Indicative: Customer Analytics With Actionable Insights

Big data is no longer a novelty in the business world. Most companies think of themselves as data-driven; technology leaders set up data collection infrastructure, analysts sift through the data, and marketers and product managers try to learn from the data. Despite collecting and processing more data than ever, companies are missing valuable insights about their products and their customers because they aren’t using the proper tools to follow users across the entire customer journey

How Machine Learning and Acquisio Will Grow Your Business

During the industrial revolution humans acted like parts in a machine, stationed along assembly lines, trying to make themselves work as mechanically as possible. As we enter what is now being called the “4th Industrial Revolution” we have come to accept that machines are far better at being mechanical than humans. In the bustling world of search advertising, where campaign managers balance their time between creatively building campaigns, and mechanically managing and updating them on

Optimized Marketing: Why You Should Align Brand Segmentation to Activation & Reporting

With high volumes of data created across multiple marketing channels, brands are challenged to organize and active the right data assets to maximize cross-channel performance. To better understand your target audience, drive more sales, and reduce marketing waste, you need to align your brand segmentation with digital activation and reporting. You must align the why they purchase with the who that buys (audience segmentation) to the what (experience) and how (digital activation) so that all

Marketers and Machine Learning: Faster, Smarter, More Effective

For decades A/B testing has been used by marketers to determine the effectiveness of offers in driving response rates. Marketers present two versions (A and B), measure the response rate, determine the winner, and then deliver that offer to everyone. But, let’s face it. This approach is cripplingly slow, tedious, and inexcusably inaccurate – especially when you apply it to mobile. What a mobile marketer really needs is a way to determine the right offer

Indy Business Makeover: Deadline is Tomorrow!

When I was down in Houston, one of the speakers noted how a company will spend more money on their lobby than they will on their online presence. No one asks a couch manufacturer what the return on investment is on a nice leather sofa for the lobby – but everyone cuts and chisels away at the cost of a new website. Too many companies ignore the strategy altogether – too busy with their current