In tough economic times, it can be tempting to double down on immediate revenue wins. Even though it may seem counter-intuitive, now is exactly when you should be investing in your top-of-funnel marketing.
Personalization tactics alone won’t be enough to foster more meaningful, long-term relationships with customers.
The quick wins as a result of conversion-dominated marketing may feel rewarding at the moment, but it often does not lead to long-term brand growth.
Big data sets don’t have rich details about actual people—from age, to income, to race and ethnicity—the way you do with a robust panel. These data sets, because they’re created by machine-to-machine transfers, also increase the possibility of waste and fraud.
Given the environment, it’s not surprising that many brands are exploring the prospect of bringing their marketing analytics in-house. In the face of all that’s happening in the world, it’s not an irrational notion. But it needs to be executed in the right way.
Now is the time for marketers to prepare for a world without third-party cookies if they want to be able to outperform their competitors.
With the right measurement and creative thinking, marketers can ensure their tactics map to specific objectives that move their business forward.
Having an agile solution, focused on granular insights, across all channels in the consumer journey has become table stakes for the modern digital marketer, and savvy marketers are not compromising on any facet.
Without third-party cookies, marketers can’t overlook the need for accurate measurement as changes in the digital media environment accelerate.
Nielsen's Ameneh Atai explores the benefits of "always on" digital measurement, while sharing how Nielsen is implementing this type of measurement.