Description : A brand new collection introducing today's most powerful strategies and techniques for measuring and optimizing marketing… 3 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 3 authoritative Books help you measure, analyze, and optimize every marketing investment you'll ever make Measuring and optimize your marketing investments is more crucial than ever. But, with an explosion in channels and complexity, it's also more challenging than ever. Fortunately, marketing metrics and analytics have taken giant leaps forward in recent years: techniques now exist for accurately quantifying performance and applying what you learn to improve it. In this unique 3 Book package, world-class experts present these new approaches, and show how to profit from them. In Marketing and Sales Analytics, leading consultant Cesar A. Breaexamines the experiences of 15 leaders who've built high-value analytics capabilities in multiple industries. Then, building on what they've learned, he presents a complete blueprint for succeeding with marketing analytics. You'll learn how to evaluate "ecosystemic" conditions for success, frame the right questions, and organize your people, data, and operating infrastructure to answer them. Brea helps you overcome key challenges ranging from governance to overcoming hidden biases. Along the way, he also offers specific guidance on crucial decisions such as "buy vs. build?", "centralize or decentralize?", and "hire generalists or specialists?" Next, in Cutting Edge Marketing Analytics, three pioneering experts introduce today's most valuable marketing analytics methods and tools, and offer a best-practice methodology for successful implementation. They augment this knowledge with hands on case studies, guiding you through solving key problems in resource allocation, segmentation, pricing, campaign management, firm valuation, and digital marketing strategy. All case studies are accompanied by real data used by the protagonists to make decisions. As you practice, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the value of marketing analytics, learn to integrate quantitative analysis with managerial sensibilities, master core statistical tools, and discover how to avoid crucial pitfalls. Finally, in the award-winning Marketing Metrics, Second Edition, Paul W. Farris and his colleagues show how to choose the right metrics for every marketing challenge. You'll learn how to use dashboards to view market dynamics from multiple perspectives, maximize accuracy, and "triangulate" to optimal solutions. You'll discover high-value metrics for promotional strategy, advertising, distribution, customer perceptions, market share, competitors' power, margins, pricing, products and portfolios, customer profitability, sales forces, channels, and more. This extensively updated edition introduces innovative metrics ranging from Net Promoter to social media and brand equity measurement, and shows how to build comprehensive models to optimize every marketing decision you make. If you need to measure and improve marketing performance, this 3-book package will be your most valuable resource. From world-renowned business sustainability experts Cesar A. Brea, Rajkumar Venkatesan, Paul W. Farris, Ronald T. Wilcox, Neil T. Bendle, Phillip E. Pfeifer, and David J. Reibstein
Description : The Definitive Guide to Marketing Metrics and Marketing Analytics is the ultimate guide to Marketing Metrics, Marketing Analtyics, Marketing Forecasting, Marketing Dashboards and more. This is the must have CMO guide to developing your reporting framework through to implementing including best practices for resource, process, and technology.
Description : Many managers view marketing as a creative endeavor, not something that is measurable or manageable by numbers. But today’s leaders in the C-suite demand greater accountability. They want to know that they are getting a return on their marketing investment. And to get that ROI number, you need analytics. This expectation is intimidating for the many sales and marketing managers who rely on marketing instincts, not metrics, to do their work. But Marketing Analytics Roadmap: Methods, Metrics, and Tools demonstrates that employing analytics isn't just a way to keep the CEO off your back. It improves marketing results and ensures marketers a seat at the table where big decisions get made. In this book, analytics expert Jerry Rackley shows you how to understand and implement a sound marketing analytics process that helps eliminate the guesswork about the results produced by your marketing efforts. The result? You will acquire—and keep—more customers. Even better, you'll find that an analytics process helps the entire organization make better decisions, and not just marketers. Marketing Analytics Roadmap explains: How to use analytics to create marketing and sales metrics that guide your actions and provide valuable feedback on your efforts How to structure and use dashboards to report marketing results How to put industry-leading analytics software and other tools to good use How Big Data is shaping the marketing analytics landscape Sales and marketing teams that master marketing analytics will find them a powerful servant that enables agility, raises effectiveness, and creates confidence. Marketing Analytics Roadmap shows you how to build a well-planned and executed marketing analytics strategy that will enhance the credibility of your marketing team and help you not only get a seat at the big-decisions table, but keep it once there.
