Survey Highlights Email Marketing Effectiveness and ROI

The Effective Marketer

A recent research survey, Email Marketing Industry Census 2012 , conducted by eConsultancy and sponsored by Adestra sheds some light into how email marketing is being used and trends facing email marketing as an industry. According to the census, “ 55% of all company respondents could attribute more than 10% of their total sales to the email marketing channel, with 17% of respondents stating that email marketing attributed for over 30% ”.

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Why Marketers Should Care That 50% Of Millennials Read Buzzfeed

Marketing Insider Group

According to the US Census, millennials are the largest generation in the history of the […]. You already knew BuzzFeed’s audience is massive (to the tune of 200 million uniques per month), but more interesting to brands and content marketers is how they dominate among millennials. Half of all millennials in the US read BuzzFeed. The post Why Marketers Should Care That 50% Of Millennials Read Buzzfeed appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

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Diversity and Inclusion: How to Build a Plural Environment in the Company

RockContent

The first step we took was to structure a census to understand where we stood. Performing a census is a simple idea, but capable of promoting significant results. The diversity census form was sent to the team. Rock 2018 Diversity Census — employees’ sexual orientations.

5 Ways That Companies are Screwing Up Their eCommerce Growth

Marketing Insider Group

A study released by the US Census Bureau on July 14, 2017 states that non-store retail sales in June were up 9.2% from this time last year. For comparison, food and retail growth only rose 2.8% in June, and actually fell the previous month. So just how are these online retailers succeeding—and what can eCommerce […]. The post 5 Ways That Companies are Screwing Up Their eCommerce Growth appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Search Marketing

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Report: 82% of Marketers Now Practicing Email Segmentation

KoMarketing Associates

Adestra and Econsultancy recently conducted the “2018 Email Marketing Industry Census” and discovered that 82 percent of marketers currently practice basic email segmentation. Marketers continue to turn to email marketing as a way to reach out to customers and prospects, and as they do so, basic segmentation is growing in popularity as a tactic.

How Retailers Have Adapted During COVID-19 to Survive and Thrive

QuickPivot

Census Bureau. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented disruption to commerce and the retail industry. Retail sales dropped a record 16.4% in April according to the U.S. Thousands of stores have been temporarily closed since March, and it looks like some may never open again.

Women are on the Front-Lines of the Pandemic. What Does this Mean for Their Careers?

Zoominfo

Census Bureau. We’re trying to keep our heads above water. We’re trying to fight for everyone else’s life, but we also fight for our lives as well. Dr. Arabia Mollette, an emergency medicine physician. This is a preview of a post published on our Medium page. Read the full article. The global COVID-19 crisis directly affects more women than men in some of the most heavily impacted industries. In the U.S.,

Data Superpowers: Skew Correction

ConversionLogic

Census and VideoAmp’s own intab panel as ground truths. census and typical TV viewing behavior. Skew correction for customizable ground truths beyond the standard US census, cross-screen weights, and on-demand weights for custom time ranges and audiences are just a few of the groundbreaking developments we continue to work towards. At VideoAmp, we deal with a lot of complex topics, which is sort of par for the course working in adtech.

Does Design Have an Ageism Problem?

Ceros

In 2019, 9,429 people participated in the Design Census, sharing their age, gender, salary, and more. From AIGA’s Design Census 2019. Reading Time: 4 minutes. “I I want to stress the importance of being young and technical. Young people are just smarter.”. That quote came from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, during a 2007 event at Stanford University. And it’s indicative of a larger trend—maybe even an overall acceptance—of ageism in the workplace. Design is no exception.

Smart Data: New Compact Consumer PLUS File!

AccuData

Census Tracts and Block Groups. For your data needs, look no further than the Compact Consumer PLUS file. This data file offers you a comprehensive set of attributes to choose your target audience with enhanced coverage options to get your offer in the hands of prospects every time.

ClickZ Conference Coverage: 3 Examples of Big Data in Action

Oracle

When comparing it to the US Census voting data, they were able to discern that people who listen to jazz music tend to vote Democrat. We marketers know that Big Data is a big deal. People today are more interested in documenting events than actually experiencing them, only adding to the ever-growing catalogue of online data. But what’s the use case? How do we actually take the data that we capture and put it into action?

Email Marketing Still Effective But Evolving

KEO Marketing

The latest Email Marketing Industry Census (based on results gathered in January and February of this year) shows that email continues to be a leading channel for delivering return on investment. For channels measured based on ROI, the census found that email is at the top, tied with search engine optimization. As we have said here quite a few times recently, email continues to be an effective marketing channel for those who know how to use it well.

