Will Scully-Power

Chrysler Uses Digital-Response Data to Adjust Commercials, Drive Web Visits
May 19, 2009, 2:25 am
Filed under: Optimisation, Predicitive Modelling, Statistics | Tags: , ,

chrysler_logoWith a reduced advertising budget and a desperate need to increase sales, Chrysler is relying more heavily on new technologies to predict how ad purchases will translate into sales.

A team of statisticians, economists, software engineers and media planners at Chrysler’s digital marketing agency, Organic, has designed a “media modeling” system that helps the company calculate the best ways to allocate its marketing dollars.

The system calculates how much ad spending is needed to meet certain sales targets and then analyzes how both online and offline ads affect Web activity and, ultimately, sales.

More: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124259801821028103.html


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