Attribution Theory: The Two Best Models for Algorithmic Marketing Attribution – Implemented in Apache Spark and R

Follow @TrevorHPaulsen In my last post, I illustrated methods for implementing rules-based multi-touch attribution models (such as first touch, last touch, linear, half-life time decay, and U-shaped) using Adobe Analytics Data Feeds, Apache Spark, and R. These models are indeed useful and appealing for analyzing the contribution any marketing channel has to overall conversions. However, they […]

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Clustering Your Customers Using Adobe Analytics Data Feeds and R

Follow @TrevorHPaulsen Theodore Levitt was a famous Harvard economist who is famous for his definition of corporate purpose, which he proposed was not merely making a profit, but instead creating and keeping customers.  One of my favorite quotes comes from his book, The Marketing Imagination, in which Levitt says, “If you’re not thinking segments, you’re not thinking.” […]

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