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MarketingFacts – Brian Solis (Salesforce): “Marketing kan zich heruitvinden als Customer Experience discipline”

MarketingFacts – Brian Solis (Salesforce): “Marketing kan zich heruitvinden als Customer Experience discipline”

While in Brussels, I had a very welcome opportunity to speak with Matthijs van den Broek, MarketingFacts: Innovative in Marketing, after all of these years. What a pleasure! In aanloop naar The Next Web 2022 (vandaag en gisteren) sprak ik met Brian Solis, keynote speaker, onderzoeker, ex-Altimeter. Een mooi weerzien, na een jaar of 12. De carrière van Solis is tot nu toe best indrukwekkend, niet alleen gezien waar hij nu staat (high-end adviseur van Marc Benioff bij Salesforce). Hij…

ANA: How Do Marketers Express Digital Empathy?

ANA: How Do Marketers Express Digital Empathy?

via ANA Champions of Growth podcast, Matthew Schwart, host  Empathy-based marketing has become a growing part of the conversation among brands and organizations looking to engage their audiences more effectively and strengthen relationships. But with an online-first marketing strategy how do companies practice so-called digital empathy? And how do you see the world through another person’s eyes via an algorithm? Brian Solis, VP-global innovation evangelist at Salesforce, refers to digital empathy as the “love language.” It’s the subject line in…

Reimagining the future of marketing and why CMOs will drive business growth in the future

Reimagining the future of marketing and why CMOs will drive business growth in the future

COVID-19 overturned lives and livelihoods across the globe, forcing people to find new ways of working, shopping, and playing. Homebound consumers abandoned deep-seated shopping habits overnight, going online in droves and compressing a decade’s worth of digital adoption into months. Although businesses responded quickly to a flood of new online customers, they faced unprecedented disruption, with a staggering 75 percent of consumers trying new brands, products, and channels. These seismic shifts are transforming the role of marketers and marketing, and…

Digital futurist says the technology behind psychographic targeted can be used for good, evil or advertising

Digital futurist says the technology behind psychographic targeted can be used for good, evil or advertising

Original article written by Austyn Allison, Campaign Middle East Brian Solis is Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce [previously principal analyst at Altimeter Group in the US], where he studies disruptive technology and works with companies around the world on business innovation and digital transformation strategies. He was introduced at last month’s OMD Predicts event in Dubai as “a keynote speaker, digital anthropologist and futurist,”and he has always looked at how technology affects society. He began his career looking at ways…

Association of National Advertisers: Why It’s Time to Humanize the Brand — for Real This Time

Association of National Advertisers: Why It’s Time to Humanize the Brand — for Real This Time

By Maureen McLaughlin, ANA Brian Solis of Salesforce discusses why people are looking for a genuine connection with companies and organizations now more than ever Brian Solis, global innovation evangelist at Salesforce, doesn’t mince words when it comes to how the coronavirus will change the way brands and organizations present themselves to the public. “If this pandemic has shown us anything, it’s that it’s time to add several new pillars to the brand that allow it to become much more…

How Government Organizations Have to Make Up For Lost Time in Marketing Innovation

How Government Organizations Have to Make Up For Lost Time in Marketing Innovation

In this session from the 2020 GovComms Festival, we hear from Brian Solis, the Global Chief Evangelist for Salesforce. Brian discusses how dramatically society has changed amidst the rise of personal computers, the internet, social media and smartphones. Brian talks about the top priorities of marketers, according to the sixth edition of the Salesforce State of Marketing Research report. The top three priorities that Brian identifies are: first, compliance with privacy regulation. Second, hiring and developing talent. And third, innovation…

Forging Undisruptable Bonds Between Brands and Consumers

Forging Undisruptable Bonds Between Brands and Consumers

By Mark Burgess, author, The New Marketing: How to Win in the Digital Age There’s an old story about two men having an earnest conversation about the future. One is nervous about what’s coming, while the other seems oddly unperturbed. When asked how he can be so calm, the unbothered man motions for his friend to pull a book down off the shelf called “Future Facts.” The man cracks the book and is bewildered by what he sees. “All of the…

The Future of Brand is Shaped by the Experiences Customers and Employees Have and Share

The Future of Brand is Shaped by the Experiences Customers and Employees Have and Share

Have you ever read a review of a restaurant before making reservations? Have you ever read a review of product before making a purchase? Have you ever read a review of a company before deciding to take a job? Have you ever watched Youtube videos or asked your network aka hive mind for input regarding any of the above. Of course you have. You’re a normal personal living in an incredibly connected world where information, maybe too much of it,…

Speaking To and Through People You Hope to Inspire: Analog-to-Digital Street Flyers That Hit Different

Speaking To and Through People You Hope to Inspire: Analog-to-Digital Street Flyers That Hit Different

This is the week of SXSW 2021. Even though it’s a virtual event this year, it is still a special community bound by the spirit of entrepreneurship, creativity, ideation, friendship, and tacos (+ BBQ, queso, pedicabs, and late nights!) Since this is a very special week, I wanted to share a story with you that I don’t think I’ve ever talked about. Every year, going back to, 2007 I think, JESS3 and I would legally (on plastic coverings) post creative…

Introducing #IgniteMoments: Customers Experience So Much Darkness in Their Journey, Optimize Digital Customer Experiences to Deliver the Light

Introducing #IgniteMoments: Customers Experience So Much Darkness in Their Journey, Optimize Digital Customer Experiences to Deliver the Light

Today’s customer journey is built upon decades of legacy infrastructure. Even with modernization, the relationship between digital and physical touch points are often disjointed, transactional, and in many cases, they just feel outdated. When I was asked to keynote DEEPCRAWL Live and share my ideas for a new future in marketing and search, I jumped at the opportunity. I had so much to share. In particular, I was anxious to preview the “Ignite Moment,” the moment that immediately follows micro-moments and…

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