It’s probably not possible to quantify the number of people in the world who do what we’ve all done: opened up a smartphone and browsed. And browsed. And browsed some more.
Many are aware that international investment in China continues to increase. The standard of living and buying power of Chinese citizens exhibits a similar growth pattern. Furthermore, internet adoption and access rates in China have exploded creating the largest population of internet users in the world. This has piqued the interest of many international organizations […]
My prediction is that 2017 is the year when artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning go mainstream. Up until now they’ve essentially be trendy buzzwords thrown around by everyday people (including myself) and abstract concepts reserved for computer scientists and mathematicians. That’s changing. The mainstreaming of AI opens up a set of philosophical questions about […]
Last week I attended a talk given by Dharmesh Shah, Founder/CTO of Hubspot who spoke on the impact of machine learning and artificial intelligence has (or will have) on marketing. He mostly discussed the wide array of matters stemming from the ubiquity of advanced technology in marketing. The crux of his position was that A.I. […]
Back when I worked as a pay-per-click campaign specialist at a small agency, the meeting requests I received from platform sales people were few and far between. I didn’t have much in the way of capital or clout to sign up for a platform designed to make my job easier for a few grand a […]
One of the hottest topics of discussion in the world of search marketing is Google’s RankBrain machine learning system. Google recently confirmed that it uses RankBrain in all search queries it handles (2+ trillion per year) and that it ranks anywhere from the most important to third most important factor in ranking results for a […]
Several years ago I was declaring my disdain for “wearable technology” seeing it as complete information overload and jewelry for people lacking the self motivation to take care of themselves. Yet last fall I was won over by Fitbit’s simplicity, popularity, and upbeat marketing, so my wife’s Christmas present to me was a Charge HR. […]
Google announced several major Adwords enhancements last Tuesday that are sure to revolutionize marketing on the platform. Here’s my take on three that have the greatest opportunity for global-minded marketers.