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A Marketer’s Guide to AI and Machine Learning


A Marketer’s Guide to AI and Machine Learning will demystify artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), provide an update on the current adoption of AI and ML and explain how organisations can use AI and ML in marketing, ecommerce and customer experience.

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Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide


Part of our Social Media Best Practice Guide bundle, this report aims to identify best practice approaches, techniques, challenges and opportunities for creating your social media strategy. It contains actionable, real-world insight with detailed explanations to help you start and improve your performance on social media platforms.

Throughout the report, we bring you examples of how companies are using social media in different ways, as well as insights from companies interviewed specifically for this guide. For more details on the main features of social media platforms and the most pressing considerations for marketers looking to generate the most value from social media, read the complementary Social Media Platforms Overview and the Paid Social Media Advertising report.

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Social Media Bundle


This Social Media Best Practice Guide contains actionable, real-world insight with detailed explanations to help you start and improve your performance on social media platforms. In order to enable you to quickly access the information you need to start improving your marketing efforts, the guide is available as two individual reports: Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide and Social Media Platforms Overview.

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Social Media Platforms Overview


The Social Media Platforms Overview aims to provide a snapshot of the major social media platforms and the most pressing considerations for marketers looking to generate the most value from social media. Part of our Social Media Best Practice Guide bundle, it provides a summary of the main features of social media platforms and outlines some of the options available to marketers when developing a paid, owned and earned strategic approach to social media marketing and communications.

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Paid Social Media Advertising


Econsultancy's Paid Social Media Advertising Best Practice Guide provides an overview of the major social media channels and the most pressing considerations for marketers looking to generate the most value from social media advertising.

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Embracing Technology and Innovation in Digital Marketing – Energy and Utilities


This report will uncover the marketing innovations in the energy and utilities sector, investigate marketers' openness to embracing new practices and technologies and explore how they are preparing to better position their organisations in an increasingly uncertain and competitive world.

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A Marketer’s Guide to the Internet of Things


A Marketer's Guide to the Internet of Things will demystify the Internet of Things (IoT), provide an update on the current adoption of IoT and explain how organisations can use IoT in marketing. 

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A Guide to the Modern Marketing Model (M3) and Organisational Structures


Many marketing leaders have been forced to rethink the structure of their marketing teams in order to take advantage of the new capabilities and tools that are available to the modern marketer. Many have also done so as a result of changes in the wider business landscape. In response to these changes, Econsultancy has published a new unifying framework for modern marketing called the Modern Marketing Model (M3)M3 is designed to reconcile classical and digital marketing and provides a clear reference to help clarify an organisation’s expectations of what the marketing function does.

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Trust, Transparency and Brand Safety


The Trust, Transparency and Brand Safety report looks at the ways in which companies are working towards building and maintaining trust and transparency in an ever more connected world. 

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A Guide to Customer Experience Management (CXM)


A Guide to Customer Experience Management covers the practical steps organisations can take to make themselves more customer-centric and how to implement data-led strategies that will help them understand their customers.