Marketing Technology

Retailers leverage customer data to drive personalized experiences – Marketing Article

30-second summary: Slightly more retailers with centralized customer data are satisfied with their arrangement, compared to those with decentralized data, according to a new report from customer data platform (CDP) Arm Treasure Data and others. But about three-quarters of the respondents expect to get a centralized CDP or already have one. Additionally, the report said, retailers are actively mining their various sources of customer data in order to tailor a more personalized customer experience. More companies are satisfied with centralized…

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Linio teams with Dynamic Yield to make marketplace magic with personalization – Mobile Marketing Article

30-second summary: As Latin America’s leading ecommerce marketplace, Linio provides its customers with a vast assortment of products, making their lives a little easier when they need something to buy. But in some cases, “too much of a good thing” can make it difficult for shoppers to navigate to the products they are looking for. To help simplify the journey, Linio leveraged Dynamic Yield’s personalization capabilities and curated experiences for visitors, and through several strategic campaigns, boosted conversion rates by…

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Explaining Martech to a Five Year Old – B2B Marketing Article

One piece of paper stands between me and ending the year with a clean desk: a list scribbled on hotel stationery that compares different customer data systems to different types of motor vehicles. Richard Scarry  meets CDP Institute, you might say. So, just in case your New Year’s plan includes explaining marketing technology to a five year old, here we go: Data Warehouse = School Bus. The seats in a business are lined up in nice neat rows, designed to…

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Data-driven MTA: The only attribution model that counts – Mobile Marketing Article

30-second summary: The main value with MTA is to enable marketers to better distribute their spend and understand the true performance of every touchpoint. The linear model acknowledges that there is more to the customer journey than simply the channel the customer sees at the awareness stage, or that which they use in the step before making their conversion. Time decay attribution is often used with time-sensitive marketing campaigns or when businesses are looking to focus on channels which are…

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New Technologies That Will Change How Subscribers Read Your Emails – Validity Blog – Email Marketing Article

I don’t have to tell you that marketing technology is always changing, you experience that every day. As an email marketer you live and breathe browsing behaviors, purchasing decisions, and re-targeting decisions based on new sets of data. Your email program has probably evolved over the years adapting to shifts trends. Consumers now use an array of devices used to check email and to maximize your reach you’ve worked to integrate all your marketing data to deliver the perfect content,…

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Three “head fakes” and three tech trends to watch out for in 2020 – Marketing Article

30-second summary: 4K/8K high resolution video is coming, and will eventually be part of people’s lives, but won’t mean much for advertisers in 2020. Smart advertisers have seen the value of 3- to 7-second ads optimized for mobile viewing, which yield a higher volume of impressions and encourage consumption of longer units in a different, more ideal setting. Voice search is coming, but it’s not going to be much use to advertisers – the largest existing channels are owned by…

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Gartner reporting: Training, system integration and talent could help improve the effectiveness of martech stacks – Mobile Marketing Article

30-second summary: The new Gartner survey on martech finds that this year’s average assessment of martech stacks’ effectiveness is about the same as last year – but both assessments indicate effectiveness has a ways to go. The biggest impediments to effectiveness: training, tech integration and talent recruiting. IT and marketing departments are now often working well together – helping to make tech integration less of an issue for “best-of-breed” solutions. Marketers are only utilizing 58 percent of their marketing tech…

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Martech in product prototyping: Three critical factors – Marketing Article

New products are introduced in the market almost every day, but not much is heard of the majority after the initial buzz surrounding their launch. It’s too early to classify a product as “good” when no one is buying it yet. Marketing should be a part of the product prototyping and development stage and not an afterthought. In today’s digital society, relying solely on traditional marketing tactics isn’t sufficient. Martech comes to the fore in hitting the right notes. It’s critical…

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Do You Want Intent Data with That? – B2B Marketing Article

If you could layer third-party intent data into every lead gen program you run, would you do it? In other words, would you only ever want marketing leads from prospects pre-determined to be actively researching your category, solution, use case, etc.? My argument: no, you wouldn’t. I was part of a client conversation recently about the merits of different demand generation channels (paid social, content syndication, email, search, etc.) and this particular marketing exec was quick to reject the idea…

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