AIDA Is Dead! Long Live Buyer Complexity

Fathom

Longtime readers of this blog (and any qualified digital marketer) should already know to stick a fork in that old advertising acronym “AIDA”—attention, interest, desire, action—because it’s done. AIDA doesn’t do any of this. The post AIDA Is Dead!

How to Create the Three Parts for Any Sales Funnel

Webbiquity

Conversion Rate Optimization Marketing Automation and Demand Generation AIDA Katrina Manning lead generation Leadpath sales funnelGuest post by Katrina Manning. What is a Sales Funnel? Sales funnels are everywhere.

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The Marketing Funnel Is Dead. Let's Have Dessert.

Customer Experience Matrix

Of course, stages make perfect intuitive sense, and they’re ultimately based on the AIDA (Awareness, Interest, Desire, Action) model of the sales process that has been around for more than 100 years.* Indeed, there has been a fair amount of research questioning the validity of AIDA and similar “hierarchy of effects” models. The fundamental criticism is that decision making isn’t as rational as AIDA suggests because emotions play a much stronger part than AIDA allows.

AIDA Is Dead! Long Live Buyer Complexity

Fathom

Longtime readers of this blog (and any qualified digital marketer) should already know to stick a fork in that old advertising acronym “AIDA”—attention, interest, desire, action—because it’s done. AIDA doesn’t do any of this. The post AIDA Is Dead!

How to write 3,000 words every day when you don’t feel like it

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

When creating marketing communication, use the AIDA principle: Attention, Interest, Desire, Action. By Mars Dorian, {grow} Contributing Columnist. Every month, I meet up with a group of content creators and onlinepreneurs in some raunchy Berlin cafe.

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5 Mid-Funnel Lead Nurturing Mistakes

Modern B2B Marketing

I’ve seen the term AIDA since the beginning of my marketing career, and I still have to stop and say the individual words to remind myself what the acronym means (Attention Interest Desire Action, if you’re wondering).

The New Rules of Lead Generation: Book Review

The Effective Marketer

First, the author presents the reader with the AIDA framework, a model that every marketer should know. I was fortunate to receive a copy of “ The New Rules of Lead Generation “, by David T. Scott, for review.

Speed up your sales with scientifically proven writing tips

Biznology

How to use AIDA, PAS, and FAB in your sales copy. In this webinar with Heather Lloyd-Martin of SuccessWorks, she discusses tips for writing better sales copy. You’ve struggled over your sales copy, created what you thought was a persuasive page, and waited for conversions to start clicking.

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What Marketers Lost Sight of Over the Summer

Modern Marketing

The most successful marketing—regardless if it is social or not—revolves around market segmentation and a traditional marketing concept such as AIDA (Attention-Interest-Desire-Action.). Schools bell ring across the land as kids all over the world head back to school.

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30 Terms Every Sales and Marketing Professional Should Know

PureB2B

The marketing field is always evolving and to succeed, every marketing professional needs to keep up with the latest in industry trends, including its ever-expanding glossary. Marketers are naturally good at talking the talk; it’s kind of in our job description.

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Announcing the 2016 Stackies to be awarded at MarTech

chiefmartech

I was thinking of a modern version of AIDA, or a more contemporary take on the funnel. I’m excited to announce the second annual Stackies awards. Last year, we ran the inaugural Stackies as an experiment with two questions: How do marketers visualize their marketing technology stacks?

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A Small Biz Guide to Digital Marketing Acronyms

Vertical Response

There are semi easy-to-understand acronyms you might use in everyday life like, LOL (laugh out loud), ASAP (as soon as possible), TBD (too be determined) and even BYOB (bring your own beverage).

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60 Marketing Acronyms Every Industry Pro Should Know

Hubspot

AIDA: Attention, Interest, Desire, Action. Have you ever heard an acronym but you didn''t know what it meant? It can really throw you off your game in a conversation. I usually try to write it down discreetly or, if I have a laptop, look it up online without anyone seeing.

Mastering Direct Mail Marketing: How To Build A High-Converting Campaign

Radius

When thinking about your direct mail offer and what you should send, use principles like the AIDA formula (see below) to prepare clear copy and a desirable offer. This will help clarify what you want to express, then build out your offer with the AIDA formula.

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The Ultimate Smarketing Glossary: 62 Common Sales Terms Explained for Marketers

Hubspot

Sales and marketing teams are both responsible for the growth and revenue side of the business -- and yet, many of them still tend to operate like two opposing teams.

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Is it Time to Kill Lead Nurturing as We Know It?

Hubspot

Elmo Lewis proposed the AIDA (Awareness, Interest, Desire, Action) sales model.* Indeed, there has been a fair amount of research questioning the validity of AIDA and similar “hierarchy of effects” models. Wanna know a secret?

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delicious b2bmarketing

I really enjoyed the comment from Judy about AIDAE, evidence is so key in today's B2B environment. Perhaps you remember the old advertising formula AIDA - Attention, Interest, Desire, Action.

Reinvent the B2B Buyer Experience to Grow Revenues

Tony Zambito

Out of Synch :  We’ve relied on a logical and sequential progression view of the funnel or pipeline correlated to the many variations of the traditional view of the AIDA sales funnel which was first introduced in 1898 by the American Advertising and Sales pioneer E.

Seven Buyer and Sales Trends to Watch in 2011

Tony Zambito

With respect to systems or standards for measuring qualified leads and sales opportunities, there will be a shift in thinking about the effectiveness of models such as BANT and AIDA as the focus increases on sales experience and the buyer experience. Image by Benjamin Ellis via Flickr.

The New Rules of Lead Generation: Book Review

The Effective Marketer

First, the author presents the reader with the AIDA framework, a model that every marketer should know. I was fortunate to receive a copy of “ The New Rules of Lead Generation “, by David T. Scott, for review.

Using a Purchase Funnel to Measure Marketing Effectiveness: Better than Last-Click Attribution But Far From Perfect

Customer Experience Matrix

This is no different from the “sales funnel” that sales managers have long measured, nor from the AIDA model (awareness, interest, desire, action) that structures traditional brand marketing. Summary: Many vendors are now proposing to move beyond "last click" attribution to measure the impact of advertising on movement of customers through a sequence of buying stages. This is a definite improvement but not a complete solution.

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Rant: The Problem with Formatting Sales Pages.

Writing on the Web

Even when you’re giving something away, for FREE, you’ve got to write good “sales&# copy that spurs people into action.

A Conversation on 7 Buyer and Sales Trends to Watch in 2011

Tony Zambito

Most of sales and buyer thinking over the last 100 years have revolved around the AIDA and BANT process. Image via Wikipedia. Every once in a while, you have to admit you just didn’t get it right. 

Why Formulas Work Better than Templates for Email

Act-On

Some of the most common copywriter formulas are: AIDA – Attention, Interest, Desire, Action. “Grab the 3 Follow-Up Email Templates that Got a 70% Response Rate – in Silicon Valley!”. The EXACT Template that Pulled 308,074 Emails from Facebook!”. The Sales Email that Won 16 New B2B Customers!”.