About Andy Roy

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Profile: Andy is a digital marketing strategist with Experian Marketing Services. He brings 25 years of experience in product innovation, ecommerce, business intelligence, and sales enablement to the challenges of marketing in the age of the digital consumer. His areas of interest include tablet shopping, personalization, mobile apps, and loyalty marketing.



Posts by Andy Roy

Real-time marketing: engaging in the moment of truth

Posted on Jun 14 2012 by

The digital era was ushered in by search engines, which created a new moment of truth and enabled advertisers to align to buyer interests via the new discipline of Search Engine Marketing. As Google observed in a white paper called “The Zero Moment of Truth,” the digital path to purchase generates many new occasions for truly interactive marketing. Consumer decisions are made in a wide variety of ways and are influenced by a wide variety of factors.

Multi-Channel Marketing Gets Personal

Posted on Apr 30 2012 by

As the marketer, you must contact your customers, engage them and end with a call to action (an RSVP in our case). Since you will hear back on multiple channels, you’d better be prepared to capture, integrate and aggregate the response from your customers across multiple channels. A marketer’s challenge is to do this for millions of customers. All marketers get anxious about a call from the “CMO,” but in my case, that means the Chief Mommy Officer.

Embracing Marketing Innovation in 2012

Posted on Jan 12 2012 by

Each year, new technologies emerge, the media landscape evolves and consumers expect more from the products they buy and the media they consume. So marketers must innovate continuously by actively exploring, experimenting, evaluating and optimizing. My colleagues and I recently created the Experian Marketing Innovation Report 2012 to help address some of the key issues […]

Connecting with customers in 2012: Picking the right platforms

Posted on Jan 04 2012 by

In 2012 the core mission of marketing remains the same as last year: to Connect with Customers. But much continues to shift. Media consumption is fragmented, so marketers must chase consumers across multiple channels utilizing campaigns that can be difficult to integrate.

Personalization: trick or treat?

Posted on Oct 31 2011 by

The increasing amount and integration of personal data enables both fiendishly clever personalization and ghoulishly undesirable loss of privacy. Personalization is the behavior of a service changing based on personal information. Here are three rules for “good behaviors” that will banish those eerie feelings of being followed.

Can tablets rescue retail?

Posted on Oct 25 2011 by

By next year, the market adoption of tablet devices in the US is expected to reach 13% of households. The tablet users are more affluent and tech-savy. It’s time for retailers to look at a bright spot in the numbers and read it as a sign of a bright future ahead. Many retailers are reporting 50% to 100% higher conversion rates by tablet users over PC users, and this is just the beginning. The tablet is attractive to both the consumer and retailer.