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Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Personalization Engines, 2019

Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Personalization Engines, 2019

September 30, 2019 by

We are pleased to announce that, for the second consecutive year, Evergage received the highest overall scores for each of the three use cases identified in Gartner’s 2019 “Critical Capabilities for Personalization Engines” report. Published on September 17, the new report – authored by Jennifer Polk, Martha Mathers and Jason McNellis – comes on the heels of the Gartner Magic Quadrant fo […]

The 8 Marketing Channels You Should Be Personalizing

The 8 Marketing Channels You Should Be Personalizing

September 5, 2019 by

It isn’t enough to master your marketing communications through one channel if your current or prospective customers engage with you in many different channels. And for most companies, it is pretty safe to assume they are. There will be four connected devices for every person in the world by 2020. There will be 5 billion mobile internet users by 2025. And 58% of total US retail sales will be dig […]

How to Use Qualitative Research to Kickstart Your Segmentation Process

How to Use Qualitative Research to Kickstart Your Segmentation Process

August 9, 2019 by

Segmentation is all about grouping people together based on shared traits, and it plays a critical role in helping a company better understand and respond to its customer base.  Companies often use segments to identify the needs of one customer group over another to help them figure out their target markets and refine their messaging. They use them to understand the differences between people tha […]

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 […]

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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Planning for Personalization: Getting Your Strategy and Execution Right

Planning for Personalization: Getting Your Strategy and Execution Right

February 21, 2019 by

Planning for any kind of business initiative can be difficult. You have a clear vision of your end goal, but what do you need to do to get there? Executing personalization in your organization is no different. Personalization can have a tremendous impact on your business, but it can be overwhelming to think about how to get to your end goal: delivering relevant experiences to your customers – ac […]

How to Personalize from Your Paid Media to Your Website and Back Again

How to Personalize from Your Paid Media to Your Website and Back Again

February 1, 2019 by

The ability to deliver consistent and relevant experiences across channels is a major goal for marketers. One of the main reasons the customer data platform (CDP) has taken off in recent years is to better address this challenge. As a first step to delivering effective cross-channel personalization, marketers need the ability to recognize and understand a person across touchpoints. One of the firs […]

Getting Ready for Personalization for B2B Marketing in 2019

Getting Ready for Personalization for B2B Marketing in 2019

December 26, 2018 by

In the last few days of 2018, you’re probably looking forward to the new year and taking some time to firm up your 2019 marketing strategy. I know there’s a lot to consider, but ask yourself: what role does personalization play in your plan? Are you looking to deliver personalized experiences on one or more of your digital channels: website, mobile, email, in-app? It’s likely in your plan so […]

Financial Services Marketers: What to Read As You Plan Your 2019 CX Strategy

Financial Services Marketers: What to Read As You Plan Your 2019 CX Strategy

December 11, 2018 by

I don’t think I need to explain the importance of the customer experience. Without customers, you don’t have a business. While everyone understands this in theory, not every business prioritizes the customer experience. Jim Marous of The Financial Brand and The Digital Banking Report said it best: Despite all of the talk about improving the customer experience, most financial institutions have […]

Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Personalization Engines

Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Personalization Engines

December 5, 2018 by

On November 5th, Gartner published a new research report titled “Critical Capabilities for Personalization Engines.” Authored by Jennifer Polk and Bryan Yeager, the report comes on the heels of the first-ever “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines,” an important industry report in which Evergage was positioned as a Leader. The new Critical Capabilities report (available to Gar […]

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