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When One > Two: Why Choose a CDP that’s a System of Insight and Engagement

When One > Two: Why Choose a CDP that’s a System of Insight and Engagement

May 24, 2019 by

Companies today are increasingly moving from a customer-centric vision to a customer-centric mandate – one overseen by a company’s most senior-level executives. Delivering on this promise and executing it at scale in a multi-channel world is difficult. Between your stores/branches, email system, loyalty program, call center, website, mobile app, DMP, social/adtech platforms and more – each c […]

5 Things You Can Look Forward to at The Personalization & CDP Summit 2019

5 Things You Can Look Forward to at The Personalization & CDP Summit 2019

May 22, 2019 by

Registration is open for The Personalization & CDP Summit, now in its sixth year! This year, over 300 marketing, e-commerce, customer experience and product management professionals will gather at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center September 18-20, 2019 to explore the current and future state of personalization and customer engagement. The Personalization & CDP Summit is the ind […]

Marketing’s 3 Biggest Paradigm Shifts: A Deep Dive

Marketing’s 3 Biggest Paradigm Shifts: A Deep Dive

May 15, 2019 by

The world of marketing is always changing. It has to. As buyer expectations shift while technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, marketing cannot stand still. If you’re in marketing, think about your career for a minute. Could you have predicted you would be doing what you’re doing now at the start of your career? Did your job even exist several years ago? There are many ways that mark […]

Personalization Trends: 2019 Survey Results

Personalization Trends: 2019 Survey Results

May 1, 2019 by

Personalization continues to be an important component of good customer experiences. And with the trend toward customer data platforms (CDPs), which aim to bring customer data together in one place in order to activate on it to deliver more targeted experiences, personalization is clearly a top priority. Last week, we published our sixth annual study with Researchscape International, entitled 2019 […]

Evergage Named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Market Hubs, 2019

Evergage Named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Market Hubs, 2019

April 26, 2019 by

We are excited to announce that Evergage has been named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Marketing Hubs, 2019 (requires Gartner login). This is the third year of the Magic Quadrant in this technology category and the first year Evergage was invited to participate. Gartner defines a Multichannel Marketing Hub (MMH) as “technology that orchestrates a company’s communic […]

88% of Marketers Use Personalization to Deliver a Better Customer Experience [Infographic]

88% of Marketers Use Personalization to Deliver a Better Customer Experience [Infographic]

April 25, 2019 by

The concept of personalization — that is, tailoring an experience based on information you have learned about an individual — has grown in popularity in recent years. At Evergage, we have tracked that growth each year with our much-anticipated and frequently cited annual study of personalization trends. Today we published our sixth such annual study with Researchscape International, 2019 Trend […]

What is Omnichannel Personalization?

What is Omnichannel Personalization?

April 17, 2019 by

You’ve probably heard the term “omnichannel” to describe any business practice that extends across channels, both digital and in-person. When it comes to the omnichannel customer experience, the idea is simple: you’re appealing to one human, so you need to deliver one cohesive experience, because people don’t think about their interactions with your company in isolation. If someone inter […]

Salesforce Announces It Is Now Building What Evergage Already Offers

Salesforce Announces It Is Now Building What Evergage Already Offers

April 10, 2019 by

As a customer data platform (CDP), we're often asked how Evergage compares with Salesforce. This is a fair question. Salesforce has been the leader in CRM for a long time, and the CRM was long considered to be the central repository of customer data in an organization. The CDP is a natural extension of Salesforce’s mission. Salesforce has just started working on its CDP In a recent post publishe […]

The Secret to Pleasant Pop-Ups

The Secret to Pleasant Pop-Ups

April 5, 2019 by

Picture this: You’ve just arrived to a website and you’re about to start navigating around when — pop! — a floating box obscures your view of the screen. Why? To tell you about some benefit you’ll receive later, if you’ll only surrender your email address now. Though pop-ups have been annoying visitors for years, marketers still use them. But should you? If so, how can you deliver succ […]

The Role of Identity Resolution in the Customer Data Platform

The Role of Identity Resolution in the Customer Data Platform

March 28, 2019 by

Businesses are turning to the customer data platform (CDP) to help them bring all of their customer data together in one place for analysis and activation purposes. One of the reasons that the CDP has taken off in recent years is that after spending years optimizing their strategies in each individual marketing channel, marketers are finally ready to turn their attention to the omnichannel custome […]

McDonald’s Acquisition of Dynamic Yield: I’m Lovin’ It

McDonald’s Acquisition of Dynamic Yield: I’m Lovin’ It

March 26, 2019 by

Yesterday evening, news broke that McDonald’s is acquiring personalization vendor Dynamic Yield for $300 million. Not to mix fast food expressions, but that’s a whopper of a deal, with supersize importance for the industry. At first glance, this seems like an unlikely pairing. Do McDonald’s and enterprise software really go together like a burger and fries? Regardless, the deal underscores t […]

The Importance of Data Activation in Your CDP Strategy

The Importance of Data Activation in Your CDP Strategy

March 19, 2019 by

In the business world, it’s easy to be so focused on just getting something done, that you forget about why you were doing it in the first place. You aim to send a certain number of emails, publish a certain number of blog posts, attract a certain number of website visitors — but lose sight of what you were trying to accomplish in the first place. As a result, you may find that you’ve done […]

Personalization Defined: What is Personalization?

Personalization Defined: What is Personalization?

March 6, 2019 by

One year for my birthday, one of my closest friends gave me a very special notebook. Not only is a notebook a good gift for me in general, but it was also in my favorite color (red) with a lyric from one of my favorite songs (Arctic Monkeys’ “Fluorescent Adolescent”) on the cover. Talk about a personalized gift! I felt like it was created just for me. It turns out that it was created just fo […]

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