The term “data hygiene” is more than a metaphor; if your list has invalid addresses, duplicate records, and swarms of typos, it’s not as healthy as it could be. Like bacteria colonizing the potato salad on a poorly tended salad bar, these bits of incorrect or invalid data can multiply throughout a database, reducing the overall effectiveness of your email marketing campaigns. A single error that propagates new, invalid account files of its own could limit deliverability.
Your house list is a key element of your marketing program, but building it takes time, and it isn’t always possible to complete it on your own. It can take some time to earn returns on your business list, but there are steps you can take today to start realizing higher ROI immediately. The long-term dividends are still there, but getting some quick wins generates the momentum and the revenue you need to reach those more distant goals.
No two donors are the same.
Whether they live in different areas, donate different amounts at different times, or give in different ways, your donors are not identical. It may be easy to think of them as a mass group, but they’re individuals!
Online video viewership by consumers continues to grow at an astonishing pace. According to comScore 182 million Americans watched online video and engaged in more than 39.8 billion video views during the month of September.
It is hard to be in business right now without hearing how significant data and analytics are in decision-making. However, without a clear understanding of the benefits of data integration, it’s hard to realise its value in B2B lead generation.
In the past 5 years the average sales cycle has increased 22%, and since B2B purchasing decisions require more buy-in from various parties than a B2C transaction, the B2B sales cycle has become even longer. According to a 2012 study by Marketing Sherpa, when a contact first gives a vendor their contact information 73% of them are not ready to take the next step to purchase. Because of these trends, marketers are always looking for ways to improve the prospect to customer conversion rate. As many of you are aware, one method that has seen great success is lead nurturing.
With the evolution of newer media, brands started adopting multiple channels to reach out to and engage with their target audience. But as soon as they turned on their information hose through these channels, customers essentially started ignoring and in fact ending up becoming increasingly dissatisfied as they expected a similar service and experience in each of these channels but what they received was far from it.