Marketing Day: Personalization, privacy regulations & Mark Zuckerberg’s New Year’s resolution

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:

Personalization & machine learning in 2018: From comms to content
Jan 4, 2018 by Blaise Lucey
Columnist Blaise Lucey discusses how marketers will need to look toward machine learning and data in 2018 to help them connect with their audiences.
How much will privacy regulation disrupt the local search market in 2018?
Jan 4, 2018 by Wesley Young
Columnist Wesley Young covers a growing storm of events that are likely to culminate in substantial regulatory change and analyzes the impact that can have on the local search industry.
Mark Zuckerberg’s New Year’s resolution is to solve Facebook’s issues
Jan 4, 2018 by Tim Peterson
“Facebook has a lot of work to do,” company’s CEO writes in Facebook post announcing his 2018 personal challenge.
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Jan 4, 2018 by Marketing Land
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Terminus buys BrightFunnel, adding multichannel analytics to its ABM-targeted ad campaigns
Jan 4, 2018 by Barry Levine
The purchase is one step in Terminus’s plan to expand beyond display ads.
Increase of extortion-fueled reputation attacks points to a need for legal change
Jan 4, 2018 by Chris Silver Smith
Columnist Chris Silver Smith believes that as more people suffer online reputation attacks, lawmakers must modify legislation to help innocent victims fight back.
New report: Customer Data Platforms doubled over last year
Jan 4, 2018 by Barry Levine
The growth is being propelled by CDPs that add customer engagement to their golden record of customer data.
Survey: Amazon Echo owners spend $400 per year more than Prime subscribers on Amazon
Jan 3, 2018 by Greg Sterling
Echo owners spend on average $1,700 per year vs. $1,300 for Prime members.

Recent Headlines From MarTech Today, Our Sister Site Dedicated To Marketing Technology:

Power to the people: GDPR ushers in a new age of customer control over their data
Jan 4, 2018 by Robin Kurzer
A new study indicates a majority of EU citizens will exercise their data privacy rights under the legislation.
Need a New Year’s resolution? Ask your sales team
Jan 4, 2018 by Joe Hyland
If you haven’t yet started, it’s time to set your 2018 marketing goals. Columnist Joe Hyland explains why it’s critical to include your sales team in the process.
Marketing online to kids in the age of GDPR poses new challenges
Jan 4, 2018 by Robin Kurzer
Ad tech targeted to adults is capturing data from kids at a growing pace.
Frito-Lay CMO says marketers need a listen-first mentality to be successful
Jan 4, 2018 by Amy Gesenhues
Frito-Lay CMO Jennifer Saenz says listening to consumers is a top priority if you want to build marketing experiences that drive engagement.

Online Marketing News From Around The Web:

5 Content Marketing Ideas for February 2018, Practical Ecommerce
7 Ways to Completely Blow Your Online Advertising Budget, Crazy Egg
Artificial intelligence won’t take over media buying anytime soon, Digiday
Battle-Tested Social Media Marketing Strategies That Bloggers Can Do in Minutes, The Blog Herald
How Google’s Chrome Ad-Blocker Could Change Digital Advertising, CMS
How to Know It’s Time to Update Your Landing Page, Marketo
Instagram tests letting users post Stories directly to WhatsApp, TechCrunch
Simpler testing with new AdMob test ads, Google Ads Developer Blog
Top Mobile Advertising Challenges for Marketers, MarketingProfs
Voice Search: Is Your Content Prepared for the Verbal Revolution?, Content Marketing Institute