How to Grow Conference Attendance Through Research and Marketing

A couple of years ago, the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, or NAMIC as we know them, spotted a trend. It’s Claims Conference was under-attended in comparison with the association’s membership base. With over 700 member companies and each one having at least one person in claims, the NAMIC team thought they should be reaching at least half of...

What we love about Gen Z: An Infographic

Gen Z is quickly grabbing the attention of marketers - How do we recruit them? How do we get them to buy our product? How can we gain their influence on the purchase decisions of their parents? This generation has grown up with technology at their fingertips, is accustomed to immediate gratification, and is already communicating with people all across...

Artificial Intelligence: The Real Deal for Data Management

Marketers discuss the future of smart data collection and interpretation   Sometimes you just want a Diet Coke. Sure, it’s made with artificial sweetener, but it’s still a soda. Plus, you can enjoy it guilt-free. In the same way, advances in AI marketing trends may be artificial, but they’re no less effective. You’ve already heard me introduce some ideas about...

The best email philosophy: What’s good for them is good for you

I’ve got a professional history with email. Which means I've got a history of seeing people roll their eyes when I talk about it. Email gets a bad rap because companies aren’t doing enough to ensure their content is useful and interesting to the subscriber. Companies can easily go overboard, blinded by the cost-effectiveness of email, and start to send...

Automation, AI and Machine Learning

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Going to Impact Your Business Will 2018 be the Year of the Robot Revolution?   As owner and CEO of Willow Marketing, I do my best to stay on top of the latest industry trends. In our increasingly fast-paced, tech-evolving-at-the-speed-of-light society, that’s not always an easy task. One thing is becoming increasingly clear: today’s evolving...