5 Stock Photo Sites That Will Make Your Content More Inclusive & Diverse

Contently

Census Bureau shows America is becoming a more diverse nation, especially among people between 18-39 years old, why do images like this still exist for companies to pluck and put on their sites: We can all see the elephant in the room—the South Asian man showing his colleagues something on his laptop. Some stock photos are bad. Some stock photos are good. Most are bland, by design. But there’s also a weird subsection of stock imagery that emphasizes stereotypes. Given that the U.S.

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Take Your Questions To The ‘Targeting’ Twitter Chat

Oracle

But according to the Econsultancy Email Marketing Industry Census of 2013 , less than a quarter of marketers are actually using advanced segmentation for their email campaigns. “ by contributor | Tweet this Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes courtesy of Rob Heerdegen , a Senior Marketing Automation Specialist, at Eloqua.

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5 ways to use market research to drive your content

Integrated B2B

Research the census. The census seems dull and inaccessible on the surface, but it contains a vast well of information on industries and the economy that you can use effectively. For example, if you’re targeting small businesses, census data will show which industries have a large number of small businesses. Content can be the most effective resource in your marketing toolkit — especially if it’s based on research.

Micro Data: Why Marketers Need It

Biznology

Other, less-intrusive measures (like looking at census information and trade organization membership lists) can also highlight specific details for a targeted group of individuals. Data is any company’s greatest asset. Professionals in all departments, from R&D and production to sales and marketing, rely on information to make decisions that sustain and grow business.

How to Speak the Same Language as Your Marketing Audience

Act-On

Outfits like Nielsen, credit-reporting companies, and even the US Census Bureau can be good starting points for market research and demographic data. Who are you writing for? Do you know anything about your marketing audience – such as the big issues in their industry, trends that might affect them, or the role they play in their own companies? Do you know the buzzwords they use every day? Knowing who you are speaking to is a key component of any kind of effective communication.

Just Asking For a Friend: In-Culture Advertising

AcuityAds

According to Census Bureau data, in 2017 a record 66.6 In today’s “Asking for a Friend” series, we are going to break down In-Culture Advertising: what it is, what it is not, and why it is so important. In the ever-evolving marketing world, it is crucial to keep pace with demographic change – and even better to stay ahead. Significant changes in the U.S. cultural landscape have made in-culture advertising imperative. million U.S.

choozlechat: Benefits of website accessibility with TruAbilities

Choozle

According to the 2010 Census, one in five people in the United States have a disability and collectively represent roughly $175 Billion in yearly purchasing power. When it comes to accessibility, most think about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Plan Your Q4 Email Sending Strategy to Beat the Coming Logjam

Act-On

For B2C companies, the holidays are a giant opportunity: the US Census Bureau reported that Q4 2015 saw a 33% rise in ecommerce sales over Q3, followed by a 20% drop in Q1 2016. Can you believe it? September’s almost done, another year has almost passed us by, and if you are like us – the days just keep getting busier and busier. With the new year only a little more than a quarter away, it’s important to think about your email strategy going into the last part of 2016.

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9 Tools for Better Market Research

BenchmarkONE

Census Website. Census website is the go-to resource for key data about market conditions, buyer behavior, and the general economic pulse of the U.S. With the growing demand for personalization, it’s never been more important to leverage market research in your marketing efforts. Uncovering key insights into your ideal buyer and your customers can be the difference between growing your business or steering a sinking ship. But where do you start with your research process?

10 data experts explain why little data is the new big data

Biznology

Big Data is a broad term for data that comes from places like web browsers, social networks, census, surveillance, and sensors. 91% of marketing leaders believe successful brands use customer data to drive business decisions (source: BRITE/NYAMA ). 90% of the world’s total data has been created just within the past two years (source: IBM ). 87% agree capturing and sharing the right data is important to effectively measuring ROI in their own company (BRITE/NYAMA).

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Senior Care Metrics That Matter: How to Choose the Most Lead Productive KPIs

SmartBug Media

Census Bureau. The number of seniors in the United States is expected to increase to 20 percent of the population by 2050, according to the U.S. That means the senior care space will become even more competitive—and finding the metrics that matter for your organization will be critical for success. Without choosing these KPIs carefully, you run the risk of wasting valuable time and money focusing on actions that don’t move the needle.

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How to Create Genuine Experiences in Your Online Marketing Campaigns

KoMarketing Associates

While the world has no shortage of idiots, the average internet user is middle class and many have an advanced education: the 2011 census showed that almost 90% of all households in the United States that had bachelors degrees had internet access. Users online are smart. They use the internet every day and are no longer phased by fancy blinking banner ads or emails that promise they will make $5,000 in a single week.

Future Marketing: Will Machines Take Over Half the Consumer Economy?

Customer Experience Matrix

Using Census data, classified each industry as B2B or B2C, and then split B2C between sectors that are already purchased through long-term relationships and those that will move to such relationships in the future. (I ‘Tis the season for predictions. I’m not going to plague you with any new ones right now, but did want to expand a bit on the long-term vision I’ve been talking about in speeches and described briefly last July as “robotech”.

