Jessica   Liu

Jessica Liu

Senior Analyst Serving B2C Marketing Professionals

Jessie serves B2C Marketing Professionals with a focus on social marketing. Her research covers the types of strategies and technologies marketers can use to win, serve, and retain customers in a rapidly changing social media landscape.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, Jessie spent 10 years on the marketing agency side, working closely with leading B2C and B2B brands to define and execute their digital go-to-market, acquisition, and retention strategies. She led and managed agency teams specializing in branded content, social media, native advertising, influencer marketing, sponsorship and events, and offline-to-online customer journeys. Her industry experience spans Fortune 100 brands in financial services, technology, telecom, and retail.

Education

Jessie holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.A. from The University of California, Berkeley in political science.

Jessica Liu

Senior Analyst Serving B2C Marketing Professionals

Jessie serves B2C Marketing Professionals with a focus on social marketing. Her research covers the types of strategies and technologies marketers can use to win, serve, and retain customers in a rapidly changing social media landscape.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, Jessie spent 10 years on the marketing agency side, working closely with leading B2C and B2B brands to define and execute their digital go-to-market, acquisition, and retention strategies. She led and managed agency teams specializing in branded content, social media, native advertising, influencer marketing, sponsorship and events, and offline-to-online customer journeys. Her industry experience spans Fortune 100 brands in financial services, technology, telecom, and retail.

Education

Jessie holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.A. from The University of California, Berkeley in political science.

Jessica Liu's Research

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  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: Social Technographics® Reveals Who Your Social Audience Is — And How To Approach Them

    Landscape: The Social Marketing Playbook

    July 20, 2018Jessica Liu, Gina Fleming

    The question for B2C marketers is no longer whether your customers use social media but how you can best use social media to interact with those customers. But how well do you know your customers on social media? Forrester's Social Technographics model helps you understand your customers and reveals whether your audiences use social media to interact with brands, in what part of the customer life cycle they use social media, which social behaviors they exhibit, and on which types of social sites they engage in those behaviors. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy; we revised this edition to factor in new data.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: Social Marketing Is A Vital Part Of Your Post-Digital Transformation

    Executive Overview: The Social Marketing Playbook

    July 9, 2018 Melissa Parrish, Jessica Liu

    Social marketing is at a crossroads. B2C marketers intuitively know that it's working but can't articulate how. That's because too many of them launched social programs without a strategy. This playbook will show marketers how to develop social programs that create measurable business results, how to use insights from those programs to address other marketing and business challenges, and how to choose the right social technology vendors to run their social practices efficiently and effectively. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Social Listening Platforms, Q2 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 31 Social Listening Platform Providers

    May 24, 2018Jessica Liu

    You can use social listening platforms to accomplish messaging optimization, market research, and product innovation using social media data. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors — vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. B2C marketers should use Forrester's Now Tech report to understand the value they can expect from a social listening platform provider and select vendors based on size and functionality.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Tech Tide™: Adtech For B2C Marketers, Q2 2018

    Tools And Technology: The Digital Media Buying Playbook

    April 5, 2018 Mary Pilecki, Arleen Chien, Susan Bidel, Jessica Liu, Jim Nail, Joanna O'Connell

    Advertising technology (adtech) has been a staple for B2C marketers in their efforts to grow brand recognition, acquire customers, and sell products and services. But technologies have evolved, and marketers are embracing omnichannel advertising to create connected experiences that drive better results. This Forrester Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of the 11 technology categories that support omnichannel advertising. B2C marketing pros should read this report to shape their firm's investment approach to these technologies.

  • For CMO Professionals

    REPORT: Five New Perspectives On Marketing Process

    Beginner Level: Process Practices For The Marketing Innovation Playbook

    March 16, 2018 Lori Wizdo, Jessica Liu

    Forrester research indicates that defined, documented, and repeatable marketing process correlates with revenue growth. But most marketing teams don't have that level of process rigor. For various reasons – organizational immaturity, rapid expansion, under-resourced initiatives – marketers often focus on the what, not the how. This report is for marketing executives, particularly CMOs, who must establish processes to efficiently scale a working go-to-market model and those who need to fix processes that don't work for the customer-obsessed organization.

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