November 20, 2019 by Maciej Zawadziński , Michael Sweeney

Most people know what benefits customer data platforms (CDPs) bring to a company’s marketing activities, but few know what features, components, and processes make up a CDP. We recently worked with one of our MarTech development teams to produce an infographic that illustrates just that.Click on the infographic to enlarge it. What Is a Customer […]

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The Anatomy of a Customer Data Platform (CDP)

September 12, 2019 by

With many newly introduced privacy regulations and requirements governing personal data in Europe and the US (and likely in other parts of the world soon), programmatic advertising is increasingly challenged. Processes like behavioral targeting and retargeting with granular user segmentation and unrestricted use of third-party data is no longer possible – unless explicit user consent […]

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How to Select Features and Build an Influencer Marketing Platform

September 5, 2019 by

We’ve seen a steady rise in influencer marketing over the past few years. Marketers are closely watching the trend, as it has become one of the best tactics for brands to connect with their target audiences.  The success of influencer marketing lies in the nature of the relationship influencers have with their followers. When combined with […]

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What Is Influencer Marketing and How Did it Evolve?

June 3, 2019 by

As various technologies and tools rise to prominence and then fall from grace, the dominance of email remains unflinching. It’s not only the preferred means of communication today, but also consistently tops the list of best-converting marketing channels. Email automation allows marketers to schedule targeted messages or send them when a user performs a specific […]

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What Is Email Automation and How Does It Work?

January 9, 2019 by

With privacy-centered themes dominating the headlines, 2018 could easily be hailed the year of privacy. It was a really busy time for the AdTech and MarTech industry. GDPR and privacy issues sent ripples through the industry, and advertisers and publishers spent most of their time understanding and aligning with new privacy laws – not only […]

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Clearcode’s Top Posts Of 2018

September 20, 2018 by

Data is everywhere; the main challenge for marketers and advertisers is to know how to properly collect and leverage it. With MarTech platforms using data to display personalized messages in owned media, and AdTech platforms using it to display targeted messages in paid media, there is a strong push towards a single technology offering personalization […]

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MadTech: 3 Use Cases for Marketers and Advertisers

August 24, 2018 by

The demarcation line between AdTech and MarTech has become so faint, it’s more and more difficult to tell the difference between the two, thus MadTech was born. That’s not a spelling mistake either—the need to coin a completely new term for the resulting overlap is more urgent than ever. MadTech represents the ultimate convergence of […]

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What is MadTech? The Convergence of AdTech and MarTech

August 9, 2018 by

Maintaining good relationships with customers is the cornerstone of every successful business, but in decades past, the process of managing and tracking customer relationships within a business was fragmented and time-consuming at best. Companies would store physical customer data in filing cabinets, rolodexes, and spreadsheets. These methods of customer-data storage not only involved a lot […]

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What Is a CRM and How Does It Work?

March 30, 2018 by

In the early days of online marketing, marketers were faced with the problem of having limited information about customers. Targeting possibilities were minimal and online advertising was more hit or miss than today. Now, the situation is completely different. We are dealing with an abundance of channels and sources of data, and the only problem […]

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What is a Customer Data Platform (CDP) and How Does It Work?

March 12, 2018 by

On April 27, 2016, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted and triggered the start of a two-year countdown towards its enforcement date on May 25, 2018. During these two years, all companies that collect data about European citizens and residents have to make a number of changes to their current policies […]

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GDPR & ePrivacy: The Effect on AdTech & MarTech From a Technical Perspective [GUIDE]