NordVPN Teams sees digital marketers increasingly at risk of cyberattack

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According to Expert Market Research, the global digital marketing industry is now valued at $305 billion (£220bn) and is expected to reach $807 billion (£581BN) in 2026, with an estimated CAGR of 17.6%.

In such a growing market, cybercriminals are always vying for a share of the cake. Hundreds of marketing firms are targeted by cyberattacks every day, and of these some will always succumb to attacks.

What’s more, it’s not just the big firms that are in danger....

Old School: The forgotten tech making a comeback with marketers

In the results-driven world of performance marketing, it can be tempting to jump from tool to tool, scrabbling at the latest must-have tech. 

Despite massive advances in the way that marketers work, at the core of many strategies lies some pretty reliable tech, which shows no sign of being dropped from the marketing mix. 

There is a reason why old tech works, there’s a layer of trust and acceptance that marketers can benefit from - big time.

Old tech,...

Two-thirds of UK consumers return to brands that treat them as individuals

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As many as 62% of UK consumers are more likely to buy again from brands which treat them like an individual, rather than the same as any other customer.

This demand for brands to engage with customers as an individual is mirrored across Europe – in Italy (70%), Spain (63%), France (59%) and Germany (55%). 

These are the findings of a study by digital asset management firm, OpenText, which revealed the extent to which the pandemic has changed customers’...

Digital marketers among most in demand freelancers

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Technology, digital marketing and design workers have been the freelancers most in demand in the past 12 months.

This is according to a study by online jobs marketplace PeoplePerHour, which analysed data from 15,000 freelancers in the timeframe. Results showed that the most in demand freelancing jobs are in technology, digital marketing, and design with an increase in projects for freelancers with strong marketing, technical skills or programming...

Exploring the landscape for mega events: On the cusp of a new universe

Opinion The future of major events and exhibitions is undoubtedly entering the most significant period of transformation that the event sector has have seen. The 'mega events' like CES, MWC, and the ADIPECs of the world have been forensically examined as the event sector does the exact opposite of waiting with bated breath. Instead, we’ve witnessed a creative and relentless drive for change as events businesses bravely explore new methods to deliver immersive and meaningful experiences to...

Top social media trends to drive your 2021 marketing strategy

How can marketers prepare to take on 2021? This year has been a rocky one for many businesses globally, and some of the business trends we see today are likely to continue in the coming year. While a complete recovery might take some time, it is still important for brands to equip themselves with a robust marketing strategy for 2021, based on data-driven insights and consumer trends. In this article, we look at three social media trends that are expected to drive the most impact in 2021,...

Key practices for tech brands to drive brand love in today’s tumultuous climate

2020 has been a tumultuous ride that no one saw coming. Every industry out there has been affected by COVID-19, and businesses are unlikely to go back to the way things were anytime soon. Especially at a time where consumer spending has generally decreased, businesses need to rethink their marketing strategy and brand story, in order to earn a place in the hearts of consumers. 

For technology companies that may be tightening their budgets amidst the current times, it is still...

#DMWF Virtual 2020: eShow Preview

The #DMWF Virtual exhibitor 'stands' are ready for #DMWF Virtual 2020 on 16-17 September! All registered attendees will have the opportunity to network and learn from our community of Sponsors and Exhibitors. Our tech leaders will be sharing exclusive content whitepapers, ebooks and guides plus showcasing live demos throughout the event! Ahead of #DMWF Virtual we wanted to share the eShow preview as a teaser of what to expect from the virtual marketing expo!

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What to expect from the Content & Digital Brand Strategy track at #DMWF Virtual

Top sessions announced within the Content & Digital Brand Strategy track on day one of #DMWF Virtual on 16th September.

A line-up of internationally renowned brands and speakers will tackle the biggest issues facing modern marketers, and share their insight across core challenges. Join practical sessions each day to discover ways to define your brand purpose, how to build impactful messages that integrate social issues, and how to smash through the challenge of standing out in...

What to expect from the Digital Experience and eCommerce track at #DMWF Virtual

The digital marketplace and eCommerce landscape is ever-changing and there is no denying the Coronavirus global pandemic has had a real effect on this and digital experience, creating more challenges for marketers. 

On day two (September 17) the Digital Experience and eCommerce track at #DMWF Virtual will focus on approaching the challenges we face with selling online and providing services. Our expert speakers will be sharing their real-life experiences and practical how-to...