Menu-Planning Your Marketing Mix

Act-On

Planning a meal menu is a whole lot like planning a marketing mix. Marketing mix: What’s in the box? So, too, we must talk about what’s inside the box of the Marketing Mix. Historically, the phrase “Marketing Mix” incited marketers to spit out the 4 p’s: product, price, place, promotion. These are an excellent foundation; but the truth is, many newer-school marketers have a different set of tactics. Or, marketing effort.

Attribution Modeling vs Marketing Mix Modeling

Oktopost

Marketing may no longer be the ineffable art it was in the past. It used to be the case that “marketing” was essentially a black box that you’d pour money into, hoping to see a sales increase at the other end. The eternal CEO question is, where did the marketing department’s budget go?

MMA Modernizes Marketing Mix Models

Customer Experience Matrix

I’ve been spending a lot of time recently looking at marketing measurement systems. A good place to start is Marketing Management Analytics , known to its friends as MMA. MMA was founded in 1989 and is one of the pioneers in marketing mix modeling.

Efficiency and Effectiveness: The Perfect Marketing Mix

Leadspace

People often look at marketing efficiency and effectiveness as two sides of the same coin with little or no differentiation. While both do have a similar aim, efficiency and effectiveness remain wholly different components of your marketing strategy. Marketing marketing

Does Your Content Marketing Mix Address Your Business Challenges?

Content Standard

” Chances are you’ve seen this simple piece of advice echoed across countless articles, webinars, and conferences by plenty of well-meaning content marketing experts. But to an experienced marketer, this tip is pure common sense. Do Diversify Your Content Marketing Mix.

B2B Marketing: 3 reasons for adopting video content into your marketing mix

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Using online video advertising as another channel to support your lead generation efforts can help you craft a global audience of potential leads. Today’s B2B Lead Roundtable Blog post features three reasons why you should adopt video content into your B2B marketing mix.

Integrate Social Media Into Your Marketing Mix

Marketing Insider Group

At the same time, you know that social media has changed the marketing landscape : shouting to prospects with endless email offers may produce leads but you’re worried about the longer term implications to your market. So how do you incorporate social media into the marketing mix?

Integrating Social Media Into The B2B Marketing Mix [Slides]

Marketing Insider Group

This presentation covers the change that is occurring in marketing. Marketers are no longer in control of the message. We are in a battle for customer attention and focusing just on social media is a mistake too many businesses are making.

How to Add Social Media Holidays to Your Marketing Mix

Modern B2B Marketing

At Unmetric, we constantly measure and monitor our marketing efforts. So, how can you take advantage of social media holidays to increase engagement on your channels? Even marketing in real time can be tackled with preparation and readiness. Social Media Marketing b2b Consumer

How to get more with a marketing mix

Tomorrow People

Marketing. But is your marketing strategy lacking the marketing mix? Ask yourself these four questions to assess whether you could be getting more with a real marketing mix. Is this a marketing mix or a marketing mix up? How many channels do you use to market your services or products? Do you stick to one or two familiar ones - blogging, brochures etc - or do you create a true marketing mix for better results?

How to Incorporate Webinar Promotion into Your Multi-channel Marketing Mix

distribion

Leading organizations are discovering how effective it is to run webinars as part of their marketing strategy for increased brand awareness and lead generation. 30% are ready to buy, which represents 100% marketing qualified leads (MQL) based on lead scoring and other criteria.

Marketing Mix Best Practices – Effective Examples of the Seven P’s

The Lead Agency

How well do you know your way around the marketing mix? If you want to see your business grow it is vital that you have your eye on all the components that make up a successful marketing strategy. Mnemonics, like the seven Ps, can prove helpful for marketers to make sure nothing is missed in the planning phase of any campaign. Why Do We Use The Marketing Mix Model? Marketing Mix Best Practices. How much are your customers willing to pay?

