Data Rules (But Not By Itself)

Adweek has outlined what it considers to be the top ten industry trends for 2007.
This one, in particular, caught my eye:

DATA IS KING “Content” is no longer the be-all, end-all in the digital age. The growing number of social networks and marketers interested in targeted, relevant messages has given rise to a new proclamation: data rules.

Excuse me Adweek, are you high? Data doesn’t grow on trees. Content pulls people in and without it, there’s nothing to count.

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About David Burn

Native Nebraskan in the Pacific Northwest. Chief Storyteller at Bonehook, a guide service and bait shop for brands. Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. Contributor to The Content Strategist. Doer of the things written about herein.

  • http://commercial-archive.com Dabitch

    Facebook has no data without its social network. I’m sure that’s the sort of thing they mean.