John Wanamaker Was Right! How Fraud Wastes Your Digital Ad Dollars
Bot-generated fraud on digital advertising will waste $42 billion by 2022, according
to Jupiter Research. A shocking sum. Our guest, Dr. Augustine Fou, explains why
and how ad fraud is perpetrated, and what can be done about it. Listen in to learn
how we marketers must change our thinking about ad metrics, and update our media
buying strategies altogether.
Are Loyalty Programs Doomed?
The marketing world has embraced loyalty programs ever since the launch of the American
Airlines Advantage program in 1981. But these transactional rewards programs are
headed for the trash heap, says our guest Ajay Row, a longtime authority on retention
and loyalty, based in Mumbai. Join us to learn the strategy behind loyalty marketing
programs and the strategy that is likely to replace them. The key lies in
figuring out who’s valuable to you, what’s valuable to them, and how you can deliver
and extract more value in the relationship.
Are Walled Gardens the Future?
Why do walled gardens exist in the first place? The answer is quite simple, because
they can. When it comes to advertising, giant firms like Facebook and LinkedIn
hold all their own cards. And with the demise of 3rd party data and cookies,
the amount of data they have on users who readily allow access to personal information
is unprecedented. But we are learning that this may spell bad news in the future
for us marketers. Listen in to this episode with Heather Blank on how Walled Gardens
will impact the future of advertising.
Is Marketing Dead?
In this provocative episode, database management expert Theresa Kushner explains
why she believes that the marketing profession as we know it today is obsolete. What does this mean for the future of the marketing discipline, and for
organizations as a whole? Listen here to find out.
The Future of Retail
During the pandemic, we’ve all be watching with horror as stores close and shopping behavior has turned upside down. Amazon’s sales are up 40% in the last 12 months. What’s the future of retail, we have to ask? Join us for an engaging discussion with Paul Leinwand and Samrat Sharma from PriceWaterhouseCoopers’s as they discuss the future of consumer markets and where the consumer shopping experience is headed. Paul Leinwand is global director of the Strategy& unit of PwC based in Chicago and teaches strategy and management as an adjunct at Kellogg Graduate School of Business. Samrat Sharma also works at Strategy& and has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon.
Design Thinking: What Does It Mean to Marketers?
Design thinking has been around a while, and it sounds alluring, but there’s still
some confusion about what it means to marketers. Roger Mader sets us straight in
this podcast, explaining the skills and tools of design thinking that apply
to marketing practice, and how it can be used to improve marketing results.
In short, he describes a process for predicting your customers’ future needs and
interests, and serving them better than the competition. Join Roger, Managing Partner
at Ampersand and professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York, to hear where
design thinking can take marketers, on the sub-series, Marketing Horizons.