Category Archives: Marketing Analytics

Posts focused on marketing analytics covering a wide range of topics from technology/software to big data to digital marketing etc…

Discover the MAC – Overview Section

For those new to the page wanting to understand what is the MAC – this post is for you!

In short description

Discover the MAC seeks to explore each element encompassing the MAC and illustrate the cross-functional relationships which exist between them.
MAC = MILLENNIALS + Marketing ANALYTICS + Multicultural CONSUMERS
In order for all my readers to be on the same page, I have created a section called The MAC that  includes 3
sub-pages – each providing a brief overview of one of the elements of the MAC.  🙂
Me & One of my Best Friends from UPenn....aka...The Quaker, our Mascot :)

Me & One of my Best Friends from UPenn….aka…The Quaker, our Mascot 🙂 Fall 2012

Let’s continue to *Spark the Conversation* Together ~ I love to read your comments/thoughts on the topics
being discussed so as always say what’s on your mind and let’s talk about it!
~ Miss AJ
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Marketing and Big Data

Personally, when I think of Marketing Analytics, the relationship between marketing and big data comes to mind. A definition for marketing is provided on the marketing analytics overview page under “The MAC”. However, I want to focus on the big data piece here. A consistent sentiment across research is something along the lines of – Yes big data is great! But if no one knows how to manage and interpret it to draw insights, then whats the value?! – Since they say a picture is worth a thousand words, I’ve included a slightly humorous cartoon to illustrate my point below 🙂

via eQuest

 

According to SAS (Statistical Analysis System) Institute Inc., “Big data is a popular term used to describe the exponential growth and availability of data, both structured and unstructured”. SAS Institute Inc. further explains the 5 key characteristics used to describe big data which are:  Read the rest of this entry

A Passion for Consumer Behavior

Since one of the topics we will be discussing focuses on the relationship between marketing and analytics, I thought I would share how I got involved with marketing in the first place. I sort of laugh about it when I look back on it now 😀

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The Langhorne Family ❤

As an African-American first generation college student and oldest of three siblings, success was never an option. Education was always viewed as a necessity to create opportunities for a better future in our house. Being the oldest in the family, I instinctively became a role model for my younger brothers and that drove my internal wish for success. As I continued to grow and excel in the classroom my accomplishments and potential served as a beacon of hope for the rest of the family and in what the Langhorne name could one day mean to society. Although I was on the right path in life, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to be when I grow up, but in middle school that all started to change.  Read the rest of this entry

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