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  • Embracing the ‘power of and’ is vital to succeed in new era of connectivity

    Embracing the ‘power of and’ is vital to succeed in new era of connectivity

    Operators need to take a holistic approach to their network and embrace the ‘power of and’ if they are to meet rising customer demand, improve scalability and reduce network complexity, Nokia’s president of Fixed Networks, Federico Guillén, said during a keynote conference session at Broadband World Forum. There is no single technology or access mode which will deliver ubiquitous ultrafast connectivity, he emphasized, instead a combination of technologies is required.

  • The status quo of programmatic native

    The status quo of programmatic native

    If mobile app developers in the early days focused mostly on winning new users to succeed internationally, rethinking kicked in by now, since intrusive mobile advertising is unacceptable nowadays! This paved the way for native ads, which possess the characteristics of being effective and at the same time less intrusive to users.

  • Wearable Tech: A growing payment opportunity

    Wearable Tech: A growing payment opportunity

    The Smart Payment Association (SPA) just launches an interesting white paper that explores wearable tech from a payments perspective, analyzes the current market and evaluates the wearable industry’s future prospects.

  • Useful tips to get your digital lead management up to speed

    Useful tips to get your digital lead management up to speed

    Let’s be honest, the digital transformation puts all internal and external processes of a company to the test and makes it even more difficult to be successful in today's increasingly digitized world: The changing purchasing behavior of potential customers, the growing number of communication channels, and the changing and stricter legal situation regarding the handling of personal data, make the acquisition of new customers more and more difficult.

  • Advertising on Facebook: What’s allowed and what’s not

    Advertising on Facebook: What’s allowed and what’s not

    Many consumers are critical of Facebook as they fear for the security of their data. Accordingly, they are skeptical about the use of the network as a sales channel, reveals a study by BBDO, Jelden TTC and Brand Foresight.

  • Acquisition of Algo strengthens Meltwater’s media intelligence platform

    Acquisition of Algo strengthens Meltwater’s media intelligence platform

    Meltwater just announced the acquisition of Algo, a real-time data analytics platform powered by the most advanced machine learning techniques available. Meltwater,a leader in media intelligence, has been founded in 2001 by CEO Jorn Lyseggen with only $15,000, and is actively seeking investment opportunities and partnerships to continue expanding its media intelligence services globally.

  • Zenith’s Media Consumption Forecast 2017

    Zenith’s Media Consumption Forecast 2017

    According to Zenith's latest Media Consumption Forecast, 71 % of the total Internet consumption will be allotted to mobile this year, whereby the largest growth rates are expected in North America (75%) and the Asia Pacific region (75%).
    It is even forecasted that by 2019 a quarter of the world's total media consumption will be spent on the mobile Internet. Worldwide, people will then use the mobile web via browsers and apps 122 minutes a day, which is an enormous growth, considering that in 2010 it was only ten minutes.

  • RelevanTech’s app discovery tool allows Glispa to reach large, targeted audiences

    RelevanTech’s app discovery tool allows Glispa to reach large, targeted audiences

    The mobile ad tech company Glispa Global Group announced the acquisition of Tel Aviv-based carrier distribution company RelevanTech to further strengthen its position as one of the top independent players in the mobile industry.

  • Three guys walk into a bar…

    Three guys walk into a bar…

    The opening line ‘ Three guys walk in to a bar…’ has fueled the material of comedians from Lenny Bruce to Jerry Lewis. For a surfer, a gamer and an engineer, it plays on our notions of stereotypes of beach bums, computer nerds and analytical types and we are waiting for a punch line that ridicules at least one if not all three.

