Book Image

Data Science for Marketing Analytics - Second Edition

By : Mirza Rahim Baig, Gururajan Govindan, Vishwesh Ravi Shrimali
Book Image

Data Science for Marketing Analytics - Second Edition

By: Mirza Rahim Baig, Gururajan Govindan, Vishwesh Ravi Shrimali

Overview of this book

Unleash the power of data to reach your marketing goals with this practical guide to data science for business. This book will help you get started on your journey to becoming a master of marketing analytics with Python. You'll work with relevant datasets and build your practical skills by tackling engaging exercises and activities that simulate real-world market analysis projects. You'll learn to think like a data scientist, build your problem-solving skills, and discover how to look at data in new ways to deliver business insights and make intelligent data-driven decisions. As well as learning how to clean, explore, and visualize data, you'll implement machine learning algorithms and build models to make predictions. As you work through the book, you'll use Python tools to analyze sales, visualize advertising data, predict revenue, address customer churn, and implement customer segmentation to understand behavior. By the end of this book, you'll have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to implement data science and machine learning techniques to better understand your marketing data and improve your decision-making.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)
Preface

1. Data Preparation and Cleaning

Overview

In this chapter, you'll learn the skills required to process and clean data to effectively ready it for further analysis. Using the pandas library in Python, you will learn how to read and import data from various file formats, including JSON and CSV, into a DataFrame. You'll then learn how to perform slicing, aggregation, and filtering on DataFrames. By the end of the chapter, you will consolidate your data cleaning skills by learning how to join DataFrames, handle missing values, and even combine data from various sources.