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In today's digitally advanced world, designing for accessibility has become the norm. Brands that aren't using an accessibility-first design run the risk of losing leads and prospective customers to competitors that do.
Today's marketers are always on the lookout for new, innovative ways to personalize customer experiences. This emerging trend is driven by personalization's amazing benefits, such as increased conversion, lifetime customers and much better content.
Is your website stuck in 2012? If you're not periodically auditing your website content, you might be losing out. No matter how brilliant your content was when you created it, if it's outdated in terms of content or SEO best practices, it might be irrelevant to your target market.
For years, marketing executives wanted to have a 360-degree view of their customers. At first, it was a matter of collecting the data. Now, we have the opposite problem. We've got so much data, we need new ways to collect and use it.
Let's face it: The term "Brand Architecture" sounds like one of those fancy marketing terms that goes along with "synergy" and "best practices." But, when your CMO comes to you and says that you need a strong brand architecture so that your customers can have a clear understanding of the value proposition for the entire brand family, what does that really mean?
In business, digital marketing used to be relegated to just a side dish. It was nice to have, but it wasn't the central focus of your marketing campaign. Most businesses spent the bulk of their marketing dollars on email marketing and other non-digital forms of advertising.
Your new house is complete. You’ve spent painstaking hours with an architect and builder to create your dream house. The cost was high, but it was worth it. However, you find that the kitchen doesn’t quite feel right once you stand in it. You want to change a few things. Unfortunately, that’ll require another project and another payout to the architect and builder.
Originally posted to LinkedIn on January 13, 2016