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Evergage Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines, 2019

Evergage Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines, 2019

July 15, 2019 by

I’m really excited to announce that Evergage has been named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines, 2019. This is the second Magic Quadrant in the category to be published by Gartner and the second year in a row that Evergage has been named a Leader in the report. This year, Evergage placed in the highest overall position for ability to execute. Gartner defines person […]

Why Is Omnichannel Important: Experts Weigh In

Why Is Omnichannel Important: Experts Weigh In

July 10, 2019 by

Have you ever heard someone use so many buzzwords your brain feels like it’s going to explode? “We’ve got to reach our digital native, Gen Z audience with snackable content. And we need to leverage AI across the entire buyer’s journey to deliver sufficient value-add. But we need to be transparent. And data-driven. And customer-centric. Any low-hanging fruit here? Let’s ideate.” Buzzwor […]

Customer Data Platforms: 6 FAQs Answered

Customer Data Platforms: 6 FAQs Answered

July 2, 2019 by

There’s been a lot of buzz around customer data platforms (CDPs) in the last few years. As a relatively new martech category, many businesses are still assessing whether they need a CDP to achieve their business goals while thinking through the role it should play within their tech stacks. Meanwhile, the CDP technology landscape continues to evolve — with new entrants joining seemingly every d […]

How to Create an Effective Pop-Up Message

How to Create an Effective Pop-Up Message

June 28, 2019 by

When I hear the term “pop-up message,” I’m immediately brought back my early days using the internet where ubiquitous pop-up ads were a constant nuisance. It was only a matter of time before pop-up blockers became must-haves to save us from the clutter. I think we can all agree that (thankfully) the internet has come a long way since then. Pop-ups may occasionally carry a negative connotatio […]

Debunking 2 Common Personalization Misconceptions

Debunking 2 Common Personalization Misconceptions

June 20, 2019 by

Most marketers believe in the benefits of personalization. They agree that their customers expect personalization and that if they delivered more relevant experiences, they would increase their bottom line. Yet many people I speak with are still providing static experiences to their prospects and customers. The most common responses I receive when I ask why are: (i) the majority of their traffic i […]

What is Customer Segmentation?

What is Customer Segmentation?

June 14, 2019 by

Since I joined the working world years ago, I’ve tailored the way I describe my job to whomever asks me “so what do you do for a living?” If the person asking is in the martech industry, for example, then I get pretty detailed about my role (content marketing) and what Evergage is (a personalization and customer data platform). But if the person asking is an elderly relative at Thanksgiving? […]

AOV vs. LTV: Why Customer Lifetime Value Matters More Than You Think

AOV vs. LTV: Why Customer Lifetime Value Matters More Than You Think

June 11, 2019 by

Many marketing techniques are focused on increasing the average order value as customers convert on your e-commerce site. Bundling? Free shipping? Suggested items? They all work toward the same goal: getting customers to buy more with each visit, increasing the average order value (AOV). But what about increasing the lifetime value (LTV) of your customers? With modern customers increasingly treati […]

6 Ways to Create a Great First Touchpoint Experience

6 Ways to Create a Great First Touchpoint Experience

June 6, 2019 by

We’ve all heard the saying “you never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” But how many companies successfully employ this concept when presenting their brand or products to customers for the first time? Your brand creates expectations for your customer – it defines who you are, how you separate yourself from others, and what value you can offer to your customers. These ex […]

5 Sessions You Should Check Out at eTail Europe 2019

5 Sessions You Should Check Out at eTail Europe 2019

June 4, 2019 by

Are you headed to eTail Europe in London in two weeks? I’ll be there with several Evergage colleagues, and we can’t wait! This year the event is based in Westminster – next to the historic abbey and close to The Houses of Parliament, the seat of the UK government. If you are a first-time visitor to London, you will only need to take a short stroll to find yourself plenty to do in the evening […]

Getting Personalization Right Is a Data Challenge

Getting Personalization Right Is a Data Challenge

May 29, 2019 by

What does “getting personalization right” look like? It’s a more complex question than you might think. No two businesses are the same, and every company’s customer base is different. To top it all off, customer expectations are always changing, so an experience customers once appreciated may lose its effectiveness over time. Last week, Evergage hosted a webinar, “Retail Holiday Season P […]

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 […]

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