Viant Technology on Wednesday introduced an ad-targeting feature that considers how long it takes for a consumer to repurchase a product from CPG companies such as cereal, detergent and pet food before sending that targeted message.
Viant today announced the launch of an enhanced suite of capabilities for CPG marketers through its expanded partnership with IRI, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies.
“Salesy” tactics like touting vanity metrics are spreading doubt about digital marketing’s effectiveness. In a survey of 50 US CFOs conducted by Viant, 36% of respondents said one of their biggest concerns about the digital marketing at their organization is that they measure in vanity metrics. The CFOs’ frustrations stemmed from being presented with material that didn’t help them meet their ultimate goals.
For companies like Viant, focused on market growth, Millennials are one of the most intrinsically multicultural consumers in the United States,” representing some 75 million individuals across the country. In its analysis of the demographic group, Viant showed that Hispanic consumers are not only more inclined to interact with brands directly through social media, but that 30 percent of them “are more likely to register as Democrats.”
In honor of Comic-Con taking over entertainment headlines this week, we revealed the brand preferences of DC and Marvel movie fans by leveraging the Viant Advertising Cloud.
Despite the superhero ethos of civic engagements, comic book superhero fans index below the average American when it comes to participating actively in civil, social or political issues. The insight, which comes from a special analysis Viant did leading up to Friday’s opening of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego.
Targeting is of utmost importance in marketing and advertising. Yet every year advertisers lose billions of dollars as a result of poorly designed targeting strategies. According to a study conducted by Viant, Inc., there are three factors hindering success in digital ad campaigns. Audience reach is only 30 percent; targeting inaccuracies stand at 27 percent; and anonymous ad targeting amounts to 26 percent.
In our latest Q&A, Grapeshot’s Jessica Reid discusses the latest trends in brand safety and customization, as well as the role contextual intelligence plays in the conversation.
Because marketers are experiencing data-driven growing pains, they have a strong interest in beefing up their data science capabilities. However, measurement issues are restricting marketers’ investment in analytics. In a March survey of 50 CFOs in the US conducted by Viant, respondents indicated that they perceived their organization’s marketing efforts as cost centers. They were miffed that their marketing teams didn’t judge success based on concrete outcomes like sales.
Jon Schulz, CMO at Viant, writes in MarTech Advisor how people-based marketing can be utilized as a tool to overcome the longstanding divide between marketing and finance.