The practice of using predictive analytics for marketing is becoming much more commonplace, but, in many ways, this field is still immature. Marketers are using analytics to identify new prospects, qualify leads, predict close rates, and optimize pricing, but there are still many ways to refine these methods -- along with many pitfalls to avoid.
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Aberdeenís Content Marketing survey revealed that while 95% of marketers are using or considering using a content marketing strategy, there are some distinct differences between those using content well and those just using content. The Best-in-Class are not only creating content at volume, they are taking a much more data-driven approach to their content marketing strategy ó and itís paying off. Find out how.
Aberdeenís research shows that 90% of Best-in-Class marketers report fueling lead generation efforts with content marketing. What do you need to know to follow this best practice of the Best-in-Class? Thatís exactly what this Knowledge Brief is intended to uncover.
As direct marketers, you know "the devil is in the details." Being able to drill-down on results is important to determine future strategies. It takes discipline and the application of direct marketing tenets. But you can fine-tune your results, target better and reap the rewards.
eCommerce Marketers who want to exploit the full potential of e-mail should develop plans to consistently grow their permission-based e-mail lists of customers and prospects. This allows them to build loyalty and promote cross-sell and up-sell opportunities.
It always surprises me that as eCommerce marketers we give lip service to the importance of testing, buy many of us don't take the time to fine-tune our email programs. If you are able to identify a few elements through testing that resonate with your customers and then employ those insights in your ongoing program, the improvements may be sustainable over time.
Published By: AcquireWeb
Published Date: Apr 07, 2008
This article, published by Target Marketing in April 2008, examines principles and practices associated with acquisition e-mail, which also apply to CRM programs, that are often overlooked by marketers when building their e-mail strategies. These fundamentals serve as strategies to consider and employ to yield higher response rates and a more effective e-mail marketing effort.
Published By: Acrolinx
Published Date: Apr 01, 2015
Content marketing is one of the highest priorities for todayís marketers, with growth rates for content development and distribution skyrocketing. According to the Content Marketing Institute, for example, 70 percent of marketers are investing more in content marketing than ever before. A recent research report from global market intelligence firm IDC further underscores the point, noting that ďbuilding out content marketing as an organizational competencyĒ is one of CMOsí most important initiatives, second only to measuring ROI. Read this white paper to learn more about the Global Content Impact Index.
For an email campaign to be successful, marketers must reach the right person at the right time, with the right offer. By learning the basics of deliverability, you're better prepared to build emails that will actually reach your potential customers.
Lead scoring is a key missing link in many B2B marketing strategies. A growing number of B2B marketers understand this vital role lead scoring plays in the marketing process. Yet they still face challenges getting started with lead scoring and learning how to generate a measureable ROI from their efforts. In this whitepaper you will learn seven foundational steps your company can take to set up a functional and cost-effective lead scoring strategy. These include understanding the fundamentals of lead scoring; learning how to identify the traits that define your ideal sales prospects; and building a system that will grow with your organization over time.
Itís all about the leads. Itís true. B2B marketers spend their day focused on generating enough of them to fill their sales funnel. But thatís not always an easy task. So how do todayís marketers fill the funnel? They use content marketing. Learn essential ways to use content to generate top-of-funnel leads.
42% of marketers cite the lack of a content marketing strategy as their main challenge to achieving content marketing success (Ascend2 research). Our eBook will give you six best practices to develop and deploy a content marketing strategy that drives results.
As marketers, we often find ourselves on the dreaded execution treadmill. Running from campaign to campaign and tactic to tactic without understanding the impact weíre having on the bottom line. A high-performance marketing plan can help you understand how your programs are doing, tie them back to revenue, and show you where you should be prioritizing your time. Get started on your plan today with this six-step blueprint for developing a high-performance marketing plan.
42% of marketers cite the lack of a content marketing strategy as their main challenge to achieving content marketing success (Ascend2 research). While many marketers are using content marketing, an effective content marketing strategy doesnít create itself. It requires careful planning and focused execution. So how do you get started? Our eBook will give you six best practices to develop and deploy a content marketing strategy that drives results.
Subject lines can be one of the most important elements of your email program. Itís your first (and maybe your last) impression on your recipients. Itís what determines your email response and engagement. However, many marketers will spend far more time on the content of the email and ignore the importance of the subject line. After all, an awesome email is worthless if itís never seen. Thatís why itís so important to know how to create amazingly effective subject lines that will get your email opened.
Consumers demand Ė no, expect Ė marketers to deliver highly relevant communications. Yet, daily headlines about security and privacy keep them on guard about use of their personal information. How do you reconcile the personalization privacy paradox?
Guest speaker, Forrester Research, Inc.ís Fatemeh Khatibloo and Bryan Throckmorton of Acxiom will offer fresh findings on customer expectations regarding privacy and examples of how companies are building transparency and trust Ė and differentiating themselves Ė with preference centers that put more control in the hands of customers.
Devices like the iPhone have made the mobile Internet a massively valuable new advertising medium, with a worldwide audience of 546 million consumers and 10 times higher brand awareness and 10 times higher click-through rates than online advertising. The mobile Internet is changing the face of advertising, and marketers must adapt to stay ahead of the competition. This White Paper is an introduction to mobile advertising and the key things marketers need to know to run successful mobile campaigns. What you'll learn: 1) The Basics: An introduction to mobile advertising; 2) Who you can reach: Demographics and statistics; 3) Spotlight on the iPhone: What it means for marketers; 4) Results you can expect with mobile advertising; 5) Case studies: Examples of Brand and Performance mobile campaigns; 6) What you need to know to extend your campaigns to mobile.
Adobe has released the results to the 2012 Digital Marketing Optimization Survey, where over 1700 global digital marketers across major industries offered insights into plans for driving revenue and growth in the coming year. With an increasing portion of marketing spend shifting to digital channels, it's more critical than ever to measure online marketing programs and initiatives to help identify where you can raise conversions and add to the bottom line.
The volume of customer data that marketing departments possess continues to grow at explosive rates. But new research from the Aberdeen Group finds that less than 40% of marketers use this information to optimize and target their campaigns. This "data rich, insight poor" phenomenon is examined in their new white paper, which identifies common analytics challenges-and shows how you can rise above them.
Where should you be advertising in 2012? How will consumer behavior change the way you interact with your audience? What mobile trends will impact you most this year? Marketers, retailer, content owners and technology firms are more focused than ever on obtaining results from investments in digital marketing. If past years were about amassing data from the touch points between companies, 2012 will be about curating, filtering and measuring that information to drive outcomes.
Adobe has released the 2012 Digital Marketing Optimisation Survey Results, which focuses on the key areas where digital marketers need to excel in order to ensure success: personalisation, social media, mobile, and customer experience.
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