Posts by Chris Cano

5 steps to content strategy greatness

Prioritizing your content is becoming the cornerstone of every digital marketing strategy. According to eMarketer, 60% of marketers create at least one piece of content each day. There’s so much shoddy content out there that fresh, well-written…

Interview with Rebecca Symmons, Head of Digital at Swansea City A.F.C.

We interviewed Rebecca ahead of our sports seminar to find out about her journey to Swansea City A.F.C., plus clues on what her talk will cover. Tell me about yourself. I’m currently living back in my hometown…

Interview with Matt Potter, RVP of Partnerships for EMEA at Movable Ink

Matt will be speaking at our sports seminar on Wednesday 7th August at Lord’s Cricket Ground, along with Partnerships Manager Chelsea Warrington. We interviewed him to get a flavor of what Movable Ink will be talking about. …

Why we need Pride more than ever

Many view Pride as just another stint in the corporate activism calendar. If that’s what you think Pride is about then you’re wrong. Brands that celebrate Pride just as a competitive counter-move – “Well if they’re doing…

3 ways to drive customer engagement

Customer engagement is earned through trust and over time. It’s no easy feat for brands; our noisy digital age means that connecting with customers is rather challenging. What’s more, customer engagement is intrinsically hard to measure. Sure,…

Love your customers like every day were Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air, and so is the desire to shop. The National Retail Federation says American consumers will spend a near-record $19.6 billion on Valentine’s Day. So, just like the Romeos trying to find their…

Karina Hollekim to speak at dotdigital Summit 2019

Let’s delve into this year’s second speaker for the dotdigital Summit 2019. About Karina: Karina Hollekim, in her own words, is not an extraordinary girl, but she’s done extraordinary things. She is a female pioneer and was…

My predictions for marketing in 2019

As I sit in the office trying to muster my last ounce of motivation before breaking up for Christmas, I think to myself: what’s marketing going to look like in a year’s time? For marketers like myself…

dotties winners revealed!

Is your head hurting this morning? Yep. We thought so. But what a fantastic night. Laughter erupted from the Troxy as Rob Beckett delivered his hilarious stand-up. Our guests savored some mouthwatering street food. We all enjoyed…

Hubble, bubble, email and trouble

Americans spent $9.1 billion on Halloween in 2017. If that didn’t bowl you over, did you know that a quarter of all the sweets sold annually in the US is purchased for Halloween? Uh huh – w.t.f. Halloween…

5 tactics for a successful email program

This year’s Hitting the Mark showcased the email and customer experience tactics of 100 global ecommerce brands. The report revealed both the triumphs and pitfalls of marketers as they bid to foster everlasting relationships from the inbox…

Drive relevancy with the unexpected

Today’s empowered consumer will only invest time in messages that communicate relevancy and drive value, and it’s up to brands to woo customers in order to win their business. In a crowded inbox – 269 billion emails…

4 ways to achieve customer engagement on a mobile device

Marketers who want true customer engagement, take heed! There are 2.35 billion smartphone users and 37.2 million customers already opted-in to receive SMS 89% of people would recommend a brand after a positive experience on mobile Global…

Learnings from Bulk Powders: winners of Hitting the Mark 2018 (part 2)

We’ve gone behind the scenes to see how Bulk Powders, winners of this year’s Hitting the Mark, nailed its email marketing and customer experience. Mark Sherwood, Head of Europe at Bulk Powders, kindly agreed to an interview…

Learnings from Bulk Powders: winners of Hitting the Mark 2018 (part 1)

We’ve gone behind the scenes to see how Bulk Powders, winners of Hitting the Mark 2018, nailed its email marketing and customer experience. Mark Sherwood, Head of Europe at Bulk Powders, kindly agreed to an interview to go…

Get more from your landing pages

Landing pages are your job You’ve built a winning campaign, with compelling content and a stellar call to action. The reports show a healthy click-through rate, so you can tick that one off, right? No way, José.…