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Salithru's Sightlines: Real-time predictive analytics coming next year

By Aaron Lanton on Nov 24, 2014

Businesses are always looking for new ways to identify consumers, new and loyal alike, and engage them with meaningful practices. The recent ad:tech NY 2014 conference introduced several innovative avenues for companies and individual marketers to adopt. Many of these strategies focused around consumer retention, but what if a business could predict consumer behavior from the amount of money they will spend to which individuals will open email messages? Predictive analytics has attempted to reach those lofty goals, and Salithru has claimed to have perfected the craft with the advent of its newest tool, Sightlines. Salithru’s Sightlines grants marketers with predictions for the actions of a business's consumer base, as well as individuals, which allows marketers to adjust their marketing st

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