When consumers chat about advertising in general, it’s only natural they relate the term to television commercials, video campaigns, social media posts, or billboards on the streets and in the malls. What is the one thing common between them? They are visual marketing activities that we as marketers bombard consumers with and as consumers, they are exposed to a minimum of 4,000 visual advertising messages every day. And so it’s impossible they remember every advertisement they have seen throughout the day making it a fierce competition for the sense of sight.
Did you ever think that swiping on dating apps could teach you some tips and tricks on how to market your business? They seem like two very different things, things that have no relation at all. That’s where you’re wrong. Thanks to technology, the landscape of dating has transformed quite a bit just like traditional marketing has evolved and digitised.
The creation of chatbots has not just begun in the last decade or so. Yes, that’s when they have started gaining mainstream popularity. But the first invention, ELIZA, a computer program developed at MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in the mid-1960s, was designed to simulate conversations with humans.
2009 - The year that 2 very talented people, Rachit Dayal, and David Liem started operations of a data-driven marketing agency, Happy Marketer, with just one headquarter office in Singapore. Yes, this was the same year when one of the famous ride-hailing apps, Uber, and the most commonly used messenger, WhatsApp was also launched.
With the various technological initiatives widely being used, it is changing the way we do things. Brands are adopting technology for their business operations to engage with their customers to provide exhilarating experiences to keep the customers wanting more.
One such type is the Augmented Reality (AR) technology. Usually when we think of AR, we relate it with the gaming world. The hyped-up Pokemon Go AR app, one that has combined the gaming world with the real one, has proven the point even more. But what people are not aware of is that AR can prove to be extremely useful in various industries - one of them being the Fashion industry.