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.

Second party data

The Case of the Underutilized Website

You have a website – great start. As your virtual business card, your website is a must-have and a leading source for collecting valuable first-party data – e.g. that essential audience segment that feeds your marketing initiatives with highly relevant information. First-party data can be thought of as an appetizer, an almost obligatory starter, to […]

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The real value of advertising transparency

Yes, transparency in display advertising is important. In the past several years, we have seen the “black box” players in the display world come up against some serious backlash. If you don’t know what advertising channels are the most successful for your business, then how do you optimize towards them, and derive actionable insights? In […]

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Have a data date?

Oh, Valentine’s Day… A day of many different emotions – affecting just about everyone, somehow. In one way, you’re an open door to those lucky in love, giving couples a reason to celebrate couplehood. And that’s a sweet thing. In another way, however, your existence can be daunting, weighing heavily on some – the ones not […]

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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 […]

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WTQ: ownerIQ Reveals 2016 Resolutions Data

2015 is so last year. Good thing we still have our resolutions, right? But New Year’s resolutions are a funny thing – they’re always kicked off on a hopeful – positive – note. And then time happens. Life happens. And sooner or later, you find those promising resolutions under your bed, lost in a dusty […]

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