  • Avoid SEO mistakes and increase turnover

    Avoid SEO mistakes and increase turnover

    E-commerce executives have a clear expectation of search engine optimization (SEO): The goal is to get the highest ranking possible for their web shop and the products shown in organic search getting maximum click rates. Many online marketers do not know, however, that the SEO job consists of more than just the fight for the best position in the ranking lists. An up-to-date search engine optimization is based on understandable information, appropriate content, careful and timely planning, as well as good usability of the web shop, hence, the persons in charge of SEO should try to avoid the following mistakes:

  • Done right, programmatic marketing is above all one thing - precise

    Done right, programmatic marketing is above all one thing - precise

    The term "programmatic marketing " was coined around 5 years ago and behind it is an extremely customer-oriented, automated form of marketing with a direct approach. Looking at the customer as an individual is part of the future-proofed concept of addressing individuals directly and purposefully, which makes programmatic marketing cost-efficient as there is no waste coverage. A marketer must intervene only when creating and evaluating the campaign.

  • Nearly half of Indonesia’s smartphone users not satisfied with their default browsers

    Nearly half of Indonesia’s smartphone users not satisfied with their default browsers

    Opera conducted a survey in the six biggest cities in Indonesia (Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Medan and Makassar) to find out more about the browsing habits of Indonesia’s smartphone users and how they use the internet on their devices. The findings reveal that nearly half of the respondents are not satisfied with their default browsers because of slow browsing speed, high data consumption and frequent crashes.

  • IoT turns the security industry upside down

    IoT turns the security industry upside down

    The second edition of INTERPOL World 2017 Congress is closing today, where experts shared three days in a row their knowledge and discussed how to protect the world from cybercrime in an age of globalization. The theme of this year’s congress was “Fostering Innovations for Future Security Challenges” and Asian eMarketing focused on the discussions on security challenges the world is facing by using big data and Internet of Things (IoT) products, as well as Darknet marketplaces, since these are the most pressing issues the digital media and marketing industry must tackle, apart from the fact that the cost of cybercrime to the global economy is estimated at $445 billion a year.

  • New Retarus ‘Managed Capture Services’ facilitate smooth data interchange and reduced costs and efforts due to ‘Intelligent Document Recognition’

    New Retarus ‘Managed Capture Services’ facilitate smooth data interchange and reduced costs and efforts due to ‘Intelligent Document Recognition’

    Manually capturing data is not only time and cost intensive, but also prone to error, making  Retarus’ newly launched Managed Capture Services the more attractive. It allows business documents (received by fax or email) to be automatically captured as structured data and provides companies with a robust functionality to process orders or invoices directly in the ERP system, without any manual efforts or expense for entering the data. Besides, the processes at the communication partners’ end do not need to be changed at all.

This week's highlights

Adobe and Microsoft unveiled the next milestone in their strategic partnership

Category: November 2017 - Email Marketing and Integrative Lead Management
Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe’s industry-leading content management solution in Adobe Marketing Cloud, is now integrated with Microsoft Dynamics 365, which provides universal web standards and
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How contemporary lead management works

Category: November 2017 - Email Marketing and Integrative Lead Management
In a recent study, the management consultancy McKinsey noted that only few companies are really prepared for digital transformation. Digitization is posing major challenges for marketing and sales, wh
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Growth in marketing budgets stalled in 2017, still increased investment in digital advertising can be expected, Gartner reveals

Category: November 2017 - Email Marketing and Integrative Lead Management
Growth in marketing budgets has stalled after continued increases over recent years, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. that states marketing budgets hit a plateau in 2017 after three years of gro
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Not ticking anyone off? Then you just aren’t trying hard enough!

Category: November 2017 - Email Marketing and Integrative Lead Management
When was the last time you really offended someone at work? If you are a leader and your answer was ‘never’, you may want to rethink your job title. After all, American statesman and retir
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Modern lead management must pay heed to new benchmarks

Category: November 2017 - Email Marketing and Integrative Lead Management
By now it is clear as day that digitization creates a pre-informed customer who has altered requests on assistance and support. This demands a new lead management, whose role is to capture, qualify, a
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Previous articles

Are ad blockers accelerating native ad acceptance?

