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ANA Fact Book Reveals Latest Trends, Key Benchmarks for Data Driven Marketers

ANA Fact Book Reveals Latest Trends, Key Benchmarks for Data Driven Marketers

. February 28, 2019

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) has released the 40th edition of its Statistical Fact Book: The Ultimate Source for Data-Driven Marketing Insight – compiled by ANA’s Data, Marketing and Analytics (DMA) division. For data driven marketers, the Statistical Fact Book represents a treasure trove of actionable insights and intelligence on the industry’s key trends, […]

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How a True Analytics Culture Drives Exceptional Results

How a True Analytics Culture Drives Exceptional Results

. February 10, 2019

Today’s advanced marketing measurement tools and technologies
 are game changers, but they only take an organization part way to the remarkable performance improvements that are ultimately possible. Companies that are achieving extraordinary results have discovered that the secret catalyst to making data and analytics truly transformative lies in a single word: culture. Nearly all businesses […]

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DAC’s Measurement Definitions ‘Cheat Sheet’

DAC’s Measurement Definitions ‘Cheat Sheet’

. February 8, 2019

Speaking a common marketing measurement “language” is an important success ingredient for any analytics program. If team members use different working definitions of such things as metrics, marketing ROI, customer identity or analytics in general, for that matter, it can lead to confusion, missed opportunities and diminished results. Below is a short list of key […]

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Leading Brands Earn 2018 Honors for Analytics Excellence

Leading Brands Earn 2018 Honors for Analytics Excellence

. November 9, 2018

Being on the cutting-edge of marketing analytics is how leading companies are staying ahead of the competition. And when you’re best of the best among top marketers, the recognition is hard won and well deserved. At an announcement ceremony at the Masters of Marketing conference in Orlando, FL, in October, winners of the 2018 ANA Genius Awards were honored in four […]

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Best Practices for Creating a True Analytics Culture

Best Practices for Creating a True Analytics Culture

. November 9, 2018

The article below is excerpted from the new Forrester research report How An Analytics Culture Drives Exceptional Business Results, created in partnership with the ANA and Neustar. View or download (PDF) the full research report here.  Competitive pressures are increasing across the board for brands today. Customer demands and preferences are constantly changing, and
 there is increasingly […]

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Hidden Opportunities in the Age of GDPR

Hidden Opportunities in the Age of GDPR

. September 10, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now a fact of life. What will the impact on marketing analytics be long-term? Is this the end of people-based marketing and the dawn of a new, more stringent data privacy world? While most of the focus has been on the scramble for GDRP compliance, much less attension […]

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Building Your Marketing Measurement Dream Team

Building Your Marketing Measurement Dream Team

. September 5, 2018

Using data to drive marketing strategy and connect with consumers is a top CMO priority. But it’s not an easy rodeo. Even though companies aren’t suffering from a lack of data, they are often missing the talent required to lasso it. Just 1.9% of marketing leaders say their companies have the right people in place […]

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Why Customer Identity Graphs are so Important

Why Customer Identity Graphs are so Important

. September 29, 2017

It’s crunch time for customer identity. Today, brands are capturing more customer data than ever before across a multitude of channels and touch points. But many companies struggle with using that data to construct useful customer identity profiles – “identity graphs” – that can greatly improve marketing measurement capabilities and accuracy while helping you create […]

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ROI: Today’s Most Misunderstood Marketing Metric

ROI: Today’s Most Misunderstood Marketing Metric

. September 27, 2017

Here’s a thought not much discussed much among marketers: ROI might not be the right way to measure the impact of your marketing. In part, that’s because we routinely misunderstand and misuse ROI in all manner of ways. This is how and why. Invoking ROI to gauge marketing impact can severely distort the true value […]

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The Importance of Analytics for Today’s Marketers

The Importance of Analytics for Today’s Marketers

. September 15, 2017

Today’s “measurement mandate” for marketing has brought analytics front and center. As that happens, it’s important to be clear on what analytics are all about. For example, they’re not just a way to gauge effectiveness of past events. Analytics technology today can do far more, accurately predicting future results, connecting online and offline touch points […]

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