The explosion of digital channels is creating a widening gap between classic single click attribution and the reality that marketers face when planning cross-channel campaigns with multiple touch points across many digital screens. This Aprimo White Paper will demonstrate some of the ways marketers can transform attribution and better manage marketing spend, improve planning and enhance the customer journey.
Adobe strives to help marketers not only collect and analyze data, but to turn data into relevant actions that reach customers in personal ways. Forrester has gathered the trends of big data and rich data to give you a sense of how they'll be used differently in 2014.
In many enterprises, marketing is a multichannel effort that
includes a wide range of touch points. The touch points
range from websites and email promotions to traditional print
advertising, postal mail, and broadcast, and direct sales by phone and in-person sales teams. But too often, each channel works independently, accountable to its own objectives, unaware of the efforts and results made within other marketing channels. As a result, call centers speak to customers without knowing the
offers the customers previously accepted or rejected. In addition,
emails launch without reference to online promotions and
websites present messages that disregard their visitors previous contact history.
To help data-driven marketers find better multi-touch strategies for understanding the full customer journey, allocating marketing budgets, and optimizing campaigns, we ran an in-depth survey of professional marketers in the US. Our findings should provide guidance on how to measure your campaign performance in the long and short term.