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Technical Sessions 2: Reverse IP Lookup for B2B Sales

Technical Sessions 2: Reverse IP Lookup for B2B Sales

Reverse IP lookup is a way to discern something about a company so you can sell something to them—which is all well and good. But what exactly, you wisely ask, can I do with this technical topic to drive company sales?

In the second of Rick Holmes’s Technical Sessions, you will figure out what reverse IP lookup is good for and why you’d want to bother with mapping anonymous website traffic. Hint: It’s not as anonymous as you think.

Your IP address is what’s displayed in most web logs for your machine. Here’s the process: you browse a page, your machine logs onto the page, it gives off your public IP address, and the web page notes where you came from and when you leave. That’s really it.

This is the good part. IP addresses can be used identify both companies and households on the internet. Using IP addresses to find out information about companies falls under the topic of reverse IP lookup.

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Technical Sessions 2: Reverse IP Lookup

Technical Sessions 2: Reverse IP Lookup

Reverse IP lookup is a way to discern something about a company so you can sell something to them—which is all well and good. But what exactly, you wisely ask, can I do with this technical topic to drive company sales?

In the second of Rick Holmes’s Technical Sessions, you will figure out what reverse IP lookup is good for and why you’d want to bother with mapping anonymous website traffic. Hint: It’s not as anonymous as you think.

Your IP address is what’s displayed in most web logs for your machine. Here’s the process: you browse a page, your machine logs onto the page, it gives off your public IP address, and the web page notes where you came from and when you leave. That’s really it.

This is the good part. IP addresses can be used identify both companies and households on the internet. Using IP addresses to find out information about companies falls under the topic of reverse IP lookup.

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How Not to Source Garbage Data

How Not to Source Garbage Data

In first party data, you’re bringing your own CRM file or customer data online, so accuracy is a must if you plan to message your customer base. A quality check is super important because you can’t really mess with your existing CRM or first party data.

Which is not an easy thing. “Maybe you bring in data from your offline CRM or onboarder, or you have it in a platform, but you also have your own websites out across the mobile and digital sphere,” Rolf said. “Now you’re bringing in anonymous data from those sources, so you must pair online data correctly with the offline.”

With third party data, you have to keep this in mind: “It’s always been this play of scale vs. quality,” Rolf said. When you’re a big brand or advertiser, everything is about scale—that’s what programmatic is built on. “Now I have unlimited inventory and I can reach anybody anywhere, so I have to find the who. I have to make sure the who is right.”…….

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