Behavioral Targeting

Behavioral Targeting is a process used by website owners to improve user experience by delivering the right content/design to the right person at the right time. It does so by recognizing visitors’ information (in the same spirit as Web Analytics tools) and using this information to create a personalized experience.

  • Tracking The Trackers - Who Tracks You Online? [video]

    Tracking the trackers

    In this presentation, Gary Kovacs, CEO of Mozilla Corporation, discusses the subject of privacy on the Web. Even though people would like to believe the Internet is a private place, it is not: "the price we are being asked to pay for all this connectedness is our privacy."

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  • Stories of Analytics - Joe Megibow, Part I [video]

    Stories of Analytics - Joe Megibow

    Joe Megibow, VP and General Manager, Expedia, tells stories from his career, and demonstrates six important lessons that he learned based on his experiences in the analytics business.

    Online Behavior - April 19, 2012
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  • Analytics For Multi-Channel & Multi-Device [video]

    Analytics For Multi-Channel, Multi-Device Consumer

    Larry Freed, President and CEO, ForeSee, discusses the difference in today's customers, who are multi-channel, multi-device users and have much more control than customers had in the past. Freed emphasizes the need for measuring behavior and connecting a user's behavior through different channels, but explains that today, the most important measure of success is customer satisfaction.

    Online Behavior - March 23, 2012
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  • 3 Segmentation Strategies: Intent, GEO & Conversions

    Segmentation Strategies: Intent, GEO & Conversions

    Jim Eustace walks us through three main types of segmentation strategies (driven by a slightly larger number of targeting techniques) and describes the different scenarios that can be used to succeed with each of the strategies.

    Jim Eustace - February 22, 2012
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  • Advertising And User Experience: Hand In Hand?

    Advertising And User Experience

    The idea of advertising interacting with its consumers is not new. But where does online advertising sit in this context? How does it add to the online community? Advertising sets the stage to take control and incentivize what experiences take place, analytics allows us to measure them. If we play it right and measure the right information, it grants us the ability to take action, and enables a better experience.

    Jose Uzcategui - January 18, 2012
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  • It's Not About the Technology - It's About the Customers

    Technology and Customers

    This commercial, produced by NFL Mobile, is a short and accurate representation of why companies should be focusing on the customer experience, not on the technology.

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  • Serendipity Feeling Increases Online Conversion

    Serendipity Feeling Increases Online Conversion

    Good food and the feeling that you’re special are the two main reasons that many people return to the same restaurant. Websites should be able to deliver the same experience to its customers. Learn more about how to do it.

    Dennis van der Heijden - August 2, 2011
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  • Phillip Klien - Optimization & Segmentation [interview]

    Phillip Klien Interview on Targeting, Segmentation and the Analytics industry

    In this interview Daniel Waisberg talks to Phillip Klien, Co-founder of Predicta, BTBuckets and SiteApps, about how to optimize websites by making them more relevant to users. He also shares his thoughts on the future of the industry and talks about his newest project.

    Online Behavior - July 11, 2011
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  • Common Denominators between Targeting, Advertisement and Usability

    Venn Diagram - Common Denominators between Targeting, Advertisement & Usability

    This article is a discussion on how to improve websites when it comes to targeting, advertisement and usability. We discuss some of the unintended consequences of targeting and banner & design blindness; we also provide usability tips for better using ads and call to actions on websites.

    Daniel Waisberg - June 15, 2011
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  • Personalization Example for Content Websites

    Personalization Example for Content Websites

    A visitor arrives to a website from a search engine's keyword including "health". How can the website take advantage of this information in order to personalize the experience of the visitor? Learn more on this personalization example for content websites.

    Online Behavior - May 16, 2011
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