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CDPs More Used than DMPs for Programmatic Ad Buying: MiQ Research

This report from programmatic media buyer MiQ isn’t really about Customer Data Platforms, but this is the CDP newsletter so I’ll highlight that 46% of U.S. media buyers reported having a CDP, compared with just 36% who said they had DMPs. The bigger message of the study was that programmatic now includes out of home, connected TV, and audio ads as well as mobile ads. They found 51% of U.S. companies have separate buying teams for each channel and just 14$ use a single automated platform across all channels.

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Consumers Buy from Brands They Follow on Social Media: Sprout Social Report

May 8, 2020

Hi, it’s Jamie, Senior Intern at the CDP Institute Department of the Obvious. I’m fine and the gruel supply is stable. Coronavirus does seem to have reduced the flow of obvious research, but I’ve hoarded some to share. We’ll start with a Sprout Social study that found 89% of consumers will buy products from a brand they follow on social media. Almost as obvious: consumers want engagement, transparency, and service more than anything else, while marketers overestimate consumers’ interest in memorable content, storytelling, and pop culture references.

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Customer Data Platform Industry Adds New Vendors: CDP Institute Report

July 12, 2024

Software vendors continued to add Customer Data Platform (CDP) capabilities to existing systems in the first half of 2024, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report.  Nearly all of the dozen companies appearing in the report for the first time started as marketing or messaging applications and added CDP capabilities after they were built.  These firms accounted for most of the industry growth during the report period.

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