Data-Driven Marketing

Data-driven marketing requires marketers and their teams to be able to collect, integrate, and analyze data from external and internal sources - competitive intelligence reports, global market research, on-site and off-site customer activities, social interactions, and more.

Marketing experts and news team will explore the latest trends in data-driven marketing, including navigating the complex world of Big Data, best practices for targeting and retargeting ads, fine-tuning segmentation strategies, and being aware of the latest privacy regulations.


How to Analyze Big Data to Enhance the Purchase Journey

Oct 8, 2015 - Big data can be overwhelming. Here is how to use predictive lead scoring and persona-based marketing to analyze big data to drive business. Comments

How Will the IoT Affect CPG Brands?

mobile-iot Oct 8, 2015 - Bud Light is officially selling smart fridges that let you know when you're almost out of beer. Is this a fun novelty item, or does it show how CPG brands will be impacted by the IoT? Comments

Listening To Your Customers: A Kind Of Different Intent Data

customerdata Sep 30, 2015 - Consumer intent and behavioral data can inform marketing strategy and campaign efforts, so it's important to pay attention to your consumers: not just what they do, but who they are. Comments

How Can Data Turn Your Content into Marketing Gold?

king-image Sep 29, 2015 - Data is the backbone of a good content plan. By analyzing what it shows, marketers can fuel content and get optimal results. Comments

3 Tips for Mapping the Customer Journey

map-shutterstock-101877298 Sep 22, 2015 - Use these three insights for visualizing, designing and mapping out the customer journey in order to effectively increase engagement across multiple channels and platforms. Comments

Back-To-School With Advanced Use Cases in Mar-Tech

new-technologies Sep 15, 2015 - The ever-evolving digital marketing landscape requires marketers be aware of the latest advances in mar-tech. Here are four areas of the industry currently driven by these innovations. Comments

The Relentless March of Cloud Computing

cloud-hand Aug 27, 2015 - Alibaba's foray into the cloud brings brands even closer to integrating their digital strategies to fit a truly digital, mobile society. Comments

How American Apparel Is Moving to Value-Driven Data Analytics

american-apparel Aug 12, 2015 - At ClickZ Live San Francisco, American Apparel's CDO says marketers need a more nuanced definition of data value because not all of it delivers insights. Comments

China's Ping An Leverages Social Data to Personalize Travel Insurance

chinese-girl-hiking Jul 30, 2015 - Chinese insurer Ping An is using data-driven technology from British startup Bought By Many to develop niche product offerings in the travel insurance market. Comments

Why the Mathematician Is the New Creative Genius

behavioral-data-targeting Jul 29, 2015 - Generic marketing is no longer an option in the digital age. Personalization and behavioral intent - thinking about consumers' mindsets, rather than their demographics - are crucial for success. Comments

The Customer’s Keeper: The Modern Digital Marketer

young-leaders Jul 23, 2015 - It's no longer enough to simply drive in leads and nurture them along their path to purchase. Marketers must strive to build relationships with customers. Comments

Big Data: Inspect What You Expect

confused-worker Jul 15, 2015 - Something as small as a single missing or broken tag can result in missing data. As a result, marketers need to really inspect data, rather than simply looking at the aggregated report. Comments

Unlock Market Expertise with Data You're Already Collecting

eforum-expert Jul 13, 2015 - Marketers can solidify their expert reputations by leveraging data they already have. It all starts with unique data sets, which can be passed along - and eventually sold - to others. Comments

Only 14 Percent of Marketers Are Confident When It Comes to Data [Study]

cmo-purchase-funnel-big-data Jul 8, 2015 - According to a new Millward Brown Digital study, 42 percent of marketers consider big data this year's top priority - however, only 14 percent are confident they're using it effectively. Comments

Marketing’s Declaration of Independence

behavioral-data-targeting Jul 8, 2015 - Gone are the days of marketers relying on IT resources. With today's technology, we can build our own data-driven consumer experiences that set us apart and ultimately lead to more action. Comments

PacSun and The Hunt Engage Consumers Using Intent Data

global-strategy-e-commerce Jul 2, 2015 - Shopping app The Hunt recently created a week of sponsored shopping in which users relied on PacSun stylists to dress them for summer. The result was increased intent to buy. Comments

Marketers Who Ignore Connected TV May Be Left in the Dust

tv-everywhere Jul 2, 2015 - Right now, connected TVs don't offer much user data, but as more and more Americans adopt them, vendors will rise to meet the challenges of provided hyper-targeted TV advertising. Comments

Data Keeps YP Relevant in the Digital World

yp-logo-big-data Jul 2, 2015 - While many phonebook companies failed to translate to the digital age, YP is still going strong, in part because the platform realized the value of big data early on. Comments

Cross-Device Targeting: A Fairy Tale Idea

multiple-devices-june Jul 2, 2015 - Cross-device targeting is evolving but still remains in its early stages. Comments

Merging Data and Creative in Programmatic

programmatic-and-creative Jul 2, 2015 - Data has an indispensable role to play in the fusion of programmatic and creative. Comments

How to Break Out of the Funnel

b2beacon-nofunnel Jul 2, 2015 - Don't get stuck in this traditional paradigm. Use cross-channel data for a more holistic understanding of attribution. Comments

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