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Market mix modelling

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Market mix modelling

  1. 1. Why marketing mix modeling is more than just a ‘black box’ Indira priyadarsini Heena Hemanth
  2. 2. AGENDA: Brief Introduction to Market Mix Modelling. Brief Introduction to Myths. To deal with seven myths of Market Mix modelling and exploring the factors which have generated the conversation about the methodology. Holistic picture.
  3. 3. Marketing Mix
  4. 4. What is Market Mix Modeling? A process that uses data, analysis and technology to help companies plan, measure, validate and optimize their marketing spend.
  5. 5. Marketing Mix Modelling
  6. 6. Why Market Mix Modeling?  New media, new markets, new demographics are creating greater opportunities and greater challenges for marketers.  CEOs are demanding greater accountability of marketing spend.  Marketers are being asked to make choices regarding allocation of scarce resources.  Assessing the relative ROI of these choices enables the marketer to make optimize activities and allocations of resources in order to maximize sales, return and profitability.
  7. 7. MYTHS: I. Marketing mix is a black box. II. Marketing mix treats all impacts on business performance the same. III.Marketing mix does not include complex digital channels, such as search. IV.Marketing mix is biased to promotions and does not capture the true effects of advertising. V. Marketing mix cannot attribute sales to a specific customer segment. VI.Marketing mix lacks real-time value. VII.Marketing mix cannot tell you what you haven’t done before.
  8. 8. 1.Marketing mix is a black box.  Because marketing mix modeling involves advanced statistical analysis of vast volumes of data, it can appear to be obscure process to non-practitioners.  Marketing mix has been leveraged successfully for decades now in the hypercompetitive markets for consumer packaged goods.  Additionally, marketing mix is not a one- size-fits-all approach.
  9. 9. 2. Marketing mix treats all impacts on business performance the same  Some observers view marketing mix as a cookie-cutter approach.  In fact, best-in-class marketing mix models are customized to consider the unique factors and consumer response to each activity within the business.  A quality marketing mix methodology will isolate the effects and will assign quantifiable measures to these factors so that marketers can make informed strategic and tactical decisions about their marketing investments.
  10. 10. 3. Marketing mix cannot attribute sales to a specific customer segment  Some observers question whether marketing mix treats all consumers the same .  Marketing mix has been a guide to help marketers plan future budgets and identify the best way firms can interact with specific customer segment groups.  Segmenting a marketing mix analysis to understand a specific customer group’s behaviors allows for firms to customize experiences.  Segmenting model results by customer segment can really help shape a marketing strategy.
  11. 11. 4. Marketing mix cannot tell you what you haven’t done before  Some observers express concern that marketing mix can only show you what has happened in the past and therefore cannot inform you about new activities in the future.  The models represent a great deal of knowledge about the business and, when combined with other research and business intelligence, we can support business planning and deliver robust forecasts.  With the growth of data available and ability to measure it, This can help organization's to leverage the rich data available to accurately predict future investments.
  12. 12. 5. Marketing mix does not include complex digital channels, such as search As the consumer becomes increasingly connected, marketing mix has expanded in scope to help understand all interactions, across all customer stages and objectives. A recent evaluation of marketing mix practitioners has found that 87 percent of respondents include digital channels in their marketing mix models.
  13. 13. 6.Marketing mix lacks real-time value During this time of increased reliance and availability of real-time information, marketers are expected to be able to instantly identify and respond to events and the demands of their customers. It provides real-time insights and a robust tool, allowing businesses to leverage the data to make decisions.
  14. 14. 7.Marketing mix is biased to promotions and does not capture the true effects of advertising. Some critics contend that marketing mix tends to overvalue the contribution and investments in promotions over other advertising and marketing efforts. While there is no marketing mix bias toward promotions, some businesses, especially CPG, tend to be drawn into a promotion-heavy strategy.
  15. 15. Marketing mix is certainly not the cause of this situation but it can be a part of the solution. The models identify opportunities for the manufacturer and retailer. High-return promotional events can be prioritized in a way that does not erode margins in the longer term. CONCLUSION:

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