Audience Targeting

Three Ways to Prepare Your Marketing Data Strategy for the Future

In the months since California’s new privacy law, GDPR, Cambridge Analytica, the end of Facebook’s Partner Categories—shall I go on?—martech has become wary about the data they leverage for omnichannel audience targeting. That’s because changing regulation and sudden modifications to platforms like … Continue reading

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‘Black Box’ Problem Hampers Banks’ Online Marketing

By Penny Crosman Bankers would like to take advantage of one of Facebook’s prime marketing skills — the ability to target users who exhibit attributes like their existing customers — but there are persistent fears that doing so could make … Continue reading

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Interview with David Dowhan, CEO & Founder, TruSignal

Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start a people-based marketing company? When I was head of marketing for NextCard (a credit card originator from the Internet 1.0 era), I saw firsthand how … Continue reading

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The Future of Addressability Across Channels

Addressability (reaching specific members of a broader audience) is improving, but it’s not yet in the place most marketers want it to be. Here’s what’s likely to happen with addressability during 2018, and beyond: Addressability within platforms Many people have … Continue reading

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Meeting The 3 Challenges Of Cross-Device Targeting

Q & A with Pete LaFond, vice president, marketing, on cross-device targeting. Q: Why is cross-device targeting so important for marketers today?  A: There are really three key reasons. The first is that consumers are living cross-device lives. In order to maximize … Continue reading

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The Power Of People-Based Marketing

Q & A with Pete LaFond, vice president, marketing, on people-based marketing — an effective approach to audience targeting and reducing fraud. Q: What is people-based marketing? LaFond: People-based marketing is a data-driven strategy that starts with people—or more specifically, known, verified … Continue reading

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Are Marketers Masochists? Why Do We Put Up with this Waste in Campaigns?

Digital marketers sit at the epoch of a technological revolution with the ability to use Big Data to target like never before. And even though they continue to preach about targeting and reaching the right people, in the shadows, one parasitic foe … Continue reading

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Name that Data: An Ultimate Guide to Distinguishing Behavioral from Profile

Marketers: Know your data distinctions. Programmatic transactions will make up a majority of non-search digital ad spend by the end of this year. With massive amounts of data needed to fuel programmatic for audience targeting, discerning which data is optimal … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Marketers Need to Embrace Offline Data

Marketers are beginning to recognize the value of Big Data for programmatic advertising and audience targeting. But exploiting the correct type of data, depending on unique campaign objectives, is one of the most formidable tasks on a digital marketer’s long … Continue reading

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Why Predictive Analytics Is a Must-Have for Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Digital campaigns should drive sales – it’s pragmatic in theory, yet problematic in practice. That’s why innovative marketers with aggressive customer acquisition growth goals are incorporating predictive analytics into their digital marketing toolkit. Predictive analytics, more specifically predictive modeling, is … Continue reading

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