Analyzing Customer Data

Driving Web traffic, increasing sales, personalizing content, or cultivating relationships with customers doesn't happen in a vacuum. To achieve business goals, you need to make informed business decisions. Knowing your customers is a prerequisite, and the best way to get to know your customers is to analyze customer data. But when, where, how?

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Combining Web Analytics Behaviors With CRM Data in the Sitecore Experience Platform

Dec 18, 2014 - A review of the Sitecore Experience Platform Analytics features and how marketers can best use it to their advantage when it comes to analyzing customer data. Comments

Data Variety - The Spice of Life

spice-of-life Nov 20, 2014 - Marketers are on the brink of a deluge of data sources that could prove to be extremely useful in future digital marketing strategies. Comments

Is the Comments Section the Newest Hot Spot in Advertising?

shutterstock-164483723 Nov 5, 2014 - A new product by Disqus, the blog comment-hosting service used by 3 million websites, focuses on "interest-based marketing," placing targeted native ads with readers' comments. Comments

Twitter and IBM's Partnership Means Better Data Solutions for Marketers

Twitter Money Oct 30, 2014 - Twitter and IBM have partnered to combine Twitter's firehose of social data with IBM's analytics in an effort to offer business solutions to marketers overwhelmed by social data. Comments

Facebook, Pinterest Drive Social Traffic, Clipping Twitter's Wings

Social Media Sharing Oct 28, 2014 - Facebook accounts for the year's largest share of referral traffic, and Pinterest is a distant second. Meanwhile, Twitter has seen its referral traffic slip drastically in the past year. Comments

The Future of Big Data – Big Data 2.0

big-data-screen Oct 23, 2014 - The future of big data isn't about numeric data points but instead about asking the deeper questions and finding out why consumers make the decisions they do. Comments

Investing in the Future With an Open Marketing Platform

cloud-apps-open Oct 22, 2014 - History has been shown to repeat itself, so openness and flexibility may very well define the best marketing solutions of the future. Comments

Marketing Firms Aren't Stealing Selfies, Just Analyzing Them

shutterstock-191479139 Oct 21, 2014 - There have been privacy concerns surrounding photo analysis company Ditto Labs, but Ditto's CMO says that Ditto provides essential data insights for marketers. Comments

Looking at the Future of Data Analysis With Qlik Sense

data-numbers-analysis-man Oct 17, 2014 - Data analysis is becoming decentralized in many organizations, making them more intelligently nimble, and new tools are making analysis possible for non-data specialists. Comments

Marketing Optimization: It All Starts With Data!

data2 Sep 24, 2014 - Analytics are only as good as the data you begin with - so it's important to start with great, complete data! Comments

Twitch + Extra Data = One Potentially Powerful Amazon Ad Network

shutterstock-185427179 Aug 27, 2014 - Amazon is reportedly developing an ad network, which, coupled with its recent acquisition of Twitch, could make it a competitor to watch out for. Comments

Pinterest Upgrades Analytics Tool

pinterest-logo Aug 26, 2014 - Pinterest increases its value to marketers by allowing them to analyze engagement by seeing which impressions their audience is clicking, liking, and repinning the most. Comments

Evaluating Web Content in the Complex Sales Cycles of the B2B World

sales-cycle Aug 20, 2014 - Although it can be tricky, content reporting needs to be customized to the complicated B2B sales cycle. Here is a look at three different products and their different sales cycles. Comments

Lessons Learned From OKCupid and Facebook: The 7 Hows and Whens of Experimentation

experiment Aug 18, 2014 - There is nothing wrong with experimenting and testing - in fact, it's extremely valuable. But remember to think about how and when you go about experimenting with your consumers. Comments

Advanced Analytics: Coming Soon to a Marketing Department Near You!

advanced-analytics Jul 30, 2014 - Advanced analytics can help marketing teams better understand consumer behavior across channels, tailor marketing campaigns, and determine how best to optimize their marketing mix - and it's not as difficult as you might think! Comments

Analyzing Competitive SEO Placement and Identifying the Value of SEO Opportunity

SEO in 2014 Jul 23, 2014 - When searching for ways to improve your website or digital campaign, analyzing the effectiveness of your site's SEO can be a good place to start. Here are five attributes that are consistently important in determining your site's page relevancy. Comments

Celebrating Independence: It’s Time to Liberate Your Data

fireworks-independence Jul 2, 2014 - As the country sets off fireworks to ring in Independence Day, it's time for marketers to secure their independence by freeing their data. This way, marketers will be able to use that data in ways that truly benefit their businesses. Comments

Utilizing BIME to Integrate and Visualize Web Analytics Data

bime-web-analytics-dashboard Jun 25, 2014 - A review of the BIME Analytics software-as-a-service offering, which proves to be a very impressive platform for analysts. Comments

The Case for Long Scrolling Pages

computer-mouse-hand Jun 5, 2014 - Long scrolling pages are often able to engage visitors with a stimulating visual design, which most likely will lead to higher conversion rates over time. Comments

On the Path to Advanced Analytics, Data Silos Are Still a Major Stumbling Block

digital-marketing-data-silos-3 Jun 4, 2014 - The use of advanced analytics in marketing has been fundamentally stifled by challenges related to data silos. Marketers need to get all their data scattered across silos into one location. Comments

Could the Microsoft-Salesforce Partnership Signal a Future Acquisition?

microsoft-salesforce Jun 2, 2014 - The partnership features an integration that will be beneficial for end users and is clearly a win for Salesforce, but experts wonder what the deal means for Microsoft’s future. Comments

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