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The rise of Buy Now, Pay Later around the world

The rise of Buy Now, Pay Later around the world

February 24, 2021 Digital channels

What is Buy Now, Pay Later? BNPL is one of the fastest growing online payment methods. Find out why it’s so popular and how it varies around the world.

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Sustainability is increasingly important for marketers. In this article, we explore sustainable finance in Scandinavia, sustainable fashion in India and sustainable tourism in Africa.

Why sustainability is increasingly important for international marketers

February 17, 2021 Digital channels

Sustainability is increasingly important for marketers. In this article, we explore sustainable finance in Scandinavia, sustainable fashion in India and sustainable tourism in Africa.

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How Covid has changed the B2B buying journey

How Covid has changed the B2B buying journey

February 10, 2021 Digital channels

Covid has led to large scale remote working and put face to face events on hold for now. We explore what this means for the B2B buying journey.

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The Global Marketing Calendar is a business podcast that explores different international events, designed for digital marketers with global ambitions.

[Podcast] Ep.1 – Chinese New Year

February 3, 2021 International Insights

The first episode of our new podcast, The Global Marketing Calendar, is available now.

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Fintech is growing globally. In this article, we take a look at some of the world’s leading fintech hubs, including Singapore, Lithuania, Switzerland, the Netherlands and India. Find out more.

How does fintech compare around the world?

January 27, 2021 Digital channels

Fintech is growing globally. In this article, we take a look at some of the world’s leading fintech hubs, including Singapore, Lithuania, Switzerland, the Netherlands and India. Find out more.

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Trump’s social media ban: International implications

Trump’s social media ban: International implications

January 20, 2021 Digital channels

Following President Trump’s ban from social media, we explore the international implications – including attitudes to censorship and free speech around the world. Find out more.

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10 fintech trends to watch out for in 2021

10 fintech trends to watch out for in 2021

January 13, 2021 Digital channels

Covid has accelerated the growing rise of fintech across the world. In this article, we outline the key fintech trends we expect to see in 2021 and beyond.

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Our International E-Commerce & Travel Calendar for 2021 is here

Our International E-Commerce & Travel Calendar for 2021 is here

The 2021 edition of our International E-commerce & Travel Calendar has landed. View it on our website now.

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Santa Claus is iconic but he’s not the only mythical gift-giving figure around the world. Many cultures have their own equivalents. In this article, we explore Santa’s international counterparts.

Why Santa offers a masterclass in localisation

December 9, 2020 Digital channels

Santa Claus is iconic but he’s not the only mythical gift-giving figure around the world. Many cultures have their own equivalents. In this article, we explore Santa’s international counterparts.

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Struggling with what to buy the digital marketer in your life? Our gift guide contains ideas from gadgets to books to subscriptions plus our own calendar.

Oban’s Christmas gift guide for digital marketers

December 2, 2020 Digital channels

Struggling with what to buy the digital marketer in your life? Our gift guide contains ideas from gadgets to books to subscriptions plus our own calendar.

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Struggling with what to buy the digital marketer in your life? Our gift guide contains ideas from gadgets to books to subscriptions plus our own calendar.

10 key dates and events in 2021 that every international marketer needs to know

November 25, 2020 Digital channels

Oban’s international travel & e-commerce calendar is invaluable for marketers whose campaigns cross borders. Here, we pick out 10 key cultural dates that international marketers should know.

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Baidu is China’s leading search engine. In this detailed overview, we explore everything you need to know about Baidu, including top tips for SEO success. Find out more.

Baidu: Everything you need to know about China’s search engine

November 19, 2020 Digital channels

Baidu is China’s leading search engine. In this detailed overview, we explore everything you need to know about Baidu, including top tips for SEO success.

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Baidu: Top tips for SEO success

Baidu: Top tips for SEO success

November 19, 2020 Digital channels

Baidu is China’s leading search engine. In this article, we outline the top tips for SEO success on Baidu, from domain strategy to language use to meta and image optimisation.

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International SEO is based around three pillars – technical, content and link building. In this detailed overview, we explore the fundamentals of international SEO success & how to achieve it.

How to localise your content for international SEO

November 5, 2020 Digital channels

Does your business offer products or services internationally? It's essential that your content is localised for it to perform effectively in all your target markets.

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Gated content is a staple lead generation tool for B2B marketers. How do you create gated content and what ideas and formats work best?

How to create gated content that works for B2B

October 26, 2020 Digital channels

Gated content is a staple lead generation tool for B2B marketers. How do you create gated content and what ideas and formats work best?

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Gated content is content which sits behind a data capture form. What are the pros and cons and when should you gate content?

Gated versus ungated content: Pros and cons

October 21, 2020 Digital channels

Gated content is content which sits behind a data capture form. What are the pros and cons and when should you gate content?

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Five ways to supercharge B2B lead generation

Five ways to supercharge B2B lead generation

October 14, 2020 Digital channels

In this week’s blog, Oban explores five ways to supercharge B2B lead generation, inspired by a recent talk we attended at the Festival of Marketing.

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How B2B can bounce back post-Covid

[Download] How B2B can bounce back post-Covid

We outline 9 key considerations for your B2B digital marketing plans, with the ultimate goal of driving leads and retention rates for your business in the post-Covid landscape.

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