Adobe Digital Marketing Symposium 2014

Paula Parkes, Head of Marketing, APAC Digital Marketing, Adobe Systems – @Keywebird

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Being a marketer today is harder than ever before.Over 75% of marketers think marketing has changed more in the past 2 years than in the previous fifty. New digital channels and technologies have reinvented the ways in which consumers engage with brands, forcing marketers to transform the ways in which they plan, execute, track & report on their campaigns.

Symposium 2014 is bigger, better & more aspirational than ever! On 22 July in Sydney and 24 July in Singapore, marketers will gather for Asia Pacific’s most anticipated digital marketing gigs of the year. Symposium is designed to expose today’s marketers to the latest digital marketing strategies and innovations, helping marketers reinvent themselves. A showcase of tips, tricks and tools through the stories of leading brands on their transformation journey.

Last year there were over 1700 attendees and this year we are expecting more! At Adobe Symposium 2014, you’ll learn from Adobe experts as well as marketing leaders from top brands such as Telstra Digital, Tourism Australia, Maybank, StarHub and many more as they share their key marketing strategies for making the most out of every opportunity. It’s an unmissable opportunity to network with marketing leaders and peers while learning from entrepreneurs and innovators, who are pushing the boundaries of digital marketing to increase their company’s success.

At Symposium, you’ll learn how to:

  • Create effective digital marketing strategies that make the most of every opportunity
  • Gain valuable insights from targeted advertising and marketing analytics
  • Develop and leverage more compelling social media campaigns
  • Market in the mobile era across sites, apps and publications
  • Improve your customers’ experiences through personalization, while increasing acquisition and retention
  • Increase your digital marketing ROI from the experts

We’ll be sharing more updates and information about Adobe Symposium over the coming weeks here, so be sure to stay tuned for more intel on experiences we’ll share at Symposium.

Do you know what your marketing is doing? Sign up for Adobe Symposium today and follow the conversation via #AdobeSymp.

World Cup set to be the most social sporting event ever

As kick off draws closer, the 2014 FIFA World Cup has generated more social buzz than any other sporting event, surpassing the Sochi Olympic Games and the 2014 Super Bowl.

The Adobe Digital Index team has been capturing data through Adobe Social, covering buzz from social channels including blogs, Facebook, Google+, Reddit, Twitter, Dailymotion, Flickr, Instagram, Tumblr, Foursquare and YouTube. More than 69 million social mentions have been included in the sample from 230 countries and territories talking about the World Cup. The results are truly astonishing.

To date, the World Cup has generated more than 19 million social mentions with 90% of the world contributing to these conversations! What’s even more amazing is that the greatest level of social buzz from around the world is coming from right here in the Asia Pacific region. We are producing 48% of the social buzz around the World Cup, of which 37% is coming from Japan. Europe, the Middle East and Africa coming up second with 32% while the Americas are third with 20%.

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Some other interesting facts about the World Cup social Buzz:

  • 59% of the social buzz for World Cup relates to Admiration, Joy, or Anticipation for the event.
  • 42% of Brazilians are expressing Sadness, Anger, or Disgust related to the World Cup – this correlates to the current dissatisfaction of many in Brazilians at the moment.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo is the most mentioned player on a World Cup roster with 1.5+ million mentions in May. Neymar was 2nd with 1.2+million.

The magnitude of the World Cup combined with the power of globalisation and technology will no doubt make it one of the world’s most social sporting events ever. Many football fans (and even non-football fans) feel an emotional connection to their players and even more so to their country. On 12th June 2014, the world will be watching and social will be there to facilitate conversations from around the world, connecting people with the beautiful game.

Stay tuned to this channel as Adobe will continue to track social trends around the world over the course of the 2014 World Cup.

Confessions of a Marketer

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Are you a marketer and want to confess about what really goes on in your organisation? Does your marketing leader value digital results over traditional metrics? Do they base decisions on what management wants, rather than data?

We want to hear from you! Voice your opinions in this short survey. All responses will be anonymous – your secrets are safe with us.

Take the survey here: http://adobe.ly/1mpYdiE

 

 

UEFA Champions League creates worldwide Social ‘Buzz’ and Indonesia is the Buzziest Nation

The UEFA Champions League final, Europe’s biggest football tournament took place in Lisbon over the weekend. The all-Spanish final between Real Madrid CF and rising stars Club Atlético de Madrid generated an enormous buzz on social media worldwide. After a thrilling match, heading into extra time, Real Madrid won their 10th European Cup with a 4-1 win over Atlético Madrid.

Adobe Digital Index (ADI) used Adobe Social to monitor 4.5 million mentions of the final match on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Pinterest, VK, Reddit, Disqus, and blogs during May. Here are some of the fascinating revelations:

      • 120 of the 196 countries in the world contributed to the social buzz around the match.
      • Surprisingly, Indonesian social media users topped the list of countries talking about the Champions League in the social space, accounting for 22% of mentions.
      • Spain was second with 11%, the U.K. third with 9%, and then the U.S. and Venezuela with 5%.
      • Indonesian social media users also figure prominently in the discussions of the two teams involved–further evidence of the massive popularity of European football in a country where a feud has split the domestic game into rival leagues. More mentions of Atlético came from Indonesia than any other country (35%), followed by the U.K. (16%), Turkey (13%), and the U.S. (7%).
      • In contrast, the Spanish are using social media to talk about Real Madrid. Just over 1/3 of the mentions of Real come from Spain, but, once again, Indonesians are also enthusiastic, with 19% of mentions of Real coming from there.
      • 43% of buzz about the UEFA Champions League final reflects ‘joy’ or ‘admiration’ for the game, while 25% is related to ‘sadness.
      • Among the players on show in the final, Real striker Cristiano Ronaldo figures most prominently in social media, averaging 36,425 mentions a day, compared with Atlético’s Diego Costa’s 20,908 average mentions.
          Fun fact: Ronaldo has the most Twitter followers of any athlete in the world, at more than 26 million. In fact, footballers comprise eight of the top 10 most followed athletes.

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Football is truly global, transcending geographical boundaries, races, and cultures. Given the vast reach of football, there is a tremendous opportunity presented by football fans’ activity on social and mobile.

The Champion’s League final and the upcoming World Cup offer marketers around the globe the chance to capitalise on what is shaping up to be a record level of mobile video and social media activity, as fans and foes pick up smartphones to catch up and comment on the teams online. By analyzing social media ‘buzz’ data, marketers can identify new opportunities and quantify the huge worldwide appeal of what some marketers might just consider a regional event. This is a great justification for expanding the use of social and mobile marketing in a business strategy.

Create, Measure & Optimise Digital Experience

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Join us for this live webinar about the latest innovations in web experience management. Find out how the next generation of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) enables marketers to easily organize and manage the delivery of content and creative assets across all digital marketing channels, including web, mobile, social media, and video.

Discover how you can:
• Transform and extend the reach of your digital marketing campaigns to include mobile and social channels
• Simplify your mobile strategy and discover the benefits of responsive design
• Deliver rich, personalized media—including video—across all digital channels

Date: 29 May 2014, Thursday

Time:

9.00am – 10.00am India, Sri Lanka
10.30am – 11.30am Thailand, Indonesia,
Vietnam
11.30am – 12.30pm China, Hong Kong,
Singapore, Taiwan,
Macau, Malaysia, Philippines,Perth
12.30pm – 1.30pm Korea
1.00pm – 2.00pm Adelaide
1.30pm – 2.30pm Australia (Sydney, Melbourne,
Canberra)
3.30pm – 4.30pm New Zealand

Format: Online Webinar

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