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Introducing The Forrester Wave™: Marketing Measurement And Optimization Solutions In Asia Pacific, Q4 2018

Xiaofeng Wang November 8, 2018

I am excited to announce the publication of “The Forrester Wave™: Marketing Measurement And Optimization Solutions In Asia Pacific, Q4 2018.” In our first 36-criteria evaluation of marketing measurement and optimization solutions in Asia Pacific (AP), we identified the seven most significant vendors — Analytic Partners, Data2Decisions, Datalicious, Fractal Analytics, Impact, Neustar, and Nielsen — […]

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Privacy Topples Attribution Measurement . . . For Now

Tina Moffett October 11, 2018

News flash for marketers using Google for advertising: Measurement just got more difficult. GDPR forced Google to rethink how it gathers, stores, and uses customer and prospect data or face hefty fines that could add up to millions. As a result, Google has restricted advertisers’ ability to access data to measure marketing effectiveness. This means that […]

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Marketers, You Need Better Measurement — Two Companies Can Show You The Light

Tina Moffett August 27, 2018

Marketers, need inspiration to get started with advancing your marketing performance measurement strategy? Look no further! In our latest report, “Case Study: Advanced Measurement Transforms Marketing,” we profile two companies — a retail bank and a global prestige beauty brand — about their implementation and management of their advanced measurement strategy. They both took very […]

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Unify Your Marketing Performance Measurement Approaches

Tina Moffett August 6, 2018

Embracing change is such an important piece of life. Whether it is taking a new job, moving to a new community, or experiencing a new culture, change can enrich your life, even though it means overcoming the discomfort of leaving familiar ways behind. B2C marketers have embraced many changes in the media and in consumer […]

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Select The Right Measurement Vendors Using The Forrester Wave™

Tina Moffett May 16, 2018

Marketers need to wrangle the messy interactions across journeys and use solutions to enable data-driven planning. “The Forrester Wave™: Marketing Measurement And Optimization Solutions, Q2 2018” report guides marketers in selecting the right vendors based on their capability needs. Want to learn more about the Wave results and key findings? Join our webinar on May 23, 2018 […]

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TD Ameritrade’s “Accountable CMO” Makes Marketing A Business Engine

Joanna O'Connell May 3, 2018

I have a new work crush. It happened, of all places, at the ANA’s Advertising Financial Management Conference earlier this week in Hollywood, Florida. My new marketer inspiration? Denise Karkos, CMO of TD Ameritrade, who talked us through what it means — and why it’s so critical — to be an accountable CMO. Here’s a bit […]

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Introducing The Forrester Wave: Marketing Measurement And Optimization Solutions, Q2 2018

Tina Moffett April 17, 2018

Jim Nail and I are excited to announce the publication of The ForresterTM Wave: Marketing Measurement And Optimization Solutions, Q2 2018.  This report evaluates eight top vendors’  current offering, strategy, and market presence for unified measurement solutions that leave behind siloed measurement approaches, like attribution and mix modeling. The research revealed two strong insights: Unified […]

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My Sort-Of-Fictional-But-Really-Based-On-Reality Conversations With B2B Marketers About Insights

Allison Snow April 3, 2018

Despite acknowledging that insights-driven firms pack competitive advantage into every decision, marketers give me good reasons every single day that they can’t quite rise to the level of insights they want to. But, as in all things, progress can be as powerful as perfection. Take a look at some of these most common concerns and […]

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Twenty Goals That Are Just Plain Better Than “Growing Revenue”

Allison Snow March 19, 2018

Dear Marketers, I know how important it is to you to grow revenue. I also know how that focus will help expand your remit — to align with your organization’s strategic priorities and rally around an explicit path to revenue. Any of these 20 examples (and countless more) are more substantial, manageable, and productive than an […]

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Revolutionize Your Marketing Insights

Tina Moffett March 1, 2018

The mundane exercise of measuring and analyzing marketing performance has gotten a much-needed boost over the past few years thanks to the development of advanced test and learn approaches, attribution modeling, and, even marketing mix modeling. Advanced marketers with rigorous marketing performance standards  must consider advancing their marketing insights, by bridging the gap between marketing […]

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Facebook: The Industry Wants Transparency, Not New Labels

Jim Nail February 23, 2018

Facebook made an announcement yesterday titled “Making Ad Metrics Clearer” that says, in part: We’ve heard that businesses want more insight into our measurement tools and metrics. So today, we’re introducing new labels on some of our metrics to clearly show how they are calculated . . . The centerpiece of its announcement is new […]

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Top Gear Marketing: How Honda Measures The "Rhythm Of The Brain"

Dipanjan Chatterjee February 12, 2018

Why Should You Care? Ever seen puppies on ads? How about babies? If you have, chances are that you weren’t seeing much of anything else. When I first collaborated with Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience, they shared a straight-forward eye-tracking heat map of an audience watching a commercial involving shelter pets. The dogs were adorable. And everything […]

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Lost In The Dark On Marketing Measurement? We'll Show You The Light.

Tina Moffett December 21, 2017

Marketers have a new measurement mandate: to measure effectiveness across all channels and tactics by using advanced marketing measurement techniques. Yet, marketers remain in the dark; they are confused, and overwhelmed about the numerous measurement techniques and when to use them.  Why? Put it simply, marketers are not analytics experts.  They may feel uncomfortable with […]

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Metrics That Matter Still Matter in ABM, Because - Why Wouldn’t They?

Allison Snow September 13, 2017

For my most recently published research, I set out to find or define the metrics that capture account-based marketing (ABM) success. It’s a question I hear from clients very often, and one we often discuss on the internal team. “How will I know my ABM program is working?” I was after the end-all be-all answer, […]

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Does ABM Drive Results For Your Business?

Laura Ramos September 6, 2017

ABM … Account-based marketing … A – Bee – Em. Unless you have been living under a rock, you can’t have helped but notice the hype around ABM.  And some of the confusion too. But here’s the thing about ABM – it does produce results for both marketing and sales.  May not be this quarter, […]

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Don’t Chase The Benchmark Mirage

Allison Snow June 29, 2017

I frequently engage with marketers who are interested in benchmarking. I field questions like: What are other organizations like mine measuring? How are marketing organizations like mine performing? What is a good value for average cost per lead (CPL)? What is the right model for sales stage conversions? What is the right goal for marketing […]

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The End of Advertising, The Beginning of Relationships

James L. McQuivey May 2, 2017

Today my colleagues and I publish a bombshell of a report. Titled, “The End of Advertising As We Know It,” the report at first glance fits nicely into the current backlash against major publishers and ad networks, including Google and Facebook. Led by P&G Chief Brand Officer, Marc Pritchard, major advertisers like GE and JP […]

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