Six reasons why webinars should (still) be core to your marketing mix

Heinz Marketing

We marketers get bored of things we do too often, especially when shiny new objects appear on the horizon. I had the pleasure of speaking at On24’s Webinar World last month, and while there spoke with numerous B2B marketers who still actively and regularly use webinars in their mix. And when I asked them why webinars were still so core to their success and marketing mix, here were the six answers I heard most often: 1.

Digital Channels Move Customer Engagement Strategies Beyond the Business Phone

Martech Advisor

Cold calling used to be a staple of many companies’ marketing and sales strategies. However, advances in technology are moving marketing and sales beyond the business phone to a variety of digital channels that allow enterprises to connect with customers and prospects on their terms.

Changes in the Professional Services Marketing Mix: Traditional vs. Online Marketing

Hinge Marketing

More than 20 years ago, Phillip Kotler, recognized by many as the father of marketing, warned that “information middlemen providers (“metamediaries”) would emerge on the Internet and assemble and offer evaluations of different suppliers for a small charge.”. Key Trends Influencing the Mix.

The Multi-Channel Marketing Mandate: Be Where Your Customers Are!

Marketing Insider Group

There are a few benefits of focusing on “B2B Marketing” as a topic. One of my best perks is that I occasionally get the honor of speaking at amazing industry events like Content Marketing World and the MarketingProfs B2B Forum (shameless plug: please join us!).

Managing Marketing Content Across the Customer Life Cycle

Measure Up Marketing

Considering our purpose as marketers, we should be placing customers at the center of our marketing efforts. That’s truer today than ever before, because customers have more choices, more control, more ways to connect, and more access information. No wonder marketers everywhere are scrambling to develop content and make use of the myriad of channels to reach and connect with prospects and customers. . The Customer Life Cycle .

Customer Experience Simplified

Modern Marketing

And we marketers take it to a whole new level. However, as much as we overcomplicate things, there is no overstating the importance of providing the best customer experience possible each time, every time and across all channels. It's a Cross Channel World.

B2B Marketing Mix: Will Online, Social Tactics Lead?

delicious b2bmarketing

B2B Marketing POSTs by Laura Ramos About the Author About this blog High tech marketers face incredible challenges building awareness, developing demand, enabling sales, and demonstrating marketings impact on the business in an increasingly digital world.

5 Tips for Optimizing Audience Engagement by Channel

Modern Marketing

A consistent, relevant experience across channels is built on a cohesive and relevant message. Much as we’d like to think we do, we often don’t know our customers as well as necessary to successfully target the message, deliver content in context, and create a sales relationship.

Direct Traffic Isn’t A Channel, It’s The Lack Of Proper Attribution

bizible

As a B2B marketer myself, I personally understand the frustrations of going into your analytics dashboard and seeing that “direct traffic” makes up a substantial portion -- it may even be the primary channel source -- of your visits and leads. So what can B2B marketers do about it?

Selecting the Best Digital Marketing Channels For Your Objectives

Strategic-IC

To see success in your campaigns, it’s crucial to consider your marketing channel mix. Here, Campaign Monitor explore three digital channels your campaigns should consider. Choosing the Right Channel For Your Campaigns. Today, it’s easy for marketers to feel overwhelmed by options! With a wide variety of digital marketing channels, tactics, and even agencies, understanding the best approach to take is increasingly complex.

Digital Marketing Ain’t Enough – Why the Data Marketer Will Own the Future

Crimson Marketing

Many of you are sophisticated in your use of Digital Marketing, and plan to continue investing in this area. But if you want a clear competitive advantage, try shifting your focus to Data Marketing. Being a “Digital” Marketer (i.e., Other Data Marketing Advantages.

How to Use Attribution Models to Decipher the Right Mix

Measure Up Marketing

How do you assign value to your channels and touch points? Your approach will impact the decisions regarding which touches and channels affect customer behavior and deserve investment. The leadership team expects Marketing to understand which channels, touches and content have the greatest impact on generating conversations, consideration and ultimately consumption. Build Your Attribution Model to Account for a Multitude of Touches, Content and Channels.

