: “May you live in interesting times!” The new era will bring new challenge to each one of us, not to mention the major effects on marketers. We can divide the internet […]

  • Top 10 Marketing Events

    Below, you can find my list for top ten marketing events that you should not miss in 2009. Of course, I don’t advise you to attend all of them. However, if you are in marketing business in North America and/or Europe, this is a list you should keep in mind, so that you can schedule […]

  • Four commands of Radical Marketer

    Four commands of Radical Marketer.com; You shall believe in “web centric integrated marketing” and know it is the right way of new, “radical” marketing. You shall know that “Marketing cannot be left to Marketers only“. Marketing and strategy should be hand in hand, and the top management (or the top brains of the corporation) should […]

  • Evolution of Advertising

    Umair Haque had a great article on the Evolution of Advertising, which inspired me. Following his article, I think there are two drivers in the evolution of advertising; first being serving the relevant ad to consumers (which Umair clearly mentioned in his article), and second being the shift from push to pull advertising (with the […]

  • Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP on Charlie Rose

    A conversation with Martin Sorrell Martin Sorrell, chief executive officer of WPP Group was on Charlie Rose on My 21st for the first time. It is a show worth watching. You can find some of my quick notes from the interview below; Martin Sorrell quotes; CMOs are mostly old people, and change is the last […]

  • Social Marketing is Not a Tactic

    I was reading an article (from Michael Gass) on social media, and realized how many people in the marketing area are looking at social marketing from a very narrow angle. Social Media’s (&social marketing’s) effect on Web Marketing can be considered as being similar to Web’s effect on marketing. Social Marketing is to Web Marketing, […]

  • Online creative ads

    “Every ad on the internet should give users the option to expand the ad, request more information, watch a video demo of the product, or even to purchase the product right from the ad.” via Why online creative stinks so badly – iMediaConnection.com. Eric Picard has the right vision on interactive ads. Even a pure […]