Oct 4, 2018 9:33:00 AM

Eight Agency-Recommended Tools For Analyzing Your Data - Forbes.com

ExactDrive is excited to be included in a recently article posted on Forbes.comPost written by Tim Nichols, co-founder of ExactDrive Inc.

Good data is important for any business to have. What's even more essential is the ability to analyze and draw actionable insights from that data. Otherwise, that valuable information becomes nothing more than numbers on a spreadsheet.

There are tons of third-party tools and methods available to help you use your business data to its fullest potential, but with so many options, it's hard to know which ones to try. While you ultimately need to choose the solutions that work best for your business, the experts at Forbes Agency Council highly recommend the following based on experience.

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Dec 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Using Behavioral Data To Drive Online Engagement

Today, we're living in a hyper-connected digital world, where consumers have countless options to choose from, and numerous distractions during the purchasing journey. As retail bankruptcies continue to increase by 24% year-over-year, it's important for marketers to figure out how they can break through the chaos, saturation, and noise, and engage their customers in the right places, at the right times.

If we look at some of the industry leaders in customer experience, such as Amazon and Netflix, we begin to see that learning from behavioral data is a crucial element on the path to success. With behavioral data, it's possible to personalize thecustomer experience and naturallyenhance engagement. For instance, 35% of the sales Amazon makes come from their ability to suggest products based on previous purchases.

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Mar 9, 2017 9:51:57 AM

Steps To Implement A Data Strategy Into Your Programmatic Media Buys

Simply diving into a programmatic advertising strategy without any kind of plan based on previous data is like jumping head first into a lake with no idea what's waiting for you at the bottom. While you might land on a pile of bouncy cushions, there's also the risk that you could fall onto a host of venomous snakes ready to eat you alive.

Unfortunately, a lot of marketers forget about the importance of data strategies when it comes to informing their programmatic media purchases. Following, we're going to look closely at what programmatic media buying is, and why you should always create a comprehensive strategy based on essential data if you want to make the most of your campaign, and your advertising budget.

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