The Twelve Errors of Mar-Tech

If you’ve been an avid reader, you might notice things look a little bit different around here. Welcome to our new website! We hope you like it as much as we do. It’s been an incredibly tough year, but we are lucky to serve our customers doing two things with you: Get your data to … Read more

Our Marketing Attribution in Practice

To be useful, marketing attribution must be practical. That’s why we’ve built entire sample real-world case studies to showcase our service. What do they include? Complete raw datasets – customer site behavior, customer sales data, fiscal calendars, promotions, even sample marketing & media flight information. Over the course of the next few blogs, we will … Read more

Three Marketing Test Mistakes And How To Fix Them

You are an authoritative digital marketer at a leading digital organization. You run frequent A/B tests to measure the effectiveness of your marketing. I know you are running tests. Why? Because Google told you. And BCG told you. And Bain told you. It’s your “test-and-iterate” approach that makes you such an authority. Bad news for … Read more

Fix Analytics & Data Science: Analysis Should Be Practical

Our marketing attribution philosophy is: Attribution Should Be Practical. Starting today, let’s extend this philosophy to everything you do in measurement and analytics. Every analysis should be practical. I received a request to blog about the wake many martech platforms leave. Discretion being the better part of valor, I’ll share some stories, but keep the … Read more

Your Attribution Is Weak, But Your Digital Marketing Tech Stack Is Weaker

Thank you, Google News, for surfacing a great article on Friday. If you haven’t read Dr. Augustine Fou’s piece in Forbes on Aug 20, 2020, The link is here. He discusses advertising measurement, analytics and attribution, and points to how trivial compromising these systems are for fraudsters. It’s true – fraud remains a threat to … Read more

Part 3: Omnichannel Attribution In Theory and Practice

TL;DR – Already dig our approach? Learn more about the features of our managed attribution service by skipping here. If you enjoy a silly story, or are intrigued by a measurement and attribution philosophy completely different than what you’ve seen before – read on! Consider the cupcake. One morning, Daisy’s mother brings this delicious looking … Read more

Practical Attribution – Bonus Snippet

A few months ago I promised three parts to the blog series on how Attribution should be practical. We’re putting the finishing touches on part III, but before that’s done I couldn’t resist adding another short snippet. Consider this 2.5? You’ve probably heard this wisdom before: “Measure twice, cut once.” — Ancient Carpenter’s Proverb We … Read more

Fix Your KPIs: Trash The Funnel

Marketers, sellers, and operators grow frustrated because of issues with Key Performance Indicators (“KPI”s). They should be: most marketing and sales strategy models are built on outdated financial frameworks. These stifle the impact of marketing and sales and hurt the entire business. What is wrong with the marketing & sales funnel framework? It’s sometimes criticized … Read more

Your Data Transformation Starts Today

Most digital marketing strategies are burdened by unnecessary complexity. Some are worse. Flawed bid automation, poor budget allocation, ineffective audience targeting, dodgy performance reporting and analytics are all in play today across wide swaths of media in market. Despite this, most programs enjoy profitability and productivity, not because they are sound, but because ad technology … Read more

Your Attribution Problem & Three Steps For Practical Improvement

Yes, we help companies with media and marketing attribution. Our approach might differ from what you are used to hearing. We don’t do it through our own industry-leading-identity tracking technology. We’re not pioneering a new business metric, calculation, or customer engagement score. Our attribution services begin and end with what we’ve learned from our practical … Read more