[INFOGRAPHIC] The modern CMO: Dream versus reality

Ambition is a trait shared by most senior marketers. In this infographic, we take a look at some of the results from Conversant's latest report into the ambitions and challenges of CMO's around the world.

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Just 15% of CMOs know consumers well enough to build relationships

...Yet 61% aspire to do exactly that.

A new report reveals that while 61% of senior marketers’ top digital marketing strategy is to build customer relationships, only 15% of those senior marketers are confident that they know their customers well enough to do so.
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Bad digital marketing: The '50 First Dates' trap

We’ve all been victims of bad digital marketing. It happens every day, on every publisher site.

 
You know the drill: you visit a site to browse a product. Let’s say, running shoes. You look at several pairs, including a blue pair of New Balances. It’s a model you’ve purchased before in their store but aren’t ready to buy again just yet.

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[Podcast] The role of attribution in digital media

We’re very happy to announce the launch of our first series of podcasts, focussed on the topic of media attribution.
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Omni channel is the focus for 2016: Six essentials

A study by the New York based Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) identified programmatic buying as the dominant trend of last year. The possibilities of the automated real-time trade of advertising were welcomed by many for the speed and innovation they brought to marketing while being mindful of issues like data control and transparency. But in 2016 the emphasis has shifted. This year’s number one key trend is cross-channel-tracking, while programmatic buying for new formats was rated second, with the cross-channel identification of target groups in third.

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Watch: How can Marketers match Consumers with their Data?

There are three different ways that vendors match consumers to their devices, cookies and other data. In the video above, Conversant’s SVP of Products Raju Malhotra breaks them down and shares which one drives the most precise, persistent anonymous connections.


In our white paper last month, we look at the five key issues that marketers need to be aware of to help them to connect with real people.

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