Love Can't Wait, with Alan Gravely of Signet Jewelers

In 2020, upwards of 845,000 weddings were canceled due to COVID-19. However, many brave couples decided their love couldn't wait, even if their friends and families couldn't be there with them to celebrate. Jared the Galleria of Jewelry stepped up to help these of couples make their dreams come true with a seamless and personalized virtual wedding platform, complete with customizable invitations, streaming, and celebrity advice and officiants. Alan Gravely, VP of Marketing and eCommerce for Signet Jewelers, took us behind the scenes and explained how the platform and campaign came together within a matter of days.

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iOS 15: Apple Pushes Consumer Privacy Further with Email Protection

Apple announced earlier this year that with the update to their operating system with iOS 14, consumers would have more control over the information that apps could track via the IDFA (we explored the effect this would have on marketers here). Now with the announcement of iOS 15, Apple is putting yet more control in the hands of consumers by extending privacy protection to email and other often-used services on all their devices.

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Podcast Episode 26

Data Deep Dive, with Affinity Answers

November 2020

Sree Nagarajan

Josh Raper

Jack Klues

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Marketers are constantly struggling to take the oceans of data at their disposal and figure out what to do with it. Adding to the challenge are data privacy laws like GDPR and CCPA, which threaten to turn brands’ first-party data from an asset to a liability. To provide our listeners with some clarity on the subject, we spoke with Affinity Answers, a marketing data science company that focuses on identifying and activating the right data for brands.

 

Sree, Josh, and Jack of Affinity Answers discussed the difference Deterministic vs. probabilistic, offered tips for working with data scientists, and stressed why marketers should pivot their data focus from “knowing” to “understanding.”

 

The ANA Marketing Futures Podcast is a crossroads for marketers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and academia to discuss and debate the future of marketing, and business in general. Hosted by Charles Cantu, Founder and CEO of RESET DIGITAL, the Marketing Futures podcast looks to demystify emerging trends, share different perspectives on critical economic issues, and help marketers and business owners focus on what matters most: growing their brands.

Podcast Episode 26

Data Deep Dive, with Affinity Answers

November 2020

 

AVAILABLE ON:

Sree Nagarajan

Josh Raper

Jack Klues

Marketers are constantly struggling to take the oceans of data at their disposal and figure out what to do with it. Adding to the challenge are data privacy laws like GDPR and CCPA, which threaten to turn brands’ first-party data from an asset to a liability. To provide our listeners with some clarity on the subject, we spoke with Affinity Answers, a marketing data science company that focuses on identifying and activating the right data for brands.

 

Sree, Josh, and Jack of Affinity Answers discussed the difference Deterministic vs. probabilistic, offered tips for working with data scientists, and stressed why marketers should pivot their data focus from “knowing” to “understanding.”

 

The ANA Marketing Futures Podcast is a crossroads for marketers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and academia to discuss and debate the future of marketing, and business in general. Hosted by Charles Cantu, Founder and CEO of RESET DIGITAL, the Marketing Futures podcast looks to demystify emerging trends, share different perspectives on critical economic issues, and help marketers and business owners focus on what matters most: growing their brands.

About ANA Marketing Futures

Knowing that marketers are increasingly challenged in their efforts to keep up with the latest trends and technologies, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) tasked itself with creating a program designed to help marketers anticipate—and prepare for—the future of marketing.

 

ANA Marketing Futures is what emerged. With a focus on innovative topics and emerging trends, ANA Marketing Futures provides resources that will influence and inform via member cases, research studies, and insight from industry innovators. Check back often to learn about emerging trends and become inspired to take steps toward the growth of your business.

 

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