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There Are 100 Million Millennials - Are You Ready?

Higher Logic

Here’s an excerpt: When you look at the most recent population projections from the Census Bureau, it gets even more interesting. Generations expert (and my co-author and partner) Jamie Notter recently posted this extensive article detailing some numbers research he has been doing around exactly how many Millennials there are. It’s important stuff, so I’m going to interrupt my regular column to point you to it.

Top 5 Tips of Market Research: How to Attract more Clients to Your Website?

Martech Advisor

These may include public data, labor statistics, census data, or other public documents. Having a website means putting in the work to attract more clients online and market research can help to increase your sales. Check out the guide to find how does market research work, how it can increase your traffic and more, shares, Emily Andrews, Marketing Communications Specialist, RecordsFinder.

Marketing Technology | Human Skills Become Even More Valuable in 2020

Marketo

Census Bureau listed 250 separate jobs. Historically, whenever a large, technological leap is taken it’s met with a degree of resistance, sometimes in a way that makes us laugh. The Wall Street Tech article, “ Women And Children First: Technology And Moral Panic ” shares that when trains were first introduced to the public there was a fear that women shouldn’t ride them since “uteruses would fly out of [their] bodies as they were accelerated to that speed.” They did not.

Use the Science of Emotion to Write Better Headlines

RockContent

Census Bureau show that while all age demographics will see population gains between now and 2060, the majority increase will happen among residents age 65 and older. POLITICO recently ran a headline on its website titled, “The fury of Ben Carson.” ” In a news cycle that has been consumed with sensational stories about politicians of all stripes, it normally wouldn’t be noteworthy. At just five words, the headline’s not even a complete sentence.

How to Choose the Most Link-Worthy Data Source for Your Content

Moz

Census , colleges and universities , the WHO , and the TSA. The data was free from the US Census, but in order to make any sense of it, our researchers had to use QGIS, Python, text-mining, and phrasemachine (a text analysis API) just to narrow it down to what we were looking for.

How to Choose the Most Link-Worthy Data Source for Your Content

Moz

Census , colleges and universities , the WHO , and the TSA. The data was free from the US Census, but in order to make any sense of it, our researchers had to use QGIS, Python, text-mining, and phrasemachine (a text analysis API) just to narrow it down to what we were looking for.

How Old Is “Too Old” for Research Citations in B2B Content?

Content4Demand

Census happens every 10 years. Content audits are popular with our clients. Often, they’re a starting block for a refresh strategy that extracts the most value from existing content while identifying gaps to address in a go-forward plan. We determine some audit criteria based on client needs and goals, but we also use a set of standard criteria for reviewing age, quality, buyer stage and other basic information.

35 Marketing Automation Stats to Make You Look Smart

Act-On

This graph from Adestra and eConsultancy’s 2016 Email Marketing Industry Census shows that having marketing automation capabilities is one of the most important attributes companies want from their email service providers. What do marketers love even more than new tools? Even more than reports, or new technology? And … maybe even more than results? Stats. Statistics are the first thing we mention in our presentations and our articles. They’re what we cite to justify our budgets.

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How to Start an LLC: A Comprehensive Guide for Freelancers

ClearVoice

Census Bureau data shows that the total number of business applications reached an all-time high of nearly 900,000 in the last quarter of 2019, with California contributing in large part to the increase. Census Bureau. Census Bureau also shows the number of LLC registrations in California increased 5.7%

Credible or not? 5 questions to evaluate research sources

Biznology

Census , for example, is only conducted once every 10 years. Scanning through my newsfeed recently, a headline caught my eye. It linked to a blog post covering a topic I’ve been researching for a client, and the study it cited is just what I need to prove our point. But… not so fast. Although the post was published just a couple of days earlier, the data supporting the author’s argument was outdated by years.

Truth Is Better Than Fiction: Why Marketers Need to Lean into Authenticity

Act-On

Primary sources are the raw things, the original accounts, like diaries, direct quotes, and census data. Authenticity. It’s a big word with bigger implications. To be authentic means to be true. With your story. To your audience. To yourself. Authenticity in marketing means honesty. Transparency. Disclosing. Telling the truth. Here’s a truth about me. I can’t lie. Not at work, not in my writing, and not personally. Even stretching the truth makes me squirm.

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Just Asking For a Friend: In-Culture Advertising

AcuityAds

According to Census Bureau data, in 2017 a record 66.6 In today’s “Asking for a Friend” series, we are going to break down In-Culture Advertising: what it is, what it is not, and why it is so important. In the ever-evolving marketing world, it is crucial to keep pace with demographic change – and even better to stay ahead. Significant changes in the U.S. cultural landscape have made in-culture advertising imperative. million U.S.