Description : Marketers everywhere are talking about content, but not everyone is saying the same thing. Some professionals love content and believe it has revolutionized the practice of marketing. To others, it's mere hype: a new name for what marketers have always done. The Definitive Guide to Strategic Content Marketing brings together all of these diverse perspectives, structuring them around useful key topics that provide insight into the multi-faceted nature of content marketing, featuring interviews with leading academics, industry experts, global thought leaders and influencers. The editors of The Definitive Guide to Strategic Content Marketing weave different voices together to present a balanced view of content marketing, grouping the discussion around relevant subjects such as content monetization, native advertising, visuals vs video, and the challenge of measuring results. This structure allows readers to move through the book according to their interests, and cherry-pick the most useful aspects of each discussion to apply to their own marketing initiatives. Containing contributions from brands such as GE, General Motors, HSBC, Football Association, Diageo and Pernod Ricard, and agencies including Oglivy Group UK, Havas, Zenith, Vizeum, Accenture and more, this book is a truly unique resource. Online resources include bonus chapters. With a foreword written by Tom Goodwin, author of Digital Darwinism and EVP, Head of Innovation at Zenith USA, this book contains insight and contributions from a wealth of A-list industry professionals and influencers, including: Tim Lindsay, Bob Garfield, Bob Hoffman, Faris Yakob, Thomas Kolster, Rebecca Lieb, Tia Castagno, Scott Donaton, Rober Rose, David Berkowitz, Professors Mara Einstein, Mark Ritson and Douglas Rushkoff.
Description : Today's Definitive Guide to Marketing Metrics Choosing Them, Implementing Them, Applying Them New quantitative formulas, applications, and analytical techniques Best practices for measuring promos, ads, distribution, perception, market share, pricing, margins, portfolios, channels, dashboards, and more All-new chapter on leveraging today's rich online, email, and mobile metrics Expert guidance for clarifying what to measure, and testing reliability and validity Now extensively updated, this award-winning book will help you apply today's most effective metrics to all your marketing investments, get accurate answers, and use them to systematically improve ROI. You'll find practical techniques for measuring everything from brand equity to social media, market share to email performance. For each metric, the authors present real-world pros, cons, and tradeoffs--and help you understand what the numbers really mean. You'll learn how to design and interpret marketing dashboards to identify emerging opportunities and risks, and use powerful modeling techniques to optimize every decision you make. A brand-new chapter on online metrics brings desperately needed clarity to metrics such as pageviews; rich media display time and interaction rates; clickthrough rates; cost-per-click, order, and customer acquired; visits, abandonments, and bounce rates; friends, followers, supporters, and even "likes." This Third Edition adds important new coverage of topics ranging from brand valuation to neuromarketing, as well as crucial insights for selecting the right metrics, and making sure you can trust your data. www.management-by-the-numbers.com Marketing Metrics, Third Edition, is the definitive guide to today's most valuable marketing metrics. In this thoroughly updated and significantly expanded book, four leading marketing researchers show exactly how to choose the right metrics for every challenge. The authors show how to use marketing dashboards to view market dynamics from multiple perspectives, maximize accuracy, and "triangulate" to optimal solutions. You'll discover high-value metrics for virtually every facet of marketing: promotional strategy, advertising, and distribution; customer perceptions; market share; competitors' power; margins and pricing; products and portfolios; customer profitability; sales forces and channels; and more. This edition adds a rigorous and comprehensive discussion of the latest web, online, social, and email metrics, helping you navigate today's many new metrics to gain usable and trustworthy information. The authors have added new insights into measuring marketing ROI and brand equity, as well as practical advice for managing complex issues such as advertising elasticity and "double jeopardy." You'll also find updated and expanded discussions of prioritizing the right metrics for your business, and ensuring the information you capture is valid, reliable, and actionable. Choose the right metric for every marketing challenge Understand the full spectrum of marketing metrics: pros, cons, nuances, and application Gain a deep and thorough understanding of Marketing ROI (MROI) Quantify how your marketing spending actually contributes to profits Understand and apply web/online metrics far more effectively Get actionable knowledge from new web, rich media, and social metrics--including Google Analytics Measure what matters, and measure it reliably Choose the right metrics, and ensure accurate, valid data for decision-making
Description : Content, in all its forms, is the single most critical element of any marketing campaign. Finding a successful equilibrium between content marketing and content strategy is difficult, but essential. Content - The Atomic Particle of Marketing goes beyond superficial descriptions of how to produce engaging social media content to offer the results of many years of deep quantitative research, and hours of interviews with senior marketers at some of the world's leading brands. Written by a recognised industry thought-leader, Content - The Atomic Particle of Marketing explores how content functions in the broader framework of all marketing, as well as organizational concerns and IT decision making. It demonstrates the value content brings not only to "owned" media initiatives, such as a company website or blog, but also the essential role content plays in all other marketing initiatives, from social media to advertising to offline channels. It will enable readers to make the organizational, staffing, tools and process decisions necessary to get content up and running across divisions and organizational silos. Deeply researched and insightful, Content - The Atomic Particle of Marketing is, quite simply, the definitive research-based guide to content marketing.