Multichannel or Omnichannel: What’s Really Best for You?

Crimson Marketing

If you support this latest strategic approach, you believe in creating a seamless buyer journey across all possible channels. When thinking about your channel strategy, consider your main objectives: Increase sales. But don’t ever forget about your customer.

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The Four Pillars of Content Strategy

Crimson Marketing

However, the “space you want to own” is about the problem(s) your target market faces. The beauty of gaining clarity on this pillar is that it informs both your positioning strategy and your overall marketing plan, and it also defines your SEO strategy.

8 Easy Ways to Freshen Up Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Crimson Marketing

It’s hard to believe, but we’ve made it through most of 2013 and noticed some definite trends showing up in the world of digital marketing. Time to revisit your marketing plan and consider some of these useful and easy-to-implement tips to freshen up your digital marketing strategy: .

Customer Experience Key to Consumer Loyalty

V12 Data

Customer Experience Key to Consumer Loyalty. Creating exceptional experiences for your customers and prospects can set yourself from the competition. Customers no longer base their loyalty on price or product. 8% – Mapping all elements of the customer experience.

3 Ways to Optimize Customer Experience Via Email

Modern Marketing

The pressure to create and maintain a stellar customer experience is a daunting challenge faced by brands, and the onus is increasingly falling on marketers to own the strategy and tactics to deliver on the promise of delight. Help your customers apply themselves.

How 4 Brands Are Revolutionizing the Customer Experience

Modern Marketing

As consumers, we don’t actively think about the “customer experience” — we just know when a brand makes us feel good. In this post, I’m going to review four examples of exceptional customer experiences. Customer Experience

How Unsubscribe Requests Can Affect Customer Experience

Modern Marketing

” It’s a tough subject for many marketers. Email remains one of the best ways to communicate with consumers directly, but the effectiveness of the channel is contingent upon maintaining deliverability health to ensure messages get to the inbox.

How Customer Data Platforms Help with Marketing Performance Measurement

Customer Experience Matrix

John Wanamaker, patron saint of marketing measurement. If you’ve been following my slow progress towards a set of screening questions for Customer Data Platforms , you may recall that “incremental attribution” was on the list. Marketing mix models. the marketing mix.

How promotional products fit in with the modern consumer

Biznology

The statistics prove just how important branded gifts and merchandise with your company logo on them can benefit your advertising and marketing mix. The study uses key metrics to evaluate the value of the promotional products and how they compare to other advertising channels.

The Secret To B2B Social Media?

Marketing Insider Group

Skip to content Home About Michael Brenner Appearances B2B Marketing Insider Michael Brenner's Blog on B2B Marketing Content Marketing Demand Generation Mobile Sales Alignment Search Marketing Social Media Strategy December 15, 2010 Subscribe The Secret To B2B Social Media?

VisualIQ Measures Marketing Impacts Across All Channels

Customer Experience Matrix

Summary: VisualIQ combines customer-level transactions and contact history with traditional aggregate data to produce better marketing performance measurement. It hasn't solved the problem of identifying the same customer across channels, but it's trying. But the fact remains that, now more than ever, marketers are trying to measure the impact of all contacts on customer behavior. Note that these are all industries that sell to their customers directly.

VisualIQ Connects Attribution to Media Buys

Customer Experience Matrix

As I threatened – I mean, promised – a couple of weeks ago , I’ll be writing about marketing measurement systems over the next month or two. It goes without saying that algorithmic attribution makes more sense than assigning all value to either the first or last marketing touch.

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How Brands Are Using Social Media As A Customer Service Tool

Modern Marketing

If you’re not currently using social media channels as a customer service tool, you’re missing out on a potentially huge opportunity to build customer loyalty and boost customer engagement with your brand. 1: Direct one-on-one engagement with customers.