Science

Now with TV Commercials Optimization and Evaluation

Placedise is made for Branded Content. Thinking about it, we realized that there is not that big difference between TV commercials and Branded Entertainment. Both are (usually short) movies that feature a specific product. If you think about it, nowadays there are even TV commercials that do not even promote a product, but purely focus […]

Why our approach works (simplified)

Some people asked how our approach of simulating advertising effects can work without doing any actual live research.   The problem with this question is obvious as soon as you look closer. A simulation is always based on historical data. Otherwise it would be an observation.   Most people think of market research and then […]

Marketing Mix Recommendation Engine

Today, I want to introduce you to a new kick-ass feature of the Placedise platform. The best: You can use it for free and without any registration or sign on. But more on this later. Ladies and Gentlemen… the Marketing Mix Recommendation Engine!   The challenge Let’s face it. The world became too complex and […]

What differentiates Placedise from Cambridge Analytica and what does not

In the last days, there have been a lot of news about this company “Cambridge Analytica” (CA) “stealing” data from Facebook and manipulating the US citizens in order to get Donald Trump into the White House. CA used big data statistics to determine the pain points of each user, in order to send them the […]

The illusion of free will or why marketing works

Recently, we have written about predictive analytics, which describes, among other things, the essential idea behind Placedise. A major point of discussion there is always the idea of “free will”. Many believe that behavior can neither be influenced nor predicted, since man has a free will. But is this correct? Let’s push this thought a little further. […]

Predictive Analytics – more success with statistics

Big Data, Data Mining, Predictive Analytics. These buzzwords are all arount the economic and IT news for some time now. The idea behint those words: Use of statistics, mathematics and modern computer technology to automatically analyze a huge amount of data, recognize patterns and to forecast future events.   Why we write a whole post about […]

Advertising impact unequal attention unequal reach

Many companies advertise that they help to measure and optimize the advertising effects and impact of certain marketing activities. We do so too! For this reason, we have of course taken an even closer look at what is actually sold by those other companies. We had to realize that advertising effects and impact are usually […]

Attention and “Performance” vs. Efficiency and Impact

What once was the TV ratings, nowadays is represented by impressions, views and clicks. In the era of online marketing, the topics “Analytics” and “Measurability” have picked up speed tremendously. Performance Marketing is celebrated in many marketing departments (at least in the online world) as the only true marketing. What can’t be quickly shown by […]