Optimal Database Marketing Strategy, Development, and Data Mining

ISBN-10: 0761923578

ISBN-13: 9780761923572

Edition: 2002

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List price: $132.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/26/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 424
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Ronald G. Drozdenko, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of the Marketing Department, Ancell School of Business, Western Connecticut State University. He is also the founding Director of the Center for Business Research at the Ancell School. He has more that 25 years of teaching experience. The courses he teaches include Strategic Marketing Databases, Interactive/Direct Marketing Management, Product Management, Marketing Research and Consumer Behavior. He is collaborating with the Direct Marketing Education Foundation to develop a model curriculum for universities pursing the area of interactive or direct marketing. Working with an advisory board of industry experts, he co-developed the Marketing Database course in the model curriculum.Dr. Drozdenko has co-directed more than 100 proprietary research projects since 1978 for the marketing, research and development departments of several corporations, including major multinationals. These projects were in the areas of strategic planning, marketing research, product development, direct marketing and marketing database analysis. He also has published several articles and book chapters. He holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Missouri and is a member of the American Marketing Association, the Society for Consumer Psychology and the Academy of Marketing Sciences.nbsp;

Perry D. Drake has been involved in the direct marketing industry for approximately 15 years. He is currently the Vice President of Drake Direct, a database marketing consulting firm specializing in the strategic use of customer data ( www.DrakeDirect.com ). Prior to this, Perry worked for approximately eleven years in a variety of quantitative and marketing roles at The Reader's Digest Association, including Associate Director of Magazine Circulation Marketing and Director of Marketing Services.In addition to consulting, Perry has taught at New York University in the Direct Marketing Master's Degree program since Fall, 1998 currently teaching "Statistics for Direct Marketers" and "Database Modeling." Perry was the recipient of the NYU Center for Direct and Interactive Marketing's "1998-1999" Outstanding Master's Faculty Award." Perry also lectures on testing and marketing financials for Western Connecticut State University's Interactive Direct Marketing Certificate Program. Along with Dr. Drozdenko, he is collaborating with the Direct Marketing Education Foundation to develop a model curriculum for universities pursing the area of interactive or direct marketing.Perry earned a Masters of Science in Applied Statistics from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Missouri.nbsp;

Introduction to Database Marketing Concepts
Databases in the Marketing Planning Process and the Organization
Defining Customer Data Requirements
Database Maintenance and Coding
Basic Database Technology, Organizational Considerations, and Database Planning
The Analysis Sample
Analyzing and Manipulating Customer Date
Segmenting the Customer Database Data
An Introduction to Simple Linear Regression Modeling
Multiple Regression Modeling
Gains Charts and Expected Profit Calculations
Strategic Reporting and Analysis
Assessing Marketing Test Results
Planning and Designing Marketing Tests
Marketing Databases and the Internet
Analyzing and Targeting Online Customers
Issues in the Marketing Environment and Future Trends in Marketing Databases
About the Authors
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