If the focus is on the right data aligned to business strategies instead of the same basic demographics, marketers don’t have to live in fear that inaccurate data will derail campaigns. David Dowhan on November 20, 2018 According to headlines, martech embodies technical sophistication, touting thousands of companies fueled by sumptuous features like artificial … Continue reading Did the data-driven era miss an exit?
Account-based marketing is the new normal, but building target account lists is still a challenge. Here’s how data can simplify the process. According to SiriusDecisions, a full 91% of B2B teams that are doing account-based marketing (ABM) see larger deal sizes from their target accounts than from non-target accounts. If that isn’t a ringing endorsement … Continue reading How to use data to power target account selection
Emily Andrews — July 23, 2018 — July 23, 2018 Big data has opened the door for businesses to market their products and services much more effectively. In fact, according to a new survey of senior executives, 64% of respondents said that data-driven marketing strategies produce better and faster results and are the key to … Continue reading Data-Driven Digital Marketing: How to Improve Your Marketing Strategies
Marketers Struggle With Tying Data To AI Systems by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, July 2, 2018 Data supported by artificial intelligence (AI) has become an essential part of campaigns these days, yet marketers are still struggling to deliver better experiences for consumers. One reason for integrating data with AI is to reduce the time … Continue reading Marketers Struggle With Tying Data To AI Systems
A new report from performance marketing agency Roast and ad platform Teads tested whether the costs of user data targeting and of complying with GDPR are worth it. Barry Levine on June 29, 2018 Can contextual ad targeting work as well as interest- or occupation-based targeting? That question has become very relevant these … Continue reading Is third-party data targeting more effective than contextual targeting?
Want to know how to turn unorganized data into compelling presentations? Contributor Keri Morgret recaps three SMX Advanced speakers as they share how to transform data into valuable insights. Keri Morgret on June 21, 2018 This session focused on using data-driven storytelling to support and promote paid search marketing campaigns. Bill Hunt, Back Azimuth … Continue reading Turning Your Data Into Compelling Stories – SMX Advanced Recap
AI Use Is Growing, But Data Challenges Remain: Study by Ray Schultz , April 26, 2018 Among typical email marketers, most plan to boost their use of artificial intelligence — despite data-related challenges. According to a study by Blueshift and TechValidate, 64% of brands expect to expand their AI usage in 2018, and 36% say … Continue reading AI Use Is Growing, But Data Challenges Remain: Study
Columnist David Rodnitzky explains why he believes the latest Facebook privacy scandal may be overblown. David Rodnitzky on April 3, 2018 There is a common trope in movies — the all-knowing, or omniscient, supervillain. Take the Joker in “The Dark Knight.” At the beginning of the movie, he pulls off a bank heist, manages … Continue reading Much ado about data
Ryan Phelan — March 28, 2018 Follow @ryanpphelan — March 28, 2018 At a recent conference, I spoke with a young email marketer who was relatively fresh to the job. He told me he had heard other speakers talk about using data to enhance email programs and wanted to know where the best place to … Continue reading 4 Tips to Becoming a Killer Data-Driven Marketer
Pondering bringing in additional data sources to enhance your email program? Contributor Ryan Phelan offers advice on getting started. Ryan Phelan on March 19, 2018 I was at the grocery store getting supplies for my weekly steak night ritual. As I walked to the checkout, the teenager at the cash register looked at the … Continue reading 4 questions to launch your data-driven email strategy