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Hey, Big Thinkers! Big week here. Hope you had an amazing week, too. Speaking of amazing, this week’s edition of the E-commerce Link Digest Series recaps 10 terrific digital strategy and AI trends for you. Enjoy:
- Brand Quarterly outlined “What Brands Need To Understand About Consumer Perception.” Good stuff. Not to be missed.
- Mumbrella had a fantastic conversation with Singapore EDB’s Dane Lim about “The Future Role of the CMO” that’s worth your time.
- Staying in the Pacific, CMO Australia highlighted “8 Brands Using Voice Activation to Boost Brand Engagement” for you.
- Social Media Today rounded-up an amazing list of “9 Digital Marketing Trends Coming In 2018” that you’ll want to check out.
- While we’re on the topic of digital marketing trends, a recent episode of our own Thinks Out Loud e-commerce and digital strategy podcast asked — and answered — “What Digital Marketing Trends Matter Next Year?”
- Another great post also asked “How Can You Succeed at Digital Marketing Next Year? 17 Great Posts Offer Answers.”
- On the AI and machine learning front, SAP boldly claimed that “Whatever the Question, AI Is the Answer.” While that’s a provocative claim, it’s likely to be more true than not in the next couple of years.
- Another SAP post illustrates why AI is such a big deal, showing how “Machine Learning in Financial Services is Changing the Rules of the Game.” Great read.
- Sticking with AI for one more moment, don’t miss these “5 Fast and Fantastic Content, AI, and Digital Strategy Insights” from E-commerce Link Digest Series.
- Finally, how about we round out our list of 10 terrific digital strategy and AI trends with these “6 Proven Digital Marketing Trends” for this week.
Have a fantastic weekend, Big Thinkers. Catch you back here next week!
You might also want to check out these slides I had the pleasure of presenting recently about the key trends shaping marketing in the next year. Here are the slides for your reference:
Finally, you might enjoy some of these past posts from Thinks to help you build your e-commerce strategy and your digital success:
- 6 Mobile Commerce and Strategy Insights: E-commerce Link Digest
- Content is Still the King
- The Digital Strategy Myth
- Why Mobile Payments Will Rule
- Driving Seamless Experiences in 2016 (Thinks Out Loud Episode 149)
- Mobile is So Much Bigger Than You Think (Thinks Out Loud Episode 140)
- It’s Not “Mobile First.” It’s “Customer First.”
- 8 Killer Entries About Improving E-commerce Experience: E-commerce Link Digest