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Make Martech Matter: Change the Human Software First

By Scott Thomas / Data + Analytics, Marketing, Technology

The world is moving fast. Technology is moving even faster. And Arthur C Clarke wasn’t wrong when he famously proclaimed, “advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Indeed, today’s tech is nothing short of awesome. But as large enterprise brands search for growth hacks and increased efficiency through automation, we’d like to remind you that one…

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Growing Your Business With Marketing Automation

By Maria Orozova / Data + Analytics, Marketing, Technology

What is the KEY to marketing automation? This is a question we get a lot… and while we’d love nothing more than to have THE answer, there is a lot more nuance to it than that. Our very own Scott Thomas recently addressed this topic in a webinar titled Turn Tire-Kickers Into Buyers With Marketing…

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MODcast Episode 5 – The Opposite is Always True: The Future of Venture Capital with Mike Millard

By MODintelechy / Podcast, Technology

In this episode, MODintelechy Co-Founder and CEO Scott Thomas speaks with Mike Millard, Operating Partner at Ecliptic Capital, about the exciting world of Venture Capital, disruptive innovation, and his trailblazing passion project – Pitch-a-Kid.

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Mastering Empathy, Inclusiveness, and Cultural Cognizance: 
Take-Aways from SXSW 2021

By Christina Sarich / Agency Culture, Marketing

As a creative, visionary, and bibliophile, this year’s South by Southwest Festival represented a curated stream-of-consciousness I could happily sink my teeth into. Although the in-person, multi-dimensional relationships that can be developed in a non-virtual SXSW experience were missed, the online presentations offered solid fodder for the curious, culturally cognizant denizen of an increasingly global…

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Recalibrating for 2021: Marketing Goals to Make an Impact

By Gayle Crawford / Technology

As a marketer, you know that without carefully crafted, quantifiable goals to meet the unique needs of your organization, you could waste time—and budget. Trying to rationalize your spending without clear thought to support achieving returns will leave you and your team spinning your wheels until they burn out. You know that you are working…

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Why Your Channel Program Needs PRM (Partner Relationship Management)

By Cal Cavness / Data + Analytics, Marketing, Strategy, Technology

What is Partner Relationship Management (PRM)? When seeking new and innovative opportunities for gaining traction in the marketplace, companies often establish channel partner programs. To create, manage, and maintain these channel partner relationships, partner relationship management (PRM) utilizes strategies and software that help companies execute new marketing ideas, reach new customers, and scale quickly. Creating…

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The Hidden Power of Creative

By Adrian Olvera / Agency Culture, Design, Marketing

As a creative, I’m happy to say that, what was once an afterthought, is now considered critical for in-market success—design. Growth of online and mobile tools have enabled the consumer to seize control of the brand relationship, telling brands when, where, and how they want to engage. Because of this, more brands have realized the…

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MODcast Episode 4 – Selling the Vision: Achieving Internal Alignment for Embracing MarTech with Maxine Eiland

By moddeveloper / Data + Analytics, Podcast, Technology

MODintelechy Co-founder and CEO, Scott Thomas, spoke with Maxine Eiland, Sr. Director Digital Marketing and Web at SailPoint Technologies, on her insights on MarTech buy-in and the importance of data-informed strategy, experience as a female leader in the tech industry, and the cultural value of falcons in Abu Dhabi. MODcast Episode 4 – Selling the…

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How to Reap the Benefits of Partnership Marketing

By Mike Nink / Data + Analytics, Marketing, Technology

Every brand knows the feeling. At some point, you realize you’ve only been buying a widget or a content series, and what you actually want is a partner. You want your agency to up the ante from the one-off project or iterative task work that you hired them for to providing brand-level strategic advisement. The…

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MODcast Episode 3 – Crafting a Narrative with Martech with Annalisa Church

By Lauren Henderson / Data + Analytics, Podcast, Technology

Welcome to the third episode of MODcast, from data-driven marketing agency MODintelechy. On this podcast, we sit down with thought-leaders and innovators across industries to learn how they got to where they are and what marketing strategies helped them along the way. We sit down with Senior Director of Marketing Technology at Akamai Technologies, Annalisa…

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How to Respond to a 1-Star Review on Google

By Josh May / Data + Analytics, Marketing, Technology

Online reviews are essential for building a successful brand. If you look at the numbers: 88% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations 90% of consumers read reviews before visiting a business Product page visitors who read online reviews converted at a 58% higher rate That’s massive. Digital trust has tangible value….

