Experience

Understanding The Complexity Of Mobile Ad Attribution

In this complex and fragmented marketing landscape where a consumer’s purchasing journey moves from desktop to mobile to offline channels, measuring the contribution of all these touch points is exceedingly complicated. Recently, one of these media has become increasingly challenging: mobile. While consumer usage of mobile devices is ballooning, mobile ad spend is still lagging […]

Experience

The Flight Path: The New Cross-Device Customer Purchase Journey

Father’s Day has just passed, and that means many consumers were scrambling last week to ensure their father’s gift arrived in time for the holiday. While many may have begun their path to purchase on a desktop during work, others may have started on a mobile device during their commute home, ultimately completing their purchase […]

Data

A Concise Overview Of Cross-Channel Marketing Models

For several decades, modeling cross-channel marketing impact was synonymous with marketing mix (“top-down”) models. However, with the increase in cross-channel tracking and computational power, new breeds of marketing attribution (“bottom-up”) and other alternative models have appeared in recent years. Although these models all seek to quantify the relative impact of different media channels, they are […]

Performance

Understanding & Utilizing The Right Tactics For Your Display Campaign

Since the beginning of advertising itself, attribution — the science of measuring advertising effectiveness — has challenged marketers. Digital advertising promised increased accountability, but the ability to measure every ad impression created a barrier of complexity for marketers looking to properly understand and evaluate their digital advertising investments. In our last article, we looked at […]

Data

The Hidden Secrets To Improving Attribution Models

Attribution is one of the most heavily discussed and debated topics among digital marketers. Interestingly, a recent study conducted by eConsultancy found that only 54 percent of companies are yet using any form of marketing attribution. The reasons for this vary, and they range from staffing to cost to time. Add to that the complexities of […]

Performance

2012: The Year Of Ad Targeting

While 2012 isn’t entirely behind us just yet, many exciting things have happened in the digital space over the last twelve months that will have an impact on advertising in the New Year. Ad targeting has played a tremendous role in online advertising, and we have the abundance of available data to thank for this. […]