There are literally thousands of martech products available, and many companies simply add more and more to their stack. However, quality trumps quantity, and you don’t want to waste time, money, or effort on products you don’t need. Bearing this in mind, what are the basic building blocks of stack? What nine marketing technologies can lay the foundation for your success?
Understanding what your customers want is critical for creating meaningful brand connections. 90% of customers expect consistent brand interactions across channels. Similarly, loyal customers expect to be recognized for every action taken with a brand no matter what, how, or where. How then can brands ensure they are meeting customer expectations?
In today's age, optimizing your digital presence to meet the needs of consumers is vital in promoting new sales, customer loyalty, and business growth. However, it can be difficult to achieve. What factors prohibit it and how can yo overcome them and benefit? Read on to find out.
Why do you need to successful create a martech roadmap? Because helping organizations better understand who their customers are and how they interact with their brands will enable a more intuitive customer experience as businesses shift rapidly towards the omni-channel space. A successful martech roadmap includes four key elements: technology, data, people, and process.
It’s hard to imagine that any marketer today isn’t aware of the importance of “digital experience” (DX). No longer a nice-to-have, DX has become a pivotal differentiator for organizations in almost any sector, ahead of even price and the product itself because of the power experience has to drive customer loyalty and recurring revenue.
Customers now expect a unique, connected, and seamless experience across all channels and instant gratification. You only have a micromoment to capture their attention and hold it with a strong message and delightful and engaging experience. If you don’t, they will move on to the next offer. Modern marketers must adopt a mobile-first approach with their global audiences and utilize both marketing automation and data to their fullest extend to get ahead of the curve.
In order to evolve and keep up with customers, three approaches to marketing have emerged: multichannel, cross-channel, and omni-channel. Each has distinct advantages and disadvantages over the others, but they are all able to reach customers somewhere on their customer’s journey.