Read what’s trending in digital, direct and data marketing, by those who are doing it.
Does Your Business Need a Digital Strategy?
The answer to this question, will depend on many factors, for example, the size of the business and the sector which will govern how important digital media are in influencing the customer on their path-to-purchase.
B2B Marketing Update: 20 Essentials in 20 Minutes
The IDM have had a long tradition of supporting the B2B Marketing Expo and this year is no exception. As part of the IDM Training Academy, I’ll be presenting one of the nine “bitesize digital marketing –training sessions” on Tuesday 21st March. My session is ‘B2B Marketing Essentials: 20 essentials in 20 minutes’.
Conquer Your Fear of the Blank Screen
You’ve been asked to do a copywriting job pronto – but you don’t know where to begin; how do you kick-start your creative processes instantly?
GDPR is a Real Opportunity for B2B Marketers: Start Planning...
On 25th May 2018 we will see the new GDPR framework take effect – and it offers all marketers the greatest opportunity for business transformation in a generation.
How has Creative Data helped its Graduates?
Wondering what opportunities the Creative Data programme will give its students? Before Christmas, we questioned Adam Gregory, a Creative Data graduate who attended the Academy in April 2017 and is now a CRM assistant at Global.
What The Experts Predict For 2018
As the dust starts to settle on the New Year, it’s about time we start considering what to look out for in 2018. To help you understand what trends will be taking the digital marketing world by storm in 2018, some of our dedicated tutors and experts have compiled their predictions for the year.
The IDM are excited to announce a new partnership with the B2B Marketing Expo 18
It’s been announced today that The IDM have partnered with Europe’s leading Marketing conference the B2B Marketing Expo which will be taking place at London’s ExCeL on the 21st and 22nd March 2018.
The One Thing That Will Transform Your Career
Jack Lowman, founder of Hack Yourself, shares a free excerpt from his new book, Hack Yourself.
Presentation Skills: End Well
They say that every exit is an entrance somewhere else. When it comes to your meetings or presentations, how do you end? Do you create it? Or does the clock strike and it simply happen to you? As a coach this is a really important part of my work with my clients.
The Personal Narrative of Storytelling
How in 2018 brands are beginning to understand that stories are experiences not lectures.
Influencer Marketing Strategy – why you can’t afford to ignore it in 2018?
With the festive period being one of the busiest times for brands to hit their sales targets, and money in the marketing pot reflecting the importance put on this time of year, it’s of course important to cut through the razzle dazzle of the seductive Christmas TV ads and sparkly lights, and determine how your money is going to get that all important ‘reach’ and ‘customer engagement’.
GDPR: The Consent Paradox
The GDPR will help drive up consumer trust in marketing but there remain potential pitfalls for those that don’t put enough thought into their processing. Much of the myth and misinformation about the GDPR stems from the obsession with consent as the be-all and end-all for marketing.
Social Media Trends for 2018
Social Media expert and IDM tutor Will Francis discusses the social media trends to look out for in 2018.
Creative Data: What's it all about?
You may have heard of our Creative Data programme, but do you know what it’s actually all about?
Presentation Skills: Start Right
How do you start your meetings or presentations? If you’ve never asked yourself this question, it’s possible that you’re missing out on opportunities to begin on the right foot, and make a positive impression with your audience.