Q Thoughts

ownerIQ's staff (aka – "The Q") shares our insights and opinions on how marketers can more effectively impact today's shopper along the digital path to purchase. "The Q and A" provides honest and practical answers to the questions and challenges facing digital advertisers in the areas of second-party data, programmatic buying, shopper marketing, co-operative marketing, attribution, and emerging media.

in-market shoppers

Do something different: Drive Sell-Through at All Levels of Retail

Have you ever thought about investing your entire life savings in the stock of a single company? I’m sure I know your answer. You’re choosing staying smart over being sorry. Good call. What about when it comes to running your business…Would you choose a single retail distributor to reach your customers in a single way? […]


Spread the love: Share your local in-market shoppers with your retailers

Advertising can be wasteful. In today’s world of information overload, everyone runs the risk of advertising and marketing to many, while reaching if just a few; contributing to outright inefficient strategies. Think about it… How much time and budget do you invest in reaching customers who may or may not purchase your products? But at […]


Part 3 – What does your DATA bring to the party

Talking third-party data – otherwise known as everyone’s data. The last – and in our opinion, quite possibly least – data segment is third-party data. But we’ll let you be the judge. Third-party data is aggregated through various external platforms and websites, and provided by numerous providers. This data set can be especially useful for […]


Part 2 – What does your DATA bring to the party

The data party gets interesting… First-party data rocks, we know that – so imagine having access to someone else’s first-party data, therefore significantly expanding your outreach possibilities. Let’s break it down: You establish a relationship with a participating first-party partner (such as a vendor, retailer or publisher), and voilà…you have access to their quality first-party […]


What Does Dwindling TV Ad Spend Mean for You?

The Times They Are a Changin’. But don’t just take it Bob Dylan; you too are a part of the now. It’s ultimately you who’s in the driver’s seat – or at the very least a willing passenger – within the vehicle of change, paving the way to transformation through participation and action (or lack […]