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Leading with Empathy: Tips for Unifying Teams and Nurturing Leads

By Jenni Waggoner / Data + Analytics, Marketing, Strategy, Technology

As my seven overstuffed bookshelves and Kindle’s nearly full storage can attest, I think there’s always more to unpack, digest, and discover. Having a learning mindset not only makes the world a more exciting place to be but is essential for professional growth and success. For a self-professed lifelong learner, attending the SiriusDecisions Summit was…

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MODcast Episode 2 – Finding the Werewolf: Data-Driven Storytelling with Lindsay Lyons

By Scott Thomas / Marketing, Podcast, Technology

Welcome to MODcast, from data-driven marketing agency MODintelechy. On this podcast, we sit down with thought-leaders and innovators across industries to learn how they got to where they are and what marketing strategies helped them along the way. Today, we hear from our client and friend, Lindsay Lyons, VP of Corporate Marketing at Epicor Software, on…

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Avoiding the Cheesecake Factory Dilemma: How to Practice Lean Digital Marketing

By Jason Smith / Data + Analytics, Marketing, Technology

In my 22 years of marketing experience, I’ve worked in Fortune 500 companies, early-stage startups, rapid-growth businesses, and even a few non-profits—and there has always been one constant—the problem of having too many choices. Choices for what to talk about in a job interview. Choices for what health insurance plan to select on your first…

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What to Outsource and Working Remote Whatever the Circumstance

By Scott Thomas / Agency Culture, Data + Analytics, Marketing, Technology

Before the global health crisis took mass effect, I sat down with Brian Peters, Founder and CEO of Bucket List Events for the first episode in our MODcast series, conversations with industry innovators. Brian graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, but quickly pivoted to an entrepreneurial career…

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WFH: Lessons Learned and Tips to Take Forward

By Adrian Olvera / Agency Culture, Strategy

We’re now about two months into the ‘Rapid Remote’ WFH movement, and while some of us may be living our best lives, others may be feeling one step away from becoming Michael Douglas in Falling Down. While I’m hoping we’re closer to the fourth quarter than half-time, I’m calling this our WFH Mid-Point Check-In just…

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MODcast Episode 1 – Brian Peters on What to Outsource and Working Remote Whatever the Circumstance

By Scott Thomas / Podcast, Strategy

Welcome to MODcast, from data-driven marketing agency MODintelechy. On this podcast, we sit down with thought-leaders and innovators across industries to learn how they got to where they are and what marketing strategies helped them along the way. Brian Peters, CEO of Bucket List Events, talks protecting the spirit of momentous occasions and the marketing decisions…

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Leaning Into Digital: How to Prepare Your Business for Post-COVID-19 & Your Comeback

By Maria Orozova / Agency Culture, Marketing, Strategy

As social distancing quickly becomes the new normal, many businesses have had to figure out how to transition fully into the digital space in a matter of days (if not hours). Consumers are now working from home, with their free time translating into even more screen time. Having a digital presence is no longer a…

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Five Tips for Working Parents, Working from Home

By MODintelechy / Agency Culture

The recent shelter-in-place order has caused us to move much of our daily life from the public space into our homes. Many of us at MODintelechy have little ones, if that’s your family too, there’s been the added challenge of transitioning to home-school in a matter of days. So, we’ve put together some tips to…

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The Six “I”s of Internet Marketing

By Josh May / Data + Analytics, Marketing, Technology

Evolving technology has forever changed how we communicate and the marketing industry itself. But, while the biggest “I” of internet marketing is the internet, there are six more specific factors of success in digital marketing: Industry Reconstruction Interactivity Intelligence Individualism Independence of Location Integration Before we get into specifics, let’s clarify that the six “I”s…

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