LBMA: Talon and MadHive Link DOOH and OTT audiences

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Facebook rolling out birthday gifting, India’s Neareo releasing a suite of tools for digital engagement, Talon and MadHive partnering to link DOOH and OTT audiences, and Singapore’s Cellarbration using government digital IDs to verify alcohol purchases from vending machines.

Redesigning Your Sales Organization in a Post-Covid World

With in-person interactions effectively out of bounds during the peak period of the pandemic, sales teams were forced to redesign on the fly. Remote sales technologies that enabled virtual control over historically manual elements in the sales process became essential.

Adapting Retail Marketing Strategies to Fit the Endemic Era

Now is the time for retail marketers to plan and once again adapt their strategies for long-term success in what is becoming a highly competitive digital market. Let’s explore how to reach that success.

LBMA: Appen’s Acquisition of Quadrant

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Avondale Park District putting Amazon lockers in parks, Oscar Meyer hitting the road with Lyft, FedEx leveraging sensors for last mile vaccine distribution, and Appen acquiring Quadrant in location data merger.

Why Marketing Is Here to Stay — Headed by CMOs or Not

While some high-profile companies that eliminated the CMO role delegated the responsibilities to the division level and/or divided oversight among other company leaders at the corporate level, all of these functions remain vital to business success. Someone still has to be making the decisions, and someone still has to be responsible for marketing performance, regardless of title.

How Tech-Enabled H2H Can Boost Hyperlocal Marketing

Marketers do not need to see H2H as at odds with data-driven advertising. Marketers can leverage tech to activate brand ambassadors in target communities, foster local connections, scale to multiple trade areas, and collect data on the back end that allows for customer relationship management and marketing measurement. This is H2H marketing for the digital world, and it’s better than retargeting without a human touch and human touch with no data to back it up.

Ad Tech Isn’t Dying amid Privacy Changes. It’s Transforming

The types of adtech companies receiving funding will shift. Winning the post-cookie identity race offers an enticing multibillion-dollar opportunity. Anxiety is high among publishers and tech firms around profound change happening quickly. But companies have been preparing for this day for years, and have devoted extensive time, research, and resources to developing next-gen solutions.

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Expert Roundup: The New Data Arms Race

A new privacy era is changing the rules of data-driven business. Below, leaders in digital marketing expound on those changes and on what the future of business, especially in digital advertising, will look like.

LBMA: Disney Launches Genie Service

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Disney launching their Genie service, GroundTruth partnering with No Kid Hungry, Barilla helping the blind make pasta, and United Airlines teaming up with Walmart and Albertsons on Covid testing.

Google Local Search Trends I: Personalization

Though it’s not always easy to find the common threads in Google’s complex evolution of the local search consumer experience, some themes do stand out, such as the drive toward increasingly personalized search results, which I’ll be covering in this initial entry in the series. Fortunately for marketers, personalization, along with the other themes I’ll cover, offers numerous opportunities to outpace the competition and convert more searchers into buyers. A better understanding of these emerging trends will help marketers prioritize their efforts.

Concrete Steps to Prepare for a Cookieless Future

The biggest change for digital marketers who’ve grown comfortable with cookies is realizing that the future may not be near as turnkey and automated as it is now. Executing campaigns without cookies will require more hands-on strategizing and monitoring of campaigns, and it will force marketers to be proactive when it comes to culling third-party data providers and ad-tech partners that rely too heavily on cookies for their data and analytics.

LBMA: Groupon and Booksy Partner on Salon Appointments

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Groupon and Booksy partnering on salon appointments, the Nike Store in Seoul tying real-time data to DOOH, Kroger teaming with Kitchen United on ghost kitchens, and Bluedot pursuing gamification with real-world AR.

Is Snap Building a Local Discovery Engine?

Snap wants to compete with Google Maps as a local search and discovery engine. That’s a tall order, but Snap could have an edge in socially-fueled map results. As often, it’s all about the data.

How to Use Location-Based Marketing to Drive Conversions

On a very basic level, location-based marketing allows businesses to target consumers by monitoring their geographic location. In this article, we dive deeper into the technological aspects and achievements of location-based marketing. Keep reading for all the information those in the tech industry should know about location-based marketing.

A Privacy-First Approach to Personalization

As privacy laws continue to gain global traction, now is the time for marketers and brands to revamp their data practices and put the “person” back into personalization. To regain consumer trust, today’s brands need to embrace a privacy-first mindset and adopt transparent data collection practices.

3 Benefits of Scenario-Based Innovation

Scenario-based innovation takes mega trends and industry-specific trends and translates them into future scenarios. These scenarios define future states – for example, over the next five to eight years – to identify potential long-term ideas. Those ideas are then typically used to create a concrete business model and a tangible action plan.

LBMA: Walmart Licenses Delivery Tech

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Digital Envoy acquiring X-Mode, Walmart making its delivery tech available to other retailers, IZEA and Place IQ partnering on influencer marketing campaigns, and TikTok using OOH to help unsigned artists.

Expert Roundup: Google Delayed Cookies’ Death, But It’s Still Time to Embrace Privacy

Google said it would not nix the third-party cookie until 2023. But these business leaders argue it’s still time for marketers to embrace tracking alternatives.

App Marketing Guide For Startups And Small Businesses Launching A New App

Marketing your idea for a new app is the key to understanding how it will be welcomed by users. By gathering information, you can further develop your idea so that by the time you launch, you’ll know you’re creating an app more likely to work.

First-Party Data Provides Opportunity for Marketers to Innovate

The loss of third-party cookies need not spell disaster for the digital advertising industry – it’s an opportunity to adapt and improve. The time has come to embrace first-party data and a consumer-centric approach to advertising.