Introduction to the 2015-16 Digital Outlook Study Conducted by SoDA in partnership with Econsultancy, the 2015-2016 Digital Outlook Study reveals some intriguing & challenging trends.
Marketing Mediums Merging. Content marketing, SEO, PR, social media are all blending into one skill set. No longer is there a need for numerous boutique agencies, as such disciplines are all inter-dependent upon each other with today’s techniques.
Globally, 46.9% of respondents indicated they were either a) reallocating more budget into digital from their existing marketing spend or b) increasing digital budgets while also increasing their overall marketing spend.
Salesforce has released its 2nd annual report on marketing called as 2015 State of marketing. It includes the challenges facing, pressing issues, changes from 2014 to 15 & others.
84% of marketers plan to increase or maintain their spend in 2015. 38% of marketers plan to shift spend from traditional mass advertising to advertising on digital channels. 86% of senior-level marketers say that it’s absolutely critical or very important to create a cohesive customer journey.73% of marketers believe email marketing is core to their business. Social media & mobile are the key areas most would want to focus on.
India’s biggest beer, kingfisher(kf), has used oculus rift for creating a “beer coaster”. On the epic 10th anniversary of #KFOctoberfest, A free beer was given for those whose pulses raced the fastest, with the beer emerging from the dispenser during installation. Ad agencies, marketers, brands & others have been experimenting with new ways to connect with the customers & kf has used oculus rift to connect with customers.