Augmented reality will continue to give marketers the ability to layer on data and computer generated graphics on top of video, photographs and day-to-day life through our phones.
— Aaron Strout
Companies should focus on seamlessness across all channels, consolidate recurring tasks, leveraging data to build personalized experiences and instilling credibility in all aspects.
— Alexis Sanders
Smart CMOs aren’t concerned about the shiniest new kid on the block or getting the sexiest toys. They’re figuring out a stack with AI-powered tools in all the right places.
— Andy Betts
Brands need to be investing time and resources into feed management and proven campaign optimization tactics like query mapping.
— Andy Taylor
When creating content, focus less on optimizing for keywords and more on optimizing for user experience.
— Brittany Page
With Facebook recently introducing AR ads — following the lead of Snapchat — we have only scratched the surface of what this technology can accomplish.
— Chris Loretto
We’ll see experimental marketers embrace AI across additional programmatic channels, such as radio and direct mail, which will help drive further education, development and adoption across the martech ecosystem.
— David Dowhan
I think we will see full integration of Google’s page crawling service into Google Merchant Center by the 2019 holidays. In other words, I think we’ll see the feed begin it’s gasping, final breaths.
— Kirk Williams
To maximize revenue from email marketing campaigns, marketers need to ensure they are sending relevant content to high quality value email subscribers and stop focusing on the total quantity of emails sent.
— Kyle Henderick
Now more than ever, consumers expect brands to understand them and treat engagements as evidence that they are committed to knowing them better as individuals.
— Nick Worth
Forward-thinking organizations will take full advantage of AI to learn behaviors around supporting and automating collaboration for various users and their unique content needs.
— Rick Jones
Pros who understand digital media and programmatic advertising are already sought after, and the opportunities that will be created by Amazon’s HQ2 will only turn up the heat in the fight for talent.
— Rob Rasko
Netflix would have to build an ad business from scratch, but it has already built one of the most sophisticated internal digital marketing teams and is one of the country’s largest advertisers.
— Ryan Kelly
Marketers must get smarter about how we explain and implement and do things in a scalable way instead of buying a technology that just allows us to check a box in our reports to the directors of our companies.
— Ryan Phelan
Most of what we do on mobile devices is snappy and instinctive. So if a notification looks genuine, we only occasionally verify whether it could be a fake.
— Sam Bocetta
As the paid social avenues have grown, diversified and stumbled, there’s a growing awareness among advertisers about the perils of relying on last-click attribution.
— Susan Wenograd
Consumers are not only looking to identify a product or service to meet their needs, they’re using search to learn everything they possibly can.
— Jim Yu
Dynamic advertising media that addresses every user in a personalized way will increasingly liberate us from the same boring banner used in programmatic in the coming year.
— Julian Baring
By integrating technologies such as CRM, marketing automation, and ABM platforms, marketers can start to share data across these applications.
— Peter Isaacson
If it’s going to require too much training for your team to experience the value, you’re looking at a non-starter.
— John Steinert