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Providing Creative Operations and Marketing Technology Professionals resources for getting the most out of their production workflows.
The importance of involvement and focus can’t be overstated when it comes to creative operations (not to mention the general morale and happiness of your team). Having clear, explicit guidelines and goals for every team member to follow is crucial to your success as a business.
The idea of “predictable creative operations” might at first glance seem like an oxymoron. After all, creativity is inherently unpredictable, requiring you to come up with fresh new ideas and approaches all the time.
By leveraging semantic database technology marketing organiations can have greater control over digital assets and be able to correlate that information with other assets and distinguish relationships between digital assets and target audience.
Missed deadlines, lack of visibility, errors in output, and lost files are all signs that you’ve lost sight of who should be actioning each stage of your process. And without a clear chain of responsibility, quality suffers.
Transparency in terms of information is an essential trait when it comes to collaboration between different teams and departments within an organization. Conversely, the lack of visibility impairs real-time decision-making, causing project delays and higher costs.
Digital transformations are sweeping across businesses of all sizes and industries, as companies adopt the latest technological advances in order to outperform their rivals and better serve their customers. According to market intelligence firm IDC, by 2022 enterprises will spend $2 billion every year in the attempt to digitally transform their organizations.
By this point, every marketer understands that “Content is King.” Your ability to create quality content is the backbone of any marketing program, particularly if you have an inbound marketing strategy. The solutions used to host, share, deliver and track content are many with Hubspot, Marketo, and Pardot being the more recognizable names in this space. The point of this article however, is about improving efficiency in the Content Creation (Work In Progress) Process.