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5 Common Personalization Hurdles (and How to Overcome Them)

5 Common Personalization Hurdles (and How to Overcome Them)

June 15, 2018 by

If businesses could implement personalization instantly, at the touch of a button, they would. Personalization is critical to providing a positive and effective customer experience, but as we all know, it is not quite as simple as pressing a magical button. As an overarching strategy, there are many areas to consider — including which customer points of interaction to personalize, what technolog […]

5 Reasons to Join Us at The Personalization Summit 2018

5 Reasons to Join Us at The Personalization Summit 2018

June 13, 2018 by

Registration is open for The Personalization Summit, now in its fifth year! Over 300 marketing, e-commerce, customer experience and product management professionals will gather at the Boston Park Plaza September 11-13, 2018 to explore the current and future state of personalization. Every year, The Personalization Summit is the industry-defining event for personalization and customer experience s […]

What Makes for “Bad Data” for Personalization?

What Makes for “Bad Data” for Personalization?

June 5, 2018 by

We’ve all heard the expression: “Garbage in, garbage out.” It means that the quality of the input to a process will determine the quality of the output. If your inputs are bad, then your output will be too. The adage certainly applies to personalization — any occasion when you decide what experience to deliver to an individual based on something you have learned about him — because even […]

Breaking Down SiriusDecisions’ Personalization Deployment Method

Breaking Down SiriusDecisions’ Personalization Deployment Method

June 1, 2018 by

Last week, Jonathan Tam, Senior Research Director of Demand Creation Strategies at SiriusDecisions, presented a webinar with T.J. Prebil, Director of Product Marketing at Evergage, entitled “State of the Market for B2B Personalization.” In the webinar, Jonathan and T.J. shared research on personalization trends and offered examples of B2B personalization campaigns. In this blog post, I want to […]

8 Seconds to Make a Good Impression: Takeaways from Digital Growth Unleashed 2018

8 Seconds to Make a Good Impression: Takeaways from Digital Growth Unleashed 2018

May 25, 2018 by

This year, SiteTuners’ annual Conversion Conference was rebranded to Digital Growth Unleashed. This shift reminds us that digital marketing isn’t just about driving conversions — digital marketers are also tasked with generating awareness, driving engagement, developing deeper relationships, and more. This was my second year attending the event, as Evergage was a sponsor again this year. One […]

What to Do When Your Personalization Program Stalls

What to Do When Your Personalization Program Stalls

May 22, 2018 by

In principle, I recognize the value of flossing my teeth. I know flossing is good for me, but I just haven’t quite implemented it. Even if you’re a habitual flosser, you’ll probably still recognize what I’m talking about. In life, there are always those things that we know we should do, but aren’t doing for some reason or another. Personalization is one of those things for some marketers […]

Personalization Trends: 2018 Survey Results

Personalization Trends: 2018 Survey Results

May 9, 2018 by

Chances are high that if you’re a marketer, you’ve at least heard of personalization. And if you’re like 92% of marketers, you’re using personalization in at least one channel. So how does your personalization program compare to other marketers like you? We set out to understand how marketers are using and thinking about personalization in our annual study with Researchscape International, […]

Different Forms of Personalization: Seamless vs. Interruptive Experiences

Different Forms of Personalization: Seamless vs. Interruptive Experiences

May 4, 2018 by

Most marketers understand the value of personalization. In fact, we recently found that 98% of marketers agree that personalization advances customer relationships. They understand that treating people as unique individuals — rather than treating them as if they were all the same — has real value. But when it’s time to get into the details, it’s not always clear what personalization actual […]

87% of Marketers Using Personalization Report Measurable Lift [2018 Infographic]

87% of Marketers Using Personalization Report Measurable Lift [2018 Infographic]

April 25, 2018 by

Marketers have long dreamed about the possibility of communicating with customers and prospects at the individual level. But one-to-one communication isn’t achievable without technology that can collect, interpret and act on data in real time to select the most relevant experience for each individual. Today, the technology exists to make the one-to-one dream a reality. But how are marketers leve […]

After Six Years of Broken Promises, Adobe Now Taking a Page Out of Evergage’s Book

After Six Years of Broken Promises, Adobe Now Taking a Page Out of Evergage’s Book

April 5, 2018 by

Last week Adobe hosted its annual Adobe Summit in Las Vegas. As is the custom, the event lasted nearly the full week and featured big-name celebrities such as Sir Richard Branson (entrepreneur), Leslie Jones (comedian), and JJ Watt (NFL player). We actually sponsored the event a couple years ago, but starting last year, our offer to sponsor was denied since Adobe (accurately) identified Evergage a […]

The Road to Successful Personalization [Infographic]

The Road to Successful Personalization [Infographic]

April 3, 2018 by

With so much buzz around “personalization” these days, it can be tough to find the best approach to actually getting started. How do you set your goals? Should you use rules or machine-learning algorithms? What data sources do you need? What channels should you personalize? What format do personalized experiences generally take? These are all foundational questions that you should be able to a […]

Getting Started with Personalization for Financial Services

Getting Started with Personalization for Financial Services

March 23, 2018 by

Personalization is an imperative for marketers across all industries, including financial services. But the financial services industry has its own unique challenges and opportunities. To start, financial services products are not impulse purchases — they are products with a longer research cycle in which prospects will likely engage with a company across many different touchpoints throughout th […]

A/B Website Testing Is Dead. It’s Been Reborn with Personalization

A/B Website Testing Is Dead. It’s Been Reborn with Personalization

March 20, 2018 by

Optimizely recently announced that it will no longer support its free A/B testing plan starting at the end of last month, leaving around 70,000 websites without a testing tool. A recent guest article from Yvonne Koleczek at Venture Beat suggests that “Optimizely has finally decided to call time of death on oversimplified CRO attempts. After all, bad results reflect badly on the tool itself, and […]