Tag: Data

Forbes 15 Challenges

15 Challenges Marketers Faced In 2018 (And What They Learned)

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Original Publication: Forbes

Date Published: January 28, 2019

The marketing landscape is ever-changing, and it can be difficult to keep up. Even if you’ve been in the industry for years, there are always new trends emerging and and methods evolving.

Those who continue learning and growing will never fall too far behind, but that doesn’t mean they won’t face obstacles along the way. Below, 15 members of Forbes Agency Council share the biggest industry challenges they’ve faced this past year and how they plan to use that knowledge moving forward.

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As seen on DRTV

DRTV Lessons from Successful Brand Launches

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By George Leon, Chief Strategy Officer – Hawthorne

Original Publication: New Media and Marketing 

Date of Publication: January 23, 2019

When it comes to capitalizing on direct response television (DRTV) advertising, some of the best advice comes from privately held startups valued at over $1 billion. That’s because they’ve seemingly mastered the use of TV advertising that directly engages consumers, from launch to growth.

Successful brands like Experian,

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What Is Privacy Forward and Why Does it Matter for Marketers?

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By John Francis, DBA

Original Publication: Marketo

Date of Publication: November 12, 2018

When I worked as a webmaster at AOL in the early days, every employee had visibility into every member’s account. Then in 1999, a naval officer was outed by one of the employees after he logged into an alternate profile with a different screen name. AOL’s course of action was to immediately shut down access to all members’ data and hire an integrity assurance officer.

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Omnichannel

6 Ways To Thrive In Today’s Challenging Omnichannel Economy

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By Jessica Hawthorne-Castro 

Original Publication: YPO.Org

Date of Publication: October 9, 2018

Today’s marketing landscape is broader, deeper and more complex than ever before. There are more channels, more choices and more customers who get more savvy every day. Thriving in this “omnichannel marketing” playground is a balancing act. Companies have to continuously evaluate and strengthen customer touchpoints while delivering a consistent and seamless experience across all channels.

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Why direct response TV marketing is still effective

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By Bill Cogar

Original Publication: SmartBrief

Date of Publication: October 23, 2018

Any advertisement that engages consumers and asks them to respond directly to a brand in the form of a click, call or purchase, including but not limited to mailers, billboards, social and display advertisements, emails, texts or calls is known as responsive or accountable advertising. When TV is the medium, it is known as Direct Response TV Advertising,

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Neuromarketing

What Marketers Need to Know About Neuromarketing

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Author:  Kaya Ismail with Jessica Hawthorne-Castro

Original Publication: CMSWire 

Date Published: September 25, 2018

Personalization is now a fundamental feature of any good customer experience. For instance, 84 percent of customers say being treated like a person, not a number, is very important to winning their business. In other words, customers expect brands to remember their names and preferences throughout their customer journey. But marketers have found that when it comes to gathering all that data,

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“If You’re Looking For A Job In Advertising, Strive To Combine Your Right Brain Creativity With Left Brain Data”

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By Jessica Hawthorne-Castro 

Original Publication: Howigotjob.com

Date of Publication: September 24, 2018

Why Did You Seek Out A Career In The Advertising Industry?
Patience has never been my strong suit, so finding a career that allows me to see immediate results was a natural fit for me. Advertising provides the best of both worlds – a perfect combination of working directly with clients and leveraging creativity.

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Data Savvy Marketers

5 Ways Marketers Can Hire Data-Savvy Talent

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By Jessica Hawthorne-Castro 

Original Publication: Recruiter.com

Date of Publication: September 25, 2018

The field of marketing and advertising has historically attracted a wide range of people with a wide range of skill sets and interests. Communication, psychology, art, writing, and business are all part of the marketing stew — and increasingly, so is data science. While the Mad Men days of collaborative brainstorming and flashes of inspiration are not completely gone,

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How Agencies Can Help Prepare The Next Generation Of Data-Driven Marketers

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By Jessica Hawthorne-Castro 

Original Publication: AdExchanger

Date of Publication: September 20, 2018

Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media.

Today’s column is written by Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO at Hawthorne.

The rise of data science has had a major impact on just about every industry out there,

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Four Best Practices For Successful, Responsive Media Campaigns

Four Best Practices For Successful, Responsive Media Campaigns

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Author: Jessica Hawthorne-Castro for Forbes Agency Council

Original Publication: Forbes

Date Published: September 12, 2018

It’s getting harder for brand advertisers to earn market share with traditional media approaches. At the same time, targeting consumers and business-to-business customers can also be difficult.

What’s needed is accountable media that scales to the client’s needs, uses data-driven campaigns, capitalizes on advanced technologies, is performance-based and can be measured.

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