Advertising technology platforms are now so pervasive that specialist expertise is needed to achieve maximum value from media buying. At a roundtable sponsored by AdRoll, marketers and media agencies debated where brands should look for help.
The ‘single customer view’ remains the holy grail for some of the country’s biggest and most successful brands, and even those that have invested in creating a single access point to each customer’s data still encounter numerous roadblocks before actually achieving that aim.
Predictive analytics is giving brands the capability to automate marketing responses in any given customer scenario, but it requires fundamental shifts in companies’ attitudes to technology and the willingness to test and learn continually.
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Celebrating a brand’s anniversary shouldn’t be about complacency or introspection but a reassessment of what its heritage means for modern consumers.
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