Marketing Technology: 2016 in Review and what to focus on in 2017

It’s that time of year again when brands and marketers dust off their crystal balls and try to predict the coming year. Yes, this is one such blog too. But we have a different methodology: we are not putting out our opinion but our customer’s data to back our claims. We spoke to our customers…

FirstHive @ PNGrowth2016

‘Omwana ni wa bhone’ – a famous African proverb meaning: “ Regardless of a child’s biological parents, its upbringing belongs to the community” A cold November morning, we drove down to Devanhalli on the outskirts of Bangalore, having blocked three days to be a part of PNGrowth2016. Reading about the previous version of PNGrowth & the regular…

Are you an Oscar-winning Marketer?

Why cross channel marketing is a necessity for winners? By nature, marketers are proactive. They need to understand market first and then create relevant messages, delivering brand promise.  But it is ambiguous. Let’s break this down a bit. If you’re a marketer and you ‘think’ what your users like, and force your messages on them-…

Your Favorite Marketing Platform Just Got More Powerful!

“You don’t have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things – to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.” — Edmund Hillary Every achiever, who sets on a voyage, sets a goal for herself. Our goal, at FirstHive, is to immensely empower all the marketers in…

Multi-channel Data Intelligence to Connect with your Customers in Real Time

Marketing is evolving from campaigns to customer experiences The customer is evolving and so is marketing and marketing tools. Marketing is rapidly approaching to what marketers have often dreamt about: real-time customer engagement. The entire customer experience is being optimized across channels, by messages and offers, social posts and by time. In the last decade,…

FirstHive Cross-Channel Marketing Platform is now Live!

The way consumers and brands interact with each other is evolving. While a large brand would try and achieve the capability to track and analyse the data generated across the multitude of touchpoints, smaller brands and businesses struggle with far more basic concerns. The SMEs are not typically involved in tracking millions of consumer transactions…

10 Ways Marketers are Using Technology to Improve Customer Experience

Marketing Technology as a sector is growing at a break neck pace and gaining traction, even among traditional markets. With CMOs becoming big spenders on technology, the lines between the CMO and the CIO organisations is quickly becoming blurred w.r.t. who wields the decision-making ability regarding such spends. While we will see the CMOs and…