Blueshift named a RealCDP

Blueshift Certified as ‘RealCDP’ in CDP Institute’s Inaugural Audit

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2020 has been a year of incredible growth and adoption for Customer Data Platforms, with players large and small unveiling their own iteration of a Customer Data Platform. The CDP industry added 22 vendors and is estimated to reach $1.3 billion…
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The First-Party Data Opportunity: What Marketers Need to Know

Data has officially surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable resource. But, not all customer data was created equal — 42% of marketers still consider 3rd party data effective, new regulations under GDPR, and deprecations by players like…
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The ROI of the SmartHub CDP

With so many marketing platforms on offer (almost 8,000 as of 2020), it can be difficult to differentiate the just ok platforms from the ones worth their weight in gold. A great place to start when vetting the perfect platform for your needs…
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SmartHub CDP Explained: Breaking Down the Smart

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Often, marketers find themselves held back by their tech stacks, and this is because stacks are typically built around individual channel platforms, instead of around the customer — and as a result, are left with a fractured view of the customer.…

SmartHub CDP Explained: Breaking Down the Hub

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In the first part of our SmartHub CDP series, we introduced you to the SmartHub CDP, and how it’s changing the martech landscape for the better by becoming marketers’ one-stop-shop for data unification, intelligent marketing automation,…
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SmartHub CDP Explained: Breaking Down the Customer Data Platform

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If there’s been one identifiable darling of the late twenty-teens and early 2020 martech stack, it’s most definitely the Customer Data Platform (CDP). It’s seldom that you’ll hear about a data-driven marketer who doesn’t already have…
According to Gartner, marketers are currently only using 58% of their martech’s potential.

Why Hollow Tech Stacks Are Holding Marketers Back (And How They Can Break Free)

Most marketing teams today that aren’t hitting their goals — no matter how fantastic their team is or how incredible their ideas are — are failing due to tech. More specifically, most teams today are operating off of a hollow tech stack…

Empower Your Team with Better Customer Data Quality

Your customer database is the foundation for the work that you do. Whether you’re building marketing campaigns, testing and improving the product experience, handling customer support tickets, or running predictive analytics queries, you’re…
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What Is a Customer Data Platform (CDP)?

Many marketers have questions about Customer Data Platforms (CDP): What is a CDP? I’ve heard I need one, but why? Why is a CDP different from a CRM...or a DMP, or a database in general? These questions are fair and incredibly common. A…
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Using Customer Data for Real Authenticity

Customer data shows shoppers crave "authenticity". This adjective has become more popular in the business world as of late, but it’s always been a key factor of how we decide whether or not we like a brand. Whether or not we even trust that…