While advertisers have become incredibly data-savvy, the most difficult challenge remains causally linking that data to outcomes that really matter.
Data collection king Acxiom and marketing automation giant Marketo announce a partnership at the latter's summit in San Fran. The Twittersphere was twitting.
The definition—and appropriateness—of personalization is in the eye of the beholder. Here's how today's marketers define it, and what they consider to be too much.
The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative matches global companies overflowing with untapped customer data to the academic world's top analytics researchers.
Some people run into issues with trying to build the perfect solution when often an 80% solution will do, says MailChimp's chief data scientist.
Some quick info hits to keep you up-to-date, including the percentage of marketers who day email is core to their business.
The days of mass marketing are over—according to Teradata, today marketers need integrated omnichannel data to make the sale.
That's the reaction of nearly nine out of 10 mobile device users to being tracked in stores, according to a survey. Even share-happy Millennials are spooked—77% of them say, "Back off!"
Marketers need more than just luck to convince consumers to share their data.
When it comes to behavioral targeting, I'm never surprised by the ads I'm served on my personal Mac.
Launching a loyalty program can be a latte of work. But building one based on consumer feedback and solid data creates the perfect blend.
Eleven data companies sign Code of Conduct to allow shoppers to opt out of tracking of their devices in retail locations.
Marketers pay up to seven times more for cookie-assisted ads, according to a new study.
The boutique hotel chain uses analytics to quickly cull and act on customer feedback, and target guests with super-relevant offers.
Thirsty for insight, but finding it challenging to drink from the fire hose of data? Here are 10 tips to quench your cravings.
Mercola found that a clean list and attention to deliverability helped increase email newsletter open rates.
Erick Brethenoux, director of business analytics and decision management strategy at IBM, explains why data is at the heart of customer centricity.
The customer is now in the driver's seat—a phrase that has become a cliché is an absolute truism that cannot be ignored.
It may seem counterintuitive, but I think that businesses pay a higher cost not to personalize and engage in authentic and relevant ways.
Getting your data ducks in a row—that's what it's all about. Tagman CEO and Cofounder Jon Baron talks marketing data layers, data collection, and using tags to break down those pesky silos.
Cookie blocking doesn't just affect advertisers; the change will also impact online marketers. With cookies out, new standards will arise.
Under Armour teams up with ID.me, which offers a verification technology—a secure digital ID card—that allows consumers to prove their identity online.
I buy too much moisturizer, bathroom cleaner, and hand sanitizer. I know this because when I check out at Target the cashier hands me coupons for diapers.
Funny thing about customers: They say one thing then do another. This can lead to conflict between attitudinal and behavioral data. And that can create a rift in aggregated customer data.
Yes Agency Services Managing Director Mike Penney talks technology and shares tips for getting actionable with your data.
Where does the responsibility lie for consumer privacy in terms of data used for marketing? Experts from Teradata, Epsilon, and Ogilvy & Mather share their views at DMA2013.
Marketers need to weave together consumer interactions for a holistic view of their customers.
Aboutthedata.com could be the beginning of the end of irrelevant marketing messages.
One measures a company's customer population as a whole; the other, individual customers. Choose wisely.
Three ways to customer data and engagement to acquire new customers.
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It doesn't matter how much data you have if you don't integrate your data sets, says market researcher Matthias Hartmann.
Radio version 2014 delivers an exciting palette of marketing tools to make the medium of sound more effective for direct response advertisers.
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