Digital marketing continues to evolve by leaps and bounds. One of these exciting evolutions is the use of first-party data for marketing. But what is first-party data? How will it help you reach your target audience more effectively? Let’s take a closer look at why this type of data is so important and how it […]
Interest-level data related to health searches and browsing helps connect consumers with the cure for what ails them Health interest data can be tricky. HIPAA, general privacy, and ethics considerations swirl anytime the topic is broached. On the other hand, when people search or browse online about specific health topics and conditions, whether as a […]
Shakespeare Would Have Been A Great Digital Marketer “What’s past is prologue.” Shakespeare wasn’t talking about purchase data but he sure was right on the money. We in marketing spend an enormous amount of energy attempting to predict what will drive consumer behavior. It’s a tale as old as time! In the digital age of […]
A cookieless solution already exists Mass market solutions and platforms built for the biggest budgets won’t cut it for brands that need to granularly target real people as cost-effectively as possible. Soon, only crumbs will be left in the ad tech cookie jar. All the bakers are shutting down. A few attempts were made to […]
Why that’s a good thing and how targeting actual people will bring much-needed change to the fraud-filled, bloated political advertising game Fall is approaching in an even-numbered year. That means inboxes are bracing for an onslaught of political advertising. Actually, it’s already begun and shows no signs of slowing. More than $8B was spent on […]
What comes after cookies is more obvious than many ad tech companies would like to admit. IAB held its Tech Lab Summit earlier this month. These gatherings convene digital ad players for honest debate and discussion about big-picture tech challenges. And honest they were. IAB Tech Lab CEO Anthony Katsur has been sounding the warning […]
Rising above a new wave of data collection resulting in oceans of consumer information Back in the 80s, Rockwell and Michael Jackson had a massive hit with “Somebody’s Watching Me.” Oh, if they only knew what surveillance and data collection norms awaited us today. Maybe we could all land hit singles singing about our experiences? […]
Exploring pseudo-anonymized data performance woes and plotting a path ahead There’ve been experiments where monkeys are just as likely to make a good or bad stock pick as the experts. Could the same scenario be playing out when it comes to identifying a “targeted” audience for serving up digital ads? The answer is an emphatic […]
Is there such a thing as going too far to protect consumer privacy? Consumers themselves seem to think so. See why in our latest blog.
We think advertising approaches based on limited PII are most effective when they are rooted in respect for the consumer as people. See why.