We have talked a lot about the importance of having a social media presence for your business. Not only is it a good way to open up channels of communication with your customers, but also lets you know first-hand what your customers want. Having that kind of an edge on your product or service offering… Read More 3 Steps to Improve your Social Media Strategy
There is no doubt that knowing exactly who will be most likely to buy your product or service is the golden question, but how do you find the answer? Being able to effectively sift through data is an excellent place to start. I recently read an article by Hal Conick from the American Marketing Association… Read More Getting the ROI You Want Out of Your Data
What motivates you to get online? I would dare to say that at least one of your reasons is to get information. People often are looking for information, whether to know what is going on in the world or to find out the latest on hot products and services. Having a blog is the… Read More 5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Blog
Is direct mail still relevant? I went to college and earned my degree in marketing with an emphasis in digital marketing. My studies included classes like digital marketing, web analytics, digital media, and social media marketing. In fact, the focus was so heavily centered on digital marketing that I never really considered direct mail as… Read More The Truth About Direct Mail
Twitter for business A few years ago I was getting hyped to watch a certain major sporting event, but I ran into a big problem. The game was about to start and I couldn’t log into the streaming service that was airing the game. My subscription was paid and current. I hadn’t changed my password… Read More 4 Tips to Growing Your Business on Twitter
Have you thought about direct marketing for your business? Whether it be direct mail, email, or telemarketing; direct marketing has continued to show success through its positive response rates. There is great worth found in direct marketing and even greater worth when seeking out new leads by renting third party marketing lists. When you rent… Read More List Broker: What is it, and Why do I Need One?
Joy Gendusa gives some great information in an article titled “5 Questions You MUST Ask Before Buying a Mailing List”. The first points given are the most important to understand: mailing lists can be hard to understand and finding the right one for your business can be difficult. With these things in mind, it is important not… Read More Mailing Lists – the 5 Questions You MUST Ask!
A Scientific Study Today’s world is becoming more and more digital. The change is not just in how information is accessed, but also in how it is presented. As marketing transitions from physical to digital, is it getting better? Are the digital ads replacing physical ads as the most effective strategy? DM News’ article, Direct mail Has a Greater Effect on Purchase Than Digital Ads by Al… Read More Direct Mail vs Digital Ads
Big Data and Business I recently came across Wall Street Journal’s article, “The Big Mystery: What’s Big Data Really Worth?” and it got me thinking about the value of data. The topic brought up some interesting points of discussion including: obtaining revenue from your data, using it to acquire new customers, altering product lines to… Read More Big Data has Big Value
Data can be one of your greatest assets in growing and maintaining your business. It can help you bring in new leads as well as follow up with existing customers. Sales volume can increase while existing customers can be happy about special offers that have been given to them by mail or email. With all… Read More Data Hygiene Essentials