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Marketing, Data & Liquor 100 Years After Prohibition

Whiskey-Soaked Numbers: How Data Transforms Alcohol Sales One hundred years ago today, the 18th Amendment, known as the Volstead Act, was enacted to place a federal ban on the production and sale of “intoxicating liquors”. Spurred by conservative religious groups, the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, the Anti-Saloon League, and social progressives across all political parties, […]
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Podcast: Working With Millennials

Millennials are taking over the workforce, here’s how to keep them engaged & empowered. With Boomers retiring and Gen X-ers and Xennials sharing a workspace with Millennial employees, it can be hard to bridge the gap between different generations. Here at PIN, it’s predominantly Millennial-aged talent that fills the roles which are needed in today’s […]
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Podcast: Why Big Data Matters to Businesses

  With so much talk about Big Data and the new waves of marketing in the Digital Age, there’s been a lot of discussion on how to use data to benefit various industries Big Data can provide insights a consumer’s wants and needs and provide a roadmap for how you can get in front of […]
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The Future is Changing for Third-Party Data in Marketing

Over the past several years, consumers have become infinitely more aware of ways their private information is being shared. As a result, the foundation on which third-party data is used for marketing has shifted dramatically. For example, web browsers such as Firefox and Safari have cracked down on online ad trackers, and GDPR and other data […]

What Marketers Should Know About the New Updates to Firefox and Safari

Two of the major web browsers are in the midst of changes that could drastically change both user experience and marketers’ abilities to deploy targeted ads and track campaigns. Here’s the update: Firefox’s New Default Setting Will Block Ad Trackers Last Fall, Mozilla added what it dubbed “Tracking Protection” to its flagship browser, Firefox. When switched […]

How Call Tracking Can Help Grow Your Business

By implementing call tracking in your marketing plan, you can analyze and track the marketing channels that drive leads-by-phone — and thus optimize your ROI.   40% of businesses who invest in marketing say that their top challenge is measuring the ROI of their marketing activities. With the takeover of digital and the number of marketing […]

Facebook Responds to the Data Privacy Crisis with Changes to Ad Targeting

In our increasingly digitally-driven world, the simple fact is this: if you do virtually anything online, you are leaving a footprint. That footprint contains information about you, the web pages you visit, where, when and what you buy, and your activity on social media. In the age of big data, all of this information is […]

Why Last-Click Attribution Modeling is a Waste of Time!

by Herm Brocksmith, President PIN Business Network When a product or service is sold, people and companies are quick to take credit for the sale and justify their value to you or your company. Have you listened to just about every lead provider there is explain to you that they are responsible for getting people […]

Be Data Smart!

by Monica Paici, Internal Marketing Director, PIN Business Network I was re-reading our manifesto this morning and contemplating its meaning. No, really, I was. First, what’s PIN’s manifesto? It is an anthemic narrative of who we are as a company and what we do. It’s a beautiful combination of words that reflect our “why” or […]