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  • Digital Marketing
  • For B2B Marketing Professionals

    Report:Forrester Groundswell Award Winners Provide Hope To Struggling B2B Marketers

    Two Winners And One Finalist Demonstrate That Social Marketing Can Deliver Business Value With The Right Approach

    B2B marketing professionals trip and stumble trying to find social marketing approaches that can make the slightest dent in their business objectives. The good news is that some marketers have...

    • Downloads: 69
  • For B2B Marketing Professionals

    Report:Brief: How B2B Marketers Optimize LinkedIn

    With over 380 million users and growing at two new members per second, LinkedIn continues to rapidly evolve into a desired marketing platform for B2B businesses. And, increasingly, B2B marketers are...

    • Downloads: 155
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:European Online Display Goes Programmatic

    Demystifying Programmatic Ad Trading In Key European Markets

    Programmatic trading of online display advertising is revolutionizing the way advertisers and publishers buy and sell display advertising. In 2014, we saw a dramatic increase in the adoption of...

    • Downloads: 95
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Brief: The Local Marketing Opportunity

    Showcase Your National Brand Where It Matters Most

    Now is the time to initiate a local digital marketing strategy; new technologies have lowered the barriers that previously made marketers shy away from the scale issues associated with local. This...

    • Downloads: 160
  • For B2B Marketing Professionals

    Report:Break Through The Hype Of Social Selling

    How To Successfully Enable Your Sales Teams To Utilize Their Social Networks

    Despite the promises of social selling's profound impact on sales processes, sales and marketing professionals tell us that they don't know how to get started with a formal program that will deliver...

    • Downloads: 111
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Master The Next Wave Of Social

    Executive Overview: The Social Marketing Playbook

    For the marketing leader, social media offers both a huge opportunity and daunting challenge. You know you can reach and engage your customers on social channels, but the environment is foreign...

    • Downloads: 2386
  • For B2B Marketing Professionals

    Report:From Big Data To Actionable Insight: The Role Of Predictive Analytics In B2B Marketing

    A wealth of insights lies untapped in customer databases, on the Internet, and from smart devices, social activity, as well as a myriad of other unconventional sources. This information about how and...

    • Downloads: 356
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Brief: Make Native Advertising A Part Of Your Content Marketing Strategy In Asia Pacific

    Branded Content Can Provide Brand Lift, But Firms Must Be Transparent About Their Intentions

    Native advertising, or sponsored content, is a form of online media promotion that inserts brand-created messages into the editorial product. It's new to most of the Asiat Pacific region, but it...

    • Downloads: 42
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:2015: The Year Of The Big Digital Shift

    B2C Marketers Boost Digital Budgets Despite Lingering Knowledge Gaps

    A recovering economy is fueling increases in marketing budgets, while shifting consumer behaviors — particularly the embrace of digital and mobile tools — feed these increases into the...

    • Downloads: 366
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Marketers Are Using Data To Fuel Effective Mobile Campaigns

    Learn From Chinese Enterprises Making Effective Use Of Mobile Data To Power Contextual Marketing

    Chinese consumers, who comprise the world's largest mobile installed base, make dynamic use of mobile data in their daily lives. To thrive, organizations in China must excel at leveraging mobile data...

    • Downloads: 141
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Brief: Create Social Marketing Videos That Connect With Customers

    Video in social media can be valuable for marketers, despite its current sluggish engagement. This report showcases video examples and best practices to inspire and direct your own efforts.

    • Downloads: 105
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:The Right Way To Measure Social Marketing

    Performance Management: The Social Marketing Playbook

    Measurement remains social marketers' no. 1 challenge — and too often, the metrics that marketers use harm their understanding of performance rather than help it. This report explains the two...

    • Downloads: 212
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Online Display Advertising Forecast, 2015 To 2020 (US)

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    Over the past several years, online display advertising has undergone the most dramatic shift since the first banner ad was placed online in 1994. For nearly 20 years, online impressions were...

    • Downloads: 13
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The State Of Retailing Online 2015: Marketing And Merchandising

    Benchmarks: The Retail eCommerce Playbook, the digital division of the National Retail Federation, in partnership with Forrester Research, conducted its annual survey of web retailers in May and June of 2015. This study is a review...

    • Downloads: 246
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Brief: Digital Marketers Are Embracing eCommerce, And China Is Leading The Way

    As Obsolete Organizational Boundaries Fade, Digital Marketers Are Increasingly Taking Responsibility For eCommerce Initiatives

    As B2C digital marketing professionals become more directly responsible for business outcomes, they are gradually taking responsibility for eCommerce. Our research shows a clear trend toward merging...

    • Downloads: 69
  • For CMO Professionals

    Report:Brief: Orchestrate Marketing Insights In A Digital Command Center

    A Centralized Capability Helps Turns Insights Into Marketing Actions

    With empowered customers interacting with companies via digital and nondigital engagement channels, CMOs need to eschew silo-based teams and adopt a more flexible, customer-centric approach to...

    • Downloads: 128
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Count On Contextual Coupons

    Marketers Can Unlock Hidden Value With Deals And Discounts

    How consumers find, store, and use coupons has changed and marketers haven't kept up. This report reminds marketers of the benefits beyond sales that coupons can drive. It identifies coupon...

    • Downloads: 154
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Case Study: Z Gallerie Crafts A Results-Oriented, Mobile-Specific Search Strategy

    This Retailer Successfully Drives Mobile Search Consumers Through A Multichannel Customer Life Cycle

    Brick-and-mortar retailer Z Gallerie realized it was time for a mobile search strategy when analytics revealed that its consumers were increasingly connecting with it through mobile channels. To...

    • Downloads: 69
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Evaluate Your Social Marketing Capabilities

    Assessment: The Social Marketing Playbook

    Despite widespread investment in social media tactics, marketing leaders still struggle to deliver solid business outcomes with their social efforts. And "social exceptionalism" — doing social...

    • Downloads: 2561
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Charting The 2015 Landscape Of Market Research Online Community Offerings

    Forrester's Guide To Selecting A Qualitative Vendor

    Research professionals considering a private market research online community (MROC) can choose from a range of providers with offerings that vary across multiple criteria, including their focus on...

    • Downloads: 93
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Brief: Search Marketing Innovations To Watch

    Tools And Technology: The Search Marketing Playbook

    In order to be discoverable, companies must be present based on where their users look for them and what they are looking for when they search. This report will highlight when and how B2C marketing...

    • Downloads: 145
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Real-Time Interaction Management

    Vendors Hone Their Contextual Marketing Capabilities

    Customers increasingly expect to be treated as individuals. That means personalized and contextually relevant real-time interactions. Customer insights (CI) professionals must assemble a contextual...

    • Downloads: 361
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Search Engine Marketing Forecast, 2015 To 2020 (US)

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    Paid search is witnessing a change in search volume and spending patterns due to a shift in usage. Mobile and tablet search queries are growing at a rapid pace due to the increased penetration of...

    • Downloads: 4
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Verizon Buys AOL To Recast Ad Tech's Foundations

    Forget About The Media Assets, This Deal Is All About Audience Targeting Capabilities

    On May 12, 2015, Verizon announced its acquisition of AOL for a reported $4.4 billion dollars. This move is in keeping with the company's ongoing commitment to investing in technology and talent to...

    • Downloads: 177
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Demand-Side Platforms, Q2 2015

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In Forrester's 53-criteria evaluation of demand-side platform (DSP) vendors, we identified the nine most significant software providers — AOL, AppNexus, AudienceScience, DataXu, Google,...

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