Holiday Carol: Carol of the Marketing Metrics

Holiday Carol: Carol of the Marketing Metrics

Photo by Laenulfean http://www.flickr.com/photos/laenulfean/   OpinionLab, Foresee Results, Give the Voice of The Customer. Or use Tealeaf, Coradiant; Experience Will be measured! And if you have The budget for Omniture or Even ComScore Webtrends or then Coremetrics will Your metrics needs Grandly fulfill! Or if you’re cheap, It’s not a leap, Google can too, Give stats to you. Klout is a treat While people tweet See influence Of audience! Measure, measure, measure, […]

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Tracking Phone Conversion Like a Mongoose

Tracking Phone Conversion Like a Mongoose

As a bambino, The Marketing Consigliere was enrapt with the stories of Rudyard Kipling, and he recalls the serious excitement of his endeared work, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.  But as a young man, he found other things to hold his attention, and mongooses soon joined badgers, wolverines, and dingoes as vicious little varmints not to worry about in a digital world.  Lo and behold, the mongoose has reared its pesky, furry […]

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Your PURLsonal Brand

Your PURLsonal Brand

The trend towards personalization in the B2C arena is gathering momentum.  This week an interesting announcement made the trade press regarding the famous brand Brooks Brothers – They are working with direct marketing company MBS to bring a unique one-to-one solution to their customers.  Using MBS’ Klondike relational database, Brooks Brothers will be able to integrate data from their call center, brick and mortar, and online efforts.   By also leveraging data […]

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Do Not Resuscitate Do Not Track

Do Not Resuscitate Do Not Track

This is a topic I’ve needed some time to digest mentally before I stuck my proverbial virtual foot in my virtual mouth. I remember a few weeks ago reading about the FTC hearings on the “Do Not Track” requests coming from some consumer groups. Instantly I thought that the whole behavioral targeting engine would come to a screeching halt. My C4ISR Marketing common sense told me “that […]

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A Perfect Match?

A Perfect Match?

Omniture and salesforce.com announced the launching of Omniture Closed-Loop Marketing on salesforce.com’s AppExchange. This is a great example of aligning sales and marketing – working with sales, marketers will be able to follow simultaneous marketing campaigns and to ascribe credit to the specific campaigns resulting in a sale, transaction or a conversion. Marketers should be all over this and sales should be demanding more campaigns. Even without the robust salesforce.com […]

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The Quantitative to Qualitative Spectrum of Marketing Data

The Quantitative to Qualitative Spectrum of Marketing Data

A couple weeks back, the Web Analytics Association hosted a webinar entitled “Web Analytics is Easy!” along with Eric Peterson’s Web Analytics Demystified. The title was ironic on purpose. Web analytics is complicated and just beginning to evolve. One of the most interesting slides called “Web Site Optimization Ecosystem Technology” prompted me to do a little quick and dirty research. The idea of the slide was that pure web analytics tools measuring […]

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