MailChimp C2 Montreal 2018

CMOs at MailChimp, Blackrock and National Geographic Society chart the evolution of marketing

You would think after having the good fortune of sponsoring Serial, the podcast that became so popular it almost single-handedly defined the genre — MailChimp could have counted on some pretty strong name recognition. The company’s ads, however, tended to reflect a some common mispronunciations, with people walking around calling it “MailKimp.” According to Tom […]

John Deere The Furrow content marketing B2B

John Deere, Buzzfeed and Ryot Studio are all rooted in the same content marketing best practices

It’s been called the world’s oldest content marketing vehicle, so David Jones is not surprised when people look at The Furrow and ask the publications manager at John Deere for the secrets of its success. “We do things consistently and we do things well, and we do things consistently well,” he told the audience Wednesday […]

ad fraud blockchain AI

An online ad fraud counterattack built with blockchain, AI and cryptography

Online ad fraud is a big problem because it wastes the money of the advertisers. B2B marketers need to remain aware of the new technologies that are of great help to restrict the growing menace of ad fraud. Ad Fraud has costed advertisers a loss of around $18 billion in 2018 that represents around 9% […]

Gyro B2B research confident optimism

Gyro research shows B2B buyers want to feel ‘confident optimism’ when they form marketing relationships

B2B buyers want to feel “confident optimism” when they’re connecting with companies about a potential purchase or partnership, according to a survey of business professionals from Gyro. New York-based B2B creative agency Gyro developed its report, ‘The Business Feeling Index: The Feelings That Move Business Forward,’ by fielding questions to more than 300 readers of […]

McAfee device to cloud ads

McAfee TV ad shows how it can protect enterprise data ‘from device to cloud’

McAfee has unveiled its first B2B ad campaign in more than 15 years, including a TV commercial and other assets that aim to shift its perception as an antivirus software provider to a firm that protects business professionals’ information from their devices to wherever it might reside in the cloud. The 30-second spot shows people […]

FCB/Six

FCB expands capabilities in areas like marketing automation, CRM with FCB/SIX Consulting

Jacob Ciesielski, SVP Data and Technology and FCB/SIX president Andrea Cook. FCB, one of the world’s largest global ad agency networks, says it will respond to the demand from its clients for more assistance with CRM, marketing automation and cloud-based service tools by launching a consulting arm that will run alongside itself digital specialist division. […]

Toyota

Toyota unveils e-Palette at CES 2018 to show its future direction in mobile business applications

Autonomous driving might create major waves among consumers, but Toyota Motor Corp. used CES 2018 to show off a concept that would take it firmly into the business of serving other companies in retail, classified sales and even faciliating government service delivery. In a keynote presentation that was livestreamed from CES in Las Vegas, Toyota […]

Esther Willinger

Inside The Mind Of . . . Esther Willinger

Esther Willinger founded, and is director of Eden Advertising & Interactive, a progressive marketing agency, that includes a team of designers, web developers, programmers, writers, search engine analysts and marketing strategists. Since 1998, Eden has combined creative, technical and online marketing expertise to meet clients’ growth objectives. Esther’s talent lies in helping businesses achieve their desired […]

TMX Group

TMX Group global marketing campaign puts the future in closeup

Self-driving cars, delivery drones, robot hands and fields full of solar panels are all starring in a video that marks a rebrand from TMX Group that highlights the importance of public equity to entrepreneurs. The one-minute clip, dubbed “The Future Is Yours To See,” made its debut last week and almost completely fills the TMX […]

Xerox

Xerox Recruits Lee Child, Aimee Mann And Others For Digital Literary Project

Best-selling authors, an indie singer-songwriter and a former U.S. Poet Laureate have all contributed to an online-only book-in-progress from Xerox that explores the future of work. The company this week launched the first phase of SetThePageFree.com, which features original stories with Lee Child (author of the “Jack Reacher” thrillers), musician Aimee Mann and poet Billy […]

employee advocates

Survey: Only 27% Act as Employee Advocates on Social Media

Companies that want their employees to act as their advocates on social media need to have clear policies, a consistent approach and possibly even financial incentives, according to new research. The Marketing Advisory Network report, which was based on a survey of close to 500 professionals this past spring, showed that only 27 per cent […]

evolving customer behaviour

Evolving Customer Behaviour and What It Means for B2B Online Marketing

The internet is ever-changing. Functions that were easily identifiable a decade ago have evolved and, aided by technological innovation, today’s internet allows for greater interactions and user participation. Needless to say, this has implications for clients’ behaviour. As far as internet marketing is concerned, clients have now become more involved, and their increased participation has […]