A year ago I made five content-marketing predictions for 2017: http://globeedge.ca/content-marketing-trends-2017/ How did I do? (I’ll spare you from reading the whole post. One thing I did poorly was write too much.) Podcasts and newsletters had a banner year. Webcasts? Not so much. Paid social was everything I’d expected, and more. Benchmarks are definitely undergoing […]
“The conversational channel is exploding,” says Russell Ward, CEO of Toronto-based company Massively. And while he’s not suggesting chatbots are going to overtake social, email or apps anytime soon, it’s an area that marketers simply can’t ignore. “If you are thinking about reaching an audience, you need to think about messaging. Bots allow you to […]
Paid social is all the rage these days. The Globe and Mail sales team consistently adds paid social amplification components to the content programs it puts together.
Farewell to 2016. It was an interesting year. We saw the emergence of 360 video, virtual reality, augmented reality and chatbots as vital content tools, and we watched Snapchat stress levels rise among certain age groups (“I know this is a big deal but I’m terrified to use it”) in lock-step with spends on paid […]