With brand loyalty and customer attention more scarce than ever, Joel Christie reassures marketers scrambling to gain a competitive advantage, saying accuracy, insights and near-infinite numbers of new consumers are all within reach. If you are struggling to interpret reams of data to achieve personalisation, there’s a key to creating the single customer view – AI and the predictive marketer.
Global spending on native ads is predicted to hit $85.5bn a year within the next two years; it’s a format that is deemed to offer a more appealing and engaging user experience and is thus rapidly growing in popularity among marketers and brands – likely to overtake banner ads as the field leader in display advertising. Here’s a glimpse into tomorrow’s digital ad world and what the more creative, relevant and editorially compelling native advertising 2020 could add up to.
Testimonials, opinions, social proof – call them what you will, but consumer reviews are on the up when it comes to what influences a business’s potential customers. Whether fake or fair, people are reading and acting on these online reviews. Here’s a careful look at the latest trends and how consumer trust is measuring up: