Over the last several years we’ve seen the proliferation of the idea of “culture” within a business. As a part of this, companies have focused on creating a culture that is desirable to attract and retain talent. Have you ever wondered if the culture portrayed through social media and other channels reflects reality? Is the… Read More Artifacts of Culture
In spite of the rise of digital and social media marketing, we emphatically announce, “Direct mail is not dead!” In fact, direct mail still produces a 5.1% response rate. To put that in perspective, the DMA (Data & Marketing Association) reports that the response rates of email and social media marketing are 0.5% and 0.2%,… Read More Want to Know Where Event Attendees Are Coming From? Response Tracking Can Help.
The business struggle Several years ago, I tried my hand at entrepreneurship. Having worked in a consultant capacity at a previous job, I sought to continue as an independent consultant for manufacturing companies. As I went through the process of setting up my business, creating collateral, training materials, presentations, and more, I ran into a… Read More Partner with ANS
I recently heard a story about an associate of mine that worked in my industry. Due to circumstances that I am unaware of, this person decided to go against specific regulations in our industry and has landed in a correctional facility with lengthy jail time as a result. I would never have seen this coming… Read More What is your integrity worth?
2018 has been a year of seeing many people around me turn the page on their final chapter of life. Witnessing the deaths of those around me, young and old, has ushered in some reflection on life and the value of each day. While the conversation of death seems to be painful (understandably) for who… Read More Want to Make More Memories? Start Doing These Five Things
Recently we brought on a new list management client. Their customer file consists of buyers and members of the websites, PaleoPlan.com and PaleoHacks.com. A snapshot of the ANS Customer Profile Report we produced for our new management client shows that while the home value for their customers pretty closely follows the average, the age of their… Read More ANS Customer Profile Report – An Inside Look
There are a lot of tips for email marketing out there: segment your email list, use personalization, email only to people who know your brand, hygiene your email data, avoid spam keywords, create a thoughtful subject line, etc. All of this is great advice! However, a lot of these tips are related to your email… Read More Email Data Improvement with a Data Append
For many Connecticut homeowners, lying down at night is not a relaxing experience. While they try to rest, they can’t fight the anxiety and tension as they wonder whether tonight will be the night their house finally collapses. Nearly 30,000 Connecticut homeowners are plagued with the same problem—their homes are literally crumbling due to bad foundations. Apparently, these foundations used concrete from the same quarry possessing a particular mineral… Read More Your Business May Have Been Failing From the Start
When it comes to hosting an event, it often seems no matter how good the idea, product, program, or training, it’s a challenge to translate the aspiration of a full house of enthused listeners to even a few attendees. However, with the right marketing, an event can be a success. ANS specializes in helping seminar… Read More No Event Attendees? Try Our Event Marketing Timeline
On Cyber Monday 2017, desktop e-commerce sales amounted to 3.36 billion US dollars, up from 2.67 billion US dollars in the previous year. This figure represents a 26% year-on-year growth. [source] That’s a lot of dough! Maybe it’s time for you to get serious about your holiday email marketing. The holidays are a time of… Read More Email Marketing Tips for a Piece of the Holiday Pie