The use of artificial intelligence (AI) to drive campaigns and experiences is one of the most exciting prospects for digital marketers and e-commerce professionals in the coming years, more so than virtual or augmented reality and the internet of things (IoT).
Ads.txt has emerged as a trend within programmatic advertising over the past year, so you better get used to it.
Almost 8 in 10 industrial marketers increased (31%) or maintained (48%) their budgets in 2017 relative to 2016. Websites, content and social media were the areas in which the most industrial marketers increased their spending in 2017, with 58% doing for each channel.
Virtually all programmatic decision-makers are concerned about fake news in programmatic advertising, reports BrightRoll.
Not only is content marketing by far the top digital priority for B2B marketers this year, but it’s also the discipline most likely to get a spending hike this year.
About two-thirds of retail marketers are using AI for marketing purposes. This chart shows how.
The same two technologies B2B marketers rated as most important now are also among the biggest winners in terms of ROI.
Technologies that facilitate content marketing will continue to be the most important marketing technology for US B2B marketers.
Email remains the tactic most critical to B2B marketing programs, but may soon cede that position to lead nurturing and content marketing.
Mobile will see its fair share of spending increases; it ranked as the No. 1 area of opportunity for programmatic ads, cited by 33% of marketers.