Loyalty Programs Gone Right – Constructing the Utopian Loyalty Program

As a follow-up to a prior article around loyalty programs gone wrong, herein we define what a utopian loyalty program would like (one which not only satisfies members, but more importantly, has a positive impact on the bottom-line), while highlighting some best-in-class programs that have got it somewhat right… You can download PDF version of…

SNA’s Failures Revealed – Getting it Right With Social Ripple Analysis

If you are using one of the market leader Social Network Analysis (SNA) tools, it is very likely that you are not seeing the forest for the trees. While SNA is an effective tool for identifying subscribers who are social leaders and followers, using it for churn prediction and propensity modeling can be dead wrong.…

Maximizing ROI Through Customer-Level Discriminatory Pricing

While campaigns are a must for companies in B2C sectors seeking to drive up revenues, they also have an adverse affect on the bottom line, in that they partially cannibalize already guaranteed revenues (thus driving down profit margins). Price Sensitivity Analysis (PSA) is a sure-fire way to minimalize this loss… You can download PDF version…

Visitor Relationship Management – Optimizing the Online Lifecycle

As companies become more proactive and effective in targeting across traditional direct channels, it’s time to start focusing on customizing interactions online, seeking to gain a better understanding of each website visitor and making the most out of each visit. Website Visitor Relationship Management (VRM) follows the path of CRM, mimicking the use of similar…

How Much is Too Much? Getting it Right With One-to-One Communications

Overwhelmed by how often companies you have a relationship with get in touch with you? You’re not alone – companies have lost all control around how frequently they are communicating with their customers. It’s due time they take a look at their communications practices and make amends… You can download PDF version of this whitepaper…

Product Network Analysis – The Next Big Thing in Retail Data Mining

One of the biggest challenges retailers have is the depth of data available for decision making, especially if they don’t have a loyalty program. Though limited, are retailers nonetheless maximizing use of their existing data today? The answer is no. Product Network Analysis opens a new range of insights which can maximize return on category…

Bridging the Chasm – The Collaboration of Consumer & Business Marketing

Rare is the company that within has its consumer & business units working hand in hand to improve the bottom line of the company. Bundling across business units is one area which holds significant potential for those companies that can pull it off… You can download PDF version of this whitepaper here. Competition is a…