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…

Instagram Marketing Tips for Better Engagement

Instagram has grown from being a photo-sharing platform to a mainstream social media channel in just over six years of its existence. With people ranging from “Business dealers” to “Selfie crazzys”, Instagram is adding large number of users everyday. This mobile-only app currently holds about 500 million active users worldwide, and half of Instagram’s user-base…

How Hospitals Are Winning Big at The Marketing War

Healthcare industry is booming with the advance technology, not just in medical science but also in marketing. Hospitals have realized how important it is to keep a steady contact with their patients. With a smart marketing routine set in place, you may keep your patients in touch by sending them regular updates on their health,…

20 Actionable Tips to Leverage Social Media for Your Business

You may have come across similar infographics in the past around what happens in an Internet minute. Let us consider the one below by Smart Insights.   As is clearly seen here, the volume of content generated across social channels is increasing at an astounding rate. Bottom line being, more customers of yours are adopting…

8 Important Things to Consider Before A/B Testing

As most marketers would know, A/B testing (also called split testing or bucket testing) is the process of testing multiple variations of web pages or e-mailers sent to customers, to try and ascertain the elements on a page that convert, and to get landing pages or mails that boost your marketing ROI. A/B testing is…

How to choose the best alternative to Hubspot and Marketo

The Annual Marketing Technology Landscape report published by ChiefMartec showcases 3,874 Marketing Technology (MarTech) players in 2016, globally. The number of MarTech players have been doubling year on year, on an average. In this scenario, the choice of a right partner is of paramount importance for brands across the spectrum.   A major reason for…

5 Tips to Double Your Email Open Rates

I won’t get into a generic introduction to this blog by saying how important email marketing is, or how it is 40 times more powerful than a social post. You all know that, that is why you’re reading this blog in first place. Let’s get straight into the crux.  Want to increase your email open…