Google AdWords Customer Match lets you target email lists for remarketing purposes. Marketers upload their subscribers, and Google Search, YouTube, or Gmail, match them against signed in users to show them targeted ads. This makes it possible to e.g. reach out to inactive email subscribers on other channels easily.
To create such a list, one has to meet certain requirements. For privacy reasons, it’s always a good idea to hash addresses as a means of pseudonymization. Below you’ll find a step-by-step guide to accomplishing that using RapidMiner, an open source predictive analytics platform, which may be an alternative to using Excel. Continue reading
Multivariate testing is a bit underrated. Marketing weblogs mostly focus on A/B or A/B/n tests. Those are quickly set up. But they often provide only incremental gains. MVT are more promising with regards to the outcome. Let’s look at how they work. Continue reading
Let’s get back to the study from my last blog post for a minute. Not only had the outcome on subject line lengths caught my attention. (Remember: subject lines containing less than 10 characters are supposed to perform best.) Another thing I found intriguing was that the day of week, on which a mailing is delivered, would have no effect on response rates. Can this be true? Let’s have a practical look into some email data. Continue reading