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List Firms Increasingly Stress Marketing Services

|  by Chief Marketer Staff

How many incidents within the list industry does it take to make a trend? Three months ago, Clare Hart, Infogroup’s new CEO, revealed plans to rebalance the company away from providing list information and more toward services. Late last month, Infogroup announced Ed Mallin, who was instrumental in Infogroup’s list management firm acquisition activities, was…

How Marketing Databases Differ from Operational Databases

|  by Chief Marketer Staff

A marketing database must be able to perform all of the mission-critical analytical tasks required for data-driven marketing. Many people think they have a marketing database when, in reality, what they have is an operational database. An operational database supports essential "nuts and bolts" tasks such as customer service, fulfillment and inventory management. But, it…

Look for More Data Diversity in the Years Ahead

|  by Chief Marketer Staff

There's been a lot of talk among direct marketing industry veterans about reinventing themselves in the digital age. And this, of course, is followed by a crowd of social media consultants with creative concoctions for how to prosper in times of change.

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by Patty Odell

Super 8 by Wyndham has launched a safety awareness campaign, #JourneySafe, to combat the highly common, yet starkly underreported issue of drowsy driving. The campaign is anchored by this video featuring iconic dashboard accessories—a hula girl, a football bobble head and a bobbing dog—that come to life to alert their driver of the warning signs…

	
        

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