Category: October 2017 - Programmatic & Native Advertising
In the simpler and less complex marketing world which we had just a few years ago, advertising was done according to the motto ‘the largest gathering of people has the greatest potential.’
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Are we evolving at such a high rate of change that generational schemata become irrelevant?

Category: October 2017 - Programmatic & Native Advertising
Anne M. Schüller and Alex T. Steffen just released their book “Fit for die Next Economy: Sustainable with the Digital Natives”, which is currently only available in German, but got my
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It’s never too late to NOT grow up

Category: October 2017 - Programmatic & Native Advertising
Ever since our drawings of stick figures were hung up on the fridge at home, we’ve been telling the world what we want to be when we grow up. Even our dress-up toys (the little plastic stethosco
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Choosing people over process = tomorrow’s take on performance

Category: October 2017 - Programmatic & Native Advertising
It’s Friday night. The city’s finest restaurant is bathed in candlelight, while a couple clinks to ten years and sips on overpriced champagne. This evening was long awaited; the prospect o
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Three guys walk into a bar…

Category: October 2017 - Programmatic & Native Advertising
The opening line ‘ Three guys walk in to a bar…’ has fueled the material of comedians from Lenny Bruce to Jerry Lewis. For a surfer, a gamer and an engineer, it plays on our notions
Read more...
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Previous month's highlights

Balance between search engine optimization and reader-friendly text is important

Category: August 2017 - Search Engine Marketing & Optimzation

When it comes to writing on the Internet, many companies still ask themselves:  What keywords do we need? How often should these keywords be placed in the text? And on what layer of the website should which keywords be? Well, find out how to score with search engines by reading on:

How deep learning turned sci-fi-esque predictive intelligence into reality

Category: August 2017 - Search Engine Marketing & Optimzation

20 years ago, IBM’s supercomputer Deep Blue defeated world chess champion Gary Kasparov in a historical first victory for artificial intelligence. Today, supercomputers are smart enough to easily beat not only chess players, but also succeed in similarly sophisticated games, like the 3000-year-old Chinese game of Go, and most recently, poker challenges against multiple human pros. These wins against humans were results from artificial intelligence.

SEO Techniques: White Hat, Black Hat, or Grey Hat

Category: August 2017 - Search Engine Marketing & Optimzation

SEO techniques can be generally classified into two broad categories, namely black hat and white hat, standing for techniques search engines do not approve (black hat) or recommend as part of good design (white hat). Industry commentators have classified these methods and the practitioners who employ them that way.

Being found (or getting lost) in China

Category: August 2017 - Search Engine Marketing & Optimzation

To increase the popularity of their Internet content in China, companies must be ranked as high as possible in the Baidu or Sogou search ranking, the country’s top search engines.

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Header bidding is great – but Southeast Asia isn’t ready

Category: September 2017 - Immersive and Engagement Marketing

Cut down on CX analysts and data scientists with QualtricsIQ

Category: September 2017 - Immersive and Engagement Marketing

How to train your dragon

Category: September 2017 - Immersive and Engagement Marketing

Gartner expects AI, digital platform and immersive experiences to drive digital business

Category: September 2017 - Immersive and Engagement Marketing

AR to "augment" existing communication and marketing tools

Category: September 2017 - Immersive and Engagement Marketing

Opera introduces first browser to support 360-degree videos in virtual reality headsets

Category: September 2017 - Immersive and Engagement Marketing

VR/AR, AI and machine learning define the future of marketing

Category: September 2017 - Immersive and Engagement Marketing

Microsoft advances the next frontier of computing with cloud, AI and mixed reality

Category: September 2017 - Immersive and Engagement Marketing

Microsoft boosts investment in Industrial IoT (IIoT) with Asian Partner Alliance

Category: September 2017 - Immersive and Engagement Marketing

Will human creativity still be needed in the future?

Category: September 2017 - Immersive and Engagement Marketing
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