Marketing Day: AdWords Scripts, LinkedIn & AI and Google Tag Manager

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.

From Marketing Land:

5 ways to capitalize on Google Tag Manager
Oct 9, 2017 by Stela Yordanova
If you haven’t taken advantage of Google Tag Manager, now may be the time to get started. Columnist Stela Yordanova outlines five ways to utilize GTM to help you improve your marketing results.

AdWords Scripts now available in new AdWords interface
Oct 9, 2017 by Frederick Vallaeys
AdWords Scripts have received some new capabilities in the new AdWords interface. Contributor Frederick Vallaeys walks us through what to expect.

How marketing ops can deliver value to the C-suite
Oct 9, 2017 by Peter Ladka
Contributor Peter Ladka recaps a presentation at the Martech Conference in Boston on the processes and capabilities that will help marketers consistently prove the value of marketing’s contribution to the organization.

Microsoft’s LinkedIn integration, AI and what it means for marketers
Oct 9, 2017 by Justin Freid
Columnist Justin Freid takes a look at how Microsoft’s increasing LinkedIn integration, along with advancements in artificial intelligence, will impact your marketing campaigns.

Local SEO: 7 Google My Business questions asked and answered
Oct 9, 2017 by Sherry Bonelli
At first glance, Google’s offering for local businesses might appear fairly simple. But questions inevitably arise. Contributor Sherry Bonelli explains the nuances and offers answers.

5 Steps to AMP Up Your Call Conversions
Oct 9, 2017 by Digital Marketing Depot
How do you balance the need for speed with your need for more detailed call tracking and attribution data? In Google’s world, site speed matters. And the search giant is pushing hard on AMP, its open source initiative to improve web page speed and performance for mobile users.

A Google Attribution (and Attribution 360) readiness checklist
Oct 9, 2017 by David Booth
With a full rollout of Google Attribution approaching, marketers need to be prepared to get the most out of Google’s attribution services. Columnist David Booth offers a checklist to help ensure you’re ready.

Are you a marketer? You need to be marketing yourself
Oct 9, 2017 by Sweta Patel
Sometimes CMOs get caught up in the all-important task of marketing their company’s brand. But columnist Sweta Patel says if you want to be a successful leader, you need to take steps to build your personal brand.

Here’s how TouchCR is tracking users in a Safari-compliant way
Oct 9, 2017 by Barry Levine
The Chicago-based e-commerce platform is adding local storage keys and identity resolution to its device fingerprinting for the cookie-less era.

Online Marketing News From Around The Web:


Enterprise AI needs high data quality to succeed, Read/Write

Business Issues

Former MI5 spy: We must fight for digital privacy, The Next Web
How Amazon is readying its blitz on the ad industry, Digiday
Microsoft mixed reality guru Alex Kipman believes communication will be VR’s killer app, Venture Beat


AI-backed voice assistants make customer support efficient yet human, Venture Beat
Chatbots are here to stay, what the data is telling us about the people that use them, The Next Web
Walmart launches Mobile Express Returns to refund or exchange online items in physical stores, TechCrunch


Here’s how TouchCR is tracking users in a Safari-compliant way, MarTech Today
Marketing and culture: The key drivers of growth, MarTech Today
The rise of the customer data platform as marketing’s ‘central nervous system’, MarTech Today

Mobile/Local Marketing

‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia, The Guardian
Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore says Windows 10 Mobile features and hardware are no longer a focus, Windows Central

Social Media

Facebook security chief rants about misguided “algorithm” backlash, TechCrunch
News Feed FYI: New Test to Provide Context About Articles, Facebook
YouTube Grows Up: Inside the Plan to Take on Netflix and Hulu, The Hollywood Reporter