Mobile access is one of the driving forces behind the overwhelming success of #GivingTuesday. With new products and applications being introduced for raising funds, it is high time for nonprofits to explore options which can increase their efficiency and overall success in raising money (and awareness) for their cause.
Now that summer is over, the holiday season is fast approaching. For nonprofits, #GivingTuesday has become a “kick off” to the year-end fundraising season. Many organizations want to participate in this highly successful method of raising funds ($168 million raised in 2016), but may not know the best way to create a unique approach, especially looking for one which will help them stand out.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is beginning to permeate business—and especially marketing—with a variety of uses. In fact, it was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of the Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2016. When considering when and how to integrate AI use in your marketing strategy, automation is likely to be the most obvious choice on where to focus your efforts.
Artificial intelligence is reportedly making marketers more productive, highly successful, and creative! There are so many areas where artificial intelligence can—and does—make a difference in your marketing abilities, you need to focus on what works and is really practical for your team’s specific needs.
Although robots are not poised to take control of the world as of yet, chatbots are now more than just a far-fetched idea from a science fiction movie. As a part of the larger Artificial Intelligence surge we have seen in recent years, chatbots are a shiny new tool ready to take your marketing strategy to new heights. Let’s look at what they are, what they offer, and how you can use them to improve your marketing success.
The online world...the entire world, for that matter…is overrun with content. Nevertheless, has every problem, every pain point, every consumer’s question been answered? The simple answer is: of course not. If it were, there would be no reason to add more content to the world. We, as marketers, understand that consumers are looking for more detailed answers, and we want to provide them with the information they are seeking. However, with so much out there, they could spend hours, days, or weeks wading through it.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been making our lives easier for decades. Imagine your email inbox without a spam filter, bursting at the seams with unwanted or useless emails? Try using a search engine without search engine optimization and keywords to help you wade through the thousands of search results? These are just a few of the more recent AI advancements we take for granted.
As a marketing department, you must wade through the options to find what products and service make sense for your company. Even in your business, you are likely using Artificial Intelligence in ways like:
Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) has been on the rise, with no slowdown in sight. With the recent revision in data collection disclaimers by tech companies, consumer trust in this technology has grown. Even for those who may not realize they are using artificial intelligence, the idea is exciting; the possibility of instant communication alone is enough to lure customers in. They are savvier than ever, and the need for instant gratification, combined with the high level of education and knowledge about their buying needs, makes the timing right for today’s customers to accept the idea of creating relationships with artificial intelligence personas representing you.
You’ve got an innovative new product or service. Your team has planned the perfect marketing funnel. You’ve invested your valuable resources into the launch. You’re ready for the customers to come to you in droves, you’re convinced that they’re just going to throw money at you, and then…..crickets.
The term artificial intelligence may invoke images of personal robots working as maids or self-driving cars (which is somewhat true), but you may not realize that it is not only already part of our daily lives, but has been studied and developed for years. In fact, the term was coined back in 1956 when Dartmouth professor John McCarthy first pondered whether or not a computer could learn like a human child. Today’s artificial intelligence is better than ever because over 90% of the world’s data has been generated in the past two years!