Description : This comprehensive edited volume is the first of its kind, designed to serve as a textbook for long-duration business analytics programs. It can also be used as a guide to the field by practitioners. The book has contributions from experts in top universities and industry. The editors have taken extreme care to ensure continuity across the chapters. The material is organized into three parts: A) Tools, B) Models and C) Applications. In Part A, the tools used by business analysts are described in detail. In Part B, these tools are applied to construct models used to solve business problems. Part C contains detailed applications in various functional areas of business and several case studies. Supporting material can be found in the appendices that develop the pre-requisites for the main text. Every chapter has a business orientation. Typically, each chapter begins with the description of business problems that are transformed into data questions; and methodology is developed to solve these questions. Data analysis is conducted using widely used software, the output and results are clearly explained at each stage of development. These are finally transformed into a business solution. The companion website provides examples, data sets and sample code for each chapter.
Description : Key decisions determine the success of big data strategy Dynamic Customer Strategy: Big Profits from Big Data is a comprehensive guide to exploiting big data for both business-to-consumer and business-to-business marketing. This complete guide provides a process for rigorous decision making in navigating the data-driven industry shift, informing marketing practice, and aiding businesses in early adoption. Using data from a five-year study to illustrate important concepts and scenarios along the way, the author speaks directly to marketing and operations professionals who may not necessarily be big data savvy. With expert insight and clear analysis, the book helps eliminate paralysis-by-analysis and optimize decision making for marketing performance. Nearly seventy-five percent of marketers plan to adopt a big data analytics solution within two years, but many are likely to fail. Despite intensive planning, generous spending, and the best intentions, these initiatives will not succeed without a manager at the helm who is capable of handling the nuances of big data projects. This requires a new way of marketing, and a new approach to data. It means applying new models and metrics to brand new consumer behaviors. Dynamic Customer Strategy clarifies the situation, and highlights the key decisions that have the greatest impact on a company's big data plan. Topics include: Applying the elements of Dynamic Customer Strategy Acquiring, mining, and analyzing data Metrics and models for big data utilization Shifting perspective from model to customer Big data is a tremendous opportunity for marketers and may just be the only factor that will allow marketers to keep pace with the changing consumer and thus keep brands relevant at a time of unprecedented choice. But like any tool, it must be wielded with skill and precision. Dynamic Customer Strategy: Big Profits from Big Data helps marketers shape a strategy that works.
Description : There is one simple way to exponentially increase the amount of traffic coming to your website and the number of people aware of your product or service: through the use of Google AdWords and related marketing technologies. The Definitive Guide to Google AdWords will walk you through every step needed to maximize your marketing and advertising power. Everything related to the platforms are covered in detail—account setup, campaign creation, reporting, optimization, analytics, ad creation, mobile advertising, and much more. Learn to take full advantage of all of the marketing options available through AdWords, including: Geo-targeting, distribution, and placement of ads Advanced account management and budget strategies Keywords, metrics, and ROI management Tools such as Keywords Editor, Website Optimizer, and Conversion Optimizer Mobile marketing implementations and strategies Working with the various APIs available for developers With The Definitive Guide to Google AdWords, you will learn how AdWords works and how you can harness its power to increase your visibility and dramatically impact your potential for increased revenue.
Description : This book is intended for use by customers using Google Classic Analytics and does not cover the newer Google Universal Analytics or related Google Tag Manager. Google Analytics is the free tool used by millions of web site owners to assess the effectiveness of their efforts. Its revised interface and new features will offer even more ways to increase the value of your web site, and this book will teach you how to use each one to best advantage. Featuring new content based on reader and client requests, the book helps you implement new methods and concepts, track social and mobile visitors, use the new multichannel funnel reporting features, understand which filters to use, and much more. Gets you up and running with all the new tools in the revamped Google Analytics, and includes content requested by readers and users especially for new GA users Covers social media analytics features, advanced segmentation displays, multi-dashboard configurations, and using Top 20 reports Provides a detailed best-practices implementation guide covering advanced topics, such as how to set up GA to track dynamic web pages, banners, outgoing links, and contact forms Includes case studies and demonstrates how to optimize pay-per-click accounts, integrate AdSense, work with new reports and reporting tools, use ad version testing, and more Make your web site a more effective business tool with the detailed information and advice about Google Analytics in Advanced Web Metrics with Google Analytics, 3nd Edition.