Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Ideas and Strategies for Real-Time Personalization
What Digital Can Learn from a Good In-Store Shopping Experience

What Digital Can Learn from a Good In-Store Shopping Experience

March 30, 2017 by

Let me tell you a quick story that I’ve shared before on this blog but is still relevant today. For 10 years I walked into the same department every six months, buying business suits and clothing. Each visit, I started from scratch on my own, lost, trying to navigate a maze of racks. A couple years ago, I started working with a personal shopper. He keeps a database of everything I have bought an […]

What Adobe Doesn’t Want You To Know About Real-Time Personalization

What Adobe Doesn’t Want You To Know About Real-Time Personalization

March 28, 2017 by

According to Kristin Lemkau, CMO of JPMorgan Chase, “Achieving personalization at scale is the biggest and most important challenge for us to get right.” Her point is one that I think many marketers will agree with: these days, if marketers aren’t leveraging personalization, it’s not because they haven’t identified the business need for it. Instead, many marketers are struggling to execu […]

Get the Most Out of Your Personalization Platform with Evergage eCampus

Get the Most Out of Your Personalization Platform with Evergage eCampus

March 24, 2017 by

I am proud to announce that we recently launched Evergage eCampus, our new online learning portal! The portal is for Evergage customers and partners (login request) seeking to develop the skills to be successful with personalization and Evergage. With eCampus, you can take courses, complete quick checks, and practice what you’ve learned in labs. You complete courses at your own pace and when […]

Cross-Category, Machine Learning Recommendations

Cross-Category, Machine Learning Recommendations

March 22, 2017 by

Once limited in scope to academic institutions, think tanks and highly technical organizations, the concept of machine learning has thrust itself into the lexicon of those who help facilitate digital customer experiences – marketers, merchandisers and product managers. And rightly so, because the potential implications and benefits are enormous. In training computers to efficiently process unfa […]

4 Ways to Use Personalization on Your Media or Entertainment Site

4 Ways to Use Personalization on Your Media or Entertainment Site

March 17, 2017 by

As a marketer in the media, publishing or entertainment industry, you know how important your website is for your business. You likely have a sizable budget to drive traffic to your website in the hopes that you can either gain page views to earn ad revenue, or convert visitors into paying customers, or both. Many of your marketing tactics are focused on driving those page views and conversions. P […]

Clicks Lie: Why You Need Engagement Data for E-Commerce Personalization

Clicks Lie: Why You Need Engagement Data for E-Commerce Personalization

March 14, 2017 by

Think about the last time you researched something you were looking to buy online. How many different sites did you visit? How many product pages did you browse? How long did it take from the beginning of your search to the end? Now think about all the data that was generated by your activity. Ideally, an innovative online retailer would collect and interpret all of this data, figure out what […]

Tips for Planning and Executing Your Personalization Strategy

Tips for Planning and Executing Your Personalization Strategy

March 9, 2017 by

Getting started with personalization can often be overwhelming for many marketers. Smaller organizations may feel that they lack the resources they need to be effective. Larger organizations may feel that they don’t have the right process in place to operationalize personalization within their companies. It’s important for companies of all sizes to understand that there is no one single way to […]

How to Add and Test Dynamic Open-Time Content to Your Emails

How to Add and Test Dynamic Open-Time Content to Your Emails

March 7, 2017 by

At Evergage, we’re doing some pretty amazing things – dare I say magical – with email. Just by inserting a few lines of HTML code from Evergage into an email campaign, marketers can transform an otherwise simple email to one that’s truly personalized for each and every recipient. In my last post on the Evergage blog, I wrote about how to send one-to-one product recommendations in emails th […]

Machine-Learning Personalization Across the E-Commerce Site [Infographic]

Machine-Learning Personalization Across the E-Commerce Site [Infographic]

March 3, 2017 by

When thinking about e-commerce personalization, product recommendations are often the first thing to come to mind. One-to-one product recommendations are incredibly important to any retail site, but they are only one small piece of a personalized experience. Anything from featured brands and categories, site navigation, search results, and more can be personalized using a combination of machine-le […]