For years ‘big data’ has been talked about and utilized in a variety of ways. The most common methods in which non-profits leverage big data is to identify prospects for new donor acquisition and to model housefile donors to determine seasonality, ask and offer. It’s important to note that all these predictions are made possible through the power of machine learning algorithms.
You’ve heard it a million times—"the modern marketing landscape is in the middle of a major change"—which is inherently true. The Covid-19 pandemic pushed marketers to completely rethink the way they communicate with customers, and the deprecation of third-party cookies coupled with increasing privacy restrictions by the likes of Apple and Google have made it even more difficult to have that dialogue with customers digitally.